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Music and Theatre in South Bend

No need to visit the “Big City”.  The music, theatre, and stage performances come to you, here in downtown South Bend.

Whether you want to see your favorite band, laugh at a live performance from your favorite comic, take in a Broadway Show, attend a performance of the South Bend Symphony, or if you are a patron of local theatre, there is a music and theatre performance in South Bend waiting for you. 

Morris Performing Arts Center – Originally named the Palace Theatre, circa 1922, this 2500 seat theatre was originally a vaudeville house. The Morris now hosts concerts, dance companies, broadway shows, and the South Bend Symphony.  morriscenter.org  (574) 235-9190

South Bend Civic Theatre – Local Productions featuring aspiring actors and actresses from our area honing and showing off their talents.  sbct.org  (574) 234-1112

Debartolo Performing Arts Center – Located on the campus of the University of Notre Dame, the center includes a THX cinema, and a 10 story high concert hall, featuring performing arts experiences from within the campus community as well as artistic programming from outside the university.  performingarts.nd.edu  (574) 631-2800

Broadway in South Bend – The American Theatre Guild is a not-for-profit, civic performing arts organization dedicated to providing the experience of live theatre to foster passion, and inspire creativity, presenting national tours of Broadway musicals around the country.  americantheatreguild/southbend  (800) 776-7469

South Bend Symphony Orchestra – Michiana‚Äôs premiere professional orchestra, the South Bend Symphony engages the community in the exploration of orchestral music in all its forms.  Grammy nominated conductor Alastair Willis is the Music Director of the South Bend Symphony Orchestra, and Principal Conductor.  southbendsymphony.org  (574) 232-6343

So, check out the upcoming shows, get your tickets, and then book your stay at The Oliver Inn.  Don’t forget to take in dinner before the show, or perhaps a visit to one of our local brewpubs after the final curtain.  Many are only a short walk from The Oliver Inn.