Theater Picks

The best theater picks, Nov. 2

CorrespondentNovember 1, 2012 

Laura Tratnik and James Anderson in the Burning Coal Theatre Company production of Conor McPherson’s Shining City directed by Jerome Davis (photo by the Right Image Photography, Inc.)


  • Other highlights • Friday-Saturday: “Godspell” – Leggett Theatre, William Peace University, Raleigh. 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday (through Nov. 10). $10-$20. 919-508-2051;

Burning Coal Theatre has been championing Irish playwright Conor McPherson over the years with strong productions of “The Weir,” “The Seafarer” and “St. Nicholas.” This weekend, the company begins a run of “Shining City,” a four-character piece about a newly-minted psychiatrist whose first client is haunted by his deceased wife. Murphey School, Raleigh. 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday (through Nov. 18). $10-$20. 919-834-4001;

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