Spoleto, Others Eye $100 Million-Plus Stage Renovation

“The Gaillard Municipal Auditorium, Charleston’s largest performance venue and an essential stage for local arts groups and Spoleto Festival USA, will undergo extensive renovations beginning as early as 2011 if enough money can be raised to pay the hefty price tag. The project likely would cost more than $100 million,” and “a $20 million matching gift already has been committed.”