Presidential Pathways / Columbus

RiverCenter for the Performing Arts

900 Broadway
Columbus, GA 31901

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Located in the heart of historic Uptown Columbus, Rivercenter for the Performing Arts is the centerpiece of the city's new arts and entertainment district.

The theatre has hosted a variety of world-renowned performers, including classical artists such as Yo-Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman and Jessie Norman; popular entertainers such as James Taylor, Jerry Seinfeld, David Copperfield and Wynonna; international ensembles such as the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna Boys Choir and Cirque √Čloize; and national touring productions such as the Broadway shows CHICAGO, RENT and CATS.

RiverCenter's state-of-the-art facilities include the 2,000-seat Bill Heard Theatre, the 430-seat Legacy Hall and the 180-seat Studio Theatre.

We offer senior, student and teacher discounts, as well as military and group.

Visit to find out what national and international acts will be making their way to Columbus this year!

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Monday: 10:00AM - 5:30PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 5:30PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 5:30PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 5:30PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 5:30PM

    Admission & Fees

    Ticket Price Range $0 - $100+


    Group Discount

    Military Discount

    Facility Amenities

    Live Music

    Parking off Site

    Parking on Site

    General Information


    Group Amenities

    Group Rates Available

    Group Reservations Required



    Near Interstate Highway


    Payment Options

    American Express




    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Super Heroes & Villains

    Super Heroes & Villains

    02/24/2018 - 02/24/2018

    This rollicking Pops concert searches film scores and television sound tracks to present music that pits the most virtuous super heroes against the most vile, evil super villains. Superman, Batman, Spiderman, and all the rest will do battle with their arch nemeses. At the end, only one will remain standing (and it probably won't be conductor Del Gobbo).

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  • Sleeping Beauty with the Columbus Ballet

    Sleeping Beauty with the Columbus Ballet

    03/16/2018 - 03/16/2018

    The CSO and the dancers of The Columbus Ballet join together for a performance of Tchaikovsky's "Sleeping Beauty." Special pre-concert activities all around the RiverCenter will make this a delightful evening for the whole family.

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  • Kaleidoscope


    04/14/2018 - 04/14/2018

    The Schwob School of Music at Columbus State University is proud to announce its annual, students-only event, Kaleidoscope. Experience the passion of 230 talented music students in an exciting 70-minute, full spectrum musical performance! Featuring large instrumental and vocal ensembles, chamber music, and individual performers, Kaleidoscope offers an electrifying variety of repertoire from classical to jazz, from exuberant to refined: you will hear it all! What makes Kaleidoscope different f... read more

  • Verdi's Requiem

    Verdi's Requiem

    04/21/2018 - 04/21/2018

    The orchestra is joined by choral forces from CSU, Auburn University, and LaGrange College in this presentation of Giuseppe Verdi's masterpiece. Composed in 1874 to honor the great Italian poet and novelist Alessandro Manzoni, it is among the most frequently performed major choral works ever written. Featuring: Columbus State University Choral Union, Auburn University Chamber Choir, LaGrange College Choir, Amanda Hall (soprano), Stacey Rishoi (mezzo-soprano), J. Warren Mitchell (tenor), and N... read more