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“Great free tour of theater” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Dock Street Theater

Dock Street Theater
135 Church Street, Charleston, SC (French Quarter)
(843) 577-7183 ‎
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Ranked #58 of 207 Activities in Charleston
Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
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Atlanta
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Great free tour of theater”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We stopped in to the theater on a whim while out walking in Charleston. We were greeted right away by the concierge volunteer who took us up to the theater and gave us some history about the building and the ghost that is said to haunt the place. Very nice people and a fun free tour. Would love to now see a performance here.

Visited July 2014
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Seoul, South Korea
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Interesting old theater with good shows”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

There are usually good productions at the dock street, but it has dreadful acoustics. Performing there, when you're on stage, it's like playing an instrument in a coat closet. This doesn't diminish the audience's enjoyment of a show, but be forewarned that it's a small theater. Worth a look, and the restaurants in the area are decent. Stop in for a pint at Tommy Condon's.

Visited August 2013
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Saint George, South Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Always Loved It!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I have went to the theater since I was little and I have always loved it! Excellent shows and a beautiful building!!

Visited July 2013
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Orleans, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Good theatre in a great setting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Dock Street is a diamond in the rough. It does not always attract the very best of shows, but they are always above average, and the theatre itself is wonderful. There is not a bad seat in house, so you can get pretty involved with the show.

Visited February 2014
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Charleston, South Carolina
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138 reviews 138 reviews
22 attraction reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“Love This Place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I am not one who is big in the arts but I must admit the general atmosphere of this place gives a certain feeling that makes even the worst play enjoyable. Here you get a true feeling of Charleston in all its glory and splendor. Will I be back? I already have tickets.

Visited June 2014
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