Theater Week – Hair


A listing of Triangle theater performances
through January 20, 2014

* Debris – Developmental workshop production of a one-woman show by Katja Hill about her relationship with her mother and a trip they took to Finland, her mother’s homeland. Presented by Deep Dish Theater. This week only: Wednesday and Thursday 7:30, Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Deep Dish Theater, University Mall, Chapel Hill.

The Divine Sister – Charles Busch’s 2010 comic mashup of every nun movie you’ve ever seen. Directed by Rod Rich. Presented by Actors Comedy Lab and Raleigh Little Theatre. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through February 2. RLT, Raleigh.

I Love My Hair When It’s Good: & Then Again When It Looks Defiant and Impressive – Two cousins grow up in a family of strong African American women. Created and directed by Chaunesti Webb. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:15, Sunday 2:00. Continues through February 1. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.

* Ridin Wit’ Joe Crack – Otis “Vegas Don” Lyons’ anti-drug musical returns. Presented by Campaign4Change. One show only: Saturday 9:00. Carolina Theatre, Durham.

* Rwanda – Staged reading of a new play by Steve Gallagher, about the Rwandan genocide. Directed by Ken Wolpert. Presented by Almost Ready: A Series of Plays by NC Writers. One show only: Sunday 3:00. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.

* The Tramp’s New World – In 1949, the writer James Agee is having difficulty with a screenplay for Charlie Chaplin about The Little Tramp as the only survivor of an atomic war. A workshop production presented by StreetSigns’ New Works Initiative Series. Adapted by Robert Jansen from Agee’s unproduced screenplay. Directed by Joseph Megel. One show only: Sunday 3:00. Chapin Auditorium, Galloway Ridge, Pittsboro.


* The Electric Baby – A magical baby brings together a group of people beset by tragedy. Stefanie Zadravec’s 2009 play is directed by Josh Benjamin, and Presented by Josh Benjamin Productions and Burning Coal’s Second Stage series. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Burning Coal Theatre at the Murphey School.

The Pelican – In a time of war, a man has a crisis of conscience, in a new play written and directed by Jesse A. Lowe. Presented by Owl Tree Theatre for the People. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00. Continues through January 25. The Green Monkey, Royal Mart, Hillsborough Street, Raleigh.

* Seascape – Two couples – one a pair of aquatic lizards – meet on a beach, in Edward Albee’s 1975 absurdist comedy. Directed by Brook North. Presented by South Stream Productions. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.

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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