BWW Review: THE WEIR at Burning Coal Theatre Stirs Up Haunting Tale of WoeBWW Review: THE WEIR at Burning Coal Theatre Stirs Up Haunting Tale of Woe
by Lauren Van Hemert - Dec 6, 2018

What makes a good play? A musical can hook you with a snappy showstopper, but a play, on the other hand, is all about the language, rhythm, and story. And some of the best contemporary plays I've seen of late are more character-driven than plot-driven and an exploration into the daily life of the everyman, muddling through just like the rest of us, trying to find himself or reconcile with his inner demons. I suppose it is the fine art of storytelling, as well as the astute observation of the ordinary while skating between the supernatural and the mundane, that makes Burning Coal's current production of Conor McPherson's THE WEIR so engrossing. (more...)

Burning Coal Presents an Evening of Suspense, Blarney and a Pint or TwoBurning Coal Presents an Evening of Suspense, Blarney and a Pint or Two
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018

The Burning Coal Theatre Company is proud to present Conor McPherson's The Weir, the story of what happens on a seemingly quiet evening in a rural Irish pub when the local boys are visited by a stranger. Directed by Jerome Davis, The Weir will play at Burning Coal's Murphey School Auditorium in downtown Raleigh from November 29th through December 16th. There will be a "pay what you can day" on Sunday December 2nd.   Performances are November 29, 30 and December 1, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14 & 15 at 7:30 pm and December 2, 9 & 16th at 2 pm.  Tickets are available now for $25, with a senior discount (65+) at $20, a student, teachers, and active military discount at $15 and student rush tickets for $5 (if available) at curtain. Those interested can secure their tickets online at burningcoal.org or by calling the box office at 919.834.4001. (more...)

Otherland Theatre Ensemble Presents FORGIVE US GUSTAVITO!Otherland Theatre Ensemble Presents FORGIVE US GUSTAVITO!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018

From the winner of sixth annual Charm City Fringe Festival's Best of Fringe comes Forgive us, Gustavito!, an outrageous animal noir to be performed by the Otherland Theatre Ensemble as part of the Charm City Fringe Festival on Nov. 7, 9,10 and 11 at MAP Underground, 218 W Saratoga St. Tickets are $15. (more...)

Lucius Robinson to Teach Auditioning for Teens Class at Burning Coal TheatreLucius Robinson to Teach Auditioning for Teens Class at Burning Coal Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

Burning Coal theatre offers new class to assist young actors in sharpening their audition skills. In this 4 week course led by acclaimed actor Lucius Robinson, teens will learn to select, and hone audition pieces that will give them a competitive edge on the collegiate audition circuit, as well as other high stakes auditions. Students will participate each week in mock auditions and receive feedback and practical advice on how to prepare and perform their audition pieces. (more...)

Award Winning Solo Play To Appear To Providence Fringe FestivalAward Winning Solo Play To Appear To Providence Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

Princess Grace award-winning actor Lucius Robinson will present his psychological thriller-comedy about suburban obsession and the sinister boy next door. (more...)

Award Winning Solo Play To Appear To Providence Fringe FestivalAward Winning Solo Play To Appear To Providence Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

Princess Grace award-winning actor Lucius Robinson will present his psychological thriller-comedy about suburban obsession and the sinister boy next door. (more...)

Award Winning Solo Play To Appear To Providence Fringe FestivalAward Winning Solo Play To Appear To Providence Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2018

Princess Grace award-winning actor Lucius Robinson will present his psychological thriller-comedy about suburban obsession and the sinister boy next door. (more...)

Award-Winning Solo Play YOU'RE IN DANGER! To Return At Kanas City Fringe FestivalAward-Winning Solo Play YOU'RE IN DANGER! To Return At Kanas City Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2018

Princess Grace award-winning actor Lucius Robinson will present his psychological thriller-comedy about the sinister boy next door. (more...)

Award-Winning Solo Play YOU'RE IN DANGER! To Return At Kanas City Fringe FestivalAward-Winning Solo Play YOU'RE IN DANGER! To Return At Kanas City Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2018

Princess Grace award-winning actor Lucius Robinson will present his psychological thriller-comedy about the sinister boy next door. (more...)

Award-Winning Solo Play YOU'RE IN DANGER! To Return At Kanas City Fringe FestivalAward-Winning Solo Play YOU'RE IN DANGER! To Return At Kanas City Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Princess Grace award-winning actor Lucius Robinson will present his psychological thriller-comedy about the sinister boy next door. (more...)

