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Durham -- Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., Feb. 22, 2018 - Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 )

Duke Performances: Hamlet

William Shakespeare's Hamlet, directed by Eric Tucker
Run time is approximatedly three hours with two intermissions

von der Heyden Studio Theater, Rubenstein Arts Center. -- (919) 684-4444 , http://dukeperformances.duke.edu/
$28; $20; Duke Students $10

Winston-Salem -- Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Wed., Feb. 14, 2018 - Sun., Mar. 4, 2018 )

Triad Stage, UNC School of the Arts: Our Town

Our Town, by Thornton Wilder:  For the citizens of Grover’s Corners, life is sweet. The doctor makes house calls, the teenage boy delivers the paper and the Boy-Next-Door meets the Girl-Next-Door. Set in an All-American small town at the turn of the century, this 80th anniversary production of Thornton... Read More
February 14, 15, & 16 - Preview Performance February 17 - Opening Night

Hanesbrands Theatre. -- (336) 272-0160; boxoffice@triadstage.org , http://triadstage.org/

Charlotte -- Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Wed., Feb. 21, 2018 - Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 )

UNC Charlotte College of Arts + Architecture: The Long Christmas Ride Home

Past, present and future collide on a snowy Christmas Eve for a troubled family of five. Humorous and heart-wrenching, this beautifully haunting play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel weaves together a powerful family story with Japanese Bunraku puppetry, music and dance.

Robinson Hall Black Box Theater. -- INFORMATION: (704) 687-0878; TICKETS: (704) 687-1849 , https://arts.uncc.edu/events/long-christmas-ride-home
$18; $12; $10

Durham -- Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 at 2:00 PM

NC Cello Society: Improv Workshop with Alex Ezerman

An afternoon of cello jam sessions with Alex Ezerman.

Recital Hall, C. Ruth Edwards Music Building. -- daviscellostudio@gmail.com , http://nccellosociety.weebly.com

Davidson -- Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Wed., Feb. 21, 2018 - Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 )

Davidson College Theatre Department: Melancholy Play

Melancholy Play, by Sarah Ruhl:  Tilly's melancholy is exquisite — and sexy, causing every stranger she meets to fall in love with her. But what happens when Tilly gets happy? Directed by Matt Hunter ('18)

The Barber Theatre, Cunningham Theatre Center. -- TICKETS: (704) 894-2135; INFORMATION: (704) 894-2912 , http://www.davidson.edu/the-arts/theatre/melancholy-play

Durham -- Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., Feb. 8, 2018 - Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 )

Big Wig Productions: Bad Jews

Bad Jews, by Joshua Harmon:  This play is a savagely humorous look at today’s Jewish millennials and the different ways they practice (or don’t practice) their faith, their unapologetic ways of communicating with family, and the varying ways they value their heritage. 
Not recommended for those under age 16. Tickets available online HERE.

Charlotte and Dick Levin Jewish Community Center. -- (919) 753-6626 , http://abigwigproduction.com
Adults $18; Students $10

Davidson -- Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., Feb. 15, 2018 - Sun., Mar. 4, 2018 )

Davidson Community Players: The Diary of Anne Frank

In the summer of 1942, young Anne Frank goes into hiding with her parents and another Jewish family in a secret annex in Amsterdam. They learn about arrests by the Nazis and the deaths camps where hundreds of Jews are sent each day. Despite their constant fear, Anne is determined to find reasons to celebrate, learn, and love in... Read More
Recommendd for ages 12 and up.

