E.J. Thomas Hall

198 Hill StreetAkron, Ohio 44325

E. J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall, built by The University of Akron and a group of dedicated community leaders, opened in October 1973 to rave reviews. Occupying three acres on the western edge of the campus of The University of Akron adjacent to downtown, this $13.9 million facility is owned and operated by The University of Akron for use by students and faculty of The University and by community and civic organizations active in the performing arts.

The Hall also serves as home to The Akron Symphony Orchestra, Tuesday Musical Association, Children’s Concert Society, Akron Youth Symphony and Broadway in Akron presented by Playhouse Square.