Tag Archives: Theatre

Classic American Play “Stage Door” | Nov. 17-20

Plucky. It’s a word you don’t hear much now. But in 1934 it might have been a perfect word to describe the determination and wit of the women in the play, “Stage Door.” Pulitzer prize-winning author Edna Ferber teamed up with George S. Kaufman in 1936 to write this classic American comedy. Presented by the College’s […]

CofC Dance to Stage “Safe Harbor”

The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present a dance concert, “Safe Harbor,” directed by Gretchen McLaine and choreographed by the College’s dance faculty, select students, and guest artist John Zullo. The cast is comprised of more than thirty dance majors and minors.  The concert explores […]

Rescheduled Events from Oct. 5-16

As we return to normal campus operations following Hurricane Matthew, please be patient with the rescheduling of some events from October 5-16. Updates will be made as information is confirmed. Please check back. “Hamilton’s America” Preview Event | rescheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 12, more info HICA film “Almost There” will still take place on original date, Thursday, […]

CofC Theatre: ‘Superior Donuts’ Explores Unlikely Friendship

The Department of Theatre and Dance will stage Superior Donuts, a humorous tale of an unlikely cross-racial and cross-generational friendship. Located in one of Chicago’s most diverse neighborhoods, Arthur Przybyszewski’s donut shop has been a community hub for decades, and both the neglected storefront and its rundown owner are evidence to that. But when Franco, a young fast-talking […]

Arts Abound | Fall 2016 Events Calendar

With events ranging from fully-staged, professional theatre productions to scholarly lectures on historic preservation/community planning, the College of Charleston School of the Arts offers numerous public arts experiences for well-seasoned patrons and curious novices alike. Throughout the academic year, the school presents a robust season of CofC Concerts, arts management sessions on navigating the music industry, theatre + dance […]

Retelling of Shakespearean Favorite, With Elements of Physical Theatre + Dance

The Department of Theatre and Dance will open its 2016-17 season with a unique interpretation of “Romeo and Juliet.” One of William Shakespeare’s best-known and most-loved works, “Romeo and Juliet” is the timeless story of two doomed lovers who come from two families embroiled in a bloody feud. Romeo and Juliet seek only to love each other, but […]

Piccolo Spoleto Stelle di Domani Theatre Series

A variety of entertaining performances that feature the Stars of the Department of Theatre and Dance at the College of Charleston School of the Arts.      PLAY WHAT IS NOT THERE –The Department of Theatre and Dance will present this original play, the title of which comes from a famous Miles Davis quote. Originally premiering at the prestigious Guthrie Theater, […]

By the Way, Meet Vera Stark

Presented by the College of Charleston department of theatre and dance, “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark” is a contemporary, biting comedy by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage. Although her award-winning plays deal with a variety of subject matters in vastly different circumstances, each of her stories focuses on a strong woman. “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark” is […]

Dance Concert Highlights Student Choreography/Performance

The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present the dance concert, “Chapel Moves!”. The annual concert features original dances by some of the department’s most talented students.  Exploring themes such as beauty, communication, and loss, the choreographers have created an evening of dance showcasing the diversity […]

Multiple Tony Award-Winning Musical “The Secret Garden” Takes Stage

Co-presented by the College of Charleston’s department of theatre and dance and department of music, “The Secret Garden” is a compelling musical for the whole family. This enchanting classic of children’s literature, written by Frances Hodgson Burnett in 1911, is reimagined in brilliant musical style by composer Lucy Simon and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Marsha Norman.  Winner […]