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Pittsboro -- Fri., Jul. 30, 2021 at 9:00 AM ( Mon., Jul. 26, 2021 - Fri., Jul. 30, 2021 )

Pittsboro Youth Theater: Alien Camp: The Day Aliens Attacked Fairfield

Pittsboro Youth Theater is offering safe, in-person theater camps this summer! The state of COVID in Chatham County will determine performance venue(s) and social distancing followed in rehearsals and performances. PYT will always act to assure campers are as protected as possible during camp days and performances.  All... Read More
Ages 6-12. July 26-30, 9am-5pm, early drop-off and late pick-up for an additional fee.

Sweet Bee Theater, Center for the Performing Arts. , https://www.pittsboroyouththeater.com/summer-camps-1
$265

Highlands -- Fri., Jul. 30, 2021 at 6:00 PM

Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival: Sibling Rivalry

Performed by Kate Ransom, violin; William Ransom, piano; Allison Bailey, violin; Zuill Bailey, cello; Helen Kim, violin; Michael Kim, piano

Handel, Bach, Kreisler, Gershwin, Dvořák

Highlands Performing Arts Center. , http://www.h-cmusicfestival.org/
$35

Raleigh -- Fri., Jul. 30, 2021 at 7:00 PM ( Fri., Jul. 23, 2021 - Sun., Aug. 8, 2021 )

St. John's Metropolitan Community Church: The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade

"Marat/Sade" by Peter Weiss. English version by Geoffrey Skelton. Verse adaptation by Adrian Mitchell. New musical score by al Riggs. Produced by special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing Company. In the early 19th century, the religious leadership of the Asylum of Charenton allowed infamous inmate and aberrant author the... Read More
Due to social distancing requirements, seating is limited to 20 attendants per performance, so advanced purchases are strongly encouraged. Masks are required for audience members. All cast and crew are COVID-vaccinated. This production will not be streamed online. Appropriate for ages 16+.

St. John's Metropolitan Community Church. -- Facebook Event , https://maratsade.com/
Pay what you can

Boone -- Fri., Jul. 30, 2021 at 7:00 PM

An Appalachian Summer Festival, Appalachian State University: Julian Gargiulo: Pianist with the Hair

Commonly referred to as “Pianist with the Hair” because of his distinctive look, Julian Gargiulo is a renowned classical pianist and composer who performs all over the world, in prestigious venues from New York’s Carnegie Hall to Singapore’s Symphony Stage, interacting with his audience to provide a truly... Read More
$35 in-person / free livestream

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts. --  828-262-4046 , http://www.appsummer.org
$35

Raleigh -- Fri., Jul. 30, 2021 at 7:00 PM ( Fri., Jul. 23, 2021 - Sat., Jul. 31, 2021 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: As You Like It

RLT’s Teens on Stage and Teens Backstage program take you into the Forest of Arden for a site-specific, outdoor production of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It, a pastoral comedy that explores the rollercoaster of falling in love. When Rosalind is banished from her uncle’s court, she flees to the... Read More

Stephenson Amphitheatre, Raleigh Little Theatre. , https://raleighlittletheatre.org/21-22season/

Raleigh -- Fri., Jul. 30, 2021 at 7:00 PM ( Fri., Jul. 30, 2021 - Sat., Jul. 31, 2021 )

Burning Coal Theatre Company: The Tempest: Summer Theatre Conservatory Sr.

Burning Coal Theatre hopes to be able to do a live summer conservatory Monday through Friday July 12th through July 30th, 2021. STC Sr. is our intensive, three-week conservatory for high school students interested in rigorous, professional training. This... Read More
Tickets only available at the door.

Burning Coal Theatre at the Murphey School. -- More information at 919.834.4001. , http://www.burningcoal.org

Raleigh -- Fri., Jul. 30, 2021 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Jul. 30, 2021 - Sun., Aug. 15, 2021 )

Theatre In The Park: Switzerland

Somewhere in the Swiss Alps, grande dame of crime literature Patricia Highsmith lives with an impressive collection of books, and a somewhat sinister collection of guns and knives. She finds solace in her solitude, her cats, and cigarettes. But when a mysterious international visitor arrives at her perfectly secluded home, her... Read More
*Please stay tuned for more information regarding live or virtual performances of this production.

Theatre in the Park. -- 919-831-6058  , https://www.theatreinthepark.com/whats-on/switzerland.html

Asheville -- Fri., Jul. 30, 2021 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Jul. 30, 2021 - Sat., Aug. 28, 2021 )

Montford Park Players: The Sword in the Stone

The Arthurian legend begins right here, with some family-friendly adventure. Written by Shaan Sharma, directed by Kristi DeVille.
Registration required; tickets are pay what you can. Lawn chair rentals are available

Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre. -- For more information email info@montfordparkplayers.org , https://www.montfordparkplayers.org/
Pay What You Can; Suggested $15 - $10

Greensboro -- Fri., Jul. 30, 2021 at 8:00 PM

Eastern Music Festival: Young Artists Orchestra - Finale

EMF's Young Artists Orchestras take the stage showcasing artistic excellence and adventurous repertoire. Works by Dvořák led by resident conductor Grant Cooper and Debussy led by resident conductor José-Luis Novo. Additional program details to be announced.
Tickets available online.

