When I went to see Raleigh Little Theatre’s production of Crowns by Regina Taylor, I didn’t know quite what to expect; but what I found was that it was the best musical I’d seen in years. When I think about musical theater, I usually think about sadness. I think about ballads about death, about fighting… Read More ›
There’s generally a whole lot of spirit to be found on the stages of Raleigh Little Theatre. At the moment, however, there’s a literal revelation, as director Terra Hodge takes us to church by way of Regina Taylor’s 2002 gospel musical Crowns. The story centers on a young African-American girl, Yolanda, who has lost her… Read More ›
With most of the original 2008 cast reprising their roles, under the always dynamic direction of Rebecca Holderness, “Crowns” is a visceral roof-raising celebration in music, dance, and drama of African-American church women and their hats.
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 ›
The season kicks off this summer with two youth conservatories of Disney’s The Jungle Book. Each conservatory has 38 local youth ages 8-18 and culminates with a weekend of performances.