LIVE THEATRE at the ANDY GRIFFITH PLAYHOUSE

All performances are reserved seats with tickets sold in advance, unless otherwise noted. You can also order tickets online or by calling the Surry Arts Council at 336.786.7998 or stop by their offices in the Lower Level of the Andy Griffith Playhouse. Business hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All Surry Arts Council tickets are non-refundable.

  • OPIE Awards

    Andy Griffith Museum Theatre

    Friday, October 20, 2017, at 6:30 p.m.

    This annual awards celebration recognizes the community that makes our annual theater season possible. Gather together to acknowledge Outstanding Performances In Entertainment.

    Please email or call Antonia at 336.786.7998 to make reservations.

  • ROMEO AND JULIET

    Directed by Mark Donnell

    Andy Griffith Playhouse
    Reserved Seats $15 / $6 Student

    Performance Dates:

    Saturday, October 28, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.

    Sunday, October 29, 2017, at 3:00 p.m.

    Monday, October 30, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.

    Perhaps the most famous love story of all time, Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet tells the tragedy of star-crossed lovers trapped between feuding families and consumed by their love for one another. This play has been entertaining audiences for hundreds of years - come and see it brought to life.

  • DR. ELLIOT ENGEL: "The Master of Mayberry: The Miraculous, Yet Mysterious, Life of Andy Griffith"

    Old North State Winery
    $45 Dinner and Presentation

    Tuesday November 14, at 6:00 p.m.

    Join humorist and historian Elliot Engel as he illuminates the story of Mount Airy's favorite son. Always entertaining, Dr. Engel is as quick-witted as he is well-researched. This is the world premiere of his new show that he will present at the "Best of Our State" in Pinehurst, January, 2018.

  • THE NUTCRACKER

    Presented by New York Ballet for Young Audiences

    Andy Griffith Playhouse
    $15 Adults / $8, 12 and under

    Performance Dates:

    Sunday, December 3, 2017, at 3:00 p.m.

    The classic story of Clara, a young girl on the brink of womanhood, whose dreams are both childlike and tinged with romance, comes to life. Local youth get to perform with professional dancers in this popular, one-of-a-kind production.

  • MAGIC TREE HOUSE: A GHOST TALE FOR MR. DICKENS JR.

    Andy Griffith Playhouse
    Reserved Seats $15 / $6, 12 and under

    Audition Dates:
    Tuesday and Wednesday, October 10-11, 2017, at 4:00-6:00 p.m.
    Andy Griffith Playhouse

    Saturday, December 9, 2017, at 3:00 p.m.

    Sunday, December 10, 2017, at 3:00 p.m.

    The magic tree house whisks Jack and Annie back in time to the foggy streets of Victorian London, were they meet the famous author Charles Dickens, who has a severe case of writer’s block. Based on the popular series by Mary Pope Osborne, this show offers a unique twist on a beloved holiday tale.

  • IN THE SHADOW OF THE MOUNTAIN

    Andy Griffith Playhouse
    Reserved Seat $15

    Audition Dates:
    Tuesday and Wednesday, January 16-17, 2018, at 5:00-7:00 pm
    Andy Griffith Playhouse

    Performance Dates:

    Saturday, March 24, 2018, at 7:30 p.m.

    Sunday, March 25, 2018, at 3:00 p.m.

    Monday, March 26, 2018, at 7:30 p.m.

    The Civil War saw families torn apart as the nation was torn asunder. This original play by John Adams explores the fate of such a family, what it means to be free, and the cost of the Civil War to the nation.

  • DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST JR.

    Andy Griffith Playhouse
    $15 Adults / $8, 12 and under

    Audition Dates:
    Tuesday and Wednesday, March 20-21, 2018, at 4:00-6:00 p.m.
    Andy Griffith Museum Theatre

    Performance Dates:

    Saturday, June 2, 2018, at 3:00 p.m.

    Sunday, June 3, 2018, at 3:00 p.m.

    The classic story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a prince trapped under a spell by an enchantress. This classic tale of love, friendship and honor includes all the favorite characters and songs from the Disney favorite.

  • MISSOULA CHILDREN’S THEATRE

    Reserved Seat Tickets $7

    Andy Griffith Playhouse

    Saturday, July 14, 2018, at 2:00 p.m.

    The nation's largest touring children’s theatre will once again bring their popular camp to the Surry Arts Council. $150 Scholarships available from the Kester Sink Scholarship Endowment.

  • SOUTH PACIFIC

    Andy Griffith Playhouse
    Reserved Seats $15

    Audition Dates:
    Tuesday and Wednesday, May 22-23, 2018, at 5:00-7:00 pm
    Andy Griffith Playhouse

    Performance Dates:

    Saturday, July 28, 2018, at 7:30 p.m.

    Sunday, July 29, 2018, at 3:00 p.m.

    Monday, July 30, 2018, at 7:30 p.m.

    Set in an island paradise during World War II, two parallel love stories are threatened by the dangers of Enchanted Evening," "There Is Nothin’ Like a Dame," and "I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair," South Pacific is always a crowd pleaser.

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