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Charlotte -- Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 at 11:00 AM ( Fri., Feb. 21, 2020 - Sun., Mar. 15, 2020 )

Children's Theatre of Charlotte: GRIMMZ Fairy Tales

Jay and Will Grimmz, the hip-hop fable story dance-pop sensation, have come back home to the city where they grew up to give a concert. They’re known not just for their sounds but for their powerful storytelling, an inventive remix of familiar classics. The brothers put a modern spin on valuable life lessons in "Snow White... Read More
Sensory Friendly Performance: Sunday March 08, 2020 4:00 PM

Wells Fargo Playhouse at ImaginOn. -- 704-973-2828 , http://www.ctcharlotte.org
$22 - $16

Charlotte -- Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 at 11:00 AM ( Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 - Sun., Mar. 1, 2020 )

Children's Theatre of Charlotte: Havana Hop

This Cuban-inspired one-woman show fuses a young girl’s passion with culture and family history. Creator Paige Hernandez introduces us to multiple characters using props, music, dance and costumes on a journey that’s as exciting as it is enlightening. Audiences will have the opportunity to participate in this... Read More

McColl Family Theatre at ImaginOn. -- 704-973-2828 , http://www.ctcharlotte.org
$22 - $16

Raleigh -- Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 at 1:00 PM ( Fri., Feb. 14, 2020 - Sun., Mar. 1, 2020 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: Seussical the Musical Jr.

The nefarious Cat in the Hat narrates the story of Horton the Elephant, who discovers a speck of dust containing tiny people called the Whos. Horton must protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, and he must also guard an abandoned egg that’s been left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. The... Read More
Adults $17; Children (12 & Under) $12 There will be a special Sensory-Friendly showing of Seussical Jr. on Feb. 29 at 1pm. Our goal is to great a welcoming, inclusive, and relaxed environment. Sensory-friendly performances are designed especially for individuals with autism spectrum disorders,... Read More

Raleigh Little Theatre (Cantey V. Sutton Theatre). -- (919) 821-3111 , http://www.raleighlittletheatre.org
$17 - $12

Raleigh -- Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., Feb. 14, 2020 - Sun., Mar. 1, 2020 )

Justice Theater Project: Sweat by Lynn Nottage

Regional Premiere of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize-Winner. "Three generations of loyalty to the same company. This is America, right? You'd think that would mean something."  In a local bar in Rust Belt, USA, steel workers share a lifetime of drinks, secrets, laughter, and friendship.  The guarantee of working together on... Read More
$23 Adults, $20 Seniors/Military, $18 Groups of 10 or more, $5 for all Students/Educators. Friday, February 14, Un-Valentine Night! Join us at 6:30 pm to Meet the Director and enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne and chocolates. 7:30 p.m. performance Saturday, February 15, 6:30 pm to 7:15 Discussion: Professor David... Read More

Umstead Park United Church of Christ. -- (919) 264-7089, thejusticetheaterproject@gmail.com , http://www.thejusticetheaterproject.org/
$

Greensboro -- Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 at 3:00 PM ( Fri., Feb. 28, 2020 - Sun., Mar. 1, 2020 )

The League of Women Voters of the Piedmont Triad, Touring Theatre of North Carolina: The Life and Times of Fannie Lou Hamer

“I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired.” These famous words uttered by Mississippi sharecropper Fannie Lou Hamer, explains her persistence in her efforts to become what she called, “a first-class citizen”. Thus, when the Freedom Riders came to Sunflower County, Mississippi Fannie Lou Hamer was... Read More
General Admission $24.00, Student Ticket $10.00, Group rates available 10 or more $18.00. Tickets available online.

