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Moonlight Frights

Campfiire Stories of the Carolinas

October 28 & 29, 7pm

October 30, 4pm

Some of North Carolina's spookiest and most infamous characters come to life when friends share ghost stories around a camp fire. This family friendly journey through legends and lore is sure to spark the imagination of every little ghost and goblin!

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The Malpass Brothers

Friday, November 5, 2021

7:30pm

With sincerity, honesty and an utter ease on stage that belies their years, their skillful musicianship honors great legends who have paved the way. Count on classic, real country, and a couple of old-time traditional gospels. Find them coming down into the house at intermission and asking what you would like to hear. Count on jokes and ribbing between brothers. Count on some big hair and fancy boots and maybe even an Elvis twitch or two.

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Noche Flamenca

Friday, November 12, 2021

7:30pm

Returning to the Arts Center is the soul moving Noche Flamenca! Featuring Edward Stephenson and Flamenco musicians from Spain, Venezuela, Cuba, the USA and Canada. Edward's virtuosity includes Classical Spanish, Flamenco, and Flamenco Fusion genres. Experience a night of Flamenco and be swept away!

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Mike Wiley in One Noble Journey

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Performances: 10:30am, 1pm, 5:30pm

Henry “Box” Brown was an African American born into slavery in 1816 in Louisa County, Virginia. Although he was not subjected to physical violence, Henry’s story (the basis for One Noble Journey) demonstrates that the cruelty of slavery was every bit as devastating to the heart as it could be on the body. After his family was torn apart and parceled out to various beneficiaries of the estate, Henry devised an ingenious escape plan – sealing himself in a wooden box for shipment to friends and freedom in Philadelphia.

Mike Wiley is a North Carolina-based actor, playwright and director of multiple one-man documentary dramas and full-cast ensemble plays.  A gifted and visionary artist and communicator, Wiley’s overriding goal is expanding cultural awareness for audiences of all ages through dynamic portrayals based on pivotal moments in African-American history and, in doing so, helping to unveil a richer picture of the total American experience

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CHRISTMAS WITH THE EMBERS

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

7:30pm

Join us as we welcome 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!

Widely considered a musical marvel, Make the Embers 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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Fuquay Varina Chorale Holiday Concert

Friday, December 3, 2021 & Saturday, December 4, 2021

Friday evening at 7:30pm

Saturday afternoon at 3:00pm

Welcome to the third holiday concert by The Fuquay-Varina Chorale Christmas performance! Led by Margaret Cook’s expertise and passion for musical performance, the Fuquay-Varina Chorale shares idyllic songs of sleigh rides, starry nights, and cozy fires. 

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An Evening of Big Band Swing, Blues & Holiday Music

featuring the Gerald Parker Jazz Orchestra

Thursday, December 16, 2021  7:30pm

Tap your toes and hum along as the Gerald Parker Jazz Orchestra steers us into the holiday mood with their own mix of swing, blues and holiday tunes. 

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SYLVIA

Thursday, Friday & Saturday--February 17, 18 & 19, 2022

7:30pm

A timely love story--with a slight twist--about the need to connect.

By A.R. Gurney

Sylvia is a smart, silly, sophisticated, and occasionally salty comedy about relationships, nature, and growing older. The world of a middle-aged New York couple is turned upside down when Greg brings a girl home; Sylvia, a Labradoodle he finds in Central Park. Sylvia becomes a major bone of contention between husband and wife in this modern romantic comedy about a marriage, and a dog.

This production is the second production in the Community Theatre Season. A Community Theatre subscription includes one ticket for all three productions, and is available for $30. Click here to purchase Season Tickets

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Paige King Johnson

Thursday, March 24, 2022

7:30pm

Angier native Paige King Johnson embodies talent that goes the distance, and possesses a dedicated work ethic and bold entrepreneurial spirit. Johnson’s reputation as a gifted young entertainer grew as she performed around her hometown, and recently held her own festival, the Country Yard Party. The three-time Carolina Music Awards winner and Belmont University Alum has a flair for portraying life’s most precious moments in her music, and then bringing those moments to vivid life with her warm, evocative voice. Johnson’s devoted homegrown fan base continues to expand farther than just her backyard.

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Nunsense

Thursday, Friday, Saturday--May 19, 20 & 21, 2022

7:30pm

The Little Sisters of Hoboken are in dire need of burial funds after discovering that their cook has accidentally poisoned 52 of their sisters. What better way to raise the funds then to put on a musical variety show?

Meet a colorful group of sisters with delightfully wacky backgrounds including a wannabe ballerina, a former circus performer, and one hilarious Sister Mary Amnesia. Featuring star turns, tap and ballet dancing, an audience quiz, and comic surprises, this show has become an international phenomenon.

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

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TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE

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

7:30pm, all performances

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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