A listing of Triangle theater performances
through May 28, 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.
Bad Luck: Baudelaire in a Box Episode 4 – Chicago’s Theater Oobleck presents twelve cantastoria based on the poetry of Charles Baudelaire. Their stellar local pick-up musicians include New Town Drunks, Curtis Eller, Dexter Romweber, and JKutchma. It’s the latest installment of Dave Buchen and composer Chris Schoen’s years-in-the-making adaptation of Les Fleurs du Mal. Listen to Episode One, The Wine Cycle, here. Three performances/multiple venues: Friday at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro, 8:30; Saturday at The Pinhook in Durham, 9:00; Sunday at The Pourhouse in Raleigh 8:00.
Ballot Box Blues – An evening of short plays, including a time-traveling Mark Twain, a wascally pwesidential wabbit, and meta-theatrical meta-sexuality, presented by Playwrights Roundtable. Playwrights include: Mark Cornell, Debra Kaufman, John Paul Middlesworth, Ken Wolpert, Annie Taft, and Paul Newell. One performance: Saturday May 26, 8:00. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof – Cat fight! Youth-run theater One Song presents the 1955 Tennessee Williams drama, the first of two productions by area companies scheduled over the next month. (Theatre in the Park opens its version in June.) Directed by Kim Rubish. This week only: Thursday-Saturday 7:30. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
Fallen Angels – University Theatre leads off its 3-show summer TheatreFest with Noël Coward’s 1925 comedy, Fallen Angels. Directed by Rachel Klem. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues in rotating rep through June 10. Titmus Theatre, Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
In on It – Two men struggle to create a play, in Daniel MacIvor’s meta-theatrical 2000 dram-com. Presented by Manbites Dog. Directed by Dana Marks. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:15. Continues through June 9. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.
No Shame Theatre – Monthly open performance venue for original, short form theater. Saturday 10:00 p.m. (Sign-up to perform: 9:00). The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.
Wicked – It’s the final week for the jolly green musical’s month-long Durham 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.
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For a more complete listing of area events,
we recommend the arts calendar at Indyweek.com.