EVENTS



GUESS WHO’S COMING TO DINNER

Friday Feb 28, 2020
Category/Venue: Foot Light Players

Show runs Fri Feb 28 – Sun Mar 15

Footlight Players
At the Queen Street Playhouse
Presents: GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER
Adapted from the Oscar Winning Film

A progressive white couple's proud liberal sensibilities are put to the test when their daughter brings her black fiance home to meet them in this fresh and relevant stage adaptation of the iconic film Guess Who's Coming to Dinner. Blindsided by their daughter's whirlwind romance and fearful for her future, Matt and Christina Drayton quickly come to realize the difference between supporting a mixed-race couple in your newspaper and welcoming one into your family--especially in 1967. But they're surprised to find they aren't the only ones with concerns about the match, and it's not long before a multi-family clash of racial and generational difference sweeps across the Draytons' idyllic San Francisco terrace. At the end of the day, will the love between young Joanna and John prevail? With humor and insight, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner begins a conversation sure to continue at dinner tables long after the curtain comes down.





The Color Purple

Friday Feb 28, 2020
Category/Venue: North Charleston Performing Arts Center / Coliseum

4 Showings: Feb 28, 7:30 PM | Feb 29, 2:00 PM | Feb 29, 7:30 PM | Mar 1, 2:00 PM

With a soul-raising, Grammy®-winning score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, THE COLOR PURPLE gives an exhilarating new spirit to this Pulitzer Prize-winning story.

Don’t miss this stunning re-imagining of an epic story about a young woman’s journey to love and triumph in the American South.

Doors Open One Hour before Show Time

$10 Parking Cash Only





AN EVENING WITH JUPITER COYOTE

Saturday Feb 29, 2020
Category/Venue: Charleston Music Hall

EAR FOR MUSIC & CHARLESTON MUSIC HALL PRESENT:
AN EVENING WITH JUPITER COYOTE
DOORS OPEN: 7:00PM / SHOW STARTS: 8:00PM

In the course of their 29-year history, Jupiter Coyote has played over five thousand shows, traveled everywhere and done just about everything a touring band can do. The innovative group has independently sold close to a million CDs, tens of thousands of downloads, and who knows how many bootlegs they cut loose to fans for free. JC is brand name, and a pioneering cornerstone in the jam band scene. They have been called the new twist in southern rock and they deliver it with a relaxed, worldly view. Their sound has been labeled “Mountain Rock” — a mixture of Southern Appalachian boogie, bluegrass-infused, funk-rock. JC plays it the way they feel it — with little regard as to where they fall between the cracks of what is considered trendy and fashionable. A band prolific in its writing, skilled in its musicianship and congenial in its nature, they remain the prototype of the truly independent band. They handle all business in-house and own their own record label, which is distributed internationally through Red Eye Worldwide.





OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW

Sunday Mar 1, 2020
Category/Venue: The Gaillard Center

The Charleston Gaillard Center Presents:
OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW

Old Crow Medicine Show has toured the world playing renowned festivals and venues such as: Bonnaroo, Red Rocks Amphitheater, Cambridge Folk Festival, Coachella, London’s Roundhouse, The Ryman Auditorium, The Barclays Center, New Orleans Jazz Fest, The Fox Theater Atlanta, The Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Summerstage in Central Park NYC, Forecastle, the Newport Folk Festival, and several appearances on A Prairie Home Companion. They’ve toured with artists such as Willie Nelson & Family, Brandi Carlile, Mumford & Sons, The Lumineers, John Prine, The Avett Brothers and others. The band also took part in the historic Railroad Revival Tour, traveling from California to New Orleans on a vintage train, which was captured in the Emmet Malloy directed documentary, Big Easy Express.





DIANA ROSS

Tuesday Mar 3, 2020
Category/Venue: North Charleston Performing Arts Center / Coliseum

Show Starts: 7:30 PM | Doors Open: 6:30 PM

Diana Ross is considered one of the most successful recording artists and entertainers of all time. From her landmark solo career to the early days as the leader of The Supremes, Ross helped shape the sound of popular music, changing the landscape and paving the way for contemporary music.

Ross’ international achievements were acknowledged by the prestigious Kennedy Center Honors in Washington DC (2007), celebrating her lustrous career of excellence in music, film, television, and theatre, as well as her cultural influences, humanitarian work and her contributions to American culture. The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences celebrated her remarkable career with its highest honor, The GRAMMY® Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012. In 2016, Ross received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the most prestigious civilian award given to a U.S. citizen.





Noises Off

Wednesday Mar 4, 2020
Category/Venue: Dock Street Theater

Show runs Mar 04 – 22, 2020

CHARLESTON STAGE
In Residence at the Historic
Dock Street Theater

Presents: Noises Off
By Michael Frayn
Direction by Jesse Siak

Take a peek behind the curtain as an English touring company of actors produce one of the most bumbling (and hysterical) productions ever. Discover the behind the scenes mayhem, torrid love affairs, and high-spirited shenanigans in one of the greatest farces in the English language.





LITTLE BIG TOWN

Thursday Mar 5, 2020
Category/Venue: The Gaillard Center

The Charleston Gaillard Center Presents LITTLE BIG TOWN
Show Starts: 8:00 PM

Little Big Town has earned more than 40 award show nominations and in the past five years has taken home nearly 20 awards, including multiple GRAMMY, AMA, People’s Choice, CMA, ACM awards, and an Emmy award. The Country Music Hall of Fame inductees (2014) went onto receive their star on the Nashville Walk of Fame in 2017. In July of 2018, The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville launched their lead, yearlong exhibit called LITTLE BIG TOWN: THE POWER OF FOUR showcasing the bands powerful and storied 20-year history within the country music community. The band recently launched 4 Cellars wine, their first non-musical project as a band, with Browne Family Vineyards. The collaboration features exclusive wine blended by the foursome and recently released canned wine spritzers called “Day Drinking.”





The Children

Thursday Mar 5, 2020
Category/Venue: Pure Theatre

Show runs Thur Mar 05 – Sat Mar 28

Pure Theater
134 Cannon Street, Charleston, SC
Presents: The Children
by Lucy Kirkwood
Directed by Erin Wilson
Outer Critics Circle Award: Outstanding New Play Nominee

In a cottage on England’s beautiful rocky coast, two retired nuclear physicists live a peaceful existence, but the world around them has been crippled by an environmental disaster. The surprise visit of an old friend brings a shocking proposition. Recent Broadway hit and 2018 Tony Award nominee for Best Play, The Children is a potent drama—utterly captivating and profound with sincere wit. Outer Critics Circle Award: Outstanding New Play Nominee