Morris Performing Arts Center

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5March 24, 2019Went to Les Miserables tonight. The performance was amazing: fabulous singing, great costumes, amazing set, kudos to the orchestra 🎶❣️ Parking garage located a half a block away; only $5 for event...Read More
4March 22, 2019We attended the performance of Les Miserable here. The theatre is lovely and the performance wonderful. We sat on the main floor, center, and the sound was phenomenal. Next time we would like to...Read More
5February 13, 2019This theater is a beautiful example of what a the "theater" was long ago. From the gorgeous, lofty foyer to the gilt and velvet auditorium, it's first class all around. Well worth a visit.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.