Theater Week – Scorched

June 23, 2015

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A listing of Triangle theater performances
through June 28, 2015

ONGOING:

* The Color Purple – Justice Theater Project presents the 2004 musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s novel. Directed by Deb Royals, musical direction by Michael Santangelo. Remaining performances: Thursday and Friday June 25-26 8:00, Saturday June 28 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday June 28 2:00. Closes Sunday June 28. (Note: all performances sold out, check with box office.) Clare Hall, St Francis of Assisi, Leesville Road, Raleigh
thejusticetheaterproject.org

* Dark Vanilla Jungle – A woman recounts her difficult life, in Philip Ridley’s 2013 one-act. Directed by Staci Sabarsky. Part of a festival of one-person plays presented by Burning Coal Second Stage, in rotating repertory with Sea Wall and Rum & Vodka.Performances: Thursday and Saturday June 25 and 27 7:30. Closes Saturday June 27. Burning Coal, Murphey School, Raleigh.
burningcoal.org

* A Few Good Men – Aaron Sorkin’s 1989 military courtroom drama presented by Theatre Raleigh. Director not listed. Performances: Wednesday-Friday June 24-26 8:00, Saturday June 27 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday June 28 3:00. Closes Sunday June 28. Kennedy Theatre, DECPA, Raleigh.
dukeenergycenter.com

* Harbor Hope – A social worker finds herself in over her head with a client, in a new one-act by Debra Kaufman. Directed by Joshua Benjamin. Presented by PlayGround: A Theatre Cooperative and Common Ground Theatre. Performances: Thursday-Saturday June 25-27 7:30, Sunday June 28 2:00. Closes Sunday June 28. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.com

* Macbeth – “The moon is down. I have not heard the clock.” An ambitious Scottish couple go all Game of Thrones on the power structure. Bare Theatre and Raleigh Little Theatre present the Shakespeare tragedy under the stars (and under an almost full moon) in the outdoor Amphitheatre. Directed by Rebecca Blum. Performances: Thursday-Saturday June 25-27 8:00. Rain date: Sunday June 28 8:00. Stephenson Amphitheatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

* Rum and Vodka – Ilana Rozin directs Conor McPherson’s 1992 tale of a man struggling with his inner demons. Part of a festival of one-person plays presented by Burning Coal Second Stage, in rotating repertory with Sea Wall and Dark Vanilla Jungle. Performances: Thursday and Saturday June 18 and 20 7:30; Wednesday June 24 7:30, Friday June 26 8:00, Saturday June 27 2:00. Closes Saturday June 27. Burning Coal, Murphey School, Raleigh.
burningcoal.org

* Sea Wall – A man faces the loss of everything he has depended on, in the 2008 play by Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime). Part of a festival of one-person plays presented by Burning Coal Second Stage, in rotating repertory with Dark Vanilla Jungle and Rum & Vodka. Directed by Elizabeth London. Remaining performances: Sunday June 28 at 2:00. Closes Sunday June 28. Burning Coal, Murphey School, Raleigh.
burningcoal.org

* Wait Until Dark – University Theatre’s annual Summerfest concludes with Frederick Knott’s 1966 thriller, directed by Mia Self. Thursday-Saturday June 25-27 7:30, Sunday June 28 2:00. Closes Sunday June 28. Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
ncsu.edu/theatre

ALTERNATIVE PERFORMANCE:

* No Shame Theatre – Monthly open performance venue for original, short form theater and performance. One night only: Saturday 8:00 (sign-up to perform: 7:00). The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.
artscenterlive.org

AUDITIONS:

ArtsCenter Stage and Common Wealth Endeavors hold auditions for Return to the Forbidden Planet, a sci-fi musical comedy, on Saturday July 11 at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro. Rehearsals begin November 1, performances are December 11-13 and 17-20. Actors should prepare a comic monologue and 8 bars of a juke-box style song. For full character list and more information, contact jlschulke@artscenterlive.org

