Morris Performing Arts Center

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5November 5, 2018We get season tickets for the shows- they are all of the highest quality- I don't think that there is a bad seat in the house- cant wait for the season to start...Read More
5October 10, 2018Attended a family wedding here and it was fantastic. The serving staff and room were outstanding. The cocktail hour in the lobby was fantastic. Couldn't have asked for much better.Read More
5October 7, 2018Living close to this theater I've gotten to attend many performances here. This is a beautiful theater with old world charm. There are no bad seats in the house!Read More
Downtown South Bend
211 North Michigan Street, South Bend, IN 46601

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If you are seeking a unique experience for your next meeting or event, the Leighton Theatre at the Morris Performing Arts Center is just the "ticket." Originally built in 1921 as a vaudeville house, this fully restored historic landmark offers four venues for your event. The Morris/Leighton Theater's comfortable 2,565 seats make the auditorium perfect for lectures, presenting of new products, and key note speakers. The Theater stage can also be utilized as a unique space for banquets accommodating up to 200. The Morris Grand Lobby is the ideal to start any event, accommodating up to 500 people reception style. With its ornate 1920's elegance and natural light that fills the space, your attendees will surely be impressed. Located on the lower level of the Morris Grand Lobby is the Morris Bistro. The Bistro is perfect meeting space for your company and can accommodate 100 - 200 guests in a variety of room set-up styles. The bistro has a drop down 4 ft screen, and built in bar, a unique setting for a truly great event. The Morris Performing Arts Center also includes the elegant Palais Royale Ballroom, able to accommodate 125 to 450 guests for cocktails, dining and dancing.