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hasa vibrant theater scene and is home to America's first theater. In 

2010 Charleston was listed as one of the country's top 10 cities for theater, and one of the 
top two in the South.Most of the theaters are part of the League of Charleston Theatres, 

better known as Theatre Charleston Some of the city's theaters include:

•	The Dock Street Theatre, opened in the 1930s on the site of America's first 

purpose-built theater building. Home of the Charleston Stage Company, South Carolina's 

largest professional theater company.

•	The Woolfe Street Playhouse – A nationally recognized professional theater 
company and home to the Village Repertory Company.

• The Footlight Players – One of the leading community theaters in the South. 

• Theatre 99 – An improvisational theater company. 

• Pure Theatre – A small professional theater that produces contemporary plays. 

• Sottile Theater – on the campus of The College of Charleston
•The Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre – Clean comedy whodunits with 

volunteer audience participation.

•	Threshold Repertory Theatre 

•	Creative Spark


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