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    The Next Step: African American Dance Showcase

    Presented by Arising Youth International

    August 26, 2017

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    Join us for a celebration of culture as we feature exhibitions in dance. Groups across the Charlotte area will highlight African American dance styles like hip hop, breakdancing, and stepping. We will also be treated to native cultural dances from east to west Africa. Local dancers are encouraged to contact us about participating.

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    August Wilson's, Jitney

    Presented by BNS Productions at Duke Energy Theatre, Charlotte

    August 30 - September 9, 2017

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    Rory D. Sheriff and BNS Productions proudly presents, for the very first time in Charlotte, NC, August Wilson’s Tony Award winning production, “Jitney”. 

    It is 1977. In the...more

    Festival of India

    Presented by India Association of Charlotte at Belk Theater, Charlotte

    September 9 - September 10, 2017

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    Prepare to be dazzled by the richness of Indian Culture! The 23rd Festival of India in Charlotte, September 9 - September 10. For the last twenty plus years this event has drawn thousands of...more

    Garrison Keillor's Prairie Home "Love & Comedy" Tour

    Presented by Blumenthal Performing Arts at Belk Theater, Charlotte

    September 14, 2017

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    Prairie Home Love & Comedy Tour. Two-plus hours of stories, love duets, Guy Noir, Cowboys, poetic outbursts, and our famous Singing Intermission at which the Eager & Able-Bodied stand and sing...more

    Tawba Walk Arts & Music Festival

    Presented by Cornelius Cultural Arts Group and Bella Love Inc at Cornelius Town Hall & Lawn, Cornelius

    September 16, 2017

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    The Tawba Walk Arts & Music Festival is your all-access pass to discovering the area's premiere talent! 

    Join us for the return of the Fall edition of the Lake's most...more

    Faculty Dance Concert

    Presented by College of Arts + Architecture at UNC Charlotte at Anne R. Belk Theater at UNC Charlotte, Charlotte

    September 15 - September 16, 2017

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    Guest artists from the Martha Graham and José Lim dance companies join faculty members E.E. Balcos, Rachel Barker, Kim Jones, Tamara Williams, and Shamou for an exciting and...more

    Eat The Runt

    Presented by Donna Scott Productions and Charlotte Art League at Charlotte Art League, Charlotte

    September 7 - September 23, 2017

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    Providing a completely novel and participatory theatre experience for Charlotte audiences, Eat the Runt requires that all eight actors in the cast learn every role and audition for the audience...more

    Festival in the Park

    Presented by Festival in the Park

    September 22 - September 24, 2017

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    For more than 52 years, this Charlotte tradition has been seen as the last push of summer and a celebration of the fall to come. Local artisans, bands and crafts of all sorts are presented in a...more

    Magical Tie-Dyed Tour: Trying to Remember the Sixties

    Presented by Disability Rights and Resources

    September 26, 2017

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    Super Sleuth Mystery Theater presents Magical Tie-Dyed Tour: Trying to remember the Sixties. Come enjoy this groovy comedy theater presentation at the Sam Lerner Center at Shalom Park. Dress the...more

    The Third Root

    Presented by El Alma de la Luna Dance Academy and Arts & Science Council at Charlotte Mecklenburg Library - Independence Regional Branch, Charlotte

    September 30, 2017

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    El Alma de la Luna, ASC and Cultural blocks presents:

    "The Third Root"

    Exploring the Afro-latino connection through dance, representing Peru and Cuba 


    Not Just Another Love Story

    Presented by NarroWay Productions and NarroWay Productions

    April 29 - September 30, 2017

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    See a great show, enjoy a delicious dinner and swing dance on stage during intermission! Enjoy a delicious 1940's dinner served at your seat by the performing cast. Then, laugh and cry with...more

    Rent

    Presented by Blumenthal Performing Arts at Belk Theater, Charlotte

    September 26 - October 1, 2017

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    In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT...more

    The Christians

    Presented by Playworks Group at Booth Playhouse, Charlotte

    September 13 - October 1, 2017

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    The Christians brings its radical compassion to the Blumenthal in September

