Theater Week – Four Legs=DoublePlusGood, Two Legs=Ungood


A listing of Triangle theater performances
through July 22, 2013

Animal Farm – Stage version of George Orwell’s political parable, presented by Raleigh Little Theatre’s Teens on Stage Program. Directed by Linda O’Day Young. This week: Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 1:00 and 5:00. Continues through July 28. RLT, Raleigh.

* Finding My Voice – A solo performance about loss, disillusionment and healing by Lee Galbreath. Plus curtain-raiser featuring character monologues and stories by Dan Sipp. This week only: Friday and Saturday 8:00. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.

* Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street – At least the meat pies are free range. Playmakers’ Summer Youth Conservatory presents the 1979 Stephen Sondheim/Hugh Wheeler musical. Directed by Tom Quaintance. This week only: Wednesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Kenan Theatre, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.

* Altar Boyz – Stealth touring production of the 2004 musical comedy about a Christian boy band. Directed by Carlos Encinias. Presented by NC Theatre. This week: Tuesday-Friday 7:30. Saturday and Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Closes Sunday. Fletcher Theater, PEC, Raleigh.

* The Fox on the Fairway – A golf trophy grudge match between two stuffy (and we’re guessing restricted) country clubs generates all sorts of 1930’s-style comic shenanigans and hijinks in Ken Ludwig’s 2010 farce. Presented by Theatre Raleigh’s Hot Summer Nights Series. Directed by Michael Marotta. This week: Wednesday-Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Kennedy Theater, DECPA, Raleigh.

Hamlet / Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead – A shared cast presents the Shakespeare tragedy and Tom Stoppard’s meta-comic take on same in rotating rep. Presented by Little Independent Theatre. Directed by Julya M Mirro. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern performances this week: Wednesday-Saturday 7:30. (NOTE: This week’s performances of Hamlet have been cancelled.) Closes Saturday. The Murphey School, Raleigh.

10 by 10 in the Triangle – Annual festival of ten-minute plays, presented by The ArtsCenter. Various directors. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.

* = 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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