Weekend Theater – October Moon

Marcia Edmundson in Manbites Dog’s Breadcrumbs

A listing of Triangle theater performances
for the weekend of October 6-10, 2010, and beyond

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

OPENING:
Breadcrumbs – A reclusive writer struggles to complete her last story in a new play by Jennifer Haley. This weekend: Thursday-Saturday 8:15. Continues through October 23. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.
manbitesdogtheater.org

The Curious Savage – John Patrick’s 1950 comedy performed by The Towne Players. This weekend: Friday and Saturday 8:00. Continues through October 16. Garner Historic Auditorium, Garner.
towneplayers.org

One Noble Journey – Mike Wiley’s reprises his one-man show, telling true stories of people who escaped from slavery in 19th Century America. One night only: Friday 8:00. Temple Theatre, Sanford.
templeshows.com

The Piano Lesson – An old piano causes family conflict in August Wilson’s 1987 drama. This weekend: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through October 24. Raleigh Little Theatre, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

Six Degrees of Separation – A young man cons an upper class New York couple in John Guare’s 1990 play, presented by Ghost & Spice Productions. This weekend: Friday and Saturday 8:00. Continues through October 23. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.com

ONGOING:
As You Like It – Shakespeare’s pastoral romantic comedy crowd pleaser, presented by Playmakers Rep. This week: Tuesday-Saturday 7:30. Matinees: Wednesday and Friday 10:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Paul Green Theatre, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
playmakersrep.org

Over the River and Through the Woods – Cary Players presents an Italian-American family comedy, from the author of I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. This weekend: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Page Walker Arts Center, Cary.
caryplayers.org

Playground – Distillery Theatre’s world premiere of Jonathan Fitt’s drama about child brides, based on the true story of Nujood Ali. This weekend: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. The Murphey School, Raleigh.
distillerytheatre.org

Sarafina! – Mbongeni Ngema’s musical about Soweto high school students’ struggle against South Africa’s apartheid policies, presented by the NCCU Department of Theatre. This weekend: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. University Theater, NCCU Campus, Durham.
nccu.edu/news/

The Winter’s Tale – Shakespeare’s bear-threatened romance presented by Bare [!] Theatre and The Delta Boys. This weekend: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Sertoma Amphitheatre, Cary.
baretheatre.org

SPECIAL EVENTS:
REP Sings – An evening of musical entertainment to benefit Raleigh Ensemble Players’ Dream.Believe.Do campaign to complete their new performance space. Saturday October 9 at 7:30. Location: Seven, an Event Space, Raleigh.
realtheatre.org

AUDITIONS:
Cinderella – Raleigh Little Theatre holds auditions for their annual December presentation. Monday and Tuesday October 11 and 12, 7:00. Raleigh Little Theatre, Raleigh. More information.

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

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