The Legacy Theater

Legacy Theater

“Our missions is to enrich, educate, inspire, and entertain.” The Legacy Theater (aka Thomas A. Schmidt Auditorium) seats 500+ and was completely renovated in 2009 and 2010 at a cost of over $3.3 million. It is available for community and professional performances of many types (projector/screen/audio equipment is modern and available, as is a large stage and production area). Facility includes men’s and women’s dressing rooms, “green room” and back stage area with double doors opening to elevated entrance for ease with loading and unloading equipment. If you are interested in renting this magnificent facility, you can review the procedures, expectations, and costs at The Legacy Theater website.


Tom Robbins, Executive Director



1160 Buchanan St, PO Box 34
Carthage, IL  62321

Upcoming Events

Carthage Area Round Table

May 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Carthage Kiwanis Club

May 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Jason Hudy Mesmerizing Magic

May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


  • Kibbe Museum Roof

    The City of Carthage will be taking bids for roof replacement on the Kibbe Museum. Bid specifications can be picked up at City Hall by prospective bidders. Bids for this project need to be delivered to the City Hall by March 29th at 4:00pm.