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Theater: Musical
North Carolina Theatre: In the Heights
From the creator of "Hamilton," "In the Heights" tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood – a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open and the breeze...
Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts – Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
Raleigh, NC

Tue 10/16/18 at 7:30pm
Wed 10/17/18 at 7:30pm
Thu 10/18/18 at 7:30pm
Fri 10/19/18 at 7:30pm
Sat 10/20/18 at 2pm
Theater: Drama
Skeleton Crew
Step into the rhythms of the break room in one of the last auto-stamping plants in Detroit. As the matriarch of a chosen family, Faye (Kathryn Hunter-Williams) is master of the central hub where they eat together, laugh together, and get into (and out of) ...
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Playmakers Repertory Company
Chapel Hill, NC

Tue 10/16/18 at 7:30pm-9:30pm
Wed 10/17/18 at 7:30pm-9:30pm
Thu 10/18/18 at 7:30pm-9:30pm
Fri 10/19/18 at 7:30pm-9:30pm
Sat 10/20/18 at 7:30pm-9:30pm
Theater: Variety Show
Kick A** Ladies Club: Eyes Up Here Variety Show
Kings Barcade
Raleigh, NC

Wed 10/17/18 at 8pm
Theater: Burlesque, Variety Show
Circusspark Afterdark Adult Variety Show
The event that starts all the fun of sparkCON…except leave the kids at home. Turn the lights off, and let’s get a little more intimate ?? This 18+ show is a mix of burlesque, comedy, dance, aerials, and erotic poetry sure to please and make you tingle. Pro...
Kings Barcade
Raleigh, NC

Thu 10/18/18 at 9pm
Theater: Burlesque
SuicideGirls: Blackheart Burlesque 2018
SuicideGirls is bringing back a revamped version of the sexiest show on the planet for 2018. The Blackheart Burlesque is unlike any other burlesque act you’ve seen, filled with pop-culture references, a high-energy indie soundtrack, and a sexy choreographe...
Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts – Fletcher Opera Theatre
Raleigh, NC

Fri 10/19/18 at 9pm-11pm
Theater: Children's Theatre, Comedy, Comedy/Drama, Play
When She Had Wings
Pittsboro Youth Theater's professional touring play for young audiences is currently wowing Wake County Schools with “When She Had Wings.” Now, they’re stopping by Chatham county for a weekend at Sweet Bee Theater. Told through the lens of a 9 year old gi...
Sweet Bee Theater
Pittsboro, NC

Sat 10/20/18 at 4pm till 5pm, 6pm till 7pm
Sun 10/21/18 at 2pm till 3pm, 6pm till 7pm
Theater: Comedy/Drama
NC 10 by 10: A Festival of 10-Minute Plays (presented by OdysseyStage & Cary Playwrights Forum)
Carrboro’s OdysseyStage Theater teams up with Cary Playwrights Forum to present ten plays by North Carolina playwrights. Each group is producing five of the winning plays. The show comes to The ArtsCenter Thursday through Sunday, July 19-22, 2018. Afte...
The ArtsCenter
Carrboro, NC

Mon 10/22/18 at 3pm
Theater: Drama
Judgement House - Treasured
Constantly compared to her over-achieving older brother, crushed by her parents’ expectations, and bullied at school, Michelle feels her life is hopelessly crashing. Pittsboro Baptist Church's 2018 Judgement House presentation, Treasured, offers a solutio...
Pittsboro Baptist Church
Pittsboro, NC

Thu 10/25/18 at 7pm-9pm
Fri 10/26/18 at 7pm-11pm
Sat 10/27/18 at 6pm-10pm
Sun 10/28/18 at 5pm-10pm
Theater: Musical
Theatre Raleigh: The Rocky Horror Picture Show
n this cult classic, sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, they meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking bik...
Koka Booth Amphitheatre
Cary, NC

Fri 10/26/18 - Sat 10/27/18 at 7:30pm
Theater: Comedy/Drama, Interactive, Mystery/Thriller
Transactors Improv: The Spooky Show
Transactors Improv celebrates Halloween with "The Spooky Show," an all-improvised performance that focuses on suspense, eeriness, and mystery. The show is comprised of five distinct episodes, each based on audience suggestions and featuring musical accompa...
The ArtsCenter
Carrboro, NC