Sunrise Matinee holds auditions on Friday June 26 from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Duke Campus (location TBA), casting 13 roles for a short film about a boy obsessed with a science fiction movie. Callbacks are Monday June 29, 5:00 to 7:00. Shooting takes place in July and August in Durham and Winston-Salem. For character list and more information, contact Sunrise Matinee at sunrisematineemovie@gmail.com

 

* – Concludes this week

Please contact us with any corrections or omissions. For a more complete listing of area events, we recommend the arts calendar at Indyweek.com. For a listing of what else area theaters have in store this season, click on the Triangle Season Schedules tab at the top of the page.

 


Theater Week – Summer is Coming

June 16, 2015

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A listing of Triangle theater performances
through June 28, 2015

 
OPENING: 
Dark Vanilla Jungle – A woman recounts her difficult life, in Philip Ridley’s 2013 one-act. Directed by Staci Sabarsky. Part of a festival of one-person plays presented by Burning Coal Second Stage, in rotating repertory with Sea Wall and Rum & Vodka. Wednesday and Friday June 17 and 19 7:30, Sunday June 21 3:00; Thursday and Saturday June 25 and 27 7:30. Closes Saturday June 27. Burning Coal, Murphey School, Raleigh.
burningcoal.org

A Few Good Men – Aaron Sorkin’s 1989 military courtroom drama presented by Theatre Raleigh. Director not listed. Performances: Wednesday-Friday June 17-19, 24-26 8:00, Saturday June 20 and 27 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday June 21 and 28 3:00. Closes Sunday June 28. Kennedy Theatre, DECPA, Raleigh.
dukeenergycenter.com

* Happy Birthday, Wanda June – Kurt Vonnegut’s 1970 play loosely based on The Odyssey, presented by Run of the Mill Players. No director listed. Performances: Thursday-Friday June 18-20 8:00, Sunday June 21 3:00. Closes Sunday June 21. At the old store next to the Post Office, Saxapahaw.
runofthemillplayers.wordpress.com

Harbor Hope – A social worker finds herself in over her head with a client, in a new one-act by Debra Kaufman. Directed by Joshua Benjamin. Presented by PlayGround: A Theatre Cooperative and Common Ground Theatre. Performances: Thursday-Saturday June 18-20 and 25-27 7:30, Sunday June 21 and 28 2:00. Closes Sunday June 28. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.com

A Little Potato and Hard to Peel – David Harrell’s solo performance about dealing with a disability. Presented by CAM and Arts Access Inc. Free but reservations recommended. Performances: Tuesday and Wednesday June 16-17 6:45.
eventbrite.com

Macbeth – “The moon is down. I have not heard the clock.” An ambitious Scottish couple go all Game of Thrones on the power structure. Bare Theatre and Raleigh Little Theatre present the Shakespeare tragedy under the stars (and under an almost full moon) in the outdoor Amphitheatre. Directed by Rebecca Blum. Performances: Friday and Saturday June 19-20 8:00, Thursday-Saturday June 25-27 8:00. Rain dates: Sunday June 21 and 28 8:00. Stephenson Amphitheatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

* Playwrights Roundtable: Redux – Playwrights Roundtable celebrates its 10th anniversary with a presentation of its best plays from the last decade. Performances: Friday and Saturday June 19 and 20 8:00, Sunday June 21 3:00. Closes Sunday June 21. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.
artscenterlive.org

Rum and Vodka – Ilana Rozin directs Conor McPherson’s 1992 tale of a man struggling with his inner demons. Part of a festival of one-person plays presented by Burning Coal Second Stage, in rotating repertory with Sea Wall and Dark Vanilla Jungle. Performances: Thursday and Saturday June 18 and 20 7:30; Wednesday and Friday June 24 7:30, Friday June 26 8:00, Saturday June 27 2:00. Closes Saturday June 27. Burning Coal, Murphey School, Raleigh.
burningcoal.org

ONGOING:

