Theater Week – Summertime

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through June 27, 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:
Cary Playwrights’ Forum – Original short plays by area playwrights. This week only: Friday 7:30, Saturday 3:00. Free. Bond Park Community Center, Cary.
caryplaywrightsforum.org

Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead – The Peanuts gang is all grown up (except for Snoopy who died of rabies) in Bert V. Royal’s 2004 parody, presented by Raleigh Ensemble Players. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 7:00. Continues through July 9. REP, Fayetteville Street, Raleigh.
realtheatre.org

ONGOING:
Buddy Cop 2 – Nothing is what it seems. Or is it? Cops in a small town police station prepare for an unusual Christmas celebration, in Manbites’s production of The Debate Society’s shaggy dog comedy. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 8:15. Closes Saturday. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.
manbitesdogtheater.org

Home – Samm-Art Williams’ everyman hero attempts to go home again in this 1979 comic drama. Presented by The Justice Theater Project. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Clare Hall, St. Francis of Assisi Campus, Leesville Road, Raleigh
thejusticetheaterproject.org

Noises Off – Michael Frayn’s 1982 meta-theatrical farce about, among other things, sardines. This week: Friday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Theatre in the Park, Raleigh.
theatreinthepark.com

The 39 Steps – The wrong man is suspected of murder and must flee north by northwest to Scotland to prove his innocence, in this frenzied 2005 stage adaptation of the 1935 Hitchcock movie, with four actors playing all the parts. Thriller + Time = Farce. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Kennedy Theatre at PEC, Raleigh.
hotsummernightsatthekennedy.org

WMKS, Where Music Kills Sorrow – Comedy set in the studio of a 1935 live radio show, which features old-time music, gospel, and blues, presented in rotating repertory as part of University Theatre’s TheatreFest 2011. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Titmus Theatre, Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
ncsu.edu/theatre/theatrefest

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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