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We have never had a bad meal - I mean show. Please - go there. Inexpensive and I have no idea how... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
drbork52
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The venue was small but it was a great experience a must if u like theatre .there are no good... read more

Reviewed December 8, 2016
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

We have never had a bad meal - I mean show. Please - go there. Inexpensive and I have no idea how they get such great directors and actors. The scripts are not too shabby either. They bring you into an elementary gym and they...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

Saw Charles III this past weekend. Good acting; play was interesting and comical. Venue was an old school that has a new purpose.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

The venue was small but it was a great experience a must if u like theatre .there are no good snacks so eat first other than that awesome

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed August 25, 2016

I've seen three of their shows in the last year and always thoroughly enjoyed each one. It's a small intimate space with professional productions that are always partly entertaining and partly thought provoking. Consider yourself lucky if you are here when there is a show...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant! As I understand, the show was a showcase result of Summer Theatre Conservatory 2016.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed August 14, 2015

Small theater with nice charm but the seating is mediocre...it's like watching a play sitting in the stands of your local high school gym watching a basketball game

Date of experience: January 2015
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Reviewed July 28, 2015

I rate Burning Caol among the top 3 'small' theathers in the triangle area. Their productions are alway professional and the theather it self is among the largest in this category. If you are into 'thoughtful' live theater, this is a place where you should...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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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.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Karen P
Reviewed June 8, 2015

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

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Susan B
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...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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