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Raleigh -- Sat., May 27, 2017 at 2:00 PM ( Tue., May. 23, 2017 - Sun., May. 28, 2017 )

North Carolina Theatre: Matilda the Musical

Winner of 50 international awards, including The Tony Award®, and one of the biggest hits on Broadway, Matilda the Musical is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Based on of the novel by Roald Dahl.
May 27 @ 2:00 PM - This event will be audio described for the visually impaired

Memorial Auditorium at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. -- (919) 831-6941; nct@nctheatre.com , http://nctheatre.com/shows/matilda
Starting at $25

Flat Rock -- Sat., May 27, 2017 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., May. 19, 2017 - Sat., Jun. 3, 2017 )

Flat Rock Playhouse: A Tuna Christmas

Need a little Christmas now? By popular demand, Scott Treadway and Preston Dyar serve up Christmas a little early this year with this comedy featuring the residents of Tuna, Texas – the “third smallest” town in the state.

Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage. -- (828) 693-0731 , http://flatrockplayhouse.org/
$50-$15

Asheville -- Sat., May 27, 2017 at 2:00 PM

Western North Carolina Jazz Society: Michael Jefry Stevens Trio

Performed by Michael Jefry Stevens, piano; Bryan McConnell, bass; Sonny Thornton, drums

Performing music from the "Great American Songbook"

Pack Library. -- (917) 916-1363
Free

Raleigh -- Sat., May 27, 2017 at 3:00 PM ( Fri., May. 26, 2017 - Sat., May. 27, 2017 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: Downrange: Voices from the Homefront

Downrange: Voices from the Homefront, by Mike Wiley, Directed by Deb Royals.

Raleigh Little Theatre Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre. -- (919) 821-3111; boxoffice@raleighlittletheatre.org , http://raleighlittletheatre.org/
$

Durham -- Sat., May 27, 2017 at 6:30 PM ( Sat., May. 20, 2017 - Mon., May. 29, 2017 )

Bartlett Theater: The Seagull

Performed by Beth Ritson; Jon Parker Douglas; Adam Kampouris; Moriah Williams; Emily Barrett Rieder; Joey Infinito; Chris Wright (Medvedenko) Jim 0’Brien (Sorin) Shannon Malone; David Klionsky

A site-specific production of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull, adapted by Anya Reiss. This radical new comedic adaptation hopes to carry the original's spirit while delving into the mysteries of the human condition to explore the beauty and tragedy of human feelings. The cast of ten are all NC residents... Read More
No box office available at performance site Rain Dates:  June 3 & 4 @ 6:30 PM

Historic Farmhouse by Eno River State Park. -- (919) 808-2203 , http://BartlettTheater.org
$25

Raleigh -- Sat., May 27, 2017 at 7:00 PM ( Fri., May. 26, 2017 - Sat., May. 27, 2017 )

Burning Coal Theatre Company: KidsWrite 2017 - A Festival of New Plays

An evening of new plays by local students in grades 6-12.  This year's KidsWrite includes: "The Silk Settee" by Emma Dieterle "Voyage" by Sam Woolard "VLOG" by Jessica Jenkins "A Play About Characters..." by Evan Bojvonich "Baggage" by Sydney Rehder "Love You Like A Play Cousin" by Leticia Tuset "Same... Read More

Burning Coal Theatre at the Murphey School. -- (919) 834-4001 , http://www.burningcoal.org/
$10

Montreat -- Sat., May 27, 2017 at 7:00 PM

The Rutherford Chamber Consort: All-Beethoven Program Concert

Performed by Sharon Lawrence, violin; Susan Blumberg, violin; Simon Ertz, viola; Kara Poorbaugh, viola; Brenda Leonard, cello; Christopher Tavernier, piano

A program entirely of Beethoven, celebrating several gems from the master's pen:  Piano Trio, op. 70, No. 1 in D major; Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major, op. 53; and the String Quintet in C major, op. 29.

