Release Date: October 1,2020

Private Movie Nights Are Back at the Civic!

October 1, 2020, Akron, OH — The Akron Civic Theatre is auctioning off four private movie nights for up to 50 guests in October and November at The site is now open for bidding on these four private movie night dates: Friday, Oct. 16, 2020; Friday, Oct. 23, 2020; Friday, Nov. 6, 2020; and Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. The auction closes on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 6:00 p.m.

Bidders are invited to gather 50 family, friends or co-workers for a socially distanced movie night in the beautiful, and spacious Akron Civic Theatre. Guests will have the auditorium all to themselves, with a stagehand on duty. Winners can make it a theme night, a family night, an employee thank-you night, a very special date night or just an old-fashioned movie night. More details are available at the auction site.

State of Ohio social distancing and sanitation recommendations will be observed. All guests must wear face masks at all times when in the theater, except when consuming food or beverage, which must be done while seated. Seating will be arranged in socially distanced pods of four. A full set of guidelines will be sent to the winners.

About the Akron Civic Theatre
The Akron Civic Theater was built in 1929 by Marcus Loew and designed by famed theater architect, John Eberson.  The interior structure was fashioned after a Moorish castle featuring Mediterranean decor, including medieval carvings, authentic European antiques and Italian alabaster sculptures.  In June 2001, the Akron Civic Theatre underwent the most comprehensive restoration and expansion project in its history, whereby the theater was brought up to modern performance and patron standards.  The theater now attracts nearly 110,000 people annually for nationally touring concerts, comedians, and family shows, as well as a wide variety of events featuring local and regional artists.  For more information visit