Indoor “Movies by Moonlight” Event Planned at the Morton Theatre

Staff Report

Wednesday, January 25th, 2023

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will host a “Movies by Moonlight” event at the Morton Theatre

This rare indoor “Movies by Moonlight” event will feature the 1978 classic “The Wiz."
Doors open at 3:00 p.m. The afternoon begins at 3:30 p.m. with a presentation by Lydia Mitchell, a featured dancer in the film, moderated by Dr. Freda Scott Giles, UGA Associate Professor Emerita (Department of Theatre and Film Studies and African American Studies). The film follows at 4:00 p.m. Popcorn and bottle water will be available for purchase.

This event is free of charge and is open to the public. Children must be accompanied by an adult
Registration is not required. The public is reminded that downtown parking decks and street metered parking is free on Sundays. So ease on down!

For more information, call 706-613-3770 or visit