Spoleto box office opens as festival approaches

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — With the start of the Spoleto Festival USA looming, the festival box office is opening.

The box office opens Monday at the Gaillard Municipal Auditorium in Charleston. There are no handling fees for performances for the internationally known arts festival if tickets are bought at the box office.

This year’s Spoleto will light up stages in Charleston from May 25 through June 9.

Highlights of this year’s Spoleto include the American premiere of the Philip Glass opera “Kepler,” a concert by vocalist k.d. lang, and the return of Dublin’s Gate Theatre.

This is the 36th season for Spoleto.

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