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Natural Awakenings Charlotte


A mystery comedy thriller written by Rupert Holmes.

Thumbs, a mystery comedy thriller written by Rupert Holmes, (who also wrote the "Piña Colada" song) will be presented in Charlotte’s Off-Broadway intimate Black Box space inside The VAPA Center.

Thumbs is full of twists and turns taking the audience on a fun-filled thought-provoking journey. It reverses traditional thriller roles, featuring two finely crafted female characters, played by Stephanie DiPaolo and Anne Lambert, to keep you on your toes for two hours of pleasurable and shocking theatre. The Sheriff is on the trail of a serial killer, whose perverse predilection – cutting off people’s thumbs – gives the play its title.

The show will run Thu/Fri/Sat Oct. 27 - Nov. 5, 2022, with a “pay what you can” night Wed., Nov. 2. Performances start at 7:30pm on Wed/Thu and 8pm on Fri/Sat. Tickets are $35 (general seating).

NOTE: Performances for Oct. 19, 20, 21 & 22 have been cancelled and we have extended the run into the first weekend in November.

Date & Time

Weekly on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday

Oct 13, 2022 through Nov 05, 2022

7:30PM - 9:00PM


The VAPA Center - 700 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, NC, 28202 700 N. Tryon St. Charlotte 28202 NC US

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