Darkside



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by Tom Stoppard & Pink Floyd
Directed by Pálína Jónsdóttir

Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2 pm
(East Coast Premiere)

October 12 – 29, 2017

Tickets $25 (adults), $20 (seniors 65+), $15 students, teachers, active military and all Thursday night peformances

To purchase tickets:  919.834.4001 or CLICK HERE.

NOTE:  Talkbacks with the cast after each Thursday evening and Sunday matinee performance. Read More »

2017 – 2018 Main Stage Season


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A Season of Magic & Mischief

Burning Coal’s 21st in Raleigh, North Carolina

Darkside
by Tom Stoppard & Pink Floyd
Directed by Pálína Jónsdóttir
October 12 – 29, 2017

Peter Pan & Wendy
Adapted by Lillian White & Burning Coal Theatre
from the beloved novel by J.M. Barrie
Directed by Lillian White
November 30 – December 17, 2017

The Normal Heart
by Larry Kramer
Directed by Emily Ranii
January 18– February 4, 2018

King Charles III
by Mike Bartlett
Directed by Karen O’Brien
April 12 – 29, 2018

 To subscribe CLICK HERE or call 919.834.4001 to save the online service charge.

Mainstage Season of four plays (shown above) is $80 per subscription.  CLICK HERE to get your Mainstage subscription.

Breakfast Club Subscription of the above four plays plus three plays from our “second stage series” and breakfast with the artistic director in October, 2017 is $110 per subscription.  CLICK HERE to get your Breakfast Club subscription.

In 2017/18 Burning Coal will be teaming up with Bev’s Fine Art Gallery in Raleigh.  Bev’s will be soliciting four nationally recognized painters to create the four posters for the Burning Coal season.  A showing of all four artists’ work will take place at Bev’s on October 6th and 7th, 2017, where all four designs will be displayed.

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JOIN US for Burning Coal’s special FIVE ON FIRE CAMPAIGN in the fall of 2017.  This is a 5 year project that will help solidify our infrastructure and lead us to our 25th anniversary in strong financial shape.  Details for partnering with us at the link below:

FIVE ON FIRE CAMPAIGN 2017!

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Non-Discrimination Policy


“Burning Coal Theatre Company steadfastly holds to a policy of complete non-discrimination as it relates to all of its programming and the hiring of its employees.  That policy, which has been in effect for years and will continue to be in effect for so long as our organization exists, may be obtained, in full, by calling 919.834.4001.”

Flying Embers Improv Troupe – Campire Show


Sunday, October 22, 2017
7 pm
Tickets: $12


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The leaves are falling … Halloween is close at hand … It’s time to get cozy with the Flying Embers!  Come and join us for our fall campfire show.  The team is welcoming our newest member, Jeffrey Moore, and many other surprises await!  Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door, taxes and fees included. We look forward to seeing you there!  Flying Embers Improv Troupe is Burning Coal’s in-house improv team. Our shows feature a distinct blend of short and long-form improv with a heavy theatre influence. Audience participation is encouraged. Discretion advised as adult themes are expected. All shows are approximately 90 minutes in length, including a 10 minute intermission. Non-alcoholic beverages are available for purchase.

ALL TICKETS $12.  FOR TICKETS CLICK BELOW:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-flying-embers-improv-troupe-campfire-show-tickets-37878644044

 

London Tour 2018!


Apr 15 – Apr 22, 2018

Deposit of $700 deposit
Due on December 01, 2017

Remainder of $2,250
Due on February 01, 2018

To join us for London 2018, just give us a ring at 919.834.4001.

Children under 17 must be accompanied by adult or guardian.


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Join Burning Coal Theatre Company for its London Theatre Tour 2018.  The tour is always the highlight of our year, as we and a group of our best friends journey “across the pond” to see six incredible plays at some of the hottest and most influential theatres in the great theatre city of London, England.

Tour, led by artistic director Jerry Davis, includes:  6 plays in 6 days, nonstop flight from RDU to Heathrow, bus to/from Heathrow, a weekly Tube Pass, accommodations (double occupancy) at one of the loveliest hotels in central London, breakfast each morning, tickets to see six incredible productions at some of London’s most renown and historic theatres, and six other events TBA that take you to some of the out of the way spots around London to see, hear, smell and eat your way to a jolly good time! Each morning begins with a talk by our Artistic Director, Jerry Davis, about what you will be seeing that night  and interesting information about the theatre, the artists and the play that you’ll be seeing.

Virtual Tour


Click here to take a VIRTUAL TOUR of Burning Coal Theatre!

The Art of the Audition


Nov 6 – Dec 11, 2017

$155  Mondays, 6 to 9 pm

Taught by Kaley Morrison

919.834.4001

audition imageWant to become more confident in your auditions? In this 6 week course led by Director of Education, Kaley Morrison, explore  audition preparation through the lens of Michael Shurtleff’s highly regarded 12 Guideposts. Students will participate each week in mock auditions and receive feedback based on the methods in Shurtleff’s book, Audition

Work will include improving cold reading skills and choosing and crafting audition monologues (for contemporary, classical or in preparation for a musical theatre audition, as each student chooses).

Students should obtain and read Michael Shurtleff’s book, Audition, as well as prepare a one minute audition monologue prior to the first class. Read More »