The Color Purple – Justice Theater Project presents the 2004 musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s novel. Directed by Deb Royals, musical direction by Michael Santangelo. Remaining performances: Thursday and Friday June 18-19/25-26 8:00, Saturday June 21 and 28 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday June 21 and 28 2:00. Closes Sunday June 28. (Note: most performances sold out, check with box office.) Clare Hall, St Francis of Assisi, Leesville Road, Raleigh
thejusticetheaterproject.org

* Equivocation – “False face must hide what the false heart doth know.” In 1605, William Shakespeare is commissioned by the government to write a history play about Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot, but discovers some true stories may be too dangerous to tell. Theatre in the Park presents Bill Cain’s 2009 drama. Director not listed. This week: Thursday-Saturday June 18-20 7:30, Sunday June 21 3:00. Closes Sunday June 21. TIP, Raleigh.
theatreinthepark.com

* Sea Wall – A man faces the loss of everything he has depended on, in the 2008 play by Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime). Part of a festival of one-person plays presented by Burning Coal Second Stage, in rotating repertory with Dark Vanilla Jungle and Rum & Vodka. Directed by Elizabeth London. Remaining performances: Sunday June 21 and 28 at 2:00. Closes Sunday June 28. Burning Coal, Murphey School, Raleigh.
burningcoal.org

* Side by Side by Sondheim – The 1976 musical revue of songs by Stephen Sondheim, part of University Theatre’s Summerfest. Directed by John McIlwee. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday June 21. Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
ncsu.edu/theatre

Wait Until Dark – University Theatre’s annual Summerfest – three plays in rotating rep – continues with Frederick Knott’s 1966 thriller, directed by Mia Self. (See also Born Yesterday and Side by Side by Sondheim. Friday and Saturday June 19-20 7:30, Sunday June 21 2:00; Thursday-Saturday June 25-27 7:30, Sunday June 28 2:00. Closes Sunday June 28. Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
ncsu.edu/theatre

 

* – Concludes this week

Please contact us with any corrections or omissions. For a more complete listing of area events, we recommend the arts calendar at Indyweek.com. For a listing of what else area theaters have in store this season, click on the Triangle Season Schedules tab at the top of the page.

 


Theater Week – Dark Purple

June 9, 2015

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A listing of Triangle theater performances
through June 15, 2015

 
OPENING: 

The Color Purple – Justice Theater Project presents the 2004 musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s novel. Directed by Deb Royals, musical direction by Michael Santangelo. This week: Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through June 28. (Note: several performances already sold out.) Clare Hall, St Francis of Assisi, Leesville Road, Raleigh
thejusticetheaterproject.org

* The Magical In Between – A cabaret presented by JoRose and Black Ops, featuring Vivica C. Coxx, Stormie Daie, and Poetic Jaay. One night only: Friday 7:00. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.com

Sea Wall – A man faces the loss of everything he has depended on, in the 2008 play by Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime). Part of a festival of one-person plays presented by Burning Coal Second Stage in rotating repertory with Dark Vanilla Jungle and Rum & Vodka (both opening next week). Directed by Elizabeth London. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through June 28. Burning Coal, Murphey School, Raleigh.
burningcoal.org

Wait Until Dark – University Theatre’s annual Summerfest – three plays in rotating rep – continues with Frederick Knott’s 1966 thriller, directed by Mia Self. (See also Born Yesterday and Side by Side by Sondheim. Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through June 28. Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
ncsu.edu/theatre
 

ONGOING:

* Born Yesterday – Garson Kanin’s 1946 comedy, part of University Theatre’s Summerfest, directed by Rachel Klem. This week: Wednesday and Friday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
ncsu.edu/theatre

Equivocation – “False face must hide what the false heart doth know.” In 1605, William Shakespeare is commissioned by the government to write a history play about Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot, but discovers some true stories may be too dangerous to tell. Theatre in the Park presents Bill Cain’s 2009 drama. Director not listed. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through June 21. TIP, Raleigh.
theatreinthepark.com

