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Events

Art & Theater

Join USM at the Mannoni Performing Arts Center or William Carey at Thomas Hall for an array of shows. See Broadway in Downtown by the Hattiesburg Civic Light Opera. Experience Hattiesburlesque at The Thirsty Hippo. With performances year-round, you’ll find something to satisfy your inner thespian.

Open Stage at The Author Shoppe

06/02/2022
Open Stage is an open mic event. Our stage is open to all forms of family friendly expression! Bring your favorite poems, stories, ballads, etc. to our stage!

FestivalSouth 2022 - The Play That Goes Wrong

06/02/2022
FestivalSouth® will open its 13th season with a FestivalFavorite, the Hub City Players, presenting the Tony and Olivier Award-winner, The Play That Goes Wrong.

FestivalSouth 2022 - The Play That Goes Wrong

06/03/2022
FestivalSouth® will open its 13th season with a FestivalFavorite, the Hub City Players, presenting the Tony and Olivier Award-winner, The Play That Goes Wrong.

FestivalSouth 2022 - The Play That Goes Wrong

06/04/2022
FestivalSouth® will open its 13th season with a FestivalFavorite, the Hub City Players, presenting the Tony and Olivier Award-winner, The Play That Goes Wrong.

FestivalSouth 2022 - Reflections of China Featuring Zhaolei Xie, piano

06/05/2022
A very special performance showcasing 5,000 years of China’s enduring music, from the Xia (2070 BC) to Qing (1912 AD) dynasties, the first part of the program contains piano transcriptions of some of these ancient Chinese melodies.

Artists @ The Author Shoppe

06/09/2022
Artists of all persuasions are invited to come network with other artists. Free coffee is offered to all in attendance.

FestivalSouth 2022 - Debut featuring the Alias Brass

06/09/2022
Described as “the only name for music innovation” by Martin Hackleman, formerly of the Empire and Canadian Brass, the Alias Brass Company, founded in 2013, is a collaboration of five uniquely talented artists from across the nation.

FestivalSouth 2022 - Romantic Transcriptions Featuring Danilo Mezzadri, flute and Elizabeth Moak, piano

06/10/2022
Featuring music from a recently recorded and released CD, the program includes transcriptions of Robert Schumann, César Franck, and Reynaldo Hahn.

FestivalSouth 2022 - Sincerely, Stephen Sondheim Featuring the Hub City Players

06/11/2022
Featuring the incredible Hub City Players, a FestivalFavorite and one of the state’s most talented troupe of show people, Broadway music lovers are in for an unforgettable one-night-only evening celebrating the Broadway master, Stephen Sondheim.

FestivalSouth 2022 - Brahms’ Requiem Featuring The Meistersingers

06/12/2022
The Meistersingers are excited to share the climatic pinnacle to its 25th anniversary season, the masterwork that is Johannes Brahms’ Requiem.

FestivalSouth 2022 - Mr. Showmanship Featuring David Maiocco as Liberace

06/16/2022
Born as Wladzlu Valentino Liberace, he became the best known virtuoso pianist of the twentieth century.

FestivalSouth 2022 - Treasured Jewels and Hidden Gems

06/17/2022
Find comfort in familiar and beloved classics from opera and art song literature while also experiencing intriguing works rarely performed.