Theater & Theater Venues

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 Performing Arts Center

Our cozy 70-seat venue boasts unparalleled original dance musicals and music revues curated with guest artists and local professionals. Drinks and dessert served tableside.

Daniel Island Performing Arts Center

600-seat proscenium theater that includes fly-space, continental seating, orchestra pit, exhibition/event space, lounge & meeting area, rehearsal space & multi-purpose rooms.

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.

Old Bethel Series

Interactive living history stage play about the Gullah-Geechee. Performed in 220-yr old church, Charleston's third oldest structure a registered national Historical Monument.

PURE Theatre

PURE Theatre continues its reign as Charleston’s go-to for the best in contemporary theater. We feel confident saying that a night at PURE is always a sure thing.

The Footlight Players

Longest running theater (86 yrs) in the City of Charleston. This year: The Wedding Singer, An Act of God, The Addams Family, Annie, Vanya and Sonia and Singin’ In The Rain.

Upstairs at Midtown

A unique private event venue found in the exciting Upper King Street "Design District" of Downtown Charleston. One of the oldest buildings north of Calhoun St., Circa 1760's.

Woolfe Street Playhouse

Woolfe Street is an example of adaptive reuse of a historic warehouse. Built in 1914, the building has been transformed into a facility for performance art and special events.

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