Theater Week – Tigerland

Dan VanHoozer, Akiva Fox, and Emily Hill in Living with the Tiger. Allie Mullin Photography

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through October 24, 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.

Bell, Book, and Candle – John Van Druten’s 1950 witchcraft comedy, presented by North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre, which helpfully warns: “contains elements of the occult, alcohol consumption, live animals and implied sexual situations.” Directed by Sally Kinka. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through November 5. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.

Clarence Darrow’s Search for Justice – Touring one-man play featuring Gary L. Anderson. One show only: Sunday 2:00. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Raleigh.

Company – Duke’s musical theater group, Hoof ‘n’ Horn presents the 1970 Stephen Sondheim/George Furth musical about a guy who just can’t commit. Directed by Lindsay Samuel. This week: Thursday and Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Sheafer Theater, Bryan Center, Duke West Campus, Durham.

Dial M for Murder – Adapted from his original BBC television production, Frederick Knott’s 1952 stage thriller is a cautionary tale about rotary dial telephones (kids, ask your grandparents). Temple Theatre’s production is directed by Mark Filiaci. This week: Thursday 2:00 and 7:00, Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through November 6. Temple Theatre, Sanford.

Evita – NC Theatre presents the 1978 Webber/Rice musical meditation on the late Argentinian First Lady, featuring Lauren Kennedy. (No director listed.) This week: Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through October 30. Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh.

Living with the Tiger – Explosions! Power tools! Dance numbers! Tigers! America! Haymaker presents a devised performance about tiger ownership and the American psyche. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:15, Sunday 3:15. Continues through November 5. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.

Love Letters to My Child – A play with original poems and songs about children, presented by Black Poetry Theatre as part of Third Friday. One show only: Friday 7:30. Golden Belt Lobby, Durham.

Scary Stuff Incorporated – A murder mystery dinner theater event, presented by Stars Theater and Arts Center. This week: Friday 6:30, Saturday 12:00 and 6:30. Continues through October 29. Stars Theater, Fuquay Varina.

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. Closes Saturday. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.

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. Closes Sunday. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.

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: Friday 8:00, Saturday 7:30 and 9:30, 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. Closes Sunday. RLT, Raleigh.

NRACT holds auditions for its December production of A Little Princess, Saturday 10:00 a.m. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh. More information.

Ghost & Spice will be auditioning men 18-40 for its Spring production of A Taste of Honey. Sunday 6:00, Common Ground Theatre, Durham. More information: 919.698.3870.

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