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June 13-24th | Kennedy Theater

Fasten Your Seat Belts. Boeing-Boeing coming for a landing at the Kennedy Theatre! In Broadway’s first class comedy, an architect living in Paris has been successfully juggling HTTP://SMART-TRADING.PH/ three flight attendant fiancées with his housekeeper reluctantly playing romantic air-traffic controller as they fly in and out of his swank bachelor pad. But when an old school pal visits, things get rather turbulent. Schedules change, flights are delayed and chaos ensues in this hilarious whirl of mayhem and matchmaking. Not exactly for kids, but no harsh language

July 25-Aug 5th | Kennedy Theater

From the writer of Oleanna and Glengarry Glen Ross.When a wealthy white man is charged with a crime against a black woman, a multi-racial law firm is offered the chance to defend him.  Perception is everything in this smart, biting and funny expose on modern racial relations. For MATURE audiences

OH, WHAT A NIGHT 2  presented with the kind support of WESTON BANKS WEALTH PARTNERS | August 31st-Sept 2nd | Fletcher Opera Theater

Come celebrate Broadway with our annual concert event featuring a whole new crop of songs from all the hottest shows on Broadway that are “too big” for us to produce at Hot Summer Nights!  You can expect songs from Jersey Boys, The Book Of Mormon, Wicked, Les Mis, Jesus Christ Superstar and so much more…starring all your favorite stars from Raleigh and New York!!!  For ALL ages

November 29-Dec 9th | Fletcher Opera Theater

This 2008 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning masterpiece is a grand, gripping new play which tells the story of the Westons, a large extended http// clan that comes together at their rural Oklahoma homestead when the alcoholic patriarch disappears. Forced to confront unspoken truths and astonishing secrets, the family must also contend with Violet, a pill-popping, deeply unsettled grandmother at the center of this storm. For MATURE audiences, strong adult language and themes

July 5-15th | Kennedy Theater

In this toe-tapping uproarious musical comedy, a group of performers are preparing for their upcoming show, Dames At Sea.  Right before the show is to open on Broadway, the theatre is sold and the troupe of actors and dancers need to find a new venue. With their gumption and ‘the show must go on attitude’, they find a way to perform their show on a ship docked in the local port. The Diva gets sea-sick, the ingenue earns her chance to become a star!  For ALL ages

August 15-19th | Fletcher Opera Theater

Written by The Book Of Mormon’s Robert Lopez, thisTony-winning musical Avenue Q is a hilarious and heartfelt story of a bright-eyed college grad who https// comes to New York with big dreams and little money. He can only afford to live on Avenue Q but—good news!—his neighbors turn out to be a remarkably funny bunch of characters. For audiences 16+, humorous adult language and situations

October 3-14th | Kennedy Theater

Lisa Jolley stars as the legendary incapable coloratura Florence Foster Jenkins in this new comedy with music.  Jenkins was a prominent heiress who believed that she understood better than anyone else how to properly sing.  In this bittersweet comedy of recollection, her ‘longtime accompanist’ recalls lovingly what it was like to play along for so many years.  For ALL ages



HSN News & Headlines

Ed Vennik
Friday, June 15th at 20:42

Still laughing out loud over Boeing, Boeing last night. You have set the bar very high for this season.

Hot Summer Nights at the Kennedy
Friday, June 15th at 15:26

Buy your Flex or Season Tickets by Midnight tonight and you will be entered to win a "Night at the Theatre" Experience. Which includes a on night stay at the Residence Inn Midtown, a dinner for two at Poole's Diner and a Champagne toast with the cast after the performance of the production of your choice!

Hot Summer Nights at the Kennedy
Friday, June 15th at 4:14

Just in case you missed this morning's My Carolina Today...

Hot Summer Nights at the Kennedy

Lauren Kennedy, the Artistic Director of Hot Summer Nights at the Kennedy, shares several theater options available this year in the Triangle.

Miguel Rossy-Gallagher
Friday, June 15th at 0:03

Congratulations everyone!!!!

Hot Summer Nights at the Kennedy
Thursday, June 14th at 20:48

Another smashing review! Get your tix, you don't wanna miss THIS flight!

Bryan T. Donovan's Zany Antics as Robert Rocket HSN's "Boeing-Boeing" into the Comic Stratosphere

"Boeing-Boeing," the inaugural production of Hot Summer Nights and its newly formed larger parent company, Theatre Raleigh, is a real humdinger, based on Beverley Cross and Francis Evans' revised English-language script for the critically acclaimed 2008 Broadway revival of Marc Camoletti's 1960

Hot Summer Nights at the Kennedy
Thursday, June 14th at 18:50

"Hot Summer NIghts is staging the 2008 Tony-winning revival version (of Boeing-Boeing) for it's season opener and it's a hit!" | Arts

Sex farces can be silly, loaded with slapstick and full of well-worn clichés. That’s true of the 1965 Broadway flop, “Boeing, Boeing,” but Hot Summer Nights is staging the 2008 Tony-winning revival version for its season opener, and it’s a hit – extremely funny and executed by top talent, on stage a...

Hot Summer Nights at the Kennedy
Thursday, June 14th at 18:44

Hilary Russo
Wednesday, June 13th at 21:34

Happy Opening Night!!!!

Hot Summer Nights at the Kennedy
Wednesday, June 13th at 18:50

Hot Summer Nights at the Kennedy shared their own album: BOEING-BOEING.


Complete Album of Production Photos

By: Hot Summer Nights at the Kennedy

Hot Summer Nights at the Kennedy
Wednesday, June 13th at 14:48

Happy Opening to my talented Hot Summer Nights creative team, the entire cast & crew. The 2012 Season takes flight tonight! Break legs, all!!! -Hilary :)

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