Tag Archives: Musical Theater

Tired of Flushing Money Down the Drain? Residents of URINETOWN Feel the Same in College of Charleston Musical Production

College of Charleston Theatre and Dance closes its 2018-2019 season with the hilarious, Tony Award-winning comedy Urinetown directed by artist-in-residence Bret Shuford with musical direction by Laura Turner. While the show is lighthearted in nature, it shares with audiences a glimpse of serious issues tied to the season’s theme of social justice in support of the […]

“Into the Woods” — An Adult Fairy Tale Musical

Everyone thinks they know the classic fairy tales Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, Rapunzel, and Little Red Riding Hood. But in the hands of Stephen Sondheim (music/lyrics) and James Lapine (book) and their Tony award-winning musical Into the Woods, we see our favorite childhood storybook characters as never before. This adult fairy tale takes us […]

CofC Opera to Perform Broadway + Opera Favorites

***RESCHEDULED for one night only, Friday, Oct. 21. at 7:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall CofC Concerts will present two performances of opera and musical theater titled, Venus & Mars – All Is Fair in Love and War, starring the College’s opera students. Directed by music faculty member David Templeton, the production will include classic songs like […]

‘American Gothic’ Presented by CofC Opera

The College of Charleston Opera program in the College’s School of the Arts will present “American Gothic,” which will celebrate operatic and Broadway ensemble pieces written by American composers. This musical journey encompasses everything from the macabre of Sondheim’s “Sweeney Todd,” to the iconic Americana of Marc Adamo’s “Little Women” and Ned Rorem’s “Our Town.” Performances will take place on Saturday, […]