REBIRTH

The Dock Street Theatre, which was created in the 1930s on the site of the nation's first theatre, is ready to reopen following a three-year, $19 million renovation..

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Dock Street reopening celebrated

Renowned French soprano Natalie Dessay and violinist Geoff Nuttall, director of chamber music for Spoleto Festival USA, will be joined by chamber musicians Pedja Muzijevic (piano), Christopher Costanza (cello) and Caroline Blackwell (viola) for a special gala concert April 1 to celebrate the reopening of Charleston's historic Dock Street Theatre...

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Charleston Under Construction

The renovations and additions to the Dock Street Theater, dating to 1809, includes seismic retrofitting in concrete and steel, complete restoration of the exterior which included masonry, stucco, and brownstone, site drainage improvements, complete renovation to the electrical, mechanical, theatrical lighting and sound systems, seating refurbishment, addition of three elevators, ADA-compliant improvements, interior renovations of the decorative wood and plaster trim ornaments and renovation of the floor, wall and ceiling finishes...

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