The Ohio Theatre was designed by Thomas E. Lamb in the Spanish-Baroque style and opened in 1928. It was a movie theater along with a stage venue at the beginning. Anne Dornan, a graduate of the Columbia School of Architecture, decorated and furnished the building. The theater was dropping in popularity in the 1960s, but a massive effort was made to refurbish and keep the theater. It has since gone through many renovations.
The Ohio Theatre box office is open from 9am to 5pm Monday through Friday and on Saturday from 10am to 2pm. There are extended hours on the day of each show. The doors typically open one hour before the show. Cameras, video recorders and audio recorders are not allowed at the Ohio Theatre. Children, regardless of age, need a ticket of their own.