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Morton Theatre - Athens, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 33° 57.518 W 083° 22.719
17S E 280206 N 3760118
Quick Description: Listed on the NRHP, this historic building was saved and converted into a performing arts stage.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 7/28/2009 8:38:11 AM
Waymark Code: WM6WF0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
The Morton Theatre hosted early acts such as classical pianist Alice Carter Simmons, Butterbeans and Susie, Blind Willie McTell, Curley Weaver and Roy Dunn.

Restored and adapted as a performing arts space, the Morton now caters to local community and touring groups hosting live musical concerts, musicals, dramas, church services, weddings, dance concerts, receptions, poetry readings, and pageants.

We seat 500 and are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Our stage lighting system is state of the art with an ETC Express 72/144 light board and Source Four lighting instruments. Our audio system allows for the broadcast of both live and pre-recorded sounds and our fly system has 24 rigging lines.

We are available for rentals, seminars, small banquets, meetings, conferences, receptions...

We hope you find our website informative and entertaining. For more information, feel free to contact us and if you are in the area, drop by for a tour. We are more than happy to show off

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NRHP Waymark
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Theater Name: Morton Theatre

Country: USA

Address:
195 W. Washington St
Athens, GA usa
30601


Web Site: [Web Link]

Venue: Community Theater

Type of Productions:
musical concerts, musicals, dramas, church services, weddings, dance concerts, receptions, poetry readings, and pageants.


Restored Building: yes

Date of Construction: 1910

Architect/Designer: Monroe Bowers ("Pink") Morton

Seating Capacity: 500

Stage Type: Not listed

Special Productions/Events/Festivals: Not listed

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