Burning Coal Theatre 2012/12 Season Announced

Burning Coal Theatre Company has just announced its new season of plays for the coming 2012/2013 season.  If you would like to subscribe, you may do so now using one of these links:

Season Subscription #1 – 5 mainstage plays – $80.00

Season Subscription #2 –  Breakfast with the Artistic Director, 5 mainstage plays, 3 second stage plays – $110


The 2012/2013 mainstage season includes


BRIGADOON September 6 – 23, 2012

The classic American musical

By Lerner and Lowe

Directed by Emily Ranii

Choreographed by Robin Harris

“A stranger could stay if he loved someone here… not Brigadoon itself, mind, but someone in Brigadoon… enough to be willing to give up everything to stay near that person… which is only right because after all, lad… if you love someone deeply enough, anything is possible.”


SHINING CITY – November 1 – 18, 2012

An Irish ghost story

By Conor McPherson

Directed by Jerome Davis

“When I got home, there was nothing untoward.  Only, I remember now, because I heard it again, there was the sound, the tune of an ice cream van.  But there couldn’t have been.  Because they don’t go ‘round at night.”


AS YOU LIKE IT – November 29 – December 16, 2012

A comedic romp

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Jason King Jones

“The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool”.


GOOD – January 31 – February 17, 2013

A holocaust drama with music

By C.P. Taylor

Directed by Ian Finley

“You see, I’m not a political person…. Just now, whatever you do would be alright to do.”


RUINED – April 11 – 28, 2013

A Story of hope in modern day Africa

By Lynn Nottage

Directed by Rebecca Holderness

“Art?  Girl, survival is the only art I recognize.”


And the second stage Wait Til You See This! series will include:

Jailbait by Deirdre O’Connor, directed by Christine Zagrobelny

Elliott: A Soldier’s Fugue by Quiara Alegría Hudes, directed by Josh Benjamin

Nocturne by Adam Rapp, featuring Jesse Gephart


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Burning Coal Theatre Company is Raleigh’s small, professional theatre.  Burning Coal is an incorporated, non-profit [501 (c) (3)] organization. Burning Coal’s mission is to produce literate, visceral, affecting theatre that is experienced, not simply seen. Burning Coal produces explosive reexaminations of overlooked classic and modern plays, as well as new plays, whose themes and issues are of immediate concern to our audience, using the best local, national and international artists available. We work toward a theatre of high-energy performances and minimalist production values. The emphasis is on literate works that are felt and experienced viscerally, unlike more traditional linear plays, at which audiences are most often asked to observe without participating. Race and gender non-specific casting is an integral component of our perspective, as well as an international viewpoint.

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