Burning Coal Theatre Company Presents KING CHARLES IIIBurning Coal Theatre Company Presents KING CHARLES III
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

Burning Coal Theatre Company will present Mike Bartlett's future history play King Charles III directed by Karen O'Brien. The play will run April 12 - April 29, 2018 (April 12 - 14, 19 - 21, 26 - 28 at 7:30 PM, and April 15, 22, and 29 at 2:00 PM) at Burning Coal's Murphey School Auditorium, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC 27604. (more...)

Princess Grace Foundation-USA Announces 2016 Award Winners In Theater, Dance & Film
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

The Princess Grace Foundation-USA (PGF-USA) has announced the winners of the 2016 Princess Grace Awards.  The Annual Gala will continue the legacy of Princess Grace (Kelly) of Monaco, who helped emerging artists pursue their artistic goals during Her lifetime.  In total, the Foundation is awarding over $1 million to artists in theater, dance, and film.   In the presence of Their Serene Highnesses The Prince and The Princess of Monaco, this year's Gala will be held at Cipriani 25 Broadway on October 24, 2016.  The evening will be co-chaired by Lisa and Richard Plepler, Sidney and Katia Toledano, and Gillian Murphy and Ethan Stiefel. Major Gala supporters include: Christian Dior Couture, as Presenting Sponsor and Mrs. Lily Safra as Crown Sponsor. (more...)

RLT's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Opens Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

Much Ado About Nothing, opening next Friday at RLT, is the debut production by Patrick Torres as Artistic Director. The play is part of Wherefore: Shakespeare in Raleigh, a city-wide convergence of arts organizations presenting work by and inspired by Shakespeare, from now through June 2015. (more...)

The Common Ground Theatre Presents RICHARD III, BULLY BOY & More in August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

Common Ground Theatre (www.cgtheatre.com) is a performance and teaching space located in west Durham, offering performing arts and educational groups a flexible, well-equipped alternative space. The Theatre provides a convenient venue for Triangle audiences to experience the diversity of our area's arts and educational offerings. All events listed will be held at Common Ground Theatre. The Theatre is hosting the following events in August, 2013: (more...)

StreetSigns Presents 'Acts of Witness' at The ArtsCenter, 3/2-20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2012

In honor of Tony Award-winning playwright Athol Fugard's visit to UNC, StreetSigns presents ACTS OF WITNESS, two theatrical events in rotating rep, featuring Athol Fugard's BLOOD KNOT directed by Joseph Megel and POETIC PORTRAITS OF A REVOLUTION created by Kane Smego, Will McInerney, Mohammad Moussa and Sameer Abdel-khalek. (more...)

StreetSigns Presents 'Acts of Witness' at The ArtsCenter, 3/2-20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2012

In honor of Tony Award-winning playwright Athol Fugard's visit to UNC, StreetSigns presents ACTS OF WITNESS, two theatrical events in rotating rep, featuring Athol Fugard's BLOOD KNOT directed by Joseph Megel and POETIC PORTRAITS OF A REVOLUTION created by Kane Smego, Will McInerney, Mohammad Moussa and Sameer Abdel-khalek. (more...)

Common Ground Theatre Announces January Events and Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2012

Common Ground Theatre is a performance and teaching space located in west Durham, offering performing arts and educational groups a flexible, well-equipped alternative space (more...)

Common Ground Theatre Announces January Events and Shows
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2011

Common Ground Theatre is a performance and teaching space located in west Durham, offering performing arts and educational groups a flexible, well-equipped alternative space (more...)

Burning Coal Theatre Company and Fight or Flight Present HENRY V (ON TRAPEZE)
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2011

Burning Coal Theatre Company continues its 15th season with Shakespeare's Henry V (on Trapeze) presented in collaboration with the NYC-based Fight or Flight. The production will run December 1 - 18, 2011 at the Murphey School, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC. (more...)

Burning Coal Theatre Company and Fight or Flight Present HENRY V (ON TRAPEZE)
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2011

Burning Coal Theatre Company continues its 15th season with Shakespeare's Henry V (on Trapeze) presented in collaboration with the NYC-based Fight or Flight. The production will run December 1 - 18, 2011 at the Murphey School, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC. (more...)

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