A listing of Triangle theater performances
through August 19, 2013
What Every Girl Should Know – In 1914, four girls in a Catholic reformatory adopt birth-control advocate Margaret Sanger as their patron saint. Monica Byrne’s play, which premiered to sold-out houses in Durham in 2012, gets wider exposure with a slot in FringeNYC. Produced by The Order of St. Margaret Sanger. Directed by Jaki Bradley. This week: Thursday 2:00, Sunday noon. Continues through August 24. Robert Moss Theater, 440 Studios, Lafayette Street, New York.
* Bully Boy – A Falkland War veteran investigates possible misconduct by soldiers in an elite anti-insurgency unit. A rehearsed reading, in aid of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America. Featuring Gregor Mcelvogue and Lucius Robinson; directed by Joseph Megel. Presented by Common Wealth Endeavors and The Delta Boys Theatre Company. This week only: Friday and Saturday 8:00. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
Invisible Earth – Paperhand Puppet Intervention returns with its annual family friendly end-of-summer outdoor extravaganza, this time “a paradoxical pageant of hope, impending doom and planetary possibilities” featuring masks, stilt walkers, and a puppetized cast of goats, chickens, pigs and trilobites. Original music composed by Ari Picker (of Lost in the Trees). This week: Friday-Sunday 7:00 (pre-show at 6:20). Continues through September 8, Forest Theatre, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill. (Plus September 13-15 performances at the NC Museum of Art, 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.