Historic Douglass Theatre


355 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Macon GA 31201


  • Donations Accepted: $Donation

Hours of Operation

  • Monday : 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday : 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday : 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday : 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday : 9:00am - 5:00pm


Otis Redding was discovered here. Little Richard, Ma Rainey, Cab Calloway and many others also performed in this theater during its run from 1921 to the 1970s. It stood silent for 20 years until the City of Macon restored and reopened it in January 1997 as a state-of-the-art film, performance and meeting venue. Now, it pays tribute to African Americans' influence on film and theater. Visitors can experience its original opulence while watching  films. In addition, live musical and theatrical performances occur at night.

Facility Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Concessions
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Public Restrooms
Near Interstate Highway
  • 16
  • 75
Payment Options
  • American Express
  • MasterCard
  • Discover
  • Visa
Special Tags
  • Film
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages
General Information
  • Accessible
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