Theater Week – New Blooms

desperate – photo by dmaleus

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through May 2, 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.

Everything is new again on Triangle stages this week.

Beguiled Again – An evening of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart songs. This week: Thursday 2:00 and 7:00, Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through May 15. Temple Theatre, Sanford.

Fiasco – Transactors improvises a story about a fictional theater company as it rehearses and stages a play based on an historical fiasco. Saturday 8:00. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.

Oh, Baby! A Cycle of Fertility Plays – FATE presents a play by Debbie Barrett. Friday-Saturday 8:00. Continues through May 7. Harrison Pointe Shopping Center, Cary.

Pornography – Simon Stephens’ play about a suicide bomber and the people who cross his path. Produced by Distillery Theatre and Burning Coal’s second stage series. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through May 8.

Why Torture Is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them – Ghost and Spice presents a satire on national insecurity by Christopher Durang. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00. Continues through May 8. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.

The Year of Magical Thinking – Joan Didion’s stage adaptation of her memoir about grief and mourning, presented by Playmakers second stage. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Closes Sunday. Kenan Theatre, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.

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.
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