Calendar of Events

The Clayton Center Performing Arts Center Raleigh Durham Chapel Hill

Jul
24
Fri
2015
“Thoroughly Modern Millie”
Jul 24 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

millie2 Clayton Youth Theater will present the musical Thoroughly Modern Millie on July 24-25, 30-31, & August 1 at 7:30 PM at The Clayton Center. Set in New York City in 1922, Thoroughly Modern Millie tells the story of Millie Dillmount, who has just moved to the city in search of a new life for herself. Filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading men, and a dragon-lady of a villainess that audiences will love to hate, Thoroughly Modern Millie will have all of Johnston County dancing the Charleston.  A great show for the entire family!

Tickets go on sale June 24 at 10 AM. Reserved Seating. Tickets are $10 for Adults and $5 for Students 18 & under. (Ticket price does not include taxes or fees.)

Jul
25
Sat
2015
“Thoroughly Modern Millie”
Jul 25 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

millie2 Clayton Youth Theater will present the musical Thoroughly Modern Millie on July 24-25, 30-31, & August 1 at 7:30 PM at The Clayton Center. Set in New York City in 1922, Thoroughly Modern Millie tells the story of Millie Dillmount, who has just moved to the city in search of a new life for herself. Filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading men, and a dragon-lady of a villainess that audiences will love to hate, Thoroughly Modern Millie will have all of Johnston County dancing the Charleston.  A great show for the entire family!

Tickets go on sale June 24 at 10 AM. Reserved Seating. Tickets are $10 for Adults and $5 for Students 18 & under. (Ticket price does not include taxes or fees.)

Jul
27
Mon
2015
CYT Backstage Pass Workshop
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Backstage Pass gives rising 3rd-6th grade students a hands-on theatrical experience as they work with the directors and cast members of Clayton Youth Theater to put on a performance themed around CYT’s summer musical. Participants will spend the week rehearsing scenes, music, and choreography in preparation for a performance of their own.  In addition, participants will tour the backstage area of CYT and receive daily instruction on different aspects of technical theater.  Each participant will also receive a CYT t-shirt and a complimentary ticket to CYT’s 2015  summer musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie.  Space is limited.cyttheatercampatclaytoncenter

Jul
28
Tue
2015
CYT Backstage Pass Workshop
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Backstage Pass gives rising 3rd-6th grade students a hands-on theatrical experience as they work with the directors and cast members of Clayton Youth Theater to put on a performance themed around CYT’s summer musical. Participants will spend the week rehearsing scenes, music, and choreography in preparation for a performance of their own.  In addition, participants will tour the backstage area of CYT and receive daily instruction on different aspects of technical theater.  Each participant will also receive a CYT t-shirt and a complimentary ticket to CYT’s 2015  summer musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie.  Space is limited.cyttheatercampatclaytoncenter

Jul
29
Wed
2015
CYT Backstage Pass Workshop
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Backstage Pass gives rising 3rd-6th grade students a hands-on theatrical experience as they work with the directors and cast members of Clayton Youth Theater to put on a performance themed around CYT’s summer musical. Participants will spend the week rehearsing scenes, music, and choreography in preparation for a performance of their own.  In addition, participants will tour the backstage area of CYT and receive daily instruction on different aspects of technical theater.  Each participant will also receive a CYT t-shirt and a complimentary ticket to CYT’s 2015  summer musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie.  Space is limited.cyttheatercampatclaytoncenter

Jul
30
Thu
2015
CYT Backstage Pass Workshop
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Backstage Pass gives rising 3rd-6th grade students a hands-on theatrical experience as they work with the directors and cast members of Clayton Youth Theater to put on a performance themed around CYT’s summer musical. Participants will spend the week rehearsing scenes, music, and choreography in preparation for a performance of their own.  In addition, participants will tour the backstage area of CYT and receive daily instruction on different aspects of technical theater.  Each participant will also receive a CYT t-shirt and a complimentary ticket to CYT’s 2015  summer musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie.  Space is limited.cyttheatercampatclaytoncenter

“Thoroughly Modern Millie”
Jul 30 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

millie2 Clayton Youth Theater will present the musical Thoroughly Modern Millie on July 24-25, 30-31, & August 1 at 7:30 PM at The Clayton Center. Set in New York City in 1922, Thoroughly Modern Millie tells the story of Millie Dillmount, who has just moved to the city in search of a new life for herself. Filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading men, and a dragon-lady of a villainess that audiences will love to hate, Thoroughly Modern Millie will have all of Johnston County dancing the Charleston.  A great show for the entire family!

Tickets go on sale June 24 at 10 AM. Reserved Seating. Tickets are $10 for Adults and $5 for Students 18 & under. (Ticket price does not include taxes or fees.)

