Thanks to the many presenters who continue to work with us. Others are welcome - there is no charge. Please CHECK your listings in our calendar from time to time, to make sure they're still current and accurate - and to make sure we have everything we ought to have to help YOU promote your events!

Performing arts presenters: To submit events, refer to instructions at Help -> Submit Events. Send them to us by email; we do the posting for you. Remember that events must be online by the 20th of the month to be considered for review the next month.

For schedule changes in your events, send info to events@cvnc.org with subject line of SCHEDULE CHANGE.

Readers: If you don't see events from presenters you think should be listed here, please ask them to send their info to us.

Wake County presenters, please note: The link from CVNC to the VisitRaleigh calendar site has been broken for months, and the GRCVB is in no rush to fix it, so if anyone wants event listings in that entertainment compilation, go directly there. We will let you know here when this again is sufficiently important to them for them to invest in a fix.

Now is the time to SUPPORT CVNC.org

Performing Arts Events

588 Events (viewing events 1 through 25)


Filter:   By Date Range:   From     To  
By Region     By Category  


Durham -- Sun., May 22, 2022 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., May. 13, 2022 - Sun., May. 29, 2022 )

Bulldog Ensemble Theater: Peerless

Twin sisters will stop at nothing to get into the college of their dreams in this chillingly funny play that's equal parts Heathers, Election and Macbeth.  

Walltown Children's Theatre. , https://www.bulldogdurham.org/peerless
$10 - $20

Greensboro -- Sun., May 22, 2022 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., May. 20, 2022 - Sun., May. 29, 2022 )

Triad Pride Performing Arts: Falsettos

Join the Triad Pride Acting Company for “Falsettos” a hilarious and achingly poignant musical, opening May 20 and running through June 5, 2022. Depicting a modern family before its time, this groundbreaking musical revolves around the lives of a charming, intelligent, neurotic gay man, his wife, his lover, his... Read More

Congregational United Church of Christ. , http://www.triadprideperformingarts.org
$15

Raleigh -- Sun., May 22, 2022 at 2:00 PM

North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA): Humbert Lecture -- Fault Lines: Artists in Conversation

Join this conversation with contemporary artists from the exhibition Fault Lines: Art and the Environment as they discuss their relationships to nature and how their artworks explore environmental issues.

SECU Auditorium. , http://ncartmuseum.org/events/
FREE

Sun., May 22, 2022 at 2:00 PM

Triangle Wagner Society: Lecture on "Belonging"

Performed by Nicholas Vazsonyl

Access available through zoom.

Online. -- info@trianglewagnersociety.com (919) 383-5998 , http://www.trianglewagnersociety.com

Newton -- Sun., May 22, 2022 at 3:00 PM ( Fri., May. 6, 2022 - Sun., May. 22, 2022 )

The Green Room Community Theatre: Mama Mia!

On the eve of her wedding, Sophie’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the Greek island they last visited 20 years ago. Told through the hit songs of ABBA, this show is guaranteed to have you singing and dancing in the aisles!  
Box Office Hours are Wednesday through Friday 10:00 am – 5:30 pm. 

The Green Room Community Theatre. -- Box Office: (828) 464-6128 , https://www.thegreenroomtheatre.org/

Charlotte -- Sun., May 22, 2022 at 3:00 PM ( Fri., May. 20, 2022 - Sun., May. 22, 2022 )

Charlotte Master Chorale, Charlotte Symphony: Beethoven's Ninth Symphony

Performed by Christopher Warren-Green, conductor

Belk Theater. --  704-972-2000 , https://www.charlottesymphony.org/

Raleigh -- Sun., May 22, 2022 at 3:00 PM

Sounds on Oberlin Concert Series: Classical and Celtic

Performed by Anita Burroughs-Price, harp

White Memorial Presbyterian Church. , https://whitememorial.org/event/1970069-2021-09-26-sounds-on-oberlin-concerts/
FREE

Davidson -- Sun., May 22, 2022 at 3:00 PM

Music @ St. Alban's: A.W. Duo

The heralded A.W. Duo will take the stage with a charmingly eclectic program of mostly introspective and soothing works by Leoš Janáček, Arvo Pärt, Jessie Montgomery, and Frederic Chopin. The winsome Waldos (James on cello and Alyona Aksyonova on piano), long-time favorites of M@SA audiences after several... Read More

