LASR.net Homepage




Menu

Dock Street Theatre


category : Theatres
The first theatre in the colonies, Dock Street opened in 1736 and was lost in the fire of 1740. The Planters Hotel opened on the site in 1809 and thrived until the 1860s, when it was damaged during the war and left derelict. The preservation of the hotel in the mid 1930s included a reconstructed theatre. The theatre has been in constant use since 1937 and is a major venue for Spoleto Festival USA each spring. Pre-booked tours are arranged when possible.

Charleston Stage Company is South Carolina's largest professional theatre company and resides at The Historic Dock Street Theatre. Charleston Stage offers popular Broadway musicals, award winning dramas and world premiere original works. Find out more about Charleston Stage at www.charlestonstage.com. Many other production companies perform at the Dock Street Theatre. Please call the number listed for further information.


Hours:

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Country Hearth Inn & Suites

clean & friendly, all rooms with refrigerator,hair dryer, coffee maker,hot inncredible breakkfast,walking distance to many restaurants &

Charleston, SC Businesses

Residence Inn

All suite hotel with a 24 hour message service; Laundry facilities, iron and ironing boards; Sport court with tennis, volleyball and basketball; Complimentary grocery shopping; fireplaces;

Charleston, SC Businesses

Thirty Six Meeting Street B&B

(c.1740) Pre-Revolutionary War home; Antique furnishings; Four-poster rice beds; Each suite has kitchenette,private baths,queen beds; Private walled garden; SC Bed and Breakfast Assn. member;

Charleston, SC Businesses

Holiday Inn Historic District

Centrally located; ; Arrangements for tours, etc.; Decorated with beautiful reproductions of 18th century furnishings;

Charleston, SC Businesses

Two Meeting Street Inn

(c.1890) Beautiful Queen Anne mansion overlooking Charleston Harbor; Afternoon tea; All private baths; Tiffany stained glass windows; elegant arched piazzas, manicured garden. Romantic B&

Charleston, SC Businesses

Things to do Theatres near Charleston, SC

Charleston Imax Theatre

THINK BIG! The only 3D theatre in South Carolina, Charleston IMAX offers a variety of films throughout the year. The IMAX ex...

Dock Street Theatre

The first theatre in the colonies, Dock Street opened in 1736 and was lost in the fire of 1740. The Planters Hotel opened on ...