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Friday, September 17, 2021
Peace Broadway! On sale Now!
Sep 17 all-day
Peace Center

Guarantee Your Seats for All 9 Shows!

Premium Seating

Peacekeepers may purchase up to TWO Premium subscriptions per $250 donation. Box seating is available with annual gifts starting at $1,500 for upper boxes and $2,500 for lower boxes. Gifts must be renewed annually to retain season tickets in this section. Please note, due to demand, this seating area is limited.

Patron Accessibility

The Peace Center offers a variety of accessibility services including assistive listening, ASL interpreted performances (Saturday matinees), audio described performances, wheelchair accessible seating, and transfer chairs. For the best experience, please discuss your specific need with a Customer Service Representative. Some services require advance notice.

The Producers
Sep 17 @ 8:00 pm
Greenville Theatre

The Producers

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Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan

Music by Mel Brooks

The Laugh-Out-Loud Musical Farce Based On The 1967 Film

Broadway producer Max Bialystock teams up with Leo Bloom, a timid accountant with dreams of becoming a theatre producer, to put on the world’s worst musical. The plan is to raise two million dollars, produce a show that will close after just one performance, and then run away to Rio with the money left.  Too bad for Bialystock and Bloom that, against all odds, the show is a total hit!

Saturday, September 18, 2021
Peace Broadway! On sale Now!
Sep 18 all-day
Peace Center

Guarantee Your Seats for All 9 Shows!

Premium Seating

Peacekeepers may purchase up to TWO Premium subscriptions per $250 donation. Box seating is available with annual gifts starting at $1,500 for upper boxes and $2,500 for lower boxes. Gifts must be renewed annually to retain season tickets in this section. Please note, due to demand, this seating area is limited.

Patron Accessibility

The Peace Center offers a variety of accessibility services including assistive listening, ASL interpreted performances (Saturday matinees), audio described performances, wheelchair accessible seating, and transfer chairs. For the best experience, please discuss your specific need with a Customer Service Representative. Some services require advance notice.

The Producers
Sep 18 @ 8:00 pm
Greenville Theatre

The Producers

Event image

Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan

Music by Mel Brooks

The Laugh-Out-Loud Musical Farce Based On The 1967 Film

Broadway producer Max Bialystock teams up with Leo Bloom, a timid accountant with dreams of becoming a theatre producer, to put on the world’s worst musical. The plan is to raise two million dollars, produce a show that will close after just one performance, and then run away to Rio with the money left.  Too bad for Bialystock and Bloom that, against all odds, the show is a total hit!

Sunday, September 19, 2021
Peace Broadway! On sale Now!
Sep 19 all-day
Peace Center

Guarantee Your Seats for All 9 Shows!

Premium Seating

Peacekeepers may purchase up to TWO Premium subscriptions per $250 donation. Box seating is available with annual gifts starting at $1,500 for upper boxes and $2,500 for lower boxes. Gifts must be renewed annually to retain season tickets in this section. Please note, due to demand, this seating area is limited.

Patron Accessibility

The Peace Center offers a variety of accessibility services including assistive listening, ASL interpreted performances (Saturday matinees), audio described performances, wheelchair accessible seating, and transfer chairs. For the best experience, please discuss your specific need with a Customer Service Representative. Some services require advance notice.

Sh-Boom! Life Could Be a Dream
Sep 19 @ 3:00 pm
SPARTANBURG LITTLE THEATRE

A 60’s Doo-Wop Musical

Meet Denny and the Dreamers, a fledgling doo-wop singing group preparing to enter the Big Whopper Radio contest to realize their dreams of making it to the big time! Trouble comes in the form of Lois, who arrives to put some polish on the boys. Denny falls in love, Wally falls in line, Eugene falls apart, and along comes handsome heartthrob Duke to send the whole situation spinning. The ’60s hits say it all: “Fools Fall in Love,” “Tears on my Pillow,” “Runaround Sue,” “Earth Angel,” “Stay,” “Unchained Melody,” “Lonely Teardrops,” and “The Glory of Love.” From the creator of The Marvelous Wonderettes, Sh-Boom!  Life Could Be a Dream will leave you laughing, singing, and cheering— let’s hear it for the boys! 

The Producers
Sep 19 @ 3:00 pm
Greenville Theatre

The Producers

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Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan

Music by Mel Brooks

The Laugh-Out-Loud Musical Farce Based On The 1967 Film

Broadway producer Max Bialystock teams up with Leo Bloom, a timid accountant with dreams of becoming a theatre producer, to put on the world’s worst musical. The plan is to raise two million dollars, produce a show that will close after just one performance, and then run away to Rio with the money left.  Too bad for Bialystock and Bloom that, against all odds, the show is a total hit!

