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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, September 24th

End of the World Sampler Platter

Original One-Act Plays presented by Citizens of the Universe!

This is COTU’s One-Act Festival, with the common thread of the plays being plots related to the end of the world! Each play will run no more than ten minutes, with a total run time between 1 1/2 & 2 hours.

Doors open at 6:30 pm for Dinner Reservations. Show starts at 7:30 pm.
Buy Tickets & make Dinner Reservations

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End of the world450

09/24/2014
Open: 6:30 PM
Show: 7:30 PM
Adv: 5.00
Door: 10.00
Must be 21+
Thursday, September 25th

Incubator #7 Hosted by Taproot

Interdisciplinary communication, process-oriented sharing and a good ole fashioned classy party – Incubator is back! Artists from various disciplines show up, share work, and get feedback from the crowd. You show up, watch, meet new people, find new artists to support and enjoy a couple drinks and treats.

More Info

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Incubator2

09/25/2014
Open: 7:00 PM
Show: 7:30 PM
Adv: Pay at Door
Door: $5 suggested donation
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 10:30 (first six people to sign up in person can perform)
— Feature Spoken Word Acts begin at 11:30 pm!
Feature Acts: TBA
Touch One Productions is dedicated to enhancing the lives of people through poetry

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touch1-3

09/25/2014
Open: 10:00 PM
Show: 10:30 PM
Adv: NA
Door: 10.00
Must be 21+
Friday, September 26th

End of the World Sampler Platter

Original One-Act Plays presented by Citizens of the Universe!

This is COTU’s One-Act Festival, with the common thread of the plays being plots related to the end of the world! Each play will run no more than ten minutes, with a total run time between 1 1/2 & 2 hours.

Doors open at 6:30 pm for Dinner Reservations. Show starts at 7:30 pm.
Buy Tickets & make Dinner Reservations

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End of the world450

09/26/2014
Open: 6:30 PM
Show: 7:30 PM
Adv: 5.00
Door: 10.00
Must be 21+
Friday, September 26th

Stephen Coombs Fundraiser for COPD

Come one, Come all- to the Breathe benefit for COPD in memory of Stephen Coombs!
Friday September 26th, 10:00 PM until…….
$10 door cover – all goes to the COPD foundation for Steve (Her Boyscout).


More Details & Buy Tickets

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COPD1

09/26/2014
Open: 10:00 PM
Show: 10:00 PM
Adv: 10.00
Door: 10.00
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
Saturday, September 27th

Raqs Synister II: We Are Legion

Raqs Synister – Special Late Night Show
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.
Doors will open at  10:30 pm &  Show starts at  11 pm.

Make Dinner Reservations & Buy Tickets

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Raqs Synister200

09/27/2014
Open: 10:30 PM
Show: 11:00 PM
Adv: 10.00
Door: 12.00
Must be 18
Sunday, September 28th

End of the World Sampler Platter

Original One-Act Plays presented by Citizens of the Universe!

This is COTU’s One-Act Festival, with the common thread of the plays being plots related to the end of the world! Each play will run no more than ten minutes, with a total run time between 1 1/2 & 2 hours.

Doors open at 6:30 pm for Dinner Reservations. Show starts at 7:30 pm.
Buy Tickets & make Dinner Reservations

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End of the world450

09/28/2014
Open: 6:30 PM
Show: 7:30 PM
Adv: 5.00
Door: 10.00
Must be 21+
Thursday, October 2nd

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 10:30 (first six people to sign up in person can perform)
— Feature Spoken Word Acts begin at 11:30 pm!
Feature Acts: TBA
Touch One Productions is dedicated to enhancing the lives of people through poetry

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touch1-3

10/02/2014
Open: 10:00 PM
Show: 10:30 PM
Adv: NA
Door: 10.00
Must be 21+
Friday, October 3rd

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

10/03/2014
Open: 6:30 PM
Show: 7:30 PM
Adv: 5.00
Door: 5.00
All Ages
Friday, October 3rd

CLUE: A Staged Reading & Drinking Game

Presented by PaperHouse Theatre

This month, the movie is CLUE (yes, based on the board game) from 1985!

Want to have fun on a weekend night with your friends but wish to do something a little different? This is the event for you! All door proceeds will be used by PaperHouse Theatre for their upcoming show season. The cast will be sticking around afterward for KARAOKE til 2 am, so you can make a full evening of it!
Buy Tickets & Make Dinner Reservations

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clue450

10/03/2014
Open: 9:30 PM
Show: 10:00 PM
Adv: 10.00
Door: 10.00
Must be 21+
Friday, October 3rd

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.
****** 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

10/03/2014
Open: 11:30 PM
Show: 11:59 PM
Adv: No Cover
Door: No Cover
Must be 21+
Saturday, October 4th

Appalachian Creative Theatre Fundraiser

Featuring NOW ARE THE FOXES improv troupe.

