Theater Week – Hitting Bottom

Illustration by E. H. Shepard

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through August 29, 2011

For a look back at what shows area theaters performed this past season,
click on the Triangle Season Schedules tab at the top of the page.

After the Revolution – A family of political leftists must confront a revelation about their past, in Amy Herzog’s 2010 drama. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through September 17. Deep Dish Theater, Chapel Hill.

Aladdin – Musical dance drama retelling of the story, presented by Indian Classical Music and Dance Society. One night only: Saturday 6:30. Memorial Hall, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – “Methought I was enamoured of an ass.” Shakespeare’s romantic comedy of misguided passions. This week only: Thursday-Sunday 8:00. Koka Booth Amphitheatre, Cary.

Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead – The kids from Peanuts make some bad choices as they grow up, in this unauthorized parody. Raleigh Ensemble Players’ hit show returns for a limited two-week run. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00. Closes Saturday. (Note: all remaining shows are sold out; check website for wait list info.) REP, Raleigh.

Of Mice and Men – Stage adaptation of the John Steinbeck novel, presented by Theatre in the Park. Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through September 4. TIP, Raleigh.

Ruthless! The Musical – An eight-year-old showbiz overachiever resorts to murder to win the starring role in her school musical. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Raleigh Little Theatre, Raleigh.

The Serpent’s Egg – Paperhand Puppet Intervention returns with its 12th annual outdoor giant puppet extravaganza. This week: Friday-Sunday 7:00 (with a 6:20 preshow). Continues through September 5 at Forest Theater, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.

Violet – 1997 stage musical adaptation of Doris Betts’ short story, “The Ugliest Pilgrim”, presented by Hot Summer Nights at the Kennedy. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Kennedy Theatre, PEC, Raleigh.

Please contact us with any corrections or omissions.
For a more complete listing of area events,
we recommend the arts calendar at


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