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Durham -- Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 at 4:00 PM
“Joseph Haydn and the Business of Music in Late Eighteenth-Century Austria.”
Cary -- Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 at 6:30 PM
*As this performance is at a restaurant, those attending may be expected to purchase food or beverages.*Fresca Café and Gelato. -- (919) 278-1478 , http://frescacafe.com
Winston-Salem -- Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Ninety-minute program of free screening of seven student films from the 2016-17 school year
Cary -- Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 at 7:30 PM
The Doo Wop Project (DWP) traces the evolution of Doo Wop from the classic sound of five guys singing tight harmonies on a street corner to the biggest hits today.
Charlotte -- Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 - Sun., Oct. 1, 2017 )
Jason Robert Brown and Marsha Norman’s The Bridges of Madison County captures the lyrical expanse of America's heartland along with the yearning entangled in the eternal question "What if...?"
Asheville -- Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 - Sat., Sep. 23, 2017 )
Fall Into Dance features live music and original choreography by Dunn, Felming, Lomax, Jacob Walas, Tricia Renshaw, Emily Wood, Sandi Weinber, and Nancy Zander.
This event will take place outdoors on the Roger McGuire Stage.
Raleigh -- Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 - Sun., Oct. 8, 2017 )
An exhausted and dying Victor Frankenstein has finally tracked down his Creature in the lonely, frozen tundra of the North Pole. Determined to right the wrong he has committed by, at last, destroying the malignant evil he believes he has created, Frankenstein finds that he must first deal with his own responsibility and... Read More
Greensboro -- Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 at 7:30 PM
A performance featuring a variety of musical styles from Latin America and Spain.
Wake Forest -- Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Sep. 15, 2017 - Sun., Sep. 24, 2017 )
California Suite, by Neil Simon, directed by Lisa Binion
Raleigh -- Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Sep. 8, 2017 - Sun., Sep. 24, 2017 )
Honest Pint and Sweet Tea Shakespeare team up to present William Shakespeare's King Lear: Shakespeare’s monumental look at an aging monarch, full of hubris and on the precipice of senility, as he divides his... Read More
What You Will Pre-Show 45 minutes prior to curtain. This production performs at Seabrook Auditorium in Fayetteville, NC September 28-30. For details, click HERE.
Hickory -- Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Sep. 21, 2017 - Sun., Sep. 24, 2017 )
Creature, by Heidi Schreck: It’s 1401, and times are tough for new mother Margery Kempe. In addition to running the family beer business and having a new child to care for, she is possessed by foul-mouthed demons. Things change for Margery when she has a vision of Jesus Christ in purple robes, which launches... Read More
This production is rated PG-13 due to suggestive language and mature content.
Asheville -- Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Wed., Sep. 20, 2017 - Sun., Oct. 8, 2017 )
King Mackerel and the Blues are Running, by Bland Simpson and Jim Wann: Tall tales and rollicking songs transport audiences to the Outer Banks for a pleasant spate of fun and fishing. Staging a benefit concert to save the Corncake Inlet Inn, the lively cast of fishermen musicians sing up a storm, tell fish stories... Read More
Greensboro -- Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 at 7:30 PM
Music for a Great Space will begin their Season of Women in Music with the NC based bluegrass band Sweet Potato Pie. Band members Sonya Stead on guitar, Crystal Richardson on banjo, Katie Springer on fiddle, and Sandy Whitley on bass each bring a unique twist to the group. Sweet Potato Pie will be performing original works... Read More
Charlotte -- Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 - Sun., Sep. 24, 2017 )
Experience Beethoven's masterful final symphony, widely celebrated as one of the most significant works of all time. This work, revolutionary for audiences of its time, continues to inspire audiences today with its recognizable "Ode to Joy."
Raleigh -- Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Sep. 21, 2017 - Sun., Oct. 1, 2017 )
Pride & Prejudice, by Jon Jory: In a world obsessed with marriage, the charming, independent-minded, and very single Elizabeth Bennet knows that options are limited for a girl of no fortune. But that won't stop her over-zealous matchmaking mother, determined to find suitors for Elizabeth and her four sisters,... Read More
September 22 @ 7:30 PM - This performance will be audio described for the visually impaired Related Events: AUSTEN 200 AT NCSTATE. To commemorate the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death, NC State LIVE and University Theatre join forces with NCSU Libraries... Read More
Chapel Hill -- Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Wed., Sep. 13, 2017 - Sun., Oct. 1, 2017 )
The Cake - Della makes cakes, not judgment calls. But when a old friend reappears in her life with a new surprise, Della is forced to re-examine some of her deeply-held beliefs. In in this paradigm shifting comedy, food, faith, and family loyalty collide in a way that’s sure to leave you hungry for more.
