Nestled in Jackson’s eclectic Belhaven community, New State Theatre isn’t your average community theatre. For over half a century, New Stage has served the entire state of Mississippi with its vision to entertain and illuminate its audiences. By bringing unique productions featuring professional talent from across the country into a small setting, audiences experience the arts in a powerful, personal way. Each year, New Stage’s awarding-winning education initiative provides the opportunity for over 30,000 students to see performances, while Unframed at New Stage enables local, up-and-coming talent to make their mark on Mississippi’s preeminent stage.

Actors from New Stage Theatre production.


Actors from New Stage Theatre Production


New Stage Theatre has its home in the historic Belhaven neighborhood of Jackson. The area is also home to Belhaven College, and the iconic Jitney Jungle #14 Grocery Store, as well as various pubs and restaurants.


Photo Credits: Tate Nations/MWB