Sat 10/27/18 at 8pm-10pm
Theater: Musical
This musical from Lin-Manuel Miranda ("In The Heights") tells the story of Alexander Hamilton, one of our country’s Founding Fathers and the first Secretary of the Treasury. Born in the West Indies, Hamilton was the only Founding Father who was an immigran...
Durham Performing Arts Center
Durham, NC

Tue 11/6/18 at 7:30pm
Tue 11/6/18 - Thu 11/8/18 at 7:30pm
Wed 11/7/18 at 7:30pm
Thu 11/8/18 at 7:30pm
Fri 11/9/18 at 8pm
Theater: Special Event, Burlesque, Comedy, Variety Show
VaudeVillain Revue: NERDVEMBER
The VaudeVillains present their annual celebration of all things nerdy.
Kings Barcade
Raleigh, NC

Fri 11/9/18 at 9:30pm
Theater: Variety Show
The House of Coxx Drag Show
The House of Coxx is ready to play with you all and hope you are ready. Featuring G-Clef, Naomi, and Stormie, with Alex and Jang plus DJ One Duran.
The Pinhook
Durham, NC

Sat 11/10/18 at 10pm
Theater: Children's Theatre, Musical, Drama
She Loves Me
In this romantic musical comedy of mistaken identity, there is no love lost between Amalia and Georg, two perfume clerks who can’t seem to find common ground—until they realize they are each other’s anonymous pen pals. This euphoric comedy with a soaring m...
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Playmakers Repertory Company
Chapel Hill, NC

Wed 11/14/18 at 7:30pm-10pm
Thu 11/15/18 at 7:30pm-10pm
Fri 11/16/18 at 7:30pm-10pm
Sun 11/18/18 at 7:30pm-10pm
Tue 11/20/18 at 7:30pm-10pm
Theater: Staged Reading
Hilton Als: Lives of the Performers
Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and theater critic for The New Yorker Hilton Als comes to Carolina Performing Arts to stage the work-in-progress of his debut play, Lives of the Performers —a provocative work that explores race, the self (and those forces tha...
CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio
Chapel Hill, NC

Fri 11/16/18 - Sat 11/17/18 at 8pm-10pm
Theater: Experimental/Perf. Art, Magic
Joshua Lozoff: Life is Magic
After a year of performances across the country, ArtsCenter favorite Joshua Lozoff returns home for an encore presentation of Joshua Lozoff: Life is Magic, which sold out the last two years in a row! His magic combines amazing illusions with mental feats t...
The ArtsCenter
Carrboro, NC

Sat 11/24/18 at 8pm-10pm
Theater: Variety Show
End of Autumn Talent Show
Come join this great Autumn experience with the eclectic talents that highlights local milieu. Be moved to cry, forced to laugh, and inspired to stand and applaud as your peers perform talents from comedy to dance, unique tunes and the unexplainable. .
Kings Barcade
Raleigh, NC

Wed 11/28/18 at 8:30pm
Theater: Musical, Comedy
Elf the Musical
ELF The Musical is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him...
Durham Performing Arts Center
Durham, NC

Tue 12/4/18 at 7:30pm
Wed 12/5/18 at 7:30pm
Thu 12/6/18 at 7:30pm
Fri 12/7/18 at 8pm
Sat 12/8/18 at 3pm
Theater: Comedy, Comedy/Drama, Mystery/Thriller
Lady Misrule: A Dark Tale from the Jolliest Place on Earth
When disgraced ad man Stephen Wurth learns of his daughter's death, the only thing more shocking than the news is where he must go to retrieve her: the North Pole. There, he'll be embroiled in a battle for the meaning of Christmas with Santa Claus, Santa's...
Walltown Children's Theatre
Durham, NC

Fri 12/7/18 at 8pm-10pm
Sat 12/8/18 at 8pm-10pm
Fri 12/14/18 at 8pm-10pm
Sat 12/15/18 at 8pm-10pm
Theater: Musical, Comedy, Holiday
Elf the Musical: Autism-Friendly Performance
DPAC is proud to announce its second autism-friendly performance since 2016 with Elf: The Broadway Musical which will take place on Saturday, December 8 at 10 a.m. This performance is for individuals on the autism spectrum, as well as anyone who may ben...
Durham Performing Arts Center
Durham, NC

Sat 12/8/18 at 10am

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