1994 Movie Premiere
Doors open to the public on July 6, 2021. Temporarily closed to public due to COVID-19. You can still take pictures of the outside of the building.
A historic 1928 movie palace in the grand baroque style, the Renaissance Theatre is now the premiere venue for live entertainment in North Central Ohio. National Broadway Tours, rock, country, comedy shows and movies, as well as The Mansfield Symphony, play here throughout the year. Wander inside this breathtaking attraction to see where the Shawshank movie premiered!
Though The Shawshank Redemption movie is not showing at the Theatre, it is worth a visit to see where the movie premiered and take memorable photos.
Shawshank Trail Fun Fact
Sit in the very same seats where the premiere of The Shawshank Redemption was shown on Tuesday, September 13, 1994 at the Renaissance Theatre.
Photo Credit: Jeff Sprang Photography