Theater Week – We Still Dance on Whirling Stages

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through May 6, 2013

The Brementown Musicians – Raleigh Little Theatre presents a musical adaptation of the Brothers Grimm tale by Allison Gregory and Hummie Mann. Directed by Kathleen Rudolph. This week: Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 1:00 and 5:00. Continues through May 19. RLT, Raleigh.

The Homosexuals – A young man, newly arrived in the city, finds a supportive group of friends, in the 2011 comedy by Philip Dawkins. Presented by Manbites Dog. Directed by Jeff Storer. This week: Thursday-Saturday. Continues through May 18. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.

* Priscilla Queen of the Desert – Touring production of Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott’s 2006 jukebox musical, based on the 1994 movie, about a drag show performing in the Australian outback. This week only: Tuesday-Thursday 7:30, Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 1:00 and 6:30. Closes Sunday. DPAC, Durham.

The Wooster Group’s Diary of Anne Frank – Little Green Pig premieres a reconstruction/deconstruction of a legendary “lost production” by the groundbreaking New York experimental theater company The Wooster Group. Directed by Jay O’Berski. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00. Continues through May 18. The Shadowbox, Durham.

The Cripple of Inishmaan – Inhabitants of a small Irish island find their lives disrupted by the arrival of a Hollywood film crew, in Martin McDonagh’s 1996 dark comedy. Presented by Deep Dish Theater. Directed by Tom Marriott. This week: Wednesday and Thursday 7:30, Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through May 18. Deep Dish Theater, University Mall, Chapel Hill.

The Elves and the Shoemaker – Karen Boettcher-Tate and Bill Francoeur’s family-friendly musical adaptation of the fairy tale, presented by North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre. Directed by Sheila Outhwaite. This week: Friday 7:00, Saturday and Sunday 3:00. Continues through May 12. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.

* The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee – Theatre Raleigh presents the 2005 William Finn/Rachel Sheinkin musical comedy. Director not listed. This week: Wednesday-Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 3:00 and 7:00. Closes Sunday. Kennedy Theatre, DEC, Raleigh.

* = Final week

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


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