Churchill’s Shorts


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Jun 20 – Jun 30, 2019

Written by Caryl Churchill

Directed by Stephen Eckert

Coproduced by CAM Raleigh, 409 W. Martin Street, Raleigh, North Carolina

All Tickets $15. Student Rush $5 at curtain, if available. Available by clicking on link above or by calling 919.834.4001 during business hours.

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 Burning Coal Theatre Company and CAM/Raleigh are proud to present CHURCHILL’S SHORTS, two short plays by Caryl Churchill.   FAR AWAY and A NUMBER are two short plays set in the near future, one about what happens when we abuse our environment (hint, it abuses back) and one about the impact of technology on family and society.

CAST

Ben Apple
Mark Filiaci
Chloe Oliver
Julie Oliver

Graphics by Sara Method Read More »

2019-2020 Season!


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Burning Coal Theatre Company is delighted to announce its 23rd season in Raleigh:

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THE CONTAINER
 by Clare Bayley
Directed by Avis HatcherPuzzo
In a collaboration with Raleigh’s Contemporary Art Museum, Gab Smith, Executive Director
October 10 – 27, 2019
at CAM/Raleigh – 409 W Martin St, Raleigh, NC
Performances Thursdays through Saturdays at 6:30 and 8 pm
Sundays at 2 and 4 pm
Note:  This production will take place in a shipping container on the grounds of CAM/Raleigh

CAMELOT by Lerner & Loewe
Directed by Jerome Davis
December 5 – 22, 2019
Performances Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 2 pm

TALLEY’S FOLLY by Lanford Wilson
Directed by John Gulley
The Pulitzer Prize winning comedy/drama from 1980 about two of society’s outcasts who come together in a gazebo in rural Missouri in 1944
January 23 – February 9, 2020
Performances Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 2 pm

SILENT SKY by Lauren Gunderson
Directed by Rebecca Holderness
The true story of Henrietta Leavitt, an early 1900s pioneer in astronomy at a time when a woman wasn’t even allowed to touch a telescope 
April 9 – 26, 2020
Performances Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 2 pm

Your MAINSTAGE SUBSCRIPTION still only costs $80 apiece (a savings of 20% off full priced tickets).  And, for $30 more, you can purchase a BREAKFAST CLUB SUBSCRIPTION, which includes all 4 of our mainstage shows, tickets to all 3 of our summer 2020 Second Stage shows (TBA) and breakfast with the Artistic Director (catered by the Flying Biscuit!) in October, 2019.  To Subscribe, CLICK HERE or call us at 919.834.4001.

To purchase tickets for individual productions, please click on the individual links above or call 919.834.4001.

STC Jr.


Jun 17 – Jun 28, 2019

10 am – 3 pm on Monday – Friday

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

Eligibility

Rising 6th-8th graders.

Written by The Students of STC, Jr. 2019

Taught by Burning Coal's Director of Education

STC 2019 front page of brochure for websiteA 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 28th at 6:00 pm).  Taught by Burning Coal’s Director of Education.

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STC Sr.


Jul 8 – Jul 27, 2019

10 am – 4 pm on Monday – Friday

This year‘s play is MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (performances July 26 - 27 at 7 pm)

$425  DUE $100 deposit with application, remainder at time of your audition for the play.

Eligibility

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

DEADLINE
July 01, 2019

You will be contacted regarding auditions for MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING following enrollment.

Written by William Shakespeare

Taught by Burning Coal's Director of Education

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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 MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING by William Shakespeare!).  Two performances will take place at Burning Coal on the evenings of July 26 & 27, 2019.

This year, students will also receive instruction from GUEST ARTISTS from colleges and professional theatres around the state, including

Jill Carlson [ECU] – Stage Combat
Ray Dooley [PlayMakers Rep] – Auditioning
Carl Forsman [UNC-School of the Arts] – Shakespeare Text
John Gulley [UNCG] – Meisner Technique
Jo Hall [Greensboro College] – Fitzmaurice/Berry

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Uta Hagen Class


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Jul 8 – Aug 26, 2019

7 pm – 10 pm on Monday

$200  call with visa or mastercard at 919.834.4001

Taught by Jerome Davis

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 »

Virtual Tour


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

After viewing, if you are interested in renting our space, give us a ring at 919.834.4001 or email us at coalartisticdir@ncrrbiz.com

Iphigenia in Splott


Jul 6 – Jul 7, 2019

Written by Gary Owen

Directed by Jerome Davis

Starring Chloe Oliver

IPHIGENIA 11In 2018 Burning Coal presented Gary Owen’s play about a young woman making all the wrong choices and staggering toward … what?  The answer may surprise you.

Burning Coal has been invited to the 2019 Capital Fringe Festival in Washington in July, 2019.  We will have two free open rehearsals on Saturday, July 6 at 7 pm and Sunday, July 7 at 2 pm prior to our two week run in Washington performing at the Plum: Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater.  Please come help us see the show off in grand style.  WARNING:  Strong Language.

“… a career-best performance…” “… in a tough, thought provoking production.” – Byron Woods, IndyWeek

Burning Coal’s performances in Washington, DC will be July 12, 13, 20 & 21st.  If you are going to be in DC and want to come support Burning Coal, or if you have friends in DC who would enjoy this play, tickets may be purchased at https://www.capitalfringe.org/event/iphigenia-in-splott/.