CMA Chamber Music on Main
Monday, November 1 | Galleries open at 6 p.m. | Concert at 7 p.m.
For the triumphant return of CMA Chamber Music on Main, Artistic Director Andrew Armstrong welcomes back one of the most sought-after violinists on the international stage, James Ehnes. Gifted with a rare combination of stunning virtuosity, serene lyricism, and an unfaltering musicality, Ehnes is a favorite guest at the world’s most celebrated concert halls. Throughout the night the duo will grace us with the instrumental beauty of Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms.
$42 for nonmembers / $35 for members / $5 for students
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
Kate DiCamillo’s beloved novel comes to life, adapted for the stage by Dwayne Hartford, with timeless lessons for all ages. A self-absorbed toy rabbit is forced out of his comfortable life and through many adventures, learns vital lessons about love, loss, and self-worth. Produced by special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing Company.
Sharing the Stage at Christmas is Murder
Sharing the Stage at Christmas is Murder, a holiday farce by Carol M. Rice. This Electric City Playhouse unpublished play contest winner revels in comedic confusion as characters from multiple plot lines end up in the same house for Christmas. The resulting chaos is deadly... and hilarious!.
All Together Now
Electric City Playhouse (ECP) in Anderson, SC is pleased to announce participation in Musical Theatre International's "All Together Now!," a global event celebrating local theatre. "All Together Now!" is a grand event celebrating the reopening of live local theatre. It is on stage throughout the world during the second weekend in November. Over 3,800 performances are scheduled in 1,600+ schools and theatres, in 36 countries/territories, and in all 50 states.
Presented by Charleston Stage at Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church Street. Winner of New York’s Tony Award, London’s Olivier Award, and the Grammy Award for Best Musical, "Kinky Boots" tells the big-hearted story of two people with seemingly nothing in common. But when Charlie, who has inherited his father’s failing shoe business, literally bumps into Lola, a fabulous cabaret entertainer, their worlds collide and they discover their differences are less than the common struggles they need to overcome. Music and Lyrics by by Cyndi Lauper. Apr. 6, Apr. 8-9, Apr. 14-16, Apr. 21-23, and Apr. 28-30 at 7:30 p.m., and Apr. 10, 17, 24 and May 1 at 3 p.m. $36-$75 for Adults, $34-$75 for Seniors (60+) and $32 - $75 for Students (Ages 3-25) and Active Military.
Black Pearl Sings!
Presented by Charleston Stage at Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church Street. In parched, depression era Texas, two women from vastly different backgrounds discover common ground and conflict through song. A search for lost African-American folk music leads Susannah, an ambitious "song collector" for the Library of Congress, to Pearl, a woman with a soulful voice and a steely spirit. Featuring a cappella renditions of many beloved American folk songs and spirituals, like "This Little Light of Mine," "Troubles So Hard," "Kum Ba Yah," and "Pay Me My Money Down." Mar. 9, Mar. 11-12, Mar. 17-19, Mar. 24-26 at 7:30 p.m. and Mar. 13, 20 and 27 at 3 p.m. $36-$70 for Adults, $34-$70 for Seniors (60+), and $32-$70 for Students (Ages 3-25) and Active Military.
Agatha Christie’s Murder On the Orient Express
With a train full of suspects and an alibi for each one, "Agatha Christie’s Murder On the Orient Express" is the perfect mystery for world famous detective Hercule Poirot. This brand new stage adaptation of Agatha Christie’s masterpiece—one of the most produced and acclaimed plays in America—arrives at the Dock Street Theatre stage for its long awaited Charleston premiere. So wax your moustache, grab your passport and climb on board for a suspenseful, thrilling ride on the legendary Orient Express! Feb. 9, Feb. 11-12, Feb. 17-19, and Feb. 24-26 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 13, 20 and 27 at 3 p.m. $36-$70 for Adults, $34-$70 for Seniors (60+) and $32-$70 for Students (Ages 3-25) and Active Military.
Elf The Musical
Presented by Charleston Stage at Dock Street Theatre. Back by popular demand! After sold out performances in 2019, "Elf The Musical" returns to the Historic Dock Street Theatre. Based on the beloved and hilarious 2003 Will Ferrell film, "Elf The Musical" tells the story of Buddy, who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his true identity. Dec. 1, Dec. 4-5, Dec. 9-11, Dec. 16-18 at 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 4-5, Dec. 11-12, and Dec. 18 at 2 p.m.; and Dec. 19 at 3 p.m. $36-$75 for Adults, $34-$75 for Seniors (60+) and $32-$75 for Students (Ages 3-25) and Active Military.
Presented by Charleston Stage at Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church Street, Charleston, SC. The enchanting and moving story of the special friendship between Wilbur the pig and Charlotte the spider brings E.B. White’s immortal children’s classic to the stage. To save Wilbur from going to market, Charlotte begins to spin words like “remarkable” and “some pig” into her web over Wilbur’s pig pen, bringing astonishment and wonder to a flabbergasted farmer and his daughter, Fern. Mar. 19 and Mar. 26 at 2 p.m. All tickets $32.
Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook
Presented by Charleston Stage at Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church Street. Something terrible happened to Junie B. Jones at school today! Someone stole her new furry mittens! So when Junie B. finds a wonderful pen of many colors, she should be allowed to keep it, right? Junie B. Jones is not a crook . . . or is she? A hilarious and heartfelt tale based on the best-selling book series by Barbara Park. Oct. 23 and Oct. 30 at 2 p.m. All tickets $32.