Theater Week – Morning in America

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A listing of Triangle theater performances
through November 10, 2014

OPENING:
Betrayed – Iraqis working as translators for America’s diplomats and military face an uncertain future as the U.S. occupation winds down. Staged reading from the 2008 play by George Packer (based on his 2007 New Yorker article). Presented by the Forum for Scholars and Publics at Duke. One night: Monday 6:00. Nasher Museum Auditorium, Duke West Campus, Durham.
sites.duke.edu/scholarsandpublics

King of the Yees – A new play by Lauren Yee about family, Chinese-American culture, and about the communities we choose and those we inherit. Presented by The Process Series. This week only: Thursday and Friday 8:00, Studio 6, Swain Hall, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
processseries.wagonwheelarts.com
 
 
ONGOING:
Into the Woods – A revisionist take on classic fairy tales. PlayMakers presents the 1986 Stephen Sondheim/James Lapine musical in rolling repertory with A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Directed by Joseph Haj. This week: Tuesday and Friday 7:30, Saturday 2:00. Continues through December 6. Paul Green Theatre, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
playmakersrep.org

The Landing – Three stories of love and loss, with a touch of fantasy. Deep Dish Theater presents the 2013 John Kander/Greg Pierce musical. Directed by Paul Frellick; musical direction by Glenn Mehrbach. This week: Wednesday and Thursday 7:30, Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through November 22. Common Ground, University Mall, Chapel Hill.
deepdishtheater.org

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Mismatched lovers, a moonlit forest, and a mischievous fairy? Must be Shakespeare. In rolling repertory with Into the Woods? Must be PlayMakers Rep. Directed by Shana Cooper. This week: Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday 7:30; Sunday 2:00. Continues through December 7. Paul Green Theatre, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
playmakersrep.org

Mirandy and Brother Wind – Mirandy, a young girl from a small Southern community, is determined to catch Brother Wind in order to win a cakewalk contest. Raleigh Little Theatre Youth Series presents the 2011 Michael J. Bobbitt and John L. Cornelius musical adaptation of Patricia C. McKissack’s 1988 book. Directed by Linda O’Day Young. This week: Thursday and Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 1:00 and 5:00. Continues through November 16. Gaddy-Goodwin Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org
 

IMPROV:
Improv Weekend:
All shows at Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
Improv Percolator – Featuring long- and short-form performances by Improv Evolution, Skibbereen, and Transactors. Thursday 8:00.
Holidays – Third Date presents a long-form performance about spending time with others during the holidays. Special opening act: The Bouncing Bulldogs competitive jump rope team. Friday 8:00.
The Anti-Social Network – Fatmouth Improv presents an evening about these crazy kids and grown-ups today doing their twitter and their facebooks and what not. Saturday 8:00.
cgtheatre.com
 

* – 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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