Burning Coal Theatre puts on a yearly season of live theatre that is innovative, visceral and an integral part of local Raleigh arts scene. For more, read below.
Join us for Season 27 at Burning Coal Theatre. This season, we’ll delve into the works of great modern wordsmiths and unpack what it means to be human.
$90 for a Main Stage subscription (25% off the General Admission Price!)
$120 for a Breakfast Club Subscription, which adds on our unique Second Stage Series and an exclusive Breakfast With The Artistic Director event in October.
The remaining Main Stage season includes:
ARCADIA (Oct 12 – 29, 2023) – by Tom Stoppard (you may be familiar with his other work, Rosencrantz and Gildenstern Are Dead, Shakespeare in Love, Travesties)
MOONLIGHT (Nov 30 – Dec 17, 2023) – our first excursion into the world of Nobel Prize Laureate Harold Pinter
HYMN (Jan 25 – Feb 11, 2024) – Lolita Chakrabarti’s newest piece which premiered at The Almeida in 2021
A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC (April 4 – 21, 2024) – a musical farce from Sondheim and Wheeler (the duo who brought you Sweeney Todd), featuring Send in the Clowns
Our Second Stage “Wait ‘Til You See This” series will be announced in Spring, 2024.
ARCADIA by Tom Stoppard / Directed by Jerome Davis / October 12 – 29, 2023
Upbeat ● Witty Comedy
A young mathematical genius studies with her tutor in 1809, while in the present day, researchers scour the house and grounds in search of clues to solve the mystery of who once lived on the grand property.
MOONLIGHT by Harold Pinter / Directed by Greg Hersov/ November 30 – December 17, 2023
Modern Classic ● Relationship Drama
Moonlight follows a riotous older man reflecting on his life, his marriage, his children, his lovers, his friends …and his past mistakes.
HYMN by Lolita Chakrabarti / directed by marcus d. harvey / January 25 – February 11, 2024
Joy of Family ● Brotherhood
Hymn portrays a growing friendship between two men who meet for the first time at the funeral of their father. It is about the joyous and unbreakable bond of blood.
A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler / Directed by Jerome Davis / Musical Director Christian Stahr / April 4 – 21, 2024
Musical ● Romantic Farce
A Little Night Music is a musical that observes the comic foibles of several couples who decide to spend a weekend together in the country.
Once you have subscribed, we will mail you a welcome letter and subscriber card(s). Bring your subscriber card to the check-in station at the performance to be hole punched, and receive a quicker check-in (hint: it fits in your wallet!).
We recommend reserving your spot for a specific performance date in advance. To reserve your date, call us at 919.834.4001 or email email@example.com. Reserving ensures you have a seat in case the performance sells out.
Special discounted ticket days have been added, in addition to our regular $20 student tickets that are available for all performances.
For students 18 & under:
Bring your valid school ID for $5 tickets to any Thursday or Friday night performance for our new WEEKNIGHT STUDENT RUSH! Reserve tickets through the individual show’s ticket page. Parents, please check individual show pages for content warnings and recommended audience ages.
For college students:
Bring your valid school ID for $5 tickets on our new College Night – the first Friday performance for each show! Buy tickets in advance through the individual show’s ticket page.
*Must show a valid student ID at the door for discount. Applicable until sold out. Valid for Main Stage and Second Stage 2022-2023 Season. Not applicable to fundraising and special events. Please call (919) 834-4001 for more details.