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Music, Comedy, & Theater Venues in Charleston, SC in Charleston/Downtown

Even after the arrival of movies and television, there is still a sort of magic that comes from watching live acting and seeing a story come alive right before your very eyes. Spend an evening in one of Charleston's theaters and you'll be mesmerized from the moment the curtain opens until curtain call.

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Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre and Shoppe

Live comedy theatre in a cozy setting – clean comic whodunit shows, volunteer audience participation, a la carte appetizers, drinks, & desserts. At downtown City Market.

The Footlight Players

Charleston’s original theatre company in residence at the historic Queen Street Playhouse, offering a variety of live entertainment all year long.

PURE Theatre

Award-winning plays produced by one of the Southeast’s leading professional theatre companies. “This is where theatre gets real in Charleston.” The Washington Post

Brad and Jennifer Moranz Present

Bringing their Broadway experience to Charleston, Brad and Jennifer Moranz create spectacular musical variety shows for the whole family presented throughout the year.

Gaillard Center

The Charleston Gaillard Center is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to developing and operating a state-of-the-art performing arts center in downtown Charleston.

Holy City Magic

An intimate magic theater, event venue & bar. Enjoy a rotating schedule of world renowned magic and variety entertainment every weekend. “Charleston’s hot ticket” – USA Today

The Have Nots!

Charleston’s home for improv comedy! No scripts! SC’s only professional improv theatre is guaranteed to make you laugh. High energy show is based on audience suggestion.

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