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Events for Sun., Dec. 15, 2019


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Winston-Salem -- Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 at 1:00 PM

Spring Theatre: Auditions for Trouble in Paradise

In Trouble in Paradise, the last thing Will and Leslie want to do is to clean their rooms - but as they step into a storybook tale, they learn some valuable lessons about the nature of blame, the power of truth, and the responsibility of caretaking. Beth Frack says: “Trouble In Paradise is a musical that... Read More
Youth grades K-5 are encouraged to audition. Auditionees should: come prepared to sing a song - a cappella or with accompaniment wear comfortable clothes for doing some choreography steps remember to speak loudly and clearly. 

Juxtaposition Dance Studio Woodshed. -- www.springtheatre.org/audition-registration.html , http://www.springtheatre.org
$250 if accepted

Raleigh -- Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 at 1:00 PM ( Fri., Dec. 6, 2019 - Sun., Dec. 22, 2019 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: Cinderella

Continue the family fun in December with RLT’s annual production of Cinderella! Add the sparkle of magic to your holiday season with this delightful blend of comedy and romance. Elegant costumes and scenery combined with outstanding singing and dancing, a few conniving step-relatives, and some resourceful fairy... Read More
Cast: Cinderella: Ryann Perkins; Prince Charming: Tim Fitch; King Darling III: Benaiah Barnes; Stepmama: Lauren Tompkins; Gertrude: M. Dennis Poole, David Jennings; Henrietta: Dr. Timothy Cherry, Greg Hill; Fairy Godmother: LoRee Wilkinson; Helpers: Hannah Smith, Rachel Ullman; Pages: Nia Johnson, Skylar Smith; Mice: Maddie... Read More

Raleigh Little Theatre (Cantey V. Sutton Theatre). -- (919) 821-3111 , http://www.raleighlittletheatre.org
$

Davidson -- Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., Dec. 5, 2019 - Sun., Dec. 22, 2019 )

Davidson Community Players: Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol

What happens to Ebenezer Scrooge’s mean, pruney old business partner Marley? Chained and shackled, Marley is condemned to a hellish eternity. He’s even given his own private tormentor: a malicious little hell-sprite who thoroughly enjoys his work. Desperate, Marley accepts his one chance to free himself and to escape... Read More
Advance Tickets: Adult - $20; Senior (65+) - $ 18; Student (under 21) - $12

Armour Street Theatre. -- (704) 892-7953 , http://www.davidsoncommunityplayers.org
$22 - $12

Raleigh -- Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., Dec. 5, 2019 - Sun., Dec. 22, 2019 )

Burning Coal Theatre Company: Camelot

Camelot is about King Arthur, the young King who stumbles onto the throne of England during the dark ages and attempts to make of his society a better place.  He is aided in his quest by his beloved Queen, Guinevere, the virtuous and fierce Lancelot, King Pellinore, a wild man who has spent years in the woods,... Read More
Tickets: $25.00, $20 Seniors (65+) and $15 Students, Teachers or Active Military and all Thursday evening tickets are $20.00.  Student Rush tickets at curtain (pending availability) for $5.00 at curtain. The first Sunday, December 8 at 2 pm is Pay What You Can Day. William Henry Curry, former conductor for the NC... Read More

Burning Coal Theatre at the Murphey School. -- 919-834-4001 , http://www.burningcoal.org
$25 - $15

Charlotte -- Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., Dec. 6, 2019 - Mon., Dec. 23, 2019 )

Charlotte Ballet, Charlotte Symphony Orchestra: The Nutcracker

Charlotte Ballet's Nutcracker returns with Tchaikovsky's treasured music performed live by the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra.
Tickets available online.

