South Carolina Theater Reviews
 


BWW Review: THE TIN WOMAN at Centre Stage is Funny, Insightful, and Quietly Beautiful BWW Review: THE TIN WOMAN at Centre Stage is Funny, Insightful, and Quietly Beautiful
by Neil Shurley - June 21, 2018

With plenty of humor and, yes, heart, Sean Grennan's script celebrates mysterious connections, the healing power of family, and the great circle of life.... (more...)
BWW Review: FLYING LOVERS Tops 2018 Theatre Offerings at Spoleto Festival USA BWW Review: FLYING LOVERS Tops 2018 Theatre Offerings at Spoleto Festival USA
by Perry Tannenbaum - June 19, 2018

With THE STRANGE UNDOING OF PRUDENCIA HART and BORDERS, Spoleto Festival USA took advantage of the funky and guerilla potentials of the Woolfe Street Playhouse, but the best theatre this year was THE FLYING LOVERS OF VITEBSK, which brought a little cabaret ambiance to storied Dock Street Theatre.... (more...)
BWW Review: Warehouse Theatre's BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON Demands to be Seen BWW Review: Warehouse Theatre's BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON Demands to be Seen
by Neil Shurley - June 11, 2018

Immersive, irreverent, and almost anarchic, this show demands your attendance.... (more...)
BWW Review: Belly Laughs Abound in DEARLY DEPARTED at Mill Town Players BWW Review: Belly Laughs Abound in DEARLY DEPARTED at Mill Town Players
by Neil Shurley - May 28, 2018

'I had a great time watching Dearly Departed, and I know you will, too.'... (more...)
BWW Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING shines a spotlight on love and laughter at Warehouse Theatre BWW Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING shines a spotlight on love and laughter at Warehouse Theatre
by Neil Shurley - April 23, 2018

What do you get when you mix Singin' in the Rain and The Philadelphia Story with one of Shakespeare's most pleasant comedies? Director Anne Kelly Tromsness explores that question in her production of Much Ado About Nothing, now playing at the Warehouse Theatre in Greenville, SC.... (more...)
BWW Previews: MIDLANDS THEATRE DIGEST in Columbia, SC BWW Previews: MIDLANDS THEATRE DIGEST in Columbia, SC
by Patrick Michael Kelly - April 12, 2018

It's a PACKED weekend on Midlands stages, as Trustus closes up the FUN HOME, but CCT, Theatre Blythewood, Theatre South Carolina, Town, and Workshop Theatre all have big openings!... (more...)
BWW Review: THE FLICK illuminates the ordinary at Warehouse Theatre BWW Review: THE FLICK illuminates the ordinary at Warehouse Theatre
by Neil Shurley - March 13, 2018

'Film, one character says, is light and shadow. The Flick manages to illuminate both.'... (more...)
BWW Review: Mill Town Players Will Warm You Up with Their New Musical Revue, CALIFORNIA DREAMIN' BWW Review: Mill Town Players Will Warm You Up with Their New Musical Revue, CALIFORNIA DREAMIN'
by Neil Shurley - January 30, 2018

Packed with joyfully familiar songs performed by a winning ensemble, California Dreamin' is guaranteed to brighten your outlook and get you feeling warm and happy inside.... (more...)
BWW Review: A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN Illuminates Inner Demons at Warehouse Theatre BWW Review: A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN Illuminates Inner Demons at Warehouse Theatre
by Neil Shurley - January 28, 2018

Eugene O'Neill's A Moon for the Misbegotten, running now at the Warehouse Theatre in Greenville, SC, is all about struggle.... (more...)
BWW Review: ROCKIN' THE KEYS Pulls Out All the Stops at Centre Stage BWW Review: ROCKIN' THE KEYS Pulls Out All the Stops at Centre Stage
by Neil Shurley - January 19, 2018

When the band kicks in and those eight young performers really let loose, you'll find it nearly impossible to stay in your seat.... (more...)
BWW Review: You'll Get ON YOUR FEET at the Peace Center BWW Review: You'll Get ON YOUR FEET at the Peace Center
by Neil Shurley - December 27, 2017

Filled with fantastic music performed by an amazingly talented cast, On Your Feet delivers a timely story of emotional - and physical - triumph against overwhelming odds.... (more...)
BWW Review: SCHOOL OF ROCK Shreds at the Peace Center BWW Review: SCHOOL OF ROCK Shreds at the Peace Center
by Neil Shurley - December 06, 2017

It's a head-banging good time.... (more...)
BWW Review: All These Years Later, LES MISERABLES - Now Playing at the Peace Center - Continues to Impress BWW Review: All These Years Later, LES MISERABLES - Now Playing at the Peace Center - Continues to Impress
by Neil Shurley - November 01, 2017

