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UpStage (formerly Wine Up) Wins 2013 BOB Award!
BEST THEATER SPACE from Charlotte Magazine!
and BEST NEW THEATER ENTREPRENEUR from Creative Loafing.
Thanks to everyone for making this possible: Charlotte Magazine, Creative Loafing, the great performers in all of our shows, and most of all, our supportive patrons!

Wednesday, August 27th

NIGHT OF THE IGUANA by Tennessee Williams

Presented by Citizens of the Universe
Directed by Megan Sky

In one of Tennessee Williams’ finest plays, a defrocked priest accused of having sexual relations with a teenage girl seeks shelter at a Mexican inn run by his blowsy, widowed old friend, who finds herself competing for his attention with a kindly spinster who is caring for her grandfather, an aging poet.

Buy Tickets & make Dinner Reservations

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Night of the Iguana 450

08/27/2014
Open: 6:30 PM
Show: 7:30 PM
Adv: 10.00
Door: 15.00
Must be 21+
Thursday, August 28th

NIGHT OF THE IGUANA by Tennessee Williams

Presented by Citizens of the Universe
Directed by Megan Sky

In one of Tennessee Williams’ finest plays, a defrocked priest accused of having sexual relations with a teenage girl seeks shelter at a Mexican inn run by his blowsy, widowed old friend, who finds herself competing for his attention with a kindly spinster who is caring for her grandfather, an aging poet.

Buy Tickets & make Dinner Reservations

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Night of the Iguana 450

08/28/2014
Open: 6:30 PM
Show: 7:30 PM
Adv: 10.00
Door: 15.00
Must be 21+
Thursday, August 28th

I AM Art: Spoken Word

Every Thursday:
Open Mic, Live Music & Feature Acts presented by:
Touch One Productions with your host,  Jaycee Cowan McField
* $10 Cover  at the Door *
– Open Mic 10:00 to 11 pm (first six people to sign up in person can perform)
– Feature Spoken Word Acts begin at 11 pm!
Feature Acts: TBA
Touch One Productions is dedicated to enhancing the lives of people through poetry

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touch1-3

08/28/2014
Open: 9:00 PM
Show: 10:00 PM
Adv: NA
Door: 10.00
Must be 21+
Friday, August 29th

NIGHT OF THE IGUANA by Tennessee Williams

Presented by Citizens of the Universe
Directed by Megan Sky

In one of Tennessee Williams’ finest plays, a defrocked priest accused of having sexual relations with a teenage girl seeks shelter at a Mexican inn run by his blowsy, widowed old friend, who finds herself competing for his attention with a kindly spinster who is caring for her grandfather, an aging poet.

Buy Tickets & make Dinner Reservations

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Night of the Iguana 450

08/29/2014
Open: 6:30 PM
Show: 7:30 PM
Adv: 10.00
Door: 15.00
Must be 21+
Friday, August 29th

The Perch Reunion Show II

Hosted by Sean Keenan

The Perch is reuniting again this years. This was without a dough our best Comedy Show of 2013 and I am sure it will be the best one this year too!! Come out for the BEST EVER Sketch Comedy! You may never get another chance  to see The Perch  again!

Buy Tickets

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Perch

08/29/2014
Open: 10:15 PM
Show: 10:45 PM
Adv: $10.00
Door: $10.00
Must be 21+
Friday, August 29th

Friday Night Karaoke with Rachael Houdek

Come out for our Friday Night Karaoke After Party
following the- Featured Show

Hosted by Rachael Houdek
Doors will open following our featured Show, between  11:30 and 12:00 AM
****** No Cover ******

We also have a full bar with some of the best Cocktails in Charlotte.
Come out and join us for all the FUN!

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Karaoke After Party2

08/29/2014
Open: 11:30 PM
Show: 11:30 PM
Adv: No Cover
Door: No Cover
Must be 21+
Saturday, August 30th

NIGHT OF THE IGUANA by Tennessee Williams

Presented by Citizens of the Universe
Directed by Megan Sky

In one of Tennessee Williams’ finest plays, a defrocked priest accused of having sexual relations with a teenage girl seeks shelter at a Mexican inn run by his blowsy, widowed old friend, who finds herself competing for his attention with a kindly spinster who is caring for her grandfather, an aging poet.

