Welcome to the Emma Kelly Theater

The Averitt Center and Emma Kelly Theater are entirely accessible to persons with special needs, assuring a pleasurable performance experience for all. Accessible seating for persons with wheelchairs and a companion is available for all shows on a first-come, first-served basis. Be sure to mention your need for wheelchair accessible seating at the time you purchase your ticket. For those needing sign interpretation, please give one week notice prior to attending the performance.

For any other special needs, please contact the Box Office at 912-212-2787.

pictYesterday & Today
Beatles Tribute Performance

September 20, 2014  |  7:30 p.m.
Yesterday & Today. No wigs. No accents. Just great music sung in tight harmony the way it was meant to be. The concept is simple—every Beatles song has a memory associated with it. Was it the song playing during your first kiss? The song you listened to over and over after your best friend moved? The Beatles catalog is the soundtrack of a generation and of our lives.


pictNeos Dance Theater: Count... The Legend of Dracula
October 17 – 18, 2014  |  7:30 p.m.
(Season ticket holders October 17)
Bram Stoker’s classic gothic horror masterpiece has been re-envisioned and re-imagined in this stunningly original new adaptation, choreographed by Bobby Wesner with story adapted by Michael Thomas. A multi-media event, it combines rock, pop and industrial music with video imaging and the innovative staging that has become the hallmark of Neos Dance Theatre. Read more...

pictNey Rosauro & GSU Percussion Ensemble
November 15, 2014  |  7:30 p.m.
Ney Rosauro is recognized as one the most original and dynamic symphonic percussionists and composers in the world. Born in Rio de Janeiro, he has studied in Brazil, Germany, and the United States. From 1975 – 2009, Dr. Rosauro taught or directed Percussion Studies at universities in Brazil and the United States. He also served as Timpanist with the Orquestra do Teatro Nacional de Brasilia. Read more...

logoThe Second City Comedy Club
January 16, 2015  |  7:30 p.m.
The Second City has been delighting audiences with sketch comedy and improv for over 50 years. What started as a small cabaret nightclub in Chicago has become the most prolific and influential comedy theater in the world. The Second City was experimental and unconventional in its approach to theater and comedy, and the Broadway success of its early students soon solidified the school’s reputation. Read more...

To Kill Mockingbird pictTo Kill A Mockingbird
January 31, 2015  |  7:30 p.m.
A sleepy, southern town confronts racism and injustice through the eyes of six-year old Scout. In the heroics of her father, the struggles of her friends and neighbors, and the threat of a boogeyman, Scout lives through the joys of childhood innocence and the pains of growing up.


coppelia logoCoppélia Ballet
March 27 – 28, 2015  |  7:30 p.m.
March 29  |  2:00 p.m.

(Season ticket holders March 27)
One of the funniest ballets ever produced, Coppélia tells the story of a mad inventor who has created a life-size dancing doll. Things start going awry when Franz, who is supposed to be in love with Swanhilde, becomes infatuated with Coppélia, not knowing she is a doll.


Averitt Center for the Arts
33 East Main Street
Statesboro, Ga. 30458
(912) 212-2787 (ARTS)

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Box Office Hours:
Tuesday – Friday:
12 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.