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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
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Events for Adults
The Smyrna Opera House offers an eclectic mix of musical acts, theatre productions and comedy events every year from September to May. Please check back later for a listing of our Fall/Winter 2014-2015 artists and we hope to see you soon!

Note: To purchase tickets for any Smyrna Opera House program (even those not currently displayed here), please click on the Purchase Tickets link under any Events listing, which will take you to our online store that includes our entire winter/spring season.
Please note that tickets purchased online are not mailed, but are held for pickup at the Smyrna Opera House Box Office.

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Friday - Sunday - April 17th - April 19th
"Drop Dead"
Written by Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore
Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.

A cast of has been actors plan to revive their careers in Drop Dead!, a potboiler murder mystery directed by "Wonder Child of the Broadway Stage" Victor Le Pewe (a psychotic eye twitching megalomaniac). At the dress rehearsal the set falls, props break, and the producer and an actor are murdered. During the opening night performance, the murders continue. The remaining thespians must save the show and their careers, solve the mystery and stay alive for curtain calls.

(The play has some language that might be offensive to some.)

Desserts generously provided by the Smyrna Opera House Guild following the performance.

Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:30 pm.
Sunday performance begins at 2:30 pm.

Ticket pricing:
Adults - $17
Members/Seniors/Military - $15
Children/Students - $5

Call the Box Office 302-653-4236 for tickets.
Sunday - April 26th
"This is a Test"
"Nice Girl"

MOT Charter High School’s Mustangs On Stage Theater Company presents 2 one act comedic plays about High School life

Nice Girl by Amada Murray Cutalo
Produced by special arrangement with Theaterfolk (www.theaterfolk.com). Mia reaches her breaking point always being a nice girl. It is time for her to make her fantasy of being a confidant young lady who stands up for herself a reality!

This Is A Test by Stephen Gregg
Produced by special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing (www.dramaticpublishing.com). A perennial favorite with audiences of all ages! Who can't relate to the idea of a killer test, and we've all had the teacher who seems to dislike you no matter what.

Performances begin at 2:00 pm and at 5:00 pm.

Ticket pricing:
Adults - $10
Members/Seniors/Military - $8
Children/Students - $5

Call the Box Office 302-653-4236 for tickets.
Friday & Saturday - May 1st & 2nd
Young Actors Guild presents
"Alice's Adventures in Wonderland"

Follow that rabbit to a delightful, entertaining world of childhood fantasies. Alice journeys into a world of talking animals, comic royalty and races where the contestants run in circles! There are also the Mad Hatter’s frantic tea party, the watch-carrying White Rabbit and talking flowers. Along the way Alice must deal with a sneezing duchess and a baby that turns into a pig! The finale has Alice watching a trial, but she suddenly finds herself the accused! The play gives a modern view to an old classic, where nonsense makes quite good sense.

Performances begin at 7:00 pm.

Ticket pricing:
Adults - $10
Members/Seniors/Military - $8
Children/Students - $5

Call the Box Office 302-653-4236 for tickets.
Saturday - May 23rd
"The Shakers"

Local musicians, Lin Doughten, Billy Meyers, and Rick Tremble perform as "The Shakers". A mixture of blues, soul, old R&B, and rock, this band will bring their unique sound to the Smyrna Opera House stage for an unforgettable evening. Note: All tickets purchased for The Shakers previous performance on February 21st will be honored.

For more on "The Shakers", please visit

Saturday, May 23 - 7:00 p.m. - $16.00 (Adults)
Saturday, May 23 - 7:00 p.m. - $8.00 (Children/Students)
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