Monday, September 20, 2021
Studio 52 ACTING Class(In-Person), K-2nd Grades
Sep 20 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Studio 52/ Flat Rock Playhouse

ACTING (In-Person), K-2nd Grades

Does your little kid have a big imagination and lots of energy? Then this class exploring the fundamentals of theatre is just for them! During this 8-week class, students will explore favorite storybook characters and bring them to life through acting, creative movement, and music! This high-energy class will celebrate your young artist’s creativity, develop skills in improvisation, public speaking, and expression, and release creative energy in a meaningful way. With new material every semester, this class can (and should) be taken multiple times!

Notes: To ensure increased ventilation, this class will be held outside whenever possible. If rain forces the program indoors, all students and staff will be required to wear masks. Thank you for understanding as we work to keep our community safe. Read more about our Covid Safety Guidelines here.

Instructor: Tania Battista
*Need-based scholarships are available upon application.
Learn more below about payment plans and multi-student discounts.
Studio 52: ACTING (In-Person), 6th-8th Grades
Sep 20 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Studio 52/ Flat Rock Playhouse

In this eight-week semester, young artists will learn to create dynamic relationships through theatre games, improvisation, and scene work. With an emphasis on ensemble storytelling, character creation, physicality, and voice and speech, students will leave feeling more collaborative, creative, and confident making bold choices on stage and in life. Apply your skills in an informal showcase for friends and family. No prior experience is necessary, only an open mind! With new material every semester, this class can (and should) be taken multiple times.

Instructor: Tania Battista

Notes: To ensure increased ventilation, this class will be held outside whenever possible. If rain forces the program indoors, all students and staff will be required to wear masks. Thank you for understanding as we work to keep our community safe. Read more about our Covid Safety Guidelines here

 

*Need-based scholarships are available upon application.
Learn more below about payment plans and multi-student discounts.

Studio 52: SKETCH COMEDY Adult (In – Person)
Sep 20 @ 6:45 pm – 8:15 pm
Studio 52/ Flat Rock Playhouse

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Learn the ins and outs of sketch comedy in this eight-week course for adults led by Flat Rock Playhouse’s favorite comedic actor, Scott Treadway! Dive into the history of two-person comedy, learn about the straight man vs character actor and how to break down comedic beats and jokes in a script. Hone your skills in delivery, timing, and physicality as you pair up and perform a comedic scene, coached and directed by Scott. Laugh, learn and level up your comedy skills in this low-pressure, highly-humorous class. 

*** All participating students must be fully vaccinated with proof of vaccination presented on the first day of class. 
Masks are optional at this time.
Space is limited.
No previous experience is necessary.

Instructor: Scott Treadway

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Studio 52 MUSIC THEATRE (In-Person), K-2nd Grades
Sep 21 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Studio 52/ Flat Rock Playhouse

MUSIC THEATRE (In-Person), K-2nd Grades

Notes: To ensure increased ventilation, this class will be held outside whenever possible. If rain forces the program indoors, all students and staff will be required to wear masks. Thank you for understanding as we work to keep our community safe. Read more about our Covid Safety Guidelines here

Instructor: Anna Kimmell

This fun and high-energy class combines the three fundamentals of musical theatre, acting, singing, and dance, in an accessible and exciting way! With a focus on singing technique, musicality, movement, and storytelling, students will learn new skills and make friends as they develop songs from Broadway musicals. No prior experience is necessary. With new material every semester, this class can (and should) be taken multiple times!

*Need-based scholarships are available upon application.
Learn more below about payment plans and multi-student discounts.

Studio 52 ACTING (In-Person), 3rd-5th Grades
Sep 21 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Studio 52/ Flat Rock Playhouse
Notes: To ensure increased ventilation, this class will be held outside whenever possible. If rain forces the program indoors, all students and staff will be required to wear masks. Thank you for understanding as we work to keep our community safe. Read more about our Covid Safety Guidelines here

Instructor: Tania Battista
This class is designed for curious young performers eager to explore the “FUN”-damentals of acting. Through high-energy theatre games, improvisation, pantomime, storytelling, & ensemble-based activities, students will hone their theatre skills, build meaningful connections with other young artists, and discover their creative potential! In the final class, showcase what you learned in an informal performance for friends and family. With new material every semester, this class can (and should) be taken multiple times.

*Need-based scholarships are available upon application.
Learn more below about payment plans and multi-student discounts.

Studio 52: BROADWAY DANCE (In-Person), 6th-12th Grades
Sep 21 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Studio 52/ Flat Rock Playhouse

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Notes: This class will be held indoors in our dance studio. Masks will be required for all staff and students. 

Get moving in this fun, high-energy dance class focusing on Broadway-style choreography. Lay the foundation of jazz technique through warm ups and across the floor, and practice picking up steps and style in theatre dance combinations inspired by a variety of musicals. Join us to get a weekly workout, learn how to fill your movement with character, and step into your next dance audition feeling confident. Masks are required. 