Buy Tickets & make Dinner Reservations

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Night of the Iguana 450

08/30/2014
Open: 6:30 PM
Show: 7:30 PM
Adv: 10.00
Door: 15.00
Must be 21+
Saturday, August 30th

The Perch Reunion Show II

Hosted by Sean Keenan

The Perch is reuniting again this years. This was without a dough our best Comedy Show of 2013 and I am sure it will be the best one this year too!! Come out for the BEST EVER Sketch Comedy! You may never get another chance  to see The Perch  again!

Buy Tickets

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Perch

08/30/2014
Open: 10:15 PM
Show: 10:45 PM
Adv: $10.00
Door: $10.00
Must be 21+
Sunday, August 31st

NIGHT OF THE IGUANA by Tennessee Williams

Presented by Citizens of the Universe
Directed by Megan Sky

Matinee Show:  3 pm

In one of Tennessee Williams’ finest plays, a defrocked priest accused of having sexual relations with a teenage girl seeks shelter at a Mexican inn run by his blowsy, widowed old friend, who finds herself competing for his attention with a kindly spinster who is caring for her grandfather, an aging poet.

Buy Tickets & make Dinner Reservations

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Night of the Iguana 450

08/31/2014
Open: 2:00 PM
Show: 3:00 PM
Adv: 10.00
Door: 15.00
Must be 21+
Sunday, August 31st

NIGHT OF THE IGUANA by Tennessee Williams

Presented by Citizens of the Universe
Directed by Megan Sky

In one of Tennessee Williams’ finest plays, a defrocked priest accused of having sexual relations with a teenage girl seeks shelter at a Mexican inn run by his blowsy, widowed old friend, who finds herself competing for his attention with a kindly spinster who is caring for her grandfather, an aging poet.

Buy Tickets & make Dinner Reservations

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Night of the Iguana 450

08/31/2014
Open: 6:30 PM
Show: 7:30 PM
Adv: 10.00
Door: 15.00
Must be 21+
Thursday, September 4th

I AM Art: Spoken Word

Every Thursday:
Open Mic, Live Music & Feature Acts presented by:
Touch One Productions with your host,  Jaycee Cowan McField
* $10 Cover  at the Door *
– Open Mic 10:00 to 11 pm (first six people to sign up in person can perform)
– Feature Spoken Word Acts begin at 11 pm!
Feature Acts: TBA
Touch One Productions is dedicated to enhancing the lives of people through poetry

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touch1-3

09/04/2014
Open: 9:00 PM
Show: 10:00 PM
Adv: NA
Door: 10.00
Must be 21+
Friday, September 5th

IMPROV CHARLOTTE Comedy Show

IMPROV CHARLOTTE,  invites you to join them for, Dinner, Drinks
& Improv, at UpStage! Begin your weekend with laughter
Doors Open at 6:30 for Dinner, Show starts at 7:30
Tickets are just $5.00 and ALL the ticket proceeds go to charity!

This month’s Charity- TBA

Buy Tickets & make Dinner Reservations

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inprov3

09/05/2014
Open: 6:30 PM
Show: 7:30 PM
Adv: 5.00
Door: 5.00
All Ages
Friday, September 5th

Friday Night Karaoke with Rachael Houdek

Come out for our Friday Night Karaoke After Party
following the- Featured Show

Hosted by Rachael Houdek
Doors will open following our featured Show, between  9:30 and 10:00 PM
****** No Cover ******

We also have a full bar with some of the best Cocktails in Charlotte.
Come out and join us for all the FUN!

Click photo more info
Karaoke After Party2

09/05/2014
Open: 9:30 PM
Show: 9:30 PM
Adv: No Cover
Door: No Cover
Must be 21+
Saturday, September 6th

Burleoke! with Big Mammas House of Burlesque

Big Mammas House of Burlesque Presents:

Burleoke!

A brand new burlesque show where You Pick the Music!!
Much like Karaoke, the girls will bring their “talents”, but the audience will pick the songs! We will have a good selection of horrible music and some great music for you to choose from. This promises to be a hilarious night!

Doors at 9:30 for Dinner Reservations. Show starts at 10:00
Buy Tickets & make Dinner Reservations

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BURLEOKE BANNER2

09/06/2014
Open: 9:30 PM
Show: 10:00 PM
Adv: 12.00
Door: 15.00
Must be 21+
Sunday, September 7th

The Inaugural Carolina Arts & Theatre Awards

COTU, in partnership with UpStage and Shakespeare Carolina, proudly present~
The Inaugural Carolina Arts & Theatre Awards
Hosted by Big Mamma D with Jill O’Neill on Music and David Hensley on media.

