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    Educator Open House with William Ivey Long

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

    October 18, 2017

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    Join fellow educators for food, drinks, and free admission to William Ivey Long: Costume Designs 2007-2016. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in drop-in activities and learn more about the Mint Museum’s resources for teachers.

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    Image: William Ivey Long on the set of Grease Live!, 2016. Photograph by David Korins

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    Lord of Light Dinner Theater Show

    Presented by NarroWay Productions

    October 7 - October 28, 2017

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    From creation to Revelation, "Lord of Light" is an action-packed, one-of-a-kind portrayal of the unseen battle in heavenly realms. With aerial artists, stunning blacklight effects and...more

    The Dragon

    Presented by Theatre Department at Davidson College at Duke Family Performance Hall, Davidson

    October 20 - October 29, 2017

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    By Evgeny Shvarts • Directed by Mark Sutch • Scenic design by Anita J. Tripathi. A town ruled by a dragon has a chance for freedom thanks to a visit from Sir Lancelot. This comedic allegory by...more

    Cyrano De Bergerac

    Presented by Opera Carolina at Belk Theater, Charlotte

    November 4 - November 9, 2017

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    Right words; wrong man.  What's a beautiful young woman to do with two suitors — one of whom has a lyrical way with words but is too insecure to face her? She should be careful not to fall...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

    Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

    Presented by Three Bone Theatre Inc. at Duke Energy Theatre, Charlotte

    November 2 - November 11, 2017

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    Three Bone Theatre presents the stage adaptation of Fahrenheit 451. This powerful drama is based on Ray Bradbury’s internationally acclaimed masterwork of 20th century literature set in...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

    Facing Our Truth: Ten Minute Plays on Trayvon, Race, and Privilege

    Presented by Theatre Department at Davidson College at Davidson College - Barber Black Box Theatre, Davidson

    November 8 - November 12, 2017

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    By Dan O'Brien, Winter Miller, Mona Mansour and Tala Manassah, Dominique Morisseau, Marcus Gardley, and A. Rey Pamatmat • Directed by Sharon Green. Originally commissioned by The New Black Fest,...more

    The Grapes of Wrath

    Presented by Theatre Charlotte at Theatre Charlotte, Charlotte

    October 27 - November 12, 2017

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    When John Steinbeck wrote his Novel about dispossessed Oklahoma sharecroppers heading west in search of the promised land of California, he was also writing about a nation in search of itself....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

    Hand To God

    Presented by Actor's Theatre of Charlotte at Hadley Theater at Queens University, Charlotte

    November 3 - November 25, 2017

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    A Tony Nominee for Best Play of 2015, this subversive comedy took Broadway by storm and follows shy student, Jason, as he discovers an outlet for his burgeoning creativity at the Christian Puppet...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

    Three Days of Rain by Richard Greenberg

    Presented by Charlotte's Off-Broadway and Blumenthal Performing Arts at Duke Energy Theatre, Charlotte

    November 30 - December 9, 2017

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    Three Days of Rain by Richard Greenberg centers on Walker (Brian Lafontaine), his sister Nan (Caroline Bower) and their childhood friend Pip (Chris Speed), who all meet in New York to divide...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

    A Christmas Carol

    Presented by Theatre Charlotte at Theatre Charlotte, Charlotte

    December 8 - December 17, 2017

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    Theatre Charlotte's holiday tradition is back for its 11th season. It is the classic tale of hard-hearted Ebenezer Scrooge who is visited by the ghost of his late partner, Jacob Marley and the...more

    Children of Eden

    Presented by Levine Jewish Community Center at Levine Jewish Community Center, Charlotte

    December 9 - December 17, 2017

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    Based on the stories in Genesis, the age-old conflict of parents and children takes the stage in this epic, heartfelt musical by Stephen Schwartz, composer of Wicked and Pippin. Adam, Eve, Noah...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

    The Nerd

    Presented by Theatre Charlotte at Theatre Charlotte, Charlotte

    January 26 - February 11, 2018

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    By the author of The Foreigner, it brims with funny bits and pieces inspired by The Man Who Came to Dinner, Arsenic and Old Lace, George Washington Slept Here, and even the...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

    A Time To Kill

    Presented by Theatre Charlotte at Theatre Charlotte, Charlotte

    March 23 - April 8, 2018

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    A Time to Kill is adapted by Rupert Holmes (The Mystery of Edwin Drood) from John Grisham's bestselling novel. This intense play tells the story of a young, idealistic lawyer, Jack Brigance,...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

    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

    Spring Awakening

    Presented by Theatre Charlotte at Theatre Charlotte, Charlotte

    May 25 - June 10, 2018

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    Winner of 8 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, this electrifying rock adaptation of the classic German play is a landmark musical by Duncan Sheik and Steven Slater. Daring and innovative, it is...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

    Festival in the Park

    Presented by Festival in the Park

    September 21 - September 23, 2018

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    For more than 53 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

    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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