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Dock Street Theater

135 Church St, Charleston, SC 29401-2899
+1 843-577-7183
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135 Church St, Charleston, SC 29401-2899
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+1 843-577-7183
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We didn't get a chance to see a play, but we had a look inside and talked to the very friendly and knowledgeable gentleman at the desk. It is a beautiful historical theatre - well worth a visit.

Thank tombillinge
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have been here before and will for sure be going back. I had a friend in town recently and got us tickets to see a Christmas play. It was a perfect show. Everyone did amazing at their roles. I will say this to anyone...More

Thank Christopher N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the last performance of the run of To Kill a Mockingbird. The venue is a historic theatre which is very well preserved. At first the seats look like church pews, but the individual seats are comfortable with reasonable legroom. The production was...More

Thank 2Hives
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We saw To Kill A Mockingbird in what we discovered is the oldest dedicated theater in the nation. The party was extremely well put together. The acting was spot on and the historic theater was really nice. Parking was a bit complicated, having to drive...More

Thank MidsouthFoodies
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We regularly attend Charleston Stage productions at the Dock Street theater and the first production of their 40th anniversary season, "The Little Mermaid" is an excellent production with great acting, singing and dancing. Although we have excellent season ticket seats in the center of the...More

Thank Stucolco
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This is an incredibly beautiful historic theatre. We come here often to see musicals and plays. Charleston Stage is a top notch company with top notch actors! Every single show we have seen is spectacular. The theatre itself is so nice. Not a bad seat...More

Thank Kyle G
Reviewed 1 August 2017

If you love the theater as I do, and live or visit Charleston, please do not miss the Dock Street Theater. First, the theater is just lovely and full of southern charm. I have had the fortune to have seen several performances at the theater...More

Thank TexasTraveler030
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We see a lot of excellent Charleston Stage productions at this historic theatre and it was a most pleasant change to see the Druid Theatre production of "Waiting for Godot" which is an integral part of the Charleston 2017 Spoleto Festival. This theatre was a...More

Thank Stucolco
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This is a beautifully restored theatre that holds a dignified place in the history of Charleston. It was renovated in the last decade so it has all the technicalities needed to provide a great theatrical experience. It retains the historical charm of a theatre that...More

1  Thank Doc687
Reviewed 25 May 2017

It's really a tease to your imagination (think Lincoln and Ford's theater!) to visit an old historic theater like this. We were able to go all the way inside as they were prepping for an event. Really neat old seating. Nice stage. Great little courtyard...More

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Response from TexasTraveler030 | Reviewed this property |
I am so soI missed your question. Hope you were able to locate on their website and most important to visit. I was just there last week and they were offering free tours of the theater!