While the Golden Isles is known for its beautiful beaches and picturesque scenery, when the cooler months of autumn and winter approach, visitors and locals alike search for quality indoor entertainment to enjoy. One way to do this is to take part in experiencing the area’s ever growing, small town theatre scene.

The Golden Isles is home to several theatres that offer a variety of productions year-round, from musicals and plays to comedies and more. Talented local actors intrigue and captivate audiences, while the local theatres provide guests with an intimate setting that is a unique experience from any large scale theatre. So, sit back, relax, and enjoy the show right here in the Golden Isles!

Historic Ritz Theatre, Downtown Brunswick

The Historic Ritz Theatre in downtown Brunswick is a gorgeous three-story brick theatre that has a long standing history of being one of Coastal Georgia’s hot spots for on-stage productions. In 2011, the theatre’s exterior sign was restored and now shines beautifully on Newcastle Street for all eyes to see. This season, come see your favorite films and holiday classics performed at the Historic Ritz Theatre.

Cinema Gourmet: Vertigo
Film: October 10, 2013 – 6:30pm

Katie Deal in TODAY, TOMORROW & FOREVER: A Tribute to Patsy Cline
Performance: October 20, 2013 – 3:00pm

Cinema Gourmet: Sunset Boulevard
Film: November 14, 2013 – 6:30pm

It’s a Wonderful Life
Performances: December 13 and 20, 2013 at 8:00 pm; December 15, 2013 at 3:00pm

A Christmas Carol
Performances: December 14, 19, 21, 2013 at 8:00 pm

Cinema Gourmet: Babette’s Feast
Film: January 9, 2014 – 6:30pm

Brunswick Actors Theatre, Downtown Brunswick

The Brunswick Actors Theatre in downtown Brunswick is the perfect place for guests to enjoy small town productions in a 113-seat theatre. All shows begin at 8:00pm on Saturdays and 3:00pm on Sundays; tickets are $25 per person. Please call the reservation hotline at (912) 280-0023 if you would like to reserve tickets in advance for the following performances:

Love, Loss, and What I Wore by Nora and Delia Ephron
Performances: September 28, 29, and October 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, 2013
The Hallelujah Girls by Jones, Hope, and Wooten
Performances: November 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, and December 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 2013

The Island Players, St. Simons Island

The St. Simons Casino Building, located in Neptune Park, houses The Island Players community theatre. Actors of all ages light up the stage at this theatre and give unforgettable performances that all can enjoy. The 2013-2014 season at The Island Players is filled with top notch performances that you will not want to miss.

Spamalot musical by Eric Idle
Performances: October 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 31, November 1, 2, 2013 at 8:00pm
Matinees: October 20, 27, November 3 2013 at 3:00pm
Whose Wives are They Anyway? Performance by Michael Parker
Performances: January. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 2014 at 8:00pm
Matinees: January. 5, 12, 19, 2014 at 3:00pm
Busybody performance by Jack Popplewell
Performances: March 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 2014 at 8:00pm
Matinees: March 9, 16, 23, 2014 at 3:00pm
Music by Stephen Schwarz
Performances: May 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 24, 2014 at 8:00pm
Matinees: May 11, 18, 25, 2014 at 3:00pm