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October 15-20, 2019 at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. Buy tickets:
Winner of 6 Tony Awards, a GRAMMY Award, and featuring 16 original songs by pop icon Cyndi Lauper, KINKY BOOTS is the huge-hearted, high-heeled hit that took Broadway by storm. Based on true events, KINKY BOOTS tells the story of two people with nothing in common – or so they think! With understanding and compassion, a struggling factory owner and a wildly fabulous entertainer join forces to create a great business and an even stronger friendship. Don’t miss the chance to dance along with us during this fearless, upbeat musical sensation – no matter your footwear!
The Music of Harry Potter
Gryffindors, Hufflepuffs, Ravenclaws, and even Slytherins ... enjoy the spellbinding music from Harry Potter’s wizarding adventures, plus earn points for your House with a Costume Contest! Tickets and info at
Looking Forward with Conductor Rune Bergmann
Conductor Rune Bergmann's favorite moment in the Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2 will surprise you! Hear what he's most looking forward to about his upcoming concert with the North Carolina Symphony!
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Concert Preview with Violinist Philippe Quint
Grammy-nominated violinist Philippe Quint shares a sneak peek of the Barber Violin Concerto and his own violin/orchestra arrangements of music from Charlie Chaplin films!
Hear much more October 11-13 in Raleigh or Southern Pines:
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Broadway Mega-Hit HAMILTON Star LESLIE ODOM, JR.
Best known for his Tony Award-winning performance as Aaron Burr in the original cast of Broadway’s Hamilton, Leslie Odom, Jr. joins the Symphony with a specially curated selection of Broadway and jazz hits.
#NCS360 - Poulenc's Concerto for Two Pianos
Husband-and-wife pianists Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung share the stage with Poulenc's Concerto for Two Pianos! See their musical partnership up close with this 360 video.
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October 15-20, 2019 - Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
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NC Theatre's MEMPHIS
March 24-29, 2020 - Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
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NC Theatre's ANNIE
It's the hard knock life! Don't miss our season finale of ANNIE, running July 23-28 at Duke Energy Center in downtown Raleigh. Get your tickets here:
Don't miss the theatrical sports event of the season! NC Theatre Conservatory presents BRING IT ON, running July 5-7 at William Peace University. Learn more and buy tickets:
Spring 2019 Intern Project- MAMMA MIA!
Shaw University and NC Theatre spring 2019 interns Arneka Vample and Tiffani Rosber created a MAMMA MIA! audience testimonial video as part of their final project. Kudos to these ladies for their hard work!
The perfect blend of music, mayhem and murder! In this hilarious show, 2 performers play 13 roles—not to mention the piano—in a witty and winking homage to old-fashioned murder mysteries. Playing April 29-May 5 at Duke Energy Center. Buy tickets here!
Reflections: Sharing Our Stories Panel Discussion 4/13/19
Following the April 13, 2019 staged reading of MAYTLE’S WORLD in Benson, NC, playwright Shelby Stephenson and PEACE OF CLAY co-writer Mike Wiley, sat down for a panel discussion focusing on the urban/rural divide. Panel moderated by NC Rural Center Executive Team Member, Jenny Grant.
Reflections: Sharing Our Stories is a unique collaboration between NC Theatre and Theatre Raleigh to develop North Carolina-based plays that, when seen in the context of one another, surface common values.
Audience Reviews: THE KING AND I
See NC Theatre and Duke Energy Center's presentation of THE KING AND I, running March 19-24! Buy tickets here:

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