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Burning Coal’s Oakwood: 150 Years Young Oct. 4-6 Was a Chilling But Enlightening Experience

Burning Coal Theatre Company’s recent presentation of Oakwood: 150 Years Young, written by Ian L. Finley, Rebecca Wyrick, and Brook North, directed by George Jack, performed Oct. 4-6 at the Historic Oakwood Cemetery in Raleigh, NC, was a chilling but enlightening experience. Every actor really did a great job at mixing storytelling with audience interaction…. Read More ›

Oakwood at 150 Celebrates the Raleigh Cemetery’s Sesquicentennial with Colorful Tales from the Crypt on May 17-19

This year marks the sesquicentennial — that’s 150 years to those who are not inclined to word-nerdery — of the founding of the Historic Oakwood Cemetery in Raleigh, NC. So, it is fitting that with Oakwood at 150, directed by George Jack, Burning Coal Theatre Company continues its annual tradition of bringing to life the… Read More ›

George Jack and Greg Paul will appear in the Burning Coal Theatre Company production of Oakwood: Generations

Burning Coal Returns to Oakwood Cemetery | May 14-16

This year’s new script, Oakwood: Generations by Ian Finley will share stories of parents and children through Raleigh’s history, including outspoken columnist Nell Battle Lewis, gregarious politico Thaddeus Eure and legendary jurist Samuel Fox Mordecai.