St. Alban's Episcopal Church. , http://www.musicatstalbansdavidson.org

Raleigh -- Sun., May 22, 2022 at 3:00 PM

Raleigh Boychoir: Spring Concert

Church of the Good Shepherd. , http://raleighboychoir.org

Greensboro -- Sun., May 22, 2022 at 3:00 PM

North Carolina Brass Band: NCBB Goes West

$20/adult - $5/student

UNC Greensboro Auditorium (Formerly Aycock Auditorium). , http://www.ncbrassband.org
$20 - $5

Hickory -- Sun., May 22, 2022 at 3:00 PM

Hickory Choral Society: Late Spring Concert

First Baptist Church of Hickory. -- 828.322.2210, noteworthy@hickorychoralsociety.org , https://hickorychoralsociety.org/

Winston-Salem -- Sun., May 22, 2022 at 3:00 PM ( Sat., May. 21, 2022 - Sun., May. 22, 2022 )

Winston-Salem Symphony: Happy

Performed by Igudesman and Joo

Classical music’s comedy megastars Igudesman and Joo are bringing their hilarious brand of musical mayhem to Winston-Salem with this unmissable show entitled, simply, Happy. The ultra-virtuosic violin and piano duo have reached an audience of millions thanks to their brilliant YouTube videos that combine all your favorites... Read More
A 75th Anniversary Gala will take place on Sunday, May 22, 2022.

Stevens Center. -- Box Office: 336-464-0145 , http://wssymphony.org
$60 - $25

Winston-Salem -- Sun., May 22, 2022 at 3:00 PM ( Fri., May. 6, 2022 - Sun., May. 22, 2022 )

Stained Glass Playhouse: Lend Me a Tenor

In Lend Me a Tenor, world-renowned tenor Tito Merelli has signed on to sing the role of Canio in Leoncavallo's opera "Pagliacci" for one night only at the Cleveland Grand Opera Company. Through a series of mishaps, however, he is given a double dose of tranquilizers, and passes out. Believing him dead, and... Read More

Stained Glass Playhouse. , http://www.stainedglassplayhouse.org/lend-me-a-tenor/.
$12 - $17

Duck -- Sun., May 22, 2022 at 5:00 PM

Mended Wing Theater: Comedy of Errors

Mended Wing Theatre Co., founded by UNCSA alumni and featuring current students in the School of Drama, will present Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors for school age children in fifteen public parks and public schools throughout North Carolina May 17-26. 

Duck Amphitheater. , http://www.mendedwingtheatre.com
FREE

Chapel Hill -- Sun., May 22, 2022 at 5:00 PM

The Ukrainian Association of North Carolina (UANC): Charity Concert to Support Ukrainian Front-Line Paramedics - An evening celebration of Ukrainian Music, Art and Culture

The concert program will include a multimedia presentation by pianist and musicologist Dr.Taras Filenko on the history of Ukrainian music and its role in national identity. The live piano performance will include works by famous Ukrainian composers: Bortnyansky, Lysenko, Revutsky, and others. The program will be supported by a... Read More

Moeser Auditorium, Hill Hall. , https://music.unc.edu/event/charity-concert-to-support-ukrainian-front-line-paramedics-celebration-of-ukrainian-music-art-culture/
FREE, $25+ donations encouraged

Asheville -- Sun., May 22, 2022 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., May. 6, 2022 - Sat., Jun. 4, 2022 )

Montford Park Players: As You Like It

The plot of As You Like It is typical of a Shakespearean comedy, involving mistaken identities, angry lovers, and much, much confusion. Rosalind and her cousin Celia escape from Celia's tyrant father into the Forest of Arden and find Orlando, Rosalind's love, who has run away from his own tyrant brother. Disguised as a... Read More

Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre. , http://montfordparkplayers.org
FREE

Kill Devil Hills -- Mon., May 23, 2022 at 6:00 PM

Mended Wing Theater: Comedy of Errors

Mended Wing Theatre Co., founded by UNCSA alumni and featuring current students in the School of Drama, will present Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors for school age children in fifteen public parks and public schools throughout North Carolina May 17-26. 

