Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College

Create Your Own Season for Bundled Discounts

This season we are offering bundled show discounts. Call the box office at 803.407.5011 to purchase tickets at one time for all the shows you want to see. Purchase tickets for three shows, save 10%; five shows, save 15%; 10 shows, save 20%. 

Upcoming Shows

Get ready for our most colorful season yet!

Music

WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD!

Presented by Ensemble Eclectica

Saturday, August 27 • 7:30 pm

On August 27, 7:30 PM Ensemble Eclectica! will thrill and uplift its audiences with its unique production WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD!

Music

Purple xPeRIeNCE Tribute Show

See Prince through the Purple xPeRIeNCE

Friday, September 2 • 7:30 pm

Get ready for a truly authentic Prince tribute on Sept 2nd. The Purple xPeRIeNCE is a five-piece group hailing from Prince’s birthplace, Minneapolis, MN.

Dance

Step Afrika!

Experience African-American Dance

Saturday, September 17 • 7:30 pm

Step into the storytelling and interactive experience of Step Afrika! with HT@MTC on Saturday, September 17.

Music

Craig Morgan

Country Music Super Star

Friday, October 28 • 7:30 pm

Chart-topping country music singer, songwriter, TV personality, author, and Army veteran Craig Morgan will grace the HT@MTC stage on Friday, October 28.

Music

Tony Howard's Motown & Elvis Revue

Saturday, November 5 • 7:00 pm

Look out Columbia, we’re back!!! The Tony Howard Motown/Elvis Revue is on tour again and will be back in Columbia, SC. The show will be bigger and better than ever.

Live Theatre & Variety

A Christmas Carol

Presented by Columbia Children's Theatre

Saturday, December 3 • 2:00 pm Saturday, December 3 • 6:00 pm

Broadway heavy hitters Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens breathe fantastic new life into the classic tale, A Christmas Carol, coming to HT@MTC on Saturday, December 3.

Music

Holiday POPS

Featuring the S.C. Philharmonic

Sunday, December 11 • 3:30 pm

Morihiko Nakahara and the S.C. Philharmonic musicians return to the HT@MTC stage on Sunday, December 11.

Live Theatre & Variety

Tom Papa

Comedy in All Forms

Friday, January 20 • 7:30 pm

Come and join us at HT@MTC to see comedic personality Tom Papa on Friday, January 20!

Live Theatre & Variety

World of Musicals

Inspired By Many, Unlike Any Other

Sunday, January 29 • 3:30 pm

Join us on Sunday, January 29 for The World of Musicals, an ensemble of multi-talented artists performing classic hits, fused with emotive ballads, big-screen anthems, and iconic show tunes.

Music

John Lakin and Friends

Presents Lift Every Voice and Sing!

Saturday, February 18 • 7:30 pm

Join John Lakin and Friends at HT@MTC on Saturday, February 18 as we enjoy an evening of celebrating the history of Gospel music on stage.

Music

Patrick Davis & His Midnight Choir

Singer, Songwriter, Storyteller, and SC Native

Friday, February 24 • 7:30 pm

Native South Carolinian Patrick Davis forged a path for himself in the Nashville music scene and has now returned to the Midlands to provide an evening of showmanship on Friday, February 24.

Live Theatre & Variety

Fairytales On Ice

Featuring Beauty and The Beast

Saturday, March 11 • 3:30 pm

On March 11th, Fairytales on Ice takes Beauty and the Beast and spins it with upbeat modern music, theatrical storylines, and out-of-this-world special effects.

Live Theatre & Variety

MTC Showoff

Student, Faculty, Staff, and Alumni Talent Competition

Saturday, March 25 • 7:30 pm

Join us on March 25th for the annual MTC Showoff featuring talented students, faculty, staff, and alumni as they compete for the title of "Biggest Showoff!"

"A surprisingly adventurous and ambitious performance space."

In recent years, the Harbison Theatre has earned a reputation as one of the area’s premiere performance venues. Belying its 400-seat capacity and mall-proximate setting, it has hauled in musicians like Mavis Staples, Steep Canyon Rangers, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, and The Blind Boys of Alabama along with world-renowned dance troupes, thought-provoking theater productions and much more.

Free Times

Need a small performing arts space?

Rent the Venue

If you’re looking for a small venue for your recital, play, or performance, you’re in the right place! Harbison Theatre is the only mid-size theatre in the Midlands that’s fully equipped with the technical capacity for professional performances.

  • Male and female star dressing rooms
  • Rehearsal space
  • Laundry service
  • Refrigerator

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