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Friday, February 28, 2020
LEAF 50th Festival Line Up and Tickets
Feb 28 all-day
Lake Eden Arts Festival
Patron Production Preference Survey Flat Rock Playhouse
Feb 28 all-day
Flat Rock Playhouse

Hello Flat Rock Playhouse Patrons, Donors, Friends, and all-around ‘Peeps!’

Please take a few minutes to take the survey and help us as we begin planning for the 2021 season and beyond.  We’ve listed a pretty large range of shows because we want to know what you’re interested in seeing on the stage.  Please choose your TOP 10 favorites in each category; Musicals and Plays. You will also have the opportunity to write in a title or author that may not otherwise be listed.  Please only choose ten of each so we can narrow down your preferences.

As an added note, we endeavor to give you exactly what your heart most desires.  That said, there are many factors that go into selecting shows.  Are the rights available? Can we afford to produce it properly? Does it align with our Union obligations?  These questions and many more are all part of the process and influence what productions we select.  It’s important to everyone at Flat Rock Playhouse that we deliver as much of what the audience desires as we can whenever we can.

Thank you for taking a few minutes to share your preferences with us.  We are hugely grateful for the insight!

Sincerely,

The Artistic Team

Flat Rock Playhouse

The Johnson Collection’s TJC Gallery
Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
TJC Gallery

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Our Own Work, Our Own Way

Feb 5, 2020 – Apr 17, 2020

Parallel to the broader battle early twentieth-century American women waged to overturn the socio-political constraints historically prescribed by men and law, female artists of the era struggled to earn access to and acclaim in the country’s cultural arena. Working in a region that trailed the national arc toward gender equality, Southern women artists routinely encountered resistance in their quest to gain parity, especially when their mode of expression was modern in style or subject.

Classic World Cinema at Flood Gallery
Feb 28 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Flood Gallery

Open donation. 

Hedwig and the Angry Itch
Feb 28 @ 8:00 pm
The Warehouse Theatre

The story of “internationally ignored song stylist” Hedwig, a fourth-wall smashing East German rock & roll goddess who also happens to be the victim of a botched sex-change operation. This outrageous and unexpectedly hilarious story is dazzlingly performed by Hedwig in the form of a concert gig/stand-up comedy routine backed by the hard-rocking band “The Angry Inch.” Hedwig describes her life’s search for “The Origin of Love” and her other half. It’s a rocking, funny, touching, and ultimately inspiring ride to anyone who has felt life gave them an inch when they deserved a mile.

Saturday, February 29, 2020
Flat Rock Playhouse seeking volunteers
Feb 29 all-day
Flat Rock Playhouse

Flat Rock Playhouse and The Supporting Players are excited to announce they are welcoming volunteers who will participate in various programs that take you behind-the-scenes at the State Theatre of North Carolina.

“The Supporting Players of Flat Rock Playhouse is a great way to meet and work with people that are like-minded and have a desire to come alongside the staff to help secure the future of performing arts in western North Carolina, “ remarks Karolyn Killian, President of Supporting Players. “It is a pleasure and a joy to volunteer my time and talent for such a wonderful group of people that are dedicated to excellence in live theatre and our community!”

The Supporting Players are a unique way to get an inside look into life on the Rock while making an impact on our community. If you are interested in joining this passionate collective of volunteers and becoming part of the Flat Rock Playhouse family, make sure to tune into WTZQ on March 10th at 8:00 am to hear from some of the Supporting Players. Additionally, you can visit flatrockplayhouse.org/volunteer or email [email protected] to learn more!

LEAF 50th Festival Line Up and Tickets
Feb 29 all-day
Lake Eden Arts Festival
Patron Production Preference Survey Flat Rock Playhouse
Feb 29 all-day
Flat Rock Playhouse

Hello Flat Rock Playhouse Patrons, Donors, Friends, and all-around ‘Peeps!’

Please take a few minutes to take the survey and help us as we begin planning for the 2021 season and beyond.  We’ve listed a pretty large range of shows because we want to know what you’re interested in seeing on the stage.  Please choose your TOP 10 favorites in each category; Musicals and Plays. You will also have the opportunity to write in a title or author that may not otherwise be listed.  Please only choose ten of each so we can narrow down your preferences.

