The Center Stage Theatre in Atlanta is an entertainment complex consisting of three separate venues. The theater opened in 1966 as a performing arts venue before turning to primarily focus on music. The Center Stage is the largest of the venues with 750 permanent seats along with standing room in front of the stage. The Loft is located on the third floor of the complex. It features four full-service bars and has a view of the Midtown Atlanta skyline. Vinyl, the smallest, is a more intimate venue reserved for local and regional performers. The building took on the name Center Stage in the early '80s and slowly morphed into more of a music venue. The following decades would bring top performances by such artists as Duran Duran, Skillet and Lady Gaga. Notable performances at the Loft have included Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears and Kiss Rub Punch. James Blunt is among those who perform at Vinyl. Grab your tickets at StubHub.
What is the Center Stage Theatre's seating capacity?
The Center Stage Theatre's seating capacity is 1,050, including seats and standing room. The Loft is standing room only for 650. The Vinyl has a capacity of 300 standing room only except for a few high-top table seats.
Is the Center Stage Theatre accessible by public transportation?
You can get to Center Stage by taking the MARTA Red Line or Gold Line train to the Arts Center Station on West Peachtree St. The theater is at the corner of 17th St. and West Peachtree St.
Is there on-site parking?
Yes, the Center Stage Theatre has both visitor and show parking. The cost is $10 for Center Stage on show nights. Pay $8 for Loft show nights with no Center Stage. Parking is free when only Vinyl is open. Pay parking fees at the pay station. Street parking is available along Peachtree Street.
Can you tell me about the food and drink offerings?
Center Stage Theatre food options include DaVinci's Pizzeria. They sell pizza and other food for Center Stage, Loft and Vinyl guests. Each venue has full-service bars.
Should I call a sitter, or can I bring the young ones along?
Age limitation varies from show to show. The majority of Center Stage Theatre events are open to all ages. Find out more by checking pages for specific performances. All 18 or 21 or older shows require a valid photo ID.
Is the Center Stage Theatre a wheelchair-friendly facility?
Wheelchair seating for the Center Stage Theatre is located at section A, row D, seats 1 and 2. One adjacent companion seat is available.Back to Top
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