Armour Street Theatre. -- (704) 892-7953 , http://www.davidsoncommunityplayers.org/
In Advance: Adults $20, Seniors (65+) $18, Students (Under 21) $12; At the Door: Add $3

Raleigh -- Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., Feb. 23, 2018 - Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 )

Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, North Carolina Symphony: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in Concert

Memorial Auditorium at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. -- Duke Energy Center: (919) 996-8700 , http://ncsymphony.org

Raleigh -- Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Wed., Feb. 21, 2018 - Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 )

NC State University Theatre: Hairspray

Hairspray, book by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan, music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman: It's 1962 in Baltimore, and Tracy Turnblad, the lovable plus-size teen, has only one desire – to dance on the popular "Corny Collins Show." When her dream comes true, Tracy is... Read More
February 23 @ 7:30 PM - This performance will be audio described for the visually impaired

Stewart Theatre, Talley Student Center at NC State University. -- Information: (919) 515-3105; Tickets: (919) 515-1100 , http://go.ncsu.edu/hairspray

Winston-Salem -- Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., Feb. 22, 2018 - Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 )

UNC School of the Arts: Stage Door

Stage Door, by Edna Ferber and George S. Kaufman:  Set in a boarding house for young actresses, this comedy is a sprawling, lunatic investigation of the joys, challenges and heartbreaks of pursuing a life on the stage. Directed by Laura Braza.

Catawba Theatre, Performance Place. -- (336) 721-1945 , http://www.uncsa.edu/

Winston-Salem -- Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., Feb. 22, 2018 - Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 )

UNC School of the Arts: Winter Dance Concert

This mixed ballet and contemporary concert features four blockbuster pieces, including Sir Frederick Ashton’s sublime ballet Symphonic Variations; Happy Little Things by international sensation Aszure Barton; Of the Earth Far Below by Doug Varone, a true dance force of nature; and Larry... Read More

Stevens Center. -- (336) 721-1945 , http://www.uncsa.edu/

Hickory -- Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 at 2:30 PM ( Thu., Feb. 22, 2018 - Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 )

Lenoir-Rhyne University: Godspell

Performed by LRU Playmakers

Godspell (2012 Revised Version) - Godspell provides for a time of singing, dancing, and storytelling with Jesus and a group of followers. Based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew, this musical of love and friendship includes a rock band and high energy performances. Directed by Dr. Lindsay... Read More

Belk Centrum. -- (828) 328-7953; lindsay.weitkamp@lr.edu , http://theatre.lr.edu
Free ticket required

Charlotte -- Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 at 2:30 PM ( Fri., Feb. 16, 2018 - Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 )

Central Piedmont Community College: Evita

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony awarding-winning musical Evita comes to the Halton Theater stage for the first time. With a strong cast of characters torn from the fiery pages of Latin American history, Evita represents one of Webber’s most-beloved scores, combining Latin, jazz, pop and more... Read More

Halton Theater. -- (704) 330-6534 , http://www.facebook.com/cpccarts
$20-$18; Children $10

Raleigh -- Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 at 3:00 PM

Raleigh Symphony Orchestra: "Rising Stars"

Showcasing this year's winner Rose Kim, performing Mozart's Clarinet Concerto in A Major (K. 622) and the local string talent of Carolina Virtuoso. Come see tomorrow’s stars today! Other selections will include Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9, “The New World."

Jones Auditorium at Meredith College. -- (919) 546-9755 , http://raleighsymphony.org
$25-20; Children Under 12 Free

Durham -- Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 at 3:00 PM ( Sat., Feb. 24, 2018 - Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 )

Duke Performances: Shai Wosner, piano

Schubert's Last Sonatas Part 1:  February 24 Part 2:  February 25

Ernest W. Nelson Music Room. -- (919) 684-4444 , http://dukeperformances.duke.edu/
$28; $20; Duke Students $10

Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 at 3:00 PM

Pan Harmonia: "Trio at Streamside"

Performed by Amy Brucksch, guitar; Kate Steinbeck, flute; Franklin Keel, cello

Experience music of JS Bach, Dana Wilson’s "Sing to Me of the Night" and Latin American beauties in a listening room. Enjoy live acoustic music, fellowship, and fun in the warm and intimate environment of a private home.

