Weekend Theater – The blackbird whistling or just after

Alessandra Colaianni and Jay O’Berski in Blackbird. Photo: Michael O’Foghludha

A listing of Triangle theater performances
for the weekend of June 16-20, 2010, and beyond

Blackbird – Two people share secrets of guilt, memory, and desire, in the regional premiere of David Harrower’s drama. This weekend: Thursday-Saturday 8:15, Sunday 3:15. Continues through June 26. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.

Spider’s Web – Nefarious deeds at Copplestone Court in a 1954 comic mystery by Agatha Christie. University Theatre’s TheatreFest continues its month-long festival of three Agatha Christie plays. This weekend Thursday and Friday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through June 27.

Valparaiso – Don DeLillo’s dark comedy, presented by FATE (Free Association Theatre Ensemble. This weekend: Friday and Saturday 8:00. Continues through July 3. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.

Barefoot in the Park – Hot Summer Nights at the Kennedy presents the 1963 Neil Simon comedy. This weekend: Wednesday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Kennedy Theatre, Progress Energy Center, Raleigh.

Dancing at Lughnasa – Brian Friel’s drama about a man remembering his childhood in a 1930’s Irish town. Presented by the Justice Theater Project. This weekend: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through June 27. Cardinal Gibbons High School, Raleigh.

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: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through June 27. Raleigh Little Theatre.

Murder on the Nile – Mysterious goings-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. This weekend: Thursday and Saturday 8:00. Closes Saturday. Titmus Theatre at Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.

November – Ira David Wood III stars in David Mamet’s Presidential comedy. This weekend: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Saturday and Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Theatre in the Park, Raleigh.

Burning Coal Theatre Company holds auditions for its 2010-2011 season. Saturday 10:00-6:00. Burning Coal Theatre, 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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