With performances by: William Jacobs (Comedy) Jenny Wright (Theatre) Hannibal the Magician (Magic The Funky Geezer (Music) and more!
Make Dinner Reservations

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Cats awards show450

09/07/2014
Open: 7:00 PM
Show: 8:00 PM
Adv: No Cover
Door: No Cover
Must be 21+
Thursday, September 11th

I AM Art: Spoken Word

Every Thursday:
Open Mic, Live Music & Feature Acts presented by:
Touch One Productions with your host,  Jaycee Cowan McField
* $10 Cover  at the Door *
– Open Mic 10:00 to 11 pm (first six people to sign up in person can perform)
– Feature Spoken Word Acts begin at 11 pm!
Feature Acts: TBA
Touch One Productions is dedicated to enhancing the lives of people through poetry

Click photo more info
touch1-3

09/11/2014
Open: 9:00 PM
Show: 10:00 PM
Adv: NA
Door: 10.00
Must be 21+
Friday, September 12th

Friday Night Karaoke with Rachael Houdek

Come out for our Friday Night Karaoke After Party
following the- Featured Show

Hosted by Rachael Houdek
Doors will open following our featured Show, between  9:30 and 10:00 PM
****** No Cover ******

We also have a full bar with some of the best Cocktails in Charlotte.
Come out and join us for all the FUN!

Click photo more info
Karaoke After Party2

09/12/2014
Open: 9:30 PM
Show: 9:30 PM
Adv: No Cover
Door: No Cover
Must be 21+
Thursday, September 18th

I AM Art: Spoken Word

Every Thursday:
Open Mic, Live Music & Feature Acts presented by:
Touch One Productions with your host,  Jaycee Cowan McField
* $10 Cover  at the Door *
– Open Mic 10:00 to 11 pm (first six people to sign up in person can perform)
– Feature Spoken Word Acts begin at 11 pm!
Feature Acts: TBA
Touch One Productions is dedicated to enhancing the lives of people through poetry

Click photo more info
touch1-3

09/18/2014
Open: 9:00 PM
Show: 10:00 PM
Adv: NA
Door: 10.00
Must be 21+
Friday, September 19th

Friday Night Karaoke with Rachael Houdek

Come out for our Friday Night Karaoke After Party
following the- Featured Show

Hosted by Rachael Houdek
Doors will open following our featured Show, between  9:30 and 10:00 PM
****** No Cover ******

We also have a full bar with some of the best Cocktails in Charlotte.
Come out and join us for all the FUN!

Click photo more info
Karaoke After Party2

09/19/2014
Open: 9:30 PM
Show: 9:30 PM
Adv: No Cover
Door: No Cover
Must be 21+
Thursday, September 25th

I AM Art: Spoken Word

Every Thursday:
Open Mic, Live Music & Feature Acts presented by:
Touch One Productions with your host,  Jaycee Cowan McField
* $10 Cover  at the Door *
– Open Mic 10:00 to 11 pm (first six people to sign up in person can perform)
– Feature Spoken Word Acts begin at 11 pm!
Feature Acts: TBA
Touch One Productions is dedicated to enhancing the lives of people through poetry

Click photo more info
touch1-3

09/25/2014
Open: 9:00 PM
Show: 10:00 PM
Adv: NA
Door: 10.00
Must be 21+
Friday, September 26th

Friday Night Karaoke with Rachael Houdek

Come out for our Friday Night Karaoke After Party
following the- Featured Show

Hosted by Rachael Houdek
Doors will open following our featured Show, between  9:30 and 10:00 PM
****** No Cover ******

We also have a full bar with some of the best Cocktails in Charlotte.
Come out and join us for all the FUN!

Click photo more info
Karaoke After Party2

09/26/2014
Open: 9:30 PM
Show: 9:30 PM
Adv: No Cover
Door: No Cover
Must be 21+
Saturday, September 27th

Raqs Synister II: We Are Legion

Raqs Synister
is a Theatrical Dark Fusion Bellydance event like no other. On a dark night in September I’m inviting you to face the darkness with my dance sisters and brothers as we show the world the beauty that exists within. We’re facing our demons and letting them out to play.


Make Dinner Reservations & Buy Tickets

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Raqs Synister200

09/27/2014
Open: 7:00 PM
Show: 8:00 PM
Adv: 10.00
Door: 12.00
Must be 18