Charleston Area Theatres

Craving a little live entertainment? The Charleston area offers several options for visitors seeking a professional theater experience. Whether you would like to enjoy a mystery theatre experience or you are looking to catch the latest and greatest play, there is truly something for every taste within just a short drive of Folly Beach. 


  • Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre: Take place in this interactive comedy-mystery show where you can kick back, and relax while enjoying beer, wine, or dessert.
    • Show schedule varies weekly; (843) 937-6453
  • Dock Street Theatre: Located in the French Quarter of Downtown Charleston, visit one of America’s first theatre’s and enjoy a variety of different performances.
    • Show schedule varies weekly; (843) 577-7183
  • Footlight Players Theatre: Charleston’s longest continuously producing theatre company, which provides professional quality and affordable theatre performances for the community.
    • Show schedule varies weekly; (843) 722-4487
  • Woolfe Street Playhouse: Providing more than a decade of award winning professional theatre in the lowcountry community.
    • Show schedule varies weekly; (843) 856-1579
  • Theatre 99: Charleston’s number one spot for improv comedy!
    • Open Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 9:00 pm; Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm; (843) 853-6687