Theater Week – Thaw

Image: Winter Thaw by fluorescenteyes

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through January 16, 2012

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 second half of the theater season gets rolling in earnest this week, with nine new productions opening.

A Call to the Village – Cornelia McDonald’s evening of stories about people who share their intimate secrets with her. Friday and Saturday 7:30. Stars Theater and Arts Center, Fuquay Varina.

Country Royalty – Jukebox musical featuring the songs of Hank Williams and Patsy Cline. This week: Thursday 2:00 and 7:00, Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through January 29. Temple Theatre, Sanford.

Fatmouth Improv – An evening of short and long form improv. Saturday 8:00. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.

Hunting High, or Glory Hallelujah! – Workshop staged reading of a new play by Eric Pfeffinger, about four people who meet at a high school reunion. Directed by Paul Frellick. Wednesday and Thursday 7:30, Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Deep Dish Theater, Chapel Hill.

Life in a Marital Institution (20 Years of Monogamy in One Terrifying Hour) – James Braley’s monologue performance about his dysfunctional family. One performance: Friday 8:00. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.

Macbeth, or The Scottish Play, or Something Wicked This Way Comes – A rewrite/updating of the classic work by The Shakespeare Project, FATE’s youth ensemble. Thursday-Saturday 8:00. FATE, Harrison Pointe Shopping Center, Cary.

Mary’s Wedding – Stephen Massicotte’s 2002 play about a Canadian couple whose romance is interrupted by World War I. Directed by Josh Benjamin. Presented by Burning Coal’s Second Stage Series. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through January 22. The Murphey School, Raleigh.

No Child… – Award-winning one-woman show about a teacher and the inner-city students in her theater arts class. Written and performed by Nilaja Sun; directed by Hal Brooks. Presented by Playmakers’ Second Stage. Wednesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Kenan Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.

The Professors! – Transactors presents the third episode of their serial improv show set in the academic environs of the Private University of North Carolina State (PUNCS). Friday 8:00. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.

Burning Coal Theatre Company holds auditions for a staged reading of Across the Holy Tell by June Guralnick. Saturday 3:00. The Murphey School, Raleigh. More info.

Stillwater Theatre Company holds auditions for its March production of Hungry by Lia Romeo. Friday 7:00, Studio Theatre, Jones Hall, Meredith College, Raleigh. More info.

Theater of the American South holds auditions for its production of A Streetcar Named Desire to be staged in Wilson this May. Saturday 10:00 a.m. Center for Dramatic Art, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill. Email for appointment.

Please contact us with any corrections or omissions.
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