Triad Area Events in April

April offers a variety of interesting and exciting events for families to experience in and around the Triad. Here are some of the top offerings:

Les Misérables
Steven Tanger Center, Greensboro
March 28-April 2, various times
Tickets $29 and up
This staging of the Tony Award-winning musical has been hailed as “Les Mis for the 21st Century” (Huffington Post). In 19th-century France, it tells the story of broken dreams, passion, sacrifice and redemption.

Stephen Towns: Declaration & Resistance
Reynolda House, Winston-Salem
April 1-May 14
Tickets $18
Stephen Towns examines the American dream through the lives of black Americans from the late 18th century to the present. Using labor as a backdrop, Towns explores building the economy, resilience, resistance and perseverance.

Cats & Dogs
Greensboro Science Center
April 1-May 7
General admission/$17.50-$19.50
The exhibit presents scientific, sociological and cultural knowledge about cats and dogs through a sensory and interactive journey of games and simulations. By putting yourself in an animal’s place, you will understand them better and decode their behavior.

Ronan Farrow, Guilford College Bryan Series
Steven Tanger Center, Greensboro
April 4, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets $55-$75
Ronan Farrow, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter, pulls back the curtain on his works and details how he has broken some of his biggest stories. He details the obstacles that have forced him and other journalists to put everything on the line for truth.

RiverRun International Film Festival
April 13-22
Single-movie tickets $12
The RiverRun International Film Festival is celebrating its 25th year. It is one of the premier film festivals in the Southeastern U.S. RiverRun is a qualifying festival for the Oscars in the Animated Short and Documentary Short film categories.

Yadkin Cultural Arts Center
April 13, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets $24
Based on the 1985 movie that inspired the board game, “Clue” is a hilarious farce-meets-murder mystery that will leave fans laughing as they try to figure out who did it where and with what.

The Boy From OZ
Theatre Alliance, Winston-Salem
April 14-23, 8 p.m.
Tickets $19 and $21
The Boy From OZ is the most successful Australian musical ever, and the first from Australia to make it to Broadway. It is a tribute to the late Peter Allen, featuring his career highs and tragic lows.

R.E.M. Explored, Winston-Salem Symphony
Reynolds Auditorium
April 15, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets $25-$90
The concert opens with selections from R.E.M.’s legendary playlist which has been newly reimagined for an orchestra. It concludes with R.E.M.’s Mike Mills performing his Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and Orchestra alongside Robert McDuffie, a Grammy Award-nominated violinist.

Kenny Chesney: I Go Back Tour with Kelsea Ballerini
Greensboro Coliseum
April 29, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets $30 and up
Kenny Chesney wanted to create a 2023 tour that is as special as his 2022 tour, which played in front of 1.3 million people. The country music singer, songwriter and guitarist has recorded more than 20 albums and produced more than 40 Top 10 singles.


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