198 Hill Street
Akron, OH 44325-0501 USA
Monday-Friday: 11am-5:30pm. Summer Hours: 11am-4pm
E. J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall, built by The University of Akron and a group of dedicated community leaders is an outstanding performing arts complex and cultural center. Since its first season in 1973, the Hall has exceeded expectations and grown in stature as a cultural and community center for northern Ohio. Located on the corner of University Avenue and Hill Street on The University of Akron's campus in downtown Akron, Thomas Hall annually hosts more than 400,000 people of all ages who visit the Hall for a variety of programs, activities and performances ranging from the University Forum Speaker Series, celebrations and community fundraising events to a popular Broadway Series and special attractions.