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The Hitch-Hikers
Friday, May 26, 2017 at 7:00pm

Floor: $18 advance • $20 door  |  Balcony: $16 advance • $20 door

Stuart's Opera House welcomes Nelsonville's own The Hitch-Hikers to our stage for their final show! On May 26, 2017, The Hitch-Hikers will do it one last time. It has been 50 years since the members of the original group (lead guitar, bass, keyboard, drums, singer) dis-banded to go their separate ways in life. They got back together in 2011 and started doing an annual benefit concert on alumni weekend... read more

2017 Nelsonville Music Festival
June 1-4, 2017

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SAVE THE DATE! The 13th annual Nelsonville Music Festival takes place on June 1-4, 2017 at Robbins Crossing on the campus of Hocking College in Nelsonville, Ohio! Featuring Ween (Saturday, June 3), They Might Be Giants (Friday, June 2), Emmylou Harris (Sunday, June 4), Conor Oberst (Thursday, June 1), Jenny Lewis, Rodriguez, Cloud Nothings, Parquet Courts, Son Volt, Twin Peaks, Sara Watkins, John Fullbright, Shannon & The Clams, Frazey Ford, Big Thief, Honeyhoney, Michael Hurley, Margaret Glaspy, Sallie Ford, Mothers, Boogarins, Tyler Childers, Aldous Harding, The Cactus Blossoms, Mirah, Aaron Lee Tasjan, L... read more

D & R Studio presents Together We Stand
Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 3:00pm

General Admission: $15  |  Tickets on sale now!

D & R Studio is proud to present the Together We Stand Concert ..Supporting Our Friends And Neighbors Fighting ALS. The concert will feature J. W. Smith and Friends, A tribute to Phil Ley and The D & R Studio Band, Kay Carter, Lincoln Mash, Chris Keesey and Valerie Mash. All ticket sale proceeds will go to those fighting ALS right here in southeastern Ohio through cooperation with the Southeastern Ohio Walk To Defeat ALS... read more

ABC Players present The Trip to Bountiful
Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 2:00pm

TICKETS ON SALE NOW! $15 per person • $25 per couple

ABC Players present a stage reading of The Trip to Bountiful, a drama in which an elderly woman escapes from the care of her son and his controlling wife and returns to her beloved hometown one last time. By Horton Foote. Directed by Karen M. Chan. June 18, 2017 at 2 p.m. We present this performance as a stage reading in memory and honor of Lynn Sullivan while introducing our Senior Moments ensemble (actors 50+)! Sponsord by Tansky Ford and Toyota of Logan! Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 2:00pm TICKETS ON SALE NOW! $15 per person • $25 per couple read more

James McMurtry
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 8:00pm

Reserved Seats: $22 advance • $27 door  |  Box Seats: $27 advance • $32 door | Fees included!

JONNY BURKE WILL OPEN THE SHOW! The son of acclaimed author Larry McMurtry (Lonesome Dove, Terms of Endearment), James grew up on a steady diet of Johnny Cash and Roy Acuff records. His first album, Too Long in the Wasteland (released in 1989), was produced by John Mellencamp and marked the beginning of a series of acclaimed projects for Columbia and Sugar Hill... read more

An Intimate Evening of Songs and Stories with Graham Nash
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 7:30pm

Floor: $80  |  Balcony: $70  |  Box Seats: $95  |  all fees included in ticket price

MEET & GREET VIP PACKAGE: $375*  |  SOUNDCHECK PACKAGE: $275*  |  see below for info

Legendary artist Graham Nash is a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee – with Crosby, Stills, and Nash and with the Hollies. He was also inducted twice into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame, as a solo artist and with CSN, and he is a GRAMMY Award winner. Towering above virtually everything that Graham Nash has accomplished in his first seventy-five years on this planet, stands the litany of songs that he has written and introduced to the soundtrack of the past half-century... read more

A Night with the Legends
Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 7:00pm


It's that time of year again! Stuart's Opera House plays hosts to an evening full of some of music's biggest stars at A Night with the Legends! This show is always a blast, featuring local Athens and Nelsonville area celebrities playing tribute to some of music's biggest stars with performances on the Stuart's stage. This is not karaoke, we have a full band! Organized by Alex Couladis, this event packs the Opera House each summer, and all proceeds benefit Stuart's Opera House! More information coming soon including performers and ticket prices, check back for details... read more

Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 7:30pm


Stuart's welcomes Galumpha in September 2017. Combining stunning acrobatics, striking visual effects, physical comedy and inventive choreography. The three performers create a sensory feast of images ranging from the ridiculous to the sublime, drawn together into a seamless whole, consistently bringing audiences to their feet. Galumpha is a triumphant mix of art and entertainment, offering world-class, award winning choreography (Edinburgh Festival Critics' Choice Award, Moers International Comedy Arts Prize)... read more

The Everly Brothers Experience presented by The Bird Dogs
Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 7:00pm

Floor: $20 advance • $25 door  |  Balcony: $17 advance • $22 door  |  Box: $25 advance • $30 door

The Bird Dogs come to the Stuart's stage to present a genuine and youthful Everly Brothers experience! The Zmed brothers, Dylan and Zachary, celebrate the genetic intimacy so ever present in the harmonies created by Don and Phil Everly. When the guitar became electric, The Everly Brothers bridged the gap between Country and Rock and Roll... read more