Dana Auditorium. -- (336) 333-7450, info@easternmusicfestival.org , https://easternmusicfestival.org/event/young-artists-orchestras-5/
$10

Charlotte -- Fri., Jul. 30, 2021 at 8:00 PM ( Wed., Jul. 28, 2021 - Sat., Aug. 21, 2021 )

Actor's Theatre of Charlotte: Rock of Ages

Shredding guitar solos, fierce vocals, and monster ballads set the stage for this energetic tribute to classic rock. It's gonna be "Nothin' But A Good Time" and you'll be riding high on nostalgia and hairspray.
Performances will be rain or shine, and patrons are asked to bring their own chairs. Parking is free. COVID-19 health and safety protocols will be in place, and patrons can expect to enjoy the atmosphere of the park safely.

The Barn at MoRA - a Levine Property. , https://atcharlotte.org/season-33/

Cashiers -- Sat., Jul. 31, 2021 at 6:00 PM

Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival: Sibling Rivalry

Performed by Kate Ransom, violin; William Ransom, piano; Allison Bailey, violin; Zuill Bailey, cello; Helen Kim, violin; Michael Kim, piano

Handel, Bach, Kreisler, Gershwin, Dvořák

Village Green Commons. , http://www.h-cmusicfestival.org/
$35

Raleigh -- Sat., Jul. 31, 2021 at 7:00 PM ( Fri., Jul. 23, 2021 - Sun., Aug. 8, 2021 )

St. John's Metropolitan Community Church: The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade

"Marat/Sade" by Peter Weiss. English version by Geoffrey Skelton. Verse adaptation by Adrian Mitchell. New musical score by al Riggs. Produced by special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing Company. In the early 19th century, the religious leadership of the Asylum of Charenton allowed infamous inmate and aberrant author the... Read More
Due to social distancing requirements, seating is limited to 20 attendants per performance, so advanced purchases are strongly encouraged. Masks are required for audience members. All cast and crew are COVID-vaccinated. This production will not be streamed online. Appropriate for ages 16+.

St. John's Metropolitan Community Church. -- Facebook Event , https://maratsade.com/
Pay what you can

Raleigh -- Sat., Jul. 31, 2021 at 7:00 PM ( Fri., Jul. 23, 2021 - Sat., Jul. 31, 2021 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: As You Like It

RLT’s Teens on Stage and Teens Backstage program take you into the Forest of Arden for a site-specific, outdoor production of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It, a pastoral comedy that explores the rollercoaster of falling in love. When Rosalind is banished from her uncle’s court, she flees to the... Read More

Stephenson Amphitheatre, Raleigh Little Theatre. , https://raleighlittletheatre.org/21-22season/

Raleigh -- Sat., Jul. 31, 2021 at 7:00 PM ( Fri., Jul. 30, 2021 - Sat., Jul. 31, 2021 )

Burning Coal Theatre Company: The Tempest: Summer Theatre Conservatory Sr.

Burning Coal Theatre hopes to be able to do a live summer conservatory Monday through Friday July 12th through July 30th, 2021. STC Sr. is our intensive, three-week conservatory for high school students interested in rigorous, professional training. This... Read More
Tickets only available at the door.

Burning Coal Theatre at the Murphey School. -- More information at 919.834.4001. , http://www.burningcoal.org

Raleigh -- Sat., Jul. 31, 2021 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Jul. 30, 2021 - Sun., Aug. 15, 2021 )

Theatre In The Park: Switzerland

Somewhere in the Swiss Alps, grande dame of crime literature Patricia Highsmith lives with an impressive collection of books, and a somewhat sinister collection of guns and knives. She finds solace in her solitude, her cats, and cigarettes. But when a mysterious international visitor arrives at her perfectly secluded home, her... Read More
*Please stay tuned for more information regarding live or virtual performances of this production.

Theatre in the Park. -- 919-831-6058  , https://www.theatreinthepark.com/whats-on/switzerland.html

Asheville -- Sat., Jul. 31, 2021 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Jul. 30, 2021 - Sat., Aug. 28, 2021 )

Montford Park Players: The Sword in the Stone

The Arthurian legend begins right here, with some family-friendly adventure. Written by Shaan Sharma, directed by Kristi DeVille.
Registration required; tickets are pay what you can. Lawn chair rentals are available

Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre. -- For more information email info@montfordparkplayers.org , https://www.montfordparkplayers.org/
Pay What You Can; Suggested $15 - $10

Greensboro -- Sat., Jul. 31, 2021 at 8:00 PM

Eastern Music Festival: Eastern Festival Orchestra - Festival Finale

EMF's acclaimed Eastern Festival Orchestra led by Maestro Gerard Schwarz performing symphonic classics old and new in ensembles of various shapes and sizes. Works by Stravinsky, Shostakovich featuring EMF associate principal cello Julian Schwarz, Rands, and Mendelssohn. Additional program details to be announced.
Tickets available online.

