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UPSTATE THEATRE 2022-2023 SEASON

A Sudden Spontaneous Event

A Sudden Spontaneous event

By David Lee Nelson

Produced in loving memory of Davy's contribution to the local Upstate theatre community. David was a Greenville-based actor, writer, comedian and author, who sadly passed away after a courageous battle with stage 4 colon cancer on 9/24/20. 

February 16, 17 & 18, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. | February 19, 2023 at 3:00 p.m.

Performances will be held in the Main Stage Theatre of the Performing Arts Center

Carole’s life is just the way she likes it. Until, that is, she wakes confused and in a strange place. The play is a hilarious and heartbreaking look at what happens when the life you thought you had is over in an instant. This bittersweet comedy explores loss, forgiveness and reconciliation as Carole and her son’s fraught relationship drives the action of the play.

*This production contains strong adult lanuage that may not be suitable for children


General Admission: $10
Faculty, Staff & Students: $5
 

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The SpongeBob Musical

Spongebob the musical

Based on the series by Stephen Hillenburg
Book by Kyle Jarrow
Musical Production Conceived by Tina Landau

March 30, 31 & April 1, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. | April 2, 2023 at 3:00 p.m.

Performances will be held in the Main Stage Theatre of the Performing Arts Center

The stakes are higher than ever in this dynamic stage musical, as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts. Lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises up and takes center stage. The power of optimism really can save the world!


General Admission: $10
Faculty, Staff & Students: $5
 

Purchase Tickets

Upstate Student Tickets

*Upstate Student tickets can now be purchased through the USC Upstate Student Portal by signing in with your student credentials.
Having Trouble? Please contact the box office at boxoffice@uscupstate.edu and we will assist you.


Crimes of the Heart

SPRING 2023 SENIOR SEMINAR Production

CRIMES OF THE HEART

by Beth Henley / Directed by Amiya English

April 28 & 29, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. | Performances will be held in the Studio Theatre of the Performing Arts Center

Set in a small Mississippi town, the play examines the lives of three quirky sisters who have gathered back home. During the course of the week the sisters unearth grudges, criticize each other, reminisce about their family life, and attempt to understand their mother's suicide years earlier.

Performances are FREE. Seating is limited.

*This productions contains adult language and references violence and suicide.


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