Our Matinee Series is a lineup of family-friendly shows covering a wide range of performances from Shakespeare to Pete the Cat! These shows are specially designed to teach kids of all ages about the importance of good nutrition, classic literature, anti-bullying and STEAM!
If you have any questions about the content of our shows or if we can assist you with tickets for your classroom or school, please call the box office 803-436-2616
Ticket prices are $10 for students K-12 and $20 for everyone else.
Sons of Mystro
Thursday, November 10 • 7:00 PM
Have you ever been serenaded by a musical duo, and live DJ, who plays over ten different genres of popular music, using the violin instead of their voices to literally express a song’s lyrics? Now is your chance to witness brothers Malcolm and Umoja as they showcase their culturally diverse talents at the Sumter Opera House! With guest performance by SHS strings.
Pete the Cat's Big Hollywood Adventure
Wednesday, December 14 • 10:00 AM & 12:00 PM
Lights! Camera! Action! Join Pete, Callie, Ethel the Apatosaurus, and Robo-Pete in this rockin' new musical adventure that features several fun-filled Pete the Cat books including Cavecat Pete, Pete the Cat and the Treasure Map, and The Cool Cat Boogie.
The Lightning Thief
January 27, 2023 • 10:00 AM & 12:00 PM
Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school. Again. And that’s the least of his troubles.
Lately, mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy’s Greek mythology textbook and into his life. Worse, he’s angered a few of them. Zeus’s master lightning bolt has been stolen, and Percy is the prime suspect.