UpStage Cabaret at Triad Stage. -- 336.272.0160 , https://triadstage.org/performance/332/the-life-and-times-of-fannie-lou-hamer
$24 - $10

Charlotte -- Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 at 3:00 PM ( Fri., Feb. 21, 2020 - Sun., Mar. 15, 2020 )

Children's Theatre of Charlotte: GRIMMZ Fairy Tales

Jay and Will Grimmz, the hip-hop fable story dance-pop sensation, have come back home to the city where they grew up to give a concert. They’re known not just for their sounds but for their powerful storytelling, an inventive remix of familiar classics. The brothers put a modern spin on valuable life lessons in "Snow White... Read More
Sensory Friendly Performance: Sunday March 08, 2020 4:00 PM

Wells Fargo Playhouse at ImaginOn. -- 704-973-2828 , http://www.ctcharlotte.org
$22 - $16

Charlotte -- Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 at 3:00 PM ( Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 - Sun., Mar. 1, 2020 )

Children's Theatre of Charlotte: Havana Hop

This Cuban-inspired one-woman show fuses a young girl’s passion with culture and family history. Creator Paige Hernandez introduces us to multiple characters using props, music, dance and costumes on a journey that’s as exciting as it is enlightening. Audiences will have the opportunity to participate in this... Read More

McColl Family Theatre at ImaginOn. -- 704-973-2828 , http://www.ctcharlotte.org
$22 - $16

Clayton -- Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 at 7:00 PM ( Thu., Feb. 27, 2020 - Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 )

Carolina Youth Theatre: Our Town

In celebration of the Town of Clayton’s 150th anniversary, Carolina Youth Theatre is staging the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, Our Town by Thornton Wilder.  First produced and published in 1938, Our Town explores the lives of people living in a small, quintessentially American town. The play is... Read More
Cost: Adults $15 / Students $8  (Ticket price does not include taxes or fees.)

Clayton Center. -- 919-553-1737 , http://www.carolinayouththeatre.com/
$15 - $8

Greensboro -- Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Feb. 28, 2020 - Sun., Mar. 1, 2020 )

The League of Women Voters of the Piedmont Triad, Touring Theatre of North Carolina: The Life and Times of Fannie Lou Hamer

“I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired.” These famous words uttered by Mississippi sharecropper Fannie Lou Hamer, explains her persistence in her efforts to become what she called, “a first-class citizen”. Thus, when the Freedom Riders came to Sunflower County, Mississippi Fannie Lou Hamer was... Read More
General Admission $24.00, Student Ticket $10.00, Group rates available 10 or more $18.00. Tickets available online.

UpStage Cabaret at Triad Stage. -- 336.272.0160 , https://triadstage.org/performance/332/the-life-and-times-of-fannie-lou-hamer
$24 - $10

Raleigh -- Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Feb. 14, 2020 - Sun., Mar. 1, 2020 )

Theatre In The Park: The Old Man and the Old Moon

Performed by PigPen Theatre Co.

The show takes place in 1907 in a shipbuilder’s warehouse in the UK and features a group of players that put on an imaginative show with folksy musical numbers, puppetry, swordfights, flying sharks, a hot air balloon, and a lot of theatre magic. This isn’t your typical musical band either, the actors flow in and out... Read More
Tickets are $33 for adults, $27 for seniors/students/military and groups of 10 or more are only $24 each. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling the box office.

Theatre in the Park. -- (919) 831-6058 , http://www.theatreinthepark.com
$33 - $24

Chapel Hill -- Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 at 7:30 PM

UNC Chapel Hill Department of Music: Annual Spectrum Concert

Get a taste of the many flavors of UNC Music with performances by many of the department ensembles and presentations by department scholars. Don’t miss this delightful evening celebrating the variety that is UNC Music.
Tickets are $10 general admission, $5 students and UNC faculty/staff. 

Moeser Auditorium, Hill Hall. -- Tickets available at the door and in advance. Call (919) 843-3333 for more information. , http://www.music.unc.edu
$10

Durham -- Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 at 7:30 PM

Triangle Guitar Society: The Great Necks Guitar Trio

Performed by Scott Borg, Adam Levin and Matthew Rohde

The Great Necks Guitar Trio is Scott Borg, Adam Levin and Matthew Rohde.  Their debut album, Original Arrangements for Three Guitars has been praised as "supremely satisfying and original" by Classical Guitar Magazine. 

