Dinner Theatre Series
Dinner Theatre performances are presented in the Charleston Area Convention Center Ballroom (adjacent to the North Charleston Performing Arts Center) at 5001 Coliseum Drive in North Charleston. Check-in and cash-only bar opens in the Ballroom Lobby at 6:30pm. The ballroom doors open at 7:00pm and dinner is served at 7:15pm. Patrons with performance only tickets admitted at 7:30pm. Performance begins at 8:00pm. Table numbers are assigned for each program and given to patrons at check-in.
Ticket price includes dinner, play, and gratuity. Parking is free. Group discounts are available. Season ticket holders have first option at table selection. Cash, check, and credit cards are accepted. No refunds. To purchase tickets, contact Pam Smith at (843)740-5847.
Single performance and performance only tickets are available for sale one month in advance. Ticket sales close 3 days ahead of performance, unless for performance only. Tickets/parking passes are mailed to season ticket holders two weeks prior to the date of event.
$140 for individuals
$130 per person for parties of 4+
Single Performance Tickets:
$40 for individuals
$37 per person for parties 4+
$15 for performance only (does not include meal)
Menus include entrée, house salad, chef’s selection of vegetable and starch, rolls and butter, dessert, iced tea and coffee service. For chef’s choice vegetarian alternative--request in advance.
2015/16 Dinner Theatre Series:
All plays and menus are subject to change.
September 18, 2015 – Last Will & Testament presented by The Crabpot Players
Texas was never this fun - or this deadly! Jonas Carmody, President and Founder of Carmody Oil, is dead of natural causes at the age of 78, leaving an estate valued in excess of $30 million. The heirs apparent are in for a big surprise when they gather together with his friends and business associates for a memorial dinner in his honor. Unbeknownst to his eccentric family, a surprise reading of the will is on the menu, and murder is certain to be a la mode! In this hilarious mystery/comedy presented by The Crabpot Players, author Lisa Patrick-Wilkinson brings to life a host of colorful characters and interactive fun. Audience members are encouraged to come in Texas attire, and will team up with the detective to crack clues, obtain evidence, and ultimately help solve the crime committed before their very eyes! Entrée: Pan-fried Buttermilk Chicken with sweet onion & tasso velouté
November 6, 2015 – God’s Trombones: Seven Negro Poems in Verse presented by Ron & Natalie Daise
This theatrical performance by Ron and Natalie Daise of one of James Weldon Johnson’s most celebrated works is a tribute to African American culture and heritage. The production includes a cappella selections of Gullah spirituals and will appeal to lovers of inspirational writing, scholars of African-American culture, and persons who appreciate great poetry. The couple’s dramatic readings and performances are inspirational and enjoyable, embodying the energy, vitality, and culture that James Weldon Johnson envisioned.
Entrée: Drunken Pork Tenderloin – grilled, bourbon glazed slices with bourbon spiked peppercorn jus and a granny smith apple & red onion relish
February 5, 2016 – Puttin’ On the Ritz presnted by Gracie & Lacy
The amazingly talented sister act Gracie & Lacy will present a classy performance showcasing the music, glamour, and pizzazz of the Swing Era! Harmonies with that Andrews Sisters flair, energetic tap routines, and vintage-inspired costuming bring past hits to life in vivid color, including Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Sisters, and Puttin’ OnThe Ritz.
Entrée: Chicken Saltimbocca – lightly breaded with sage, prosciutto, provolone, and parmesan peppercorn alouette cream
March 18, 2016 – Noches Tropicales presented by South of Broadway Theatre
South of Broadway Theatre presents an evening of song and dance from the tropics that will raise your temperature and set your toes tapping! Join them as they tour music from South America, the Caribbean, and Latin America. Audiences will scarcely be able to sit still under the spell of the intoxicating rhythms of Samba, Salsa, Meringue, and more… Let the bracing winds of March give way to warm and sensuous tropical breezes during this one of a kind night.
Entrée: Pecan Roasted Salmon with Dijon & maple baste and smoked tomato jam