Belk Theater. -- 704.372.1000 , http://www.charlotteballet.org
$110 - $25

Sanford -- Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., Dec. 5, 2019 - Sun., Dec. 22, 2019 )

Temple Theatre: Away in the Basement: A Church Basement Ladies Christmas

Away in the Basement takes us back to 1959 and the day of the Sunday School Christmas Program. In the midst of holiday preparations and sprinklings of love in the air, the ladies in their witty, down-to-earth style are creating their own memories from Christmases past and present. Content to do things the way they have... Read More
All performances are wheelchair accessible. Hearing Loop system is available to all devices with a T-coil wireless receiver.

Temple Theatre. -- 919-744-4155 , http://www.templeshows.com
$29 - $17

Charlotte -- Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 at 2:00 PM ( Sat., Dec. 7, 2019 - Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 )

Levine Jewish Community Center: Annie

The irrepressible comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world's best-loved musicals.
Ages 5+. Tickets $15. Sensory-friendly and ASL-interpreted show on 12/15 at 2pm.

Gorelick Hall, Levine Jewish Community Center. , http://www.charlottejcc.org/webpage-directory/the-arts/performances-auditions/
$15

Chapel Hill -- Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 at 2:00 PM ( Sat., Nov. 23, 2019 - Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 )

PlayMakers Repertory Company: Ragtime

Nominated for thirteen Tony Awards including Best Musical, this triumphant masterpiece bursts forth with show-stopping splendor and unbridled passion. Prepare to be swept away by the diverse rhythms of the turn of the 20th century as three intersecting narratives capture the rich complexity of the American experiment past,... Read More
Due to some adult situations and the recurring use of racial slurs, we encourage all patrons to use their own discretion in determining the appropriateness of the material. Please refer to this plot summary if you have any concerns.

Paul Green Theatre. -- 919-962-7529 , http://playmakersrep.org/show/ragtime/
$15+

Greensboro -- Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 at 2:00 PM ( Sun., Dec. 1, 2019 - Sun., Dec. 22, 2019 )

Triad Stage: It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

Triad Stage celebrates the winter holiday season with Joe Landry’s adaptation of the beloved Frank Capra classic - It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play. This unique retelling of the classic film employs an unusual technique in its storytelling - the audience is treated as the studio audience of a... Read More
Sunday, December 8 at 7:30 pm is our Pay-With-A- Can performance. Patrons may bring 5 cans of food or non-perishable food items in exchange for a ticket to this performance. All food donations will support Greensboro Urban Ministries food pantry programs this holiday season.  In addition, our Pay-What-You-Can... Read More

Triad Stage at The Pyrle Theater. -- 336.272.0160 , http://www.triadstage.org
$15+

Winston-Salem -- Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., Dec. 13, 2019 - Sun., Dec. 22, 2019 )

UNC School of the Arts: The Nutcracker

Performed by Sara Mearns and Russell Janzen

UNCSA’s heralded ballet has received rave reviews from critics and enthusiastic audiences alike since the reimagined production debuted in 2009 under the direction of Ethan Stiefel, former Dean of the UNCSA School of Dance and former principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre. Assistant Dean of Ballet Jared Redick... Read More
Mearns will become the Sugar Plum Fairy and Janzen the Cavalier Prince for two performances only: 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 18 and Thursday, Dec. 19.

Stevens Center. -- 336-721-1945 , http://www.unsca.edu/performances
$

Winston-Salem -- Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., Nov. 29, 2019 - Tue., Dec. 24, 2019 )

Triad Stage: A Christmas Carol

Triad Stage returns for the 7th anniversary season at production of A Christmas Carol at The Hanesbrands Theatre. This adaptation is a holiday ghost story of hope and redemption for the whole family. The professional theatre company brings Dickens’ classic story to life in a dazzling production brimming with bold... Read More
The Insight Series with a noted expert who will be discussing the world of the play will be held on Sunday, December 8, immediately following the 2:00pm matinee performance.  Sensory Friendly Performance is Saturday, December 14, at 2 pm. Triad Stage is proud to offer sensory-friendly performances that contain the same... Read More