The Church of the Good Shepherd. , http://www.triangleguitar.org/
$

Raleigh -- Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Feb. 14, 2020 - Sun., Mar. 1, 2020 )

Justice Theater Project: Sweat by Lynn Nottage

Regional Premiere of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize-Winner. "Three generations of loyalty to the same company. This is America, right? You'd think that would mean something."  In a local bar in Rust Belt, USA, steel workers share a lifetime of drinks, secrets, laughter, and friendship.  The guarantee of working together on... Read More
$23 Adults, $20 Seniors/Military, $18 Groups of 10 or more, $5 for all Students/Educators. Friday, February 14, Un-Valentine Night! Join us at 6:30 pm to Meet the Director and enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne and chocolates. 7:30 p.m. performance Saturday, February 15, 6:30 pm to 7:15 Discussion: Professor David... Read More

Umstead Park United Church of Christ. -- (919) 264-7089, thejusticetheaterproject@gmail.com , http://www.thejusticetheaterproject.org/
$

Winston-Salem -- Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Feb. 27, 2020 - Sun., Mar. 1, 2020 )

UNC School of the Arts: Winter Dance

With a program spanning the traditional to cutting edge, this year’s riveting Winter Dance is an abundance of riches. Enjoy the elegance of the classic The Sleeping Beauty, Act III from the well-loved Petipa/Tchaikovsky ballet including variations for Bluebird, Puss in Boots and the Lilac Fairy. Be the first... Read More
$20 Regular/$15 Student with valid ID

Stevens Center. -- 336-721-1945, tickets available online. , http://www.uncsa.edu/performances
$20 - $15

Winston-Salem -- Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Feb. 27, 2020 - Sun., Mar. 1, 2020 )

UNC School of the Arts: Top Girls by Caryl Churchill

Performed by Directed by Abigail Holland (4th year directing thesis)

Situated at the height of Margaret Thatcher’s England in the 1980’s, Top Girls focuses on Marlene, the head of a London employment agency, and examines the sacrifices that she has had to make to achieve her successful career. Directed by fourth-year directing student Abigail Holland, Top... Read More
$20 Regular/$15 Student with valid ID

Hanesbrands Theatre. -- 336-721-1945, tickets available online. , http://www.uncsa.edu/performances
$20 - $15

Chapel Hill -- Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 at 7:30 PM

UNC Chapel Hill Department of Music: Spectrum Concert

Performed by Students and Faculty of UNC Music

Get a taste of the many flavors of UNC Music with performances by many of the department ensembles and presentations by department scholars. Don’t miss this delightful evening celebrating the variety that is UNC Music.
$10 general admission, $5 students, faculty, and staff

Moeser Auditorium, Hill Hall. -- 919-962-1039  , https://music.unc.edu/calendar/
$10 - $5

Winston-Salem -- Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 at 7:30 PM ( Wed., Feb. 26, 2020 - Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 )

Wake Forest University: Elias String Quartet

The complete String Quartets of Ludwig van Beethoven, performed by the vibrant young Elias String Quartet in a series of six concerts. We begin with three concerts in February 2020. The series will be completed by three concerts in October 2020 as part of our 2020-21 season. The Elias have performed the complete cycle... Read More
Wednesday, Feb 26, 2020 Concert 1: Op 18/1; Op. 18/3; Op. 132 Thursday, Feb 27, 2020 Concert 2: Op 18/2; Op. 95; Op. 130 & Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 Concert 3: Op. 18/5; Op. 59/3; Op. 131  

Brendle Recital Hall. -- 336-758-5757 , https://secrest.wfu.edu/
Adult and Senior tickets range from $15-24 depending on the artist. Admission for children 12 and under is always $5. Non-WFU Student tickets, for anyone with a student ID, are $10.

Winston-Salem -- Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Feb. 27, 2020 - Sun., Mar. 1, 2020 )

UNC School of the Arts: Top Girls

The three-act play begins with a dinner party to celebrate businesswoman Marlene’s promotion - over a male colleague - to managing director of the Top Girls employment agency. The invited guests are a who’s who of fascinating historical and fictional women sharing the sacrifices and compromises they made... Read More
Tickets are $20 general and $15 for students with valid ID, and are available online or by calling the box office.

