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PURE Theatre

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PURE - A Jewel in Charleston's Crown

PURE is always an amazing theater experience, now made even more so in their new space on Cannon... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wonderful night of drama and humor

My wife and I had intended to see a play one of the nights we were staying in Charleston, and the... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Lombard, Illinois
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“PURE - A Jewel in Charleston's Crown”
17 Mar 2018
“Enjoyable Evening ”
Since 2003, the ensemble actors of Charleston’s acclaimed PURE Theatre have built a solid reputation for artistic excellence in provocative contemporary theatre. The 20 professional actors comprising the Core Ensemble are the soul of PURE’s work...more
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477 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6231
+1 843-723-4444
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Reviewed 1 week ago

PURE is always an amazing theater experience, now made even more so in their new space on Cannon Street. The new venue is beautiful and has maintained the intimate setting that was so appealing in the former King Street facility. Sharon Graci and her ensemble...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank missmaryincharleston
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I sew Pure's production of this Random World. The play was brilliant. Throughly entertaining. Forthe most part the cast did a very good job. My only complaint was that some of the lines were quite funny, but were not dekivered in a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

My wife and I had intended to see a play one of the nights we were staying in Charleston, and the Pure Theatre came highly recommended. So we attended their opening of "Father Comes Home from the Wars," a Civil War play told from the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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PURE T, Artistic Director at PURE Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thank you for your review of PURE and our work, Lance W! If you lived in Charleston, we would love to call you a season subscriber, so give it some thought... Given that moving may not be in the cards, just know that we'll be...More

Reviewed 12 March 2017

PURE Theater is simply the most intimate, top notch theater experience in Charleston. The small stadium style seating allows for a great view in every seat. The talent is top notch and I am continually impressed with the storylines, execution, and talent. A must in...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank jfkdawgs
Reviewed 21 November 2016

All too frequently American efforts at an Irish accent are way off the mark.. all Hollywood, no Irish. This was different in that they had an excellent grasp of Irish accents and carried that off with aplomb. In only a rare few places did the...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Aughlin
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is a small affordable theater. We saw The Christians and it was excellent. Five actors on a simple unchanging stage set showed how one small theological idea can cause major schisms.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Christine P
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The production we saw had 5 actors each of whom did an excellent job. They carried the story line in a compelling and dramatic way. All were top tier. The scenery was minimal but totally adequate for the show. The ticket price was reasonable and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I love the arts and have acted in a small theatre back in my hometown, so when my hubby and I came across PURE Theatre downtown-I knew I had to check out a show. We attended a "pay what you will" performance of "The Christians"....More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank brittanymiller777
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Outstanding, innovative, creative, intimate. Courageous programming. Great acting ,especially Sharon Graci herself in the Testament of Mary.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank judy h
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We recently took in a production, Buyer & Cellar, at the PURE Theatre. It was honestly amazing. Good theatre sweeps people up into the story, and PURE Theatre certainly delivers. Kind of a no-nonsense store front turned theatre. Inside is nice art and a most...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank ahhaterry
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16 December 2016|
Response from PURE T | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for reaching out! PURE is casual and cozy. Dress comfortably! Hope to see you soon!
8 November 2016|
Response from PURE T | Property representative |
Hi there! The Beauty Queen of Leenane ends at 9:30. Let us know if you have any additional questions, and thanks so much for reaching out!
8 November 2016|
Response from Patty8888 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on what the play is.