Music, Comedy, & Theater Venues in Charleston, SC

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.

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.

Actors' Theatre of South Carolina

Acclaimed professional theater & film company. Offering live theater & Screenings of "All For Liberty" award-winning Rev War feature film! Critics: "...outstanding acting..."

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.

Charleston Playhouse

Charleston’s first Professional Equity Musical Theatre Company. Featuring Broadway actors, members of the Equity, and professional local talent in top-of-the-line productions.

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.

Gracie & Lacy

As seen in NYC, award-winning vocal and dance duo Gracie & Lacy, headline every 2nd Saturday at Forte Jazz Lounge. Enjoy hits of Sinatra, Streisand, Ella and more!

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

North Charleston Performing Arts Center

The 2,300 seat North Charleston Performing Arts Center features a state-of-the-art performance venue for events ranging from conference speakers to Broadway-style productions.

Palmetto City Ballet

High quality dance performances, live music highlights, and dance education providing an impactful experience for our patrons and enhancing the arts atmosphere of our city.

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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