Hanesbrands Theatre. -- 336.272.0160 , http://www.triadstage.org
$

Charlotte -- Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., Nov. 29, 2019 - Sun., Dec. 29, 2019 )

Children's Theatre of Charlotte: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: the Musical

The Herdmans are ready to wreak havoc! What happens when the “worst kids in the history of the world” find out about free food at Sunday school? And what happens when they decide to audition for the annual Christmas pageant? Will the show go on? This hilarious and heartfelt musical comedy, adapted from Barbara... Read More
Recommended for all ages | One-Act, approx. 70 minutes

McColl Family Theatre at ImaginOn. -- 704-973-2828 , http://www.ctcharlotte.org
$

Raleigh -- Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 at 2:00 PM

Raleigh Flute Choir: Holiday Flute Choir Concert

An hour of holiday music played by flutes great and small!   *Please note the change of venue (formerly North Carolina Museum of Art); concert will take place at the North Carolina Museum of History in Daniels Auditorium.
$10 gen adm, $8 museum members, $6 students and Raleigh Area Flute Association (RAFA) members. Tickets can be purchased at https://www.ncmuseumofhistory.org/events/raleigh-flute-choir-holiday-concert

Daniels Auditorium. -- (919) 378-1901 , http://www.raleighflutechoir.org
$10 - $6

Winston-Salem -- Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., Dec. 6, 2019 - Sun., Dec. 22, 2019 )

The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem: An Old Salem Christmas Carol

A passing stranger is welcomed into Salem Tavern by a cheerful group celebrating Christmas Eve. The story he tells them is magical, and yet vaguely familiar… It’s 1887, and hard times have fallen on the people of Winston and nearby Salem.  Tobacco rolling machines are replacing manual jobs and bad rains have... Read More
$25 adults, $23 students and seniors

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA). -- (336) 725-4001 , http://www.ltofws.org
$25 - $23

Flat Rock -- Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., Nov. 29, 2019 - Sun., Dec. 22, 2019 )

Flat Rock Playhouse: A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas

For the third year in a row, A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas will close out the season in style and whimsy. This production features beloved holiday songs, spectacular dance numbers, sublime vocals, and hilarious sketches. Running November 29th - December 30th, A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas, guarantees wholesome and jovial... Read More

Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage. -- 828-693-0731, toll-free 866-737-8008 , http://www.flatrockplayhouse.org
$

Asheville -- Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 at 2:30 PM ( Fri., Dec. 13, 2019 - Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 )

Asheville Ballet: The Nutcracker

The Asheville Ballet’s Nutcracker has been a holiday tradition in Asheville for almost half a century. Children and adults will be charmed yet again by ballet’s greatest classic. This all-time favorite story of Clara’s magical midnight trip to the Land of Sweets is classical ballet at its best. Snow will fall... Read More

Diana Wortham Theatre at the Wortham Center. -- (828) 257-4530 , http://www.ashevilleballet.com
$50 - $15

Charlotte -- Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 at 2:30 PM ( Fri., Dec. 6, 2019 - Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 )

Theatre Charlotte: A Christmas Carol

Theatre Charlotte’s holiday tradition is back for its 13th 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 ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future.  We once again meet such beloved characters as Fezziwig, Belle, Bob... Read More

Theatre Charlotte. -- Box office: 704-372-1000; Office: 704-376-3777 , http://theatrecharlotte.org/show-2019-christmas-carol.shtml
$28

Raleigh -- Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 at 3:00 PM

Bach's Advent Magnificat

Cantata 10 and Magnificat in D, White Memorial Presbyterian Church adult choirs, with guest soloists and orchestra.

