Theater Week – Spring Has Sprung


The Bad Idea Bears, Avenue Q. Photo by The Consortium

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through April 25, 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:
Avenue Q – “The internet is for porn!” Tony-winning puppet/human hybrid musical shows up in Durham for two nights (only). Tuesday and Wednesday 7:30. DPAC, Durham.
dpacnc.com

Cafe Nights – An evening of long-form improv from the folks at FatMouth. Saturday 8:00. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.com

City of Medicine – The latest season of Transactors’ improvised serial medical drama continues, leaving a trail of deceased or healed celebrity guest stars in its wake. Friday 8:00. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.com

ONGOING:
Big River – A musical based on The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, featuring The Red Clay Ramblers who return to the Playmakers stage in another Mark Twain-based musical, 29 years after Life on the Mississippi. This week: Tuesday-Saturday 7:30, Matinees Saturday and Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Paul Green Theatre, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
playmakersrep.org

The Last Night of Ballyhoo – Alfred Uhry’s 1996 comedy-drama about a Jewish family in Atlanta in 1939. Haskell Fitz-Simons directs the Raleigh Little Theatre production. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

The Shape of the Table – A totalitarian govenment on the brink of collapse tries to negotiate an exit strategy. Burning Coal presents the third play in David Edgar’s “Iron Curtain Trilogy”. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. The Murphey School, Raleigh.
burningcoal.org

Stealing Home (the architecture of intimacy) – The always surprising Archipelago Theatre returns with a solo vocal cabaret, featuring Ellen Hemphill, about that place where the heart is. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 8:15. Closes Saturday. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.
manbitesdogtheater.org

AUDITIONS:
Manbites Dog Theater – Hosts general auditions Saturday April 30, with many Triangle theaters in attendance. All appointment slots are filled. Check the web page for information on walk-in and waiting list policies.
More information

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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