Jul
31
Fri
2015
CYT Backstage Pass Workshop
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Backstage Pass gives rising 3rd-6th grade students a hands-on theatrical experience as they work with the directors and cast members of Clayton Youth Theater to put on a performance themed around CYT’s summer musical. Participants will spend the week rehearsing scenes, music, and choreography in preparation for a performance of their own.  In addition, participants will tour the backstage area of CYT and receive daily instruction on different aspects of technical theater.  Each participant will also receive a CYT t-shirt and a complimentary ticket to CYT’s 2015  summer musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie.  Space is limited.cyttheatercampatclaytoncenter

“Thoroughly Modern Millie”
Jul 31 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

millie2 Clayton Youth Theater will present the musical Thoroughly Modern Millie on July 24-25, 30-31, & August 1 at 7:30 PM at The Clayton Center. Set in New York City in 1922, Thoroughly Modern Millie tells the story of Millie Dillmount, who has just moved to the city in search of a new life for herself. Filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading men, and a dragon-lady of a villainess that audiences will love to hate, Thoroughly Modern Millie will have all of Johnston County dancing the Charleston.  A great show for the entire family!

Tickets go on sale June 24 at 10 AM. Reserved Seating. Tickets are $10 for Adults and $5 for Students 18 & under. (Ticket price does not include taxes or fees.)

Aug
1
Sat
2015
“Thoroughly Modern Millie”
Aug 1 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

millie2 Clayton Youth Theater will present the musical Thoroughly Modern Millie on July 24-25, 30-31, & August 1 at 7:30 PM at The Clayton Center. Set in New York City in 1922, Thoroughly Modern Millie tells the story of Millie Dillmount, who has just moved to the city in search of a new life for herself. Filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading men, and a dragon-lady of a villainess that audiences will love to hate, Thoroughly Modern Millie will have all of Johnston County dancing the Charleston.  A great show for the entire family!

Tickets go on sale June 24 at 10 AM. Reserved Seating. Tickets are $10 for Adults and $5 for Students 18 & under. (Ticket price does not include taxes or fees.)

Mar
10
Thu
2016
“The Reluctant Dragon” Presented By East Clayton Elementary School
Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm

Reluctantdragon@theclaytoncenterStudents of the East Clayton Elementary School Drama Club present the beloved classic The Reluctant Dragon on Thursday, March 10, and Friday, March 11, at 7 PM. All seating is reserved. Tickets must be purchased through The Clayton Center box office or online.

Feb
14
Tue
2017
“Love Under New Management” Starring Miki Howard & Howard Hewett
Feb 14 @ 8:00 pm

Miki Howard & Howard HewettSinclair Entertainment presents “Love Under New Management,” starring Miki Howard & Howard Hewitt, on Valentine’s Day — Tuesday, February 14 — at 8 PM at The Clayton Center.

“Love Under New Management” stars Miki Howard and Howard Hewett. Together, these popular R&B artists provide a romantic and soulful soundtrack for your Valentine’s celebration.

Miki Howard is a Grammy nominated, multi-platinum award winning recording artist, and actress. A native of Chicago, Howard found success as a solo artist with two number one hit songs on the R&B charts “Ain’t Nuthin’ in the World” in 1988 followed by “Ain’t Nobody Like You” in 1992.  In 2002, Howard was nominated for a Grammy award for her album, “Three Wishes” followed by a Lifetime Achievement Award presented by The Chicago Music Awards in 2012. Beyond her love and success as a recording artist, Howard appeared in various films including “Malcom X” (1992), “Poetic Justice” (1993), and her lifetime biopic, “Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story” (2016).

Howard Hewett, Jr. is a singer and songwriter. A native of Akron, OH, Hewett began his career as lead singer of the R&B vocal group Shalamar before breaking out with a solo career. He released two top 10 R&B soul singles, “I Commit to Love” and “I’m for Real” in the 1980s. After finding success as a recording artist, Hewett continued his singing career, which includes contributing to the second season theme song for the successful sitcom, “Hanging with Mr. Cooper.” Hewett later released two follow up albums, including a self-titled album, “Howard Hewett,” and two gospel albums, “The Journey” and the follow-up, “The Journey Live: From the Heart,” which each found success in their respective genres.

 

Apr
22
Sun
2018
Gregory Popovich Presents Comedy Pet Theater
Apr 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Voted Best Family Show In Las Vegas

The world famous Popovich Pet Theater, voted best family show in Las Vegas, is a European-style circus extravaganza presented by Gregory Popovich.

Popovich, a fifth generation circus performer who learned early on how to develop strong bonds with animals, has rescued a majority of his performers from shelters all over the country and has transformed them into Las Vegas stars. He is a gold medal winner in Paris, France, and a special award winner in Monte Carlo.

