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Kerrie Seymour and John Jimerson play Louise and Adagio in "Blue" (photo by Right Image Photography, Inc.)

Tedium Trumps Titillation in “Blue”

Burning Coal Theatre Company‘s world-premiere production of “Blue,” an R-rated romantic fantasy by Raleigh playwright Kelly Doyle, has the plot and some of the heavy-breathing, talk-dirty-to-me dialogue of a really bad porno movie.

John Allore plays William the Blue Worm (photo by Right Image Photography, Inc.)

“Blue” Is a Whimsical Dramedy by Kelly Doyle

“[‘Blue’] is remarkable — deeply moving and personal, with many elements of universality, but also highly theatrical and wickedly funny,” claims director Mark Sutch. “It’s rare to find that particular combination of traits in any play, let alone an unproduced script.”

Burning Coal Announces its 2010/2011 Season

Burning Coal is excited to announce details of its 2010/2011 season of plays in Raleigh, NC.  All performances will be held at Burning Coal Theatre at the Murphey School (NOTE VENUE NAME CHANGE), 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC.  All tickets are $20 or $15 for students, seniors and active military.  Further details can be obtained… Read More ›