* Love, Loss, and What I Wore – Nora and Delia Ephron’s 2008 play about women’s relationships, based on the book by Ilene Beckerman. Presented by NRACT and Actors Comedy Lab. Directed by Rob Rich. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh. Closes Sunday.
nract.org

Side by Side by Sondheim – The 1976 musical revue of songs by Stephen Sondheim, part of University Theatre’s Summerfest. Directed by John McIlwee. This week: Saturday 7:30. Continues through June 21. Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
ncsu.edu/theatre

 
IMPROV:

* Improv Percolator – Featuring performances by three groups: Open Mind, Awkward Silence, and Some Assembly. One night: Thursday 8:00. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.com

* Transactors for Families – Family-friendly improv show. One performance: Saturday 1:00. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.com

* Stop it, You’re Killing Me – Homicidal-themed show, performed by FatMouth Improv. One show: Saturday 8:00. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.com
 

* – Concludes this week

Please contact us with any corrections or omissions. For a more complete listing of area events, we recommend the arts calendar at Indyweek.com. For a listing of what else area theaters have in store this season, click on the Triangle Season Schedules tab at the top of the page.

 


Theater Week – Anon.

June 2, 2015

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A listing of Triangle theater performances
through June 8, 2015

 
OPENING: 

Equivocation – “False face must hide what the false heart doth know.” In 1605, William Shakespeare is commissioned by the government to write a history play about Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot, but discovers some true stories may be too dangerous to tell. Theatre in the Park presents Bill Cain’s 2009 drama. Director not listed. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through June 21. TIP, Raleigh.
theatreinthepark.com

Jane Austen Drinks the Young Wine – In a game of theatrical blindman’s bluff, twelve local playwrights were tricked into adapting the story of Pride and Prejudice without knowing the source material. Devised and directed by Jason Tyne-Zimmerman. Presented by Cary Playwrights Forum. This week only: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Cary Arts Center.
caryplaywrightsforum.org

Love, Loss, and What I Wore – Nora and Delia Ephron’s 2008 play about women’s relationships, based on the book by Ilene Beckerman. NRACT and Actors Comedy Lab. Directed by Rob Rich.
nract.org

Newsies – Touring version of the 2011 Disney musical (based on the 1992 movie) about a 19th century New York newsboys strike. This week only: Tuesday-Thursday 7:30, Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 1:00 and 6:30. DPAC, Durham.
dpacnc.com

Side by Side by Sondheim – University Theatre’s annual Summerfest – three plays in rotating rep – continues with the 1976 musical revue of songs by Stephen Sondheim. Directed by John McIlwee. (See Born Yesterday). This week: Thursday and Friday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through June 21. Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
ncsu.edu/theatre
 

ONGOING:

* And the Ass Saw the Angel – A mute outcast in an isolated religious community sees visions both angelic and otherwise. Little Green Pig presents John Fidel Justice and Jaybird O’Berski’s original adaptation of Nick Cave’s lyrical Southern gothic novel. Directed by Dana Marks. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 8:15. Closes Saturday. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.
littlegreenpig.com

 Born Yesterday – University Theatre’s annual Summerfest – three plays in rotating rep – launches this week with Garson Kanin’s 1946 comedy, directed by Rachel Klem. This week: Wedesday and Saturday 7:30. Continues through June 14. Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
ncsu.edu/theatre

* A Midsummer Night’s Dream – It’s Shakespeare under the stars – and an almost-full moon – as Raleigh Little Theatre and Seed Art Share present the magical comedy about mismatched lovers, magical beings, and class warfare. Director not listed. This week: Thursday, Friday, and Sunday 7:30. Closes Sunday. Outdoors in the Raleigh Rose Garden, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

Moving Pieces: 2 – An ambulatory, interactive performance set and performed in various locations in Raleigh’s Mordecai neighborhood. Presented by Seed Art Share. This week: Friday 6:00 and 8:00. Continues each First Friday through September. Starts at the Trinity House, 549 N. Blount St., Raleigh.
seedraleigh.org

