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Conlee Tickets Going Quickly

SPRINGFIELD — Country music legend John Conlee (Mr. Rose-Colored Glasses), a regular performer at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tenn., will be performing on Feb. 25 at 3 p.m. at the Mars Theatre. During Conlee’s 40-year career, he has brought to audiences such classic songs as: “Rose-Colored Glasses”             […]


Mars Theatre Receives GCA Grant!

ATLANTA — The Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA), a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, awarded $300,000 in funding grants to 84 organizations in 64 counties across the state. Visit the Effingham Herald website for more  


The Mars Voted Most Fabulous Place To Take The Kids – for the 2nd year in a row!

The Mars Theatre was voted Most Fabulous Place to Take the Kids for Fun in Effingham Living’s latest issue. The Mars Theatre is the artistic heart of downtown Springfield, bringing a full season of live music and performing arts to the local stage. Their two-for-Tuesdays matinee series screens a host of family friendly movies, with […]


Plan Your Trip to Mars Soon

Over sixty years ago, when Jack and Harry Ramsey opened a small, independent theater in the quaint little town of Springfield, little did they know the venue would soon became a fixture for local residents. In its original heyday, The Mars Theatre premiered such classics as War of the Worlds and From Here to Eternity for its Effingham patrons


That ‘70s Concert John Ford Coley Among Trio Performing in Springfield   The Spirit Newspaper By Stephen Prudhomme Along with England Dan Seals, John Ford Coley was one half of a popular musical duo in the 1970s and played with many iconic recording artists and groups. His music career has spanned nearly 50 years. Later this month, he’ll add to his list of performances when […]