Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts

Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts

The Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts in Jacksonville, Florida opened in 1997, and was built on the former location of the Civic Auditorium. The Jim and Jan Moran Theater opened on February 8, 1997, and the The Robert E. Jacoby Symphony Hall opened with an inaugural concert by the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra on April 26, 1997. It is named for Jacksonville's major newspaper, "The Florida Times-Union", which bought the naming rights in 1994.

Performance facilities

The Times-Union Center is home to three performance facilities. The Robert E. Jacoby Symphony Hall has 1,800 seats and is designed for non-amplified stage events. This is the home of the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, which performs the majority of its concerts there. The Jim and Jan Moran Theater has 3,000 seats and is designed for amplified performances. The C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry Theater has 600 seats, and is a multi-purpose hall with stage.

ee also

* List of concert halls

External links

* [http://www.jacksonville.com/community/tu-center/index.html Official Web Page]


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