Theater Week – My Funny Valentine

Valentiki – Jeff Storer

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through February 21, 2011

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

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee – Meredith College presents the Tony-winning musical. One week only: Tuesday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Jones Auditorium, Raleigh.

Abducting Diana – Dario Fo play, presented by Free Association Theatre Ensemble. This weekend: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through February 26. Harrison Pointe Shopping Center (corner of Maynard and Harrison, where the Harris Teeter and Staples are located, behind the Kangaroo gas station), Cary.

From Door to Door – Odyssey Stage’s readers theater presentation of the comedy by James Sherman. Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Judea Reform Congregation, Durham.

Madagascar Live! – Dreamworks tries its corporate hand at transforming an animated feature into a stage musical. This one’s about zoo animals on the lam. One weekend only: Friday 7:00, Saturday 11:00, 2:00, and 5:00; Sunday 2:00 and 5:00. DPAC, Durham.

NC Comedy Arts Festival – The concluding week of the festival focuses on improv, plus headliner Emo Philips at Cat’s Cradle on Friday. Wednesday-Sunday, various times and locations in Carrboro and Chapel Hill.

Oh Sh!t, It’s Another Evening of One-Act Plays – I like self-deprecating humor as much as the next person, but this is what you’re going with? Really? Bare Theatre presents an evening of four short plays. This weekend: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through February 27. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.

Our Town – Clayton Youth Theater presents the Thornton Wilder drama. Thursday-Saturday 7:30. Clayton Center, Clayton.

Superior Donuts – Tracy Letts’ comedy about the relationship between an aging donut shop owner and his ambitious young employee, presented by Deep Dish. This weekend: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00 (Saturday sold out). Continues through March 12. Deep Dish Theater, University Mall, Chapel Hill.

Urinetown – Don’t be the bunny! University Theatre presents the neo-Brechtian musical satire. This weekend only: Thursday and Friday 7:30, Saturday 2:00 and 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Stewart Theatre, NC State Campus, Raleigh.

Angels in America – Playmakers stages Tony Kushner’s epic masterpiece, Part 1: Millennium Approaches and Part 2: Perestroika presented in rotating rep. This week: Part 1: Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 7:30; Sunday 2:00; Part 2: Tuesday and Thursday 7:30, Saturday 2:00. Continues through March 6. Paul Green Theatre, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.

Love Bits and Bites 2011 – Cary Players’ annual revue about this crazy little thing called love. This weekend: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 4:00. Closes Sunday. Page Walker Center, Cary.

The Man Who Came to Dinner – Raleigh Little Theatre presents a 72-year-old comedy by Kaufman and Hart. Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through February 27. RLT, Raleigh.

The Producers – A Broadway producer discovers how to succeed in theater without really trying. NC Theatre presents the Mel Brooks musical. Tuesday-Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 2:00 and 7:00. Closes Sunday. Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh.

The Real Thing – Theatre in the Park presents Tom Stoppard’s 29-year-old comedy. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. TIP, Raleigh.

Ruined – Women are caught up in the chaos of the Congo civil war. NCCU presents Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize drama. Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. University Theater, NCCU Campus, Durham.

To Buy the Sun – A new play about Durham’s ground-breaking human rights pioneer, Pauli Murray. This week: Friday 7:30. St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Hillsborough. Presented by Hidden Voices, the Pauli Murray Project, and the Duke Human Rights Center.

Tuesdays with Morrie – Stage version of Mitch Albom’s story presented by Justice Theatre. Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through February 27. Clare Hall, St. Francis of Assisi, Raleigh.

Hot Summer Nights at the Kennedy – Auditions for 2011 season. By appointment Saturday 12:00-6:00. Kennedy Theatre, Progress Energy Center, Raleigh.
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