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Raleigh -- Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 at 10:00 AM ( Mon., Jul. 9, 2018 - Fri., Jul. 27, 2018 )

Burning Coal Theatre Company: Summer Theatre Conservatory Sr.

STC Sr. is our intensive, three-week conservatory for high school students interested in rigorous, professional training. It involves classes in the mornings followed by rehearsals for a play in the afternoons (this year: Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice!)  Students will learn a wide variety of subjects and techniques in... Read More
$425 (due at time of your audition for the play). July 9th - July 28th, 2018; 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Monday - Friday.

Burning Coal Theatre at the Murphey School. -- (919) 834-4001,  coalartisticdir@ncrrbiz.com , http://www.burningcoal.org/stc
$425

Greensboro -- Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 at 10:00 AM ( Mon., Jul. 16, 2018 - Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 )

Carolina Theatre of Greensboro: The Little Mermaid

Directed by Ron Clements and John Musker. 1989. Rated G. One hour, 23 minutes.
Each G-rated, family-friendly, animated Disney movie will be preceded by fun and trivia in The Crown.  To see the full Carolina Kids Club schedule, click here! Doors at 9:45am. Movie begins at 10:15am. Tickets are $5 and include a kids snack pack! 

The Crown at The Carolina Theatre. -- (336) 333-2605 , http://www.carolinatheatre.com
$5

Wilmington -- Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 at 10:30 AM

Donna Washington

Kenan Auditorium. -- 910-962-3500 , https://uncw.edu/arts/lumina/festival.html
$5

Flat Rock -- Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., Jul. 6, 2018 - Sat., Jul. 21, 2018 )

Flat Rock Playhouse: Broadway on the Rock

Performed by Alfred Jackson, Sean Cooper, Lindsay O'Neil, Khadijiah Rolle, Alexa Green, The Flat Rock Playhouse Chorus, director Diane David; Pat's School of Dance members

Broadway on the Rock will explore the passion, spectacle, and delights that define the blockbuster hits of Broadway. Taking audiences on a captivating trip through the history of musical theatre, Broadway on the Rock brings to life sensational songs such as "As Long As He Needs Me," "Almost Like Being in Love," "Jellicle Ball,"... Read More

Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage. --  828-693-0731 , http://www.flatrockplayhouse.org/
$55 - $17

Cary -- Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 - Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 )

The Cary Theater: Bye Bye Germany (Es war einmal en Deutschland...)

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

Wilmington -- Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 at 5:30 PM

Prelude Concert: The Sounds of the Waltz

Performed by Barry Salwen

Kenan Auditorium. -- 910-962-3500 , https://uncw.edu/arts/lumina/festival.html
$10

Raleigh -- Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 at 6:00 PM

Elmer Gibson

Performed by Elmer Gibson

Brasa Brazilian Steakhouse. , http://www.brasasteakhouse.com/
Free

Raleigh -- Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM ( Fri., Jul. 13, 2018 - Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 )

Carolina Ballet, Women's Theatre Festival: Goblin Market

Two proper Victorian sisters, both now grown women and mothers, return to their childhood nursery to relive the haunting memories of their youth. Magically, they are transported back to their girlhood, as their nursery becomes a woodland glen peopled by bizarre goblins who entice them with luscious fruits and promises of... Read More
Please note that the show is double cast. The Ciara/Joy or "CJ" Cast features Ciara Ellis as Laura and Joy Bryant as Lizzie. The Elizabeth/Jemeesa or "EJ" Cast features Elizabeth Galbraith as Laura and Jemeesa Yarborough as Lizzie. 7/13, 7pm (CJ Cast); 7/14, 1pm (CJ Cast), 7pm (EJ Cast); 7/15, 1pm (EJ Cast); 7/18, 7pm (EJ... Read More

Burning Coal Theatre at the Murphey School. -- info@womenstheatrefestival.com , https://www.womenstheatrefestival.com/goblin-market
$25

Raleigh -- Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Ed Stephenson and the Paco Band

Performed by Ed Stephenson and the Paco Band

Watts & Ward. , http://www.wattsandward.com
Free

Cary -- Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM ( Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 - Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 )

The Cary Theater: Bye Bye Germany (Es war einmal en Deutschland...)

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

Raleigh -- Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM

The Paco Band

Performed by The Paco Band

Watts & Ward. , http://www.edwardstephenson.com/paco-band/
Free

Greensboro -- Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Carolina Theatre of Greensboro: Barbarella

Directed by Roger Vadim. 1968. Rated PG. 1 hour, 38 minutes.
This week is all about Strong Women. For a full schedule of our Summer Film Festival, click here!

The Crown at The Carolina Theatre. -- (336) 333-2605 , http://www.carolinatheatre.com
$7 - $6

Greenville -- Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM

The Music House: 17th Century Music for Sackbut

Performed by Ensemble Collina: Leah Peroutka, violin; Michael, sackbut; John O’Brien, organ

Although a considerable number of compositions idiomatic for the trombone have survived into the modern era, it is unclear if these works represent the whole of the trombone repertoire during this period. Presumably, these existing compositions represent a larger body of music that has not survived. It is clear, however, that in... Read More
Suggested $20 donation, $15 seniors, $5 students. Space is limited - reservations required!

Music House. -- (252) 367-1892, themusichouse@suddenlink.net  , https://www.facebook.com/The-Music-House-167355323288497/
$20 - $15

Wilmington -- Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Jul. 12, 2018 - Sat., Jul. 28, 2018 )

UNCW Presents: Twelfth Night

Performed by Alchemical Theatre of Wilmington

Performed in the SRO Black Box Theatre.

