About Marion Palace Theatre

This historic Marion Palace Theatre located in downtown Marion, Ohio was built by John Eberson in 1928. Over his lifetime, Eberson and his son built hundreds of theatres. The Marion Palace is one of approximately 18 Eberson atmospheric theatres still left standing in the world.

This cultural home is offers a diverse range of year round entertainment opportunities including live performances, movies, educational school matinees, theatre camps and more. More information at www.marionpalace.org

The Power of One and the Influence of the Arts

The following column was written by Bev Ford, Executive Director of the Marion Palace Theatre. While I am most comfortable on the front of house (FOH) side of the theatre, where we deal with the “business” of this performance arts space, I have spent some time behind a microphone on the stage side of things […]

Thoughts of Thanks

The director’s chair in the corner office where Campbell and Center Streets intersect affords me a bird’s eye view of all things Palace related.  From my perspective and from all that I hear and see through my role at the Theatre, I am unswervingly convinced that we have so very much for which to be […]

Oh, the stories you hear…

Oh, the stories you hear while working at this historic theatre… I had a meeting earlier this month at which I had the privilege of meeting two ladies whom I had never met before.  Because they aren’t from Marion, I assumed they had never been to the Palace…a pleasantly wrong assumption. While one of them […]