Welcome to the Spoleto Festival USA journal.

Delve deeper into the stories that make up the fabric of the Festival.

May 2022

A Spoleto Festival USA classic, the Bank of America Chamber Music series returns to Dock Street today with the first of its 11 programs and audience members may notice something is a little different. Draped behind this year’s ensemble is a brand new backdrop, setting […]

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Celebrated choreographer Reggie Wilson and the Fist and Heel Performance Group conjures some surprising truths in his “post-African/neo-HooDoo modern dance” performance POWER set to take on the College of Charleston Sottile Theatre on May 28 and 29. Here is what you should know: With a […]

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One of the two world premiere operas at this year’s Festival is Unholy Wars and you are not going to want to miss Grammy Award-winning tenor Karim Sulayman debut this intimate new work. Here is what you should know: Over the course of 70 minutes, a […]

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Keeping the tradition alive, #SpoletoSips is back. We have partnered up with select Charleston bars and restaurants to create signature Festival-inspired drinks for you to sip during Spoleto and here is where you can find them. All locations are either downtown or a short distance […]

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Kicking-off our 46th season is the Festival Feast dinner on the evening of May 26 and here is what you should know: A cultural and culinary synthesis unlike any before, we will follow the story of Omar and the culinary traditions originating in Senegal and […]

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