Capitol Theatre History


 A Complex for the Arts

Opened in 1989 and managed by CAPA since 1994, the Capitol Theatre is located in the Vern Riffe Center for Government and Arts. The Capitol Theatre is part of the Riffe Center Theatre Complex, which includes four state-of-the-art theatres, scenery and costume shops, and offices. In addition to the Capitol Theatre, the Riffe Center Theatre Complex houses three studio-style theatre spaces: Studio One, a 227-seat flexible space; Studio Two, an arena-style black box theatre seating up to 187; and Studio Three, a dance space/meeting room seating 60.