Weekend Theater – Don’t front

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.


One Response to Weekend Theater – Don’t front

  1. Jeff says:

    UNIVERSES is a spectacular company. I got to see their new show AMERIVILLE in Louisville last year at the Humana Festival. If you get a chance to see them perform DO IT!!!!!!

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