NOW ARE THE FOXES are performing their very first show at UpStage
and generously donating their tickets sales to ACT.

Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door.

ACT will be using all proceeds towards their second season.
Special Appearances by ACT season 1 actors and other special guests.
Buy Tickets & Make Dinner Reservations

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ACT2

10/04/2014
Open: 6:30 PM
Show: 7:30 PM
Adv: 8.00
Door: 10.00
Must be 21+
Saturday, October 4th

CLUE: A Staged Reading & Drinking Game

Presented by PaperHouse Theatre

This month, the movie is CLUE (yes, based on the board game) from 1985!

Want to have fun on a weekend night with your friends but wish to do something a little different? This is the event for you! All door proceeds will be used by PaperHouse Theatre for their upcoming show season. The cast will be sticking around afterward for KARAOKE til 2 am, so you can make a full evening of it!
Buy Tickets & Make Dinner Reservations

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clue450

10/04/2014
Open: 9:30 PM
Show: 10:00 PM
Adv: 10.00
Door: 10.00
Must be 21+
Thursday, October 9th

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 10:30 (first six people to sign up in person can perform)
— Feature Spoken Word Acts begin at 11:30 pm!
Feature Acts: TBA
Touch One Productions is dedicated to enhancing the lives of people through poetry

Click photo more info
touch1-3

10/09/2014
Open: 10:00 PM
Show: 10:30 PM
Adv: NA
Door: 10.00
Must be 21+
Friday, October 10th

Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler, presented by Three Bone Theatre

Three Bone Theatre concludes their second season by reprising their most popular show to date! THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES by Eve Ensler will be held at UpStage for a one-weekend run! The show will be directed this time around by Callie Bachorski, and about half the cast will be new! We expect sellout crowds, so get your tickets now!
Buy Tickets & Make Dinner Reservations

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The Vagina Monologues450

10/10/2014
Open: 6:30 PM
Show: 7:30 PM
Adv: 16.00
Door: 18.00
Must be 21+
Friday, October 10th

ROBOT JOHNSON Sketch Comedy

Doors open at 9:30  pm & Show starts at 10:00 pm

Robot Johnson is Charlotte’s premier sketch comedy troupe, and UpStage is their home! October means a Halloween theme, so come see the Bots as they tackle the serious issues of the supernatural, like Field Cantey’s hair and Noah Lemmons’ general existence.
Buy Tickets & Make Dinner Reservations

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RoBo22

10/10/2014
Open: 9:30 PM
Show: 10:00 PM
Adv: 7.00
Door: 7.00
Must be 21+
Friday, October 10th

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.
****** 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

10/10/2014
Open: 11:30 PM
Show: 11:59 PM
Adv: No Cover
Door: No Cover
Must be 21+
Saturday, October 11th

Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler, presented by Three Bone Theatre

Three Bone Theatre concludes their second season by reprising their most popular show to date! THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES by Eve Ensler will be held at UpStage for a one-weekend run! The show will be directed this time around by Callie Bachorski, and about half the cast will be new! We expect sellout crowds, so get your tickets now!
Buy Tickets & Make Dinner Reservations

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The Vagina Monologues450

10/11/2014
Open: 6:30 PM
Show: 7:30 PM
Adv: 16.00
Door: 18.00
Must be 21+
Saturday, October 11th

ROBOT JOHNSON Sketch Comedy

Doors open at 9:30  pm & Show starts at 10:00 pm

Robot Johnson is Charlotte’s premier sketch comedy troupe, and UpStage is their home! October means a Halloween theme, so come see the Bots as they tackle the serious issues of the supernatural, like Field Cantey’s hair and Noah Lemmons’ general existence.
Buy Tickets & Make Dinner Reservations

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RoBo22

10/11/2014
Open: 9:30 PM
Show: 10:00 PM
Adv: 7.00
Door: 7.00
Must be 21+
Sunday, October 12th

Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler, presented by Three Bone Theatre

Three Bone Theatre concludes their second season by reprising their most popular show to date! THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES by Eve Ensler will be held at UpStage for a one-weekend run! The show will be directed this time around by Callie Bachorski, and about half the cast will be new! We expect sellout crowds, so get your tickets now!
Buy Tickets & Make Dinner Reservations

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The Vagina Monologues450

10/12/2014
Open: 6:30 PM
Show: 7:30 PM
Adv: 16.00
Door: 18.00
Must be 21+
Thursday, October 16th

Hannibal: - Unique Inspirational Theatre

Christopher Hannibal  is back with magic and more! UpStage is where Hannibal gets to show off new tricks & show ideas, so a trip here will enable you to see the latest acts he’s created! Also, his show is pay-what-you-choose. Make a dinner reservation and bring a date/group of friends for a special evening of fun!

