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Greensboro -- Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 at 4:00 PM

Eastern Music Festival: Master Class - Anne Akiko Meyers

Sternberger Auditorium, Founders Hall. -- (336) 272-0160 , http://easternmusicfestival.org/
Free

Highlands -- Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 at 6:00 PM

Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival: Concert 13

Performed by Alexandra Preucil, violin; Andrew Yee, cello; Julio Elizalde and William Ransom, piano

Beethoven's 6th Symphony

Highlands Performing Arts Center. -- (828) 526-9060; (828) 227-ARTS , http://www.h-cmusicfestival.org/
Adults $33; Students (under 18) $17

Charlotte -- Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 at 6:00 PM ( Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 - Sat., Jul. 22, 2017 )

Jazz Arts Initiative: The Jazz Room - Corey Wilkes plays Freddie Hubbard

Trumpeter Corey Wilkes pays tribute to Freddie Hubbard, one of jazz’s most powerful and prolific jazz trumpeters from the 1960s onward.

Stage Door Theater. -- TICKETS: (704) 372-1000 or carolinatix.org; INFORMATION: (704) 334-3900, hfrankson@thejazzarts.org , http://www.thejazzarts.org/index.php/jazz-room/the-jazz-room-live-performances
Day of show $16; In Advance $14

Winston-Salem -- Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 at 7:00 PM ( Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 - Sun., Jul. 23, 2017 )

Spring Theatre: Singin' in the Rain JR

Singin’ in the Rain JR. has been faithfully and lovingly adapted by Broadway legends Betty Comden and Adolph Green from their original award-winning screenplay, which has been dubbed the "greatest movie musical of all time."  Songs by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed include “Good... Read More

Hanesbrands Theatre. -- (336) 747-1414 , http://www.rhodesartscenter.org/2379-2/
$15

Apex -- Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Halle Cultural Arts Center: Family Dance

Traditional dance caller Valerie Helbert will teach fun dances for the whole family: Squares, circles, and more! Enjoy live music from local musicians. No experience or partner required.

Halle Cultural Arts Center. -- (919) 249-1120 , http://thehalle.org/
$2/person, $5/family at the door.

Hendersonville -- Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 at 7:00 PM ( Thu., Jun. 29, 2017 - Sun., Jul. 23, 2017 )

Flat Rock Playhouse: Disney's The Little Mermaid

Journey “under the sea” with Ariel and her aquatic friends in Disney’s The Little Mermaid JR., adapted from Disney’s Broadway production and the Academy Award-winning motion picture.

Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown. -- (828) 693-0731 , http://flatrockplayhouse.org/
$25-$12.50

Durham -- Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 at 7:00 PM ( Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 - Sat., Jul. 22, 2017 )

Durham Regional Theatre: Time Flies

Performed by Teen Theatre Intensive students

A fast, furious, and funny show of 10-minutes plays. Directed by Jenny Justice.

Trinity Avenue Presbyterian Church. -- (919) 286-5717; durhamregionaltheatre@gmail.com , http://durhamregionaltheatre.com/drt-shows/
Free (donations greatly appreciated)

Wilmington -- Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 at 7:00 PM ( Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 - Sun., Jul. 30, 2017 )

Opera Wilmington: Carmen

Opera Wilmington presents Bizet’s Carmen. Starring Chelsea Keane Holmes as the free-spirited and beguiling gyspy, Michael Rallis as Don José, her obsessive lover, Elizabeth McKay Field as Micaëla, his devoted sweetheart, and John Callison as the dashing bullfighter, Escamillo. An evening of love,... Read More
Sung in French with English subtitles and dialogue Related Events: July 21 @ 5:00 PM - Opening champagne dinner reception, $100 (includes ticket to performance) July 28 @ 5:30 PM - Family night at the opera, featuring food and beer trucks July 30 @ 6:00 PM - Post-show cast party reception, free to... Read More

Main Stage Theater, UNCW Cultural Arts Building. -- (910) 962-3500; info@opera-wilmington.org , http://opera-wilmington.org
$50-$20

Raleigh -- Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 - Sun., Jul. 30, 2017 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: The Tempest

The Tempest, by William Shakespeare, adaptation, music, & new lyrics by Todd Almond, conceived by Lear DeBes:  Marooned and left to die on a remote island, Prospero can command spirits, create apparitions, and manipulate the elements. By using his magic, he assembles his enemies to take revenge... Read More

Raleigh Little Theatre (Cantey V. Sutton Theatre). -- (919) 821-3111; boxoffice@raleighlittletheatre.org , http://raleighlittletheatre.org/shows/the-tempest
$

Raleigh -- Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 - Sun., Aug. 6, 2017 )

Theatre In The Park: Glorious!

