Charleston theatres are bringing the spirit of the holiday season to the stage with classic performances to delight young and old.

Footlight Players

Charleston’s oldest continuously performing theatre company, the Footlight Players are currently celebrating their 86th season. The Footlight Players Theatre is located at 20 Queen St. in downtown Charleston. For more information, call 843-722-7521 or visit www.footlightplayers.net.

Annie

December 1, 2, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16 at 8pm

December 3, 10, 17 at 3pm 

Charleston Stage

Charleston Stage, founded by Playwright Julian Wiles in 1978, is South Carolina’s largest professional theatre company. In residence at the historic Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church Street, Charleston Stage has presented over 150 productions and played to a collective audience of over one million strong. For more information, call 843-577-7183 or visit www.charlestonstage.com.

A Christmas Carol

November 29 at 7:30 pm

December 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15,

16, 17, 19, 20 at 7:30 pm

December 3 at 5 pm

December 10, 17 at 3 pm

Charleston Performing Arts Center

Charleston Performing Arts Center, located at 873 Folly Road in Charleston, is bridging Charleston to Broadway with the first performing arts conservatory in the state of South Carolina including a professional cabaret theatre. For more information, call 843-991-5582 or visit www.charlestonperformingarts.org.

Holiday Cabaret

December 2, 6, 7, 8, 10, 13, 14,

15, 16, 20, 21, 22 at 8 pm

December 3, 9, 16 at 4 pm

The Gaillard Center

The Gaillard Center will host a stunning new production of this classic ballet, featuring the Charlotte Ballet. For more information, call 843-242-3099 visit www.gaillardcenter.com.

The Nutcracker

December 2 at 2 pm & 7 pm

December 3 at 2 pm

The Flowertown Players

For over 40 years, the Flowertown Players have been creating magic for audiences at the James F. Dean Community Theatre, located at 133 Main Street in Summerville. For tickets or more information, call 843-875-9521 or visit www.flowertownplayers.org.

A Christmas Story

December 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16 at 8 pm

December 3, 10, 17 at 3 pm.