Weekend Theater – Seymour, an Introduction

A listing of Triangle theater performances
for the weekend of September 15-19, 2010, and beyond

For a rundown of what area theaters have in store this season, click on the Triangle Season Schedules tab at the top of the page.

Chicago – Kander and Ebb’s Prohibition-era musical about celebrity criminals, based on the 1926 play by Maurine Dallas Watkins. This weekend: Thursday 2:00 and 8:00, Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through October 3. Temple Theatre, Sanford.

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) – The Reduced Shakespeare Company’s perennial spoof gets yet another area staging, this time by Theatre in the Park. This weekend: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through October 3. Theatre in the Park, Raleigh.

Little Shop of Horrors – Flower shop assistant Seymour finds his life complicated by a serial-killing plant from outer space, in Alan Menken and Howard Ashman’s 1982 musical spoof. This weekend: Friday 7:00, Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00, Tuesday 8:00. Continues through September 26. Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh.

And the Winner Is – Supernatural comedy about a self-obsessed movie star, by the author of Tuesdays with Morrie. This weekend: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through September 26. RLT Gaddy-Goodwin Theatre, Raleigh.

Go Ask Alice – “A raindrop just splashed on my forehead and it was like a tear from heaven. Am I really alone? Is it possible that even God is crying for me?” Hilariously over the top anti-drug comedy, presented by NRACT (North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre). This weekend: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through September 26. Greystone Village Shopping Center, North Raleigh.

Mi Vida Loca – Eric Overmeyer comedy about a family dealing with the father’s substance abuse issues. This weekend: Wednesday-Thursday 7:30, Friday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Closes Saturday. Deep Dish Theater, Chapel Hill.

Nothing Pink – A play with music, based on Mark Hardy’s coming-out novel for teens, featuring original compositions and arrangements by Mark Hartman. Presented by UNC Communication Studies. This weekend: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Swain Hall Studio 6, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.

Our Town – Thornton Wilder’s modern classic, presented by The Justice Theater Project. This weekend: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through September 26. Clare Hall Performing Center, St. Francis of Assisi, Raleigh.

Redghost – Little Green Pig stages Tsuruya Nanboku’s classic Japanese ghost story, Yotsuya Kaidan. This weekend: Wednesday-Saturday 8:00. Closes Saturday. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.

To Kill a Mockingbird – Stage version of the Harper Lee novel presented by Burning Coal. This weekend: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through September 26. The Murphey School, Raleigh.

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


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