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One of the first, and the oldest surviving African-American built, owned, and operated vaudeville theatres in the United States, the Morton Theatre opened in 1910 and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The fully restored Morton is a rental facility that hosts a wide range of performances and special events. The Morton Theatre hosted early acts such as classical pianist Alice Carter Simmons, Butterbeans and Susie, Blind Willie McTell, Curley Weaver and Roy Dunn, and experienced the dawn of the silver screen as a movie house.
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, award ceremonies, lectures, pageants, and more.
Morton Theatre is currently accepting applications for a communications intern who can begin working with the historic theatre in Fall 2016. This position will provide applicants with experience in client...
The Morton Theatre seeks a volunteer to develop and administer the (volunteer) Troupers program for the Morton Theatre.
Please email resumes and cover letters to Lynn Battle Green at firstname.lastname@example.org or...
Morton Theatre Corporation (MTC) is seeking qualified candidates for 3-year board volunteer positions, terms beginning July 1.
MTC will meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m....
Campers will enjoy learning the basics of theatrical performance. Activities will include blocking and performing a workshop play, theatre games,...
A musical theatre production by the campers of ACT’s Children’s Theatre Performance Camp. Athens Creative Theatre is a unit of...
Youth Voices United and the Athens Area Paine College Club present the Etheridge Arts Ensemble in Pearl Cleage’s play “Flyin’...
Monthly Board Meeting of the Morton Theatre Corporation Board of Directors
The Morton Theatre Corporation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Another exciting event is currently in the planning phase. Details soon to follow.
In September 1912, the Morton played host to "The Brooks Players." The show featured several comedians, singers, and other performers. The show was very well recieved by a large and appreciative Athens audience.
Athens-Clarke County Unified Government
A-CC Leisure Service Department
Athens Creative Theatre
Athens Convention and Visitor's Bureau
Hands on Northeast Georgia
Fox Theatre Institute
League of Historic American Theatres
Georgia Council for the Arts
National Endowment for the Arts
The Morton Theatre is a unit of the Arts Division of Athens-Clarke County's Leisure Services Department.
Managed by the Morton Theatre Corporation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit
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