Theater Week – Mome Gavnerma Thurn

Madeleine Lambert in Middletown. Photo: Alan Dehmer

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through October 17, 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.

The Importance of Being Earnest – Oscar Wilde’s classic comedy, performed by New York’s Aquila Theatre for NCSU’s Center Stage series. Directed by Desiree Sanchez. One performance only: Wednesday 8:00. Stewart Theatre, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.

One Flea Spare – Naomi Wallace’s 1995 play about four people trying to survive the plague in 17th Century London. Presented by ArtsCenter Stage, directed by Jeri Lynn Schulke. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through October 23. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.

Schoolhouse Rock Live! – Stage version of the educational TV shorts, presented by Applause! Cary Youth Theatre. This week only: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Cary Arts Center.

Last of the Red Hot Lovers – A middle-aged married man attempts to join the sexual revolution (kids, ask your grandparents) in Neil Simon’s 1969 comedy, presented by Ghost & Spice. Directed by Jordan Smith. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through October 22. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.

Middletown – “This is what life is like, here, right now.” Will Eno’s new play about birth, death, and what comes between. Directed by Jeff Storer. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 8:15. Closes Saturday. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.

Struwwelpeter: A Haunting – Original adaptation of Heinrich Hoffmann’s macabre children’s stories, presented by Raleigh Ensemble Players. Directed by C. Glen Matthews. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 7:00. Continues through October 31. REP, Fayetteville Street, Raleigh.

The Woman in Black – The inhabitants of secluded and creepy Eel Marsh House discover that a scorned woman’s ghost is still mightily ticked off. Raleigh Little Theatre presents Stephen Mallatratt’s 1989 stage adaptation of Susan Hill’s original novel, directed by Haskell Fitz-Simons. The Woman in Black is currently the second longest running play in London’s West End, and a new movie version (with Daniel Radcliffe) is about to open. But really, RLT, you had me at “Eel Marsh House”. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through October 23. RLT, Raleigh.

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