BWW Previews: MIDLANDS THEATRE ROUNDUP in Columbia, SC
ONE NIGHT ONLY! Trustus Theatre presents BLACK AF (As F*ck), a solo performance piece written and performed by Preach Jacobs. The show is directed by Bakari Lebby. BLACK AF runs May 27th at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online only at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/black-af-as-fck-tickets-45281492162v. Trustus Theatre is located at 520 Lady Street, Columbia, SC 29201. For more information, visit www.trustus.org.
OPENING! Sumter Little Theatre presents LA CAGE AUX FOLLES with book by Harvey Fierstein and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, adapted from the French play by Jean Poiret. The play is directed by Carmela Brian. LA CAGE AUX FOLLES opens Thursday, May 24th at 8:00 PM and runs Friday, May 25th and Saturday, May 26th at 8:00 PM and Sunday, May 27th at 3:00 PM, with performances continuing through June 2nd. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for students, seniors, and military. Sumter Little Theatre is located at 14 Mood Avenue, Sumter, SC 29150. For more information, visit http://www.sumterlittletheatre.com/.
CLOSING! Town Theatre presents HAIRSPRAY with music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Shaiman and a book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan, based on the 1988 John Waters film Hairspray. The production is directed by Cindy Flach and stars Madison Nelson, Clayton King, Gil Young, Miranda Campagna, Ashley Hayes, Ella Rescigno, Corey Robinson, Alex Cowsert, and Adam Rainwater. Music direction by Greg Boatwright. Choreography by Heather Stokes. Production design by Danny Harrington. Costume design by Janet Kile. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors 65+/active duty military/ full-time college and $15 for youth 17 and under. Group rates for 20 or more. HAIRSPRAY runs Thursday, May 24th, through Saturday, May 26th at 8:00 PM. Tickets can be purchased online, at the door, or by calling the box office at 803-799-2510. Town Theatre is located at 1012 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29201. For more information, visit www.towntheatre.com.
CLOSING! Workshop Theatre presents STRING OF PEARLS by Michele Lowe. The production is directed by Zsuzsa Manna and stars Krista Forster, Christine Hellman, Alyssa Velazquez, Ellen Rodillo-Fowler, Sandra Hamlin-Rivers, and Cathy Carter-Scott. STRING OF PEARLS runs Wednesday, May 23rd - Saturday, May 26th at 8:00 PM and closes Sunday, May 27th at 3:00 PM. Tickets are $20 for adults, $17 for seniors/military, and $15 for students. All performances are at Columbia College's Cottingham Theatre, 1301 Columbia College Drive, Columbia, SC, 29203. For more information, visit www.workshoptheatre.com.