Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College Opens Colorful 11th Season

Irmo, SC - The most colorful seats in town are turning purple, then red-white-and-blue, for Harbison Theatre’s 11th season. Notable performances include the Purple xPeRIeNCE Tribute Show and country music superstar Craig Morgan. Other favorite national and local musicians, dancers, comedians and thespians round out the 2022-2023 season.

Harbison Theatre is an intimate 400-seat venue with ample up-close parking. A short drive from downtown Columbia, and easily accessible from around the Midlands, the theatre is located in Irmo between Harbison and Lake Murray boulevards.

Purple xPeRIeNCE Tribute Show

The season opens September 2 with the Purple xPeRIeNCE Tribute Show. The Purple xPeRIeNCE is a five-piece group hailing from Prince’s birthplace, Minneapolis, MN. Touring since 2011, front-man Marshall Charloff and group bring the greatest and most authentic production of Prince and the Revolution in the world.

Craig Morgan

In October, the theatre welcomes Craig Morgan, chart-topping country music singer, songwriter, TV personality, author, and Army veteran. Morgan is best known for his hit songs “That’s What I Love About Sunday,” “Redneck Yacht Club,” and “International Harvester.” His core values of God, family, and country are the basis for his recent album and upcoming memoir.

“Planning this season has been a real gift,” said HT@MTC Executive Director Kristin Cobb. “We are excited to bring such a diverse lineup and share our beautiful venue with local arts partners including the Columbia City Ballet, the S.C. Philharmonic, and Columbia Children’s Theatre. Big or small, local or international, this season has something for everyone to enjoy.”

2022-2023 Season at a Glance

View the full season lineup, purchase tickets, or get more information -- visit HarbisonTheatre.org or call 803.407.5011.

Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College offers programs and productions that encourage reflection, examination, and discovery; and provide entertainment, education, and opportunity to professionals, learners, and community members in all stages of life. A focus on community inclusivity and engagement in the arts are priorities that allow Harbison Theatre to be the bridge between Midlands Technical College and the community it serves. Through cost effective show pricing and a location that is conveniently nestled between the boulevards of Harbison and Lake Murray, Harbison Theatre is able to encourage and engage its servitude with the Midlands at large.

Midlands Technical College (MTC) is a six-campus, two-year comprehensive community college serving Richland, Lexington, and Fairfield counties in South Carolina. The college provides higher education opportunities that stimulate the local economy by generating a world-class workforce and enhancing the social vitality of the community. MIDLANDSTECH.EDU.



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