Harris Theatre

Soaring Sounds in an Intimate Setting

Harris Theatre resumes its rightful place at the heart of arts at Mason. After 18 months of renovations, Mason's Harris Theatre once again opened for performances in February 2022. Harris Theatre features music performances including recitals, chamber music and larger ensemble concerts, dance performances, theater productions, speakers, and special events.

The renovations have resulted in an expanded lobby featuring dedicated restrooms and an updated ticket office. Performers and crew can now enjoy a newly refinished backstage including dressing rooms and green room, and all will appreciate upgrades to the heating and ventilation system and state-of-the-art theatrical lighting and audio.

The venue offers performers and audience members the benefit of optimum acoustics in an intimate setting. The nature of the venue lends itself to a variety of presentations, including speaking events, classical or contemporary theater, music recitals, dance productions, film screenings, and music recording sessions. 

Harris Theatre is a modified proscenium theater. It is not currently available for rental, but may be reserved for events. The venue has been used by community arts organizations, as well ad recording studios seeking a “live” sounding room. Learn more about rentals.

The renovated space

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Renovated theater
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Renovated Stage
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Renovated Lobby
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Renovated Practice Room

Renderings of how Harris Theatre exterior would appear after renovation.

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Entrance
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Entrance

Map and Directions

Location

Parking: Covered parking is available in the Mason Pond Parking Deck on Mason Pond Drive adjacent to the Center for the Arts.

Getting Here: Exit the parking deck on the 3rd floor. Harris Theatre will be straight ahead.