Theater Week – Yum!

Yum (M Series). Photo: Ed Hunt

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through July 30, 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.

Dames at Sea – Second local production in less than a month for this 1966 pastiche of 1930′s Busby Berkeley movie musicals, this time presented by Orange Community Players. This week only: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Orange High School, Hillsborough.

Hairspray – John Waters opines on the state of racial relations in early 1960’s America as one of his least depraved movies is transformed into a wholesome and uplifting stage musical. Presented by Clayton Youth Theatre. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30. Continues through August 4. The Clayton Center, Clayton.

Race – Another voice heard from. David Mamet opines on the current state of American racial relations, in this satire set in a multi-racial law firm. Presented by Hot Summer Nights at the Kennedy and Theatre Raleigh. Neither director nor cast listed on the website, but presumably there are some talented folks involved. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through August 6. Kennedy Theater, PEC, Raleigh.

Durang, Durang – An evening of short comedies by the eponymous Christopher, Christopher. Presented by Bare Theatre. Directed by Olivia Griego. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.

Torry Bend is still looking for talented puppeteers or actor/dancers with interest in puppeteering, for a fall remount and potential 2013 tour of her 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.

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