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Posted on: March 13, 2020

City of Charleston March 13, 2020 Coronavirus Update: Most Recent Cancelations and Postponements

The city of Charleston today announced the postponement of the upcoming Trust and Security Community Summit, sponsored by the city and Mayor’s Clergy Advisory Council, which was scheduled to take place at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, March 16, 2020 at Greater St. Luke AME Church. A new date will be announced as soon as possible.

Those with questions about this event can contact Mike Whack at whackm@charleston-sc.gov or 843-990-3470.

Starting Saturday, March 14, Charleston Stage performances at the Dock Street Theater will be suspended through at least March 31.

Additionally, the Charleston Gaillard Center’s Board and Management Team today announced their decision to close the Martha and John M. Rivers Performance Hall to large gatherings through April 16, 2020.

Based on this announcement, the following events have been canceled:

  • Charleston Symphony Orchestra’s Mendelssohn’s Scottish Symphony on March 27 and 28
  • MasterChef Junior Live! on March 29
  • The Play That Goes Wrong on March 31
  • Philharmonix on April 14

At this time, all performances set to occur after April 16, 2020 remain scheduled. Gaillard Center and city officials will continue to monitor the situation as it evolves and will make adjustments as needed.

All other city events and meetings are under active review and more announcements are expected over the coming days.

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