Theater Week – Nerds

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through January 21, 2013

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.


Nerds – This bio-musical about Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, by Hal Goldberg, Jordan Allen-Dutton, and Erik Weiner has been hoping for a Broadway run since 2005. Maybe this year’s the charm. In the meantime, catch the road tryout in Raleigh, hosted by NC Theatre. Directed by Marc Bruni. This week: Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Continues through February 3. PEC, Raleigh.

* A Queer Kiss – The relationship between two adolescent boys causes fallout for their families in Joel Drake Johnson’s play, presented by Deep Dish Theater’s New Play Workshop. Directed by Paul Frellick. This week only: Wednesday and Thursday 7:30, Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Deep Dish Theater, University Mall, Chapel Hill.

The Screwtape Letters – A demon attempts to lure a man to the dark side in Max McLean and Jeffrey Fiske’s 2006 adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ satirical Christian novel. Touring production presented by Fellowship for the Performing Arts. Directed by Max McLean. Two shows only: Saturday 4:00 and 8:00. DPAC, Durham.

Tuna Does Vegas – Towne Players of Garner present Joe Sears, Jaston Williams and Ed Howard’s 2008 comedy, the fourth play in their Greater Tuna franchise. This time, the residents of the third smallest town in Texas head for Sin City, where quick-change hilarity ensues. Directed by Beth Honeycutt. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00. Continues through January 26. Garner Performing Arts Center, Garner.


* Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue – A Puerto Rican Iraq war vet comes home in the 2007 play by Quiara Alegría Hudes. Presented by Josh Benjamin Productions and directed by Josh Benjamin as part of Burning Coal’s Second Stage series. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Burning Coal Theatre, Murphey School, Raleigh.

* No Shame Theatre – Monthly open performance venue for original, short form theater. One night only: Sunday 7:00 (sign-up to perform: 6:00). The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.


NRACT holds auditions for its March musical The Last Five Years, Monday and Tuesday January 14 and 15, 7:30. NRACT, Leadmine Road, Raleigh. More info.

* = Final week

Please contact us with any corrections or omissions.
For a more complete listing of area events,
we recommend the arts calendar at


Comments are closed.

%d bloggers like this: