COTU is an AWARD WINNING collection of artists who wish to bring innovative works to their world.

  We are: THEATRE BY ANY MEANS! Our goal is to bring new talent and audiences to our local community plus give opportunities to existing talents to showcase their work while increasing skill sets. Citizens of the Universe is a non- profit 501(c3). [EIN #: 56-1922771] and is a proud member of the Metropolitan Arts Council, the CL Syndicate and supports the Metrolina Theatre Association..

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Citizens of the Universe presents the first in our education series: "Durang v. Ives: The New Director's Night!”. Come join us for zany absurdity in our "New Director’s Night" project featuring plays by David Ives and Christopher Durang. This COTU project involves first time directors who will be learning the art of "Direction" which culminates in a showing of a one act by either David Ives or Christopher Durang.
(We also have two guest directors!)
Performances are April 9th- 12th, 7:30 pm at SEEDS/ 100 Gardens (located at 200 E. 36th St., 28205).
Doors open at 7:00pm.
All COTU ticket prices are suggested donations; this event has a suggested donation of $10.
Advance tickets are $5 online.
Advance tickets can be made at


We are looking for a few sexy monies to bring this showing to your happy faces!
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COTU is a 501c3;
EIN #56-1922771 and all donations are tax deductible.
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???What does your donation do???

 $100 will pay for a night of royalties.
$50 will help pay the Actors!
$25 will pay for 50 printed programs.



2007 Central Ave, 28205
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*Durang v. Ives: A New Director's Project
April 9th-12th.
*The Rocky Horror Show
May 20th- 30th.
*The Lion in Winter
July 8th-18th
July 12th-25th


*An Adult Evening With Shel Silverstein
Sept 2nd-5th
*2nd Carolina Arts & Theatre Awards
Sept. 6th.

*A Disturbance in Whitchapel
Sept 20th- 27th.

*Queen City Fringe Festival
Sept 24th- 27th.

*Nosferatu: A Silent Experience
Oct 21st- 31st.
*The Mouse Trap

Dec. 3rd- 13th.

Show lineup may change depending on
availability of rights and any other odd thing.
Request for rights are open and available for viewing
to the public by clicking on the title.
All tickets are suggested donations.
All the time. 

Thanks to 


and Madeleine Bock

for help with 1984!

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All donations are made to COTU.
EIN #56-1922771


To those who saw our last show!


GONZO: Fear & Loathing!

  We had a blast!
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