Theater Picks

Best theater picks, September 13

September 12, 2013 

Holden Hansen, Emilie Blum and Chris Raddatz in Burning Coal Theatre Company's production of Richard Bean’s "The Heretic.”


In Richard Bean’s 2001 dark comedy, “The Heretic,” a respected science professor clashes with her peers when she wants to publish a report that contradicts their accepted views of climate change. Complications ensue when her daughter falls in love with a fervent environmentalist. Raleigh’s Burning Coal Theatre Company presents the U.S. premiere. 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday (through Sept. 29). $15-$25. 919-834-4001 or

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