WCPE Preview! Features Burning Coal Theatre of Raleigh, NC
Released on: February 7, 2008, 7:51 am
Press Release Author: Mike Gauss
Press Release Summary: WCPE's weekly program, Preview!, will feature an interview with Jerome Davis, artistic director of Burning Coal Theatre Company. The interview will air on Sunday, February 10.
Press Release Body: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact: Mike Gauss 919.232.5008 Mike@articulon.com
WCPE Preview! Features Burning Coal Theatre of Raleigh, N.C. Interview With the Artistic Director to Air Sunday, February 10
WAKE FOREST, N.C. (February 7, 2008)-TheClassicalStation.org announces today that its weekly program, Preview!, will feature an interview with Artistic Director Jerome Davis of Burning Coal Theatre Company. The interview will air during the station's Sunday, February 10 program that runs from 6-9 p.m.
"I\'m delighted that WCPE can be a part of celebrating Burning Coal\'s inaugural production at the Murphey School," says Preview! host Deana Vassar. "The presentation of "Inherit the Wind" in this historic venue is a great way the arts continue to thrive in downtown Raleigh, N.C."
The interview will address the relevance of the play in light of the group's mission. Also discussed will be the renovation of the historic Murphey Auditorium as the Company's new home. Visit burningcoal.org. to see the historic structure and learn about the season in the new space.
Preview! is a weekly feature that airs every Sunday evening from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. ET and presents the latest in classical recordings and upcoming classical events. WCPE's live broadcast of Great Classical Music 24, Hours a Day can be accessed around the globe in several ways: on-line streaming in multiple formats, including IPv6; local cable television systems; and traditional radio broadcasting. A complete list of the ways WCPE is available with instructions for cable and satellite reception can be found at theclassicalstation.org/listen.
About WCPE: With a 29-year history, WCPE is a non-commercial, 100 percent listener-supported, independent station dedicated to excellence in Great Classical Music, 24 Hours A Day. Community-minded business underwriters and foundations are among the 150,000 listeners in the North Carolina broadcast area. General Manager Deborah S. Proctor's leadership has enabled the WCPE community to include national and worldwide listeners. Other radio stations and cable television systems can rebroadcast Great Classical Music, 24 Hours A Day. WCPE is one of the first public broadcasters to stream on the Internet. WCPE is heard worldwide on the Internet in multiple formats, including the next generation IPv6. Because WCPE receives no tax-derived support, the station conducts two on-air fundraising campaigns and two major mail-out campaigns per year to raise needed operating funds. Quarter Notes, the WCPE Program Guide, is published four times a year as a means to enhance appreciation and understanding of classical music. It is distributed to station supporters and is also available online at TheClassicalStation.org/guide. For more information, visit TheClassicalStation.Org or call 1-800-556-5178.
About Burning Coal Theatre Company: Since 1997, the Burning Coal Theatre Company has strived to produce literate, visceral, affecting theatre that is experienced, not simply seen. An incorporated, nonprofit [501 (c)(3)] organization, the company uses the best local, national and international artists available to produce explosive re-examinations of overlooked classics, modern and contemporary plays that address issues and themes poignant in our community. Burning Coal is a member of Theatre Communications Group, the national organization of nonprofit professional theatres, and the North Carolina Theatre Conference, a state-wide consortium of theatres of all sizes and types. For more information, visit burningcoal.org.