Theater Week – Drive-In Dreams


Starlite Drive-In, Durham, 2007. Image: Ed Hunt
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A listing of Triangle theater performances
through April 2, 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.

OPENING:
Cape Disappointment – Manbites Dog presents The Debate Society’s (Hannah Bos, Paul Thureen, Oliver Butler) spooky 2008 tale set in unexplored byways, forgotten drive-ins, and other unplanned pit stops on the road to nowhere. Directed by Jay O’Berski. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00. Continues through April 14.
manbitesdogtheater.org

Phineas and Ferb Live! – An evil plan is afoot! Can Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz be involved? Live stage version of the Disney Channel’s kid show. Saturday only: 12:30, 3:30, 6:30. DPAC, Durham.
dpacnc.com

Whispering Pines – The confused, agoraphobic, and possibly hallucinating Cynthia has to interact with a slightly askew world around her. Created by video/performance artist Shana Moulton and composer Nick Hallett. Presented by Carolina Performing Arts. Tuesday and Wednesday 7:30. Memorial Hall, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
carolinaperformingarts.org

ONGOING:

Creeds – Premiere of Richard Krawiec’s play about a seemingly ordinary suburban couple involved in spying for the Soviet Union during the cold war. Directed by Paul Paliyenko. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.com

Frozen – Bryony Lavery’s 1998 play tells the story of a young girl’s disappearance through the viewpoints of three different characters. Presented by Raleigh Ensemble Players. Directed by Sean A. Brosnahan. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00. Closes Saturday. REP, Fayetteville Street, Raleigh.
realtheatre.org

Hungry – Lia Romeo’s play about a woman having difficulty dealing with her issues until the Minotaur shows up. Presented by Stillwater Theatre. This week: Tuesday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday.
meredith.edu

Rough Crossing – Free Association Theatre presents Tom Stoppard’s 1984 farce, freely adapted from Ferenc Molnár. Directed by Julya M. Mirro. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00. Closes Saturday. FATE, Harrison Pointe Shopping Center, Cary.
fate4.us

AUDITIONS:
Bare Theatre holds auditions for its May production of Durang/Durang.Wednesday and Thursday 7:00. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Wade Avenue, Raleigh. More info.

Please contact us with any corrections or omissions.
For a more complete listing of area events,
we recommend the arts calendar at Indyweek.com.

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