Theater Week – Good Vibrations

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through September 26, 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.

In the Next Room (or the vibrator play) – Sarah Ruhl’s comedy about an electrifying 19th century medical breakthrough in the treatment of “female hysteria”. Directed by Vivienne Benesch. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through October 9. Paul Green Theatre, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.

Jane Eyre – Charlotte Brontë’s tale of an orphan turned governess, adapted for the stage by Polly Teale. Directed by Kenny Gannon. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 7:30. Continues through October 1. Leggett Theater, Peace College Campus, Raleigh.

A Steady Rain – Duke’s student-run Wendell Theater presents the Keith Huff drama about two Chicago cops who make some extremely wrong choices. Directed by Jay O’Berski. This week only: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Brody Theater, Duke East Campus, Durham.

Enron – Burning Coal Theatre presents the musical by Lucy Prebble about the rise and fall of Enron’s financial empire. Directed by Jerome Davis. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. (Thursday show sold out.) Closes Sunday. The Murphey School, Raleigh.

Experiment 1: Taboo Conversations – The Distillery launches its Season of Experiments with a collaborative evening of five scenes about five very different characters. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00. Continues through October 1. The Distillery, West Morgan Street, Raleigh.

Fat Pig – Things don’t go well when a man’s co-workers discover he is dating a plus-size woman. Free Association Theatre Ensemble presents the 2004 Neil Labute play, directed by Leslie A. Pless. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00. Closes Saturday. FATE Space, Grande Heights Drive, Cary.

Glass – Who else but Little Green Pig would attempt a theatrical mash-up of Tennessee William’s The Glass Menagerie and J.D. Salinger’s Glass family? Jay O’Berski directs a cast of LGP veterans. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00. Closes Saturday. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.

Guys and Dolls – Temple Theatre stages the 1950 musical based on stories by Damon Runyon. Directed by Peggy Taphorn. This week: Thursday 2:00 and 7:00, Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through October 2. Temple Theatre, Sanford.

Macbeth – Shakespeare’s tale of bloody ambition, presented by North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre and directed by Pete Comperatore. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. NRACT, Leadmine Road, Raleigh.

The Secret Garden – Musical based on the Frances Hodgson Burnett book, presented by The Justice Theatre Project. Directed by Deb Royals. This week: Friday 8:00, Saturday 3:00 and 8:00, Sunday 2:00. (All shows except Saturday matinee are sold out.) Closes Sunday. Clare Hall, St. Francis of Assisi, Leesville Road, Raleigh.

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