As an added note, we endeavor to give you exactly what your heart most desires.  That said, there are many factors that go into selecting shows.  Are the rights available? Can we afford to produce it properly? Does it align with our Union obligations?  These questions and many more are all part of the process and influence what productions we select.  It’s important to everyone at Flat Rock Playhouse that we deliver as much of what the audience desires as we can whenever we can.

Thank you for taking a few minutes to share your preferences with us.  We are hugely grateful for the insight!

Sincerely,

The Artistic Team

Flat Rock Playhouse

Something Very Fishy!
Feb 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
PC PAC

A family-friendly program, Something Very Fishy was a huge success in 2019 with over 3,000 attendees and we are excited to announce the show is coming back in Spring 2020!

This educational experience includes a musical theater production by award-winning children’s writer Kathy Prosser and a marine invertebrate touch tank exhibit presented by Clemson University.  Featuring original music and a cast of professional actors and puppets, the story follows the lives of Sandy Carson, a young science major conducting coral transplanting research and Mr. Stu Pidder, a local fisherman just trying to get by. Below the surface Boss, the Great White Shark and his friends are wondering why marine life is disappearing and curious objects keep arriving. The story highlights how what we do above the surface impacts life below, and ways we can all help to sustain and improve our fragile environment.

After the show, come roll up your sleeves and meet more stars beneath the waves as Clemson University Creative Inquiry students share a menagerie of live marine animals and stories of their research adventures in the Florida Keys. Pet a sea urchin, thumb wrestle a crab and go on a virtual dive to an amazing coral reef.

In the 2 weeks leading up to this one and only public performance, we anticipate over 4,500 students from local schools will have participated in this unique Educational Entertainment event.  While the primary purpose of the program is to educate elementary students and inspire them to consider career pathways in STEAM fields, the messages are universal and this event will delight and engage people of all ages.

Japanese Doll Festival
Feb 29 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Childrens Mueseum of the Upstate Greenville

The Japanese-American Association Of South Carolina Will Be Here Again Today To Celebrate The Doll Festival. Hinamatsuri, Also Called Doll’s Day, Is A Special Day In Japan Where Ornamental Dolls Are Displayed. Come See Our Collection, And Participate In Doll-Making, Coloring, Chopstick Practice, Origami And Singing With The JAASC.

 

 

Hedwig and the Angry Itch
Feb 29 @ 8:00 pm
The Warehouse Theatre

The story of “internationally ignored song stylist” Hedwig, a fourth-wall smashing East German rock & roll goddess who also happens to be the victim of a botched sex-change operation. This outrageous and unexpectedly hilarious story is dazzlingly performed by Hedwig in the form of a concert gig/stand-up comedy routine backed by the hard-rocking band “The Angry Inch.” Hedwig describes her life’s search for “The Origin of Love” and her other half. It’s a rocking, funny, touching, and ultimately inspiring ride to anyone who has felt life gave them an inch when they deserved a mile.

Sunday, March 1, 2020
Flat Rock Playhouse seeking volunteers
Mar 1 all-day
Flat Rock Playhouse

Flat Rock Playhouse and The Supporting Players are excited to announce they are welcoming volunteers who will participate in various programs that take you behind-the-scenes at the State Theatre of North Carolina.

“The Supporting Players of Flat Rock Playhouse is a great way to meet and work with people that are like-minded and have a desire to come alongside the staff to help secure the future of performing arts in western North Carolina, “ remarks Karolyn Killian, President of Supporting Players. “It is a pleasure and a joy to volunteer my time and talent for such a wonderful group of people that are dedicated to excellence in live theatre and our community!”

The Supporting Players are a unique way to get an inside look into life on the Rock while making an impact on our community. If you are interested in joining this passionate collective of volunteers and becoming part of the Flat Rock Playhouse family, make sure to tune into WTZQ on March 10th at 8:00 am to hear from some of the Supporting Players. Additionally, you can visit flatrockplayhouse.org/volunteer or email [email protected] to learn more!

