Theater Week – End of May

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through June 4, 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.

Between the Bells – A play about high school and how to survive it. Written and directed by Jennifer Justice, presented by Durham Family Theatre. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00. Continues through June 9. St. Joseph’s/Hayti Heritage Center, Durham.

H.I.S. Thoughts: A Tribute to Keenan Gorham – Black Poetry Theatre presents a dramatic reading based on the poetry of the late Keenan Gorham. One performance: Saturday 7:00. Common ground Theatre, Durham.

KidsWrite Performance Festival – Burning Coal’s annual festival of plays written by students from the 6th to 12th grade. Directed by Jerome Davis and Adam Sullivan. This week only: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Burning Coal/The Murphey School, Raleigh.

Lettice and Lovage – Peter Shaffer’s 1987 comedy about an over imaginative British tour guide, presented in rotating rep as part of University Theatre’s 3-show summer TheatreFest (see also Fallen Angels). Directed by John McIlwee. This week: Thursday and Friday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Kennedy-McIlwee Theatre, Thompson Hall, NC State Campus, Raleigh.

Fallen Angels – University Theatre leads off its 3-show summer TheatreFest with Noël Coward’s 1925 comedy (see also Lettice and Lovage). Directed by Rachel Klem. This week: Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday 7:30. 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, Sunday 3:15. Continues through June 9. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.

Clayton Youth Theater will audition 7th to 12th grade-age actors for its July production of Hairspray. Friday 6:00, Saturday 10:00 a.m. Clayton Center, Clayton. [Note: The CYT website has problems displaying in a Firefox browser; try Chrome or Explorer instead.]

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