Weekend Theater – Vacation, all I ever wanted

A listing of Triangle theater performances
for the weekend of June 2-6, 2010, and beyond

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast – Touring stage musical adaptation of the Disney film. Opens next Tuesday 7:00. Continues through June 13. Durham Performing Arts Center.

Going on VacationTransactors Improv has got to get away; join them and provide suggestions for their completely improvised journey. One night: Saturday 8:00. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.

The Light in the Piazza – Craig Lucas and Adam Guettel’s musical adaptation of Elizabeth Spencer’s novella about a mother and daughter from North Carolina vacationing in Italy in the 1950’s. This weekend: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through June 27. Raleigh Little Theatre.

Murder on the Nile – Mysterious going-on aboard an Egyptian pleasure cruise! It’s directed by John McElwee, so expect some stunning period costumes. University Theatre’s TheatreFest continues its month-long festival of three Agatha Christie plays. Thursday and Friday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through June 19. Titmus Theatre at Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.

Till/Twain: Voices in the American Story – Two one-man shows, one live, one a movie. Empty Space – a film of Mike Wiley’s one-man show about Emmett Till, and Mark Twain Now – Paul Newell’s take on the great American writer and humorist. One night: Sunday 7:00. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.

God’s Ear – A family coping with heartbreak gets some help from G.I. Joe and The Tooth Fairy in a “play with music” about love, loss, and life’s absurdities. This weekend: Wednesday-Saturday 8:15. Closes Saturday. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.

Mama Juggs – ‘Rie Shontel’s one-woman show about female body awareness, performed outdoors. One night: Saturday 5:00. Loclife Store, Raleigh.

A Murder Is Announced – Murder is afoot in a deceptively quiet English village. Rachel Klem directs a Miss Marple mystery, in University Theatre’s TheatreFest, a month-long festival of three Agatha Christie plays. This weekend: Wednesday and Saturday 8:00. Continues through June 11. Titmus Theatre at Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.

Justice Theater Project – Auditions for September production of Our Town, Wednesday and Thursday 7:00 at Cardinal Gibbons High School, Raleigh. Contact: marketing@thejusticetheaterproject.org.

Raleigh Ensemble Players – Auditions for 2010-2011 season Saturday 11:00 and 6:45 at REP, 213 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh.

Please contact us with any corrections or additions.
For a more complete listing of area theater,
we recommend the arts calendar at Indyweek.com.


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