Tag Archives: Theatre

Off-Broadway Cast of ‘Fun Home’ to Perform on April 21

ORIGINAL OFF-BROADWAY CAST OF ‘FUN HOME’ TO DELIVER CONCERT-STYLE PERFORMANCE HOSTED BY COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON THEATRE Hailed by The New York Times as a “beautiful heartbreaker of a musical, ‘Fun Home’ finds a shining clarity that lights up the night” in one of the best-reviewed productions of the year The Department of Theatre and Dance at the […]
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‘She Kills Monsters’ Delves Into Imaginary World of Adventure

The Department of Theatre and Dance will end its 2013-14 season with “She Kills Monsters” by playwright and pioneer of “geek theatre,” Qui Nguyen. The cast and crew of students and faculty, will bring the show to life through the creative use of special effects, stage combat and puppetry. The production will feature original music […]
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School of the Arts Interactive Garden Series

Bring your lunch or drop by the Barnet Courtyard to enjoy a FREE arts showcase, while soaking in the predicted sunny weather and temps in the 70s!  The College of Charleston School of the Arts (SOTA) is hosting a new Garden Series from Monday, March 31 – Wednesday, April 2. The Series, free and open to the […]
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CofC Dance Concert: Embracing Pangaea

The College of Charleston’s Department of Theatre and Dance is proud to present its 6th annual spring dance concert, Embracing Pangaea. The performance explores multiculturalism through dance, and features faculty, student and guest artist choreography. Artistic Director Gretchen McLaine has re-staged excerpts from August Bournonville’s ballet entitled “Napoli.” Created in 1842, “Napoli” was inspired by the […]
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Rave Review of ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’ – runs through Feb. 25

The College of Charleston School of the Arts has sparked an exciting connection with England’s historic Bristol Old Vic Theatre (known for its production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream for the 2013 Spoleto Festival USA, and multiple Tony Award-winning production of War Horse). On February 19 you will see firsthand the early impact of this international partnership on the College’s Department of […]
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Special Preview of Tony Award Winning Irish Masterpiece + Reception with Guest Director from Bristol Old Vic (England), Cast & Crew

The College of Charleston School of the Arts has sparked an exciting connection with England’s historic Bristol Old Vic Theatre (known for its production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream for the 2013 Spoleto Festival USA, and multiple Tony Award-winning production of War Horse). On February 19 you will see firsthand the early impact of this international partnership on […]
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‘Mad Gravity’ Brings Apocalyptic Comedy to the Stage

The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present the world premiere of “Mad Gravity,” an improbably loopy, award-winning farce (2013 Todd McNerney National Playwriting Competition runner-up, 2013, Reva Shiner Comedy Award Winner and Finalist at The Eugene O’Neill New Play competition). Playwright William Missouri Downs enjoys exploring […]
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2013 SOTA Highlights

Please take a few minutes to read about, and join us in celebrating, the numerous accomplishments of College of Charleston School of the Arts’ students, alumni, faculty and more.  ::: The Department of Theatre and Dance has been working on an exciting partnership with England’s historic Bristol Old Vic Theatre. On February 19, 2014, you […]
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CofC Theatre Rocks the Stage With ‘The Who’s Tommy’

Born from the spiritual awakening of Pete Townshend and a joke about a comedy album, “The Who’s Tommy” was conceptualized as the first “rock opera.” The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts is thrilled to present the popular production written by Townshend, who is principally recognized as […]
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Theatre Show About Upheaval in the Shaker Community

After the successful 2012 production of Arlene Hutton’s “Letters to Sala,” the Department of Theatre and Dance is pleased to present her powerful and thought-provoking play, “As It Is in Heaven.” In 1838 an orderly Shaker village at Pleasant Hill, KY is changed forever when a non-believing newcomer sees angels. Illustrated with rousing Shaker hymns […]
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