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Blowing Rock -- Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 at 12:00 PM ( Tue., Mar. 20, 2018 - Sat., Apr. 28, 2018 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: "The Way We Worked"

What would life be like without teachers, doctors or firefighters? Every day Americans are hard at work on farms, factories, in homes or at desks keeping our communities thriving. The Blowing Rock Art & History Museum (BRAHM), in cooperation with North Carolina Humanities Council, will explore the... Read More
“We’re also curating our own exhibition on the history of work in Watauga County called 'The Way Watauga Works',” adds Dianna Cameron. “After 'The Way We Worked' closes, we’ll be opening this follow up exhibition on May 5th, and it will run through July 24th. The exhibit will explore... Read More

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum. -- (828) 295-9099 , http://www.blowingrockmuseum.org
$7

Raleigh -- Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 at 1:00 PM ( Fri., Apr. 13, 2018 - Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: Alice @ Wonderland

Alice @ Wonderland, book by Jonathan Yukich, music and additional lyrics by Bill Francoeur, lyrics by Scott DeTur: The folly of the 21st century collides with the madness of Wonderland in this rockin’ new musical adaptation that remains fairly faithful to Lewis Carroll’s original tale. Alice is a... Read More

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

Davidson -- Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 at 1:00 PM ( Fri., Apr. 20, 2018 - Sun., Apr. 29, 2018 )

Davidson Community Players: Peter Pan Jr.

Performed by Connie Company

Based on J.M. Barrie's classic tale and featuring an unforgettable score, Peter Pan is one of the most beloved musicals of all time. Peter and his mischievous fairy sidekick, Tinkerbell, visit the nursery of the Darling children late one night and, with a sprinkle of pixie dust, begin a magical journey across the... Read More

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

High Point -- Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 at 1:45 PM

Murder We Write: Open Authors' Discussion

Back by popular demand: Informal sharing of your writing and publishing questions—all prose genres—answered on the spot by published authors, editors, and writers with related experiences. How are you coming with the New Year’s resolution to complete your book? Learn your next step and how to reach your goal.... Read More

City of High Point Public Library. , http://www.MurderWeWrite.org
Free

Raleigh -- Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 at 1:50 PM

PineCone: Shape Note Sing

Shape note sing meets the second Sunday of each month at the First Presbyterian Church in Durham; the third Sunday of the month at the Episcopal Church of the Advocate in Chapel Hill; and the fourth Sunday of the month at the chapel in the Mordecai Historic Park in Raleigh. These sessions are free and open to the public to... Read More

Mordecai Historic Park. -- 919-664-8333 x4 communications@pinecone.org , http://www.pinecone.org
Free

Raleigh -- Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., Apr. 12, 2018 - Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 )

NC State University Theatre: Harvey

Harvey, by Mary Chase:  In this Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy, Elwood P. Dowd introduces Harvey, a six feet three-and-a-half-inches tall invisible rabbit, to everyone he meets. Finding Elwood’s erratic behavior increasingly embarrassing, his social-climbing sister Veta decides to have him committed to a... Read More

Titmus Theatre. -- Information: (919) 515-3105; Tickets: (919) 515-1100 , http://go.ncsu.edu/harvey
$23-$6

Winston-Salem -- Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Wed., Apr. 18, 2018 - Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 )

UNC School of the Arts: A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute - "Impressions de Pelléas"

Music by Claude Debussy. Directed by Nic Muni. From the team that brought you La tragédie de Carmen comes a primal, impressionistic story of love, both ignited and unrequited. The mysterious Melisande finds herself poised between two half-brothers, both heirs to a royal family. The passions that overwhelm the... Read More

Agnes deMille Theatre. -- (336) 721-1945   , http://www.uncsa.edu/
Regular $25; Student $20

Winston-Salem -- Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., Apr. 19, 2018 - Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 )

UNC School of the Arts: Spring Dance Concert

This program features four distinctive works: Marius Petipa’s Paquita, a cornerstone of the classical ballet repertoire; José Limón’s classic modern piece A Choreographic Offering, set to music by J.S. Bach; Shen Wei’s haunting Behind Resonance; and Dean of Dance Susan... Read More

Stevens Center. -- (336) 721-1945 , http://www.uncsa.edu/
$

Durham -- Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM

Duke University Department of Music: Larissa Cox, Senior Recital

Performed by Larissa Cox, saxophone

Ernest W. Nelson Music Room. -- (919) 660-3300 , http://www.music.duke.edu
Free

Raleigh -- Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., Apr. 19, 2018 - Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 )

William Peace University: Assassins

William Peace Theatre’s production of Assassins, running April 19 - 22, 2018 for five performances in Kenan Hall on campus, comes at a troubling time for the country.  Disillusionment, depression, and the ready availability if not all-out celebration of firearms have over the last few decades created a... Read More
NOTE: Contains strong language and adult themes.