Glorious! The True Story of Florence Foster Jenkins, the Worst Singer in the World:  In 1940s New York, the performer who everyone wanted to see live was Florence Foster Jenkins, an enthusiastic soprano whose pitch was far from perfect. Based upon a true story, the play spins from Florence's charity recitals and... Read More

Theatre in the Park. -- (919) 831-6058 , http://www.theatreinthepark.com/
Adults $24; Students/Seniors/Military $18; Group Discounts Available

Holly Springs -- Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 - Sat., Jul. 22, 2017 )

Holly Springs Cultural Center: Disney's Alice in Wonderland Jr.

Performed by Spotlight Theatre

Using a variety of puppet styles, Carolina Puppet Theater brings characters to life with engaging personalities and close interaction with the audience. The many hand crafted puppets, from Bartlet the superstar to space ships and aliens, are only the beginning of the experience of getting to know a "real live puppet."

Holly Springs Cultural Center. -- (919) 567-4000; hsculturalcenter@hollyspringsnc.us , http://www.hollyspringsnc.us
$

Charlotte -- Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Jul. 14, 2017 - Sat., Jul. 22, 2017 )

Central Piedmont Community College: Mamma Mia!

CPCC Summer Theatre is excited to present the local premiere of ABBA's Tony Award-winning musical Mamma Mia! Using the hit songs of ABBA, Mamma Mia! tells the hilarious story of a mother, daughter, three possible dads, and a trip down the aisle audiences will never forget. The story-telling magic... Read More

Halton Theater. -- (704) 330-6534 , http://www.facebook.com/cpccarts
$22-$18; Children $10

Brevard -- Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 at 7:30 PM

Brevard Music Center: Mendelssohn Violin Concerto

Performed by Brevard Music Center Orchestra (Neil Thomson, conductor); Mayuko Kamio, violin

LIADOV Eight Russian Folk Songs MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto RACHMANINOFF Symphonic Dances
Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.

Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium. -- (828) 862-2105 , http://brevardmusic.org/
$57-$26; Lawn $15

Raleigh -- Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 at 8:00 PM ( Thu., Jul. 13, 2017 - Sun., Jul. 23, 2017 )

Women's Theatre Festival: Licked Cupcake

Written collectively by the ensemble, Licked Cupcake explores the often intertwined topics of faith, women’s sexuality, and the institutions of power operating around both. The characters journey together to unpack their histories and address which beliefs imposed upon them are holding them back and which... Read More
Tickets:  http://lickedcupcake.brownpapertickets.com

Sonorous Road Theatre, Royal Bakery Building. -- Box Office:  (800) 838-3006 , http://womenstheatrefestival.com
$17

Boone -- Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 at 8:00 PM

An Appalachian Summer Festival: MOMIX - "Opus Cactus"

Known internationally for presenting work of exceptional inventiveness and physical beauty, MOMIX is a company of dancer-illusionists under the direction of Moses Pendleton. “Opus Cactus” will take audiences on a visual and sensory journey through the natural wonders of the American Southwestern desert, bringing the... Read More

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts. -- (828) 262-4046; (800) 841-2787; boxoffice@appstate.edu , http://appsummer.org/schedule/id/momix-opus-cactus
$

Greensboro -- Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 at 8:00 PM

Eastern Music Festival: Young Artists Orchestra

RODRIGO ● Concierto de Aranjuez Allegro con spirito Adagio Allegro gentile Jason Vieaux, guitar ~~~~~~~~Intermission~~~~~~~~ RIMSKY-KORSAKOV ● Scheherazade, op.35 The Sea and Sinbad's Ship (Largo e maestoso; Allegro non troppo) The Legend of the Kalendar Prince (Lento; Andantino; Allegro... Read More

Dana Auditorium. -- (336) 272-0160 , http://easternmusicfestival.org/
$20

Flat Rock -- Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 at 8:00 PM ( Fri., Jul. 7, 2017 - Sat., Jul. 22, 2017 )

Flat Rock Playhouse: The Dixie Swim Club

A hilarious and touching comedy about five Southern women who prove that friendships can last forever.