Cultural Arts Building, UNCW. -- 910-962-3500   , https://uncw.edu/arts/lumina/index.html
Free

Charlotte -- Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Jul. 13, 2018 - Sat., Jul. 21, 2018 )

Central Piedmont Community College: Newsies

Set in New York City at the turn of the century and based on a true story, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenaged 'newsies,' who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets. But when publishing titans Joseph Pulitzer and William... Read More
$10 ticket is available for children under 15 with the purchase of an adult ticket. Tickets for all college and high school students with a valid ID are $5.

Halton Theater. -- (704) 330-6534 , http://www.tix.cpcc.edu
$22 - $10

Flat Rock -- Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Jul. 6, 2018 - Sat., Jul. 21, 2018 )

Flat Rock Playhouse: Broadway on the Rock

Performed by Alfred Jackson, Sean Cooper, Lindsay O'Neil, Khadijiah Rolle, Alexa Green, The Flat Rock Playhouse Chorus, director Diane David; Pat's School of Dance members

Broadway on the Rock will explore the passion, spectacle, and delights that define the blockbuster hits of Broadway. Taking audiences on a captivating trip through the history of musical theatre, Broadway on the Rock brings to life sensational songs such as "As Long As He Needs Me," "Almost Like Being in Love," "Jellicle Ball,"... Read More

Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage. --  828-693-0731 , http://www.flatrockplayhouse.org/
$55 - $17

Brevard -- Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Brevard Music Center: WQXR Young Artists Showcase

Performed by Brevard Music Center students

Now in its 40th year on WQXR, New York City’s only classical music radio station, Young Artists Showcase seeks out and displays the talents of young emerging artists. Long-time host Robert Sherman brings his much-admired show to Brevard to highlight BMC student musicians. (Live show will be taped for future broadcast.

Porter Center for the Performing Arts. -- (828) 862-2100 , http://www.brevardmusic.org
$25

Garner -- Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Lorraine's House Band - Cover Songs

Performed by Lorraine's House Band

Lorraine's Coffee House & Music. , http://www.LORRAINESCOFFEEHOUSE.COM
Free

Salisbury -- Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 - Sat., Jul. 28, 2018 )

Lee Street Theatre: Memphis

Memphis, music & lyrics by David Bryan, book & lyrics by Joe DiPietro:  Memphis tells the story of a white radio DJ who wants to change the world, and a black club singer who is ready for her big break. Come along on the incredible journey to the ends of the airwaves – filled with... Read More

Lee Street Theatre and Performing Arts Center, Tom and Martha Smith Event Center. -- (704) 310-5507 , http://leestreet.org
$15

Durham -- Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 at 8:00 PM ( Tue., Jul. 17, 2018 - Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 )

American Dance Festival, Nasher Museum of Art: Kyle Abraham/A.I.M.

Performed by A.I.M. dancers

A.I.M is a representation of dancers from various disciplines and diverse personal backgrounds. Combined together, these individualities create movement that is manipulated and molded into something fresh and unique. The company brings Dearest Home, an interactive dance work focused on love, longing, and loss,... Read More

von der Heyden Studio Theater, Rubenstein Arts Center. -- (919) 684-6402 , http://www.americandancefestival.org
$60 - $12

Greensboro -- Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Eastern Music Festival: Eastern Symphony Orchestra

Performed by Eastern Symphony Orchestra; Grant Cooper, conductor, Neal Cary, cello

Bloch, Schelomo: Rhapsodie Hébraïque for Violoncello and Orchestra, B.39 Stravinsky, Petroushka (1911)

Dana Auditorium. , http://www.easternmusicfestival.org/
$10

Carrboro -- Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 at 8:00 PM ( Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 - Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 )

Cary Playwrights' Forum, OdysseyStage Theatre: NC 10 by 10

OdysseyStage Theatre teams up with Cary Playwrights’ Forum to present a new festival of ten-minute plays this summer: NC 10 by 10. Each group is producing five of the plays, with all ten being shown at each performance. The plays were picked from over six dozen submissions. Winning writers span the state, and their topics... Read More
For more information, visit www.odysseystage.org or www.caryplaywrightsforum.org.

ArtsCenter. -- (919) 929-2787 , http://www.artscenterlive.org
$18 - $10

Raleigh -- Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 at 8:00 PM ( Wed., Jul. 11, 2018 - Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 )

Theatre Raleigh: Big Fish

Big Fish tells the story of Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman who lives life to its fullest. Edward’s incredible, larger-than-life stories thrill everyone around him – most of all his devoted wife, Sandra. But their son Will, about to have a child of his own, is determined to find the truth behind his father’s... Read More

Kennedy Theatre at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. , http://www.theatreraleigh.com
$

Greensboro -- Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Eastern Symphony Orchestra

Performed by Eastern Symphony Orchestra; Grant Cooper, conductor, Neal Cary, cello

Bloch, Schelomo: Rhapsodie Hébraïque for Violoncello and Orchestra, B.39 Stravinsky, Petroushka (1911)

Dana Auditorium. -- (336) 272-0160, Purchase Tickets , http://www.easternmusicfestival.org/
$10

Davidson -- Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 at 8:00 PM ( Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 - Sun., Jul. 29, 2018 )

Davidson Community Players: Steel Magnolias

Truvy Jones runs a successful beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where all the ladies in the neighborhood have a standing Saturday appointment. When Shelby, the prettiest girl in town, gets engaged, the joy and excitement of her wedding quickly turn to concern as she faces a risky pregnancy and a myriad of health... Read More
Recommended for ages 12 and up.

Duke Family Performance Hall, Knobloch Campus Center, Davidson College. -- (704) 892-7953 , http://www.davidsoncommunityplayers.org/
Adults $29/$25; Seniors $27/$23; Students $18/$15