A Message to Our Patrons: We are excited to welcome you to the Historic Ritz Theatre!  Though our capacity has increased, we continue to follow CDC guidelines for cleaning and disinfecting in the theatre. Touch-free hand sanitizer is available in the lobby and balcony.  We encourage you to wear a mask if you have not been vaccinated against COVID and to follow the CDC recommended guidelines of hand-washing, covering coughs and sneezes, and, if you feel ill, remaining at home. 
We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you at the Ritz!

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Adapted by Christopher Schario

December 10 - 12 and 17-19, 2021
Fridays & Saturdays @ 7:30 pm
Sundays @ 3 pm

Eight actors take on all the roles sharing Dickens words in a simple setting but with all the magic that makes the story timeless. Bryan Thompson returns as miserly Ebenezer Scrooge to take us on his journey through his past, present and future.

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Cinema Gourmet: The Rules of the Game 
Thursday, January 13, 2022

6:30 pm
Considered one of the greatest films ever made, The Rules of the Game (La règle du jeu), by Jean Renoir, is a scathing critique of corrupt French society cloaked in a comedy of manners in which a weekend hunting party at which amorous escapades abound among the aristocratic guests-which are also mirrored by the activities of the servants downstairs. The refusal of one of the guests to play by society's rules sets off a chain of events that ends in tragedy.

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Peach State Opera presents
The Marriage of Figaro
Sunday, January 30, 2022                         

3 pm

Mozart’s chaotic whirlwind of mistaken identities, twists and turns, is a comedy that takes place on a single crazy day – the wedding day of Figaro and Susanna.  Performed by Peach State Opera, Georgia’s premier touring opera company.

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Shame the Devil: An Audience with Fanny Kemble
February 5-6 and 11-13, 2022
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 3 pm

A captivating one-woman show about the famed 19th century actress who spoke out against slavery after her time in Coastal Georgia.

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Cinema Gourmet: Do The Right Thing 
Thursday, February 10, 2022 6:30 pm

On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence. Controversial when it was first released, Spike Lee’s masterwork remains profoundly relevant more than 30 years later. Starring Danny Aiello, Spike Lee, Rosie Perez and Bill Nunn.

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Staged Reading of
The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
Adapted by Lydia R. Diamond
February 26-27, 2022
Saturday at 7 pm and Sunday at 3 pm

As part of the NEA Big Read: Coastal Georgia Reads Beloved by Toni Morrison, we bring a staged reading of another of her powerful novels, The Bluest Eye about the tragic life of a young black girl in 1940s Ohio who prays for blue eyes sure that that will bring the love she so desperately craves.

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Cinema Gourmet: Unforgiven 
Thursday, March 17, 2022

6:30 pm

William Munny is a retired, once-ruthless killer turned gentle widower and hog farmer. To help support his two motherless children, he accepts one last bounty-hunter mission to find the men who brutalized a prostitute. Joined by his former partner and a cocky greenhorn, he takes on a corrupt sheriff. Directed by and starring Clint Eastwood with Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman and Richard Harris.

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Real Deal Country with Katie Deal
Saturday, March 19, 2022 

7:30 pm

Classic country tunes including popular duets from the famed Nashville sound and the songs it inspired! One of our favorite performers returns to the Ritz stage: Katie Deal has a powerhouse voice and a love of sharing the music that is loved by so many.

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Cinema Gourmet: Raising Arizona 

Thursday, April 14, 2022

6:30pm


When a childless couple of an ex-con and an ex-cop decide to help themselves to one of another family's quintuplets, their lives become more complicated than they anticipated. Written and directed by the Coen Brothers and starring Nicholas Cage and Holly Hunter.

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The Golden Isles Penguin Project presents
Disney’s High School Musical, JR
June 16 – 19, 2022
Thursday - Saturday @ 7 pm
Sunday @ 3 pm
The Penguin Project ® was conceived to give children with special needs an opportunity to participate in the performing arts. Basketball team captain,Troy and brainy Gabriella, decide to audition for the high school musical. Although many students resent the threat posed to the "status quo," Troy and Gabriella’s alliance might just open the door for others to shine as well.

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Information

All performances are at the Historic Ritz Theatre
1530 Newcastle Street
in Downtown Brunswick unless otherwise noted.

Sales tax is included in the ticket price.

An additional fee of $1.50/ticket will be automatically added to all online orders.