KidsWrite! Performance Festival 2018


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May 25 – May 26, 2018

7 pm on Friday – Saturday

$10  Regular Admission

Tickets available only at the door.  For additional info, call 919.834.4001.


Come join us at Burning Coal Theatre Company for our 10th annual KidsWrite! New Play Festival 2018, featuring works written by local students in 6th-12th grades. The festival will take place on May 25-26, 2018, with performances at 7:00 pm. Admission is $10, and tickets are available only at the door.

To encourage the young writers of North Carolina, Burning Coal each year holds a festival of new plays, written by students from 6th grade to 12th grade from Wake and surrounding counties in North Carolina.

This year’s featured plays will include:
REPENT by Abigail Shorter (Enloe HS)
THE STEAK-OUT by Eliana Planer (Enloe HS)
STEMS AND BRANCHES by Soraiah Williams (Panther Creek HS)
GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD by Jack Mohler (Research Triangle HS)
MASKER by Nick Cui (Hopewell Academy)

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Uta Hagen Class


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Jul 9 – Aug 27, 2018

7 pm – 10 pm on Monday

$200  call with visa or mastercard at 919.834.4001

Taught by Jerome Davis

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Respect for ActingWork on scenes from great modern plays with Burning Coal Theatre Company.  Burning Coal’s Artistic Director, Jerome Davis will again lead his annual, eight-week scene study class based on the concepts expressed in Uta Hagen’s landmark book Respect for Acting. Davis studied with Uta Hagen at HB Studios in New York for seven years. Class will be founded in Hagen’s “object exercises.” Students will have the opportunity to work each week on scenes Read More »

2017/2018 WAIT TIL YOU SEE THIS


Jun 7 – Jun 24, 2018

Written by Renee A. Nixon, Sheila Callaghan and Gary Owen

Directed by Renee A. Nixon, Kayla Kaufman and Jerome Davis

Coproduced by Renee A. Nixon, Women's Theatre Festival and Burning Coal Theatre

SIX performances of each play, running in repertory throughout the month of June, 2018.

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THREE brilliant playwrights, three magnificent performances at the theatre, all part of our annual WAIT ‘TIL YOU SEE THIS! Second Stage Series of Plays.

Burning Coal Theatre Company’s second stage series, Wait Til You See This, will include three plays  running in repertory during the month of June, 2018.  This year’s series will include

WORRIED written & directed by Renee A. Nixon
June 7, 10, 15 & 23 at 7:30
June 16 & 24 at 2 pm
Click here for tickets to Worried

CRUMBLE (LAY ME DOWN, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE)
by Sheila Callaghan, directed by Kayla Kaufman
presented by the Women’s Theatre Festival
June 8, 16, 21 & 24 at 7:30 pm
June 9 & 17 at 2 pm
Click here for tickets to Crumble

IPHIGENIA IN SPLOTT by Gary Owen
directed by Jerome Davis
produced by Burning Coal Theatre
June 9, 14, 17 at 7:30 pm
June 22 at 8:00 pm
June 10 & 23 at 2 pm
Click here for tickets to Iphigenia in Splott

These three electrifying plays will keep you riveted with their storytelling. Tickets:  919.834.4001. Read More »

Virtual Tour


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