A New Phase for Laurens & Presbyterian College: Transforming the Capitol Theatre

September 27, 2023

In an exciting development, Presbyterian College has transferred ownership of the historic Capitol Theatre to the City of Laurens, signifying a collaborative and enduring relationship between the two entities.

The plan is to rejuvenate the Theatre, bringing back its iconic marquee lights and featuring movies on the big screen. Additionally, the City of Laurens is eager to involve the community in brainstorming practical ways to make optimal use of this cherished space. This could include hosting local musical talents, student performances, small plays, or community discussions. With space originally designated for e-sports now available for different uses, careful consideration will be given to determine the best options.

This shift marks a promising phase for the Capitol Theatre, promising a strengthened relationship between the Laurens community and the historic venue. The objective is to create a versatile venue that offers entertainment for various demographics and fosters a sense of unity within the community.

Stay tuned for updates on this exciting new phase for Laurens and the Capitol Theatre!