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Arts Center of Coastal Carolina

14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3543
+1 843-842-2787
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A Nice Theater

When the Arts Center is offering something we want to see, we always make reservations well in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
William S
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Richmond, Virginia
Love it!

When vacationing on Hilton Head, I always try to time our visit with one of the outstand... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
wbrack46
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Evansville, Indiana
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Located in the heart of Hilton Head Island, the award-winning regional Arts Center of Coastal Carolina is a showcase for professional performing and visual arts, as well as cultural festivals and educational outreach. Each year we produce five musicals or plays, from concept to curtain call, featuring outstanding direction, superb production design and talented performers. We host visiting performers, world-class musicians, vocalists, artists, dancers, comedians and more. Our facilities include a 349-seat main stage house and a smaller black box venue for youth and experimental theater. We are also home to the Art League of Hilton Head and Is. School Council for the Arts. Proudly a Kennedy Center partner, we are a center of learning, featuring year-round workshops for all ages, field trips and summer camps. And we are an arts community, taking our offerings to the world as we invite the world to us. We hope to welcome you soon!
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14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3543
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When the Arts Center is offering something we want to see, we always make reservations well in advance. The productions were have seen over the years have for the most part been very well done by equity actors. The house is not large, and the...More

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ArtsHHI, Manager at Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When vacationing on Hilton Head, I always try to time our visit with one of the outstand performances at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina. This year we were treated to a wonderful performance of Evita. We thoroughly enjoyed it. The Center is small so...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another amazing production by the Coastal Arts Center. We have seen many plays here and they have all been wonderful. EVITA was no exception! A beautiful interpretation of this beloved Andrew Lloyd Weber musical.

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ArtsHHI, Manager at Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the kind words! We are indeed proud of this Rock Opera and its amazing cast and crew!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible! The talent was amazing and there is not a bad seat in the house. We saw Evita on Broadway several years ago. The Art Center production was far superior. We plan to buy season tickets for next year. This production should not be missed.

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ArtsHHI, Manager at Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so happy to hear you loved the show! We are proud of the hard work on staff, cast and crew put in to make this a memorable show!!

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Reviewed March 8, 2018

We continue to be impressed with the quality of the shows offered. Prices are reasonable, and you can even get a glass of wine at the concession stand.More

Thank Ray Z
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ArtsHHI, Manager at Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2018

Thanks for the feedback! We love the commemorative "sippy" cups we sell at the lobby bars, too. Once you've purchased a cup you can always bring it back for other shows AND you get to take your beverage into the theater!! Hope to see you...More

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Reviewed January 3, 2018

This was our second show at this venue and both of them were great. My teenager loved Newsies. Such a great place to spend a fun evening as a family.

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ArtsHHI, Manager at Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2018

We are so glad you had the chance to catch NEWSIES! We hope to see you for many more shows in the future, and there are tons of family friendly performances coming up at the Arts Center! Happy New Year!

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Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

While looking for things to do durung our Christmas week visit, I was pretty thrilled to find this theater doing NEWSIES, as my teenager is a huge fan of musicals. I really had no idea what to expect, but this beautiful little theater was incredible!...More

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ArtsHHI, Manager at Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2018

We're thrilled you found us and experienced NEWSIES! We were so pleased with that production and proud of our staff, cast, designers and crew! They next time you're on the Island, we hope you'll stop by and see us again. You can always keep up...More

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Reviewed December 14, 2017 via mobile

We always visit this theater because the performances are outstanding. Newsies was no exception. The greeters are welcoming and helpful. We were going to buy a couple bottles of water ($2) until they told us we couldn't take it in the theater unless we bought...More

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ArtsHHI, Manager at Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2017

Thanks for letting us know you were here for Newsies! We understand your frustration about paying for a Sippy Cup, however please understand that we have never (in 21 years) allowed water bottles in the theater during performances. Our sippy cups -- rolled out last...More

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Reviewed November 4, 2017

Twenty two photos from the Arts Center’s permanent collection of prints from the New York Times Photo Archive are currently on display, and we enjoy this Hilton Head Fine Arts Center. There is no admission fee, and donations are requested. We enjoy our visits, and...More

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ArtsHHI, Manager at Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2017

We're so glad you visited the Walter Greer Gallery here at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina! The next time you're on the island, we hope you'll catch a show at the Arts Center (the gallery is also open one hour before curtain times!). Come...More

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Reviewed November 3, 2017

We have gone to many shows over the years and always enjoyed the shows,they are first-class productions with wonderful cast members,both locally and from off Broadway.And you can always take kids and grandchildren.

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ArtsHHI, Manager at Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2017

Thanks for the support! We are so glad to have patrons like you who appreciate the hard work and professionalism in each of our productions! The holiday production of Newsies will be perfect for the whole family, too!

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jhahn17
January 6, 2018|
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Response from ArtsHHI | Property representative |
Because we are located in a resort area, guests come dressed in a variety of ways. Comfortable and casual is fine, or you can make a night of it and dress up! You may want to be prepared with a light jacket or sweater in... More
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Mary Grace B
October 15, 2017|
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Hi Mary, We have 349 seats.
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February 19, 2017|
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Yes, we have a parking lot here at the Arts Center. Additionally, if our lot is full, there is ample parking across the street in Shelter Cove, and across the opposite street in the Chamber of Commerce lot (after business... More
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