Those who attended the recent Barefoot Studio Crawl got a taste of some of Moving Poets’ latest dances. In this next showcase, there will be even more to see — six 15-minute pieces. Starring MP dancers from Charlotte and Berlin, the show also features guests including members of Wilmington’s Alban Elved, Hardin Minor of Omimeo, Jacqueline Miller White of Open Door Studios and more. For more information, visit www.movingpoetscharlotte.org. $15-$30
Be prepared to be astounded by movement so beautiful that it could not be contained. These 6 performances which are 15 minutes a piece are sure to entice all of your emotions. $30 ADV & $30 DOShttp://chopshopnoda.com/calendar/icalrepeat.detail/2015/04/23/526/-/moving-poets-6-15
A musical about two nobodies who write an original musical starring themselves and their talented and lovely lady friends. $20
Davidson Community Players presents this play based on Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll and adapted by Heather Wilson-Bowlby.
Catherine and Gwen chose opposite paths. Catherine built a career as a rock-star academic, while Gwen built a home with her husband and children. Decades later, unfulfilled in polar opposite ways, each woman covets the other's life, commencing a dangerous game of musical chairs - the prize being Gwen's husband, Don. With searing insight and trademark wit, this new comedy takes a deep look at family, career, romance, and the decisions that define a life. A 2013 Pulitzer Prize Finalist. $15 General / $20 Reserved and Walk-Uphttp://www.upstagenoda.com/
Charlotte’s Off-Broadway present this show about two women who choose to take opposite paths in life. $15-$20
Students of the Directing II class present a double billing of one act plays. $3
Big Mamma's House of Burlesque presents this show that is themed around metal music. $15-$18
The play follows the short life of Benjamin Saar, a hemophiliac who died at the age of eight of AIDS-related complications from a blood transfusion. The story explores life and death through a child's eyes using vibrant colors and imagery. $18
“Pop Erotica” event featuring live poetry, music, burlesque dancers and comedy performances. $25
Get ready to experience the world's best performance poets, live body painted models, sultry burlesque dancers, live music, fashion, comedy and the most electrified host you have ever seen! All this mixed in with today's most current top 40 hits. If you have never partied from your seat, let this be the first time! $20 ADV & $25 DOS Limited VIP tickets available for $45http://chopshopnoda.com/calendar/icalrepeat.detail/2015/05/15/536/9/the-sweet-spot-charlotte-make-it-rain-edition
When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small town, Ren is prepared for an adjustment period at his new high school. What he isn't prepared for are the local edicts, including a ban on dancing instituted by the local preacher. When the reverend's rebellious daughter sets her sights on Ren, her boyfriend tries to sabotage Ren's reputation, with many locals eager to believe the worst about the new kid. The story that emerges is of a father longing for the son he lost and of a young man aching for the father who walked out on him. Tickets are $10 each with 25% of all proceeds going to Dilworth community local non-profit The Relativeshttp://www.dilworthchurch.org/calendar/Footloose_the_musical
The Wear Purple Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza Starring the Chuckleheads' show will celebrate Wear Purple for Peace Day with unscripted improvisational comedy games (ala Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Improv-a-ganza, and the Second City,) musical games/activities, game show elements that are staples of the seven-year-old Chuckleheads’ improv comedy troupe’s shows. And it’s all made up on the spot. Food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks will be available before, during and after the show. Tickets are $10 when purchased in advance or when you are added to the guest list at 704-301-1564 or email@example.com. $10/$15http://www.planetimprov.com
Directed by James Lee Walker and presented by Appalachian Creative Theatre.
All Women Cast delve into the world of love and loss. Tears and laughter propel them through their individual journeys. Cry, Laugh and cheer them on. Based on the Book "The Loss World" by Mary London Szpara, Directed by Glenda Kale. Starring Nancy Farley Brennan, Brittany Bass, Janine Atkinson, Mandy Smith, Hannah Taylor, Susan Haywood Tobelman, Brianna Daniels, Cindy Lyman and Robin Weaver. $17.50 advance, $22 day of showhttp://www.TheLossWorld.com