Majestic Theatre

Welcome to the Majestic Theatre in Chillicothe.

The Majestic Theatre in Chillicothe is America’s oldest continuously operating theater – The Majestic Theatre! Built in 1853 as the Masonic Opera House, it hosted dramas, comedies, and minstrel shows and was later a popular stop along the Vaudeville circuit. It hosted legends such as Bob Hope, Milton Berle, Laurel & Hardy, George Arliss, and Sophie Tucker. It was the first location in Chillicothe to show motion pictures using the Edison Vita Scope. Today, the Majestic Theatre still produces a wide variety of entertainment featuring plays, concerts, comedy shows, and classic movie nights.