Charleston Performing Arts
American Theatre, Charleston
Situated in historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina, this fully renovated 1942 Art-Deco movie palace offers a variety of plays and performances.
Chamber Music Charleston
Chamber Music Charleston is dedicated to developing the audience for classical music through chamber music concerts and educational performances of high artistic quality by musicians of the Lowcountry presented in historic venues, using innovative programming that combines proven masterpieces with lesser known works.
Charleston Ballet Theatre
The Charleston Ballet Theatre is truly an integral part of Charleston's cultural life and we greatly value its professionalism, artistic integrity, and commitment to our community - sharing the art of dance with our school children, with dancers-in-training, and with local, regional and national audiences.
Charleston Stage 30
Charleston Stage is South Carolina's largest professional theatre company. At The Historic Dock Street Theatre, Charleston Stage has presented over 150 productions at the theatre. Charleston Stage has a commitment to new works, especially shows that celebrate the rich culture and history of Charleston and South Carolina.
Charleston Symphony Orchestra
As the largest performing arts organization in South Carolina, the CSO is a central component in the rich cultural foundation of this region. The mission of the CSO is to promote the enjoyment and appreciation of music among visitors and the peoples of the Tri-County region and to make music a vital part of the area’s cultural life.
The Footlight Players presents six plays in a regular season, stage productions which mark them as one of the leading community theatres in the South. A theatre rooted in the traditions, needs and dreams of the Lowcountry community.
The Have Nots - Theatre 99
Offering comedy acts, improv and comedic performances, Theatre 99 is located at 280 Meeting Street above the Bicycle Shoppe. Walk to the back of the building and you will see the stairs to our entrance. Theatre 99 has a bar with beer, wine and sodas. It is a non-smoking venue.
North Charleston Arts Festival
The City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department proudly presents the North Charleston Arts Festival. The fabulous nine day celebration of the arts draws over 30,000 visitors each year. Exciting entertainment is provided by over forty national, regional, and local professional performers.
The Performing Arts Theater has 2,300 cushioned seats with full production capabilities and offers a variety of performing arts presentations including plays, operas, concerts, comedy and more.
Spoleto Festival USA
For 17 days each spring, Spoleto Festival USA fills Charleston, South Carolinas historic theaters, churches, and outdoor spaces with over 120 events by renowned artists as well as emerging performers in disciplines ranging from opera, theater, music theater, dance, and chamber, symphonic, choral, jazz and visual arts.
Our visitors often use misspellings and abbreviations for Charleston,
South Carolina including Charlston, Carlina, SC, So Carolina, So Car. Users
also use Low Country or Lowcountry to describe Charleston.
Those words are included for user convenience.