1012 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Offering a wide variety of plays throughout the year, this theater has been entertaining people for almost 95 years. The actual Town Theatre building was constructed in 1924. It is the oldest community theatre building in continuous use in the United States and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Town Theatre has one of the largest auditoriums of any Columbia theatre group and is conveniently located in downtown Columbia. Town Theatre provides an exceptional opportunity for entry level actors by giving them the chance to work on stage with experienced veterans, many of whom are working professionals volunteering their time. Many of Town Theatre’s current and alumni performers have appeared on Broadway, network television and in major feature films. They include Cats, A Chorus Line, Ruthless People, Hill Street Blues, and North and South.