Theater Week – “You Kids Get Off My Lawn!”

Jesse Helms gravesite, Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh.
Photo: Cherie Atkinson Clark via

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through May 21, 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.

Fatmouth Improv – Evening of short and long form improv. One performance: Saturday 8:00. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.

Oakwood Unplugged – Burning Coal’s History Play series presents its site-specific celebration of Raleigh’s musical past. Written by Ian Finley and Rebecca Wyrick, directed by Jonathan McCarter. This week only: Friday and Saturday 6:30, Sunday 2:00. Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh.

Perseus Bayou – Mary Hall Surface and David Maddox’s retelling of the story of Perseus, presented by Applause! Cary Youth Theatre. This week only: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Cary Arts Center.

The Professors – Season finale of Transactors’ improvised town and gown serial drama. One performance: Friday 8:00. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.

Who Do You think You Are – When studying the mind, does the mind study you? As part of SITI Company’s residency with Playmakers, UNC’s Process Series presents a free workshop presentation of the company’s 2008 work about identity, emotion, and neuroscience. One performance: Friday 7:30. Frey Rehearsal Hall, Center for Dramatic Art, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.

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 1:00 and 5:00, Sunday 1:00. Closes Sunday. 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. Closes Sunday. Burning Coal/Murphey School, 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. Closes Saturday. Deep Dish Theater, Chapel Hill.

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.

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. Closes Sunday. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.

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