White Memorial Presbyterian Church. , https://whitememorial.org/events/list/?search=Sounds+on+Oberlin&submit
Free

Brevard -- Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 at 3:00 PM

Brevard Philharmonic: Christmastime in Brevard

Performed by Brevard Philharmonic; James C. Fellenbaum, director, Transylvania Choral Society

The Brevard Philharmonic will deck the halls of the Porter Center at Brevard College on Sunday, December 15th at 3:00 pm. Get ready for a joyous hometown holiday musical celebration. The concert will feature the harmonies of the Transylvania Choral Society and the full, glorious sound of the Philharmonic, conducted by James C.... Read More
$25-$35, students with ID $10.

Porter Center for the Performing Arts. -- 828-884-4221 , http://www.brevardphilharmonic.org/
$35 - $25

Raleigh -- Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 at 3:00 PM ( Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 - Tue., Dec. 17, 2019 )

Justice Theater Project: Black Nativity by Langston Hughes

For unto us, a child is born...”
Individual sales open October 1. GROUP sales open NOW (10 or more people) email thejusticetheaterproject@gmail.com ALSO please note: THE MUSIC OF BLACK NATIVITY: December 12 at 7:30 p.m., December 14 at 2:00 p.m. and December 14 at 7:30 p.m. North Carolina Museum of Art. (These musical performances are not a part of... Read More

Stewart Theatre, Talley Student Center at NC State University. -- (919) 264-7089, thejusticetheaterproject@gmail.com , http://www.thejusticetheaterproject.org/
$

Winston-Salem -- Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 at 3:00 PM

UNC School of the Arts: Cantata Singers Fall Concert

The UNCSA Cantata Singers continue their tradition of holiday concerts at the historic Home Moravian Church. 
Free

Home Moravian Church, Old Salem. , http://www.uncsa.edu/performances
Free

Wilmington -- Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 at 3:00 PM ( Fri., Dec. 13, 2019 - Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 )

Pineapple-Shaped Lamps (PSL): PSL's Very-Well Organized Holiday Special

It's the most wonderful time of the year! And nobody knows how to celebrate the season better than Wilmington’s favorite comedy troupe, Pineapple-Shaped Lamps! They're bringing their special brand of Christmas merriment to Castle Street this December for what they are calling PSL's Very-Well Organized Holiday... Read More

Ronald Sachs Violins. -- 910-632-0775 , http://www.pslcomedy.com
$10

Raleigh -- Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 at 3:00 PM ( Sat., Dec. 14, 2019 - Sun., Dec. 22, 2019 )

A Trailer Park Christmas

Performed by Rachel Klem & Jeffrey Moore

Local filmmaker Jeffrey Moore and Rachel Klem team up to present this interactive, holiday entertainment.  Back for its 12th year, the Triangle’s very own A Trailer Park Christmas follows the Dodson/Hussey family at their Christmas eve holiday party. Audience are treated as guests and encounter ghosts,... Read More
$25.00 General, $23.00 Students & Seniors

Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre. -- (919) 698-3870 , https://bpt.me/4434030
$25 - $23

Jacksonville -- Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 at 3:00 PM

North Carolina Symphony: Statewide Holiday Pops

Performed by North Carolina Symphony; Grant Llewellyn, conductor

Start your season out on the right note! Join the Symphony for a spectacular evening of featuring beloved traditional and popular music, including music from The Polar Express and The Nutcracker—plus a sing-along celebration of the season. 

White Oak High School. -- 919.733.2750 , http://www.ncsymphony.org
$

Charlotte -- Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 at 4:00 PM ( Fri., Nov. 29, 2019 - Sun., Dec. 29, 2019 )

Children's Theatre of Charlotte: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: the Musical

The Herdmans are ready to wreak havoc! What happens when the “worst kids in the history of the world” find out about free food at Sunday school? And what happens when they decide to audition for the annual Christmas pageant? Will the show go on? This hilarious and heartfelt musical comedy, adapted from Barbara... Read More
Recommended for all ages | One-Act, approx. 70 minutes

McColl Family Theatre at ImaginOn. -- 704-973-2828 , http://www.ctcharlotte.org
$