Theater Week – Wedding Bell Blues

Photo: Ron Ranew

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through May 14, 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.

8 – One last reprise reading of Dustin Lance Black’s play based on the court fight against California’s anti-gay-marriage Proposition 8. Presented by Raleigh Little Theatre, PlayMakers Repertory Company and UNC Dept of Dramatic Art. One show: Tuesday 12:30 p.m. RLT, Raleigh.

for colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf – SheCow Productions presents Ntozake Shange’s 1975 choreopoem as part of Burning Coal’s Second Stage Series. Directed by Karen Dacons-Brock. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through May 20. Burning Coal/Murphey School, Raleigh.

Pan XII – An evening of performance art, presented by VeryNormal Productions. One show: Friday 8:00. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.

SPIT: So Much More Than Words – Dramatic reading of a new play by S.M. Micko about a poetry slam team trying to win a national competition. Opening performance by the playwright, plus a post-show Q&A. Presented by Black Poetry Theatre. One show: Saturday 5:00. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.

TAFFY – A family-friendly improv show, presented by Transactors. One show: Saturday 11:00 a.m. 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.

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.

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. Closes Sunday. Temple Theatre, Sanford.

Wicked – It’s not easy being green. The take-no-prisoners musical returns to Durham for another 4-week run. This week: Tuesday-Thursday 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.

Cary Arts Center in association with Manbites Dog Theater holds general auditions for area actors on May 12 at 10:00 a.m. at the Cary Arts Center. All slots filled, get info about walk-ins.

Ghost & Spice Productions is looking for a young actor to play the role of Harold in its September production of Harold and Maude. Auditions Saturday 1:00 at Common Ground Theatre, Durham. More info: (919) 698-3870.

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