Kenan Recital Hall at William Peace University. -- G. Todd Buker: (919) 272-1675, gregory.buker@peace.edu , http://bit.ly/WPTSSAtix
$15 adults, $10 alumni/faculty/senior, $5 student

Chapel Hill -- Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Sat., Apr. 7, 2018 - Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 )

PlayMakers Repertory Company: Leaving Eden

Leaving Eden - Acclaimed playwright Mike Wiley returns to PlayMakers with singer-songwriter Laurelyn Dossett to explore, through words and music, the cyclical nature of human behavior.  A story of racial tension, immigration, and economic crisis in a small North Carolina town — this unearthing of... Read More
April 11 & 15 - Post-show discussions

Paul Green Theatre. -- (919) 962-PLAY (7529) , http://playmakerrep.org/shows/dot
Tickets start at $15

Winston-Salem -- Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., Apr. 13, 2018 - Sun., Apr. 29, 2018 )

NC Black Repertory Company, The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem: Dreamgirls

Dreamgirls, the story of a singing trio from Chicago and their dreams of stardom, premiered on Broadway in December 1981 and won six Tony Awards the following year.

Arts Council Theatre. -- Administration: (336) 748-0857; Box Office: (336) 725-4001 , http://thelittletheatreofws.org
$27.50

Charlotte -- Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., Apr. 13, 2018 - Sun., May. 6, 2018 )

Children's Theatre of Charlotte: Madagascar

McColl Family Theatre at ImaginOn. -- (704) 973-2828 , http://ctcharlotte.org/
Tickets start at $12

Charlotte -- Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., Apr. 19, 2018 - Mon., Apr. 23, 2018 )

UNC Charlotte College of Arts + Architecture: The Wiz

L. Frank Baum's classic children's novel lands in a new kind of Oz—a contemporary urban landscape infused with a mix of rock, gospel, soul, and rap music. Winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Score, The Wiz is a classic of the American musical theatre.

Halton Theater. -- INFORMATION: (704) 687-0878; TICKETS: (704) 687-1849 , https://arts.uncc.edu/events/war-requiem
$18; $12; $10

Raleigh -- Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Tue., Apr. 17, 2018 - Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 )

Broadway Series South, North Carolina Theatre: Bright Star

From Grammy, Emmy and Academy Award-winning Steve Martin and Grammy Award-winning Edie Brickell comes Bright Star, the five-time Tony-nominated new Broadway musical. This original musical tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and ‘40s.

Memorial Auditorium at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. -- (919) 831-6941 ext.6944 , https://nctheatre.com/shows/bright-star
$44- $20

Durham -- Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM

Triangle Wagner Society: "Wagner and Hitler: Houston Stewart Chamberlain, the Missing Link"

Performed by Bob Chapman

Tringle Wagner Society: Bob Chapman, host of The Opera House on the Classical Station, WCPE. Lecture on Wagner and Hitler: Houston Stewart Chamberlain, the Missing Link.
Reservations requested.

Croasdaile Country Club. -- (919) 383-5998 margiesatinsky@icloud.com , http://www.trianglewagnersociety.com
$15 guests, free for members

Raleigh -- Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Sun., Apr. 8, 2018 - Sun., Apr. 29, 2018 )

Irish Music Session

The Stag's Head. , http://www.pinecone.org
Free

Raleigh -- Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., Apr. 12, 2018 - Sun., Apr. 29, 2018 )

Burning Coal Theatre Company: King Charles III

King Charles III, by Mike Bartlett:  In the future, the Queen is dead. Long live the King. The crown has finally come to the patiently waiting Charles. But other forces have been waiting, too … waiting for a monarch who they believe will help them pass a most undemocratic law.

