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.

Peter and the Starcatcher

04/19/2018 - 04/29/2018
This Tony Award-winning play with music upends the classic story of how a miserable orphan comes to be Peter Pan!

Hattie100 Ride Fundraiser

Presented by Dream of HBURG, the Hattie 100 is a 100-mile bike race that starts at the Historic Train Depot in Downtown Hattiesburg, travels up the Longleaf Trace, and back.

City of Hattiesburg Concert Band Performance

Join the City of Hattiesburg Concert Band at this free monthly performance at the Historic Saenger Theater.

The Southern Opera and Musical Theatre Company presents "Turandot"

Puccini's final opera, Turandot, is the story of the cold and bloody reign of an ancient Chinese princess of the same name. Do not miss this amazing stage production, an extravagant treatment befitting the end of the symphony season, and one fo the maestro's favorite works.

White Linen Night Fundraiser for HAC

Get ready to slip on your favorite white linen outfit for a Hattiesburg Arts Council and USM Merchandising Program collaborative event: "White Linen Nights - A Healthcare Fashion Extravaganza." Come be entertained by a night of fashion, food, fun music, and more ... Outrageous lab coats and scrubs have been created by local artists to honor our healthcare professionals. Garments will be on display, and the top designs will hit the runway!


Hattiesburlesque is a high-energy burlesque style, music and dance review.


Hattiesburlesque is a high-energy burlesque style, music and dance review.


Hattiesburlesque is a high-energy burlesque style, music and dance review.

Steel Magnolias

05/10/2018 - 05/13/2018
The Hub City Players bring another hit production to Hattiesburg with Robert Harling’s Steel Magnolias, Mother’s Day weekend, May 10 – 13 in the Mannoni Performing Arts Center Auditorium on the Southern Miss campus.

The Arc Show Choir Performance

Head to the Saenger for this yearly fundraiser for The Arc of Southeast MS!

Open Studio Art Exhibit, Photographer Danny Rawls

05/12/2018 - 06/30/2018
See photographer Danny Rawls' work on display at the Open Studio on Front in May and June.

SMAA - Encaustic Workshop by Kat Fitzpatrick

This is a two-day workshop designed to introduce students to the use of the ancient art medium of encaustic(damar crystals+beeswax+pigment). Beginners, as well as seasoned artists, will find a rich and versatile “new” medium that has been around almost 2,000 years.