Weekend Theater – The beauty of innuendoes

Alessandra Colaianni in Blackbird
Photo: Alan Dehmer, Woods Edge Photography

A listing of Triangle theater performances
for the weekend of June 23-27, 2010, and beyond

God’s Country – Steven Dietz docudrama about the white supremacist movement in the 1980’s. This weekend: Thursday-Saturday 8:00. Continues through July 2.

Seussical – Durham’s Barriskill Dance Theatre presents the Dr. Seuss musical, performed by kids and teens. One weekend only: Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Page Auditorium, Duke West Campus, Durham.

Blackbird – Two people share secrets of guilt, memory, and desire, in the regional premiere of David Harrower’s drama. This weekend: Wednesday-Saturday 8:15. Closes Saturday. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.

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. Closes Sunday. 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. Closes Sunday. Raleigh Little Theatre.

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 Wednesday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Titmus Theatre at Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.

Valparaiso – Don DeLillo’s dark comedy, presented by FATE (Free Association Theatre Ensemble. This weekend: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through July 3. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.

Bare Theatre holds 2010-11 Season Auditions Saturday and Sunday 1:30. Flowers Building, Peace College, Raleigh.

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

4 Responses to Weekend Theater – The beauty of innuendoes

  1. Sara says:

    Thanks for making this blog, I have been looking for something like to find out what’s happening in the arts around the Triangle! I just saw Blackbird tonight and loved the play and loved your theater also.

  2. Ed says:

    Thanks, Sara!

  3. Jeff says:

    Great picture.

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