The Abbeville Opera House
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Become an Opera House Patron! Benefits include: four tickets total to be redeemed at the show(s) of your choosing, name listed on program, social media shout outs, and name listed on the City website. (Open to individuals and businesses)
Tickets for these events can be purchased online using the link below or in person at the Opera House. Please contact the City Special Event Coordinator Emily Bledsoe for more information.
Please note that refreshments at the Opera House are cash only. Refreshments include soda, water, beer, wine, as well as assorted chips and candy bars. Outside food and drink is prohibited.Lobby doors open one hour prior to showtimes. Theater doors open half an hour prior to showtimes. Unless otherwise stated, Abbeville Opera House Comedy shows are recommended for audiences 18 years of age and older. While no age restriction is in place, parents should be advised stand up comedy may contain some language and content inappropriate for children under 18. Parents are advised to use their discretion when bringing children younger than 18.
Special Event: Abbeville Comedy Welcomes the Icon Emo Philips
Friday, May 15th at 8:00 PM; $22.00
Voted by Comedy Central as one of the 100 greatest comedians of all time, the legend and comedy icon, Emo Philips, is coming to Abbeville, SC! Described by Jay Leno as "the best joke writer in America," by British comedian Gary Delaney as the best joke writer in the world, and by "Weird Al" Yankovic as one of the funniest people on the planet, Emo Philips has performed over 7,000 times throughout the English-speaking world, including a multi-week run at the Playhouse Theater in London’s West End. Since starting out in Chicago in 1976 at the age of twenty, Emo has had award-winning comedy albums, several cable specials. and many appearances on network television, both in America and in the UK. He has appeared in films and has lent his distinctive voice to animated TV shows. But his first love, stand-up, remains his true one.
Ropin’ the Wind: A Tribute to Garth Brooks
Saturday, May 30th at 7:30 PM; $23.00
Brad Puckett is a rising star in the country music world with a live show that is best described as a rock and roll show with a country feel to it. Brad keeps the crowd going from the first note till the last. He has sold out over 50 venues in the last two years and his popularity continues to grow. What does Brad say about all of this success? "I feel that it is an honor to get to do what I do, I look at each step as a journey and each show as a chance to bring joy to people in some way no matter how big or small because that is what the gift of music is all about”
Rockin’ The Night Away at the Opera House
Saturday, June 6th at 8:00 PM; $19.00
"Rockin’ The Night Away" is a musical variety show that will take you musically through time. Featuring an All Star Cast that will entertain you in a two hour extravaganza with hits from the 50’s, 60’s, Motown, Country, Elvis, Gospel and so much more. Since 2015 "Rockin’ The Night Away" has been touring the Southeastern United States and continues to grow Nationwide. In 2018 "Rockin’ the Night Away" was Voted the #1 Best Traveling Production Show in the Southeast by the CHMR Music Awards.
Interstellar Echoes: #1 Pink Floyd Tribute Band
Saturday, June 13th at 7:300 PM; $20.00-$25.00
The Southeast’s premier Pink Floyd Tribute band, Interstellar Echoes pride themselves on accurately reproducing the legendary catalog of Pink Floyd. Obsessed with the sounds, sights, and lore of this global music icon, Interstellar Echoes goes to great lengths to provide a meticulously researched, fully immersive live experience consisting of classic staples, as well as deep cuts that will please even the most die hard Pink Floyd fan. Join us for an unforgettable night of Pink Floyd classics!
Comedy Hypnotism Show with Herb McCandless Jr.
Saturday, June 20th at 8:00 PM; $15.00
Herb is a national touring comedy hypnotist with amazing stage presence. He produces the hottest, most hilarious, and unforgettable hypnotic stage shows in the Southeast. Herb has traveled all over North America from the Bahamas to Las Vegas performing this hilarious show. Whether you’re a star of the show or just joining the audience, everyone is sure to have a great time!
Special Event: Abbeville Comedy Welcomes James Gregory
Friday, July 24th and Saturday, July 25th at 7:30 PM; $35-$46
Due to popular demand, "The Funniest Man in America" hits the Abbeville stage. For 37 years, Gregory has been a staple of Southern and Midwestern comedy clubs, the sort of legend local comics tell each other about. Even as the mainstream industry has largely ignored him, Gregory plays to sold-out crowds across America drawn in by his brilliant stories and lack of swearing. Tickets range from $29.50 to $39.50 with preferred seating in the first four rows.
The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe
Friday, July 31st 8:00 PM Saturday, August 1st at 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM; Sunday, August 2nd at 3:00 PM; $15.00
Friday, August 7th at 8:00 PM; Saturday, August 8th at 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM; Sunday, August 9th at 8:00 PM; $15.00
When four children inadvertently stumble through an old wardrobe into the fantastical land of Narnia, they begin a journey of excitement, fear and triumph, fulfilling ancient prophecies and upsetting the long-standing balance in that magical land as they enter into the on-going struggle between the White Witch and the mysterious, magical, and great lion Aslan.
Special Event: Abbeville Comedy Welcomes Killer Beaz;
Saturday, August 22nd at 7:30 PM; $24-$28
Beaz delivers a high-energy, edgy, and “everyman” style humor. He’s a gifted storyteller, with tons of punch lines. Beaz’s quick wit and mastery of the ad-lib ensure that at his shows, anything can happen. Killer Beaz has made numerous appearances on Showtime, The Discovery Channel, Comedy Central, E!, A&E, CNN, ESPN, CMT, GAC, the iconic comedy podcast - WTF with Marc Maron, and Entertainment Tonight. Killer Beaz is currently guest starring in his fourth season of the Discovery Channel’s hit series, “Moonshiners." Beaz has also been featured on and is a regular guest on several nationally syndicated radio shows such as The Big Show with John Boy & Billy, Bob & Sheri, Bob & Tom, Rick and Bubba, Big D and Bubba, XM Comedy Radio.K.
Opera House Comedy Welcomes Donnie Baker
Saturday October 3rd 8PM; $24-$29
No act in the 30-year history of “The Bob and Tom Radio Show” has attracted more fans than Donnie Baker! This one-of-a-kind “mullet-headed, backwards-cap-wearing, small-town smart-ass” RETURNS to his home-away-from-home, where his LIVE shows started on Thanksgiving Eve in 2005!