The Colonial Center for Performing Arts

Address
220 South Mecklenburg Avenue
South Hill, VA 23970
Region Southern Virginia
Locality Mecklenburg
Phone: (434) 262-4170
Email info@colonialcenterva.org
Website colonialcenterva.org

The Colonial Theatre has special place in the history of our community and in the lives of many of our residents. It has weathered many difficulties, including economic crises, as well as years of neglect at various times.

The Colonial is one of the few remaining vaudeville theatres of its era in Virginia. Orginally built in 1925, it housed names such as Tex Ritter, Clara Bow, Joan Crawford, and many more. Through its restoration process beginning in 2001, it is now listed in the Virginia Landmarks Register and the National Register of Historic Places.

The Colonial Center is three stories tall. Within the venue, there is an 400-seat auditorium with a balcony to stage a variety of entertainment. There are art galleries and a ballroom to view as well. Tours are available.

Please go to our website for further information.



Admission Fee: Vary by Performance or Activity

Last Updated: 1/24/2012 10:40 AM
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