CAMELOT by Lerner & Loewe


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Dec 5 – Dec 22, 2019

Written by Lerner & Loewe

Directed by Jerome Davis

Performances are Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2 pm.  And we've ADDED Saturday matinees at 2 pm on December 14 & 21.


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CAMELOT
by Lerner & Loewe
directed by Jerome Davis
Based on T.H. White’s beloved novel, Camelot is about the legendary King Arthur, the love of his life, the Lady Guinevere, and the man who Arthur saw as a son, the young Sir Lancelot.  It is a musical about the dream of a better place and the battle to create such a place.  Featuring classics such as CamelotThe Lusty Month of May, If Ever I Would Leave You and C’est Moi. Read More »

William Henry Curry to speak on CAMELOT


William-Henry-Curry-Zirkle-Photo-300x238Burning Coal Theatre Company is proud to welcome William Henry Curry to speak on its production of the classic Lerner & Loewe musical CAMELOT on Sunday, December 15th immediately following the performance of CAMELOT.  Tickets are free to anyone in attendance that afternoon.

WILLIAM HENRY CURRY is a composer, professor and conductor. He is currently the Music Director and Conductor of the Durham Symphony. For twenty years, Maestro Curry was the Resident Conductor and Summerfest Artistic Director for the North Carolina Symphony. He came to the North Carolina Symphony by way of New Orleans where he served as Resident Conductor of the New Orleans Symphony.  A native of Pittsburgh, he became involved with music through a school program that provided him with free lessons and his chosen instrument, the viola. Eventually Curry became a conducting major at the Oberlin Conservatory and took his first professional position as Assistant Conductor with the Richmond Chamber Orchestra and the Richmond Symphony Orchestra (1975-1977). He went on to serve as Resident Conductor both with the Baltimore Symphony (1978-1983) and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra (1983-1985) and was the Associate Conductor of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (1983-1988).  Maestro Curry is the first and only African-American ever to be Music Director of a symphony orchestra in the southern United States. He has guest conducted many of the world’s greatest orchestras including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, and Los Angeles Philharmonic. Maestro Curry was nominated for a Grammy and is the only person who has ever been the unanimous winner of the Leopold Stokowski Conducting Competition at Carnegie Hall.  He was the recipient of the Raleigh Medal of Arts in 2016 for his “extraordinary achievement in the Arts”. William Henry Curry credits his successful career to a great love and respect for music.

London Tour 2020


We at Burning Coal Theatre Company are excited to announce that our 2020 London Theatre Tour is ON! 

The tour will take place from April 12th – April 19th, 2020 and will include:

- Air Fare to and from London and RDU
- A chartered bus to and from the hotel and airport
- A weekly tube pass
- A room (double occupancy) in a beautiful hotel 2 blocks from a centrally located tube stop for 6 nights, including free Wi-Fi and breakfast (with group discussion each morning)
- Tickets to 6 plays at theatres such as
   The National Theatre
   The Royal Court Theatre
   The Almeida Theatre
   The Donmar Warehouse
   The Hampstead Theatre
   The Barbican Center
   and the West End 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 7:00 and 9 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

It is possible to purchase MAINSTAGE SUBSCRIPTIONS for 3/4s of the season for only $60 apiece.  If you would like to do this, call us at 919.834.4001.

And, for $30 more, you can purchase a Breakfast Club Subscription, which includes all 3 remaining mainstage shows and tickets to all 3 of our summer 2020 Second Stage shows (TBA).  To Subscribe call us at 919.834.4001.

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

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

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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