RESERVATIONS FOR THE 2022-2023 SCHOOL TIME SHOWS ARE NOW OPEN!

COST & DETAILS

  • Cost varies per show. See specific shows below for pricing.

  • Teachers are admitted FREE for all performances.

  • For homeschool groups, please limit one teacher (free ticket) per household. Other adults attending will be considered chaperones and will be charged the chaperone rate.

  • **Please note - Children from 1 day old to 18 years old all require a ticket. A ticket is required for anyone that enters the building.

  • Each show runs between 45-90 minutes. See specific show below for run time.

  • Teachers will receive a curriculum companion that corresponds to the show and linked to SC College- and Career-Ready Standards​.

WHEN IS PAYMENT DUE?

  • A 50% non-refundable deposit is required to secure your reservation. Deposits for all productions are due in early fall of 2022. Specific deposit dates will be assigned upon reserving.

  • Full payments are due 4 weeks prior to performance date. Unpaid reservations are subject to cancellation.

 

WHAT IF I DON’T HAVE FINAL CLASS NUMBERS BEFORE RESERVATIONS OPEN?

  • That’s ok! We anticipate number changes throughout the year. We can change your reservation numbers (pending availability) up until final payments are due.

  • We recommend aiming high in your number estimate, then adjusting later when you have a final count.

 

WHAT IF I HAVEN’T GOTTEN PRINCIPAL APPROVAL BEFORE RESERVATIONS OPEN?

  • We recommend reserving your group even if the trip hasn't been approved yet, as reservations fill up very quickly. Our school time performances always have lengthy waiting lists, so you if you have to cancel your reservation, another school will be happy to take your spot!

 

I’M IN! HOW DO I RESERVE?

  • Reservations open Tues, Aug 9, 2022 at 9:00am. Reservations cannot be taken before this date.

  • We anticipate a high volume of calls this day, so please keep calling if you don't get us right away!

  • Call 864-585-8278 to reserve your seats.

  • Reservations cannot be made by e-mail.

  • Reservations go fast. We recommend calling on the first day that reservations open!

 

QUESTIONS?

  • Call us at 864-585-8278.

  • Email us by clicking HERE.

SCHOOL TIME SHOWS

2022-2023 SCHOOL TIME PERFORMANCES

 
 
 

ANNIE JR. (musical)

December 1, 2022 at 9:30am & 11:45am
December 2, 2022 at 9:30am & 11:45am

Students: $12.50/student

Non-staff chaperones: $12.50/chaperone

Teachers: FREE


Run Time: Approximately 90 minutes (includes 10-minute intermission)

Book by Thomas Meehan

Music by Martin Charnin

Lyrics by Charles Strouse

Everyone’s favorite little orphan will sing and dance her way into your heart this holiday season! Annie is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of an orphanage run by the cruel Miss Hannigan. Join Annie as she foils through Miss Hannigan's evil schemes, finds a new home with Oliver Warbucks, and a befriends lovable pup named Sandy. Featuring the classic songs “Maybe,” “Tomorrow,” and “Hard Knock Life,” you’re sure to be singing all the way home!

 

Recommended for ages 6 and up.

CONTENT ADVISORIES

Language:

  • Use of words such as “shut up”, “dumbell”, “old geezer”, “crummy orphan”, and “brat”

  • Use of threatening phrases such as “Do you wanna sleep with your teeth insida your mouth or out!”, “Give you the paddle”, “Gonna get your faces slapped”, “Gonna get our knuckles rapped”, “I’ll step on their freckles"

  • Orphans say they will “yank the whiskers from her chin” and “jab her with a safety pin” when singing about Miss Hannigan in “The Hard Knock Life

 

Themes and Situations:

  • Hope and love

  • Adoption

  • Flaws in the foster care system

  • Miss Hannigan severely mistreats the orphans; it is implied that the orphans are not well taken care of, like being hungry, only getting clean sheets once a month, having to clean and sew all day

 

Potential Scary Moments:

  • Rooster holds out a switchblade knife when referencing what he is willing to kill Annie

  • There is an attempted kidnapping of Annie

 

Other Cautions/Advisories:

  • Miss Hannigan uses mild physical violence towards Annie (kicking, dragging by ear, throwing on the floor)

  • Tessie insinuates that Miss Hannigan will give Annie the paddle

  • The orphans mentions abuse and hunger in the song “The Hard-Knock Life

  • It is discovered that Annie’s parents are dead

  • There is a mention that Santa Claus doesn’t come and visit the orphans

DISNEY'S NEWSIES JR. (musical)

February 9, 2023 at 9:30am & 11:45am
February 10, 2023 at 9:30am & 11:45am

Students: $12.50/student

Non-staff chaperones: $12.50/chaperone

Teachers: FREE


Run Time: Approximately 90 minutes (includes 10-minute intermission)

Music by Alan Menken

Lyrics by Jack Feldman

Book by Harvey Fierstein

Now is the time to seize the day! Based off the smash hit Broadway musical, Disney’s Newsies Jr. is a rousing tale inspired by the true story of newsboys in turn-of-the-century New York City. When publishers raise prices at the newsboys' expense, the charismatic Jack Kelly rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions. Together, the newsies learn that they are stronger united and create a movement to fight for what's right. Featuring a Tony-award winning score, and jaw dropping dance sequences, Disney’s Newsies Jr. will be a stunning SYT event you won’t soon forget!

Recommended for ages 6 and up.