Chapel of the Prodigal. -- (828) 245-3282 , http://rutherfordchamberconsort.com
Free (donations gratefully accepted)

Cary -- Sat., May 27, 2017 at 7:00 PM ( Thu., May. 25, 2017 - Sun., May. 28, 2017 )

The Cary Theater, Town of Cary: Frantz

The Cary Theater. -- (919) 462-2051 , http://thecarytheater.com
$5

Raleigh -- Sat., May 27, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Historic Oakwood Cemetery: Glory in the Meeting House

Glory in the Meeting House: Music Inspired by Oakwood Cemetery - Traditional and original folk tunes performed by Oakwood Cemetery's musician-in-residence, Philip Sasser, and other local musicians. 
This event will take place at the mausoleum.

Historic Oakwood Cemetery. -- (919) 832-6077
Free

Raleigh -- Sat., May 27, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Tue., May. 23, 2017 - Sun., May. 28, 2017 )

North Carolina Theatre: Matilda the Musical

Winner of 50 international awards, including The Tony Award®, and one of the biggest hits on Broadway, Matilda the Musical is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Based on of the novel by Roald Dahl.
May 27 @ 2:00 PM - This event will be audio described for the visually impaired

Memorial Auditorium at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. -- (919) 831-6941; nct@nctheatre.com , http://nctheatre.com/shows/matilda
Starting at $25

Asheville -- Sat., May 27, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., May. 26, 2017 - Sat., May. 27, 2017 )

Asheville Ballet: "Spring Into Dance: An Artistic Bouquet"

Eight resident choreographers, three composers, and two visual artists have created a bouquet of dance for your delight. Ranging in styles from classical ballet to contemporary, and in moods from joyful and humorous to thought-provoking, the artists have put together a visual and aural feast not to be matched.
Guests are encouraged to bring cushions for up front viewing.

Diana Wortham Theatre. -- (828) 257-4530; ashevilleballet@att.net , http://www.ashevilleballet.com/
$40-$12

Cary -- Sat., May 27, 2017 at 7:30 PM

Koka Booth Amphitheatre, North Carolina Symphony: Opening Night - New World Symphony & "Play with the Pros"

Performed by David Glover, conductor; Jonah Krolik, cello

Memorial Day weekend, hear Dvořák’s take on American music in his ever-popular “New World” Symphony and Sibelius’ pride in his own native Finland. Experience a rousing overture by Verdi and witness the exceptional talent of our 2016 Youth Concerto Competition winner in Dvořák’s... Read More

Koka Booth Amphitheatre at Regency Park. -- (919) 733-2750 , http://www.ncsymphony.org/
Subscription and individual tickets available; Lawn Seating for Children 12 and Under is Free

Chapel Hill -- Sat., May 27, 2017 at 7:30 PM

UNC Chapel Hill Department of Music: Richard Luby Symposium - Student Recital II

For a full schedule of Richard Luby Symposium events, click HERE. For UNC Parking information, click HERE.

Person Recital Hall. -- (919) 962-1039 , http://music.unc.edu/2016/05/13/luby-symposium-events/
Free

Flat Rock -- Sat., May 27, 2017 at 8:00 PM ( Fri., May. 19, 2017 - Sat., Jun. 3, 2017 )

Flat Rock Playhouse: A Tuna Christmas

Need a little Christmas now? By popular demand, Scott Treadway and Preston Dyar serve up Christmas a little early this year with this comedy featuring the residents of Tuna, Texas – the “third smallest” town in the state.

Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage. -- (828) 693-0731 , http://flatrockplayhouse.org/
$50-$15

Charlotte -- Sat., May 27, 2017 at 8:00 PM ( Fri., May. 12, 2017 - Sun., May. 28, 2017 )

Theatre Charlotte: Memphis

Memphis the Musical, book & lyrics by Joe DiPietro, music & lyrics by David Bryan: A Tony Award-winning musical set in 1950s Memphis, as rock-'n-roll was exploding and crossing racial barriers. Directed by Tony Award-winning Corey Mitchell.

Theatre Charlotte. -- (704) 376-3777 , http://www.theatrecharlotte.org
$27

Raleigh -- Sat., May 27, 2017 at 8:00 PM ( Sat., May. 27, 2017 - Sun., May. 28, 2017 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: Grounded

Performed by Michelle Murray Wells

Grounded, by Geroge Brant, directed by Jerome Davis.