Hanesbrands Theatre. -- UNCSA Box Office: 336-721-1945 , http://www.uncsa.edu/performances
$20 - $15

Raleigh -- Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 at 8:00 PM

Meredith College: Moonhyuk Choi

Carswell Concert Hall. -- (919)760-8536 , http://www.meredith.edu/cultural-arts
Free

Raleigh -- Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 at 8:00 PM ( Fri., Feb. 28, 2020 - Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 )

North Carolina Symphony: Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3

Performed by North Carolina Symphony; David Danzmayr, conductor, Natasha Peremski, piano

Soulful, soaring, and electrifying, Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 makes a striking dramatic statement—especially in the hands of pianist Natasha Paremski, a Rachmaninoff aficionado. The drama is echoed in Strauss’ Suite from Der Rosenkavalier, which tells the tale of a love triangle with humor... Read More

Meymandi Concert Hall at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. -- 919.733.2750 , http://www.ncsymphony.org
$

Durham -- Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 at 8:00 PM

Duke University Department of Music: Paul Bryan’s 100th Birthday Concert

Performed by Duke Wind Symphony; Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant, director

In honor of Paul Bryan, we will perform works he commissioned and that played a significant role during his years at Duke.

Baldwin Auditorium. -- (919) 684-4444 , http://www.tickets.duke.edu
Free

Raleigh -- Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 at 8:00 PM ( Thu., Feb. 27, 2020 - Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 )

Pure Life Theatre Company: Loving by Peter Manos

Please join us for this beautiful Loving story.   On opening night Reverend William Barber shared with our audience this message:  "The Arts have the power to break the shackles that bind and divide humanity."  This - the greatest of American Love stories - has the ability to do just that and in the... Read More

Pure Life Theatre Company (formerly Sonorous Road Theatre). -- 919-272-1551 , http://www.purelifetheatre.com/buy-tickets
$ Ticketed

Charlotte -- Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 at 8:00 PM ( Thu., Feb. 27, 2020 - Sat., Mar. 21, 2020 )

Actor's Theatre of Charlotte: Cost of Living - CANCELED

Examine privilege and human connection through two pairs of mismatched individuals: a former trucker and his recently paralyzed ex-wife; and an arrogant young man with cerebral palsy and his new caregiver.
Thursday, February 27 @ 7:30 - Pay What You Can Night Friday, February 28 @ 8:00 PM - Preview, 50% Off Saturday, February 29 @ 8:00 PM - Preview, 50% Off

Hadley Theater, Queens University. -- 704-342-2251 , http://www.atcharlotte.org
$

Charlotte -- Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 at 8:00 PM ( Thu., Feb. 27, 2020 - Sun., Mar. 1, 2020 )

Moving Poets Charlotte: HEAVEN

HEAVEN is a roller coaster ride through conflict and harmony, chaos, courage and kindness. It is inspired by the poem FALLEN MOON FALLEN STARS by North Carolina’s award-winning poet Chuck Sullivan and the work of visual, performing and media artists from Charlotte and beyond. Told through contemporary... Read More

Booth Playhouse. -- Tickets available online. , https://www.blumenthalarts.org/events/detail/heaven
$

Davidson -- Sat., Feb. 29, 2020 at 8:00 PM ( Thu., Feb. 20, 2020 - Sun., Mar. 8, 2020 )

Davidson Community Players: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Fifteen year old Christopher has an extraordinary brain: he is exceptional at mathematics but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. He has never ventured alone beyond the end of his road, he detests being touched, and he distrusts strangers. Now it is seven minutes after midnight, and Christopher stands beside his... Read More
Advance Tickets: Adult - $20; Senior (65+) - $ 18; Student (under 21) - $12 Recommended for ages 12 and up.

Armour Street Theatre. -- 704-892-7953 , http://www.davidsoncommunityplayers.org
$20 - $12