Dana Auditorium. -- (336) 333-7450, info@easternmusicfestival.org , https://easternmusicfestival.org/event/joseph-m-bryan-jr-festival-orchestra-series-eastern-festival-orchestra-festival-finale-july31/
$45

Boone -- Sat., Jul. 31, 2021 at 8:00 PM

An Appalachian Summer Festival, Appalachian State University: Ranky Tanky

The soulful songs of the Gullah culture are brought to life by this Grammy-winning quintet of native South Carolinians who mix Low Country traditions with large doses of jazz, gospel, funk, and R&B (“Ranky Tanky” translates loosely as “Work It” or “Get Funky”). From playful game songs to... Read More
Tickets sold in 2, 4 and 6-person pods: $70/$130/$180.

Intramural Field Road. --  828-262-4046 , http://www.appsummer.org
$180 - $70

Charlotte -- Sat., Jul. 31, 2021 at 8:00 PM ( Wed., Jul. 28, 2021 - Sat., Aug. 21, 2021 )

Actor's Theatre of Charlotte: Rock of Ages

Shredding guitar solos, fierce vocals, and monster ballads set the stage for this energetic tribute to classic rock. It's gonna be "Nothin' But A Good Time" and you'll be riding high on nostalgia and hairspray.
Performances will be rain or shine, and patrons are asked to bring their own chairs. Parking is free. COVID-19 health and safety protocols will be in place, and patrons can expect to enjoy the atmosphere of the park safely.

The Barn at MoRA - a Levine Property. , https://atcharlotte.org/season-33/

Raleigh -- Sun., Aug. 1, 2021 at 3:00 PM ( Fri., Jul. 30, 2021 - Sun., Aug. 15, 2021 )

Theatre In The Park: Switzerland

Somewhere in the Swiss Alps, grande dame of crime literature Patricia Highsmith lives with an impressive collection of books, and a somewhat sinister collection of guns and knives. She finds solace in her solitude, her cats, and cigarettes. But when a mysterious international visitor arrives at her perfectly secluded home, her... Read More
*Please stay tuned for more information regarding live or virtual performances of this production.

Theatre in the Park. -- 919-831-6058  , https://www.theatreinthepark.com/whats-on/switzerland.html

Highlands -- Sun., Aug. 1, 2021 at 5:00 PM

Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival: Concerto Night

Performed by Zuill Bailey, cello; Helen Kim, violin; Jasmin Arakawa, piano

Saint-Saëns, Tchaikovsky, Brahms

Highlands Performing Arts Center. , http://www.h-cmusicfestival.org/
$35

Raleigh -- Sun., Aug. 1, 2021 at 7:00 PM ( Fri., Jul. 23, 2021 - Sun., Aug. 8, 2021 )

St. John's Metropolitan Community Church: The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade

"Marat/Sade" by Peter Weiss. English version by Geoffrey Skelton. Verse adaptation by Adrian Mitchell. New musical score by al Riggs. Produced by special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing Company. In the early 19th century, the religious leadership of the Asylum of Charenton allowed infamous inmate and aberrant author the... Read More
Due to social distancing requirements, seating is limited to 20 attendants per performance, so advanced purchases are strongly encouraged. Masks are required for audience members. All cast and crew are COVID-vaccinated. This production will not be streamed online. Appropriate for ages 16+.

St. John's Metropolitan Community Church. -- Facebook Event , https://maratsade.com/
Pay what you can

Asheville -- Sun., Aug. 1, 2021 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Jul. 30, 2021 - Sat., Aug. 28, 2021 )

Montford Park Players: The Sword in the Stone

The Arthurian legend begins right here, with some family-friendly adventure. Written by Shaan Sharma, directed by Kristi DeVille.
Registration required; tickets are pay what you can. Lawn chair rentals are available

Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre. -- For more information email info@montfordparkplayers.org , https://www.montfordparkplayers.org/
Pay What You Can; Suggested $15 - $10

Wilmington -- Sun., Aug. 1, 2021 at 7:30 PM

Vivace International Music Festival Wilmington: Encores!

An entertaining, virtuosic and inspired program opens the Vivace International Violin&Cello Festival, with world-class artists Ani Kavafian, Ara Gregorian, Clive Greensmith and Dmitri Vorobiev. Program: Fritz Kreisler: Praeludium and Allegro Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Much Ado About Nothing, Suite for Violin and... Read More

Wilson Center, Cape Fear Community College. , https://vivacemusicfoundation.org/festival-schedule/
$34.60 - $21.38

Charlotte -- Sun., Aug. 1, 2021 at 8:00 PM ( Wed., Jul. 28, 2021 - Sat., Aug. 21, 2021 )

Actor's Theatre of Charlotte: Rock of Ages

Shredding guitar solos, fierce vocals, and monster ballads set the stage for this energetic tribute to classic rock. It's gonna be "Nothin' But A Good Time" and you'll be riding high on nostalgia and hairspray.
Performances will be rain or shine, and patrons are asked to bring their own chairs. Parking is free. COVID-19 health and safety protocols will be in place, and patrons can expect to enjoy the atmosphere of the park safely.

The Barn at MoRA - a Levine Property. , https://atcharlotte.org/season-33/