CONTENT ADVISORIES

Language:

  •  Use of words and phrases such as “beat it”, “sour pusses”, “lousy”, “stupid”, “kicked our butts”, “skull bustin arm”, “weasel”, “heck”, “stink”, “earthquake”, “war”, “crooked policeman”, “sun of a gun”,“goons”, “sucker”, and “nit wit”

  • Use of language that suggests violence such as “rough up striking trolley workers”, “gonna make mince meat outta us,” “They’re gonna pound us into smithereens”, and “lots of ways to skin a rat”

  • Words like “papes”, “outta”, “gonna”, “at-cha”, “beatin” are used to support a New York accent and use of New York lingo

 

Themes and Situations:

  • Social injustice

  • Using your voice to take a stand

  • Situations of violence or suggested violence: characters make fists at each other, Crutchie hits someone with his crutch

  • Implications of poverty among the children; it is stated that if they don’t sell their papers they will go hungry

  • Mentions of strikes, labor abuse, and fires

 

Potential Scary Moments:

  • Crutchie is taken to jail

  • Crutchie hits someone with his crutch.

  • Jack gets grabbed forcefully and taken to Pulitzer’s office

  • Fight scene where several characters get hurt, however there is no blood or death, just scrapes and bruises

 

Other Cautions/Advisories:

  • Insinuated mistreatment of children at the jail

  • When describing a fight, newsies say “cops will bust our heads! Half them strikers is laid up with broken bones”.

 

 

DRAGONS LOVE TACOS (play)

Thursday, April 13, 2023 at 9:30am, 11:00am & 12:30pm
Friday, April 14, 2023 at 9:30am, 11:00am & 12:30pm

Students: $10/student

Non-staff chaperones: $10/chaperone

Teachers: FREE


Run Time: Approximately 45 minutes (no intermission)

By Ernie Nolan

Based on the book by Adam Rubin with illustrations by Daniel Salmieri

You know what Dragons really love? Tacos of course! A boy and his dog are watching a TV show about dragons when they unexpectedly get caught up in the ‘Dos and Don’ts’ of what to serve to dragons to eat. The #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon comes to life in a big way as the taco party of all taco parties literally brings down the house. This deliciously funny story will have you laughing out loud and wishing you read the fine print more closely: “Now Made with Spicy Jalapeno Peppers!”

Recommended for all ages.

CONTENT ADVISORIES

Language:

  • Creatures such as zombies and monsters are mentioned during a game of charades

  • The term “monster-under-the-bed-ology” is used by saying it isn’t a studied science

 

Themes and Situations:

  • Dealing with boredom

  • Questioning authority

  • Handling a problem
     

Potential Scary Moments:

  • Earthquake sounds occur

  • Steam whistles, sparking, and rumbling is heard to show what happens to the dragons if they eat spicy salsa

  • Fire alarms and sirens are heard

  • Thunder is heard

  • Dragons catch the boy’s house on fire

  • Strobe lighting effects and theatrical smoke will be used

  • Lighting effects to represent lighting will be used

Other Cautions/Advisories:

  • Dragons will be shown with horns, wings, and tails, however they are all friendly dragons, and very lovable

  • The boy gets mad at the man in the suit

 
 
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CHARLOTTE'S WEB (play)

October 6, 2022 at 9:30am, 11:00am & 12:30pm
October 7, 2022 at 9:30am, 11:00am & 12:30pm

Students: $10/student

Non-staff chaperones: $10/chaperone

Teachers: FREE
 

Run Time: Approximately 60 minutes (no intermission)

 

By Joseph Robinette


Everyone’s favorite and lovable pig joins his farmyard friends to weave an unbelievable tale in this heartwarming stage adaptation of the beloved E. B. White book. When Wilbur the pig’s trip to the butcher seems imminent, a clever and skillful spider named Charlotte becomes determined to save him with “radiant” and “terrific” messages displayed in her web. This poignant and delightful play about friendship and bravery will remind us all about the miracle often found in the simplest of things.

 

Recommended for ages 6 and up.

 

 

CONTENT ADVISORIES

Language:

  • Wilbur is called a “weakling”.

  • Animals use the word “kill,” stating that the Zuckermans want to kill Wilbur for food

  • Templeton calls Wilbur’s name “tacky.”

  • Wilbur uses the words “guns” and “knives” when he thinks the Zuckermans want to kill him

  • It is implied Wilbur will be turned into bacon or ham.

  • The word “fat” is used towards Wilbur and the judges.

  • Charlotte implies that she is dying with phrases like “It is the last word I shall ever write”, “I won’t ever see my children”, “In a day or two, I’ll be dead”

 

Themes and Situations:

  • Friendship

  • Loss of a loved one

  • Many of the scenes center around wanting to save Wilbur from being killed or sold by the Zuckermans

  • Mentions and instances of death with the goslings and Charlotte

 

Potential Scary Moments:

  • Mild onstage scuffle between Avery and Fern

  • Charlotte passes away at the end of the play; Charlotte waves goodbye to Wilbur and returns to her web and no longer moves as she has passed

  • Charlotte is a spider and at one point mimes eating a bug

 

Other Cautions/Advisories:

  • Avery is shown carrying an air rifle and a wooden dagger

  • Templeton makes a gesture across his neck insinuating that Wilbur will be killed

  • Gander shows that one of his eggs was a “dud” and wasn’t able to hatch. Templeton asks to keep it, and it later gets broken by Avery and Fern

 

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