    What do you believe? Why do you believe it? And what would you sacrifice for those beliefs? Those...more

    Mothers & Sons

    Presented by Lee Street theatre

    September 28 - October 7, 2017

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    At turns funny and powerful, Mothers & Sons, written by Terrance McNally, portrays a woman who pays an unexpected visit to the New York apartment of her late son's partner, who is...more

    Finding Neverland

    Presented by Blumenthal Performing Arts at Belk Theater, Charlotte

    October 3 - October 8, 2017

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    Broadway’s biggest new hit and the winner of Broadway.com’s Audience Choice Award for Best Musical, this breathtaking smash “captures the kid-at-heart,” says TIME Magazine. Vogue cheers,...more

    Peppa Pig Live!

    Presented by Blumenthal Performing Arts

    October 11, 2017

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    Peppa Pig, the #1 Family show of 2016, is back with an action-packed live show featuring your favorite characters as life size puppets and costume characters in Peppa Pig’s Surprise! Come join...more

    42nd Annual UNC Charlotte International Festival

    Presented by UNC Charlotte Office of International Prgrams at Barnhardt Student Activity Center @ UNC Charlotte, Charlotte

    October 14, 2017

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    The UNC Charlotte International Festival is a celebration of people, places and culture vibrantly displayed through exhibition booths staffed by UNC Charlotte international students and members of...more

    Cirque Goes to the Cinema

    Presented by Charlotte Symphony at Belk Theater, Charlotte

    October 13 - October 14, 2017

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    A dazzling blend of your favorite film scores with aerial flyers, acrobats and contortionists, Cirque Goes to the Cinema promises a visually stunning concert experience like no other! Join the...more

    Charlotte Ballet's Fall Works

    Presented by Charlotte Ballet at Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts, Charlotte

    October 19 - October 21, 2017

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    Fall Works explores the exciting evolution of Charlotte Ballet, starting with a look to what the future holds, with Johan Inger’s Walking Mad. Described as a “stylistic game changer”...more

    The Red Shoes

    Presented by Blumenthal Performing Arts at Belk Theater, Charlotte

    October 17 - October 22, 2017

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    A beloved fairytale and Academy Award-winning movie, The Red Shoes has seduced audiences and inspired generations of dancers with its tale of obsession, possession and one girl’s dream to be the...more

    On Golden Pond

    Presented by Davidson Community Players at Armour Street Theatre, Davidson

    October 5 - October 22, 2017

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    Retired couple, Ethel and Norman Thayer spend every summer at their home on Golden Pond. This year, their adult daughter visits, bringing along her 13-year-old son. The turbulent relationship...more

    Junie B. Jones is not a Crook

    Presented by Matthews Playhouse of the Performing Arts and Theatre Matthews at Matthews Community Center, Matthews

    October 13 - October 22, 2017

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    Meet the World’s Funniest Kindergartner—Junie B. Jones! A terrible thing happened to Junie B.! And it’s called—someone took her new black furry mittens! And they kept them! They didn’t...more

    Next to Normal

    Presented by Lee Street theatre

    November 2 - November 11, 2017

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    Next to Normal with Music by Tom Kitt; Book and Lyrics by Brian Yorkey combines the talents of Catawba College and Lee Street theatre once more with their stellar collaboration.  This...more

    Disney’s The Lion King, Jr

    Presented by Davidson Community Players at Armour Street Theatre, Davidson

    November 3 - November 12, 2017

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    Join the young lion cub young lion cub, Simba, as he finds the courage to take his place in the circle of life. The African savannah comes to life on stage with Simba, Rafiki, and an unforgettable...more

    Celebrating Big Dreams: Starring Leslie Odom Jr. and Special Guests

    Presented by Blumenthal Performing Arts at Belk Theater, Charlotte

    November 14, 2017

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    “Celebrating Big Dreams”, an original show featuring Tony Award winner and Hamilton star Leslie Odom, Jr. kicks off Blumenthal’s 25th Anniversary celebration on Nov....more

    The Sound of Music

    Presented by Blumenthal Performing Arts at Belk Theater, Charlotte

    November 24 - November 26, 2017

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    “Sparkling, fresh and lively.” – Los Angeles Times

    The Hills Are Alive! A brand new production of The Sound of Music is coming to Charlotte. The spirited, romantic and...more

    Brain Candy Live!

