State of Dance


November 6-8, 2014

7:30 p.m. on 11/6 - 11/8

$10 at the door

Murphey School Auditorium

Burning Coal Theatre Company and NC State Dance Program will present State of Dance, the world premieres of five new short dance pieces created by five of the most exciting young, emergent dance makers in North Carolina November 6 – 9, 2014  The works will premiere at Burning Coal Theatre’s Murphey School Auditorium, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, November 6 – 8 at 7:30pm.  All tickets are $10 and are available at the door.   ALSO, in the month leading up to the performances, each choreographer will lead a FREE workshop and a FREE ‘open rehearsal’, both of which are open to the public.  SEE BELOW for further details. Read More »

Burning Coal Announces
its 2014/2015 Season


Main Stage Shows

The Iron Curtain Trilogy by David Edgar
directed by Jerome Davis: 

The Shape of the Table
Pentecost
The Prisoner’s Dilemma

Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare
directed by Emily Ranii

Sunday in the Park with George by Stephen Sondheim & James Lapine
directed by Jerome Davis 

Second Stage Shows

Sea Wall by Simon Stephens
directed by Zia Morter

Dark Vanilla Jungle by Philip Ridley
directed by Staci Sabarsky

Rum & Vodka by Conor McPherson
directed by Jerome Davis

A Century of Service: Rotary in Raleigh 1914 – 2014


"One hundred years. And much has changed. But much has endured. And that’s what I really want to discuss tonight."

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Nov 21 – Nov 23, 2014

7:30 pm on Friday – Saturday
2 pm on Sunday

Murphey School Auditorium

Written by Ian Finley

Burning Coal Theatre stages this premiere original dramatization of the history of Rotary in North Carolina and the leaders who shaped the growth of Raleigh. The play is written by former Piedmont Laureate Ian Finley and staged in the Burning Coal performance space in the Murphey School building on the corner of Polk and Person Streets in downtown Raleigh.  The modest admission fee of $20 per ticket will benefit the nonprofit Theatre.  NOTE:  To purchase tickets, please click http://raleighrotary.bpt.me/

Performances take place on Friday, November 21 and Saturday, November 22 at 7:30 p.m. and a Sunday, November 23 matinee at 2:00 p.m.