Theater Week – Cymbelism

Fiasco Theater, Cymbeline

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through February 6, 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.

And Then There Were None – A group of strangers are trapped on an island — with a killer! Agatha Christie’s 1944 play, presented by Cary Players. Directed by Tina Vance. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through February 12. Cary Arts Center, Cary.

Cymbeline – New York’s Fiasco Theater brings its acclaimed production of Shakespeare’s plot-twist-filled romance to Durham, presented by Duke Performances and Duke Theater Studies. Directed by Noah Brody and Ben Steinfeld. This week only: Thursday-Saturday 8:00. Reynolds Theater, Bryan Center, Duke West Campus, Durham.

Green Day’s American Idiot – “Can you hear the sound of hysteria?/The subliminal mind fuck America.” National touring production of the concept album turned Broadway musical, presented in Raleigh by North Carolina Theatre and Broadway Series South. This week only: Tuesday-Friday 7:30; Saturday and Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh.

I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change – 1994 musical revue about relationships by Joe DiPietro and Jimmy Roberts, presented by North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre. Directed by Rob Outterson. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through February 19. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.

Man of La Mancha – Dale Wasserman, Joe Darion, and Mitch Leigh’s 1965 musical adaptation of Don Quixote, presented by Burning Coal Theatre. Directed by Tea Alagic. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through February 19. The Murphey School, Raleigh.

Transactors for Families – Short-form family-friendly improv. One show: Saturday 6:00. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.

Broadway Melodies ’12 – UNC student theater group presents an evening of three musical parodies: Avatartanic, The Kardashians: The Musical, and Pokemon: The Musical. Final performance Tuesday 8:00. Hanes Arts Center, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.

Dead Man’s Cell Phone – The eponymous device sends a woman on an odd journey of discovery, in Raleigh Little Theatre’s production of the 2007 Sarah Ruhl comedy. Co-produced with Actors Comedy Lab; directed by Rod Rich. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. RLT, Raleigh.

Donald – Little Green Pig’s political “what if” about a former Secretary of Defense caught up in the system of rendition and torture he helped create. Based on the novel by Eric Martin and Stephen Elliott. Adapted and directed by Tony Perucci. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:15. Continues through February 11. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.

The Making of a King: Henry IV/Henry V – Slacker Prince Hal becomes King, defeats the French, and wins a hot wife, in Playmakers’ rotating rep presentation of Henry IV (both parts) and Henry V. Co-directed by Joseph Haj and Mike Donahue. This week: Henry IV Tuesday and Thursday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 2:00; Henry V Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 7:30. Continues through March 4. Paul Green Theatre, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.

Pauper Players at UNC holds auditions for its spring production of Grease, Wednesday 6:00, Thursday 5:00 in the Carolina Union.
More information.

Nickel Shakespeare Girls holds auditions for women actors Saturday 10:00 a.m., Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Raleigh.
More information.

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