- January 12, 2015 Manning Music Series Concert: NC Symphony William Peace University's Manning Music Series presents a FREE Concert featuring musicians from the North Carolina Symphony on the Kenan Hall stage on Monday, January 12, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. The Manning Music Concert Series is made possible through a gift made by alumna Sara Jo Allen Manning '58 '60 and the Manning Music Series Fund. For the 2014-15 performing arts season, the Manning Series will include 5 free concerts ranging from jazz, classical and contemporary to Broadway performances. Additional Manning Series concerts this year include: Monday, Apr. 6, 2015 William Peace University is pleased to partner once again this year with the North Carolina Symphony on three of the Manning Series events. RESERVE YOUR SEAT FOR THE MANNING SERIES HERE. William Peace University wishes to make this event accessible to all people in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you need a reasonable accommodation to fully participate in this event please contact the Office of Engagement at Engagement@peace.edu or 919.508.2362. Please make your needs known as soon as possible to allow sufficient time for effective accommodations, preferably at least 5 business days prior to the event. view Event
- January 16, 2015 Raleigh's Village Idiots William Peace Theatre presents "Raleigh's Village Idiots" January 16-17, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. The Idiots perform short- and long-form improv comedy. Scenes, stories, games and songs are improvised at your suggestion. Exactly what the combination is on any night... Your guess is as good as ours! For more information on the Idiots, visit their website. RESERVE YOUR TICKETS HERE view Event
- February 5, 2015 The Piano Lesson A Celebrating Black History Month Event William Peace Theatre presents August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, The Piano Lesson, directed by Amy White, M.F.A., through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. In Pittsburgh’s Hill District in 1936, the Charles family battle their surroundings and each other over their shared legacy -- an antique piano. The fourth play of August Wilson’s epic Century Cycle, The Piano Lesson is a stunning and moving drama of family, history, and survival. The William Peace Theatre Company actors selected for the cast include: DJ Curtis as "Doaker" Jarrett Bennett as "Boy Willie" Josh Walker as "Lymon" Ebony Miles as "Bernice" Maya Bryant as "Maretha" Chris Haskins as "Avery" Demetrius Jackson as "Wining Boy" Breanna Durham as "Grace" Tickets go on sale soon! view Event
The Peace College Dance Company will present their annual Fall Student Choreogrpahy Performance December 3-5, 2009. The performance will begin each evening at 7:30 p.m. in Leggett Theatre. Tickets are $8 for general admission, $5 for students, seniors and N.C. Dance Alliance members. The Peace College Dance Company is a semi-professional dance company focusing on modern dance and exploring all dance modalities. For more information about the performance or to request tickets, please contact Wright at firstname.lastname@example.org 919-508-2333.
The annual Betty Vaiden Wright Williams Christmas concerts will take place on Monday, December 7, and Wednesday, December 9. The concerts will feature the Peace College Chamber Singers and Choir, and the Peace College Dance Company. Among the choral selections will be several works by 18th century composer Michael Haydn, accompanied by a chamber orchestra. Also on the program are several lighter selections, including “It’s beginning to look like Christmas” and the Austrian carol “Still, Still, Still.” The program will conclude with “Why Can’t We Have Christmas the Whole Year Around,” a version of “We Wish You a Merry Christmas” made famous by the folk group “Peter, Paul, and Mary.” The concerts begin each evening at 7 p.m. in Kenan Recital Hall, and are free and open to the public. A reception follows each performance.