Theater Week – June Moon

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Full Moon from International Space Station. Photo: Chris Hadfield

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through June 16, 2014

OPENING:
Bully Boy – In Sandi Toksvig’s 2011 drama, a disabled veteran of the Falkland War is assigned to investigate military misconduct in a Middle East combat zone, and uncovers some disturbing truths. Directed by Kari Barclay. Presented by Common Wealth Endeavors. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through June 28. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.com

Grey Gardens – A mother and daughter – one-time socialites – become reclusive eccentrics, in the 2006 musical by Doug Wright, Scott Frankel, and Michael Korie, adapted from Albert and David Maysles’ 1975 documentary. Presented by Justice Theater Project; directed by Jerry Sipp, music Direction by Michael Santangelo. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through June 29. Clare Hall, St. Francis Church, Raleigh.
thejusticetheaterproject.org

The Sum of Us – David Stevens’ 1990 comedy/drama about a widowed father playing matchmaker for his gay son. Presented by Honest Pint Theatre. No director listed. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through June 29. NRACT Theatre, Raleigh.
honestpinttheatre.org

DANCE/THEATER:
* Undone – A series of original dance-theater scenes exploring race, power, and identity, directed by Nicola Bullock. This week only: Thursday-Saturday 8:00.
305 S Dillard Street, Durham.
undonedurham.com

FILM:
* Strange Beauty Film Festival – Annual festival of short films of an odd and lovely disposition. Presented by SPENDY Productions. This week only: Thursday and Friday 8:15, Saturday 2:00 and 8:15. Manbites Dog, Durham.
strangebeauty.org

ONGOING:
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: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through June 22. Sutton Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

* 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 and Friday 7:30. Closes Friday. Titmus Theatre, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
ncsu.edu

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 Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Continues through June 22. Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
ncsu.edu

* – Concludes this 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.

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