Northeast Georgia Mountains / Toccoa

Historic Ritz Theatre at the Schaefer Center

139 Doyle St.
Toccoa, GA 30577

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  • Interior of the Schaefer Center, 2013

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  • Brought back to the original colors from '30s/ '40's

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  • Getting ready to enjoy our summer movies

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  • The performance will begin soon

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  • The interior of the Schaefer Center during a performance.

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The Historic Ritz Theatre at the Schaefer Center is a refurbished 1939 art deco theater in historic downtown Toccoa. The Ritz hosts various yearly performances, including fashion shows, movie screenings, theatrical performances, concerts, award shows, and more. For a full list of events, please visit our website at

Info & Amenities

  • Admission & Fees

    Call 706.282.3309 for information Varies

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site


    Free Parking

    Parking on Site

    General Information


    Handicapped Accessible (Limited)

    Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities



    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Night at the Ritz

    Night at the Ritz

    09/07/2017 - 02/01/2018

    Main Street Toccoa announces an exciting new entertainment series, Night at the Ritz, which features a wide variety of affordably-priced musical and theatrical performances to be held at Toccoa's Historic Ritz Theatre. Night at the Ritz will feature six acts over a six month period and includes classical music, Georgia music legend Randall Bramblett and the return of the Malpass Brothers and Lightwire Theater to Toccoa. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children aged 3-12, and free for child... read more

  • Truett McConnell University String Orchestra

    Truett McConnell University String Orchestra

    02/03/2018 - 02/03/2018

    The Truett-McConnell University String Orchestra makes its first appearance at the Ritz! Come out for a night of classical music in a state-of-the-art environment. This experience is great as an educational and family-friendly opportunity!

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  • James Gregory: Live at the Ritz

    James Gregory: Live at the Ritz

    02/16/2018 - 02/16/2018

    Main Street Toccoa presents: The Funniest Man in America, James Gregory. Returning to the Ritz Theatre is the ever-raucous James Gregory. Featuring a show that appeals to all ages, James will have you rolling on the floor with laughter!

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  • Reshana Marie Band: Live at the Ritz

    Reshana Marie Band: Live at the Ritz

    03/08/2018 - 03/08/2018

    A Nashville recording artist, songwriter, incredible singer and musician, Reshana Marie now performs in her very own high energy band! Playing Classic / Modern Country, some Classic Rock and her originals, she can hold her own on any stage in the country alongside the best of them! Reshana traveled the nation for seven years as a young teenager along with her seven brothers, and sisters, singing original and classic Southern Gospel music with this family of ten as The McDowell Family. She lat... read more

  • Larry Gatlin: Live at the Ritz

    Larry Gatlin: Live at the Ritz

    03/25/2018 - 03/25/2018

    Grammy Award winner, country music legend, and frontman of the famous Gatlin Brothers, Mr. Larry Gatlin is bringing his signature sounds to the Historic Ritz Theatre on March 25, 2018.

    Tickets are available online at

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  • Reverend Tribble & The Deacons: Live at the Ritz

    Reverend Tribble & The Deacons: Live at the Ritz

    04/05/2018 - 04/05/2018

    Conner Mack "Reverend" Tribble was born in Thompson, Georgia, the same hometown as blues legend blind Willie McTell. There must be something in the water there, because by the time Conner was ten years old, he had already played in a show with Rock'n Roll legend Jerry Lee Lewis. Conner went to high school in Athens, Georgia and was later referred to in an article as "The Godfather of Punk," years before Athens became the famous music town it now is. He moved to New York City, where local musi... read more

  • Nitrograss: Live at the Ritz

    Nitrograss: Live at the Ritz

    05/03/2018 - 05/03/2018

    In a world void of any real superheroes, Nitrograss sprung to life from the heart of the rural Appalachians like unsightly mutants emerging from a hazardous chemical spill, with one singular mission: to take the Bluegrass world by storm, and with deadly force. Perhaps "deadly force" is a bit of an exaggeration… but they certainly wield a fierceness most acoustic groups lack today. Nitrograss, both sonically unique and visually appealing in their performances, provides a carefree and excitin... read more