Forest Theatre Reconstruction – Chapel Hill NC

Description

“The Forest Theatre is a stone amphitheater structure built into the hillside on the eastern edge of the UNC-Chapel Hill campus and contiguous with Battle Park. Outdoor drama was first performed on this site in 1916 to celebrate the tercentenary of Shakespeare’s death. … Forest Theatre was rebuilt with Work Projects Administration funds in 1940 and further improved in 1948.”

Source notes

http://ncbg.unc.edu/forest-theatre/

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 25, 2015.

We welcome contributions of additional information on any New Deal project site.

Location Info

Chapel Hill, NC

Coordinates: 35.913399, -79.045121

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