Leisure scheduled for Sumter Opera Home

SUMTER, SC – After a hiatus due to COVID-19, summer events at the Sumter Opera House are back starting with theirs Cinema series.

“We call them our dollar films,” said Seth Reimer, Sumter Cultural Manager. “In the past few years we have had an average of over 250 students or patrons per film. So we hope that these numbers will keep increasing when people visit the Sumter Opera House to see a movie, escape the heat of the outside and just enjoy a different environment. “

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From Aladdin to Toy Story, family-friendly films are shown every Tuesday from June 15 to August 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The films cost $ 1.50 and are available at a discount.

“We also have kind of the crème de la crème of our season and that’s our main stage series,” said Reimer. “These are artists who are regional or national performing artists.”

The first Performance on the main stage scheduled starts in July, others are scheduled through October, including dance, rock, and theater performances.

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“We will continue to expand this from week to week,” said Reimer. “The floodgates have opened and now that we can book performances and people feel safer with the vaccinations and things they have, we are very happy to be able to entertain our state again.”

To learn more, visit SumterOperHouse.com or visit the Opera House at 21 N. Main Street in Sumter.