Main Stage Series

The Sumter Opera House continues to build upon the impressive lineup of national acts that are part of their newly named Main Stage Series with more artists announced throughout the year. In order to stay up-to-date on all the entertainment that will be part of the Main Stage Series, be sure to return to this page, follow the Opera House on social media, or sign up for our weekly e-Newsletter! Click below to browse upcoming events and discover the Sumter Opera House! Interested in becoming a Member? Learn more here

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Red Clay Strays
Moment of Truth Tour

May 27, 2022 • 8:00pm

Red Clay Strays hit the stage with a tour celebrating their debut album! From the far reaches of rural Alabama, the Red Clay Strays embody southern music's heyday. Growing up listening to gospel, classic country, and southern rock, their wide range of influences create a style we've all been waiting for and they will deliver it in a solid, high-energy show on MAY 27!

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The Lettermen

September 17 •  7:30pm

Donovan Tea, Bobby Poynton, and Rob Gulack, each of whom are entertainers in their own right, have kept the unique three-part harmony alive as only The Lettermen can achieve. With iconic songs like "Hurt so bad", and "When I fall in love", and "Goin out of my head" the legacy continues.

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The Adventures of Tortoise & Hare: The Next Generation

October 14 •  7:30pm

Lightwire Theatre's stellar cast takes us a little further into the story of Aesop's classic fable Tortoise and Hare.  With dazzling visuals, poignant storytelling, and the creative use of music from classical to pop, the production brings this tale into a new landscape of modern-day life experiences. 

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Christmas with the Celts

December 10 •  7:30pm

First, there was Riverdance, then Celtic Woman, now the popular PBS Pledge show Christmas with The Celts which is touring across the U.S and makes a stop at the Sumter Opera House.  The show presents the perfect combination of ancient Irish Carols, contemporary Christmas standards, spontaneous humor, and thrilling Irish dancing giving audiences a most memorable Christmas experience.

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The Tams

July 16, 2022  •  7:30pm

THE TAMS will entertain and thrill our SOH audience with hits like "Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy", and "What Kind of Fool". The Tams are under the leadership of Little Red, the son of longtime member Charles Pope and the nephew of group co-founder Joe Pope. It's sure to be a toe-tapping night of reminiscing!

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Blue Dogs

September 30 •  7:30pm

The Blue Dogs meld bluegrass and country-rock music, with feel-good original songs, and upbeat shows, 

With personas big-as-the-room and a genius for arrangement, these merrymakers are one of the most unique bands around. Catch them for their first-ever Sumter, SC appearance!


Warehouse Theatre presents Romeo & Juliet

October 29 •  7:30pm

Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene...
Warehouse Theatre performs the Shakespearian tragedy as only Warehouse Theatre can do.  Known for subtle twists in the adaptations, Warehouse Theatre will present Romeo & Juliet in a new light while still honoring the theatricality of the script.  This performance will also feature a 11:30 am matinee performance for our YES program

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Resurrection: A Journey Tribute

August 5, 6 •  7:30pm

A crowd favorite returns for two nights of Journey music!  Friday night will feature the 1981 album "Escape" performed cover to cover.  Saturday's concert is the 2022 Raised On Journey tour that features great hits and deep cuts!

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Gina Chavez

October 7 •  7:30pm

Gina Chavez is a wife, philanthropist, and an award-winning independent musician. She is a 2020 Latin Grammy nominee for Best Pop/Rock Album. Her NPR Tiny Desk concert has more than 1.3 million views and her hour-long PBS special is available nationwide.

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An Evening of Comedy with
the Karens

November 18 •  7:30pm

At a time when we occasionally cross paths with insolent “Karens,” it’s nice to know that some real good Karens exist. National headlining comedians Karen Mills and Karen Morgan join together to bring you an evening of comedy filled with lots of laughter and zero toxic behavior. They both bring a different hilarious point of view to this clever and clean comedy show.