The oldest surviving theater in central Ohio and one of the oldest in the state, the Southern Theatre opened in 1896. The Southern was designed for theatrical touring productions and later accommodated silent films, vaudeville, first- and second-run motion pictures, dance, country music reviews and community events. Tours include back-stage and green room spaces as well as an overview of the theater’s history. reviews, and community events.
Tours of the Southern Theatre are available on Saturday, September 14 at 9 a.m. and 12 pm
Capacity/tour: 25 people
Approximate duration: 1 hour