Popovich and his pets were finalists on “America’s Got Talent,” were guests on TV shows with Jay Leno, David Letterman and Craig Ferguson, and were featured on Animal Planet and other television shows. The entertaining show includes physical comedy, juggling, acrobats from the Moscow Circus, trained dogs, birds and even house cats. All of the pets are trained using positive reinforcement techniques that enhance their natural abilities.

You will not want to miss this opportunity to see this unique, family-friendly show featuring this legendary circus entertainer and his furry friends.

Jul
27
Fri
2018
CYT Presents “Bye Bye Birdie”
Jul 27 @ 7:00 pm

When rock star Conrad Birdie is drafted into the army, his fans are devastated, but none more than struggling songwriter Albert Peterson, whose song Birdie was just about to record. Albert’s longtime girlfriend, Rosie, pushes Albert to write a new tune that Birdie will perform on television to a fan selected in a contest. The scheme works, with young Ohio teenager Kim McAfee declared the winner, but no one has counted on the jealous wrath of her boyfriend.

Clayton Youth Theater presents this fabulously fun production July 27 and 28, and August 2-4, at The Clayton Center. Tickets go on sale on Monday, June 25, at 10 AM. Tickets are $12 adults, $6 students 18 and under.

PURCHASE

 

Jul
28
Sat
2018
CYT Presents “Bye Bye Birdie”
Jul 28 @ 2:00 pm

bye bye birdieWhen rock star Conrad Birdie is drafted into the army, his fans are devastated, but none more than struggling songwriter Albert Peterson, whose song Birdie was just about to record. Albert’s longtime girlfriend, Rosie, pushes Albert to write a new tune that Birdie will perform on television to a fan selected in a contest. The scheme works, with young Ohio teenager Kim McAfee declared the winner, but no one has counted on the jealous wrath of her boyfriend.

Clayton Youth Theater presents this fabulously fun production July 27 and 28, and August 2-4, at The Clayton Center. Tickets go on sale on Monday, June 25, at 10 AM. Tickets are $12 adults, $6 students 18 and under.

 

Aug
2
Thu
2018
CYT Presents “Bye Bye Birdie”
Aug 2 @ 7:00 pm

When rock star Conrad Birdie is drafted into the army, his fans are devastated, but none more than struggling songwriter Albert Peterson, whose song Birdie was just about to record. Albert’s longtime girlfriend, Rosie, pushes Albert to write a new tune that Birdie will perform on television to a fan selected in a contest. The scheme works, with young Ohio teenager Kim McAfee declared the winner, but no one has counted on the jealous wrath of her boyfriend.

Clayton Youth Theater presents this fabulously fun production July 27 and 28, and August 2-4, at The Clayton Center. Tickets go on sale on Monday, June 25, at 10 AM. Tickets are $12 adults, $6 students 18 and under.

PURCHASE

 

Aug
3
Fri
2018
CYT Presents “Bye Bye Birdie”
Aug 3 @ 7:00 pm

When rock star Conrad Birdie is drafted into the army, his fans are devastated, but none more than struggling songwriter Albert Peterson, whose song Birdie was just about to record. Albert’s longtime girlfriend, Rosie, pushes Albert to write a new tune that Birdie will perform on television to a fan selected in a contest. The scheme works, with young Ohio teenager Kim McAfee declared the winner, but no one has counted on the jealous wrath of her boyfriend.

Clayton Youth Theater presents this fabulously fun production July 27 and 28, and August 2-4, at The Clayton Center. Tickets go on sale on Monday, June 25, at 10 AM. Tickets are $12 adults, $6 students 18 and under.

PURCHASE

 

Aug
4
Sat
2018
CYT Presents “Bye Bye Birdie”
Aug 4 @ 7:00 pm

When rock star Conrad Birdie is drafted into the army, his fans are devastated, but none more than struggling songwriter Albert Peterson, whose song Birdie was just about to record. Albert’s longtime girlfriend, Rosie, pushes Albert to write a new tune that Birdie will perform on television to a fan selected in a contest. The scheme works, with young Ohio teenager Kim McAfee declared the winner, but no one has counted on the jealous wrath of her boyfriend.

Clayton Youth Theater presents this fabulously fun production July 27 and 28, and August 2-4, at The Clayton Center. Tickets go on sale on Monday, June 25, at 10 AM. Tickets are $12 adults, $6 students 18 and under.

PURCHASE

 

Nov
16
Fri
2018
CYT Auditions – The Diviners
Nov 16 @ 6:30 pm

Clayton Youth Theater is looking for a few good student actors! CYT will host auditions next week for the winter production of The Diviners by Jim Leonard, Jr.

Students must be in 7th-12th grade during the 2018-2019 school year to be eligible to participate. Auditions will be held Friday, November 16, at 6:30 PM, and Saturday, November 17, at 10 AM, at The Clayton Center.

Visit CYT online for more detailed audition information.