Baum Senior Center. , http://www.mendedwingtheatre.com
FREE

Raleigh -- Tue., May 24, 2022 at 4:00 PM ( Tue., Apr. 26, 2022 - Tue., May. 24, 2022 )

North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA): Teacher Tuesdays: Free Exhibition Access

The NCMA invites teachers to enjoy exclusive access to our East Building exhibitions, including Fault Lines: Art and the Environment. Reflect and recharge in an inspiring atmosphere at a time reserved just for teachers! This is a self-guided program; tickets are limited and are available on the hour at 4, 5, or 6... Read More

North Carolina Museum of Art. , http://ncartmuseum.org/events/
FREE

Buxton -- Tue., May 24, 2022 at 5:30 PM

Mended Wing Theater: Comedy of Errors

Mended Wing Theatre Co., founded by UNCSA alumni and featuring current students in the School of Drama, will present Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors for school age children in fifteen public parks and public schools throughout North Carolina May 17-26. 

Fessenden Center. , http://www.mendedwingtheatre.com
FREE

Winston-Salem -- Tue., May 24, 2022 at 6:00 PM

The Center for Creative Economy: SHINE

CCE was founded in 2011. Our mission has grown over the past 10 years, and today we are Bridge Builders between Passion and Purpose to make the Dreams of Creative Entrepreneurs become Reality. Our programs expand the capacity for creatives and artists to emerge as viable entrepreneurs. 10 years in the making, the Center for... Read More
Each ticket purchased contributes to CCE’s 10th anniversary Challenge. We are raising $110, 000 to match our Challenge donors from Spring 2021.

The Ramkat. -- info@centerforcreativeeconomy.com , https://ccetriad.com/shine/
$75 - $1000

Raleigh -- Tue., May 24, 2022 at 6:30 PM

North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA): Mindful Museum Workshop: Processing Ecological Grief through Art

The imperiled state of the environment has been found to cause negative effects on people’s mental health. “Eco-grief” can be overwhelming and evoke an array of emotions, such as apathy and anger. In conjunction with the spring exhibition Fault Lines:... Read More

North Carolina Museum of Art. , http://ncartmuseum.org/events/
$26

Tryon -- Tue., May 24, 2022 at 7:00 PM

Tryon Fine Arts Center: Poetry Under the Stars

Few places on earth inspire writers like the mountains and foothills of North Carolina, and nowhere will you find a group of poets more dedicated to exploring life through poetry. Poets performing original, and in many instances award-winning poetry, during this event, include Kathy Ackerman, Skye Barkschat, Donna Beal, Nancy... Read More

Tryon Fine Arts Center. , http://www.tryonarts.org

Winston-Salem -- Tue., May 24, 2022 at 7:30 PM

Salem Band: Vision

All concerts are free and open to the public – bring a lawn chair. Food vendors on-site.

Salem Square (Old Salem). , http://www.salemband.org
FREE

Manteo -- Wed., May 25, 2022 at 6:00 PM

Mended Wing Theater: Comedy of Errors

Mended Wing Theatre Co., founded by UNCSA alumni and featuring current students in the School of Drama, will present Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors for school age children in fifteen public parks and public schools throughout North Carolina May 17-26. 

Dare Arts. , http://www.mendedwingtheatre.com
FREE

Winston-Salem -- Wed., May 25, 2022 at 7:30 PM ( Wed., May. 25, 2022 - Thu., May. 26, 2022 )

Bending Tree Creative Collection: The LeftEarlies

As part of Mental Health Awareness Month, Bending Tree Creative Collective will present the premiere of the one-act play, The LeftEarlies by Amy da Luz. Mandy decides to leave this lifetime early. Her sister, Talya, goes looking for her. The LeftEarlies is a surrealist adventure driven by hope. The show... Read More
Both shows will be followed by a talkback/Q&A with the playwright and actors. These discussions will be moderated by Jaletta Albright Desmond, a grief and suicide loss peer support specialist with the group Hope After Suicide Loss.

Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts.
Suggested Donation of $10