Raleigh Little Theatre Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre. -- (919) 821-3111; boxoffice@raleighlittletheatre.org , http://raleighlittletheatre.org/
$

Cary -- Sat., May 27, 2017 at 9:30 PM ( Fri., May. 12, 2017 - Sat., May. 27, 2017 )

The Cary Theater, Town of Cary: Growing Up Smith

The Cary Theater. -- (919) 462-2051 , http://thecarytheater.com
$5

Raleigh -- Sun., May 28, 2017 at 1:50 PM ( Sun., May. 28, 2017 - Sun., Jul. 23, 2017 )

PineCone: Shape Note Sing (Raleigh)

PineCone with Shape-Note Singers sponsor a monthly event for shape-note singers to gather in their tradition.  Beginners are welcomed and music is provided.
This event will take place in the Chapel at Mordecai Historic Park.

Mordecai Historic Park. -- For directions, call (919) 781-3596 , http://www.pinecone.org/
Free.

Raleigh -- Sun., May 28, 2017 at 2:00 PM ( Tue., May. 23, 2017 - Sun., May. 28, 2017 )

North Carolina Theatre: Matilda the Musical

Winner of 50 international awards, including The Tony Award®, and one of the biggest hits on Broadway, Matilda the Musical is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Based on of the novel by Roald Dahl.
May 27 @ 2:00 PM - This event will be audio described for the visually impaired

Memorial Auditorium at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. -- (919) 831-6941; nct@nctheatre.com , http://nctheatre.com/shows/matilda
Starting at $25

Flat Rock -- Sun., May 28, 2017 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., May. 19, 2017 - Sat., Jun. 3, 2017 )

Flat Rock Playhouse: A Tuna Christmas

Need a little Christmas now? By popular demand, Scott Treadway and Preston Dyar serve up Christmas a little early this year with this comedy featuring the residents of Tuna, Texas – the “third smallest” town in the state.

Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage. -- (828) 693-0731 , http://flatrockplayhouse.org/
$50-$15

Cary -- Sun., May 28, 2017 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., May. 25, 2017 - Sun., May. 28, 2017 )

The Cary Theater, Town of Cary: Frantz

The Cary Theater. -- (919) 462-2051 , http://thecarytheater.com
$5

Chapel Hill -- Sun., May 28, 2017 at 2:00 PM

UNC Chapel Hill Department of Music: Richard Luby Symposium - Student Recital III

For a full schedule of Richard Luby Symposium events, click HERE. For UNC Parking information, click HERE.

Person Recital Hall. -- (919) 962-1039 , http://music.unc.edu/2016/05/13/luby-symposium-events/
Free

Charlotte -- Sun., May 28, 2017 at 2:30 PM ( Fri., May. 12, 2017 - Sun., May. 28, 2017 )

Theatre Charlotte: Memphis

Memphis the Musical, book & lyrics by Joe DiPietro, music & lyrics by David Bryan: A Tony Award-winning musical set in 1950s Memphis, as rock-'n-roll was exploding and crossing racial barriers. Directed by Tony Award-winning Corey Mitchell.

Theatre Charlotte. -- (704) 376-3777 , http://www.theatrecharlotte.org
$27

Raleigh -- Sun., May 28, 2017 at 3:00 PM ( Sun., May. 14, 2017 - Sun., Jul. 23, 2017 )

PineCone: Irish Music Jam Session

A weekly Irish music session that combines teaching and playing.  Musicians of all levels are welcome, as are folks to sit back and enjoy the music.

Tir na nOg Irish Pub. -- (919) 664-8302 , http://www.pinecone.org/
Free

Raleigh -- Sun., May 28, 2017 at 3:00 PM ( Sat., May. 27, 2017 - Sun., May. 28, 2017 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: Grounded

Performed by Michelle Murray Wells

Grounded, by Geroge Brant, directed by Jerome Davis.

Raleigh Little Theatre Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre. -- (919) 821-3111; boxoffice@raleighlittletheatre.org , http://raleighlittletheatre.org/
$