September 13-15: Preview performances September 19: This performance will be audio described for the visually impaired September 20 & 24: Post-show discussions
Charlotte -- Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 at 8:00 PM ( Wed., Sep. 13, 2017 - Sun., Oct. 1, 2017 )
The Christians, by Lucas Hnath: What do you believe? Why do you believe it? And what would you sacrifice for those beliefs? Those questions drive the provocative play The Christians in this North Carolina premiere. Directed by Steve Umberger.
Online tickets available HERE. Talks backs will be held following performances on September 13, 14, 16 (8:00), 17, 23 (8:00), 24, 30 (8:00), and October 1. Talk backs are an optional post-performance discussion with actors, production team members,... Read More
Hendersonville -- Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 at 8:00 PM ( Thu., Sep. 7, 2017 - Sun., Sep. 24, 2017 )
Happiness is…this musical featuring the beloved Charles M. Shulz Peanuts gang: Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Sally, Schroeder…and yes Snoopy too
Raleigh -- Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 at 8:00 PM ( Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 - Sat., Sep. 23, 2017 )
Rachmaninoff: The Rock
Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances
Cary -- Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 at 8:00 PM
Click the artists' names for more information on Read MoreThe Cary Theater. -- (919) 462-2051 , http://www.sixstringpresents.com
Raleigh -- Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 at 8:00 PM
Notorious (1946) Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains. (101 min.) 35mm.
A woman’s tainted reputation as a heedless party girl makes her vulnerable to coercion, forced to spy on malingering Nazis in Rio. Ingrid Bergman’s sizzle and Cary Grant’s disquieting charm... Read More
NCMA ArtHouse is a new ongoing series. The mostly monthly screenings are curated and introduced by John Munson, who for 25 years was program manager for the Rialto, Raleigh’s oldest art house cinema. The series highlights the latest in critically acclaimed independent, international, and documentary features. Other... Read More
Charlotte -- Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 at 8:00 PM ( Thu., Sep. 21, 2017 - Sat., Oct. 14, 2017 )
American Idiot follows a young anti-hero, Johnny, the self-proclaimed “Jesus of Suburbia,” and his two buddies, Will and Tunny, as they attempt to break out of their mind-numbing, aimless suburban existence and follow their dreams. This musical is based on Green Day’s GRAMMY®... Read More
Features adult language and adult content Runtime: 90 minutes, no intermission September 21 @ 7:30 PM - Pay What You Can Performance September 22 @ 8:00 PM - Preview Performance September 23 @ 8:00 PM - Preview Performance
Chapel Hill -- Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 at 8:00 PM ( Thu., Sep. 14, 2017 - Sun., Oct. 1, 2017 )
Closer Than They Appear is a multi-media theatre piece that tells the charged story of an encounter between an American soldier and a young Iraqi blogger through the lens of the technologies that connect them. Inspired by the convergence of video game environments, virtual technology, and military research, this is... Read More
Online tickets available HERE. September 14 & 15 - Pay What You Can Preview Performance (all seats $5) September 16 - Opening Night with reception to follow (all seats $45) Related Events: September 15, 5:00-6:00 PM, Morehead Planetarium... Read More
Asheville -- Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 at 8:00 PM
The Texas-based Suffers bring a brazen approach to what they’ve coined “Gulf Coast Soul.”
Greensboro -- Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 at 8:00 PM ( Sun., Sep. 17, 2017 - Sun., Oct. 15, 2017 )
South Pacific: The world is at war, and on an island in the South Pacific the U.S. has created a military stopover for young men on their way to the front lines of battle. But love is also in the air. Emotions run high as a Midwestern nurse and a young lieutenant each navigate the treacherous waters of unfamiliar... Read More
September 17, 19, 20, & 21 - Preview Performance September 22 - Opening Night