Rentals

Rental Application

When you are ready to discuss a date, please call our administrative office at 706.613.3770 to confirm its availability.  If you decide host to your event here, simply supply us with the necessary application fee in addition to the Space Reservation and Promotions & PR forms.

Once our office has received these requirements, you will possess an official hold on your requested date/s, on your way to confirming your booked event!

 

Mission Statement

The Morton Theatre of the Leisure Services Department, Arts & Nature Division, and as a service of local government is a sophisticated historic performance venue which is committed to showcasing rich, dynamic and diverse entertainment and cultural events.

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Waiting in the Wings!


The Morton Theatre boasts a complete complement of state-of-the-art lighting and sound equipment in addition to an accoustically superb auditorium suited to almost any production or special event.  Our Technical Director is available to answer your technical questions and to assist you in planning for your event's transition into the Morton's space.

Download the Technical Rider for specific details.  Need an item you don't see listed?  Please contact Theatre Staff for assistance in locating a vendor or other means of addressing your event's technical or theatrical equipment needs. For more specific technical questions, please contact our Technical Director at mortontheatre@athensclarkecounty.com

Amenities


  • Listed on the National Register of Historic Places
  • Restored and adapted for performing arts space and community events
  • Meets Americans with Disabilities Act requirements
  • 480-seat, acoustically superb auditorium
  • Lighting system: ETC Express 72/144 with 96 dimmers and Source 4 lighting instruments with 3 Lycian Super Arc spotlights
  • Sound system: Yamaha MC 32/14 FX 32 channel audio system allows broadcast of pre-recorded and live sound reinforcement and recording
  • Flying system: 24 rigging lines, 3 sets of black legs and borders, a mid-stage black, powder blue cyc, 3 on-stage electrics, and a black traveler at rear
  • Available for performance rentals, tours, seminars, small banquets, meetings, conferences, receptions, and more.

     

    Seating Capacity: 480

  • Stage Diagram


    The stage diagram below shows the line sets, and dimensions of the Morton Theatre Stage. Please contact the Technical Director (mortontheatre at athensclarkecounty.com) for more specific information.

    Morton Theatre Stage Diagram

     ~Not To Scale~