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Experience the inspiring true story of the youngest person to walk all the way from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama on the Voting Rights March of 1965. Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom is a new musical filled with traditional and original Gospel and Freedom songs.

Newberry Opera House staff picks their favorite show for the 2020-2021 calendar season. Check it out below! 

The Newberry Opera House is thrilled to announce the 2020-21 season featuring theatre, dance, music, and family favorites for all ages. The world has shifted and the Opera House has too, visit to see how the staff, board, volunteers, and artists are committed to making live events safe and enjoyable.  In tried and true Opera House style the ambitious season will go on sale Monday, October 5, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. Executive Director, Molly Fortune and the team can’t wait to welcome you home to the Newberry Opera House, it is sure to be a season to remember!

Many of us look to the arts for pleasure and entertainment. Without art education, we would be without many of the creative people and organizations that bring us such enriching cultural artifacts and experiences. Still, a widespread lack of education funding has led many school districts to make significant reductions and even complete cuts to their art programs. Despite this, there is overwhelming scientific data that supports the prioritization of art education.

The Newberry Opera House will officially raise the curtain on Saturday, August 15, 2020, with Black Jacket Symphony and their tribute to Prince’s “Purple Rain” album!  The Board of Directors along with the staff have been thoughtfully planning for reduced capacity seating, enhanced sanitation, updated concessions protocols and additional safety initiatives. The NOH thanks you for your patience throughout this entire process and recognizes that it has taken longer than expected to get to opening night but rest assured everyone is ready for it.