NC State LIVE | Spring 2019

 

NC State LIVE presents Love Heals All Wounds. Photo by Tim Salaz.Movement Art Is, Featuring Jon Boogz and Lil Buck
Love Heals All Wounds

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2019
8PM, STEWART THEATRE

Celebrated on some of the world’s most prestigious stages and viral on YouTube, choreographers and dancers, Jon Boogz and Lil Buck, join forces to examine and encourage social justice. Building joy and compassion through an intricate hybrid of street dance styles, born from popping and jookin, this powerful work highlights the work of spoken word artist Robin Sanders and features an all-star cast of dancers.

Bistro and a Show dinner starting at 5:30PM.

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NC State LIVE presents Alfredo Rodriguez and Pedrito MartinezAlfredo Rodríguez and Pedrito Martinez Duo

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2019 at 8pm
Saturday, FEBRUARY 23, 2019 AT 5PM & 8PM
Titmus THEATRE

Grammy-nominated artists Alfredo Rodríguez and Pedrito Martínez first worked together on Alfredo’s 2012 critically acclaimed release Invasion Parade. Together again in this rare live performance, these two master musicians create a combustive interplay that takes listeners from the lively streets of Havana to the concert hall and back again – informed as much by Bach and Stravinsky as it is by their Afro Cuban and jazz roots.

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NC State LIVE presents David Rousseve REALITY. Photo by Rose Eichenbaum.David Roussève/REALITY
Halfway to Dawn – The Strayhorn Project

Saturday, March 2, 2019
8PM, STEWART THEATRE

“Roussève’s work is a call for grace, a cry to reunite with some large universal framework… inspired, ingenious work.” – Chicago Sun Times

Halfway to Dawn (co-commissioned by NC State LIVE) seeks to uncover the truths of Billy Strayhorn’s life – with full throttle dancing to Strayhorn’s remarkably intelligent, ‘blow the roof off’ music.

Pre-show talk with David Roussève at 7PM.

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NC State LIVE presents Lightwire Theater's Ugly DucklingLightwire Theater
Ugly Duckling

Sunday, March 24, 2019
3pm, STEWART THEATRE (Kidstuff Series)

We all know The Ugly Duckling as the classic tale of belonging by Hans Christian Andersen, but we’ve never seen it quite like this! Using cutting edge lighting technology, Lightwire Theater, brings the beloved story to life in a blaze of color.

Recommended for grades K – 4.

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NC State LIVE presents Jazzmeia Horn. Photo credit: Jacob Blickenstaff

Jazzmeia Horn

Friday, MARCH 29, 2019
8PM, STEWART THEATRE

Grammy-nominated jazz vocalist and winner of the 2015 Thelonious Monk Competition, Jazzmeia Horn has a name that speaks for itself capturing her very essence. With an assured maturity and vocal confidence far beyond her years, the young singer stands ready to take her place alongside the best headlining jazz vocalists of today.

Bistro and a Show dinner starting at 5:30PM.

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NC State LIVE presents Luck Plush Productions' Rooming House. Photo by Alan Epstein.Lucky Plush Productions
Rooming House

Saturday, April 6, 2019
8PM, STEWART THEATRE

Now’s your chance to catch the final version of Rooming House, a witty dance/theatre work developed in part when Lucky Plush Productions was in residence with NC State LIVE in the fall of 2017.

“…their light-footed, sometimes cheeky production grows into something expansive and challenging, exploring deeper aspects of storytelling and human behavior through Lucky Plush’s signature blend of insight and play.” –Chicago Reader

Pre-show talk with Artistic Director, Julia Rhoads at 7PM.

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NC State LIVE presents Flor de Toloache. Photo by Andrei Averbuch.Flor de Toloache

Saturday, APRIL 13, 2019
8PM, STEWART THEATRE

Fresh off a 2017 Latin Grammy win, the all-female Flor de Toloache is taking the world by storm and breaking up the boys’ club that dominates Mariachi.

“These mariachis have moxie. They don’t just sing; they could blast through mountains with their wails and gritos (shouts), and melt glaciers with the warmth of their gorgeous harmonies…”-Maria Arbona-Ruiz, NPR’s First Listen

Pre-show talk with the musicians at 7PM.

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Click here to learn more about LIVE@Lake Raleigh, our free outdoor concert series, which will feature The Fritz, Into the Fog, Sidecar Social Club, and Old Habits in spring 2019.