A sampling of Triangle theater performances
for the weekend of January 13-17, 2010, and beyond
The Big Bang – Edgy and eloquent New York performance group Universes returns to Playmakers’ second stage with a unique mix of hip-hop, drama, poetry, and movement. (A spoken word competition, open to the public, follows the Friday show. No advance registration required.) One weekend only: Wednesday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00 and 8:00. Kenan Theatre, UNC campus, Chapel Hill.
One Noble Journey – True stories about 19th century slaves who overcame incredible odds to gain their freedom, in a one-man show by Mike Wiley. Part of Dreamfest 2010, presented by the Cary Department of Parks and Recreation. One performance only: Saturday 6:00. Herbert C. Young Community Center, Cary.
Always…Patsy Cline – Encore performances of Raleigh Ensemble Players’ musical about the bigger than life country singer. This weekend only: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes January 17. Cary Academy’s Fine and Performing Arts Center
Prelude to a Kiss – Craig Lucas’ late 20th century comic fantasy, presented by Ghost & Spice Productions. This weekend: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through January 23. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
For a more complete listing of area theater,
we recommend the arts calendar at Indyweek.com.