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Address: 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC 27604
Phone Number: 919 834 4001
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Don't miss Sea Wall

Saw this one-man show today and it was wonderful. I think there are a few more performances. I have seen about 10 plays here and each one was excellent.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Saw this one-man show today and it was wonderful. I think there are a few more performances. I have seen about 10 plays here and each one was excellent.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Great small theatre. They use one prop for multiple uses. Their creativity is amazing.They play was so enjoyable.

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Too far from home
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I love the venue. You are so close to the actors that you can imagine being in the show. Usually an actor is already on the stage when you enter the theatre. The second stage shows are typically better than the main stage ones. The main shows are more main stream whereas the second stage shows are more modern/hip with... More 

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north carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Have been here several times for local HS productions but never a professional one. Fantastic and intimate theater. Reminds me of a few Off-Off Broadway theaters in NYC.

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This was my first visit. We really enjoyed the play and the smaller size theater made for a more intimate experience. There is a good size parking area at no charge. They have a small refreshment area and sell a few books and items too.

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georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

My cousin was part of summer program which produced Shakespeare's A Midsummers Night Dream. This play was not put on at the theater ,but staged outside nearby at the Mordecai House on the grounds. I will never look at a play the same way. The audience was involved in the play, and we moved from area to area on the... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Excellent acting and wonderful and unique shows to see. Seating is cozy and you can see everything from most seats. I love this venue.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I've been to about 5 productions over the past two years and have enjoyed each and every one. I always wonder what kind of staging they can do in such a small space and I'm always pleasantly surprised. Acting is great and there is not a bad seat in the house. Parking is easy and free.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

My daughter participated in a teen Shakespeare conservatory here this summer. Raleigh is a lovely city reminiscent of my days spent in my grandmother's sleepy Southern hometown. My DD had a wonderful time in Raleigh and learned invaluable acting techniques from the Burning Coal staff. It was utterly amazing to see how talented these kids were to pull together a... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

I've seen a couple shows here at this "intimate" theatre, and they have always been a treat. There isn't a bad seat in the house, and from most, you can almost reach out to touch the performers. Edgy material keeps this on my list of places to keep up with current shows at.

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Address: Address: 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC 27604
Phone Number: 919 834 4001
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh

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