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Theaters in the Carolinas

North Carolina
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Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte
650 East Stonewall St., Charlotte. 704-342-2251.
Presents bold and provocative new works by contemporary playwrights from off-broadway and regional theaters across the country.

Asheville Community Theatre
35 E Walnut St., Asheville. 828-254-1320.
Provides entertainment, enrichment and education through the practice and celebration of the theatrical arts.

BareTheatre Group
Various venues. Charlotte. 704-577-7274.
Bringing fringe theater to the Queen City.

Blowing Rock Stage Company Professional Theatre
152 Sunset Dr., Blowing Rock. 828-295-9627.
Professional theater company specializing in comedy and musicals.

Burning Coal Theatre Company
Various venues. Raleigh. 919-388-0066.
Professional Equity theater company with a goal to “produce literate, vieral, affecting theatre that is experienced, not simply seen.”

Cape Fear Regional Theatre
1209 Hay St., Fayetteville. 910-323-4234.
Professional theater with a national reputation.

1118 Clement Ave., Charlotte. 704-455-8542.
Carolina Actor’s Studio Theater strives to produce culturally diverse experiential theater and film that involves and ultimately moves the audience to make a difference in their family, community and in the world at large.

Children’s Theatre of Charlotte
1017 E Morehead St., Charlotte. 704-376-5745.
Nationally recognized company serving children 3-18 and their families with a variety of theatrical and educational programming.

Highland Repertory Theatre
Various venues. Asheville. 828-664-0021.
Highland Rep’s mission is to produce compelling and accessible theater which reflects a commitment to excellence and to its Southeastern community.

Manbites Dog Theater
703 Foster St., Durham. 919-682-4974.
Manbites Dog Theater, a professional non-profit theater company founded in Durham in October 1987, produces new and challenging theatrical events, showcases and nurtures developing playwrights, directors, actors and artists; facilitates cross-diiplinary and cross-community projects; and helps strengthen the region’s theatrical community.

Matthews Playhouse of the Performing Arts
Various venues. Matthews. 704-846-8343.
Non-profit theater that seeks to provide young people with theatrical experience, educational opportunities and quality entertainment.

South Carolina
Centre Stage South Carolina
501 River St., Greenville. 864-233-6733.
Cente Stage focuses on the nurturing of a culturally and ethnically diverse not-for-profit theater with broad participation by both professional and non-professional artists.

Charleston Stage (at Dock Street Theatre)
135 Church St., Charleston. 843-577-5967.
Offers world class entertainment for adults and young people alike.

Barnwell Circle Theatre
Corner of Academy and Franklin Streets in Barnwell. 803-259-7046.
Classic theater in the Historic Barnwell County Performing Arts Center.

Clemson Little Theatre
Pendleton Playhouse, 214 S. Mechanic St., Pendleton. 864-646-8100.
Started in 1931 as a small reading group; at first used facilities on the Clemson University campus and currently performs in the Pendleton Playhouse.

Electric City Playhouse
514 N Murray Ave., Anderson. 864-224-4248.
Community theater specializing in original works.

South Carolina Repertory Company
(at Hilton Head Island Playhouse)
136B Beach City Rd., Hilton Head Island. 843-681-5491.

A professional non-equity theater.
Trustus Theatre
520 Lady St., Columbia. 803-254-9732.
Vibrant, nationally-known theater known for evocative and thought-provoking work.

Warehouse Theatre
37 Augusta St., Columbia. 864-235-6948.
Community-based, professional theater organization dedicated to the concept of acting as a serious art form and to the presentation of high-quality, diverse and challenging dramatic entertainment in an intimate and informal atmosphere.

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