Live Theatre and Variety

Midlands Technical College President, Dr. Ron Rhames awarding "fan favorite" to the MTC Showoff contestant.

October 29 7:30pm

Live Theatre and Variety Student, Faculty, Staff, and Alumni Talent Competition

MTC (Virtual) Showoff

When: Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 7:30pm

Back for a second year, MTC students, faculty, staff, and alumni will compete for this annual title. Produced by Columbia-genius Larry Hembree, the "biggest showoff," earns $1,000, the "fan favorite" gets $500, and all final contestants performed on stage and were recorded live. Join celebrity...

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Photo of Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

March 14 3:30pm

Live Theatre and Variety Columbia Children's Theatre

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

When: Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 3:30pm

Award-winning writers George Stiles and Anthony Drewe (Honk!Mary Poppins) inject a bear-sized helping of music and mayhem into this classic fairy tale, making it “just right” for the entire family. Goldilocks, on a trip into the forest, ventures into a seemingly uninhabited...

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January 24 7:30pm

Live Theatre and Variety Comedy For All

Akintunde, Joel Byars, and Double D

When: Friday, January 24, 2020 - 7:30pm

Dove award-winning comedian Akintunde brings his Jokes and Music Tour to Columbia, SC. He is a 25-year comedy veteran currently enjoying the viral success of his latest comedy music song and video, Please Stop Sleeping in Church, and he is an in-demand screen and television...

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December 21 3:30pm

Live Theatre and Variety Columbia Children's Theatre

Santa Claus The Musical

When: Saturday, December 21, 2019 - 3:30pm

After 1,000 years of making lists and checking them twice, Santa Claus is ready to retire. Can anyone take his place? Who will manage the North Pole? Join Columbia Children’s Theatre for this delightful, hilarious musical that features the big man himself and plenty of his tiny, helpful friends...

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November 8 7:30pm

Live Theatre and Variety Social Media Sensation

Kalen Allen

When: Friday, November 8, 2019 - 7:30pm

Social media sensation Kalen Allen has catapulted into mainstream media, reaching millions of people worldwide across his social media platforms. The award-nominated actor, producer, and hilarious television personality was discovered in 2018 by Ellen DeGeneres. He made a name for himself...

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