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Burning Coal Theatre

  • 224 Polk St.
    The Murphey School
    Raleigh, NC 27604

Professional theatre mixes the area's best talent with tomorrow's stars from New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles and elsewhere to produce gritty, explosive new versions of classics, modern classics and new plays. $10-$25 admission. 4,000 flexible square feet, 140-175 seat state-of-the-art theatre with balcony on three sides.


  • Elevators Indoor:
  • Monday Hours: 10am-5pm
  • Tuesday Hours: 10am-5pm
  • Wednesday Hours: 10am-5pm
  • Thursday Hours: 10am-5pm
  • Friday Hours: 10am-5pm
  • Saturday Hours: varies
  • Sunday Hours: varies

Group Tour

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Rates & Parking
  • Type of Parking: Surface Lot
Burning Coal Theatre Meeting Facility
  • Largest Room: 2,400
  • Theatre Capacity: 140
  • Banquet Capacity: 150
  • Classroom Capacity: 150
  • Reception Capacity: 150
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Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Sq. Ft. Theater Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception Media
Theatre (The Meeker Stage) 40 X 50   20     2400.00     140     150     150     150     No  

Peter Pan & Wendy

  • November 30, 2017 - December 17, 2017
  • Address: 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

A young girl feels alone in the world. Can a boy who never grew up help her to discover her best self? Or will he lead her straight into the clutche... View Details

The Normal Heart

  • January 18, 2018 - February 04, 2018
  • Address: 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

This raging masterpiece shocked New York when it appeared at the Public Theatre in 1985, as the AIDs epidemic was beginning to exert its terrible gr... View Details


  • April 12, 2018 - April 29, 2018
  • Address: 224 Polk St., Raleigh, NC 27604
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

In the future, a Queen has died. Her long-patient son has ascended to the throne. The sun is shining. The world is bright. But the Labour and Tory P... View Details

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Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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