2011/2012 Main Stage Shows


Enron

Written by Lucy Prebble

Directed by Jerome Davis

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Henry V (on Trapeze)

Written by William Shakespeare

Directed by Steven Cole Hughes

Coproduced by Fight or Flight

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Man of La Mancha

Written by Darion, Leigh and Wasserman

Directed by Tea Alagic

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Jude the Obscure, Part 1 (of 2)

Written by Thomas Hardy

Directed by Jerome Davis

Adapted by Ian Finley, Jerome Davis and Bruce Benedict

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2010/2011 Main Stage Shows


To Kill A Mockingbird

by Harper Lee/Christopher Sergel

Directed by Randolph Curtis Rand

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St. Nicholas

by Conor McPherson

Directed by Randolph Curtis Rand

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Crowns

by Regina Taylor

Directed by Rebecca Holderness

co-production with Temple Theatre

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Blue

by Kelly Doyle

Directed by Mark Sutch

Shape of the Table

by David Edgar

Directed by Jerome Davis

 

 

2009/2010 Main Stage Shows


Hair

by Ragni, Rado & McDermott

Directed by Mark Sutch

Choreographed by Robin Harris

 

Much Ado About Nothing

by William Shakespeare

Directed by Emily Ranii

 

The Seafarer

by Conor McPherson

Directed by Jerome Davis

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Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art

by Angus McLachlan

Gee’s Bend

by Elyzabeth Wilder

Directed by Kathryn Milliken and Mark Williams

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2008/2009 Main Stage Shows


The Prisoner’s Dilemma

Written by David Edgar

Directed by Jerome Davis

 

Hysteria

Written by Terry Johnson

Directed by Jerome Davis

 

Twelfth Night

Written by William Shakespeare

Directed by Rebecca Holderness

 

Way to Heaven

Written by Juan Mayorga

Adapted by David Johnston

Directed by Matthew Earnest

 

1960

Written by Ian Finley and Burning Coal

Directed by Jerome Davis

 

 

2007/2008 Main Stage Shows


Hamlet

Written by William Shakespeare

Directed by Jerome Davis

 

The Love Song of J. Robert Oppenheimer

Written by Carson Kreitzer

Directed by Emily Ranii

 

Inherit the Wind

Written by Lawrence & Lee

Directed by Jerome Davis

 

Crowns

Written by Regina Taylor

Directed by Rebecca Holderness

 

2006/2007 Main Stage Shows


1776

Written by Stone and Edwards

Directed by Matthew Earnest

Einstein’s Dreams

Written by Kipp Cheng

Adapted from the novella by Alan Lightman

Directed by Rebecca Holderness

 

Pentecost

Written by David Edgar

Directed by Jerome Davis

 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Written by William Shakespeare

Directed by David Henderson

 

2005/2006 Main Stage Shows


The Taming of the Shrew

Written by William Shakespeare

Directed by Jerome Davis

 

A New War

Written by Gip Hoppe

Directed by Brendan Hughes

 

Map of the World

Written by David Hare

Directed by Roger Smart

 

Miss Julie

Written by Kelsey Egan and Jack Lienke

Adapted from Strindberg

Directed by Rebecca Holderness

2004/2005 Main Stage Shows


James Joyce’s The Dead

Written by Richard Nelson and Shawn Davey

Directed by Rebecca Holderness

90 in 90

Written by Jerome Oster

in repertory with

Safe House

Written by Lydia Stryk

Directed by Carnessa Ottelin and Jodie McAuliffe

Lipstick Traces

Written by Rude Mechs of Austin, Texas

Directed by Matthew Earnest

 

Accidental Death of an Anarchist

Written by Dario Fo

Directed by Jerome Davis

2003/2004 Main Stage Shows


All the King’s Men

Written by Adrian Hall

Directed by Adrian Hall

 

Waiting for Godot

Written by Samuel Beckett

Directed by David Henderson

 

The Man Who Tried to Save the World

Written by Jerome Davis & Floraine Kay

Directed by Matthew Earnest

 

2002/2003 Main Stage Shows


Travesties

Written by Tom Stoppard

Directed by Rebecca Holderness

Juno and the Paycock

Written by Sean O’Casey

Directed by Jerome Davis

 

Tartuffe

Written by Moliere

Directed by Emma Griffin

 

Crumbs from the Table of Joy

Written by Lynn Nottage

Directed by Carman-maria Mandley

 

 

Past Productions & Events

The following shows/events have passed.


