Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: Closed (unless an event is scheduled)

Note: Doors open 45 minutes prior to start of performance.
Upcoming Events
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Welcome
To purchase tickets for any Smyrna Opera House program (even those not currently displayed here), please click on the "Purchase Tickets" link here or under any Events listing. The link will take you to our
online store which includes tickets for our entire season.
Please note that tickets purchased online are not mailed, but are held for pickup at the Smyrna Opera House Box Office.

The Smyrna Opera House offers an eclectic mix of musical acts, theatre productions and comedy events every year from September to June.

Thank you for stopping by!


Become a Member!

Become a member of the Smyrna Opera House!
Membership, both individual ($20) and household ($50 - 3+ people living in same home) provides advance notice of scheduled events as well as $2.00 off the price of any ticket (some restrictions apply). Members also get invited to the member/guild appreciation night that is held each fall. Become a member and help support the Smyrna Opera House!

[Click here or on the Tower to join!]

Patrons Pathway
Order YOUR Commemorative Bricks Now For the SOH Patrons Pathway

Patrons and friends of the Smyrna Opera House are invited to purchase an engravable paver brick for the walkway leading to the entrance of the SOH. These bricks may be engraved with commemorative messages, family names, or memorial tributes. For a gift of $100, a donor may request up to three lines with up to 16 letters and/or spaces per line. After being engraved, the bricks will be permanently installed in the Patrons Pathway for present and future visitors to the SOH to admire. Please click on the brick to purchase your brick today!

Upcoming Events!
Friday - March 13th
"Songwriters and Storytellers"
Join us for an incredible night of music and storytelling by Nashville Music Hall of Fame writer Thom Schuyler, hit songwriter Craig Bickhardt and local favorite singer/songwriter Sol Knopf.

Thom Schuyler's songs have been recorded by over 200 various artists. His accomplishments are many and his golden touch shines through on memorable hits like “Love Will Turn You Around” by Kenny Rogers, “16th Avenue” (made popular by Lacy J. Dalton) and many others.

In the 1980's Thom founded the trio S-K-O (Originally known as Schuyler, Knobloch & Overstreet). and charted 7 singles including the Number 1 hit “Baby's Got a New Baby”.

Throughout the years Thom Schuyler has touched many lives, not only as an incredible writer, but as chairman of the Country Music Association and as the head of RCA Records' Nashville division. In that position, Thom played a significant role in signing Kenny Chesney, Lonestar, Martina McBride and Sara Evans.

Thom's songs will touch you down deep and his quick wit will leave you smiling long after the show is over.

Craig Bickhardt's songs have been recorded by legends like BB King, Johnny Cash, Martina McBride, The Judds, Allison Krauss and many more. He has penned four #1 hits and nine top ten hits. Craig is a passionate performer, virtuoso guitar player and fabulous singer. He too, has some of the funniest stories to share about his 2 decades plus as one of Nashville's top writers. But most of all, it is the humanity of Craig's songs and the brilliant crafting of his lyrics that will leave you in awe of his talent.

Sol Knopf is a local Delaware favorite known for his distinctive baritone voice and timeless original songs. In 2014 Sol's “My Baby Girl” became one of the most requested father/daughter dance songs at weddings across the United States. His YouTube music video for the song has already exceeded 400,000 views bringing him new fans from all over the world.

Friday, Mar 13 - 7:00 p.m. - $20.00 Adults
Friday, Mar 13 - 7:00 p.m. - $10.00 Students & Children
Coming soon...
Sunday, March 22nd
Opera Delaware presents...
“The Three Little Pigs”
A one-act opera featuring the music of Mozart to retell the tale that is familiar to all children. The three pigs learn the importance of reading books as they attempt to build a house that is "wolf-resistant". This opera was written and compiled by nationally renowned composer and arts educator, John Davies. All of the music for The Three Little Pigs is excerpted from the operas of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Arias and ensembles are performed from Don Giovanni, Cosi fan tutte, The Marriage of Figaro, The Magic Flute, making this event a perfect introduction to opera for kindergarten through fifth grade. The touring production is fully staged, sung in English and adapted especially for children. It features top-quality set and costumes, and is performed by young professional opera singers. The performance will be followed by a "Q&A" session with the artists.

Sunday, Mar 22 - 2:00 p.m. - $10.00 All Tickets
Saturday, April 11th
"Sharon and Shawn"
E. Shawn Qaissaunee will perform a solo set incorporating a multitude of instruments and a creative, musical incorporation of technology. Musically engaging, entertaining and emotionally charged originals and familiar songs will create a sonic landscape that is unique and authentic.
Sharon Sable's voice will sooth your soul and captivate your heart. Shawn, whether on guitar or keyboard, delivers an accompaniment palette that is supportive, sensitive, sometimes silly and always colorful. Together they make music that transcends genres and creates a joyful and memorable experience for all listeners. Sharon and Shawn draw crowds and send them home happy.

Saturday, Apr 11 - 7:30 p.m. - $16.00 Adult Tickets
Saturday, Apr 11 - 7:30 p.m. - $8.00 Children/Student Tickets
Delaware Division of the Arts
These programs are made possible, in part, by a grant
from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency
dedicated to nurturing and supporting the arts in Delaware,
in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.
National Endownment of the Arts