Theater Week – I Could Make You Fly Away

Satan’s parakeet. Photo by Frank Marenda

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through May 27, 2013

The Comedy of Errors – Shakespeare’s comedy of mistaken identity set in the world of the circus, and performed on Raleigh Little Theatre’s outdoor stage. Co-produced by RLT, Bare Theatre, and Cirque de Vol Studios. Directed by G. Todd Buker. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00. Continues through June 1. Stephenson Amphitheatre, RLT, Raleigh.

* KidsWrite Performance Festival – Sixth annual festival of new plays by 6th-12th grade student playwrights. Presented by Burning Coal Theatre. Directed by Zia Affronti Morter and Jerome Davis. This week only: Friday 7:30, Saturday 2:00 and 7:30. The Murphey School, Raleigh.

* Language of Angels – A haunting tale, set in the mountains of North Carolina, about a girl’s disappearance and its effect on those who know her. One Song Productions presents Naomi Iizuka’s 2000 play. Directed by Nell Ovitt. This week only: Thursday-Saturday 7:30. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.

* The Homosexuals – Newly arrived in the city, a young gay man finds a supportive group of friends, in the 2011 comedy by Philip Dawkins. Presented by Manbites Dog. Directed by Jeff Storer. Extended performances this week: Friday and Saturday 8:15. Meet the playwright Friday night (see Special Events). Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.

* Meet the Playwright – Chicago playwright Philip Dawkins will be in attendance for the Friday performance of his play The Homosexuals, and participate in a post-show discussion with director Jeff Storer. Friday 10:30. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.

* = 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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