    Presented by Blumenthal Performing Arts at Ovens Auditorium, Charlotte

    December 9, 2017

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    Adam Savage and Michael Stevens bring you Brain Candy Live!

    It’s what your mind is hungry for…

    Adam Savage, one of television's most loved personalities, has joined forces with...more

    Clara's Trip: A Cirque & Dance Nutcracker Story

    Presented by Caroline Calouche & Co. at Booth Playhouse, Charlotte

    December 8 - December 10, 2017

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    Clara LeBlanc trips at a holiday party and is whisked off to the hospital to learn that her ankle is broken.  That night her friends and get-well gifts swirl in her dreams.  This show is...more

    The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree

    Presented by Matthews Playhouse of the Performing Arts and Theatre Matthews at Matthews Community Center, Matthews

    December 1 - December 17, 2017

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    The Armistice has been declared, but still there is no sign of Ruthie's father in their little Appalachian town. So, in accordance with the traditions of Pine Grove, it falls to Ruthie and her...more

    Mom’s Gift

    Presented by Davidson Community Players at Armour Street Theatre, Davidson

    November 30 - December 20, 2017

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    Mom has been dead for 11 months and shows up at a family gathering as a ghost with a mission. Like Clarence in “It’s A Wonderful Life,” she has to accomplish a task to earn her wings. Only...more

    Charlotte Ballet's Nutcracker

    Presented by Charlotte Ballet at Belk Theater, Charlotte

    December 9 - December 23, 2017

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    Gather your family and friends and enjoy Charlotte’s favorite holiday tradition – Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux’s Nutcracker. This holiday spectacular is complete with extravagant sets and...more

    Carowinds’ Inaugural WinterFest Holiday Festival

    Presented by Carowinds Paladium Amphitheatre

    November 24 - December 30, 2017

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    Carowinds will be magically transformed into a winter wonderland full of enchantment and holiday cheer! Become immersed in the season’s spirit with spectacular holiday lights and décor,...more

    Funny Bus Comedy City Tour

    Presented by Funny Bus Comedy

    March 23 - December 31, 2017

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    This 90 minute tour takes you through some of Charlotte's most interesting neighborhoods. As your tour guide puts a comedic spin on the sights and sounds of the Queen City they highlight the...more

    Codescape Adventure Games

    Presented by Codescape

    November 23, 2015 - January 1, 2018

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    Codescape features Charlotte's most immersive escape rooms. You can race to uncover a supernatural relic, investigate a sinister haunting, or even loose yourself in a lucid dream... ...more

    Doubt: A Parable

    Presented by Lee Street theatre

    January 18 - January 27, 2018

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    St. Thomas Players presents Doubt: A Parable, by John Patrick Shanley, explores the inextricable bond between faith and doubt when a steely nun accuses a beloved priest of molesting a child...more

    Rouge: Dance and Circus Cabaret

    Presented by Caroline Calouche & Co.

    February 9 - February 10, 2018

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    From comedy to thrills, the CC&Co. dancers will entertain you cabaret-style. We have an exciting evening for you filled with gravity-defying aerial acts and tantalizing dance. This show is for...more

    Bonnie & Clyde The Musical

    Presented by Matthews Playhouse of the Performing Arts and Theatre Matthews at Matthews Community Center, Matthews

    February 2 - February 11, 2018

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    In Depression-era Texas, a young Bonnie Parker falls in love with Clyde Barrow, a criminal on the run from the law. Their love affair soon spirals out of control, as Bonnie & Clyde commit a...more

    Charlotte Ballet's Innovative Works

    Presented by Charlotte Ballet at Patricia McBride and Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux Center for Dance, Charlotte

