Weekend Theater – Seething Brains

See ‘Opening: Western Men’

A listing of Triangle theater performances
for the weekend of October 13-17, 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.

Living Dead in Denmark – “Lovers and madmen have such seething brains/Such shaping fantasies, that apprehend/More than cool reason ever comprehends.” Several Shakespeare heroines battle zombies in a fanboy horror comedy by Qui Nguyen of New York theater company The Vampire Cowboys. Presented by ArtsCenter Stage and the Youth Performing Arts Conservatory. This weekend only: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.

Western Men or Opposite to Humanity – Scenes from Timon of Athens plus the musical stylings of singing cowboys Ezra Pound and Wyndham Lewis in this intriguing evening of strangeness from, of course, Little Green Pig. Jay O’Berski directs the world premiere of Adam Sobsey’s new play, presented in support of the Nasher Museum’s “The Vorticists: Rebel Artists in London & New York, 1914-1918”. This weekend only: Friday and Saturday 7:00, Sunday 2:00. The Nasher Museum, Duke University, Durham.

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.

The Curious Savage – John Patrick’s 1950 comedy performed by The Towne Players. This weekend: Thursday and Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00. Closes Saturday. Garner Historic Auditorium, Garner.

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

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: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through October 23. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.

The Man Who Came to Dinner – Raleigh Little Theatre holds auditions for their February presentation. Monday and Tuesday October 18 and 19, 7:30. 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.


One Response to Weekend Theater – Seething Brains

  1. Tim says:

    “Breadcrumbs” is definitely worth seeing. Well written, well staged, and well acted.

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