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Upcoming Events


Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

by A Musical by David Yazbek
directed by Robin Burke
Audition Dates:April 26th and 27th at 7:00 pm
Location: The Footlight Players Theatre, 20 Queen Street, Charleston, SC
Performance Dates: August 7th - August 23rd

Footlight Dramatic Academy

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A musical comedy mystery that you solve.

Based on Charles Dickens’ unfinished novel.

Edwin Drood at the Footlight Players Theatre

 by Rupert Holmes

April 24, 25, 30, May 1, 2, 7–9 at 8:00pm
April 26, May 3, 10 at 3:00pm

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Help Light up Footlight

The Footlight Players will kick off its 84th season with “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” a musical comedy following the shenanigans of two con men traveling by train to a small town in France. The play opens Aug. 7 at the historic Footlight Players Theatre, 20 Queen St. in Charleston.

Season tickets for Footlight Players Theatre

“I wanted a season filled with fun. So this, our 84th, is rich with comedy and a few classic stories that always entertain,” said Don Brandenburg, artistic director at Footlight. “It’s our hope that theater lovers will choose to become a part of our Footlight family as we celebrate 84 years of continuous theater excellence.”

The 2015-2016 Footlight Players Season

“Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” Aug. 7-23

“Quartet” Sept. 11-27

“Hay Fever” Oct. 9-25

“Miracle on 34th Street” Dec. 4-20

“A Streetcar Named Desire” Jan. 22-Feb. 7, 2016

“Lend Me a Tenor” April 22-May 8, 2016

Order tickets online at or by calling the box office at 843-722-4487.
Season Subscription packages are available; call 843-722-4487.

The mission of the Footlight Players is to provide professional quality, affordable, community theatre for the citizens of Charleston and the South Carolina Lowcountry tri-counties. We provide a venue where local volunteers can participate in all aspects of theatrical productions.