A listing of Triangle theater performances
through June 11, 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.
Agate Hill to Appomattox – New one-woman show by Barbara Bates-Smith, set in the Civil War, based on works by Lee Smith, Ron Rash, and Allan Gurganus. Musical accompaniment by Jeff Sebens. This week only: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Deep Dish Theater, University Mall, Chapel Hill.
The Boy Friend – RLT presents Sandy Wilson’s 1953 spoof of 1920’s musicals. Directed by Haskell Fitz-Simons. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through June 24. Sutton Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof – Let the mendacity commence. The second recent production, this time by Theatre in the Park, of Tennessee Williams’ 1955 drama about a Southern family with issues. Directed by Ira David Wood IV. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Theatre in the Park, Raleigh.
Let Them Be Heard – An original production by Bare Theatre, telling stories of enslaved people before and during the Civil War, adapted from the WPA’s Slave Narrative oral histories recorded in the 1930’s. Written and directed by G. Todd Buker. Presented in walking tours one night only: Saturday 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 8:30. Historic Stagville, Old Oxford Highway, Durham.
Light on the Horizon – Justice Theater Project presents a new play about the people affected by the Gulf oil spill. Written and directed by Deb Royals. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through June 24. Clare Hall, St. Francis of Assisi, Leesville Road, Raleigh.
On Deck – Transactors Experimental Theatre presents an evening of improv that uses physical location to influence the characters actions. One show: Friday 8:00. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
West Side Story – Touring production of the 1957 musical based on the recent Broadway revival. This week only: Tuesday-Thursday 7:30, Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 1:00 and 6:30. DPAC, Durham.
Between the Bells – Production postponed until November 2012. (Website not yet updated.) durhamfamilytheatre.wordpress.com
Fallen Angels – University Theatre leads off its 3-show rotating rep summer TheatreFest with Noël Coward’s 1925 comedy (see also Lettice and Lovage). Directed by Rachel Klem. This week: Thursday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. 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: Wednesday-Saturday 8:15. Closes Saturday. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.
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: Wednesday and Friday-Sunday 7:30. Continues through June 17. Kennedy-McIlwee Theatre, Thompson Hall, NC State Campus, Raleigh.
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.
Deep Dish Theater holds auditions for its 2012-13 Season, Saturday 10:00, Sunday 5:00, and Monday 6:00, by appointment. Deep Dish Theater, University Mall, Chapel Hill.
Please contact us with any corrections or omissions.
For a more complete listing of area events,
we recommend the arts calendar at Indyweek.com.