Theater Week – Wicked Women

Dorrie Casey and Lenore Field in Vita and Virginia

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through May 7, 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.

Cinco Plus One de Mayo – Improvelations presents an evening of improv comedy. One show: Sunday 7:00. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.

Dear Edwina Junior – Raleigh Little Theatre’s Youth Series presents Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich’s musical for kids. Directed by Linda O’Day Young.This week: Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 1:00 and 5:00. Continues through May 20. RLT, Raleigh.

Vita and Virginia – An exploration of the friendship between Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West told through their letters, as adapted by Eileen Atkins. Directed by Tom Marriott. This week only: Saturday 8:00, Sunday 4:00. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.

Wicked – It’s not easy being green. The take-no-prisoners musical returns to Durham for another 4-week run. This week: Wednesday 7:30, Thursday 2:00 and 7:30, Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 1:00 and 6:30. Continues through May 27. DPAC, Durham.

The Wind in the Willows – NRACT presents Liz Peterson’s musical adaptation of the Kenneth Grahame children’s book. Directed by Sheila Outhwaite. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through May 20. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.

For Lucy – A young girl befriends a moss-covered monster in a children’s play by David Rabinowitz. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.

Henceforward… – The Future: Robots! Street gangs! Gender switching! Dysfunctional families! A 1987 satire by the scarily prolific Alan Ayckbourn, presented by Deep Dish Theater. Directed by Paul Frellick. This week: Wednesday and Thursday 7:30, Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through May 19. Deep Dish Theater, Chapel Hill.

Jude the Obscure, Parts 1 and 2 – Two star-crossed lovers defy social norms in Burning Coal’s original two-part musical adaptation of the 1895 Thomas Hardy novel. Adaptated by Ian Finley, Jerome Davis, and Bruce Benedict. Directed by Jerome Davis. Presented in rolling repertory. This week: Part 1: Thursday 7:30, Saturday 2:00. Part 2: Friday and Saturday 7:30. Closes Saturday.

Little Shop of Horrors – 1982 musical by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, adapted from the 1960 Roger Corman film. Presented by Temple Theatre. Director not listed. This week: Thursday 2:00 and 7:00, Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through May 13. Temple Theatre, Sanford.

The Rainmaker – A spinster crosses paths with a confidence man in N. Richard Nash’s 1954 play. Presented by Cary Players. Directed by Staci Sabarsky. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Cary Arts Center.

A Taste of Honey – Shelagh Delaney’s 1958 British working class drama, presented by Ghost and Spice Productions. Directed by Jeffrey Alguire. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00. Closes Saturday. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.

What Every Girl Should Know – Four Catholic suffragettes in turn-of-the-century New York adopt birth control pioneer Margaret Sanger as their patron saint, in a new play by Monica Byrne, presented by Little Green Pig. Directed by Lucius Robinson. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 8:00. Closes Saturday. Cordoba Center for the Arts (behind Golden Belt), Durham. NOTE: All remaining shows sold out; waiting list starts at 7:15 each night.

Manbites Dog Theater in association with Cary Arts Center holds general auditions for area actors on May 5 (Manbites Dog in Durham) and May 12 (Cary Arts Center). More info.

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