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photoBoard House Dinner on the Grounds
September 26, 2015  |  5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
In conjunction with the first production of the Averitt STARS community theater’s season, please join us for a boarding house style dinner before the show. Read more...

photoHarry Hughes in “Speak Like Poe”
October 3, 2015  |  7:30 p.m.
In the Whitaker Black Box Theater
Local retired professor and native New Yorker, Harry Hughes, delivers a frightening, yet outstanding reading of short stories and poems from the legendary Edgar Allan Poe. Read more...

photoRocky Horror Picture Show LIVE!
October 27 & 28, 2015  |  7:30 p.m.
Experience the 8th Annual Rocky Horror Picture Show LIVE! This wild evening has become a highlight of the Halloween season. Read more...

Ghost Tours by Lantern Light
October 30, 2015
First Tour 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. AND Second Tour 8:30 – 10:00 p.m.

Join us for more historical and crazy stories of unusual happenings in downtown Statesboro. Don’t be frightened if you see some of our ghosts seeking to reconnect with the living. Get your group together! This fun-filled walking tour will sell out.

Tickets: $8 per person

photoCalendar Girls
Pre Performance Dinner
November 6, 2015
Book a table with your friends for a pre-performance three course dinner before the opening night of Calendar Girls. The dinner will be catered by 40 East Grill and will be held in “The Hall,” behind 40 East Restaurant. Read more...

photoCalendar Girls
November 6, 2015  |  8:00 p.m., AND November 7, 2015  |  7:30 p.m.,
AND
November 8, 2015  |  2:00 p.m.

Based on a true story, Calendar Girls is a touching story about honoring those who’ve died of cancer. When Annie’s husband John dies from leukemia, her close friend, Read more...

photoSugar Plum Fairy Tea Party
November 14, 2015  |  10:30 a.m. – noon
Come enjoy fairy cakes, candy cane cookies, Bon Bons, Chinese Tea, Christmas Punch, Holiday Crafts and pictures with the Sugar Plum Fairy of the 2015 Nutcracker production. This is the perfect way to kick off our holiday season in Statesboro. Cost: $15 per person.

2015 All Fired Up Holiday Exhibition and Sale
Ceramics, Jewelry, and Fine Arts!
December 3 – 5, 2014 (see below for details)
Showcasing handmade functional and sculptural ceramic objects by Averitt Center Visual Arts faculty, students & friends. The Holiday Sale at the Averitt Center offers artisan-made gifts that are locally made, beautiful, functional and reasonably priced. Read more...

photoBehold, Here Cometh the Dreamer
An Evening of African American Poetry
January 16, 2016  |  7:30 p.m.
In the Whitaker Black Box Theater

In honor of MLK, Jr, Director Mical Whitaker has assembled talented artists and the area's most distinctive voices to bring to life the words of poets Langston Hughes, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Maya Angelou, and Jill Scott among others. Read more...

photoDream Girls
January 29 & 30, 2016  |  7:30 p.m. AND January 31, 2016  |  2:00 p.m.

Based upon the show business aspirations and successes of R&B acts such as The Supremes, The Shirelles, James Brown, Jackie Wilson, and others, Dreamgirls follows the story of a young female singing trio from Chicago, "The Dreams", who become music superstars. Read more...

photoWhat's Your Favorite Song: An Evening with Emma Kelly
April 8–9, 2016  |  7:30 p.m.
April 10, 2016  |  2:00 p.m.

The Averitt Center for the Arts and Emma Said Productions excited to announce a new show based on the spirit of Emma Kelly. Read more...

photo2016 Emma Awards
June 11, 2016  |  6:00 p.m.
Join us as we roll out the red carpet and announce the best artists in the ‘Boro! The Fifth Annual Emma Awards Ceremony will honor the community’s best actors, directors, scene designers and costume designers as chosen by you.

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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.