Dock Street TheatreEdit profile
Dock Street Theatre is a theater in the historic French Quarter neighborhood of downtown Charleston, South Carolina. It was the first building in America designed for use as a theater. It is on the National Register of Historic Places. The theater is currently in the final stages of a $20 million renovation that includes major improvements in resistance to dangerous seismic activity and hurricane wind events, the addition of elevators to make the facility fully wheelchair accessible, and greatly improved amenities for the audience. Dock Street Theatre is currently scheduled to reopen in May 2010.