Tag Archives: Theatre

CofC Theatre to Stage Eccentric Comedy

The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present Noel Coward’s bizarre comic play, Blithe Spirit. The story centers on socialite and novelist, Charles Condomine, who invites the eccentric clairvoyant and medium, Madame Arcati, to his house to conduct a séance. Condomine hopes the séance will help him […]
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Arts Abound | Spring 2015 Events Calendar

A New Year’s Resolution to try something new? Or to add more personal time to your busy schedule? With events ranging from fully-staged, professional theatre productions to scholarly lectures on historic preservation, the 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 […]
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‘Assassins’ – Dark Comical Revue-Style Musical to Be Staged

The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present five-time Tony Award winner, “Assassins.” Stephen Sondheim (music/lyrics) and John Weidman (book) examine the motivations of the men and women who have killed – or attempted to kill – U.S. Presidents throughout history. John Wilkes Booth, Lee Harvey […]
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‘Out of Control’ Dance Concert

The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will showcase “Out of Control,” directed by Gretchen McLaine and choreographed by the College’s dance faculty and guest artist Ashlee Ratigan for the Charleston County School of the Arts. The College’s dance students comprise the cast. What makes this production […]
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CofC Theatre Stages Award Winning ‘Bread & Circuses’ by Recent Alumnus

The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present “Bread and Circuses” by young alumnus Edward Precht ’14. The play is not a slice of realism, but rather is a broad comedy that speaks of young love and one man’s hysterical journey to find it. Along the […]
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A Modern Take on a Classic Greek Tragedy

The Dept. of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will stage a modern interpretation of Euripides’ “The Bacchae.” This new translation written by Irish poet Derek Mahon follows Dionysus on his quest to reveal himself as a God to his hometown of Thebes, which has banned the worship of […]
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Orlando Jones Comedy Show to Benefit College of Charleston Theatre & Dance

***EVENT POSTPONED*** The Department of Theatre and Dance will postpone the Orlando Jones Comedy Show. At the last minute, the “Sleepy Hollow” television show has required Mr. Jones to film on the same day as the comedy show, originally scheduled on Saturday, Oct. 4. The box office will issue refunds for those who have purchased […]
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2014-15 Theatre and Dance Season

The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts announces its 2014-15 season! The eight-production season includes a wide variety of experiences from theatre for young audiences to musicals to a student-written award winning play and even Shakespeare in a new place in our calendar.  See the listing of performances, […]
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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. Follow #stelledidomani      THEY CALL ME ARETHUSA – Arethusa has been turned into a river, or so everyone thinks. Rather, she has joined a society of women with some very troubling secrets. […]
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2013-14 School of the Arts Awards

The School of the Arts will honor the achievements of a select group of students who have demonstrated excellence in their respective disciplines. The Awards Ceremony on Friday, May 9 will recognize those who have set a standard for their peers as well as those who will follow in their footsteps. [event details] The School will also recognize alumni […]
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