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Events for Sat., Aug. 24, 2019

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Chapel Hill -- Sat., Aug. 24, 2019 at 7:00 PM ( Fri., Aug. 2, 2019 - Sun., Sep. 29, 2019 )

Paperhand Puppet Intervention: We Are Here

This year’s show, We. Are. Here. explores the paradoxical gift of PROGRESS. WE. ARE. HERE. to learn, to practice, and to heal; to dream and build a better world together; to create this work and rise as a community; to inspire us all to feel more deeply connected to the earth and it's creatures; to stand up for justice,... Read More
6:30 pre-show event (2:30 for matinees)

Forest Theater. -- ,

Asheville -- Sat., Aug. 24, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center: Interpretations of Absurdity - Okapi and Edwin Salas

Performed by Edwin Salas

Okapi (music) presents anecdotes reflecting life’s mosaic, which involve confrontations with cryptic emotions and circumstances. Edwin Salas (movement) interprets these confrontations, embodying all the compromises and sacrifices woven into one’s decisions. 

Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center. ,
$15 - $10

Asheville -- Sat., Aug. 24, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center: Flyer in a Dark Chamber

Performed by Alli Marshall, words; Elizabeth Lang/Auracene, music; Sharon Cooper and Coco Palmer, movement

A reimagining of the mythology of Lilith, told through spoken word, dance and music. Ten vignettes explore the stories of Lilith as the first wife of Adam, an empowered and emancipated woman, an outcast from Eden, the original vampire, the black madonna. Words by Alli Marshall, music by Elizabeth Lang/Auracene, movement by... Read More

Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center. ,
$15 - $10

Winston-Salem -- Sat., Aug. 24, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Music Carolina, Piedmont Opera: Sacred and Profane

Piedmont Opera performs the sacred music of great bel canto opera composers including Donizetti, Bellini, Verdi, and Puccini.
$24 general admission, $8 students. Tickets available online.

Calvary Moravian Church. ,
$24 - $8

Cary -- Sat., Aug. 24, 2019 at 7:00 PM ( Thu., Aug. 22, 2019 - Fri., Aug. 30, 2019 )

The Cary Theater: Woman at War

The Cary Theater. -- 919-462-2051 ,

Salisbury -- Sat., Aug. 24, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Salisbury Symphony Orchestra: A 'Bury Home Companion

Performed by Hall Sisters, Jacob Kluttz, Eli Yacinthe and Sara Claire King, the Moonglows, the 'Bury Home Band with Vivian Hopkins, and 'Bury Home Players

Back for a third consecutive year, Kent Bernhardt and Kay Peeler bring back an ALL NEW EDITION of comedy with their hilarious cast of misfits, characters and performers along with talented new musical groups bringing you inspiring, moving and side-splitting performances. Featuring country pop artists the "Hall Sisters," the... Read More
$45 each. Discounts available for groups of ten or more.

Downtown Salisbury. -- Tickets and more information available online. ,

Wilmington -- Sat., Aug. 24, 2019 at 8:00 PM ( Wed., Aug. 14, 2019 - Sun., Sep. 1, 2019 )

Big Dawg Productions Non-Profit Theatre: Men on Boats

     Another Wilmington debut. Ten explorers. Four boats. One Grand Canyon. Men on Boats is the true(ish) history of an 1869 expedition, when a one-armed captain and a crew of insane yet loyal volunteers set out to chart the course of the Colorado River. This astounding play casts all women to... Read More

Cape Fear Playhouse. -- 910-367-5237, ,
$15 - $5

Raleigh -- Sat., Aug. 24, 2019 at 8:00 PM ( Fri., Aug. 16, 2019 - Sun., Sep. 1, 2019 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder

Monty Navarro, a distant heir to the D’Ysquith family fortune sets out to speed up the line of succession by using a great deal of charm…and a pinch of murder. Monty’s murderous romp is filled with unforgettable music, non-stop laughs and doomed heirs who meet their ends in the most creative and side-splitting... Read More
Adults-$27, Students/Seniors -$23, First Sunday-$14. Seniors are age 62 and up. Students are through college.

Raleigh Little Theatre (Cantey V. Sutton Theatre). -- (919) 821-3111 ,
$27 - $14

Charlotte -- Sat., Aug. 24, 2019 at 8:00 PM ( Thu., Aug. 15, 2019 - Sat., Sep. 7, 2019 )

Actor's Theatre of Charlotte: Silence! The Musical

A laugh-out-loud naughty satire of the Oscar Award winning film, The Silence of the Lambs. Music and Lyrics by Jon Kaplan and Al Kaplan, Book by Hunter Bell. Thursday, August 15 @ 7:30 - Pay What You Can Night Friday, August 16 @ 8:00 PM - Preview, 50% Off Saturday, August 17 @ 8:00 PM - Preview, 50% Off ... Read More

Hadley Theater, Queens University. -- 704-342-2251, ,

Raleigh -- Sat., Aug. 24, 2019 at 8:00 PM ( Fri., Aug. 23, 2019 - Sun., Aug. 25, 2019 )

White Iris Light Opera: Strike Up the Band

Meredith College White Iris Light Opera is comprised of current students, incoming students, and community members. They are excited and proud to present Strike Up the Band by George and Ira Gershwin.
No reservation required. A $5 donation is suggested.

Jones Auditorium at Meredith College.
$5 suggested donation

Charlotte -- Sat., Aug. 24, 2019 at 8:15 PM ( Tue., Aug. 13, 2019 - Sat., Aug. 24, 2019 )

Actor's Theatre of Charlotte: A Midsummer Night's Dream

In this most magical of Shakespeare's comedies, a quartet of young lovers, some fleeing a forced marriage, some chasing unrequited love, escapes Athens. In the forest, they collide with the squabbling Queen and King of the fairies, Titania and Oberon, as well as Oberon's mischievous servant Puck and a pack of hapless craftsmen,... Read More
Midsummer Nights@Queens is an Actor's Theatre of Charlotte project aimed at bringing a free "Shakespeare in the Park" experience to the Charlotte, NC region.This endeavor is scheduled to become an annual event taking place in the Myers Park community on the beautiful campus of Queens University of Charlotte.

Queens University Quad. -- ,

Cary -- Sat., Aug. 24, 2019 at 9:00 PM ( Sat., Aug. 24, 2019 - Fri., Aug. 30, 2019 )

The Cary Theater: Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

The Cary Theater. -- 919-462-2051 ,