TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE

Thursday, Friday & Saturday--July 21, 22 & 23, 2022

7:30pm, all performances

Reserved Seating

$14/Adults; $12/Seniors & Students

By Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom, based on the book by Mitch Albom

Morrie was Mitch’s sociology professor, but he was also his mentor, his advisor, his life coach. Now Mitch is a busy sportswriter with a frantic schedule and a troubled marriage, and Morrie is dying. One visit turns into a weekly pilgrimage and a final course in the meaning of life. The beloved book comes to life in this life-affirming play, full of compassion, humor, and hope.

This production is the third production in the Community Theatre Season. 

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Summer Dance Showcase

August 20, 2022

10:30am and 11:30am

all seats $5

Family and friends are invited to join us for a performance of our adorable dancers and the things they have been learning this summer. Tickets are limited to 6 per student per performance.

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Dancing with the Big Band

featuring The Gerald Parker Jazz Orchestra

Saturday, August 20, 2022

6:30pm--dance lesson

7:00pm--live music

Tickets $6/person

Gerald Parker's Orchestra will set your toes to tapping as they bring the best of the big bands to the Fidelity Stage at the Arts Center. Join us at 6:30pm to get some pointers on swing, or just come by at 7pm to listen--whatever mood you're in, Dancing with the Big Band will not disappoint!!

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Neuse River Big Band

September 2, 2022

7:30pm

All seats $10

Comprised of many talented and accomplished adult musicians from the Triangle Area, the Neuse River Big Band was established in 2019 and is dedicated to preserving the sounds and styles of the Big Band Era--your favorite hits from the Count Basie Orchestra, Duke Ellington, the Glenn Miller Orchestra, and more. 

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Peter & the Starcatcher

adapted for the stage by Rick Elice, based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. Music by Wayne Barker 

September 8, 9, 10, 2022, 7:30pm

$14/Adults; $12/Srs & Students

This is the first production of the community theatre's season.

This wildly theatrical,Tony Award-winning adaptation upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan). From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes, Peter and the Starcatcher playfully explores the depths of greed and despair... and the bonds of friendship, duty and love.

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Marcus Anderson

Friday, September 23, 2022, 7:30pm

$20/Adults; $18/Srs & Students

One of the premiere saxophonists in the world, Marcus Anderson is not only a sought after solo artist with eight albums to date, but he also performs for audiences all over the world, accompanying other great musicians such as CeeLo Green and Judith Hill. He is also known as being a featured saxophonist with the late Prince and the New Power Generation. In addition to playing sax and flute, Marcus plays piano and bass; he is a singer, writer, choreographer, producer and horn arranger. His talent is undeniable.

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Mark Nizer 4D

Saturday, October 8, 2022, 2pm

$15/Adults; $12/Srs & Students

Get ready to be blown away. This 90 minute performance makes the impossible possible and the improbable probable. Mark Nizer has taken his one man show to a variety of venues around the world including the Kennedy Center, the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, thousands of college campuses, all major cruise lines, Comic Strip Live and Caroline's Comedy Hour. He won 1st place in the international Juggling Championship and has won Comedy Entertainer of the Year. Performance magazine called him “brilliant”….We call him the juggler your mother warned you about…….

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The Stranger--Billy Joel Tribute

Friday, October 14, 2022, 7:30pm

$30/Adults; $25/Srs & Students

Formed by lead vocalist Mike Santoro, The Stranger is recognized as one of the best and most entertaining tribute bands around.The Stranger is an authentic tribute to the legendary Billy Joel. Mike’s obsession with accuracy and tonality and his faithful recreation of every song is what has helped drive the band to the national level it has reached. After meeting and talking together, Billy Joel thanked Mike "....for keeping my music alive”.

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Chicago Dance Crash

Saturday, October 29, 2022, 7:30pm

$24/Adults; $20/Srs & Students

This award-winning dance company, led by artistic director Jessica Deahr, emphasizes a unique mission of both athleticism and accessibility. A two-time winner of the Black Theater Alliance Award for Choreography, Crash was recognized for creating "The Most Inventive New Work" of 2017 by Dance Magazine and hailed by Newcity Stage as one of the top dance companies to emerge since the year 2000. The Crash aesthetic is most notably recognized in works ranging from full length productions to repertory pieces and freestyles. “Dance Crash is a solidly established ensemble that draws on a slew of styles, from pop (breakdance, hip hop, martial arts) to ballet, modern and jazz, impressively unifying them into a single aesthetic.” -Chicago Sun-Times

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Sugar Skull-a Dia de los Muertos Musical Adventure!

Friday, November 4, 2022, 7:30pm

$14/Adults; $12/Srs & Students

Sugar Skull is a touring bilingual/bicultural musical for young audiences and families that uses traditional regional music and dance from Mexico to tell the story of twelve-year-old Vita Flores. Vita thinks her family has gone loco planning a celebration for deceased loved ones. Why throw a party for the dead? But when a spirited candy skeleton suddenly springs to life, Vita finds herself on a magical, musical journey to unravel the true meaning of Día de Muertos.

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CHRISTMAS WITH THE EMBERS

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

7:30pm

$18/all seats

Join us in welcoming the holiday season with Christmas With The Embers! A great evening for the whole family, The Embers bring their signature sound to all your favorite holiday tunes. Who knows? Some holidays characters may make an appearance as well!

Make the Embers a part of your holiday tradition-- Christmas With The Embers puts JOY in your step, LOVE in your heart and HAPPY in your soul!

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Holiday Concert with the Fuquay Varina Chorale

December 2, 2022 7:30pm

December 3, 2022, 3pm

$8/all seats

The Fuquay Varina Chorale has quickly become our favorite collection of local voices! Sleigh rides, starry nights and cozy fires find their way into songs about the season in this holiday favorite. Get ready to hear a whole lot of fa-la-la-la-las at this new holiday tradition.

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The Nutcracker

December 9, 2022 7:00pm

Dec 10, 2022 11am, 2:30pm, 5pm

All seats $6

A fairy tale of love, loyalty and courage. The Nutcracker celebrates the joys and wonder of the holiday season brought alive through the unique talents of our actors, dancers, musicians and artists. A re-telling of the classic story with our own local twist--a treat for everyone!

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Big Band Swing, Blues and Holiday Tunes

featuring the Gerald Parker Jazz Orchestra

December 16, 2022  7:30pm

All seats $8

Fuquay's own Gerald Parker Jazz Orchestra delights with their special brand of swinging holiday tunes. The evening promises to be a greatnight of singing, dancing and holiday merriment!

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Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

by Ken Ludwig

February 16, 17 & 18, 2023

All shows 7:30pm

$14 Adults/ $12 Srs & Students

From the award-winning mastermind of mayhem, Ken Ludwig (Lend Me a Tenor), comes a fast-paced comedy about everyone’s favorite detective solving his most notorious case. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson must crack the mystery of "The Hound of the Baskervilles" before a family curse dooms its newest heir.

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Sense and Sensibility

by Kate Hamill, based on the novel by Jane Austen

May 18, 19, 20

all shows 7:30pm

$14/Adults; $12 Srs & Students

A playful new adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved novel follows the fortunes (and misfortunes) of the Dashwood sisters—sensible Elinor and hypersensitive Marianne—after their father’s sudden death leaves them financially destitute and socially vulnerable. Set in gossipy late 18th-century England, with a fresh female voice, the play is full of humor, emotional depth, and bold theatricality. When reputation is everything, how do you follow your heart?

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On Event nights, the Box Office opens one hour prior to curtain.

If you have any questions regarding accessibility or accommodations, please call the Box Office at 919-567-3921 prior to your visit.