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Performance Dates: April 7-24, 2022

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THE LIFE OF GALILEO by Bertolt Brecht, adapted by David Edgar, directed by Jerome Davis.

Performed outdoors at Dorothea Dix Park, 1030 Richardson Dr. Raleigh, NC 27603

Tickets available for live performances and on-demand recording.

2023 KidsWrite! Festival

9 plays written by local 6th – 12th grade students

Directed by Allison Nicole Acuff, Amy Lloyd, and Geraldo Elizondo

Every spring, Burning Coal Theatre receives play submissions from local 6th-12th graders that are then professionally produced for the public


Every year, Burning Coal Theatre uses its theatre space in Raleigh, NC to foster young and emerging innovative theatre talent in a repertory series.

This season three different Triangle-area professional performing artists / groups present a wide array of unique work.

RUBY Written and Performed by Susan Gross

THE FACE OF EMMETT TILL by Mamie Till Mobley with David Barr III, Performed by Pure Life Theatre

OR, by Liz Duffy Adams, Performed by Switchyard Theatre

Programing Guide for Our Calendar:

(ON) – Opening Night
(C) – College Night
(A) – Afterthoughts
($) – Pay What You Can
(39) – Preview Night
(OF) – Off-Site
(/) – Sold Out

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Thank you. Your being here and your support makes it possible to bring live, inclusive, innovative theatre to Downtown Raleigh, NC, and beyond.

Burning Coal Theatre Company  is funded in part by the City of Raleigh based on recommendations of the Raleigh Arts Commission. Burning Coal Theatre Company is supported by the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County.

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