The Greeks


Jun 9 – Jun 25, 2017

Written by Ian Finley and Alex Tobey

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.

The Greeks POSTER SMALL copy                                            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 throughout 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 are designed to be seen together over the course of a single evening (tickets $25), but can also be viewed separately on different dates if desired (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.  For tickets, please call us at 919.834.4001.  Each play is approximately one hour long with a 10 minute intermission to follow. Please visit www.burningcoal.org for information about ASL and audio described performances.  NOTE: Food will be served during the second play. Read More »

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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.

KidsWrite! Performance Festival 2017


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May 26 – May 27, 2017

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 9th annual KidsWrite! New Play Festival 2017, featuring works written by local students in 6th-12th grades. The festival will take place on May 26-27, 2017, 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:

The Silk Settee by Emma Dieterle
Voyage by Sam Woolard
VLOG by Jessica Jenkens
A Play About Characters by Evan Bojvonich
Baggage by Sydney Rehder
Love You Like a Play Cousin by Leticia Tuset
Same Difference by Bensen, Estrada, Boney, Montgomery, Kerr, Glover, and McClatchey

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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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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.

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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