Rhythm of the Dance
Mar 1 @ 3:00 pm
Newberry Opera House

“Rhythm of the Dance” is an exhilarating and innovative Irish dance show internationally rated as one of the most popular and best Irish dance shows touring worldwide.

Since its creation in 1998, “Rhythm of the Dance” has impressed audiences and critics worldwide year after year. Direct from Ireland, this show uses song, music, and dance to transport audiences on an exciting and energy packed adventure through the many eras of Irish dance and music. Seen by 7 million fans worldwide in 57 countries, the company has received critical acclaim everywhere they go. “Rhythm of the Dance” is one of the best Irish dance shows in the world. Enjoy an early St. Patrick’s Day celebration at the Newberry Opera House!

Monday, March 2, 2020
Zumba!
Mar 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Everybody and every body! Each Zumba® class is designed to bring people together to sweat it on.

How It Works

We take the “work” out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you’ll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. Super effective? Check. Super fun? Check and check.

Benefits

A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class.

$5 a class or free with Wellness Membership
 
 
C.C. Woodson
210 Bomar Ave.
864-596-3710
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
A Seat at the Table: The Chair as Aesthetic and Social Construct
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Artists Collective|Spartanburg

 

The exhibit of about 40 pieces of art is housed in the facility’s newly renamed and largest gallery—“The Solomon Gallery.” It opened Tuesday, Jan. 7, and will close Saturday, Feb. 29. It features the work of Janet Kozachek, Janet Orselli, Lee Malerich, and Nathaniel Wallace. The public may view the 2-D and 3-D art at no charge Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The exhibit’s reception will be Thursday, Jan. 16, 5-9 p.m., during the city’s monthly ArtWalk.

Les Miserables
Mar 3 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Peace Center

Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award®-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. With its glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking new production has left both audiences and critics awestruck, cheering “Les Miz is born again!” (NY1).

Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice, and redemption – a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Featuring the thrilling score and beloved songs “I Dreamed A Dream,” “On My Own,” “Stars,” “Bring Him Home,” “One Day More,” and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history.

Seen by more than 120 million people in 52 countries and in 22 languages around the globe, Les Misérables is still the world’s most popular musical, breaking box office records everywhere in its 33rd year.

Official Website

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
A Seat at the Table: The Chair as Aesthetic and Social Construct
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Artists Collective|Spartanburg

 

The exhibit of about 40 pieces of art is housed in the facility’s newly renamed and largest gallery—“The Solomon Gallery.” It opened Tuesday, Jan. 7, and will close Saturday, Feb. 29. It features the work of Janet Kozachek, Janet Orselli, Lee Malerich, and Nathaniel Wallace. The public may view the 2-D and 3-D art at no charge Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The exhibit’s reception will be Thursday, Jan. 16, 5-9 p.m., during the city’s monthly ArtWalk.

The Johnson Collection’s TJC Gallery
Mar 4 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
TJC Gallery

Fitzgerald_Cyclamen_HiRes.jpg

Our Own Work, Our Own Way

Feb 5, 2020 – Apr 17, 2020

Parallel to the broader battle early twentieth-century American women waged to overturn the socio-political constraints historically prescribed by men and law, female artists of the era struggled to earn access to and acclaim in the country’s cultural arena. Working in a region that trailed the national arc toward gender equality, Southern women artists routinely encountered resistance in their quest to gain parity, especially when their mode of expression was modern in style or subject.

Donny Edwards as Elvis
Mar 4 @ 2:00 pm
Flat Rock Playhouse
Les Miserables
Mar 4 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Peace Center

Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award®-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. With its glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking new production has left both audiences and critics awestruck, cheering “Les Miz is born again!” (NY1).

Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice, and redemption – a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Featuring the thrilling score and beloved songs “I Dreamed A Dream,” “On My Own,” “Stars,” “Bring Him Home,” “One Day More,” and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history.

Seen by more than 120 million people in 52 countries and in 22 languages around the globe, Les Misérables is still the world’s most popular musical, breaking box office records everywhere in its 33rd year.

Official Website