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"Rock of Ages," June 2 - July 1, Trustus Theatre, 254-9732.
"The Commedia Sleeping Beauty," June 10-18, Columbia Children's Theatre, 691-4548.
"Sex On Sunday," July 7-15, Trustus Side Door Theatre, 254-9732.
"Beauty and the Beast, Jr.," July 23-30, Village Square Theatre, 359-1346.
"Madagascar - A Musical Adventure," July 28 - August 6, Chapin Theatre Company, 240-8544.
"Black Super Hero Magic Mama," August 4-12, Trustus Theatre, 254-9732.
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Ritz Theatre of Newberry
SC Shakespeare Company
Stage 5 Theatre
Sumter Little Theatre
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Town Theatre Presents "Catch Me If You Can"
The hit film (based on an unbelievable but true story) inspired this high-flying musical comedy which is all about chasing your dreams and not getting caught. Seeking fame and fortune, precocious teenager Frank Abagnale Jr. runs away from home. With nothing more than his boyish charm, a big imagination and millions of dollars in forged checks, Frank successfully poses as a pilot, a doctor and a lawyer — and seeks to win the girls of his dreams. But when Frank’s lies catch the attention of FBI agent Carl Hanratty, a cross-country pursuit by Hanratty ensues to bring forger/imposter Frank to justice.
Devilishly deceiving is Casey Berry (A Christmas Carol: The Musical) in the role of Frank Jr. His father and mentor, Frank Sr., who also has his own brushes with the law, is portrayed by Clayton King (You Can’t Take It With You). The role of Frank’s long-suffering mother is taken by Jordan Harper (The Little Mermaid). Hot on the heels of our show’s star is Gil Young (A Christmas Story) as Agent Hanratty. Frank’s antics certainly get him noticed by many including Nurse Brenda Strong, played by Katie Gatch, in her Town Theatre debut.
Don’t miss this fast, rollicking musical that shares the life of an ingenious, yet lonely, boy looking for his place in the world. For tickets call 799-2510.
Workshop Theatre Presents "Don't Dress For Dinner"
Prepare to laugh as Workshop Theatre presents Robin Hawdon's adaptation of Marc Camoletti's Don't Dress for Dinner opening May 12 at The Market Space at 701 Whaley. The hijinks abound in this outlandish and hilarious farce.
Bernard is planning a romantic weekend at his charming converted French farmhouse with his young lover, a Parisian model named Suzanne. The frst order of business: get his wife, Jacqueline, on a train to see her mother! Second order of business: pick best friend Robert up from the train station to provide an alibi. In an effort to impress his lover, Bernard has hired a Cordon Bleu cook to prepare a flawless dinner. Of course, even the best laid plans often go awry. Which is exactly what happens when Jacqueline decides to skip her trip and remain at the farmhouse. An evening of hilarious confusion ensues as each of the characters are forced to improvise at breakneck speed. Poor Bernard, however will he get himself out of this mess?
Frank Thompson directs a talented cast that includes Ripley Thames, Zsuzsa Manna, Ellen Rodillo-Fowler, Christine Hellman, Scott Means, and David Wilhite.
All performances will be held at The Market Space at 701 Whaley, running from May 12 to May 21, including two matinee shows. Ticket sales begin May 3 for members and May 5 for the public. Reserve your tickets online at workshoptheatre.com or call the Box Ofce at 803-799-6551.
Due to some adult themes this show is not recommended for children.