The Wiz


"Radiates so much energy you can hardly sit in your seat...great fun." - The New York Post

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Dec 3 – Dec 20, 2015

Written by Smalls & Brown

Directed by Randolph Curtis Rand

Additional music & lyrics by Luther Vandross

Music Director, Julie Florin

Join Burning Coal Theatre for one of the most beloved of American musicals.  This soulful classic follows Dorothy, the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion and the Scarecrow as they ease on down the road to find what is waiting for them over the rainbow, behind the curtain, and maybe even in their own backyard.

Performances Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm & Saturdays and Sundays at 2 pm

London Theatre Tour 2016

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Apr 10 – Apr 17, 2016

$2900  Full Tour Price
$2100  Bring-your-own Airfare

Deposit of $700
Due on December 01, 2015

Remainder of Total
Due on January 15, 2016

All rooms will be shared, 2 to a room

Add $600 to either fee for a single room

Burning Coal’s London Theatre Tour is a chance to explore one of the most artistically and historically fascinating cities in the world. Featuring six plays in six days, talkbacks at the theatres, and tours of world-famous museums and cultural and historical sites such as the Globe Theatre, Westminster Abbey, and the Tate Modern, the tour is designed for the avid art lover and life-long learner.  Call 919.834.4001 to reserve your place today.

The trip is led by Burning Coal’s Artistic Director, Jerome Davis, and Read More »

Burning Coal Announces its 2015/2016 Season


Main Stage Shows

Asylum  ·  October 15 – November 1, 2015
(World Premiere)
Concept and Story by Kendall Rileigh and Nicki Miller
Directed by Nicki Miller
Produced in collaboration with Only Child Aerial Theatre of Brooklyn, NY

The Wiz  ·  December 3 – 20, 2015
Music & Lyrics by Charlie Smalls & Luther Vandross
Book by William F. Brown
Directed by Randolph Curtis Rand

Blue Sky  ·  January 28 – February 14, 2016
(US Premiere)
Written by Clare Bayley
Produced in collaboration with CAM/Raleigh

Spoonface Steinberg  ·  April 7 – 24, 2016
(US Premiere)
Written by Lee Hall
Directed by Jerome Davis

Second Stage Shows

TBA  ·  Three hot plays about science, psychology and the human mind.  In repertory, June, 2016.  Two companies have been confirmed, including INSOMNIA by Koffee Dance Theatre.  The other two productions will be confirmed shortly.