This new touring production of the 2014 Broadway revival is a stunning, cinematic reinvention of the classic, filled with gorgeous visuals and breathtaking vocals.... (more...)
BWW Review: THE BODYGUARD Brings the Movie to Life at the Peace Center BWW Review: THE BODYGUARD Brings the Movie to Life at the Peace Center
by Neil Shurley - September 13, 2017

More so even than the original film, the musical version of The Bodyguard centers around flashy concert-style production numbers, complete with flashing lights, rising platforms, and a dazzling array of costumes. It's practically a movie come to life.... (more...)
BWW Review: THE KING AND I at The Peace Center is truly Something Wonderful BWW Review: THE KING AND I at The Peace Center is truly Something Wonderful
by Neil Shurley - August 24, 2017

Bartlett Sher's staging of The King and I brings the show to vivid life, reminding us of its still relevant messages while always remaining a marvelous entertainment.... (more...)
BWW Review: Revolutionary HAIR Still Wows at GLOW Lyric Theatre BWW Review: Revolutionary HAIR Still Wows at GLOW Lyric Theatre
by Neil Shurley - July 18, 2017

Director Jenna Tamisiea and music director Christian Elser put a talented cast through a physical and emotional journey that still feels revolutionary. They'll wow you with their stamina, their marvelous musicianship (including a crack live band), and their raw emotional power.... (more...)
BWW Review: Mill Town Players' BYE BYE BIRDIE Will Make You Put on a Happy Face BWW Review: Mill Town Players' BYE BYE BIRDIE Will Make You Put on a Happy Face
by Neil Shurley - July 16, 2017

Mill Town's Bye Bye Birdie is guaranteed to make you put on a happy face.... (more...)
BWW Preview: WEEKENDER in Columbia, SC BWW Preview: WEEKENDER in Columbia, SC
by Patrick Michael Kelly - June 22, 2017

CLOSING! Columbia Children's Theatre presents THE COMMEDIA SLEEPING BEAUTY, adapted and directed by Jerry Stevenson. The show opens Saturday, June 24 with performances at 10:30 AM and 7:00 PM and closes Sunday, June 25 at 3:00 PM. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door. All performances are... (more...)
BWW Review: HAIRSPRAY brings colorful music and fun to Greenville Little Theatre BWW Review: HAIRSPRAY brings colorful music and fun to Greenville Little Theatre
by Neil Shurley - June 04, 2017

Greenville Little Theatre delivers great music, fabulous dancing and a still relevant message with their colorful new production of the musical Hairspray.... (more...)
BWW Review: THE LION KING Celebrates Life and Spectacle at The Peace Center BWW Review: THE LION KING Celebrates Life and Spectacle at The Peace Center
by Neil Shurley - June 03, 2017

The Lion King is a grand celebration of the magic of theatre and, yes, the circle of life.... (more...)
BWW Review: SPRING AWAKENING Brings Exquisite Tension to the Warehouse Theatre BWW Review: SPRING AWAKENING Brings Exquisite Tension to the Warehouse Theatre
by Neil Shurley - May 27, 2017

The Warehouse Theatre's production of Spring Awakening bursts forth from that exquisite tension between shame and desire.... (more...)
BWW Review: DELIKATESSEN opens at Centre Stage BWW Review: DELIKATESSEN opens at Centre Stage
by Neil Shurley - May 14, 2017

Can we ever really let go of the past? Should we? Is it possible to forgive but not forget? These are some of the questions explored in Delikatessen, a new play currently making its regional premiere at Centre Stage.... (more...)
BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN Brings Hilarity and Music to the Peace Center BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN Brings Hilarity and Music to the Peace Center
by Neil Shurley - April 13, 2017

In the best possible way, Something Rotten is a circular argument celebrating its own existence. It's a glorious, hilarious, tuneful tribute to that pinnacle of theatrical entertainment, the modern, mainstream American musical.... (more...)
BWW Review: Greenville Little Theatre embraces the silliness of LYING IN STATE BWW Review: Greenville Little Theatre embraces the silliness of LYING IN STATE
by Neil Shurley - April 09, 2017

Lying in State, a comedy by David C. Hyer, takes place entirely in a funeral parlor, where Ed takes center stage. In a casket. It seems that Ed died in a gunfight with home invaders. Unfortunately, it may have only been squirrels that were trying to invade his home - giant purple squirrels.... (more...)
BWW Review: BEACH COVE RESORT in Myrtle Beach, SC - Spectacular Views, Extraordinary Amenities, Superior Service BWW Review: BEACH COVE RESORT in Myrtle Beach, SC - Spectacular Views, Extraordinary Amenities, Superior Service
by Christina Mancuso - March 29, 2017

With millions of visitors flocking to escape the wrath of endless winter months, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is the perfect destination for a quick getaway, couples retreat, or extended family vacation.  Sprawling over miles of gorgeous shoreline along the Atlantic Ocean, Myrtle Beach hosts over 15... (more...)