Local arts & entertainment news June 13-19
Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 13, 2019
Final weekend For PPT’s The Odd Couple Female Version
June 6-8 and 12-15 at 7:30 • 2:30 matinee June 9. For tickets see Piedmontplayers.com or call 704-633-5471. Meroney Theater, 213 S Main St.
A ‘Bury Home Companion returns for third year
Aug 24 • 2:30 p.m.
Meroney Theater, Downtown Salisbury
Back for a third consecutive year, Kent Bernhardt and Kay Peeler bring back an all new edition of comedy with their hilarious cast of misfits, characters and performers along with talented new musical groups bringing you inspiring, moving and side-splitting performances. Featuring country pop artists the “Hall Sisters,” the talented young pianist Jacob Kluttz, returning local duo Eli Yacinthe and Sara Claire King, vocal harmony group “the Moonglows,” the ‘Bury Home Band’ led by Vivian Hopkins, the hilarious ‘Bury Home Players and more.
Choose from two performances on Saturday, August 24: the Matinee at 2:30 p.m. and evening performance at 7:30 p.m. All tickets are the same price of $45 each. Discounts available for groups of ten or more. Meroney Theater, 213 S Main St. Tickets $45. See salisburysymphony.org
Improv Charlotte on Friday
8 p.m. June 14
CHARLOTTE — At Free Range Brewing, 2320 N. Davidson St., Charlotte. Proceeds for all shows go to local charities. April- June proceeds benefit Classroom Central. We will also be collecting school supply donations at our shows.
Renaissance Festival open auditions
CONDORD — The Carolina Renaissance Festival, a combination of outdoor theater, circus, arts and crafts fair, jousting tournament and feast, will hold open auditions on Saturday, June 22 from 8:30 a.m. to noon and Saturday, June 29th from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Cannon School located at 5801 Poplar Tent Road.
The Festival is calling for actors, entertainers, musicians, performers and colorful personalities of all types to inhabit the Festival’s make-believe Village of Fairhaven.
Amateur and professional opportunities are available. Prepared material, head shots, and resumes are appreciated but not required. Auditionees should be age 13 or older. Audition details and registration is available online at Carolina.RenFestInfo.com
Celebrating 26 Years of Cheers, the annual Carolina Renaissance Festival returns weekends, Saturdays and Sundays, October 5-November 24, on a 325 acre site minutes north of Charlotte, between Concord and Huntersville, at the junction of NC 73 and Poplar Tent Road.