Theater Week – Though this be madness, yet there is a method in’t

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through March 14, 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.

OPENING:
Brighton Beach Memoirs – Neil Simon’s 1983 comedy presented by North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre. Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through March 26. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
nract.org

The Fantastical Nature of Motherhood – A teenager is selected to be the mother for the second coming of Jesus, in a new play written and directed by Sylvia Mallory. Presented by The Distillery Theater Company. Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through March 20. F.A.T.E at Harrison Pointe Shopping Center, Cary.
distillerytheatre.org

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot – Raleigh Ensemble Players opens its brand-new performance space with Steven Adly Guirgis’ revisionist take on Jesus’ BFF. One week only: Wednesday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00 and 7:00. Closes Sunday.
realtheatre.org

Love Letters to My Child – Black Poetry Theatre presents its second annual Women’s Showcase with pieces focusing on children. Sunday 3:00 and 6:00. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.com

Of March and Madness – Staged readings of short plays about insanity and/or basketball, presented by Playwrights Roundtable. One show only: Sunday 7:30. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.
artscenterlive.org

Performance Art Night – A weekend of performance art presented by Very Normal Productions, including new works Friday 8:00, a clowning and slapstick workshop Saturday 1:00, and a “best of” show Saturday 8:00, followed by an after party. Free admission, donations welcome. No advance reservations. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.com

Spring Awakening – Broadway Series South presents a touring version of the Broadway musical based on Frank Wedekind’s still-shocking 1891 play. This weekend only: Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00. Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh.
progressenergycenter.com

To Kill a Mockingbird – Stage version of the Harper Lee story, in an encore presentation by Burning Coal. Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through March 20. The Murphey School, Raleigh.
burningcoal.org

ONGOING:
Alice, a Mad Musical Adventure – An original musical based on the Lewis Carroll character, presented by Durham Family Theatre. Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00. Closes Saturday. 215 N. Church Street, Durham.
durhamfamilytheatre.wordpress.com

Proof – Temple theatre presents the David Auburn drama. Thursday 7:00, Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through March 20. Temple Theatre, Sanford.
templeshows.com

Superior Donuts – Tracy Letts’ comedy about the relationship between an aging donut shop owner and his ambitious young employee, presented by Deep Dish. This week: Wednesday-Thursday 7:30, Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00. Closes Saturday. Deep Dish Theater, University Mall, Chapel Hill.
deepdishtheater.org

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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