* Pump Boys and Dinettes – Theatre Raleigh presents Jim Wann and Mark Hardwick’s 1982 musical about the employees of a rural North Carolina gas station and the waitresses at a nearby cafe. Director not listed. This week: Wednesday-Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Kennedy Theatre, Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh.
theatreraleigh.com

 
* – Concludes this week

Please contact us with any corrections or omissions. For a more complete listing of area events, we recommend the arts calendar at Indyweek.com. For a listing of what else area theaters have in store this season, click on the Triangle Season Schedules tab at the top of the page.

 


Theater Week – Well Met by Moonlight

May 26, 2015

BlueMoon

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through June 1, 2015

 

OPENING: 
Born Yesterday – University Theatre’s annual Summerfest – three plays in rotating rep – launches this week with Garson Kanin’s 1946 comedy, directed by Rachel Klem. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through June 14. Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
ncsu.edu/theatre

* Cyrano de Bergerac – Love knows what it nose. Edmond Rostand’s classic 1897 romantic comedy is directed by Nicole Gabriel for One Song Productions. This week only: Thursday-Saturday 7:30. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.com

* The Dining Room – Members of America’s 20th century upper-middle class are portrayed in a series of scenes set in the titular location. Halle Cultural Arts Center presents A.R. Gurney’s 1982 drama. Director not listed. This week only: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. HCAC, Apex.
nc-apex.civicplus.com 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – It’s Shakespeare under the stars – and an almost-full moon – as Raleigh Little Theatre and Seed Art Share present the magical comedy about mismatched lovers, magical beings, and class warfare. Director not listed. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30. Continues through June 7. Outdoors in the Raleigh Rose Garden, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

* Oakwood Lives – Burning Coal presents eight short vignettes by local playwrights dramatizing individuals from Raleigh’s past. Director not listed. This week only: Friday and Saturday 6:30, Sunday 2:00. Presented outdoors at Oakwood Cemetery in Raleigh.
burningcoal.org

Pump Boys and Dinettes – Theatre Raleigh presents Jim Wann and Mark Hardwick’s 1982 musical about the employees of a rural North Carolina gas station and the waitresses at a nearby cafe. Director not listed. This week: Wednesday-Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through June 7. Kennedy Theatre, Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh.
theatreraleigh.com
 

ONGOING:
And the Ass Saw the Angel – A mute outcast in an isolated religious community sees visions both angelic and otherwise. Little Green Pig presents John Fidel Justice and Jaybird O’Berski’s original adaptation of Nick Cave’s lyrical Southern gothic novel. Directed by Dana Marks. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:15. Continues through June 6. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.
littlegreenpig.com

 
ALTERNATIVE PERFORMANCE:
* No Shame Theatre – Monthly open performance venue for original, short form theater and performance. One night only: Saturday 8:00 (sign-up to perform: 7:00). The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.
artscenterlive.org
 
* – Concludes this week

Please contact us with any corrections or omissions. For a more complete listing of area events, we recommend the arts calendar at Indyweek.com. For a listing of what else area theaters have in store this season, click on the Triangle Season Schedules tab at the top of the page.

 


Theater Week – Visionary

May 19, 2015

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Emily Anderson in And the Ass Saw the Angel. Photo: Alex Maness

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through May 25, 2015

 
OPENING:
And the Ass Saw the Angel – A mute outcast in an isolated religious community sees visions both angelic and otherwise. Little Green Pig presents John Fidel Justice and Jaybird O’Berski’s original adaptation of Nick Cave’s lyrical Southern gothic novel. Directed by Dana Marks. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:15. Continues through June 6. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.
littlegreenpig.com

* Reaping What You Sow – “A selfless wife makes the ultimate sacrifice for her husband’s love.” Written and Directed by Sheila Johnson. One show: Saturday 7:00. Selby Jones Theater, St. Augustine’s University, Raleigh.
blesinproductions.bpt.me
 