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

Durham -- Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 at 8:00 PM ( Wed., Jul. 19, 2017 - Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 )

COMPANY: No. 19/Modulations ON FILM

COMPANY performs for a multi-camera shoot directed by Read More

21c Museum Hotel. -- (919) 307-7410; justin@justintornow.com , http://justintornow.com
$

Davidson -- Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 at 8:00 PM ( Thu., Jul. 20, 2017 - Sun., Jul. 30, 2017 )

Davidson Community Players: Boeing Boeing

Boeing Boeing:  It’s the 1960s, and swinging bachelor Bernard couldn’t be happier: a flat in Paris and three gorgeous stewardesses all engaged to him without knowing about each other. But Bernard’s perfect life gets bumpy when his friend Robert comes to stay and a new and speedier Boeing jet throws... Read More
Recommended for ages 12 and up.

Duke Family Performance Hall, Knobloch Campus Center, Davidson College. -- (704) 892-7953 , http://www.davidsoncommunityplayers.org/
In Advance: Adults $29-$25, Seniors (65+) $27-$23, Students (Under 21) $18-$15; At the Door Tickets: Add $3

Durham -- Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 at 8:00 PM ( Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 - Sat., Jul. 22, 2017 )

American Dance Festival: Mark Morris Dance Group

Mark Morris Dance Group brings their 1981 masterwork Gloria to the DPAC stage. With music by Antonio Vivaldi, performed live by the Durham Symphony, the North Carolina Master Chorale, and members of the Mark Morris Dance Group. The company will also perform Excursions with music by Samuel... Read More
July 22 @ 1:00 PM - Children's Matinee

Durham Performing Arts Center. -- INFORMATION:  (919) 684-6402; TICKETS: (919) 680-ARTS (2787) , http://www.americandancefestival.org/
$50-$24.50

Raleigh -- Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 at 8:00 PM ( Wed., Jul. 19, 2017 - Sun., Jul. 30, 2017 )

Theatre Raleigh: Lombardi

Sports produces great human drama and there is no greater sports icon to bring to theatrical life than Hall of Fame football coach Vince Lombardi, unquestionably one of the most inspirational and quotable personalities of all time. Though football's Super Bowl trophy is named for him, few know the real story of Lombardi the... Read More
All seating is general admission.

Kennedy Theatre at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. -- (919) 832-9997 , http://www.theatreraleigh.com/
Starting at $30.50

Charlotte -- Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 at 8:15 PM ( Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 - Sat., Jul. 22, 2017 )

Jazz Arts Initiative: The Jazz Room - Corey Wilkes plays Freddie Hubbard

Trumpeter Corey Wilkes pays tribute to Freddie Hubbard, one of jazz’s most powerful and prolific jazz trumpeters from the 1960s onward.

Stage Door Theater. -- TICKETS: (704) 372-1000 or carolinatix.org; INFORMATION: (704) 334-3900, hfrankson@thejazzarts.org , http://www.thejazzarts.org/index.php/jazz-room/the-jazz-room-live-performances
Day of show $16; In Advance $14

Cary -- Fri., Jul. 21, 2017 at 9:30 PM ( Wed., Jul. 13, 2016 - Sun., Jul. 23, 2017 )

The Cary Theater, Town of Cary: A Quiet Passion

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

Charlotte -- Sat., Jul. 22, 2017 at 10:00 AM

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture: Community Opening

Bring the family and enjoy gallery talks, docent-led tours, art-making workshops and other activities as Gantt celebrates the launch of The Darryl Atwell Collection of African-American Art; ... Read More
RSVP HERE

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture. -- (704) 547-3700 , http://www.ganttcenter.org/
$5

Boone -- Sat., Jul. 22, 2017 at 10:00 AM

An Appalachian Summer Festival, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts: Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Walk

The Rosen Sculpture Competition & Exhibition is a national, juried competition presented annually by the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts.  To celebrate the 31st anniversary of this inspiring installation, join competition juror Gregory Elliott on an educational outdoor tour of the ten selected pieces from this... Read More

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts. -- (828) 262-4046; (800) 841-2787; boxoffice@appstate.edu , http://appsummer.org/
Free