BWW Previews: WEEKENDER in Columbia, SC

OPENING AND CLOSING! Theatre South Carolina presents THE WATER STATION (MIZU NO EKI) by Shogo Ohta, directed by Steven Pearson. The production features Robyn Hunt, Eric Bultman, Donavon St. Andre, Kimberly Braun, Gabriela Castillo, Kaleb Edley, Kimberly Gaughan, Libby Hawkins, Darrell Johnston, Nick Stewart, and Lindsay Rae Taylor. The show opens Thursday, September 21st at 3:30 PM, and runs Friday, September 22nd at 3:30 PM and 8:00 PM, and closes Saturday, September 23rd at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $10 and available at the door only. All performances are at the Center for Performance Experiment, 718 Devine Street, Columbia, SC, 29201. For more information, visit theatre.sc.edu.

OPENING AND CLOSING! Theatre South Carolina presents THE WHITE LIARS and BLACK COMEDY, an evening of one acts written by Peter Shaffer. The productions are directed by Curtis Smoak and Lane Christopher. The show opens Saturday, September 23rd at 8:00 PM and runs Sunday, September 24th and Monday, September 25th at 8:00 PM, and closes Tuesday, September 26th at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $5 and are available at the door only. All performances are at the Lab Theatre, 1400 Wheat Street, Columbia, SC 29208. For more information, visit theatre.sc.edu.

OPENING! On Stage Productions presents CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, with music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, and book by David Greig, based on the children's novel by Roald Dahl. The show opens Thursday, September 21st at 7:30 PM and runs Friday, September 22nd at 7:30 PM, Saturday, September 23rd at 3:30 and 7:30 PM, and Sunday, September 24th at 3:30 PM and 6:30 PM, with performances continuing through October 1st. Tickets are $18 for adults, $16 for seniors/military/students, and $14 for youth, and can be purchased online, at the door, or by calling 803-351-6751. On Stage Productions Performance Center is located at 711 East Main Street, Lexington, SC, 29074. For more information, visit www.onstagesc.com.

OPENING! Town Theatre presents THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and book by Peter Parnell. The production is directed by Jamie Carr Harrington, with musical direction by Michael Simmons, choreography by Tracy Steele, and costumes by Jillian Carey. Starring Jeremy Reasoner, BlakeLee Cannon, Sheldon Paschal, George Dinsmore, Augie Gill, and Will Moreau. The show opens Friday, September 22nd at 8:00 PM and runs Saturday, September 23rd at 8:00 PM, and Sunday, September 24th at 3:00 PM, with performances continuing through October 8th. 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.

CLOSING! Columbia Children's Theatre presents A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD, written by Robert and Willie Reale and based on the Frog and Toad children's stories written and illustrated by Arnold Lobel. The production is directed by Jerry Stevenson and features an ensemble cast. The show runs Saturday, September 23rd at 10:30 AM, 2:00 PM, and 7:00 PM and closes Sunday, September 24th at 3:00 PM. Tickets are $10 for children and adults and $8 for seniors and active military and can be purchased at the door or online. For the Saturday 7:00 PM performance, all seats are $5. 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! Trustus Theatre presents Robert O'Hara's BARBECUE, directed by Ilene Fins. Featuring Devin Anderson, LaTrell Brennan, Christopher Cockrell, Mahogany Collins, Krista Forster, Christine Hellman, Kendrick Lyles, ElenA Martinez-Vidal, Marilyn Matheus, and Dewey Scott-Wiley. With Scenic Design by Heather Hawfield, Lighting Design by Teddy Palmer, Costume Design by Bella DuBois, and Sound Design by La'Mya Thompson. The production runs Thursday, September 21st at 7:30 PM, Friday, September 22nd at 8:00 PM, and closes Saturday, September 23rd at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $20 for students, $25 for adults on Thursdays and Sundays, or $28 for adults on Fridays and Saturdays and can be purchased at the door, online, or by calling the box office at 803-254-9732, extension 1. Trustus Theatre is located at 520 Lady Street, Columbia, SC 29201. For more information, visit www.trustus.org.

Village Square Theatre presents SISTER ACT, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Glenn Slater, book by Bill and Cheri Steinkellner, and additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane. The production is directed by Frank Thompson and stars Katrina Blanding. The show opens Friday, September 15th at 7:30 PM, and runs Saturday, September 16th at 7:30 and Sunday, September 17th at 3:00 PM with performances continuing until October 1st. Tickets are $20 for adults and $18 for Military/Seniors/Youth and can be purchased at the door, online, or by calling the box office at 803-359-1436. Village Square Theatre is located at 105 Caughman Road, Lexington, SC 29072. For more information, visit http://www.villagesquaretheatre.com/.


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