The Town Hall Theater is the crown jewel of Middlebury’s arts scene and its represents a celebration of culture and community. In 1883, the Town Hall Theater was the center piece of Middlebury’s art scene, however, over the years the building had deterioated and it stopped functioning. In 2000, a coalition of citizens and community foundations led by Doug and Debby Anderson purchased the old decrepit theater, and began a campaign to refurbish the facililty. Eight years, and $5,000,000 later Middlebury had a state of the art theatrical faciliy.
The THT hosts hundreds of events each year. Recent highlights include Christopher Lloyd playing Willy Lohman in Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman, an acclaimed production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and regular simulcast screenings of The Metropolitan Opera.