RiverCenter for the Performing Arts
Columbus, GA 31901
Located in the heart of historic Uptown Columbus, Rivercenter for the Performing Arts is the centerpiece of the city's new arts and entertainment district.
The theatre has hosted a variety of world-renowned performers, including classical artists such as Yo-Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman and Jessie Norman; popular entertainers such as Bill Cosby, Jerry Seinfeld, David Copperfield and Wynonna; international ensembles such as the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna Boys Choir and Cirque Éloize; and national touring productions such as the Broadway shows CHICAGO, RENT and CATS.
RiverCenter's state-of-the-art facilities include the 2,000-seat Bill Heard Theatre, the 430-seat Legacy Hall and the 180-seat Studio Theatre.
Visit www.rivercenter.org to find out what national and international acts will be making their way to Columbus this year!
Info & Amenities
Hours of Operation
Monday: 10:00AM - 5:30PM
Tuesday: 10:00AM - 5:30PM
Wednesday: 10:00AM - 5:30PM
Thursday: 10:00AM - 5:30PM
Friday: 10:00AM - 5:30PM
Admission & Fees
Ticket Price Range $0 - $100+
Group Discount, Military Discount
Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Live Music, Parking off Site, Parking on Site
Group Rates Available, Group Reservations Required , Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly
Near Interstate Highway
American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Suitable for Ages
Cantus Christmas 2014
12/22/2014 - 12/22/2014
Cantus Columbus is joined by organist Joel Gregory and a brass quintet to present its 15th annual Message of the Season-Music of the Masters. Conducted by William Bullock, this regularly sold out concert recounts the Christmas Story with classical masterpieces and audience carols.read more
01/08/2015 - 01/08/2015
Featuring original music by eight-time Oscar winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Little Shop of Horrors), Sister Act tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime, and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look-a convent! Under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own.read more
01/29/2015 - 01/29/2015
All aboard for this saucy and splendid production of Anything Goes, winner of three 2011 Tony® Awards, including Best Musical Revival and Choreography! Peppering this Cole Porter first-class comedy are some of musical theater's most memorable standards, including "I Get a Kick out of You," "You're the Top," and of course, "Anything Goes." Don't miss what the AP exclaims as, "So delightful, So delicious, So de-lovely!"read more
Peter and the Star Catcher
02/09/2015 - 02/09/2015
Hailed by The New York Times as "the most exhilarating storytelling on Broadway in decades," this comedy takes a hilarious romp through the Neverland you never knew. The winner of five Tony Awards®, this swashbuckling prequel to Peter Pan will have you hooked from the moment you let your imagination take flight.read more
Russian National Ballet: Swan Lake
02/20/2015 - 02/20/2015
Considered the world's quintessential ballet, this fable of ill-fated romance, dreamlike transformation and selfless compassion is performed to Tchaikovsky's famed score.read more
Time Jumpers w/ Vince Gill
02/21/2015 - 02/21/2015
Superstar Vince Gill received 20 Grammy Awards for his solo work and two nominations for his collaboration with The Time Jumpers. Made up of 11 of the best musicians in Nashville, this 11-member band was established in 1998 by Gill and his fellow musicians who wanted to spend time jamming. This performance will be a not-to-be-missed, best-of-the-best jam session from Nashville!read more
02/27/2015 - 02/27/2015
Over her 25-year career Kathleen Madigan has performed on nearly every stand-up television show ever made - Leno, Letterman, Conan, Ferguson and so on. She has won the American Comedy Award for "Best Female Comedian," the Phyllis Diller Award for "Best Female Comedian," and was a top-three finalist in Season 2 of NBC's "Last Comic Standing."read more
Jekyll and Hyde
02/28/2015 - 02/28/2015
Glamorous, sexy and deliciously wicked, Jekyll & Hyde is the enthralling musical based on the Robert Louis Stevenson classic story about a brilliant but obsessive scientist whose alter ego wreaks havoc across Victorian London. An evocative tale of two men – one a doctor, passionate and romantic – the other, a terrifying madman; and two women – one, beautiful and trusting – the other, beautiful and trusting only herself. Both in love with the same man and both unaware of his dark sec...read more
One Night of Queen
03/03/2015 - 03/03/2015
One Night of Queen is a spectacular live concert, recreating the look, sound, pomp and showmanship of arguably the greatest rock band of all time. This show will ROCK you!read more
03/28/2015 - 03/28/2015
The pop culture phenomenon of FLASHDANCE is now live on stage. With electrifying dance at its core, FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a Pittsburgh steel mill welder by day and a bar dancer by night with dreams of one day becoming a professional performer. When romance with her steel mill boss threatens to complicate her ambitions, Alex learns the meaning of love and its power to fuel the pursuit of her dream.
FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL f...read more
04/21/2015 - 04/21/2015
Join the inquisitive, lovable little monkey Curious George, star of books, movies and the award winning PBS television show in this delightful new musical.
All-You-Can-Eat Meatball Day came just once a year. George had been waiting all month for that day, a day almost bigger than his birthday! On Meatball Day, George helped his friend Chef Pisghetti cook some delicious meatballs, and serve them to the hungry crowd. But this year, the crowd had vanished! Something big was keeping people...read more
Three Russian Masters
04/25/2015 - 04/25/2015
Against a backdrop of repression and persecution three Russian masters managed to stay true to their art and to give to the world the most unforgettable music. From the bittersweet melody of Khachaturian's Adagio to the triumphant final chords of Shostakovich's most popular symphony, this is music that sears the soul. Featuring pianist Claire Huangci.
Khachaturian Spartacus: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygiaread more
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 16
Complexions Contemporary Ballet
05/08/2015 - 05/08/2015
"Hailed as two of the greatest virtuosos ever to emerge from Ailey land," (New York Times), Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson founded Complexions Contemporary Ballet in 1994. With their intensity and passion, and a commitment to transcending cultural and artistic boundaries, Complexions has been seen on stages around the world, as well as on the hit TV show "So You Think You Can Dance."read more
Rat Pack is Back
06/06/2015 - 06/06/2015
What happens in Vegas, all started with The Rat Pack! This spirited show recreates one of the famous "Summit at the Sands" nights when swingin', ring-a-ding group known as "The Rat Pack" was creating hipster legend with a free-wheeling, no-holds-barred nightclub act starring Vegas' four favorite sons: Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., Dean Martin and Joey Bishop.
Produced by Dick Feeney, THE RAT PACK IS BACK features uncanny vocal recreations, unbridled humor, and a hot, live 12-piece...read more