    January 26 - February 17, 2018

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    At Innovative Works you will experience contemporary ballets by three unique choreographers – Charlotte Ballet Resident Choreographers Sasha Janes and Dwight Rhoden are joined by Robyn Mineko...more

    The Realistic Joneses

    Presented by Lee Street theatre

    February 22 - March 3, 2018

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    Visit "The Realistic Joneses" and meet Bob and Jennifer. Their new neighbors, John and Pony, have even more in common than their identical homes and shared last names. As their relationships begin...more

    Freedom Train

    Presented by Matthews Playhouse of the Performing Arts and Theatre Matthews at Matthews Community Center, Matthews

    February 23 - March 4, 2018

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    Freedom Train is the story of Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad which smuggled slaves to freedom prior to the American Civil War. Using traditional songs of the period "Freedom Train"...more

    Charlotte Ballet's The Most Incredible Thing

    Presented by Charlotte Ballet at Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts, Charlotte

    March 9 - March 18, 2018

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    After receiving rave reviews in London, Javier de Frutos and the Pet Shop Boys' The Most Incredible Thing makes its American debut right here in Charlotte. Audiences young and old are sure to...more

    The Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Show

    Presented by The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

    April 22, 2017 - April 28, 2018

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    America's largest interactive murder mystery comedy dinner show.  Solve a hilarious murder case while you feast on a fantastic four-course plated dinner.  Just beware.  The killer...more

    Running On Fire

    Presented by Lee Street theatre

    April 19 - April 28, 2018

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    Lee Street theatre proudly hosts the premiere of the new original play, "Running On Fire" written by Aurin Squire. A young college student is out for a jog when he is implicated in a crime spree....more

    Charlotte Ballet's Spring Works

    Presented by Charlotte Ballet at Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts, Charlotte

    April 26 - April 28, 2018

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    Energy and discovery abound at Spring Works with the introduction of three new choreographers to Charlotte Ballet, including former Charlotte Ballet dancer Bryan Arias, who Artistic...more

    Kings Drive Art Walk 2018

    Presented by Festival in the Park

    May 5 - May 6, 2018

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    Since the fall of 1964, Festival in the Park has brought Charlotteans from all walks of life together to enjoy arts, crafts, music and family entertainment. With the mission of bringing the...more

    Lingua

    Presented by Caroline Calouche & Co.

    May 4 - May 13, 2018

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    Why are there so many languages?  Can language influence the way we think?  The way we interact with each other?  Join us in an intimate setting as we explore these questions...more

    William Ivey Long: Costume Designs 2007-2016

    Presented by Mint Museum at Mint Museum Uptown at Levine Center for the Arts, Charlotte

    September 23, 2017 - June 3, 2018

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    North Carolina native William Ivey Long is one of the most renowned theatrical costume designers working today. This exhibition, organized by The Mint Museum, explores Long’s most recent work,...more

    Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins

    Presented by Lee Street theatre

    June 14 - June 23, 2018

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    St. Thomas Players presents Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins, by Stephen Temperley, asks the question, "Do you have to have talent to be called an artist?"...more

    South Pacific

    Presented by Matthews Playhouse of the Performing Arts and Theatre Matthews at Matthews Community Center, Matthews

    June 8 - June 24, 2018

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    Set in an island paradise during World War II, two parallel love stories are threatened by the dangers of prejudice and war. Nellie, a spunky nurse from Arkansas, falls in love with a mature...more

    Memphis

    Presented by Lee Street theatre

    July 19 - July 28, 2018

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    Memphis tells the story of a white radio DJ who wants to change the world, and a black club singer who is ready for her big break. Come along on the incredible journey to the ends of the...more

    The Fox on the Fairway July 14-24, 2016

    Presented by Davidson Community Players at Duke Family Performance Hall, Davidson

    Ongoing

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    A tribute from Ken Ludwig (Lend Me a Tenor, Leading Ladies) to the great English farces of the 1930s and 1940s, The Fox on the Fairway takes audiences on a hilarious romp which pulls the...more


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