Historic Heartland / Athens

The Classic Center

300 N Thomas St.
Athens, GA 30601

706-208-0900 | 800-864-4160
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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. More than just a performing arts space, The Classic Center Theatre is home to community events, including church services, meetings and fundraising events.

The Classic Center Theatre has hosted the Secretaries of State, a weekly network television series, and the annual "Dancing with the Athens Stars." 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. 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.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

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

    Admission & Fees

    Rates See Website

    Facility Amenities

    Meeting Facilities, Parking on Site, Party Facilities, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible, Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Bill Cosby’s Far From Finished Tour

    Bill Cosby’s Far From Finished Tour

    10/26/2014 - 10/26/2014

    Comedy Central will present Bill Cosby's Far From Finished Tour on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 at 7 p.m. at The Classic Center Theatre in downtown Athens. Cosby's success spans five decades and virtually all media.

    Tickets are $34-$68, plus applicable fees. Purchase tickets online at ClassicCenter.com, by calling 706.357.4444 or in person at The Classic Center Theatre Box Office.

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  • Kip Moore - CMT ON Tour 2014: UP IN SMOKE

    Kip Moore - CMT ON Tour 2014: UP IN SMOKE

    11/14/2014 - 11/14/2014

    Platinum-selling singer/songwriter Kip Moore will headline the CMT On Tour 2014: Up In Smoke at The Classic Center Theatre on Friday, November 14 at 8 p.m. Moore has tapped newcomers Charlie Worsham and Sam Hunt to come along for the ride.

    Moore's album "Up All Night" was the best-selling debut album from any solo male country artist released in 2012 and 2013, and produced three back-to-back No. 1 singles with the Platinum-selling "Somethin' 'Bout A Truck," "Beer Money" and "Hey Pretty... read more