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The Colonial Theater was originally constructed in 1925. It is now known as The Colonial Center for the Performing Arts. The building is three-stories tall and is located in Downtown South Hill, Mecklenburg County, Virginia.

The Colonial Center is listed on the Virginia Department of Historic Resources, Virginia Landmarks Register, and on the National Park Services National Register of Historic Places.

ANNOUNCEMENTS  

Some of our 2022 performance events have been announced and tickets are available NOW! Click on “Upcoming Shows” at the top of this page for more information or to purchase tickets.

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For the safety of our staff and patrons, face coverings are REQUIRED at events if you are not fully vaccinated.
However, face coverings are strongly encouraged for all Colonial Center event attendees, regardless of vaccination status.
During events, single-use face coverings are available, free of charge, at the Will Call desk.
 

Scheduled performances and events are subject to postponement or cancellation if the Governor’s COVID restrictions are updated to include mandated occupancy restrictions for indoor events.  

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Now in the MAIN GALLERY:

Artwork by Colonial Center Painting Workshop Participants

Did you know The Colonial Center offers visual arts and performing arts workshops to the public, free-of-charge? All workshop materials are provided by the Colonial Center, including paint, canvas, brushes, etc. This exhibit features paintings in acrylics and enamels which were created by past participants of Colonial Center painting workshops. Click on “Art Gallery” under “Events” at the top of this page for photos of the current Main Gallery exhibit.

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The performance by KIDS IN AMERICA -The Totally 80s Tribute Band, originally scheduled for Saturday, May 15, 2021, has been rescheduled for Saturday, April 23, 2022. (7:30 p.m.)

 Any tickets purchased for any cancelled show dates will be honored for the new performance dates. If you have already purchased tickets for these events and cannot attend the new performance dates, please email Lauren Epps at lepps@colonialcenterva.org to request a refund. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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Please Note: PROCESSING FEES APPLY TO ALL CREDIT CARD ORDERS PLACED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, OVER THE PHONE, AND IN THE BOX OFFICE. TO AVOID THESE FEES, PLEASE VISIT THE BOX OFFICE BETWEEN 8:30 A.M. AND 4:30 P.M. MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, AND PURCHASE TICKETS WITH CASH OR CHECK.

Gift Certificates – Need a gift, incentive, or recognition award for someone you know? The Colonial Center now offers gift certificates starting at $15.00 each and increasing in amounts of $5.00 increments up to $50.00 total. There are no fees for this service. Ask a staff member today about how you can take advantage of this offer.

Flex-Passes – Colonial Center Flex Passes are available for purchase! These passes entitle the recipient to six tickets to C.A.T.S. Community Theatre Events! Use them all at once or spread them throughout the year; it’s your choice! Flex-Passes are $75 each and may be purchased on this site under the Events tab above. For questions, more information, or assistance in purchasing a Flex-Pass, please call the box office at 434-262-4170.

Tours and Visits – Please call ahead if you would like to see the theater area. We do not make that space accessible unless we have advance knowledge of the visit. It is our pleasure to show our space if we are prepared. As always, our box office and galleries are open Monday-Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm. Thank you for your understanding.

 

 

Address

The Colonial Center
220 South Mecklenburg Avenue
South Hill, Virginia 23970
(434) 262-4170

Return Policy: No refunds or exchanges.

Accepted Credit Cards: Visa, Mastercard, Discover