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Elf The Musical

Wednesday Dec 4, 2019
Category/Venue: Dock Street Theater

Show runs Dec 4 – 22, 2019

CHARLESTON STAGE
In Residence at the Historic Dock Street Theater
Presents: Elf The Musical

Based on the beloved and hilarious 2003 Will Ferrell film, Elf The Musical tells the story of Buddy, who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. Raised as an elf and unaware that he is actually a human, Buddy realizes he is different when he grows up to tower over the other elves and finds that he is a disastrous toy-maker. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his true identity.
Book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin Music by Matthew Sklar
Lyrics by Chad Beguelin
Based upon the New Line Cinema film written by David Berenbaum
Direction by Marybeth Clark
Musical Direction by Sam Henderson
Choreography by Cara Dolan





Rodrigo y Gabriela

Wednesday Dec 4, 2019
Category/Venue: The Gaillard Center

Wed Dec 04 – The Charleston Gaillard Center and NS2 Present: Rodrigo y Gabriela
Doors Open: 6:30 PM | Show Starts: 7:30 PM

Five years since their last album, Mexican acoustic rock guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela are ready to embark on the next chapter of their remarkable story, with the release of the most ambitious music of their twenty year career together.

Entitled ‘Mettavolution’, the white-hot new album brings together Rod and Gab’s shimmering, hummingbird flourishes and extraordinary engine room rhythm section, laser focused on melody, energy and beat. There is not an ounce of excess baggage on the fresh, dynamic tunes that Rod and Gab present here, which blend metal, jazz and Hispanic roots music in their own unique, unmistakable style.





Charlton Singleton’s Holiday Spectacular

Thursday Dec 5, 2019
Category/Venue: Charleston Music Hall

Charleston Music Hall Presents:
Charlton Singleton's
HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR

The Charleston Music Hall & Charlton Singleton are excited to announce Charlton Singleton’s Holiday Spectacular – Your Favorite Holiday Concert on Thursday, December 5th at 7:30PM! Since 2016 Charlton Singleton and Friends have presented concert after concert to sold out audiences. Their musicianship and showmanship has left concert goers begging for more. Now, they will be showcasing their talents during THIS Holiday Season by presenting “Your Favorite Holiday Concert”. From “Santa Baby” to “Baby It’s Cold Outside”, “Jingle Bells” to “This Christmas” and artists from Michael Bublé to Eartha Kitt, Nat King Cole to Mariah Carey and Donny Hathaway… there is a song and festive mood for all!





She Loves Me

Friday Dec 6, 2019
Category/Venue: Foot Light Players

Show runs Fri Dec 6 – Sun Dec 22, 2019

Footlight Players
At the Queen Street Playhouse
Presents: She Loves Me
Drama Desk & Olivier Award Winner with a Grammy Award Winning Score

She Loves Me is a euphoric romantic comedy with a soaring score. Amalia and Georg work together at a modest Hungarian parfumerie and have disliked each other from the very beginning. But each rapturously writes to a lonely hearts pen pal when the work day is done, and it doesn’t take long for the audience to see that they’re in love without realizing it. Inevitably through some of the most iconic songs in the musical theatre canon ("Vanilla Ice Cream", "She Loves Me", "Will He Like Me?"), Georg and Amalia discover the truth as well and rejoice in their love for each other at the story’s sweet and musically delightful conclusion.





THE NUTCRACKER

Saturday Dec 7, 2019
Category/Venue: Charleston Music Hall

Two Shows: Saturday Dec 7, 1:00 PM | Saturday Dec 7, 7:00 PM

DANCE CONSERVATORY OF CHARLESTON PRESENTS:
THE NUTCRACKER
Doors Open 1 hour prior to each show

Dance Conservatory of Charleston is delighted to present The Nutcracker! With a cast of over 140 student dancers, we are proud to present a production in which every student shines, from our children’s division dancers as Little Gingerbread, to our pre-professional students in the principal roles of Sugar Plum and Snow Queen. We are thrilled to welcome New York City Ballet principal dancer Adrian Danchig-Waring as Snow King and Cavalier in this year’s performances, and honored to have our advanced dancers perform “Snowflakes” from George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker © choreography by George Balanchine ® The George Balanchine Trust for the third year in a row! Join us for this timeless holiday classic sure to delight audiences of all ages!





BLUE PLATE SPECIAL

Sunday Dec 8, 2019
Category/Venue: Threshold Repertory Theatre

Show runs Fri Dec 08 – Sun Dec 12

Threshold Repertory Theatre
84 Society Street, Charleston, SC
Presents: Blue Plate Special
by Tom Edwards

Home cooking, cornball humor, and a dash of social significance furnish the principal ingredients of this folksy country musical. ''Blue Plate Special'' spoofs a Tennessee-style soap opera as it spins a tale about Della Juracko, her mixed-up relationships, and the threatened future of her diner.





ONCE ON THIS ISLAND

Wednesday Dec 11, 2019
Category/Venue: The Gaillard Center

Wednesday December 11, 2019, 7:30PM

The Charleston Gaillard Center
Presents: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND

“What a delight it is to enter the world of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND!” raves The New York Times. Winner of the 2018 TONY AWARD FOR BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND is the sweeping, universal tale of Ti Moune, a fearless peasant girl in search of her place in the world, and ready to risk it all for love. Guided by the mighty island gods, Ti Moune sets out on a remarkable journey to reunite with the man who has captured her heart.

The groundbreaking vision of two-time Tony Award-nominated director Michael Arden (Spring Awakening revival) and acclaimed choreographer Camille A. Brown (NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live) conjures up “a place where magic is possible and beauty is apparent for all to see!” (The Huffington Post). With a score that bursts with life from Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, the Tony Award-winning songwriters of Anastasia and Ragtime, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND is a timeless testament to theater’s unlimited possibilities.





The Charleston Christmas Special 2019

Friday Dec 13, 2019
Category/Venue: Charleston Music Hall, Brad & Jennifer Moranz Presents

A tradition for Charleston families for more than 20 years. Multiple performances Dec. 13-22 at the Charleston Music Hall

All performances are at the Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St., Charleston, SC 29403

Dinner Add On option available for an additional $32 Call for reservations after purchasing Dinner Add On option
Dinner at Vincent Chicco's - (843) 203-3002
Dinner at Virginia's on King - (843) 735-5800
CLICK HERE for Details and Menu Options
Tickets can also be purchased at Music Hall Box Office:
37 John Street (843) 853-2252 | Monday - Thursday from 12PM to 6PM, Friday from 10AM to 6PM

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