Theater Week – Back to Before


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A listing of Triangle theater performances
through April 9, 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:
8 – Staged reading of Dustin Lance Black’s play about the California trial which ruled that state’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional. Directed by Jeremy Skidmore. One night only: Monday 7:30. Paul Green Theatre, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
playmakersrep.org/8reading

Noche Bohemia – Bolero Pequeno Teatro Latino presents a cabaret written and produced by Alex Cordova. This week only: Friday and Saturday 8:00. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.com

Noises Off – Really? In a surprising programming choice, Playmakers presents Michael Frayn’s frequently produced thirty-year-old meta-farce about a theater company’s disastrous attempts to stage a mediocre farce. Directed by Michael Michetti. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through April 22. Paul Green Theatre, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
playmakersrep.org

Ragtime – In New York at the beginning of the 20th century, a suburban family, an African-American couple, and Eastern European immigrants find their lives intersecting in unexpected ways. Duke theater Studies and Duke’s Hoof ‘n’ Horn present the 1996 musical adaptation of E.L. Doctorow’s novel. Directed by Jeff Storer. This week: Thursday and Friday 7:30. Saturday 2:00 and 7:30. Continues through April 15. Reynolds Theater, Bryan Center, Duke West Campus, Durham.
hoofnhorn.org

Tricky Dick – Annual variety show by Duke Law School honoring its most famous alumnus. Two shows only: Friday 7:00, Saturday 2:00. Durham Arts Council, Durham.
duke.edu/events

ONGOING:
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 8:15, Sunday 3:15. Continues through April 14.
manbitesdogtheater.org

Mama Juggs – Anita Shontel Woodley’s one-woman show about breast health and women’s issues. One show: Friday 7:30. Health Touch, Westgate Drive, Durham.
mamajuggs.com

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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