BWW Previews: WEEKENDER in Columbia, SC
OPENING! Trustus Theatre presents Inda Craig-Galván's BLACK SUPER HERO MAGIC MAMA, directed by Stan Brown. Featuring LaQuana P. Aldridge, Robin Gottlieb, Sultan Jenkins, Harrison Saunders, Kerri Simmons, Kaleb Edward Edley, Jon Whit McClinton, and Karl M. Vogl II. With Scenic Design by Baxter Engle, Lighting Design by Marc Hurst, Costume Design by Janet Kile, and Sound Design by Matt Pound. The production opens Friday, August 4th at 8:00 PM, and continues Saturday, August 5th at 8:00 PM and Sunday, August 6th at 3:00 PM, with performances running until August 12th. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for students and can be purchased at the door, online, or by calling the box office at 803-254-9732, extension 1. Trustus is located at 520 Lady Street, Columbia, SC 29201. For more information, visit www.trustus.org.
OPENING! Columbia Children's Theatre presents ANYTHING GOES, with music and lyrics by Cole Porter, original book by P.G Wodehouse, & Guy Bolton and Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse, new book by Timothy Crouse & John Weidman. Directed by Julian Deleon, with choreography by Lisa Sendler, music direction by Paul Lindley II, and featuring an ensemble cast. The production opens Friday, August 4th at 7:00 PM, and runs Saturday, August 5th at 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM, and Sunday, August 6th at 3:00 PM with performances continuing until August 13th. Tickets are $10 for children and adults and $8 for seniors and active military and can be purchased at the door or online. All performances are at the Freddie E. Grace Jr. Theatre at W.G. Sanders Middle School, 3455 Pine Belt Road, Columbia, SC, 29204. For more information, visit www.columbiachildrenstheatre.com.
CLOSING! Chapin Theatre Company presents MADAGASCAR - A MUSICAL ADVENTURE JR.. The production is directed by Tiffany Dinsmore and Meesh Hayes and features an ensemble cast. The show runs Thursday, August 3rd and Friday August 4th at 7:30 PM, Saturday August 5th at 3:00 PM and 7:30 PM, and closes Sunday, August 6th at 3:00 PM. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 for Adults and $12 for Youth/Seniors/Military at the door, and can be purchased online, at the door, or by calling 800-838-3006. This production will run at the Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College, located at 7300 College Street, Irmo, SC 29063. For more information, visit www.chapintheatre.org.
CLOSING! Town Theatre presents Roald Dahl'S WILLY WONKA, with music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley, adapted for the stage by Leslie Bricusse and Timothy Allen McDonald. The production is based on the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl. The production stars Scott Vaughn as Willy Wonka, and features an ensemble cast. The show runs Thursday, August 3rd and Friday, August 4th at 7:30 PM, Saturday, August 4th at 3:00 PM, and closes Sunday, August 5th at 3:00 PM. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors/military/students, and $15 for youth and 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.