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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Smokey & Me: A Celebration of Smokey Robinson

January 29, 2022  • 7:30pm

On opening night, Smokey Robinson found Charl Brown, the actor portraying himself in "Motown: The Musical" on Broadway, and proclaimed "Hello, Me!" This delightful story inspired a touring show that celebrates the life, music, and career of acclaimed singer-songwriter Smokey Robinson. Tony nominee Charl Brown will take center stage celebrating this icon of Motown history on JAN 29!

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Tokyo Joe Performs 

March 19, 2022  •  7:30pm

Tokyo Joe, a rock band from Columbia, SC, goes to great lengths to replicate an Elton John concert experience complete with costumes and lighting. Grab your tickets for March 19, because Rocketman is sure to leave every Elton John fan feeling as though they have experienced a tribute performance worthy of the original!

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The 5th Dimension

February 18, 2022 • 7:30pm

In 1967, a little-known vocal group recorded the song "Up, Up and Away" and was catapulted to instant stardom. Even after relentless touring and several Grammys, original member Florence LaRue and company continue to deliver dynamic performances that stand the test of time. Come experience one of the most prolific soul, R&B groups in musical history with The 5th Dimension on FEB 18!

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The Duke Ellington Orchestra

April 23, 2022  •  7:30pm

The Duke Ellington Orchestra has been performing for the past 88 years continuing the Duke's tradition of touring and sharing his high-intensity, hard-driving jazz with the world. Charlie Young, the very talented alto sax player and arranger and also a professor at Howard University, will be leading the Famous Duke Ellington Orchestra when they bring their big band sounds to the stage on April 23!

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Henry Cho

March 5, 2022 • 7:30pm

If you don't recognize the name Henry Cho, you've probably seen or heard him somewhere, because he's been just about everywhere. The Tonight Show, Young Comedians Specials, host of NBC's Friday Night Videos for two years, The Henry Cho Show on GAC, guest roles on sitcoms, and even Hallmark movies. He's hilarious, he's been dubbed 'Mr. Clean', and he's ready to make you laugh MARCH 5!