Private Residence. -- (828) 254-7123; office@panharmonia.org , http://www.pan-harmonia.org/
Day of Show $25; In Advance $20; Military/Students $5

Raleigh -- Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 at 3:00 PM ( Fri., Feb. 23, 2018 - Sun., Mar. 11, 2018 )

Theatre In The Park: Assassins

Assassins, by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman: A darkly humorous Tony Award-winning musical which explores the history of presidential assassination in America, and examines the motivations of the men and women, from John Wilkes Booth to John Hinckley, Jr., who have killed or attempted to kill US Presidents throughout... Read More

Theatre in the Park. -- (919)831-6058 , http://www.theatreinthepark.com/
$30 - $24

Raleigh -- Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 at 3:00 PM ( Fri., Feb. 9, 2018 - Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors, by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman:  The meek floral assistant, Seymour Krelborn, stumbles across a new breed of plant that he names “Audrey II” after his coworker crush. This foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore promises unending fame and fortune to the down-and-out... Read More

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

Durham -- Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 at 3:00 PM ( Fri., Feb. 16, 2018 - Sun., Mar. 4, 2018 )

Bartlett Theater: Gidion's Knot

Gidion's Knot, by Johnna Adams, is the slow-burning story of one teacher’s intriguing conversation with the mother of a student. The 90-minute show finds room to address a multitude of important and thought-provoking topics, including freedom-of-speech, violence, grief, bullying, and guilt. Directed by Bryan... Read More

PSI Theatre. -- (919) 808-2203 , http://BartlettTheater.org
Adults $25; Seniors $20; Students/Active Military $15

Davidson -- Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 at 3:00 PM

Music @ St. Alban's: Duo Amabile - This Virginia

Performed by Matvey Lapin, violin; Katja Lapin, piano

A program of Schubert, Franck, Ravel, and Part.
Arrive early to enjoy the pre-concert young artists performance begining at 2:20 PM. There will be a meet-the-artist reception following the concert.

St. Alban's Episcopal Church. -- TICKETS: 1 (800) 838-3006;  INFORMATION: musicatsaintalbans@gmail.com , http://www.musicatstalbansdavidson.org/
General Admission $20; Seniors $15; Students $10; Kids (12 and Under) Free

Apex -- Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 at 3:00 PM

Triangle Chamber Music Collective: Brahms and Beethoven Clarinet Trios

Members of the Triangle Chamber Music Collective playing clarinet, cello, and piano.

Halle Cultural Arts Center. -- HALLE: (919) 249-1120 , http://www.trianglechambermusiccollective.org

Greenville -- Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 at 4:00 PM

East Carolina University School of Music: Faculty Artist - Daniel Shirley, tenor

Performed by Daniel Shirley, tenor, and Catherine Garner, piano

Featuring musical settings of Thomas Hardy poetry: the song cycles ‘A Young Man’s Exhortation’ (Gerald Finzi) and ‘Winter Words’ (Benjamin Britten).

A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall. -- (252) 328-6019 , http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cfac/music/

Raleigh -- Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 at 4:00 PM

North Carolina Bach Festival: Annual Youth Concert

Over 30 registered young artists and ensembles from diverse parts of North Carolina will perform music by Johann Sebastian Bach and other composers of his era.
Online tickets available HERE.

White Memorial Presbyterian Church. -- Dr. Roman Placzek:  (336) 202-9973 , http://www.northcarolinabachfestival.org/

Wilmington -- Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 at 4:30 PM

Wilmington Symphonic Winds: "Dare to Dream"

Program:  “Dare To Dream” Fanfare for the Inauguration of John F. Kennedy – Leonard Bernstein/Ramin A Movement for Rosa – Mark Camphouse Symphony No. 2 – Frank Ticheli California – David Maslanka “Barnum and Bailey’s Favorite” March – Karl L.... Read More

Kenan Auditorium. -- (910) 962-3500 , http://www.wilmingtonsymphonicwinds.org
$12 - $8

Winston-Salem -- Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 at 5:00 PM ( Thu., Feb. 22, 2018 - Sat., Mar. 24, 2018 )

Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County: "Particle Falls" Art Installation

“Particle Falls,”  a multi-story public art light installation, will use the west wall of the Stevens Center in downtown Winston-Salem as a projection screen beginning Thursday, February 22 and ending March 24.  Free and open to the public, best viewable at dusk.  The installation... Read More

Stevens Center. -- dsilver@intothearts.org , http://intothearts.org