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New Pops Series Kicks Off Harbison Theatre’s 2014-15 Season: Beloved Broadway with the South Carolina Philharmonic, Oct. 4, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.

Kicking off the new three-show Pops Series at Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College, the South Carolina Philharmonic will perform Beloved Broadway onSaturday, Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m., treating audiences to a tour of musical theatre’s brightest hits.

Audiences will be transported to the Broadway stage as gifted conductor Morihiko Nakahara leads the orchestra through the most memorable moments from Les Miserables, Fiddler on the Roof, Evita, The Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia! and West Side Story. Fans of last season’s hit The Fantasticks won’t be disappointed – and those tempted to sing along will love the selections from The Sound of Music, My Fair Lady, A Chorus Line, Gypsy and Funny Girl chosen by the locally based, nationally renowned orchestra.


Why it’s a must-see: 

“You can feel the music in our space. It’s a completely new experience, even for folks who regularly attend the SC Phil’s Masterworks Series at the Koger Center,” says Katie Fox, Executive Director of Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College. “You’re so close – you can read the expressions on the musicians’ faces and feel the vibrations of the chords.”

“Audience response to our previous shows with the SC Phil – Holiday Pops, Vivaldi and this summer’s Red, White and Boom patriotic concert – has been overwhelmingly positive,” notes Fox. “Expanding the series gives our audience more of what we know they love, while providing further opportunities for excellent professional musicians based in the Midlands.”


Ticketing Details

Beloved Broadway is one of 12 shows selected for Harbison Theatre’s 2014-2015 Signature Series. Ticket packages (including the new, three-show Pops Series Package) and individual show tickets can be purchased at www.HarbisonTheatre.org.

Buyers may also order tickets via phone at 803-407-5011, or in person at the Harbison Theatre Box Office, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The box office also will open two hours prior to each show in the Signature Series.


Overview of Season Ticketing Features:


  • Season ticket packages on sale at http://harbisontheatre.org
    • The Signature Package: This season, grab the same seat for nine incredible shows for only $205.
    • The Pops Series Package: A new series featuring the South Carolina Philharmonic includes three shows for just $84.
    • The Flex Pass on sale at http://harbisontheatre.org
      • Purchase tickets to four or more shows and receive a 10% discount on each ticket.
      • Individual show tickets on sale at http://harbisontheatre.org
        • Groups enjoy discounts for 10 or more guests.


About Harbison Theatre

Rooted in the performing arts, Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College offers programs and productions that encourage reflection, examination and discovery; and that provide entertainment, education and opportunity to professionals, learners and community members in all stages of life. To learn about upcoming events, purchase tickets, or pursue sponsorship and volunteer opportunities with Harbison Theatre, please visit www.HarbisonTheatre.org.


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About Midlands Technical College

Midlands Technical College (MTC) is a comprehensive, multi-campus, public, two-year college serving Richland, Lexington and Fairfield counties of South Carolina. The fifth-largest provider of higher education in South Carolina and the largest provider of transfer students to four-year colleges and universities in the state, MTC enrolls approximately 18,000 credit students annually. The college’s Corporate and Continuing Education program, one of the largest and most comprehensive in the Southeast, annually has 30,000 enrollments and provides continuing education to hundreds of area businesses each year. www.midlandstech.edu


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