5 to Check Out at Spoleto Festival – Tuesday

Australian physical theater company Circa performs What Will Have Been at Emmett Robinson Theatre at College of Charleston. (Source: Andy Phillipson)

Spoleto Festival USA is a world-renowned arts festival that continues its 43rd season Tuesday, with performances in opera, theater, dance and chamber, symphonic, choral and jazz music.

We’re already up to the 12th day of the annual event. So if you haven’t sampled any of the amazing performances, time is running out to be part of this year’s arts celebration!

Here are five items on the schedule that are worth a look. We’ve also included links where you can purchase tickets, read more about the performance and purchase tickets.

 

Circa

6 p.m. -Emmett Robinson Theatre at College of Charleston

Three intrepid acrobats perform mesmerizing feats against a soundscape of Bach—played live by a violinist—fused with spine-tingling electronica.

Click here to purchase tickets and see other performance times.

 

 

The Fever

7 p.m. – Woolfe Street Playhouse

Performed in complete collaboration with the audience, The Fever begins as a simple story about an ordinary party and evolves into a spellbinding examination of how we assemble, organize, and care for the bodies around us.

Click here to purchase tickets and see other scheduled performances.

 

 

St. John Passion

7:30 p.m. – Charleston Gaillard Center

Bach’s monumental work explores the grave solemnity and glorious redemption of Christ’s crucifixion—performed by Westminster Choir, Charleston Symphony Orchestra Chorus, and the Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra.

Click here to purchase tickets.

 

 

What Girls Are Made Of

8 p.m. – Memminger Auditorium

Based on her meticulously detailed teenage diaries, Cora Bissett performs her own rollercoaster journey from the rock-star girl she was, singing in a hot indie band in Scotland, to the woman she wanted to be.

Click here to purchase tickets and see other scheduled performances.

 

 

The Fever

9 p.m. – Woolfe Street Playhouse

Performed in complete collaboration with the audience, The Fever begins as a simple story about an ordinary party and evolves into a spellbinding examination of how we assemble, organize, and care for the bodies around us.

Click here to purchase tickets and see other scheduled performances.