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Stage Pass, $60

The Stage Pass gives you access to every event at the Cucalorus Stage Experience, including all theater shows, comedy acts, band performances and more at venues like Bourgie Nights and TheatreNOW! Extra benefits include access to social spaces like the Filmmakers Lounge and Jengo’s Backyard, and to “All-Festival Events” like Dance-a-lorus and Visual/Sound/Walls! Valid November 8-12, 2017.

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13 Award-Winning* Scenes About Mediocrity

Pineapple-Shaped Lamps is proud to present “13 Award-Winning* Scenes About Mediocrity (*Participation Trophies Count)”, an original comedy show for Cucalorus Stage. Follow a series of seemingly unconnected vignettes concerning the...

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Americana Psychobabble

A delirious anti-narrative of American emptiness, violence, and nonsense -- part exorcism and part enema! With styrofoam wings, x-mas lights, and ketchup.

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Body So Fluorescent

What happened last night on the dance floor?  Two friends try to retrace their steps from the night before to figure out just how it all ended in an explosive...

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Bus to Lumberton

When you think David Lynch's "Blue Velvet", you may think of the eerie things that happen at night: like Dennis Hopper sucking on amyl nitrate or Kyle McLaughlin hiding in...

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Cake Shop

Betsy Stout will frost people's faces and parts. Wow!! Seems like a Jengo's Playhouse late night kind of event...

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Campfireball is a hand stitched, multiform storytelling project that pursues new and old methods of entertainment, surprise and engagement in an effort to connect everyone to everything. The live experience...

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A festival tradition, Dance-a-lorus pushes boundaries by pairing filmmakers and choreographers for an exploration of film and dance. This live stage event encourages collaboration as a fundamental form of creative...

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Emcee Showcase

If you can't get enough of our charming emcees, this showcase is your chance to bask again in their onstage presence and many diverse talents.

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Worklight Theatre’s multi-award winning show is a funny, moving and honest story about mixed heritage and immigration. Charting a childhood in 90’s Devon, shifting political landscapes and global refugee crisis,...

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LiZez LIVE! A Play

LiZez LIVE! A Play is an interactive livestream multimedia performance. In LiZez LIVE!, the LiZez, a series of toys I created in my own image as my artistic collaborators, and...

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New World Symphony

Whether you’re a first time visitor or a long-time season subscriber, you will thoroughly enjoy an evening with the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra. Audience members are delighted each year by the...

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Opening Night Party: Visual/Sound/Walls

An interactive music video party that features live performers, a seamless playlist of diverse music vids, and an immersion of video projections that will have you overdosing on entertainment, in...

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Shirley Gnome: Taking It Up The Notch

Last year's winner of the Cucalorus Buzz Repeat 1 makes her return this year with an all-new show. This internationally acclaimed, award-winning cabaret comedian will sing you shameless, obscenely honest...

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The Diary Play

Four distinct teen voices dealing with issues of maturity, growth, and growing pains. The director, Trey Morehouse, asked adults of various backgrounds to reflect on the diaries they wrote as...

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Wilmington New Works

Why Everything Sucks (Or Not) // Joel Perry :: Leo, 58, unemployed and bitter at God for the cruel unfairness of life, meets Vic, 20, deeply Christian, and convinced he has received...

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Zeppelin Was A Cover Band

Zeppelin Was A Cover Band mixes documentary type storytelling and theatrical performance to recount the story of the blues through the music of rock band Led Zeppelin. Stéfan Cédilot tells...

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