A listing of Triangle theater performances
for the weekend of May 12-16, 2010, and beyond
¡Anarchist! – Tom Marriott directs Little Green Pig’s take on Dario Fo’s Accidental Death of an Anarchist. This weekend: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through May 22. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
Eurydice – Sarah Ruhl’s retelling of the myth of Eurydice and Orpheus. This weekend: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through May 23. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.
Oakwood: Generations – Ian Finley’s site-specific play about Raleigh history, performed in Oakwood Cemetery. This weekend only: Friday-Saturday 6:30, Sunday 2:00. Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh.
Songs for a New World – Raleigh Little Theatre stages the 1995 Jason Robert Brown musical. This weekend: Friday-Saturday 8:00. Continues through May 22. Raleigh Little Theatre.
Spring Loaded! – A.D.D. Theatre offers an evening of sketch comedy, improv, and short plays. Friday-Saturday 8:00. Continues through May 22. Kenan Theatre, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
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Walking Again – Act Trinity presents a play about Multiple Sclerosis. Two performances: Friday-Saturday 8:00. Crestwood Suites, Durham.
Body Awareness – Deep Dish Theater’s production of the Annie Baker comedy. This weekend: Wednesday-Thursday 7:30, Friday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through May 22. Deep Dish Theater, Chapel Hill.
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. Closes Saturday. REP Upstairs Studio, Raleigh.
Heroes – Al Singer directs a dream cast: John Murphy, Jordan Smith and David Ring in Tom Stoppard’s translation of the comedy by Gérald Sibleyras, about three aging World War I veterans plotting to escape from a military hospital. Presented by 2nd Ave. South Players. This weekend: Thursday-Saturday 8:15, Sunday 2:00. Continues through May 23. Meymandi Theater at the Murphey School, Raleigh.
Rent – Encore presentation of Hoof ‘N’ Horn’s spring production of the Jonathan Larson musical. This weekend only: Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 9:00. Reynolds Theater, Bryan Center, Duke West Campus, Durham.
South Pacific – Rodgers and Hammerstein’s 1949 musical. This weekend: Thursday 2:00 and 7:00, Friday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Temple Theatre, Sanford.
Wicked – It’s the final week for the touring musical, 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. Closes Sunday. Durham Performing Arts Center.
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For a more complete listing of area theater,
we recommend the arts calendar at Indyweek.com.