( Thu., Sep. 12, 2013 - Sun., Sep. 29, 2013 )
Burning Coal Theatre at the Murphey School, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
The Heretic: A play by Richard Bean. Directed by Jerome Davis. Professor Diane Cassel is a firm believer in science and the rigorous pursuit of the facts. But when her university is up for a big grant, it begins to apply pressure to Diane in an effort to keep her from publishing her most recent set of facts. At home, her teenage daughter Phoebe, despite Diane’s liberal parenting, has taken to hurting herself and hanging out with an underachieving undergraduate.
Related event: "Lobby Lecture" - Saturday, September 21 @ 6:00 PM - a panel discussion on the subject of global climate change. The panel includes Anant Aiyyer (Atmospheric Science, NCSU), Liz Kazal (Field Associate for Environment North Carolina), and Aaron Newman (Environmental Engineering and Cultural Anthropology student at Duke). Admission is $5, or free for anyone holding a ticket to any performance of The Heretic.
General Admission $25; Seniors $20; Active Military/Students $15 - except Thurdays all seats $10.