(West Conshohocken, PA — October 20, 2016) — SMG has been awarded the pre-opening and 5-year management contract for the historic Miller Theater in Augusta, GA. Planned to open late in 2017 this contract for the Miller Theater reflects a unique partnership between Symphony Orchestra Augusta, SMG and the Miller Theater board. “We are excited to bring to life the innovative vision that defines the Miller Theater through our operating partnership with SMG as we collectively seek to further enhance the quality and diversity of arts and entertainment programming for the many audiences within the Greater Augusta and Aiken community,” said Ora Parish, Jr., President of the Board of Symphony Orchestra Augusta. “We are honored to have been selected by Symphony Orchestra Augusta to be stewards of this magnificent theater. We look forward to working with the Board, the Symphony staff and the community to bring the Miller back to life,” added Bob Papke, Vice President, Theaters for SMG.