The 19th Amendment Project


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Aug 17 – Aug 30, 2020

Written by Various

Directed by Various

Coproduced by The League of Women Voters of Wake County

Each film will cost $2 to view between its release date and September 30, 2020, or $25 for the entire 14 play cycle.

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Burning Coal Theatre is pleased to present The 19th Amendment Project, a collection of short plays written by some of the most accomplished women and/or non-binary playwrights working today, writing on the passage of the 19th Amendment 100 years ago and its ongoing impact.  Each of the 14 plays will be released virtually, one at a time, between August Aug 17 – 30.  Tickets to view each 10 minute play will be $2 (or buy the whole series for $25) and each will be available from the day each play is released through the end of September, 2020.

The playwrights expected to participate include Clare Bayley, Hannah Benitez, Susana Cook, Kelly Doyle, Jennifer Natalya Fink, Magdalena Gomez, Tamara Kissane, Carrie Knowles, Deb Margolin, Ruth Margraff, Kate Morris, MJ Perrin, Elaine Romero, Prageeta Sharma and Ariel Zetina.

The producing arts organizations will include Agape Theatre, Bulldog Theatre Ensemble, Burning Coal Theatre, the Gilbert Theatre, the Justice Theatre Project, NC Central University Theatre, the North Carolina Theatre, the North Carolina Opera, Raleigh Little Theatre, Sweet Tea Shakespeare, Theatre in the Park, William Peace University Theatre and the Women’s Theatre Festival.

 Our production partner is The League of Women Voters of Wake County

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Internships


Intern at Burning CoalBurning Coal Theatre Company can create internships in arts administration, technical theatre, acting, directing, stage managing or a combination of the above.  Those interested in working as an intern with Burning Coal should forward an email indicating your area of interest, availability (dates and times of day), and a resume.  We will call you to set up an interview. Internships are not paid, though housing may be available. Our email address is coalartisticdir@ncrrbiz.com.

Acting, directing and stage management internships primarily take place during the season (Sept – May). Arts Management and technical theatre internships are available over the summer or throughout the year. Read More »

Club 39


Club 39 brick bkgrndTake a free test drive of Club 39 by joining us for The 19th Amendment Project’s Speakeasy. We’ve partnered with top bars across the Triangle to bring you a new pre-show mixology tutorial for every play. Check back here soon or follow us on Instagram @burningcoaltc for the latest bar partnership announcements and RSVP info. 

By RSVPing, you’ll receive a list of ingredients you’ll need to make your own drink from home. Watch the tutorial with friends, set a watch party for The 19th Amendment Project, and enjoy the show! 

CLUB 39 & under is a fresh Burning Coal membership for theatre fans 39 years or younger. For an annual cost of just $39 you get access to exclusive pre- and post-show events, support your local theatre, and get $10 off all full priced tickets. (There’s no ID check to join, we’ll believe you’re the age you say you are.)

ACCORD(ing) Virtual Performance AND new documentary film


according imageACCORD(ing) by Bronwen Carson and Vieve Radha Price
presented in collaboration with SoundingLine Arts and TÉA Creative

The live performance dates are now past, but if you would like to watch the show ‘virtually’ you may purchase a ‘ticket’ by CLICKING HERE and selecting “JUNE 29th”.  If you purchase a ticket now, you will also get, FREE, a one-hour documentary about the making of ACCORD(ing), “Theatre in the Time of Covid”, directed by David Ray.

2020 Summer Workshop Series


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Burning Coal Theatre Company is pleased to announce that it will host a free series of workshops for young and emerging theatre professionals. This series will feature experienced professionals both local and national, and will provide critical, foundational training in subjects like theatrical lighting design, stage management, and movement and choreography. Workshops will be made available to the public via Zoom, and will be held on Mondays at 6:00 PM beginning on August 3rd and August 10th, with future dates to be announced. To register, please email us at info@burningcoal.org. Read More »