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Wicked Witch of the West
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Everyone’s favorite green-faced villain is back with a vengeance in this imaginative sequel to The Wizard of Oz. The now-powerless Wicked Witch of the West arrives in Kansas on a mission to find Dorothy and retrieve her Raspberry Slippers and Flying Broomstick, but soon discovers that forgetful Dorothy has misplaced them. Now everyone is once again off to see the Wizard Of Oz—who currently resides in Wichita. With the help of Glinda, follow Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion on a new tune-filled adventure as they attempt to defeat the Wicked Witch once and for all.

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How to Buy tickets for the current Swamp Fox Players Production

There are several ways to purchase tickets. You can now purchase tickets online, by phone or in person when the box office is open during show days. If you have a large group of 25 or more we offer group rates. Season tickets are also available. Please fill out corresponding forms below. We look forward to seeing you!

Online

by phone

  • Call 843-527-2924 , #1.
  • Tickets are $18.00 for non-musicals and $20.00 for musicals.
  • We only accept Master Card, Visa and Discover by phone.
  • If you call and get the answering machine, please leave a message. Calls are answered in the order in which they are received.

BOX OFFICe

Box office staff will be in the box office starting on the Wednesday of the opening week of the play from 4:00 – 6:00pm. Thursday trough Saturday during the run of the play from 4:00 – 8:00 pm and Sunday during the run of the play from 1:30 – 2:30 pm.

All other times, please call and leave a message and we will return your call when 36 hours.

Group Rate

  • Groups of 25 or more for non-musicals, the ticket price is $15.00.
  • Groups of 25 or more for musicals, the ticket price is $18.00.
  • Payment must be made at the time the reservations are placed.
  • No refunds will be given, unless we are notified 7 days prior to opening night.

refunds

  • For Individual tickets, refunds will be given only if the reservation is cancelled at least 24 hours prior to the date of the performance.
  • For Group rate tickets, no refunds will be given, unless we are notified 7 days prior to opening night.

season tickets

Save on ticket prices and also become a Patron, Benefactor, Angel or Archangel. Consider a Season Ticket. Our season ticket prices have not increased in several years. There are several advantages to having a season ticket. One advantage is each ticket is $15.00 and the second is you receive a notice of the upcoming play three (3) weeks prior to opening.

 

Show Previews


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Everyone’s favorite green-faced villain is back with a vengeance in this imaginative sequel to The Wizard of Oz. The now-powerless Wicked Witch of the West arrives in Kansas on a mission to find Dorothy and retrieve her Raspberry Slippers and Flying Broomstick, but soon discovers that forgetful Dorothy has misplaced them. Now everyone is once again off to see the Wizard Of Oz—who currently resides in Wichita. With the help of Glinda, follow Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion on a new tune-filled adventure as they attempt to defeat the Wicked Witch once and for all.

About The Swamp Fox Players


The Swamp Fox Players, Inc., a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization has become an integral part of the cultural life of Georgetown County over the past 47 years. Managed by a volunteer Board of Directors and Production Board representing the entire service area with all production personnel and artists contributing their time and talents in support of live community theater, the Swamp Fox Players is truly a unique representation of community involvement.

The major objective of these dedicated individuals is to continue to bring quality entertainment to this historic area of the state. In addition to producing four full theater productions each season, The Swamp Fox Players continue to fund renovations to the theater; purchase scripts and costumes; design sets; provide continuous liaison with the audiences; and produce the kind of entertainment anticipated by the community. To continue meeting these objectives requires the local support of the area residents through their attendance, volunteer efforts and annual Season Ticket subscriptions along with the ongoing, important support of area businesses through performance sponsorships.


Theater Manager

Foy Ford

Production board

Joe Ford, Chairperson
Lee Padgett, Secretary

Kathy Anderson
Herb Anderson
Mark Brown
Jo Camlin
Tracy Crane
Inge Ebert
Bob Gauss
Roger Goedtel
Suzanne Harris
Richard Hudak
Darice Newmister
Tom Newmister
Pookie Oates
Stacy Rabon
Benjamin Barton Smith
Stephen Stewart
Josie Thames
Vince Triana
Warren Umstead
Blake Wilson
Karen Yaniga

Board of Directors

Jo Camlin, President
Tracy Crane, Treasurer

Joe Ford
Foy Ford
Jason Lesley
Lori Lowell
Debbie Morris
Jeff Siegrist
Warren Umstead
Matt Weolowski
Karen Yaniga

 


Mission Statement

The mission of The Swamp Fox Players, Inc. is to provide facilities and personnel for the production and promotion of dramatic arts and to provide the community and visitors with outstanding quality presentations.

The Dream of a Community Theater

The idea to establish a community theater in Georgetown, South Carolina was that of James and Ann Israel in January 1971. They met with other interested local citizens to plan such a theater group. The enthusiasm shown by those who attended the first organizational meetings resulted in the formation of The Swamp Fox Players, which presented two plays in 1971 at the old Winyah High School Auditorium.

The Dream Becomes Reality...

In ensuing years, performances were held in area hotels, restaurants, state parks, country clubs, and area high school auditoriums.

In 1982, the fledgling theater group purchased the old Strand Theater on Front Street in Georgetown. The Strand Theater was originally a movie theater built in 1941. It was closed as a movie theater in the early 1970’s. The Strand Theater and its marquee are icons of historic downtown Front Street.

It took more than a year to convert the old historic building into a place suitable for live theatrical performances. Since 1982, the Strand Theater as been the permanent home of the Swamp Fox Players. Prior to obtaining the Strand Theater, the Swamp Fox Players traveled to many area venues to perform.

Our slogan was “Have Stage Will Travel.” There has been much growth over the past 47 years.

Over the years, renovations and restoration have been done to the marquee. In 2005, a 1600 square foot addition was added to the rear of theater. The addition included a green room, several more dressing rooms, a rehearsal room and a workshop. In 2009, the lobby and balcony were redecorated, and carpet was installed in the theater. Also in 2009, a new main curtain and wall curtains were added.

In 2016 we unveiled our new theater seats and floor. We continue to improve and upgrade this wonderful old theater.

Auditions

If you are not on email list for auditions and wish to be, contact the theater swampfoxplayers@frontier.com


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Past Productions