One of the first, and the oldest surviving vaudeville theatre in the United States, uniquely built, owned, and operated by an African-American, the Morton opened in 1910 and is listed in the national register of historic places. The rehabilitated Morton Theatre is a unit of the Arts Division of Athens-Clarke County's Leisure Services Department, and is managed by the Morton Theatre Corporation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The Theatre operates as a rental facility that hosts a wide range of dramatic and musical performances, as well as special events.
Photos published with permission of Morton Theatre
Built in 1910, this historic vaudeville theatre is a rehabilitated community arts theatre. The facility also houses additional spaces that can be rented with or without the theatre.
Supported Layouts and Capacities
Capacity: 548 People