The Classic Center Theatre is the "crown jewel" of Downtown Athens. This state-of-the-art 2,100 seat theater is home to nationally touring Broadway productions, headline entertainers, concerts, and the Athens Symphony.
In the heart of downtown Athens, Georgia, The Classic Center Theatre is northeast Georgia's premier performing arts venue. This 2100-seat masterpiece is a perfect combination of big-city polish and small town charm, with everything from concerts to step shows to Broadway musicals gracing its stage.
More than just a performing arts space, The Classic Center Theatre is home to a myriad of community events including church services, meetings, community fundraising events, and the extremely popular Athens Symphony Concerts. The Classic Center Theatre has hosted the Secretaries of State, a weekly network television series, and the annual "Dancing with the Athens Stars."
The stars of the annual entertainment lineup at The Classic Center Theatre are the Broadway Series and the Bud Select 55 Music Series. The venue has also partnered with the University of Georgia Performing Arts Center for a new Celebrity Evenings Series, which brings well-known world class performers to Athens, Georgia. The Classic Center Theatre also serves the youth of northeast Georgia with two productions of well-loved stories, both shows a part of the Children's Series.