Weekend Theater – Falling Leaves

Chaunesti Webb and Marcia Edmundson in Breadcrumbs. Photo: Alan Dehmer

A listing of Triangle theater performances
for the weekend of October 20-24, 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.

The Beatification of Area Boy – Duke Theater Studies presents the drama by Nigerian playwright Wole Soyinka, who will take part in a pre-show discussion in Perkins Library before this Friday’s show. This weekend: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through October 31. Reynolds Theatre in the Bryan Center, Duke West Campus, Durham.

Clue: The Musical – Just what it sounds like. Presented by North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre (NRACT). This weekend: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through November 7. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.

Flaming Idiots – Tom Rooney’s farce set in a health food restaurant. This weekend: Thursday 2:00 and 7:00, Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through November 7. Temple Theatre, Sanford.

Is He Dead? – David Ives’ adaptation of an unproduced farce by Mark Twain. (Spoiler alert: Mark Twain IS dead, despite his repeated claims to the contrary.) This weekend: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through November 13. Deep Dish Theatre, University Mall, Chapel Hill.

Radio X: Dispatches from Mid-Century America – A collage of radio broadcasts from WWII America, reenacted live on stage. This weekend only: Friday and Saturday 7:00, Sunday 3:00. NC School of Science and Math, Durham.

The Ugly Duckling – Bright Star Children’s Theatre presents its touring stage adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen story. One performance only: Saturday 11:00. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.

Breadcrumbs – A reclusive writer struggles to complete her last story in a new play by Jennifer Haley. This weekend: Wednesday-Saturday 8:15. Closes Saturday. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.

Head and Shoulders – OdysseyStage Theatre presents a lunchtime reading of the F. Scott Fitzgerald story. This week: Wednesday and Thursday 12:30. Closes Thursday. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.

The Piano Lesson – An old piano causes family conflict in August Wilson’s 1987 drama. This weekend: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. 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. Closes Saturday. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.

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

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