A listing of Triangle theater performances
through January 17, 2011
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.
Blue – A woman has to choose between her husband and a very unusual circus performer in a new work by Raleigh playwright Kelly Doyle. Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through January 30. Burning Coal Theatre, Murphey School, Raleigh.
Definition of a Hero – Black Poetry Theatre explores the relationships between fathers and sons, using spoken word, rhyme, rhythm, and music. Friday 8:00, Saturday 3:00. Plus Jambalaya Soul Slam, MLK Celebration Slam, an open poetry/spoken word slam. Sign up at the door to compete. Saturday 7:30. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
Exit Cuckoo (nanny in motherland) – One-woman show written and performed by Lisa Ramirez, presented by Playmakers’ second stage. Wednesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Closes Sunday. Kenan Theatre, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
The Retreat – The literary careers of Emily Dickinson, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Stephen King, Anaïs Nin, and Dr. Seuss intersect at a fictional writer’s retreat, in a new play by Chapel Hill’s Mark Cornell, presented by Free Association Theater Ensemble. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00. Continues through January 22. FATE performance space, Harrison Pointe Shopping Center, Cary.
Tired Souls: King and the Montgomery Bus Boycott – Mike Wiley’s one-man show about the participants in one of the defining episodes of the Civil Rights movement. One show only: Saturday 2:00, Hayti Heritage Center, Durham.
The Lion King – Spider-Man isn’t the first Julie Taymor musical to experience a few problems before opening. Tuesday-Thursday 7:30, Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 1:00 and 6:30. Continues through January 30. DPAC, Durham.
NRACT – Auditions for Stuart Little. Saturday 10:00 a.m. North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
Raleigh Little Theatre – Auditions for March production of Really Rosie. Friday 7:30, Saturday 1:30.Raleigh Little Theatre, Raleigh.
Please contact us with any corrections or omissions.
For a more complete listing of area events,
we recommend the arts calendar at Indyweek.com.