The Newberry Opera House is proud to support the local Newberry Community Players. Most of their events are produced at the Ritz Theatre 1511 Main St. in Downtown Newberry. Click here for more information about this local theatre troupe. Advance tickets are available through the Newberry Opera House Box Office 803-276-6264 or on NewberryOperaHouse.com on the shows and events tab. You can look shows up by date or filter by Newberry Community Players to see all these local productions at The Ritz Theatre. Note that the dates on this page reflect the first night of the production. Simply click more info to see all dates that are available. Tickets are also available at the Ritz Theatre starting one hour prior to showtime.
2017/18 Season with the Newberry Community Players has a little something for everyone.
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Buy the series and save! Shows included in the 17/18 NCP Season Ticket Price include:
Bottom of the Lake - Teen Production -October 27, 28, 29 Fri/Sat 7pm, Sun 3pm A combination of ghost stories, urban legends, teen issues, absurd comedy, and film noir - all in a single play!
Almost, Maine - November 18, 19 Sat 3 & 7p, Sun 3p Comprised of nine short plays that explore love and loss in a remote, mythical almost-town.
Proof - February 16, 17, 23 & 24 all performances 7p Catherine has inherited her father's mathematical brilliance, but she is haunted by the fear that she might also share his debilitating mental illness.
Fools- May 4, 5, & 6 Fri/Sat 7 pm, Sun 3p A schoolteacher takes a new job educating Sophia. He soon learns that there is a curse on the village that makes everyone stupid, but complications ensure when he falls in love with his pupil.
Cotton Patch Gospel - July 27, 28, 29 Fri/Sat 7p, Sun 3p The story of Jesus as set in modern day Georgia - with music and reverent humor added!
Other Fundraiser Events:
Rocky Horror Picture Show (Movie & Shadowcast): October 28 at 10pm A straitlaced, square couple seeking shelter from a storm find themselves in the castle of a transgender alien mad scientist. Don't miss this cult classic!
Improv Show #2 - April 13 at 8p - An unscripted night of comedy where anything goes. Come at your own risk!
Improv Show #3 - June 8 at 8p - An unscripted night of comedy where anything goes. Come at your own risk!
See you at The Ritz!