 
ONGOING:
* Hedwig and the Angry Inch – Jesse R. Gephart directs John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask’s 1998 gender-transgressive musical. Presented by Raleigh Little Theatre. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Gaddy-Goodwin Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

* The Liar – Love is complicated. Deep Dish Theater presents David Ives’ adaptation of Pierre Corneille’s 1644 farce. Directed by Paul Frellick. This week: Wednesday and Thursday 7:30, Friday and Saturday 8:00. Closes Saturday. Deep Dish Theater, University Mall, Chapel Hill.
deepdishtheater.org

* The Movement: 50 Years of Love and Struggle – The African-American experience as seen through a range of characters, written, co-directed, and performed by Ron Jones. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00. Closes Saturday. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.com

* Oh, What a Lovely War! – ArtsCenter Stage presents Joan Littlewood and Theatre Workshop’s 1963 anti-war musical. Directed by Hope Alexander. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday.
artscenterlive.org
 
 
* – Concludes this week

Please contact us with any corrections or omissions. For a more complete listing of area events, we recommend the arts calendar at Indyweek.com. For a listing of what else area theaters have in store this season, click on the Triangle Season Schedules tab at the top of the page.

 


Theater Week – Isn’t It Lovely

May 12, 2015

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A listing of Triangle theater performances
through May 18, 2015

OPENING:
* KidsWrite Performance Festival – Burning Coal presents its annual festival of plays written by 6th to 12th grader students. This week only: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Burning Coal Theatre, Murphey School, Raleigh.
burningcoal.org

The Movement: 50 Years of Love and Struggle – The African-American experience as seen through a range of characters, written, co-directed, and performed by Ron Jones. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00. Continues through May 23. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.com

Oh, What a Lovely War! – ArtsCenter Stage presents Joan Littlewood and Theatre Workshop’s 1963 anti-war musical. Directed by Hope Alexander. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through May 24.
artscenterlive.org

* The Phantom Tollbooth – Norton Juster’s 1961 children’s book, adapted for the stage by Susan Nanus. Presented by Applause! Cary Youth Theatre. This week only: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Cary Arts Center.
townofcary.org

* Pippin – Touring production of a recent revival of the 1972 Stephen Schwartz musical. This week only: Tuesday-Thursday 7:30, Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 1:00 and 6:30. Closes Sunday. DPAC, Durham.
dpacnc.com

 
ONGOING:
Hedwig and the Angry Inch – Jesse R. Gephart directs John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask’s 1998 gender-transgressive musical. Presented by Raleigh Little Theatre. This week: Thursday and Friday 8:00, Saturday 8:00 and midnight, Sunday 3:00. Extended through May 24. Gaddy-Goodwin Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

* The Liar – Love is complicated. Deep Dish Theater presents David Ives’ adaptation of Pierre Corneille’s 1644 farce. Directed by Paul Frellick. This week: Wednesday and Thursday 7:30, Friday and Saturday 8:00. Closes Saturday. Deep Dish Theater, University Mall, Chapel Hill.
deepdishtheater.org

* Rent – The 1996 Jonathan Larson musical gets another Triangle staging, this time by NRACT. Directed by David Henderson. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
www.nract.org

 
IMPROV:
* Transactors Improv: For Families – An evening of family-friendly improv about fireflies, baseball, camp, and other summer stuff. One show only: Saturday 6:00. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.
artscenterlive.org
* – Concludes this week

 
AUDITIONS:
* Raleigh Little Theatre holds auditions for its August/September production of Spamalot, Wednesday at 7:00. Sutton Theatre, RLT, Raleigh. More info.

 
Please contact us with any corrections or omissions. For a more complete listing of area events, we recommend the arts calendar at Indyweek.com. For a listing of what else area theaters have in store this season, click on the Triangle Season Schedules tab at the top of the page.

 


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