LIVE THEATRE

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.

  • BACK TO THE 80'S

    The Surry Arts Players community theatre will be performing this 80's superhit that will be the throwback of your dreams!

    Directed by Shelby Coleman

    Performance: Andy Griffith Playhouse, 218 Rockford Street, Mount Airy, NC

    Reserved Seat Tickets:
    Preferred $20
    Orchestra $15

    Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.

    Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.

    Monday, March 30, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.

    From the era that brought the world the Rubik's Cube, Max Headroom and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comes the "totally awesome" musical Back to the 80's. In the style of movies such as Back to the Future, Ferris Bueller's Day Off and The Karate Kid, Back to the 80's is a nostalgic romp through the greatest hits of the decade.Throw in a Star Wars dream sequence, high-energy dance routines, the obligatory 80s party scene, copious amounts of blue eyeshadow, twenty cans of hairspray, as well as some of the most popular songs ever written, and the result is a musical that will not only delight and amuse audiences of any age, but will also inspire any young cast. Back to the 80's is a high-energy musical with contemporary flair.

    Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (www.MTIShows.com). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

  • SEUSSICAL JR.

    The Surry Arts Players community theatre will be performing this Junior show filled with Dr. Seuss classics!

    Directed by Shelby Coleman

    Auditions held Tuesday and Wednesday, March 31-April 1, 2020
    5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at the Andy Griffith Playhouse

    Performance: Andy Griffith Playhouse, 218 Rockford Street, Mount Airy, NC

    Reserved Seat Tickets:
    Preferred $20
    Orchestra $15
    Children 12 and under $10

    Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.

    Sunday, June 7, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.

    Oh, the thinks you can think when Dr. Seuss’ best-loved characters collide and cavort in an unforgettable caper! Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat and all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters spring to life onstage in a fantastical musical extravaganza from Tony-winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty.

    Seussical JR. is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com

  • THE WIZARD OF OZ

    Directed by Madline Matanick

    Auditions held Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    Andy Griffith Museum Theatre
    Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    SAC Photo Gallery

    Performance: Andy Griffith Playhouse, 218 Rockford Street, Mount Airy, NC

    Reserved Seat Tickets:
    Preferred $20
    Orchestra $15

    Saturday, July 25, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.

    Sunday, July 26, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.

    Monday, July 27, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.

    This beloved tale, in which a Kansas farm girl travels over the rainbow to discover the magical power of home, has been entertaining audiences for generations.

    Includes the songs "Over The Rainbow", "Munchkinland(Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead)", "If I Only Had A Brain/Heart/The Nerve," "We're Off To See The Wizard (Follow The Yellow Brick Road)," "The Jitterbug," "and "The Merry Old Land of Oz." "Popples (Optimistic Voices)" and "If I Were King Of The Forest."

    THE WIZARD OF OZ is presented by arrangement with TAMS-WITMARK. www.tamswitmark.com