City of Jackson Municipal Auditorium / Thalia Mara Hall

Jackson, MS
Built 1968
Seats 2,400

A large civic auditorium in a crumbling Southern downtown. In 1996 the theatre was renamed for Thalia Mara, a dancer and teacher who moved to Jackson in the mid-70s to create a professional ballet company and formed the USA International Ballet Competition.

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