Newberry Opera House
Newberry Community Players
The Newberry Opera House is a performing arts center with productions throughout the year. Tours of the facility are available. The Opera House is located at 1201 McKibben Street and is open Monday through Friday from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM and Saturday from 11:00 AM until 4:00 PM. For ticket information, call the Box Office at (803) 276-6264 or visit their web site
For more than thirty years, the Newberry Community Players have presented the best in live theater at their home, the Ritz Theatre, an Art Deco movie palace on Main Street built in 1935-36. For season brochures, etc. write NCP, P. O. Box 776, Newberry, SC 29108. Box office phone number (803) 276-1963. Visit their web site.
The beautiful on-campus theatre is open to the community. In addition to theatre, there is an active music department, offering jazz, piano, and choral concerts also open to the public. Visit here
Newberry Community Choir
Under the direction of Mary Anne Davis Hayes, the choir has two major performances each year. An Easter cantata is presented during the week before Holy Week (ending on Palm Sunday). A Christmas program is presented in early December. Performances are at Newberry Elementary School on Nance Street in Newberry at 8:00 p.m. with a matinee on Sunday at 3:00 p.m. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. For more information, contact the Newberry Visitors Center.