• Cabaret

    Cabaret has never been more relevant than it is right now, especially right now in Mississippi,” says director and Hattiesburg native, Miles Doleac. Doleac will also play the role of the Emcee in Hattiesburg Civic Light Opera’s production of Kander and Ebb’s classic musical, which opens Aug. 11 at The Thirsty Hippo (309 McLeod Street, Hattiesburg). Show time is 7:30pm nightly. “Really, all over our country right now, people are struggling with and against the forces of fear, oppression and intolerance,” Doleac said.

  • Invitation-only Halloween Gala offers fiendish fun

    When the creative folks of The Hub City Players put their heads together, magic happens. Hattiesburg’s professional theatre company is no stranger to dressing up for shows. But inspired by the cult classic film “Hocus Pocus,” they are inviting people to out-do themselves for a super exclusive, adults-only, invitation-only Halloween costume gala, Brewhaha. 

  • Cabaret crushes boundaries

    Cabaret has never been more relevant than it is right now, especially right now in Mississippi, said director and Hattiesburg native Miles Doleac, who will also play the role of the Emcee in Hattiesburg Civic Light Opera’s August production of Kander and Ebb’s classic musical. 

  • Carey Dinner Theatre keeps summer fun

    A recent winner of the Pine Belt Public Image Award, Carey Dinner Theatre, "Mississippi's unique dinner theatre," continues its 41st season with its second show of the summer. 

  • USM brings back summer productions

    The University of Southern Mississippi is excited to announce the return of Southern Arena Theatre (SAT) with not two shows, but three shows this summer. 
    Last year, as a result of budget cuts at Southern Miss, SAT was forced to close its doors. Thanks to enthusiastic community support and dedicated faculty and staff at the University, one of the Gulf South’s most extraordinarily talented repertory theatre groups is ready for curtains and its 40th season. 

  • Musicals keep summer entertaining

    A recent winner of the Pine Belt Public Image Award, Carey Dinner Theatre, "Mississippi's unique dinner theatre," celebrates its 41th season in 2016 with two musicals in June and July at the Joe and Virginia Tatum Theatre on the Hattiesburg campus of William Carey University.

  • ARC Showstoppers present Broadway

    When the ARC Showstoppers take the Saenger Theater stage on May 21 there won’t be anyone more proud than ARC director Cindy Pennington.
    Thanks to help from the Hattiesburg Arts Council and all who support their efforts throughout the community, Pennington will be able to mark this dream off her bucket list. Through their many and varied programs, the Arc promotes and encourages the acceptance of those with mental disabilities by exposure to and interaction with people in the community. 

  • Into the Woods comes alive

    Fairy tales will collide, combine and potentially collude as Hattiesburg Civic Light Opera presents its spring 2016 show, Into The Woods. With songs by legendary composer Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine, the musical intertwines elements and characters from Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, Cinderella, Rapunzel and other classic stories into a mesmerizing and comedic stage interpretation of these beloved tales. Celebrated Hattiesburg filmmaker and actor Miles Doleac directs. The music is directed by Dr. Michael Miles.

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