Historic Dock Street Theatre

Charleston sightseeing isn’t complete without a visit to the Historic Dock Street Theater, the country’s first building built in 1736 exclusively for theatrical performance. Steps away from the Charleston City Market and less than a mile away from Zero George Street Hotel, the Theater is a highlight of the French Quarter district. The Theater is owned and managed by the City of Charleston and thousands of people a year visit attend special performances, including Spoleto Festival USA.


Upcoming Shows:


To Kill a Mockingbird – Oct. 18 – Nov. 5, 2017

One of the best-loved stories of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird is a gripping, heart- wrenching story of a little girl named Scout, her brother Jem and her friend Dill growing up to confront the light and the darkness of the world they have been born into. From the guidance of Scout’s father, they come to learn that “you never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view…until you climb in his skin and walk around in it”.

A Christmas Carol – Nov. 29 – Dec. 20, 2017

Celebrate the warmth of the holidays with Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim and the spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Future in Charleston Stage’s original and imaginative take on Dickens’s immortal classic. It’s the show that always puts you in the Christmas spirit, this year with four spectacular new musical production numbers. With Christmas card sets, hundreds of colorful costumes, a live orchestra and a professional cast, ring in this holiday season with this spectacular production filled with visual marvels and special effects—including flying spirits and a ravishing holiday musical score.


Junie B. In Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! – Dec. 9 & 16, 2017

First-grader Junie B. Jones is super-excited about the upcoming Holiday Sing-Along and Secret Santa gift exchange at her school. Too bad tattletale May keeps ruining all of Junie B.’s fun. So when Junie B. draws May’s name for Secret Santa, she comes up with the perfect plan to teach her nemesis a lesson! But will the Christmas spirit of peace and goodwill interfere before she can give you-know-who what she deserves? A hilarious and endearing tale based on the best-selling book series by Barbara Park.

The Giver – Jan. 20 & 21, 2018

One of the most beloved young adult novels from recent years,The Giver tells the story of Jonas, a boy who lives in a perfect world—free of poverty, crime, war and strife. When he is given the prestigious role as this utopian society’s Receiver of Memory, he discovers all his society had to give up to achieve this conflict free world.


Our concierge would be happy to assist you in reserving your tickets to the Dock Street Theater or any other performances.


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