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Events
27 Aug

40th Annual Lazy …

Aug 27, 2016 — Aug 28, 2016
Join the Town of Cary as it celebrates the 40th anniversary of …
8 Sep

Hopscotch Music …

Sep 08, 2016 — Sep 10, 2016
Three days, 140 bands, downtown Raleigh. Hopscotch Music …
10 Sep

Beericana Craft …

Sep 10, 2016
The third annual Beericana Craft Beer and Music Festival will …
15 Sep

The Lumineers

Sep 15, 2016
The Lumineers will be performing live at Koka Booth Amphitheatre …
23 Sep

12th Annual Ray …

Sep 23, 2016 — Sep 25, 2016
The 12th annual Ray Price Capital City Bikefest will be held in …
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Performing Arts

It's no surprise that the capital of N.C. is rich with performing arts options—the North Carolina Symphony, North Carolina Opera, Carolina Ballet and North Carolina Theatre all call Raleigh home. But it's even more than great presenting organizations putting on world-class productions. The arts community in Raleigh is thriving thanks to smart, passionate minds who have come together to create a unique, collaborative culture that embraces the big, the bold, the innovative and the authentic.

This is where ballet dancers team up with rock bands for charity events, where violinists take over craft brewery taprooms for sold-out events and where pop-up Shakespeare performances take place on city sidewalks, stopping passersby in their tracks.

With so many talented artists here, there's always something to be wowed by. Below you can browse through our performing arts organizations—major presenters bolstered by a thriving community of smaller theatres, unique venues and talented performers. For a complete list of these presenters' upcoming performances, head to our arts calendar of events to find trip inspiration or something to add to your itinerary while in town.

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A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts

  • 2 E. South St.
    Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.996.8500

Arts Together

  • 114 St. Mary's St.
    Raleigh, NC 27605
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.828.1713

Bare Theatre

  • 6002 Farm Gate Rd.
    Raleigh, NC 27606
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Phone: 919.322.8819

Broadway Series South

  • 2 E. South St.
    Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
    Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.996.8700

Burning Coal Theatre

  • 224 Polk St.
    The Murphey School
    Raleigh, NC 27604
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.834.4001

Carolina Ballet

  • 3401 Atlantic Ave.
    Ste. 131
    Raleigh, NC 27604
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.719.0900

Carswell Concert Hall

  • 3800 Hillsborough St.
    Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Phone: 919.760.8600

Cary Academy Fine & Performing Arts Center

  • 1500 N. Harrison Ave.
    Cary, NC 27513
  • Area: Cary
  • Phone: 919.677.3873

Cary Ballet

  • 3791 NW. Cary Pkwy.
    Cary, NC 27513
  • Area: Cary
  • Phone: 919.481.6509

Cary Players

  • 101 Dry Ave.
    Cary, NC 27511
  • Area: Cary
  • Phone: 919.345.0076
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Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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