A listing of Triangle theater performances
through June 24, 2013
Black Coffee – Agatha Christie’s 1930 play features a murdered physicist, assorted suspects gathered at a British country estate, and the (suspiciously timely) arrival of detective Hercule Poirot (David Ring!) to find the real killer. Directed by John McIlwee. Presented in rotating rep as part of University Theatre’s notably high body count TheatreFest. (See also Murder at the Howard Johnson’s.) This week: Thursday and Friday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through June 30. Titmus Theatre, Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
God of Carnage – Yasmina Reza’s 2006 satire about rich white people behaving badly. (Trigger warning: onstage vomiting.) Presented by Theatre Raleigh’s Hot Summer Nights series. Directed by Richard Roland. This week: Wednesday-Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through June 30. Kennedy Theater, DECPA, Raleigh.
[title of show] – Hunter Bell and Tyler Bowen’s 2004 meta-meta-musical about two guys writing a musical about two guys writing a musical. Presented by NRACT Summer Series in partnership with Equality NC. Directed by David Henderson; musical director Michael Santangelo. This week: Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through June 30. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
Fuddy Meers – Theatre in the Park presents David Lindsay-Abaire’s 1999 comedy about a woman with serial amnesia. Directed by Jesse Gephart. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through June 30. TIP, Raleigh.
* Murder at the Howard Johnson’s – A wife and her lover plot to murder her husband, but things don’t go according to plan in Ron Clark and Sam Bobrick’s 1979 suspense farce. Directed by Rachel Klem. Presented in rotating rep as part of University Theatre’s TheatreFest. (See also Black Coffee.) This week: Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday 7:30. Closes Sunday. Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre, Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
* Once on This Island – Two star-crossed lovers defy the gods in Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty’s 1990 musical. Directed by L.D. Burris. Presented by Raleigh Little Theatre. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. RLT, Raleigh.
Ragtime – The story of three families in turn-of-the-century New York. Justice Theater Project presents the 1998 musical adaptation of E. L. Doctorow’s 1975 novel. Directed by Deb Royals; music direction by Carolyn Colquitt. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through June 30. Clare Hall, St. Francis, Leesville Road, 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 Indyweek.com. 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.