Weekend Theater – No place like home

Jane Holding as Lucy in Oldest Living Confederate Widow
Photo: Alan Dehmer

A listing of Triangle theater performances
for the weekend of April 28 – May 2, 2010, and beyond

Body Awareness – Deep Dish Theater’s production of the Annie Baker comedy. This weekend: Friday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through May 22. Deep Dish Theater, Chapel Hill.

Parents & Children – Transactors presents an improvised evening about parent child relationships. One performance: Friday 8:00. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.

South Pacific – Rodgers and Hammerstein’s 1949 musical. This weekend: Thursday 2:00 and 7:00, Friday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through May 16. Temple Theatre, Sanford.

Boston Marriage – Ghost & Spice presents David Mamet’s wicked comedy, directed by Jay O’Berski. This weekend: Thursday-Saturday 8:00. Closes Saturday. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.

Dark Play or Stories for Boys – Carlos Murillos’ very dark comedy about virtual identities, presented by Raleigh Ensemble Players. This weekend: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 7:00. Future performances TBA. REP Upstairs Studio, Raleigh.

Gee’s Bend – Residents of a rural African American community use quilting to find their place in the world. Presented by Burning Coal in repertory with Southeastern Center for Contemporary Arts. This weekend: Friday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Meymandi Theatre at the Murphey School, Raleigh.

Oldest Living Confederate Widow: Her Confession – 99-year-old Lucy Marsden recounts her scandalous life story in this stage adaptation of the Allan Gurganus novel. This weekend: Thursday-Saturday 8:15. Closes Saturday. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Arts – Burning Coal presents the world premiere of the comedy by Winston-Salem playwright Angus MacLachlan, about an artist trying to escape a love triangle. Presented in repertory with Gee’s Bend. This weekend: Thursday and Saturday 7:30. Closes Saturday. Meymandi Theatre at the Murphey School, Raleigh.

Wicked – The blockbuster musical tells a revisionist history of the Land of Oz. This weekend: Wednesday and Thursday 7:30, Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 1:00 and 6:30, Tuesday 7:00. Continues through May 16. Durham Performing Arts Center.

Annie – NC Theatre holds auditions for its July musical on Saturday (kids) and Sunday (adults).

For a more complete listing of area theater,
we recommend the arts calendar at Indyweek.com.


One Response to Weekend Theater – No place like home

  1. Jeff says:

    Excellent photo!

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