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Just over 30 years ago, Carlo Colla and Sons Marionette Company made its Spoleto Festival USA debut. It was the start of a long relationship: The Italian troupe, unmatched in its ability to bring wooden puppets to life onstage, makes its seventh Spoleto appearance in […]

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Find yourself chanting “USA! USA! USA!” even more than usual these days? You’re not alone—we’ve got Olympic fever around here, too. We can’t get enough of the spectacle, the drama, the successes, the tears, the world-class performers—err, athletes. In fact, when we started thinking about […]

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Every year, the Wells Fargo Festival Finale serves as the bittersweet climax of the Festival—marking the end of another season but doing so in a celebratory blaze of glory. Friends and families pack picnics and spread blankets on the grounds of Middleton Place for a full […]

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The 41st season may be coming to a close but there are still plenty of chances to experience the magic of the Festival during closing weekend. Don’t miss your chance to see these world-class performances in the Holy City through June 11. Hailed as “comedic brilliance” […]

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There are a myriad of characteristics that make Spoleto Festival USA a truly unique festival. One of those special attributes is the close proximity of our venues which makes show hopping during the Festival a breeze. Get to know the nooks and crannies of Charleston […]

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