Theater Week – Struts and Frets

Leafhopper Strut (monitor screen with leafhopper, Cicadellidae upstagerus)

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through June 18, 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.

Boeing-Boeing – Marc Camoletti’s 1958 French sex farce, presented by Hot Summer Nights at the Kennedy and Theatre Raleigh. Directed by Jessica Bogart. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through June 24. Kennedy Theatre, PEC, Raleigh.

The Invitation – Transactors performs a two-act long-form improv evening. One show only: Saturday 8:00. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.

The Sunshine Boys – Neil Simon’s 1972 comedy about two elderly vaudevillians, presented in rotating rep as part of University Theatre’s 3-show TheatreFest (see also Lettice and Lovage). Directed by Allison Bergman. This week: Thursday, Friday, and Sunday 7:30. Continues through June 24. Titmus Theatre, Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.

The Boy Friend – RLT presents Sandy Wilson’s 1953 spoof of 1920’s musicals. Directed by Haskell Fitz-Simons. This week: Thursday-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 Triangle 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: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through June 24. Theatre in the Park, Raleigh.

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.

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 TheatreFest (see also The Sunshine Boys). Directed by John McIlwee. This week: Wednesday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Kennedy-McIlwee Theatre, Thompson Hall, NC State Campus, Raleigh.

Torry Bend is looking for 5 talented puppeteers or actor/dancers with interest in puppeteering, for a fall remount and potential 2013 tour of her 2011 show, The Paper Hat Game. Performers must be able to travel. For more information, or to schedule an audition, contact her at torrybend at or by phone: 510-414-2944.

All American City Actors – A Fayetteville acting troupe looking for new members will be holding open auditions in a couple of weeks. More information and contact info on their Facebook page.


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