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Dock Street Theater

135 Church Street, Charleston, SC (French Quarter)
(843) 577-7183 ‎
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Ranked #18 of 112 Attractions in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Performances
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Summerville, SC
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is worth the time spent. Although the seats are a bit uncomfortable, a must see if you have the time. Charleston offers much and this is a great stop! See a play or event if possible.

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Atlanta
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

excellent performance. very professional. Young Frankenstein was the perfect was to spend Halloween in Charleston.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Beautiful old theater. Wonderful place to take in a play or performance. However, some of the balcony seats are hard to see either stage left or right depending on which side you are on. Try to sit on the floor or if you have to sit in the balcony make sure your seats are in the middle.

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Grand Island, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A must stop fo theater lovers and history buffs. Excellent performances in historic section of Charleston.

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Burlington, Massachusetts
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The theater is right in the market district walkable from most hotels The seating of this historic theater was comfortable and no matter where one sat the view of the stage was excellent.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We happened to see that "Young Frankenstein" was playing at Dock Street during the week we were visiting. The night we wanted to go was a PWY.."pay what you will". In other words, you go online at 12:01 AM the day of the show and you can buy a seat starting at $10. We got 2 tickets, but we would... More

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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This was a stop on a walking tour. A beautifully restored theater. While there we overheard a patron rave about a play which was still playing, Young Frankenstein by Mel Brooks. We got tickets, 2 of only a few left and had the most fun evening any one could expect. The theater company was first rate!!!!!

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Gottingen, Germany
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9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We were wandering around Charleston and decided to step inside. Turned out that it is possible to visit the theater for free. There is some historical information available and it is a very nice break from the heat during a day in the downtown Charleston to take a look at the architecture and the surroundings.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Love this venue! Small and quaint and beautiful architecture. Always enjoy getting to see a production here. Close to good restraunts for dinner before the show.

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Emporia, Kansas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We feel very fortunate to have just wandered into this beautiful theater. Truly a beautiful building and a very interesting history lesson.

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