Burning Coal Theatre at the Murphey School. -- (919) 834-4001 , http://www.burningcoal.org/
Adult $25; Seniors (65+) $20; Students $15; All Thursday Tickets $10

Flat Rock -- Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., Apr. 19, 2018 - Sun., Apr. 29, 2018 )

Flat Rock Playhouse: The Music of Garth Brooks and Alan Jackson

Performed by Ben Hope

 Flat Rock Playhouse presents a Music on the Rock concert celebrating two giants of classic country and rock and roll music. These two American singer-songwriters, known for flawlessly blending traditional honky tonk tunes and rock and roll riffs, will have audiences singing along to classic hits such as... Read More
The Music of Garth Brooks and Alan Jackson will run Thursday through Sunday from April 19 to April 29 at the Playhouse Downtown in Hendersonville. Performances on Thursday at 7:30 PM, Friday at 8:00 PM, Saturday at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM, and Sunday at 2:00 PM. The Flat Rock... Read More

Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage. --  828-693-0731 , http://www.flatrockplayhouse.org
$35

Cary -- Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM

The Cary Theater: 78/52: Hitchcock's Shower Scene

Performed by Alexandre Philippe

Watch the famous "Shower Scene" from Alfred Hitchcock's Pyscho, then stay for a special Q&A session with director Alexandre Philippe!
Special package pricing available for Hitchcock Weekend. Includes admission to Hitchcock masterclass and 3 films (78/52, Psycho, Vertigo). $25.

The Cary Theater. -- (919) 462-2051 , http://www.thecarytheater.com
$5

Winston-Salem -- Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., Apr. 13, 2018 - Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 )

The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem: Some Enchanted Evening: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein

Some Enchanted Evening is a celebration of some of the best songs of the twentieth century, written by the greatest team of songwriters to ever collaborate, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. Together they composed such well-loved shows as The Sound of Music, The King and I,... Read More
An Opening Night Reception, hosted by Compass Financial Services and Raffaldini Vineyards, will begin at 6:30 pm on Friday, April 13, in the lobby. Some Enchanted Evening runs approximately two hours, including a fifteen-minute intermission. Discounts are available for groups... Read More

Arts Council Theatre. -- (336) 725-4001 , http://www.thelittletheatreofws.org
$27.50

Davidson -- Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 at 3:00 PM

Davidson College Music Department, WDAV Classical Public Radio (89.9 FM): Young Chamber Musicians Competition

The nation’s top young chamber ensembles compete for their share of $12,000 in prizes. Now in its fourth year, the Young Chamber Musicians Competition, created by 89.9 WDAV—Davidson College’s classical public radio station—and sponsored by OrthoCarolina, is produced as a live radio broadcast. Members of... Read More

Duke Family Performance Hall, Knobloch Campus Center, Davidson College. -- (704) 894-2848 , http://www.davidson.edu/music
General Admission $10; Faculty/Staff/Seniors $7; Youth/Students $5; Davidson Students Free

Winston-Salem -- Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 at 3:00 PM

Winston-Salem Symphony: "The Great Outdoors - An Earth Day Celebration!"

Performed by WSS (Jessica Morel, conductor); Paperhand Puppet Intervention, guest artist

Celebrate the beauty of nature through music and puppetry. The Symphony pays tribute to the wonders of the great outdoors as well as our furry and feathery friends through orchestral favorites, joined by returning guests Paperhand Puppet Intervention. Bring the family out to this Earth Day party and learn how YOU can make a... Read More
Pre-concert activities begin at 2:00 PM.

Reynolds Auditorium. -- Information:  (336) 725-1035; Tickets:  (336) 464-0145 , http://www.wssymphony.org/
$

Raleigh -- Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 at 3:00 PM ( Fri., Apr. 20, 2018 - Sun., May. 6, 2018 )

North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre (NRACT): Peter and the Starcatcher

North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre. -- (919) 866-0228 , http://www.tinyenginetheatre.com/
$20-$17

Raleigh -- Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 at 3:00 PM

Philharmonic Association: Triangle Youth Music

Performed by Triangle Youth Philharmonic (Hugh Partridge, conductor)

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 1 “The Titan”

Meymandi Concert Hall at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. -- (919) 645-8435 , http://philharmonic-association.org/
Main Floor: Adults $15; Seniors $10; Children $5; Balcony: $20