A sampling of Triangle theater performances
for the weekend of March 10-14, 2010, and beyond
City of Medicine – Transactors Improv continues its third season of this completely improvised medical comedy serial, featuring a different mystery celebrity patient each episode. One night only: Friday 8:00. Continues April 2, and June 11. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
Crimes of the Heart – Beth Henley’s play about three Southern sisters, presented by North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre. This weekend: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through March 28. Greystone Village Shopping Center, Raleigh.
The Hundred Dresses – A girl tries to fit in at her 1930’s school in a stage adaptation of the Newberry Award-winning children’s book. This weekend: Friday 7:30, Saturday 1:00 and 5:00, Sunday 1:00. Continues through March 28. Raleigh Little Theatre.
Limbo – Burning Coal’s Second Stage Series presents Declan Feenan’s one-woman play about a Dublin girl out for a night on the town. This weekend: Thursday-Saturday 7:30. Sunday 2:00. Continues through March 21. Meymandi Theatre at the Murphey School, Raleigh.
Little House on the Prairie – Melissa Gilbert graduates to the role of Ma Ingalls, in this musical adaptation of the Laura Ingalls Wilder books. Presented by Broadway Series South. Opens Tuesday March 16 at 8:00. Continues through March 21. Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh.
When a Man Makes Love: An Uncle Typhus Uncommon Burlesque– Racy variety show presented by Little Green Pig. Not for the tasteful. One night only: Saturday 8:00. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
The Importance of Being Earnest – “I could deny it if I liked…” Playmakers presents the Oscar Wilde comedy. Playmakers’ website currently down. This weekend: Wednesday-Saturday and Tuesday March 6 at 8:00; Matinees Thursday 10:30, Saturday-Sunday 2:00. Continues through March 21. Paul Green Theatre, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
Love and Robots: A Puppet Rock Opera – Paperhand Puppet Intervention presents an epic robot love story. This weekend: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00 and 8:00 at Paperhand Studio in Saxapahaw. Continues through March 21. (The Friday March 12 performance features a special 7:30 pre-show by RPM Puppet Conspiracy: The Only Good Corporation Is an Undead Corporation.)
For a more complete listing of area theater,
we recommend the arts calendar at Indyweek.com.