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Twichell Auditorium

Twichell Auditorium

Renowned for its outstanding acoustics and home to some of the most celebrated musical events in the region, Twichell Auditorium is a treasured jewel of the Spartanburg community for concerts, operas, dance and other events.

Built in 1899 and renovated in 1989 as part of Converse’s Centennial Celebration, this 1,489-seat auditorium houses a 57-rank Casavant Freres organ with 2,600+ pipes.

Named as a historic John Philip Sousa site to commemorate the many performances given by Sousa and his band in the early twentieth century, the auditorium has hosted such famed artists as Tony Bennett, Chet Atkins, George Burns, Duke Ellington, Burl Ives, Itzhak Perlman, Yo Yo Ma, and Marilyn Horne.

Greeting visitors in front of the auditorium is the graceful 8-foot bronze sculpture of legendary contralto singer and civil rights pioneer Marian Anderson, created by artist Meredith Bergmann.

For ticket information, please call the Box Office at 864.596.9724. You may also purchase tickets online.

Find it on the Campus Map.

Printable Seating Chart

Venue Information

Address

580 East Main Street Spartanburg, SC 29302

Parking

Public parking is available at the Fairview parking lot on North Fairview Avenue.

Seating Capacity

1500

Available Technology

Blu Ray Player, Document Camera, HDMI Inputs, PC, Projector, Surround Sound, Wifi Access, Wired Mics, Wireless Mic, VGA Inputs

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Thu. Nov. 30, 2017 | 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
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Alumni,General Events,Music ,Featured Event

The Spartanburg community is invited to join in a longstanding holiday tradition, the annual student-led Festival of Lessons & Carols. Pre-service music including some of…

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Fri. Jan. 26, 2018 | 7:30 pm
Free - $15
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Music,Theatre & Dance ,Featured Event

“Love is what you bring to it…” Adapted from Tennessee Williams’ famous play of the same title, Summer and Smoke tells one of the most…

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Sat. Jan. 27, 2018 | 7:30 pm
Free - $15
Twichell Auditorium
Music,Theatre & Dance ,Featured Event

“Love is what you bring to it…” Adapted from Tennessee Williams’ famous play of the same title, Summer and Smoke tells one of the most…

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Sun. Jan. 28, 2018 | 3:00 pm
Free - $15
Twichell Auditorium
Music,Theatre & Dance ,Featured Event

“Love is what you bring to it…” Adapted from Tennessee Williams’ famous play of the same title, Summer and Smoke tells one of the most…

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Fri. Mar. 23, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Free
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Join us for an evening of silent film, accompanied by acclaimed theatre organist Scott Foppiano. Co-sponsored by the American Guild of Organists, Spartanburg Chapter, this…

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Sat. May 19, 2018 | 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Free
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Commencement exercises for the graduating class of 2018. A ticket is required for this event. Doors will open to those without a ticket at 9:20…

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Sat. May 19, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free
Twichell Auditorium

Commencement exercises for all graduate programs at Converse College.

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Fri. Sep. 21, 2018 | 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Free
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Formal opening of the College

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