 

2019-2020 Season!


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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

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

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Burning Coal has been invited to bring its production of Gary Owen’s play IPHIGENIA IN SPLOTT directed by Jerome Davis and starring Chloe Oliver to the 2019 Capital Fringe Festival in Washington DC July 12, 13, 20 & 21 at the Plum: Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. If you are going to be in DC and want to come support Burning Coal, or if you have friends in DC who would enjoy this play, tickets may be purchased at https://www.capitalfringe.org/event/iphigenia-in-splott/.

WARNING:  Strong Language.

“… a career-best performance…” “… in a tough, thought provoking production.” – Byron Woods, IndyWeek
“Five Stars.  Stunning.” – Ravelle Brickman, DC Metro

 

Estimated run time: 1 hours.

Churchill’s Shorts


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Jun 20 – Jun 30, 2019

Written by Caryl Churchill

Directed by Stephen Eckert

Coproduced by CAM Raleigh, 409 W. Martin Street, Raleigh, North Carolina

All Tickets $15. Student Rush $5 at curtain, if available. Available by clicking on link above or by calling 919.834.4001 during business hours.

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 Burning Coal Theatre Company and CAM/Raleigh are proud to present CHURCHILL’S SHORTS, two short plays by Caryl Churchill.   FAR AWAY and A NUMBER are two short plays set in the near future, one about what happens when we abuse our environment (hint, it abuses back) and one about the impact of technology on family and society.

CAST

Ben Apple
Mark Filiaci
Chloe Oliver
Julie Oliver

Graphics by Sara Method Read More »

Estimated run time: 2 hours.

Talley’s Folly by Lanford Wilson


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Jan 23 – Feb 9, 2020

Written by Lanford Wilson

Directed by John Gulley

Performances are Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2 pm.


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Talley’s Folly by Lanford Wilson
Directed by John Gulley
Lanford Wilson’s beautiful and funny Pulitzer Prize winning 1980 play introduces us to Matt Friedman and Sally Talley, who come together, for better or for worse, in a gazebo on a river bank in Missouri in 1944.  The New York Times called the play “… a valentine to a classic romantic ideal: two lost souls finding in each other a respite from loneliness.”

Talkback with Sheldon Bleiweiss* on Sunday, February 2 immediately following the 2 pm matinee.
Actor Talkback – Friday, February 7 immediately following 7:30 pm performance. 

Both free to all ticketholders from all dates.

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Estimated run time: 1.5 hours.

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 on 12/14 and 12/21 at 2 pm! NOTE: TALK BACK with cast following performance on Friday, December 20th (free to all ticket holders for Camelot). 


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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 »

Estimated run time: 2 hours.

2015/2016 Season


Asylum 

Written by Kendall Rileigh and Nicki Miller Directed by Nicki Miller

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The Wiz 

Music and Lyrics by Charlie Smalls

Book by William F. Brown 

Directed by Randolph Curtis Rand

Music Director Julie Florin

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Blue Sky

Written by Clare Bayley

Directed by Gus Heagerty 

Coproduced by CAM/Raleigh

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Spoonface Steinberg 

Written by Lee Hall

Directed by Jerome Davis 

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2017/2018 Season


Darkside

Written by Tom Stoppard and Pink Floyd 

Directed by Pálína Jónsdóttir

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Peter Pan and Wendy

Adapted by Lillian White

Directed by Lillian White

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The Normal Heart

Written by Larry Kramer

Directed by Emily Ranii

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King Charles III

Written by Mike Bartlett

Directed by Karen O’Brien

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2016/2017 Season


Skylight

Written by David Hare

Directed by John Gulley

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Written on the Heart

Written by David Edgar

Directed by Jerome Davis

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Heisenberg 

Written by Simon Stephens 

Directed by Emily Ranii

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The Royale 

Written by Marco Ramirez 

Directed by Avis Hatcher-Puzzo

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2014/2015 Season


The Iron Curtain Trilogy (Pentecost, The Shape of the Table, The Prisoner’s Dilemma)

Written by David Edgar

Directed by Jerome Davis 

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Romeo and Juliet

Written by William Shakespeare

Directed by Emily Ranii 

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Sunday in the Park with George 

Written by Stephen Sondheim and James Lepine

Directed by Jerome Davis 

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