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Address: 1012 Sumter St, Columbia, SC 29201-3716
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+1 803-799-2510
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 5:30 am

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Home town jewel of a venue

You really feel like you are part of the community, attending a performance at Town Theater. Drinks were sold on the front patio by the lady who directed the show, no tips... read more

Reviewed March 18, 2017
kmsmolen
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Crestview, Florida
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Crestview, Florida
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Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

You really feel like you are part of the community, attending a performance at Town Theater. Drinks were sold on the front patio by the lady who directed the show, no tips allowed. $3 for a glass of not bad wine! You cannot take refreshments into the theater, so allow time. There are several good restaurants within walking distance of... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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46 reviews
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Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Shows are always great but performers and audience deserve a more modern facility. Small lobby, limited restrooms and little leg room in seating area.

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Tennessee
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Reviewed June 5, 2016

Visited Columbia as a midpoint stopover to shorten a drive to a vacation destination. We were lucky to catch a show and for a community theater musical, The Addams Family was over the top! Two middle-agers and teenage daughter thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The staff were friendly when I placed my phone order, at will call and when ushered in. Seats... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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Reviewed December 14, 2015

We recently attended “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” a seasonal production at Town Theatre with an all-kids cast. The Town Theatre is a great venue for this type of production – or any other, for that matter -- because its small size puts the whole audience close enough to the stage for good viewing. Kudos to the kids and everyone... More 

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Chapin, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

What a gem. Never a bad show. Great local talant. We've been very happy members since moving here 8 years ago.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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Reviewed December 14, 2014

We’ve been attending performances at Town Theatre for more than 40 years, most recently to attend a performance of Sleeping Beauty. It was loads of fun. All the performers were children, and most of them were taking to the stage for the first time in their young lives. They were just wonderful! Hats off to director Jamie Carr Harrington, and... More 

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Lexington, South Carolina
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Reviewed November 27, 2014

Small theater with comfortable stadium style seating. Best view of stage is in center seating. Winter Wonderland was an awesome show and very entertaining. Actors were first class with wonderful talent and beautiful costumes. This was my second visit and I want to see more shows. Parking is abundant behind theater and at bank of side.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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Reviewed November 13, 2014

My wife and I have been members at Town Theatre for a number of years. We always enjoy the shows we attend. Really enjoyed "Always...Patsy Cline".

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Punta Cana
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Reviewed November 3, 2014

Town Theatre is the oldest theatre in the United States. I have personally performed on that stage and it always has great performances. The Youth Program for young up and coming actors is excellent. Lots of great talent has appeared on that stage and stars have been born. TG

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Columbia, South Carolina
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Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

I saw this play not too long ago at Town theater. It far, far exceeded my expectations! I heard others say that it was easily as fine a production as one would see on Broadway. I would have to agree. It was absolutely excellent! I love going to this theater. I'm rarely disappointed in their shows and have been attending... More 

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