Sound of Charleston, Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting Street
Hailed as “the best night out in Charleston,” the Sound of Charleston celebrates the Holy City’s rich and diverse musical heritage “from Gospel to Gershwin.” All concerts are performed in the Circular Congregational Church downtown, one of the oldest churches in the city and a National Historic Landmark. Concert dates are: July 29, August 21 and September 6, 13, 20, 27 & 30. Visit www.soundofcharleston.com to learn more!
34 West Theatre Co, 200 Meeting Street
Located in an old yogurt shop downtown, 34 West Theatre Co. has shows all summer that will keep you entertained. This beautiful venue is not what you’d expect – you will be seated at small cabaret tables while relaxing and laughing with friends. Playing through September 6th, I Got You Babe, is described as Big Bang Theory meets Mad Men and is sure to please! Shows are on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. You will find lots of information on their website – www.34west.org.
Charleston Performing Arts Center Home of the Charleston Cabaret Theatre, 873 Folly Road
A 501 (c) (3) non-profit arts organization, Charleston Performing Arts Center is known as the “Jewel of James Island.” Along with the well-known Charleston Cabaret Theatre, the organization provides arts education to local schools throughout the area. Through July 23rd, experience O Folly Nights, where you’ll be transported back to Folly Beach in 1963. Shows are on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Visit www.charlestonperformingarts.org for show times.
The Black Fedora Comedy, Mystery Theatre, 164 Church Street
For a truly unique experience, try Black Fedora Theatre’s audience-interactive comic mysteries. Guests may volunteer to play characters or just relax and enjoy a delicious appetizer. Four different shows are offered – one is playing almost every night! These original shows last about two hours. Check the website, www.charlestonmysteries.com to see what’s playing tonight!