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Events at Fletcher Opera Theater

Jan. 20-22, 24-29: Always… Patsy Cline, starring Sally Struthers and Carter Calvert (North Carolina Theatre in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh). Starring Sally Struthers and Carter Calvert Country has never had it so good! ALWAYS… PATSY CLINE is complete with down home country humor and real emotion.  It’s the true story of an unlikely… Read More ›

In 1741, George Frideric Handel completed work on his legendary composition, Messiah. Originally presented as an Easter celebration, Handel’s magnificent oratorio has become more closely associated with the Christmas holiday, due in large part to the soaring majesty of its choruses. Artistic Director Robert Weiss’ choreography for this incredible production is accompanied by live music,… Read More ›

Shakespeare’s tale of the “star-crossed lovers” has been retold in literature, film, opera and ballet. When Artistic Director Robert Weiss first choreographed Romeo & Juliet to Prokofiev’s magnificent score in 1999, the performance was received as a “triumph on several levels.” The ballet is a faithful retelling that expresses all the drama and pathos, action… Read More ›