Our 2021 Season of live theatre has been interrupted by a non-Covid related issue.

We are very sorry to have had to cancel Daphne’s Dive and postpone The Brothers Size. These decisions were not easy for us given the time we’ve been away from producing live and in-person productions.

Watch for our return to the stage in February of 2022 with a full season of live and in-person theatre productions for your enjoyment.

Thank you for your patience, and please support theatre and the arts in Camden.

Check out our PAST PRODUCTIONS page to see the work we’ve been bringing to our stage.

Anchoring The Neighborhood Arts Scene

Please help us keep the light of theatre and art burning brightly here in Camden by supporting our theatre with a gift to SCTC during this time of giving. Your gift will help us continue to bring professional theatre to our stage. A gift of $50, $100 or $500 will help us to meet our goal of $10,000 to help cover the costs of running the theatre and producing our productions.

South Camden Theatre Company and The Waterfront South Theatre are essential members of the growing arts district and association in the Waterfront South neighborhood. We were the first arts organization formed and are considered the anchor of this thriving arts community. South Camden Theatre Company is also a professional theatre company. Your donation of any size will help us to meet the demands of producing four main stage productions each season along with running the Waterfront South Theatre building. Camden FireWorks, an artist loft space & gallery,  The Camden Shipyard and Maritime MuseumBrigid’s House and the Nick Virgilio Writers House along with the existing artist studio of Mickey McGrath’s BeeStill Studios, and Camden’s Center For Environmental Transformation, and the Heart Of Camden‘sMichael J. Doyle Field House, and the Camden Sophisticated Sisters, you’ll find plenty of art, theatre, history, gardening and more in the Waterfront South Arts neighborhood. Visit www.waterfrontsouthcamden.com to learn more.

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Our Latest News

South Camden Theatre Company Is Happy To Welcome Their New Interim Artistic Director, Dawn Varava

The theatre company would like to thank retiring Artistic Director Raymond Croce, Sr. for serving the Company since June of 2016 The Board of Directors of South Camden Theatre Company is excited to announce that they have chosen an Interim … Continued

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SCTC Welcomes Theatre-Goers Back To In-Person Theatre With The Regional Premiere of Quiara Alegrîa Hudes’ “Daphne’s Dive”

CAMDEN, NEW JERSEY, August 3, 2021 – South Camden Theatre Company and the Waterfront South Theatre in Camden, NJ, are proud to announce that we are once again reopening to live audiences. Our production, the regional premiere of Quiara Alegrîa Hudes’ “Daphne’s Dive” will open … Continued

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Here’s what we’re doing to keep you, our staff, and the artists on stage safe and comfortable.

• Temperatures are taken at the door.

• A sanitization station is located just inside.

• Your vaccination card will be checked at the door.

• Masks are required while inside the building.

• We are deep cleaning our space before each performance.

• We will not be selling concessions during our productions.

• If you’ve not purchased a ticket in advance, you will be required to provide your full name, address, and contact phone number. 

Exceptions to our vaccination policy will only be made for people with a medical or religious exemption. These guests must show proof of a negative PCR test taken within 36 hours of the performance time.

The Areas Hottest Off-Broadway Theatre

The Waterfront South Theatre, located just a block west of Broadway and Ferry Avenues in the historic Waterfront South neighborhood of Camden, is the first theatre built in Camden, New Jersey in more than 100 years. This gorgeous state-of-the-art theater was designed to be reminiscent of Walt’s Cafe, the bar, that once stood on this corner until 1967. Thanks to the Heart of Camden, The Domenica Foundation, Ignarri Lummis Architects, and others, this grand space has been home to South Camden Theatre Company since the fall of 2010.

Today, 96 seats and thousands of theatre patrons a year have replaced the bar stools and shipyard workers that at one time called this corner of Camden “home”.

THE WATERFRONT SOUTH THEATRE

THE DOMENICA HALL AUDITORIUM

OUR CONCESSION AREA

OUR HALL OF HISTORY

THE WATERFRONT SOUTH THEATRE LOBBY

SCTC’S REHEARSAL SPACE

The Domenica Hall Auditorium accommodates 96 people and is a completely accessible facility.

CLICK to learn more about the Waterfront South Theatre and to see how you can use the space.

Watch some of our latest videos

Watch as artists of color use art, poetry, and song to tell you how they feel about the current situation across the United States.

Our Artistic Director, Raymond Croce, Sr. speaks about our 15th Anniversary and the 10th Anniversary of the Waterfront South Theatre.

Actors speak about their experiences working at South Camden Theatre Company.

Actors talk about their feelings, emotions and experiences they’ve had while working at the Waterfront South Theatre.

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Funding has been made possible in part by the Camden County Cultural & Heritage Commission at Camden County College, through the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.