The Greeks


Jun 9 – Jun 25, 2017

Written by Ian Finley

Directed by Alex Tobey

Coproduced by CAM/Raleigh

No performance on Sunday, June 11th

Call 919.834.4001 for Tickets $25 for full 3 play performance (Oedipus, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone) or $10 per play if you want to attend each one-hour play on a separate date.

Add $10 if you want to eat dinner with the cast during Oedipus at Colonus

The Greeks POSTER SMALL                  a world premiere adaptation by Raleigh’s Ian Finley from the plays of Sophocles

Burning Coal Theatre Company and Contemporary Art Museum Raleigh will collaborate on a production of The Greeks, adapted by Ian Finley from the plays of Sophocles (Oedipus, Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone)  June 9 – 25, 2017 at CAM Raleigh, 409 West Martin Street, Warehouse District, Raleigh. The play will be performed in the galleries and run June 9 – 10, 16-17 and 23-24 at 7 pm and June 18 & 25 at 2 pm.  The three one-hour plays may be viewed all on the same date (Tickets $25) or each play on a different date (tickets to each $10). Student Rush tickets at curtain time, if available, are $5 for the three play viewing.  There is no performance on Sunday, June 11th.  Attendees who wish to have dinner with the cast during the performance of Oedipus at Colonus can purchase a boxed dinner for an additional $10. Beer and wine available.  If you wish to book tickets for a full viewing or if you wish to see one of the three plays at a time, please call us at 919.834.4001.  Each play is one hour long with a 10 minute intermission to follow. Please visit www.burningcoal.org for information about ASL and audio described performances. 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
October 12 – 29, 2017

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

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

Amadeus
by Peter Shaffer
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.

Oakwood Lives 2017: Immigrants!


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Come see a one-of-a-kind performance at Raleigh’s “cemetery full of life!”  Every year, Burning Coal Theatre teams up with Historic Oakwood Cemetery to present an evening of vignettes about notable people who are resting peacefully there.

This year’s theme is “Immigrants!”.  It will be a celebration of people not born in Raleigh but who came here and worked here and left a legacy of which we could all be proud.

We are proud to feature local playwrights and actors in this evening about those who came before.  This years featured plays and playwrights will be announced shortly.

May 19-21, 2017

6:30 pm Friday and Saturday, 2 pm Sunday

Tickets $20 for adults, $10 for students, available at the Oakwood Cemetery on the date of the performance or by calling 919.834.4001.

 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC.  

Parking will be available inside the cemetery.

Auditions


Auditions Held
10 am – 6 pm on May 13, 2017

Please Bring

3 copies of Picture/Resume.  Please attach the resume to the back of the picture and cut it to fit to the size of the picture. 

2 one- minute contemporary monologues (one comedic, one dramatic)



Auditions for the 2017/18 Season at Burning Coal for both Equity and non-Equity actors of all ages, genders, races and experience levels will be held on Saturday, May 13th at Burning Coal Theatre, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC 27604.  Timeslots available from 10 a.m. to 6:00 pm.  In order to book an appointment,
please go to http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080c48abac2fa6fe3-2017 and sign up for a 5 minute timeslot.  If you have to cancel, please do so in advance and through this link.

If the slots are all filled, please just arrive as soon as you can, give your materials to the monitor, and wait until he/she can fit you into the schedule.

The season will include DARKSIDE by Tom Stoppard and Pink Floyd, PETER PAN adapted by Lillian White and the Burning Coal Theatre from the novel by J.M. Barrie, THE NORMAL HEART by Larry Kramer and AMADEUS by Peter Shaffer.

Burning Coal firmly believes in the principle of race, age and gender non-traditional casting and actively seeks actors, directors, designers, and technicians for participation in ALL its events!

STC Jr.


Jun 12 – Jun 23, 2017

10 am – 3 pm on Monday – Friday

$275  DUE on or before the first day of the program.

Eligibility

Incoming 6th-8th graders.

Written by The Students of STC, Jr. 2017

Taught by Burning Coal's Director of Education

A two-week conservatory for students in grades 6-8 who want to explore all the possibilities the theatre offers.  Students learn techniques of movement, vocal production, and character study in the mornings and apply those techniques in rehearsing an original play in the afternoons, with a culminating production of that play created by the students themselves at the end of the session (June 23rd at 6:30 pm).  Taught by Burning Coal’s Director of Education.

 

STC Sr.


Jul 10 – Jul 28, 2017

10 am – 4 pm on Monday – Friday

This year‘s play is Romeo & Juliet

$425  DUE at time of your audition for the play.

Eligibility

Students in grades 9-12 as well as college freshmen.

DEADLINE
July 01, 2017

You will be contacted regarding auditions for the play TBA following enrollment.

Taught by Burning Coal's Director of Education

STC Sr. is our intensive, three-week conservatory for high school students interested in rigorous, professional training.  It involves classes in the mornings followed by rehearsals for a play in the afternoons (this year Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet!).  Two performances will take place at Burning Coal on the evenings of July 28 & 29, 2017.

Last year, we  were joined by guest artists from colleges and professional theatres around the state.  Similar quality educators will be hired again this year!  Students will learn a wide variety of subjects and techniques in classes with guest artists from fine educational institutions and professional theatres such as:

John Gulley, UNC Greensboro – Meisner
Kevin Otos, Elon College – Clowning/Mask Work
Preston Lane, Triad Stage – Auditioning
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Watch the STC Promo

Accessibility


We are committed to making our Theatre as accessible as possible for everyone.

To request specific accommodations or let us know how we can improve your experience call: (919) 834-4001 or email: coalartisticdir@ncrrbiz.com

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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.