Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: Closed (unless an event is scheduled)

Note: Doors open 45 minutes prior to start of performance.
Upcoming Events
October 2014
Town of Smyrna
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Welcome
To purchase tickets for any Smyrna Opera House program (even those not currently displayed here), please click on the "Purchase Tickets" link here or under any Events listing. The link will take you to our
online store which includes tickets for our entire season.
Please note that tickets purchased online are not mailed, but are held for pickup at the Smyrna Opera House Box Office.

The Smyrna Opera House offers an eclectic mix of musical acts, theatre productions and comedy events every year from September to June.

Thank you for stopping by!


Piano Lessons for Beginners!!
Something NEW at the Smyrna Opera House this Fall!
Piano Lessons by Jessica Cantillon – Saturday Morning Classes
Session 1: 10:00 am – 11:00 am & Session 2: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
(Class Dates - 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1,11/8 and 11/15)
$80 per session (6 Classes - No drop in fee)
$75 per session for SOH Members (Membership card must be provided at time of payment)
Registration starts Monday, September 29, 2014 @ 10:00 am

For registration or additional information contact the Smyrna Opera House box office at 302-653-4236, visit us at 7 W. South St. Smyrna, DE 19977 or email soh.programsdirector@gmail.com
Twirl!!
Twirl is a dance and movement program designed to promote early childhood development.Together, parents and children engage in movement-based learning activities. Twirl classes focus on movement in order to enhance motor skills, a key factor for learning and growth in every developmental area! The activities in Twirl classes explore language and literacy skills, social skills, emotional development, motor skills, mathematical skills, music, and cultural appreciation. All of this takes place while building the child and parent bond! Kids learn and practice skills while parents learn new ideas on engaging child activities.

To register visit www.twirl-dancetolearn.com or call the Smyrna Opera House box office at 302-653-4236.
Become a Member!

Become a member of the Smyrna Opera House!
Membership, both individual ($20) and household ($50 - 3+ people living in same home) provides advance notice of scheduled events as well as $2.00 off the price of any ticket (some restrictions apply). Members also get invited to the member/guild appreciation night that is held each fall. Become a member and help support the Smyrna Opera House!

[Click here or on the Tower to join!]

Patrons Pathway
Order YOUR Commemorative Bricks Now For the SOH Patrons Pathway

Patrons and friends of the Smyrna Opera House are invited to purchase an engravable paver brick for the walkway leading to the entrance of the SOH. These bricks may be engraved with commemorative messages, family names, or memorial tributes. For a gift of $100, a donor may request up to three lines with up to 16 letters and/or spaces per line. After being engraved, the bricks will be permanently installed in the Patrons Pathway for present and future visitors to the SOH to admire. Please click on the brick to purchase your brick today!

Our Next Event
Saturday, October 25th
"Who's Afraid of Opera?"
Welcoming Opera Delaware at the Smyrna Opera House - Finally!!
The Smyrna Opera House Hosts “Pizza and Puccini” with selections from Opera Delaware’s "Who’s Afraid of Opera?"
Don't be afraid - you've heard this music before! Enjoy selections from Sesame Street all the way to Wall Street! British Airways to Bugs Bunny - little did you know opera has been a part of your vocabulary all along! Professionals: Angela Marchese -Soprano, Jessica Renfro-Mezzo Soprano, Marco Panuccio-Tenor, and Eric McKeever- Baritone. Join us at 7 W. South St Smyrna, DE 19977 and explore some of the most celebrated moments of opera pop-culture, as well as some of our suggestions for what should be part of the main-stream!



Saturday, Oct 25 - 6:00 p.m. - Adult $25.00
Saturday, Oct 25 - 6:00 p.m. - Student $15.00 (Student ID required)
Coming soon...
Sunday, October 26th
Classical Piano Series
Part 2 of the "Three-Part Classical Piano Series”.
The Smyrna Opera House has partnered with University of Delaware Piano Professor Delbeau. Students Robert Steinfeld, Kristen Akers, Tongtong Shan, AJ Baal, and Natasha Stollmack will perform classical-era arrangements for piano. The October performance is sponsored by Dan Bloxom in memory of Jo Ann Byrd Bloxom.



