Dock Street Theater
Dock Street Theater
4.5
Monday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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4.5
389 reviews
Excellent
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Very good
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Average
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Poor
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Terrible
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Julie C
Kingsport, TN76 contributions
Dec 2023 • Couples
We saw A Christmas Carol and the show was amazing. The set design, the music, and the actors were all outstanding. I am so glad we were able to have this experience.
Written December 23, 2023
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LS
Houston, TX6 contributions
May 2023
The people who worked inside were most open and helpful regarding the theater and it's history. They suggested where to look and what to pay attention to. Very nice, amazing transformation from rubble to a functional theater.
Written May 18, 2023
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Brian S
Sumter, SC71 contributions
Apr 2023 • Family
Took one of the Many Ghost Tours of Charleston and this was one of the Stops. We heard stories about Ghosts which haunt the theater after suffering a tragic death. Love the design and historic architecture. The building is well preserved and has a great historical past making this one of the most visited locations downtown.
Written April 23, 2023
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Lydia D
Mars Hill, NC24 contributions
Mar 2023
Play is adorable and the acting superb. Perfect in these distressing times. Theatre is quaint and beautiful. So happy we chose to see this production.
Written March 26, 2023
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Mary M
Wappingers Falls, NY25 contributions
Oct 2022
We went to see the play The Adams Family, which was excellent. We have been to many NYC Broadway plays and this was comparable. The theater is a beautiful, historic theater.
Written October 30, 2022
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Vernman
Joplin, MO186 contributions
Oct 2022
The show was fun and the performances were all very good. The theatre is beautiful inside with great lighting and sound. My only complaint is the seating. It is very tight and not very comfortable. I know this is a historic venue and I have no regrets about going. Just would have enjoyed it more with a skoosh more room and padding.
Written October 28, 2022
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Connie B
Cincinnati, OH286 contributions
Oct 2022 • Couples
We were visiting Charleston and saw this playing so we got tickets. We went to see Addams Family and could not be more impressed with the cast, costumes, and set design!! We would love to again if we lived in town. The talent is out of this world!
Written October 19, 2022
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LovetoTravel7195
20 contributions
Sep 2022
Interesting history of the building. It was opened in 1736 in the first building specifically built for performing arts in the United States. It is still in use today!
Written October 7, 2022
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Stucolco
Johns Island, SC1,614 contributions
Jun 2022 • Couples
We saw the Spoleto Festival opera “Unholy Wars” at the Dock Street Theatre. Although the production was excellent, with great opera singers, the supertitles were too small, compared to those at the Gaillard Center, where we saw “La Boheme”, so my wife had difficulty reading them and easily following the story. Fortunately, we had attended the Zoom discussion about this opera, so she did have some idea about it. The Spoleto operas are more suitably presented at either the Gaillard Center or Sottile Theatre, than at the Dock Street Theatre, which is ideal for theatrical productions, but not operas.
Written July 27, 2022
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Stucolco
Johns Island, SC1,614 contributions
Apr 2022 • Couples
We have been attending performances of Charleston Stage since moving to South Carolina in 2004, and have found most of them to be superb. Now that we have moved from Myrtle Beach to the Charleston area, we are looking forward to continue attending performances at the Dock Street theatre, although we are very disappointed with the 2022-2023 selections. Although we had previously seen “Kinky Boots” during a visit to Toronto, this performance had excellent acting, singing, dancing, costumes, and scenery, and was totally enjoyable.
Written April 26, 2022
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