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Furman University Department of Theater Arts

Furman University’s department of theater arts offers three stage production featuring student and professional talent, while its music department’s 26 performing ensembles and its students and faculty offer more than 200 open-to-the-public concerts each year. The art department showcases student, faculty and invited talent at ...

Greenville Little Theatre

Since 1926, the Greenville Little Theatre, at 444 College St., has been the city’s largest locally producing arts organization, with a rich offering of whodunits, drama, comedy, farce and classical musicals from “Carousel” to “Oklahoma.” GLT’s seasons include five main-stage productions and two special shows, ...

For the Greenville Symphony, it's 60 years and counting

The nascent Greenville Symphony Orchestra took its first breath in 1948, following a call to musical arms tacked on the bulletin board of Payne's Music Store.

It read: "Please sign name and instrument below if interested in forming a symphony orchestra."

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World-famous cellist applauds quality of orchestra, conductor

A one-page letter has provided a rare glimpse into what one of the world's elite musicians thinks about Greenville's well-known conductor and its orchestra.

The letter, written by cellist Yo-Yo Ma on his simple letterhead, arrived recently in Greenville Symphony Orchestra Conductor Edvard Tchivzhel's ...

Greenville’s arts scene ranks with country’s best

Greenville’s arts scene just keeps getting better. The city has snagged a spot on the Top 10 list for “business-supported art scenes” in the fifth edition of John Villani’s “100 Best Art Towns in America,” due for release in spring 2010.

Here are ...

South Carolina Children’s Theatre

The 24-year-old South Carolina Children’s Theatre, led by executive director Debbie Bell and artistic director Betsy Bisson, is a resident company of the Peace Center for the Performing Arts, aimed at serving and inspiring the children of the Upstate with five main-stage productions each year. ...

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Mice on Main the brainchild of a high school senior

The idea and fundraising for the mice came from Jimmy Ryan, then a senior at Christ Church Episcopal School. Zan Wells sculpted the mice, which can be found in various locations along Main Street.

The series of bronze sculptures situated in some obvious, and ...

Downtown sculptures bring our past to life

When most people think of sculpture, Greenville is not the first town that comes to mind.

But the city is as full of lively artwork as it is of people and business. These sculptures range from realistic statues of famous folk to abstract sculptures ...

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From laughs to chills, local theaters fill the bill

Centre Stage

One of Greenville’s professional theaters, the 27-year-old Centre Stage was founded by Douglas McCoy and is currently led by artistic director, BJ Koonce. The company offers six main-stage productions each year and for the past seven years has mounted an extensive New ...

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Upstate Shakespeare Festival

Led by artistic director, John Fagan the 16-year-old Upstate Shakespeare Festival brings free productions of the classics to its audiences in the summer months under the stars at Greenville’s Falls Park on the Reedy.

Supported by the Warehouse Theatre and the City of Greenville ...

The Warehouse Theatre

Founded 36 years ago, Greenville’s Warehouse Theatre, is located at 37 Augusta St. in Greenville’s Historic West End District. The Warehouse produces six contemporary and classical main-stage productions, and with each offers pre-show talks to keep its audiences well informed. Led by artistic and executive ...

Centre Stage

One of Greenville’s professional theaters, the 27-year-old Centre Stage was founded by Douglas McCoy and is currently led by artistic director, BJ Koonce. The company offers six main-stage productions each year and for the past seven years has mounted an extensive New Play Festival that ...

Tribute honors Virginia Uldrick, a community leader in the arts scene

Not too long ago, Virginia Uldrick was eating breakfast in her Roper Mountain home when her daughter showed her a picture of a statue being erected at the entrance to the Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities.

The statue — the first in ...

 
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