Woolfe Street Playhouse

About the Village Repertory

Village Rep Co.

Twenty years ago Charleston’s theater scene primarily consisted of two community theater companies presenting traditional plays and musicals in large size venues. Very few lesser known dramas or musicals were presented and safe fare was the norm. Today, the Village Repertory Co. regularly broadens the cultural arts scene with bold productions of challenging new and established works. There are now more than 15 theatre companies of all shapes and sizes in Charleston. The Village Rep is proud to have been a leader in raising the bar on theatrical diversity, inventive programming and artistic excellence in our community.

Under the leadership of founding Artistic Director Keely Enright and Managing Director Dave Reinwald, the company has built an impeccable reputation for consistent theatrical excellence and nuanced cannon of work that is like no other in the community.

After eleven successful years of operating in a converted storefront space in suburban Mt Pleasant, the Village Rep moved into a century old meat packing warehouse on a blighted street in the former industrial center of peninsula Charleston. After more than 18 months of fundraising, planning and development, the unique property has been transformed, ready to serve as a cultural anchor for the rapidly redeveloping Upper King “arts corridor.”

The relaxed environment, in which audience members sit comfortably sipping wine around small, candlelit tables creates a physical and emotional intimacy.

— Charleston Today

The Village Repertory Co. has produced more than 100 mainstage productions in the last decade and currently welcomes more than 10,000 patrons into the Playhouse each year.

The Village Repertory Co. is a 501 (c) 3 organization, a proud member of Theatre Communications Group–a national organization of professional theatres across America, as well as a member of the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce. Federal ID Number: 30-0137284

The Village Repertory Co. is funded in part by the SC Arts Commission, The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation and the City of Charleston.

The Village Staff

Keely Enright

Producing Artistic Director

David Reinwald

Managing Director

Robbie Thomas

Associate Artistic Director

Price Long

Sound Technician

Julie Ziff


Kara Shannon

Stage Manager

Sierra Garland

Company Stage Manager

Eileen Easler

Marketing Coordinator

Past Seasons

We are proud of the many Tony, Obie and Pulitzer Prize winning productions that have graced our stages. Here is our list of all mainstage works produced since we opened our doors in 2001.

Season 1: 2001
Tony n Tina's Wedding
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
War of the Worlds
Swingtime Canteen
Dinner with Friends
The Women
Season 2: 2002
Sweet Bird of Youth
How I Learned to Drive
The Little Foxes
Bugsy Malone
What's Wrong With This Picture?
Harold Arlen - Behind the Rainbow
How About Nightingales
The Shape of Things
Season 3: 2003
Private Lives
Love Rides the Rails
The Christmas Nuptials of TnT
Mornings at Seven
Hoagy Carmichael - Stardust Man
Frankie and Johnny and the Claire du Lune
12 Angry Men
Season 4: 2004
Suddenly Last Summer
Les Liasons Dangerous
Louis Prima - The Wild One
Into the Woods
Collected Stories
The Front Page
Season 5: 2005
The Fourth Wall (Southeastern Premiere)
The Passion of Dracula
A Little Night Music
Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol
The House of Blue Leaves
Grace and Glorie
Toys in the Attic
The Philadelphia Story
Season 6: 2006
The Good Doctor
Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol
The Subject was Roses
Glengarry Glen Ross
Absurd Person Singular
Night of the Iquana
She Loves Me
Season 7: 2007
Gypsy - A Musical Fable
A Christmas Story
Rounding Third
Enchanted April
The Mammologues
Always, Patsy Cline
Season 8: 2008
Speed the Plow
A Christmas Story
War of the Worlds - The Night that Panicked America
A Flea in Her Ear
Ring of Fire
The Twilight Zone
Season 9: 2009
The Little Dog
Awake and Sing
Valentine Nuptials
Dead Man's Cell Phone
An Ideal Husband
Season 10: 2010
Oliver Twist
The Marvelous Wonderettes
The Drowsy Chaperone
Farragut North
The Sunset Years
August: Osage County
Season 11: 2011
Strangers on a Train
The Winter Wonderettes
The Turn of the Screw
The Trip to Bountiful
God of Carnage
Red, White and Cash
A Streetcar Named Desire
Season 12: 2012
The Man Who Came to Dinner
The Divine Sister
The Whipping Man
The Liar
Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
A Christmas Carol
Robin Hood
Season 13: 2013
Fallen Angels
The Woman in Black
The Hound of the Baskervilles
A Christmas Carol
The Other Place
Monty Python's Spamalot
Happy in the Poor House
Season 14: 2014
The Lyons
The Wild Party
London Wall
Blood and Gifts
The History Boys
The Explorer's Club
The Transcendents
Season 15: 2015
One Man,Two Guvnors
Grey Gardens
Byhalia, Mississippi
The Nether
Discord: The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens, and Leo Tolstoy
Rock of Ages
Season 16: 2016
My Fair Lady
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
The Father
An Act of God
Sex With Strangers
Season 17: 2017
Sweeney Todd
The Effect
Dry Powder
Marjorie Prime
I'll Eat You Last
Season 18: 2018
Treasure Island
Night of the Living Dead
Vanity Fair
Daddy Long Legs
Ben Butler
Need to Know
Season 19: 2019
Summer and Smoke
Mary Page Marlowe
And Then There Were None
All is Calm
Summer Comfort
Season 20: 2020
Summer Comfort- The Life and Music of John Denver and Linda Ronstadt
Christmas Comfort- A Musical Tribute to the Holiday Hits of the 1970s
Croce and Carole- The Life and Music of Jim Croce and Carole King
Season 21: 2021
The Legendary Dolly P
California Dreamin- Laurel Canyon Part 1
Ladies of the Canyon -Laurel Canyon Part Two
The Boys of Summer- Laurel Canyon Part 3
A Kiss for Luck
Season 22: 2022
Christmas Comfort Returns
Ladies of the Canyon at the Charleston Music Hall
I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard
Sail Away- A Yacht Rock Tribute

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The Village Rep

The Village Repertory Co. is a non profit professional theatre company, producing drama, comedy, and musicals with a special emphasis on the finest plays of the 20th Century.  As the theatre company in residence at the Woolfe Street Playhouse, our aim is to bring lesser known classics and new works to life in a unique environment:  The Village Rep creates theatre that breaks down the barriers between the performer and the audience. We create for our community, from within our community, working with Charleston's local ensemble of actors and artists.

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