The Footlight Players launched in 1931 with a series of one-act plays directed by Lt. Commander Charles Russell Price at the Charleston Navy yard. The series was such a success and drew such a following that The Footlight Players formally organized and incorporated in the fall of 1932. To this day, The Footlight Players continues to provide professional quality, affordable community theater for the Lowcountry at the historic Footlight Players Theatre, 20 Queen St. in Charleston. For more information, visit footlightplayers.net or call 843-722-4487.Plan your visit to Footlight Players and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Charleston trip itinerary planning app.
Footlight Players reviews
We accidentally passed the theater, saw there was a performance that evening and bought tickets to a WONDERFUL performance of "She Loves Me" with a talented cast and professional staging. I hope they.... more »
I saw a traveling show there, not a homegrown production, but the facility was very nice and centrally located. I enjoyed myself, but lost my credit card. The manager was kind enough to put it in the.... more »
I attended two performances of Head Over Heels and it was very obvious that everyone involved put their hearts and souls into the production! The sets, acting, singing, choreography, the BAND!, sound, lights, EVERY THING was great. Very enjoyable and fun. I will definitely attend more performances here. (I may not have agreed with the politics of this particular show, but it was tastefully and professionally done). Thank you Footlight Players!!
See outstanding theatre in a piece of beautiful history. How can you beat that?! --and currently Footlight Players is offering a wonderful deal of tickets, fabulous dinner, and parking for $150.
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