A listing of Triangle theater performances
through September 9, 2013
Art – Yasmina Reza’s 1994 comedy about three men whose divergent opinions on an expensive painting strain their friendship. Presented by Raleigh Little Theatre. Directed by Jesse R. Gephart. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through September 29. RLT, Raleigh.
* Blue Man Group – The 26-year-old performance art franchise returns to Durham. This week only: Thursday 7:30, Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 1:00 and 6:30. DPAC, Durham.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – Dale Wasserman’s 1963 stage adaptation of the Ken Kesey novel, presented by Justice Theater Project. Directed by Jeremy Fiebig. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through September 22. Clare Hall, St. Francis, Raleigh.
Our Town – An all-Black cast performs Thornton Wilder’s 1938 masterwork: a meditation on community, love, death, and eternity. Directed by Jay O’Berski; musical direction by Justin Robinson. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 8:00. Continues through September 21. Trotter Building (410 West Geer St.), Durham.
* Portraits: He Said… She Said… – Robert Siegel’s play consisting of 26 diverse monologues about men and women. This week only: Friday and Saturday 8:00. The Carrack, 111 West Parrish Street, Durham.
* Surviving Twin – Singer/songwriter Loudon Wainwright III in an original solo show about fatherhood. This week only: Wednesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Kenan Theatre, PRC, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
Good People – David Lindsay-Abaire’s 2011 play about an unemployed woman seeking help from a former boyfriend. Directed by Tony Lea. Presented by Deep Dish Theater. This week: Wednesday and Thursday 7:30, Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through September 14. Deep Dish Theater, University Mall, Chapel Hill.
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 and Saturday 7:00, Sunday at 3:00 and 7:00 (pre-shows at 6:20). Continues through September 8 at Forest Theatre, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill. (Plus September 13-15 performances at the NC Museum of Art, Raleigh).
* A Steady Rain – Two Chicago cops have to deal with the consequences of a fatal mistake in Keith Huff’s 2011 drama. Directed by C. Glen Matthews. Presented by Honest Pint Theatre Company. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
Storybook Theater holds auditions for its December production of Frosty the Snowman. Adult roles: Friday 5:30, Raleigh Convention Center. Children’s roles: Saturday 10:00, Marbles Kids Museum, Raleigh.
Walltown Children’s Theatre holds auditions for children and adult actors for its December production of Indigo Blue. Friday 6:30, Saturday 2:00. Walltown Children’s Theatre, 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 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.