Weekend Theater – Late Summer

A listing of Triangle theater performances
for the weekend of August 18-22, 2010, and beyond

Almanac of Dust – Staged reading of the play by Anthony Garcia-Copian, directed by Marshall Botvinick. This weekend: Sunday 3:00. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.

Improv Night @ Burning Coal – Performances by The Swash Improv, Biological Necessities, and Hotel Principality, plus one-man movie soundtrack improviser PT Scarborough. One night only: Thursday 8:00. The Murphey School, Raleigh.

Tell Me on a Sunday – Lesser known Andrew Lloyd Webber musical about a woman in search of love, presented by Hot Summer Nights at the Kennedy. Wednesday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through August 29. Progress Energy Center, Raleigh.

Trial by Jury – Gilbert and Sullivan’s first operetta is the inaugural production of Meredith College’s White Iris Light Opera. This weekend only: Friday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Jones Auditorium, Meredith College, Raleigh.

Islands Unknown – Paperhand Puppet Intervention returns with its annual outdoor summer show, this time “an epic odyssey that will take us to the depths of the imagination and the very ends of the earth… in 3-D!” Bring the kids, bring the adults, bring everybody. (Also bring something to sit on and plenty of bug repellent.) This weekend: Friday-Sunday 7:00 Pre-show starts at 6:20. Continues through September 6. Forest Theatre, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.

Overtones – A 1916 play by Alice Gerstenberg, plus a curtain-raiser by Christopher Durang, presented by OdysseyStage Theatre. Wednesday afternoons 3:00 through August 25. Spice Street Restaurant, University Mall, Chapel Hill.

Even Exchange Dance Theater – Open auditions. Sunday August 22, 2:30. Arts Together, 114 St. Mary’s St., Raleigh.
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Theatre in the Park holds vocal and dance auditions for A Christmas Carol. 12 and under: Monday August 23, 6:00. 13 and up: Tuesday August 24, 6:00. Raleigh.
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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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