Sunday, Oct 26 - 2:00 p.m. - Adult $16.00
Sunday, Oct 26 - 2:00 p.m. - Student $5.00
Friday - November 7th
"19th Annual Art Show"
Opening Reception
Our annual art show features a variety of artwork from many local and regional artists. The Smyrna Opera House will host an "Opening Reception" on Friday, November 7, 2014 with complimentary concessions. The artwork for the "19th Annual Art Show" will be displayed thru Sunday, December 14, 2014. The "Opening Reception" is a free event for the community and guests in surrounding areas to view and potentially purchase artwork of their choice. Contact the Smyrna Opera House for Gallery hours. (302) 653-4236

Friday & Saturday, November 14th & 15th
"Pocahontas"
presented by the Young Actors Guild
Pocahontas is the daughter of the mighty Algonquin Chief Powhatan. The princess has made friends with the English settlers of Jamestown, a community struggling with starvation and sickness. This enchanting musical is graced with a wonderful cast of characters: Little Running Rabbit, Brave Eagle, Aunt Morning Star, Forest Spirits, Mother Earth and, of course, the people of Jamestown. Filled with Native American lore and beautiful music, this play is true to the original legend. This production is produced by special arrangement with Pioneer Drama Service, Inc., Englewood, Colorado. For more information visit our website at youngactorsguild.net or like us on Facebook!

Friday, Nov 14 - 7:00 p.m. - Adult $10.00
Friday, Nov 14 - 7:00 p.m. - Senior $8.00
Friday, Nov 14 - 7:00 p.m. - Student $5.00
Saturday, Nov 15 - 7:00 p.m. - Adult $10.00
Saturday, Nov 15 - 7:00 p.m. - Senior $8.00
Saturday, Nov 15 - 7:00 p.m. - Student $5.00
Thursday, November 20th
"SOH Open Mic Night"
Kick off the weekend with the Smyrna Opera House and live entertainment for a night of fun with friends! Dance, sing karaoke, recite poetry or deliver a monologue. Perhaps you would prefer to listen and reflect. Each night serves as a mix of performances that are sure to inspire and showcase area talent. It is a great place for artist to test their materials in front of a live audience. Call the Smyrna Opera House to make an inquiry or reserve your spot today! Refreshments will be available for purchase.



Thursday, Nov 20 - 7:00 p.m. - Adult $5.00
Sunday, November 23rd
Classical Piano Series
Part 3 of the "Three-Part Classical Piano Series”.
The Smyrna Opera House has partnered with University of Delaware Piano Professor Delbeau. Students Robert Steinfeld, Kristen Akers, Tongtong Shan, AJ Baal, and Natasha Stollmack will perform classical-era arrangements for piano. The November performance is sponsored by Quentin Schlieder in memory of Henry Francis Stewart.



Sunday, Nov 23 - 2:00 p.m. - Adult $16.00
Sunday, Nov 23 - 2:00 p.m. - Student $5.00
Sunday - December 7th
"Christmas Open House and Bazaar"
A traditional Open House and Christmas Bazaar for the entire family! Kick off the holiday season and come enjoy Christmas Carols sung by local schools, Christmas decorations, Hot Cocoa and Cookies, a screening of “It’s A Wonderful Life” in our Auditorium, and a visit from Jolly Old St. Nick himself! Shop our vendors and pick up a handmade gift for the holidays. Event is FREE but requires a donation of a toy for Toys For Tots or canned food item(s) for a local food pantry.

Sunday, Dec 7 - 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 14th
"The Twelve Days of Christmas"
Holiday Concert
The Smyrna Opera House Chorale brings the holidays to life! Many favorite holiday choral selections are sure to help bring the holiday season alive and what better way to spend time with family and friends. The Smyrna Opera House Chorale is comprised of singers from all around the area. Sure to be something for everyone with a variety of song selections to include the season’s most loved sacred and secular songs.

Sunday, Dec 14 - 2:00 p.m. - Adult $12.00
Sunday, Dec 14 - 2:00 p.m. - Senior $10.00
Sunday, Dec 14 - 2:00 p.m. - Student $5.00
Delaware Division of the Arts
These programs are made possible, in part, by a grant
from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency
dedicated to nurturing and supporting the arts in Delaware,
in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.
National Endownment of the Arts