Instructor: Anna Kimmell

*Need-based scholarships are available upon application.
Learn more below about payment plans and multi-student discounts.

The Producers
Sep 21 @ 7:30 pm
Greenville Theatre

The Producers

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Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan

Music by Mel Brooks

The Laugh-Out-Loud Musical Farce Based On The 1967 Film

Broadway producer Max Bialystock teams up with Leo Bloom, a timid accountant with dreams of becoming a theatre producer, to put on the world’s worst musical. The plan is to raise two million dollars, produce a show that will close after just one performance, and then run away to Rio with the money left.  Too bad for Bialystock and Bloom that, against all odds, the show is a total hit!

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Studio 52: MUSIC THEATRE (In-Person), 3rd-5th Grades
Sep 22 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Studio 52/ Flat Rock Playhouse

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Notes: To ensure increased ventilation, this class will be held outside whenever possible. If rain forces the program indoors, all students and staff will be required to wear masks. Thank you for understanding as we work to keep our community safe. Read more about our Covid Safety Guidelines here
Discover the fun and fundamentals of musical theatre technique by integrating acting, singing, and simple choreography in the development of a Broadway repertoire. Students will learn proper vocal technique, storytelling through song, musical theatre-style choreography, and how to work within an ensemble. Apply your skills in an informal showcase for friends and family. With new material every semester, this class can (and should) be taken multiple times.
Instructor: Anna Kimmell & Matthew Glover
*Need-based scholarships are available upon application.
Learn more below about payment plans and multi-student discounts.
Studio 52: MUSIC THEATRE (In-Person), 6th-8th Grades
Sep 22 @ 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm
Studio 52/ Flat Rock Playhouse

Build on the fundamentals of musical theatre technique by integrating acting, singing, and basic choreography in the development of a musical revue. Expand on principles of vocal technique, music theory, knowledge of Broadway repertoire, expression of character through movement, and learn how to elevate performances by making specific and unique choices on stage. Apply your skills in an informal showcase for friends and family. With new material every semester, this class can (and should) be taken multiple times!

Notes: To ensure increased ventilation, this class will be held outside whenever possible. If rain forces the program indoors, all students and staff will be required to wear masks. Thank you for understanding as we work to keep our community safe. Read more about our Covid Safety Guidelines here

 

*Need-based scholarships are available upon application.
Learn more below about payment plans and multi-student discounts.

Thursday, September 23, 2021
Studio 52 MUSIC THEATRE (Virtual), 1st-4th Grades
Sep 23 @ 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Online
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MUSIC THEATRE (Virtual), 1st-4th Grades

Sing, dance, and act your way through a Broadway musical! This high-energy, low-pressure virtual class explores the plot and characters of a musical as young actors learn songs and dances from the show. With fun activities and games emphasizing creative play, movement, voice, and improvisation, this process-based class will build theatre skills and allow a fun outlet for your bite-sized Broadway actor. No experience is necessary.

Instructor: Anna Kimmell
*Need-based scholarships are available upon application.
Learn more below about payment plans and multi-student discounts.

Studio 52: SCRIPT WRITING + PERFORMANCE (Virtual), 5th-7th Grades
Sep 23 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Online

In this eight-week virtual class, young artists will combine creative writing, improvisation, and acting skills as they write and perform original theatrical scenes. With engaging games and exercises that stretch the imagination and encourage collaboration, students will explore the foundational principles of storytelling as they follow the writing process from the first draft to the first read-thru! No previous writing or acting experience is required.  

Instructor: TJ Simba-Medel

*Need-based scholarships are available upon application.
Learn more below about payment plans and multi-student discounts.

Studio 52: VIRTUAL THEATRE 8th – 12th Grades (Virtual)
Sep 23 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Online

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Instructor: TJ Simba-Medel

“You are confined only by the walls you build yourself.” In this class, teen artists will discover how to create theatrical work in any environment. Using devising philosophies that inspire installation and site-specific performances, students from across the country will explore a series of creative prompts that awaken their imaginations and empower their own unique artistic voice. We invite artists of all mediums (writers, dancers, filmmakers, visual artists, designers, musicians, and more) to connect and collaborate in this explorative online course. Journalling and sharing will be fundamental to the process.

*Need-based scholarships are available upon application.
Learn more about payment plans and multi-student discounts below.

The Producers
Sep 23 @ 7:30 pm
Greenville Theatre

The Producers

Event image

Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan

Music by Mel Brooks

The Laugh-Out-Loud Musical Farce Based On The 1967 Film

Broadway producer Max Bialystock teams up with Leo Bloom, a timid accountant with dreams of becoming a theatre producer, to put on the world’s worst musical. The plan is to raise two million dollars, produce a show that will close after just one performance, and then run away to Rio with the money left.  Too bad for Bialystock and Bloom that, against all odds, the show is a total hit!