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Opened in 1921, closed for 40 years... then a total renovation in 1999.


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Friends of the Rylander Theatre

The Friends of the Rylander Theatre strive for excellence in preservation and programming for our historic venue.  Become a member or donate today to aid in their mission.

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Sumter Players

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Moller Organ

The 1928 restored Moller theater pipe organ. It is one of only two theater pipe organs in Georgia theaters.

Due to international travel restrictions, JigJam is unable to make it to the US from Ireland in time for the concert scheduled on Oct. 22. We are currently working to reschedule now and will announce the new date as soon as possible. 

Copy of Centennial Series PosterThe Friends of the Rylander are proud to announce the 2021-2022 Centennial Series celebrating the Rylander Theatre's 100th birthday!

Show Dates
The Malpass Brothers // TBA

JigJam // TBA

Destination Motown // Saturday, Nov. 13th 

Dance Alive National Ballet: The Nutcracker // Thursday, Dec. 2nd

Time for Three // Sunday, Jan. 9th

American Spiritual Ensemble // Thursday, Feb. 3rd

Catapult // Thursday, Feb. 24th 

*Performance events are subject to change based on Covid-19 restrictions imposed on the artist or the theatre. 

Ticket Information

Series Memberships are on sale now and include tickets to each show in the 2021-2022 Centennial Series. Members have the benefit of selecting their seats to each performance event before they go on sale to the general public. 

Individual performance tickets will go on sale no more than 30 days prior to the event date. 

How to purchase a Friends of the Rylander Series
Click the desired membership level you wish to purchase. 

$125 Chorus Level includes 1 ticket to each performance event. 

$250 Playwright Level includes 2 tickets to each performance event. 

$500 Director Level includes 4 tickets to each performance event. 

$1000 Producer Level includes 8 tickets to each performance event.