Public Hearing for Town Purchase of Star Theatre

For Pubic Notice

The Town of Stuart will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, June 21, 2023, at 7:00 PM in the Council Chambers of the Stuart Town Office, located at 100 Patrick Avenue, to solicit public input for the purpose of the Town of Stuart entering into an agreement or contract for the purchase of the Star Theatre, located at 318 Patrick Avenue. The Town of Stuart intends to purchase the property from private individuals, upon a final inspection, and lease the property to a qualified organization for operation as a community, arts, and music venue. 

For additional information, please contact Bryce Simmons, Town Manager at 276-694-3811. Comments can be submitted in writing to the Town of Stuart at PO Box 422, Stuart, VA 24171 until Wednesday, June 21, 2023, at 4:00pm. If you plan to attend and have any special needs requirements, please call the number listed above.

Additional Resources

The Town of Stuart, in partnership with One Family Productions and the Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission, has funded a feasibility study for public support and economic impacts of operation and programming at the Star Theatre. The feasibility study and citizen survey was performed by the Virginia Tech Center for Economic and Community Engagement. The full feasibility study and online presentation can be found below:

Star Theatre Feasibility Study_Final


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