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View the 2018-19 season brochure!   

PLEASE NOTE THE DATE CHANGES DUE TO HURRICANE FLORENCE

The Department of Theatre and Dance presents our 2018-19 season that continues to support the College of Charleston’s sustainability literacy initiative aimed to equip students with the knowledge and skills to solve challenges of social justice, economic disparity, and looming environmental concerns. The Department is committed to exploring these critical challenges this season and every season.

Our Year of Social Justice brings together a season of musical theatre, drama, comedy and dance. Of particular note, we are thrilled to announce Quattlebaum Artist Bret Shuford, who will direct and choreograph URINETOWN. Keep an eye out this spring for our special presentation of Mr. Shuford in his cabaret titled, CHARMING: A Tale of an American Prince. In addition, we welcome back Artistic Director and Founder of PURE THEATRE, Sharon Graci, to direct MARISOL.

Join us as a season subscriber and receive invitations to other special events and presentations including backstage tours, receptions and rehearsals. Subscribers also benefit from priority seating, flex-ticketing, exchange privilege and opportunities to engage with with the cast and crew to gain insight into the creativity and process taking place behind the scenes.

While continuing to maintain high production values in its spectacle, our Department fosters a commitment to professional training, critical thinking, diversity and inclusion to enrich our students and our community. We are devoted to growing support for our students through scholarship opportunities and the continued high impact learning experiences provided through our ambitious season production program. To bring greater attention to our students and their mentors, we invite you to SIDE SHOW 2019: an Evening of Student Work. This evening of short presentations will help prepare students for upcoming competitions, conferences and festivals. Donations will directly support these students to enable their travel and presentations to be successful.

Each year, generous patrons and donors like you make it possible for the Department to continue providing this comprehensive education, training, and invaluable experience for our students. We could not achieve this without your incredibly consistent dedication to the program. We need your help to grow our audience base, to highlight the talent and training here and to help us provide opportunities for all of our students to be successful.

So, in addition to season packages, review our donor categories, share our information, bring friends to our productions and move with us to a future of equity, sustainability “...and justice for all.”

As always, thank you for your support!

Purchase Season Subscription Flex Passes ONLINE here.

Purchase tickets ONLINE here or at the Box Office two hours before curtain, if available.   If special seating is required, please call 843.953.6306 in advance of purchase.


THE TEMPEST by William Shakespeare                   

 The Tempest

Director: Paul Rolfes
Where: Emmett Robinson Theatre, Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip
When:

  • Friday, September 21   September 28,  7:30 p.m.   -- TALKBACK
  • Saturday, September 2  September 29, 2:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 27 October 4, 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 29 October 6, 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, September 30 October 7, 2:00 p.m.

Admission: $20 General; $12 CofC Students; $15  CofC Employees/Senior Citizens/Students
Box Office: Open two hours prior to curtain.   To insure seats, please purchase tickets online in advance.


ROUGH MAGIC, by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

Rough Magic

Director: Evan Parry
Where: Emmett Robinson Theatre, Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip
When:

  • Saturday, September 22, September 29, 7:30 p.m. -- TALKBACK
  • Sunday, September 23, September 30, 2:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 26, October 3,  7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, September 28, October 5, 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 29, October 6, 2:00 p.m. 

Admission: $20 General; $12 CofC Students; $15  CofC Employees/Senior Citizens/Students
Box Office: Open two hours prior to curtain.   To insure seats, please purchase tickets online in advance.


THE WOLVES by Sarah DeLappe

The Wolves

Director: Glenda Byars Johnson
Where: Chapel Theatre, 172 Calhoun Street
When:
  • Wednesday, October 17, 7:30 p.m. -- TALKBACK
  • Thursday, October 18, 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, October 19, 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 20, 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, October 21, 2:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 24, 7:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 25, 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, October 26, 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 27, 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, October 28, 2:00 p.m.

 

Admission: $15 Public; $10 CofC Students & Employees, Senior Citizens
Box Office: Open two hours prior to curtain.   To insure seats, please purchase tickets online in advance.


WITNESS

  Witness

Artistic Director: Gretchen McLaine
Where: Robinson Theatre, 54 St. Philip Street
When:

  • Friday, November 16, 7:30 p.m. -- TALKBACK
  • Saturday, November 17, 7:30 p.m
  • Sunday, November 18, 2:00 p.m.

Admission: $20 General; $12 CofC Students; $15  CofC Employees/Senior Citizens/Students
Box Office: Open two hours prior to curtain.   To insure seats, please purchase tickets online in advance.


MARISOL, by Jose Rivera              

Marisol 

Director: Sharon Graci
Where: Emmett Robinson Theatre, Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip

When: 

  • Thursday, February 21, 7:30 p.m. -- TALKBACK
  • Friday, February 22,  7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 23, 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, February 24, 2:00 p.m.
  • Monday, February 25, 7:30 p.m.

Admission: $20 General; $12 CofC Students; $15 CofC Employees/Senior Citizens/Students
Box Office: Open two hours prior to curtain.   To insure seats, please purchase tickets online in advance.


CHAPEL MOVES, by Dance Majors

 Chapel Moves 19

Artistic Director: Kristin Alexander
Where: Chapel Theatre, 172 Calhoun Street 
When:

  • Thursday, March 7, 7:30 p.m. - TALKBACK
  • Friday, March 8, 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday. March 9, 2:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 10, 2:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 10, 7:30 p.m.


Admission:  $15 General, $10 CofC Student and Employees, Senior Citizen
Box Office: Open two hours prior to curtain.   To insure seats, please purchase tickets online in advance.


URINETOWN, Book by Greg Kotis

Urinetown

Director and Choreographer: Bret Shuford
Musical Director:  Laura Turner

Where: Emmett Robinson Theatre, 54 St. Philip Street

When:

  • Thursday, April 11, 7:30 p.m. - TALKBACK
  • Friday, April 12, 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 13, 7:30 pm
  • Sunday, April 14, 2:00 p.m.
  • Monday, April 15, 7:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 16, 7:30 p.m.

Admission: $20 General; $12 CofC Students; $15 CofC Employees, Senior Citizens, students
Box Office: Open two hours prior to curtain.   To insure seats, please purchase tickets online in advance.