Doors open at 6:30 pm for Dinner and the Show begins at 7:30 pm
Ticket info – “Pay What You Choose” at the Door

Dinner Reservations are available.
Get VIP Seating with Dinner Reservations.
We have a full Bar &  Dinner Menu with some of the best food and cocktails in Charlotte.
Make Dinner Reservations

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Hannibal

10/16/2014
Open: 6:30 PM
Show: 7:30 PM
Adv: Dinner Reservations only
Door: Pay what you choose
Must be 21+
Thursday, October 16th

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 10:30 (first six people to sign up in person can perform)
— Feature Spoken Word Acts begin at 11:30 pm!
Feature Acts: TBA
Touch One Productions is dedicated to enhancing the lives of people through poetry

Click photo more info
touch1-3

10/16/2014
Open: 10:00 PM
Show: 10:30 PM
Adv: NA
Door: 10.00
Must be 21+
Friday, October 17th

INDEPENDENCE by Lee Blessing

presented by Innate Productions!

Directed by: Heather Bucsh

Innate Productions is committed to presenting stimulating & challenging stories that promote women & their relationships with family and with each other. For more info click below.

Buy Tickets & Make Dinner Reservations

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innate1

10/17/2014
Open: 6:30 PM
Show: 7:30 PM
Adv: 12.00
Door: 15.00
Must be 21+
Friday, October 17th

Stand Up Late Night w/ Sean Keenan

Sean Keenan (The Perch, Robot Johnson) hosts a new, monthly stand-up comedy night at UpStage! Sean will be headlining along with with some of the best local and regional talent!, and best of all, admission is FREE. Free, quality comedy on a Friday night? Come enjoy one of the best entertainment values in town with food, drink & laughs!

Dinner Reservations are available.

Doors open at 9:30 pm and Show at 10 pm.
Make Dinner Reservations

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Late Night w-Sean

10/17/2014
Open: 9:30 PM
Show: 10:00 PM
Adv: Free
Door: Free
Must be 21+
Friday, October 17th

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.
****** 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

10/17/2014
Open: 11:30 PM
Show: 11:59 PM
Adv: No Cover
Door: No Cover
Must be 21+
Saturday, October 18th

INDEPENDENCE by Lee Blessing

presented by Innate Productions!

Directed by: Heather Bucsh

Innate Productions is committed to presenting stimulating & challenging stories that promote women & their relationships with family and with each other. For more info click below.

Buy Tickets & Make Dinner Reservations

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innate1

10/18/2014
Open: 6:30 PM
Show: 7:30 PM
Adv: 12.00
Door: 15.00
Must be 21+
Saturday, October 18th

Hannibal: - Unique Inspirational Theatre

Christopher Hannibal  is back with magic and more! UpStage is where Hannibal gets to show off new tricks & show ideas, so a trip here will enable you to see the latest acts he’s created! Also, his show is pay-what-you-choose. Make a dinner reservation and bring a date/group of friends for a special evening of fun!

Doors open at 10:00 pm for Dinner and the Show begins at 10:15 pm
Ticket info – “Pay What You Choose” at the Door

Dinner Reservations are available.
Get VIP Seating with Dinner Reservations.
We have a full Bar &  Dinner Menu with some of the best food and cocktails in Charlotte.
Make Dinner Reservations

Click photo more info
Hannibal

10/18/2014
Open: 10:00 PM
Show: 10:15 PM
Adv: Dinner Reservations only
Door: Pay what you choose
Must be 21+
Sunday, October 19th

INDEPENDENCE by Lee Blessing

presented by Innate Productions!

Directed by: Heather Bucsh

Innate Productions is committed to presenting stimulating & challenging stories that promote women & their relationships with family and with each other. For more info click below.

Buy Tickets & Make Dinner Reservations

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innate1

10/19/2014
Open: 6:30 PM
Show: 7:30 PM
Adv: 12.00
Door: 15.00
Must be 21+
Thursday, October 23rd

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 10:30 (first six people to sign up in person can perform)
— Feature Spoken Word Acts begin at 11:30 pm!
Feature Acts: TBA
Touch One Productions is dedicated to enhancing the lives of people through poetry

Click photo more info
touch1-3

10/23/2014
Open: 10:00 PM
Show: 10:30 PM
Adv: NA
Door: 10.00
Must be 21+
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