Partner Dorothy D’Anna

Queer Places:
Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St, Charleston, SC 29401, Stati Uniti

Image result for Carol Lyons 2011Carol "Kit" Carr Lyons (December 17, 1927 – June 7, 2011) was an American actress. She performed in a number of different roles throughout her career.[1]

Lyons was born on December 17, 1927, in Providence, Rhode Island, to Harold and Gladys Carr. She attended the University of Maine, graduating with a major in theatre.[1]

Lyons worked as a theatre teacher in Buffalo, New York, and East Aurora before moving to Charleston, South Carolina in 1961.[1] She founded the Little Theatre School in the Dock Street Theatre with her partner Dorothy D’Anna.[1][2] She was the co-director and costume designer at the Theatre for Children in the Footlight Players Workshop for 25 years, eventually progressing to manager of the main Footlight Players.[1]

In addition to her work at the Footlight Players, she worked at the Charleston Dog Training Club and performed with the Fancy Free Cloggers.[1]

She died on June 7, 2011.[1]


Dock Street Theatre


  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/queerplaces/images/Carol_Lyons