Morris Performing Arts Center

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5May 22, 2018Never thought I’d fly half way across country to see a concert in South Bend, Indiana. However, what an Awesome Venue! Great acoustics, very friendly staff, and we would definitely come back to...Read More
5May 2, 2018This facility everytime I have been here has been very clean. The staff is very helpful and really enjoy seeing shows here. Will come again soon.Read More
5April 5, 2018We had 1st balcony right seats about 10 rows up , way to the right and still saw the stage very well. The sound was excellent the environment beautiful. The seats are not made for anyone bigger than...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.