Enjoy some of the theatre and arts that Savannah is famous for. From broadway extravaganzas to interactive live performances, you’ll soon see why visitors and tourists alike rave about Savannah theatre attractions.
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Trustee's Theater SCAD
The Trustees Theater (originally the Weis Theater) hosts a variety of performances, concerts and lectures for SCAD and the community. By restoring the theater to its former Art Moderne splendor and by attracting major performers, Savannah College of Art and Design has contributed to the revival... of the Savannah theater district.Read More >
Don’t miss this high-energy experience, complete with singers, dancers, comedians, and live band, performing year-round in America’s oldest theatre, the Historic Savannah Theatre. Come experience the #1 nightlife attraction in Savannah! Located in Savannah’s Historic District... on Chippewa Square, this charming venue (newly renovated in an Art Deco style) was built in 1818 and is the oldest theatre in America still operating on its original site. Across the street is the location where the famous “park bench scenes” were filmed for the movie “Forrest Gump.”Read More >
Lucas Theatre for the Arts
The Lucas Theatre reopened in December 2000 with a screening of “Gone with the Wind,” and in the following months hosted Broadway shows and famous musicians. Although show attendance was high, the operation of the building proved too expensive to sustain on its own. The Savannah... College of Art and Design recognized the theatre as an important cultural asset in the community, and formed a relationship with The Lucas Theatre for the Arts. The theatre’s future is now assured by the college’s support, which allows for a wide range of community uses in addition to top-notch entertainment such as operas from London and Italy, European orchestras, country stars, traveling repertory companies and film series.Read More >