The Dragon King returns to Flushing Town Hall after sold-out runs in 2018!
An underwater fantasy based on Chinese folklore, The Dragon King tells the tale of an intrepid Grandmother who journeys to the bottom of the sea in search of the elusive Dragon King, and the answers to why he has forsaken the land above. Colorful puppets, an exciting adventure, and a Dragon King that will knock your socks off! All this and more can be found in this award-winning production.
A terrible drought has overtaken the land, and all the world has turned brown and lifeless. The Dragon King is ruler over all things water, and the people are beginning to wonder why he has not brought the life-giving rains in such a very long time. An underwater fantasy based on Chinese folklore, The Dragon King tells the tale of an intrepid Grandmother who journeys to the bottom of the sea in search of the elusive Dragon King, and the answers to why he has forsaken the land above. Colorful sea creatures, an exciting adventure, and a Dragon King that will knock your socks off! All this and more can be found in this award-winning production.
Stewart/Owen Dance and Gina Cornejo debut a genre-bending new show, DIRTY LAUNDRY, this January in Asheville. Prepare to be engrossed in live dance, encircled by multimedia and enthralled by provocative spoken word. Experience an unexpected story of marriage, divorce, and reclamation at Wortham Center for the Performing Arts. Shows run Jan. 21-23 and 28-30 with ten opportunities to catch this intimate performance. Tickets: $27. Box office: 828-257-4530 or worthamarts.org. Note: This performance uses explicit language describing adult situations. Recommended for ages 16+.
Virtual works created by Choreographer, Martha Connerton during the COVID shutdown are paired with live works featuring a diverse cast of performers from Charlotte and Greensboro areas. Also featuring a world premiere live work by Martha Connerton.
Don't miss these one of a kind immersive events including visual art displays from Charlotte Art League and Activist Artist Andrea Downs.
Featuring the work of:
Kyle Garrison Shawell
Joshua Lanning/Adrienne Powell with Rogue Artistry
Where Were You is a collaboration between Cape Fear Regional Theatre, The Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra, and Ft. Bragg that remembers and honors the 20th anniversary of 9/11 and celebrates the triumph of the American spirit through story and song. Featuring live performances from CFRT, FSO, the 82nd Airborne All American Chorus, Cumberland Choral Arts, and other exciting programing, Where Were You will bring Fayetteville together to honor this important moment in American history.
When: Saturday, September 11, 2021
Where: Festival Park, Downtown Fayetteville, NC
Price: Free Admission
The Blind is an immersive audio/visual meditation journey adapted from Maurice Maeterlinck’s 19th century symbolist play Les Aveugles.
A community of sightless people who reside in a monastery are on a daily walk with their priest when they discover he has passed away as they rested in the deep forest. Reaching through darkness to find their way home, they struggle to assert their autonomy when faced with the paradox of uncertainty and agency.
This dream allegory of a leaderless people grappling with fears of a rapidly changing environment and an unknown future holds a timely mirror to our current economic and environmental crises amplified by a global pandemic.
Wearing headphones, audiences are immersed in a journey through the senses as a hypnotic and disorienting landscape of sound, object, light, animation and shadow puppetry invokes an intimate meditation on our current human condition.
Feminist Casting Agency is a multi-disciplinary art experience with many manifestations from installations to roving performance to media art. Our work is playful, respectful, enlightening, inclusive, empowering, positive, and kind.
We support equal pay, equal employment, and equal representation.
Lumi Ciclo is a public projection installation on the walking bridge, that comes on every evening at sunset. The installation continues to run through to 1am. Every 15 minutes, on the hour, half-hour, and quarter, the animations change to indicate the time. In addition, the colors of the projections slowly evolve over the seasons.