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The Second City

The Second City's ”The Cure for The Common Comedy” is edgy, thought-provoking and always spectacularly funny. The Second City is celebrating nearly six decades of producing cutting-edge satirical revues and launching the careers of generation after generation of comedy’s best and brightest. Tickets are $45.

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Hotel California - A Tribute to the Eagles

The #1 Eagles Tribute Band, accurately reproducing the sound of the Eagles with a modern, exciting performance! So come along on a trip down a dark desert highway, feel the cool wind in your hair, and experience the Grammy Award winning sounds that defined a generation.

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The Color Purple

The Color Purple is the epic tale of 40-years in the life of a family in rural Georgia. At its center is fourteen-year-old Celie who is forced by her overbearing father to marry a cruel farmer called “Mister” and separated from all that she loves. With a soul-raising score, The Color Purple gives an exhilarating new spirit to this Pulitzer Prize-winning story.

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2017/18 Theater Series

Five Amazing Shows! South Carolina Premiere and Tony Award-winning musical The Color Purple; the Carolinas' premiere of Disney's Tony-winning Newsies; the thriller Dial M for Murder; Andrew Lloyd Webber’s masterful Evita and the Southeastern premiere of Saturday Night Fever!

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Arts Center

Located in the heart of Hilton Head Island, the award winning regional Arts Center of Coastal Carolina is a remarkable showcase for professional performing and visual arts, as well as cultural festivals and educational outreach.

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Shows & Performances

Here is brief list of our upcoming events at the Arts Center. To see a full list of shows, please click here.
The Second City’s Cure for the Common Comedy
Aug.31 - Sept. 2, 2017
Chicago’s legendary comedy theater and an American treasure for over 50 years. Since its debut, The Second City has been a launching pad for comedians, actors, directors and others working in show business.
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Hotel California
Sept. 5-7, 2017
The #1 Eagles Tribute Band! For more than two decades, HOTEL CALIFORNIA has touched the hearts of fans all over the world, by faithfully and accurately reproducing the Grammy award winning sounds of the Eagles. See how a spirited blend of originality and the pursuit of excellence have taken HOTEL CALIFORNIA to a level of international recognition normally reserved only for gold and platinum recording artists.
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The Color Purple
October 4-22, 2017
The Arts Center is proud to present the South Carolina Premiere of The Color Purple! From Alice Walker’s bestseller and Stephen Spielberg’s Oscar-nominated film comes a stage musical with a fresh, joyous score of jazz, ragtime, gospel and blues. Hailed as “One of the greatest revivals ever!” by New York Magazine, The Color Purple is the epic tale of 40-years in the life of a family in rural Georgia.
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Upcoming Workshops

For the Love of Acting
Ages 6-8
Tuesdays 9/26-10/31
This fun and active 6-week session uses games, movement and story-telling to teach the art of acting. Plan on tons of fun in the spotlight!
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For the Love of Acting
Ages 9-13
Wednesdays, 9/27-11/1
While still using fun acting games and improvisation, kids ages 9-14 will start to develop skills needed for monologues and scene work. A typical class will include a physical and vocal warm-up, acting games and one-on-one work with monologues and short scenes.
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Ailey II Master Dance Class
Saturday, Nov. 11
10:00 am (90 minutes)
Each 90 minute master class emphasizes focus, discipline, and classical technique as practiced by the Ailey II company.
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Pilobolus Master Dance Class
Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018
5:30 pm (90 minutes)
Dancers, take your training to the next level and reinvigorate your creative impulses using Pilobolus’s signature techniques of improvisation and movement creation. The 90 minute class includes partnering, collaborative choreography, and peer to peer feedback. This class is designed to stretch your limits as a mover, and performer.
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Feature Spotlight

The Second City's Cure for the Common Comedy! will be onstage August 31, September 1-2 at 8pm.

Chicago’s legendary sketch and improv comedy theater is edgy, thought-provoking and always spectacularly funny, with their cutting-edge satire.

Tickets are $45 may be purchased at the Box Office (843-842-2787) and online at!

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Special Events

Arts Center Festival & Special Benefit Events are a wonderful way to celebrate the arts. To see a full list of special events, please click here.

October 25, 2017
Tee Off Fore the Arts
The 14th Annual golf tournament at Wexford Golf & Tennis Club includes the mixed doubles round robin tennis tournament added last spring. Enjoy a perfect day on the links or the court in support of Arts Center programming! More Info
November 25, 2017
Community Christmas Tree Lighting & Holly Day Art Market
Santa, Mrs. Claus and their trusty reindeer Rudolph will help kick off the holiday season at the Town’s Official Christmas Tree Lighting, here at the Arts Center! Start your holiday shopping early at the Holly Day Art Market and support local artists who will be on site with jewelry, art, crafts, Christmas treasures and more!
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Current Openings
Employment Opportunities
On-going need for part-time Over Hire and/or Running Crew positions. Must be able to lift 50 pounds and have own transportation. Email Resume and Cover Letter to Dir. of Production, Brian Riley: No calls or additional materials. More Info

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Subscriptions for the 2017/18 Season have begun! Single tickets are on sale for the remaining shows in the 2016/17 season, "Sister Act" and "Mamma Mia." Subscribers enjoy many benefits in addition to saving on theater series shows including discounts on an additional presenting and theater performance during the season, free theater ticket exchanges (a $4 savings), priority seating in advance of the general public, and discounts at the lobby bar. Information on the 2017/18 season line-up can be found on the Subscriptions page and the Theater Series page!
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A Warm Welcome

Located in the heart of Hilton Head Island, the award winning regional Arts Center of Coastal Carolina is a remarkable showcase for professional performing and visual arts, as well as cultural festivals and educational outreach. This is proof that life on our legendary white sand shores is so much more than a day at the beach. The Arts Center of Coastal Carolina is a focus for all that's entertaining, moving and wonderful in the arts. Our goal is to delight you, entertain you, challenge you, and help you explore new vistas. Each year the Arts Center produces five plays or musicals, from concept to curtain call, featuring outstanding direction, superb production design and talented performers. » Read More

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