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A listing of Triangle theater performances
through June 9, 2014
PICK OF THE WEEK:
Moving Pieces – An interactive multi-venue moving play performed at various indoor and outdoor sites in Raleigh’s warehouse district. Wear comfy walking shoes. Presented by Seed Art Share. Written by Logan Sutton, conceived and directed by Sue Scarborough. This Friday: 2 performances at 6:30 and 8:30. Continues each First Friday through August. Begins upstairs at Cafe De Los Muertos, 300 West Hargett Street, Raleigh.
Blithe Spirit – A man is haunted by the ghost of his first wife in Noël Coward’s 1941 comedy. Directed by Tony Lea. Presented by Raleigh Little Theatre. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through June 22. Sutton Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
* Etty – One person’s experience of the Holocaust, based on the diaries of Esther Hillesum. Adapted and performed by Susan Stein, directed by Austin Pendleton. This week only: Thursday 7:30, Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Deep Dish Theater, University Mall, Chapel Hill.
Walking Across Egypt – A feisty senior citizen forges an unlikely friendship with a teenager. Adapted from the Clyde Edgerton novel by Catherine Bush, directed by Rachel Klem. Presented by University Theatre’s TheatreFest in rotating repertory. Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre. This week: Thursday and Friday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through June 29. Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
* Blood Done Sign My Name – Mike Wiley’s one man show about a 1970 racial murder in Oxford, North Carolina. Based on the book by Tim Tyson. Presented by Theatre Raleigh. This week: Wednesday-Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Kennedy Theatre, DECPA, Raleigh.
* Tarantino’s Yellow Speedo – International athletes in the Olympic Village work to bring down the nation-state with sex as the weapon of choice. It’s the world premiere of a new comedy by Monica Byrne, directed by Jay O’Berski, and presented by Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:15. Closes Saturday. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.
There Goes the Bride – A 1975 comedy about a man who experiences a possible concussion on the day of his daughter’s wedding, which conjures up an invisible Roaring Twenties flapper with the hots for him, causing complications and hilarity to ensue. Yeah, just go with it. University Theatre’s TheatreFest presents the Ray Cooney/John Chapman farce in rotating repertory. Directed by Allison Bergman. This week: Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday 7:30. Continues through June 13. Titmus Theatre, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
* No Shame Theatre – Monthly open performance venue for original, short form theater and performance. One night only: Saturday 8:00 (sign-up to perform: 7:00). The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.
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.