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Spoleto Festival USA 2014 Schedule
May 23 - June 8, 2014
Charleston, South Carolina

    The Spoleto Festival USA is America's premier performing arts festival which runs for 17 days from May 23, 2014 to June 8, 2014 in Charleston, South Carolina. The performances take place in Charleston's historic theaters, churches and outdoor spaces. You can enjoy performances by renowned artists as well as emerging performers in opera, theater, dance, and chamber music, as well as symphonic, choral and jazz music. Call 843.579.3100
Friday, May 23, 2014

9:00 pm - special - College of Charleston President’s House
  OPENING NIGHT FÊTE • The fifth annual Spoleto Opening Night Fête kicks off the 2014 season with an elegant block party.

9:00 pm - wells fargo jazz - College of Charleston Cistern Yard
  CHARENÉE WADE • A finalist in the Thelonious Monk International Vocal Competition, this young singer is a rising star on the American jazz scene

8:00 pm - physical theater - Emmett Robinson Theatre at College of Charleston
  A SIMPLE SPACE • Australian acrobatic ensemble executes breathtaking feats and pushes the boundaries of human physicality

8:00 pm - theater - Dock Street Theatre
  MY COUSIN RACHEL • The incomparable Gate Theatre returns to Charleston with Daphne du Maurier’s spellbinding thriller.

7:00 pm - dance - TD Arena at College of Charleston
  HUBBARD STREET DANCE CHICAGO • This sleek contemporary ballet company presents a diverse repertoire of adventuresome choreography

7:00 pm - opera - Memminger Auditorium
  EL NIÑO • A “Messiah for the modern age” (Los Angeles Times), this beautiful retelling of the nativity story focuses on the voice of women and the miracle of birth

3:30 pm - physical theater - Emmett Robinson Theatre at College of Charleston
  A SIMPLE SPACE • Australian acrobatic ensemble executes breathtaking feats and pushes the boundaries of human physicality

1:00 pm - music - Dock Street Theatre
  BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC • Popular twice-daily concert series features 11 fresh and distinctive programs performed by a talented roster of artists

Saturday, May 24, 2014
9:00 pm - wells fargo jazz
  CHARENÉE WADE • A finalist in the Thelonious Monk International Vocal Competition, this young singer is a rising star on the American jazz scene

8:00 pm - theater
  MY COUSIN RACHEL • The incomparable Gate Theatre returns to Charleston with Daphne du Maurier’s spellbinding thriller.

8:00 pm - physical theater
  A SIMPLE SPACE • Australian acrobatic ensemble executes breathtaking feats and pushes the boundaries of human physicality

7:30 pm - opera
  KÁT’A KABANOVÁ • Tony Award-winner Garry Hynes makes her operatic debut directing one of the great 20th century operas

5:00 pm - music
  MUSIC IN TIME • The Light Within | May 24; Schnee | May 30; De Nouveaux Territoires | June 1; Perseverance | June 5

3:30 pm - theater
  MY COUSIN RACHEL • The incomparable Gate Theatre returns to Charleston with Daphne du Maurier’s spellbinding thriller.

3:30 pm - talks
  CONVERSATIONS WITH • CBS correspondent Martha Teichner hosts lively conversations with Festival artists

3:00 pm - dance
  HUBBARD STREET DANCE CHICAGO • This sleek contemporary ballet company presents a diverse repertoire of adventuresome choreography

1:00 pm - music
  BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC • Popular twice-daily concert series features 11 fresh and distinctive programs performed by a talented roster of artists

11:00 am - music
  BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC • Popular twice-daily concert series features 11 fresh and distinctive programs performed by a talented roster of artists

10:00 am - special
  BEHIND THE GARDEN GATE • A self-guided tour through an array of exquisite private Charleston gardens

Sunday, May 25, 2014

9:00 pm - wells fargo jazz
  DANILO BRITO • A Mandolinist-led ensemble brings to life the rich syncopation and counterpoint of Brazilian choro music

8:00 pm - physical theater
  A SIMPLE SPACE • Australian acrobatic ensemble executes breathtaking feats and pushes the boundaries of human physicality

7:30 pm - opera
  FACING GOYA • Sci-fi, art history, and a little conspiracy theory mix to challenge how we treat each other in this twenty-first-century opera

7:00 pm - wells fargo jazz
  GWILYM SIMCOCK • This British pianist and composer moves effortlessly between classical and jazz

5:00 pm - wells fargo jazz
  GWILYM SIMCOCK • This British pianist and composer moves effortlessly between classical and jazz

3:30 pm - talks
  CONVERSATIONS WITH • CBS correspondent Martha Teichner hosts lively conversations with Festival artists

3:00 pm - dance
  HUBBARD STREET DANCE CHICAGO • This sleek contemporary ballet company presents a diverse repertoire of adventuresome choreography

2:00 pm - physical theater
  A SIMPLE SPACE • Australian acrobatic ensemble executes breathtaking feats and pushes the boundaries of human physicality

1:00 pm - music
  BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC • Popular twice-daily concert series features 11 fresh and distinctive programs performed by a talented roster of artists

11:00 am - music
  BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC • Popular twice-daily concert series features 11 fresh and distinctive programs performed by a talented roster of artists

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