Theater Week – What Train I’m On


Slow Down Freight Train (1946), Rose Piper. Ackland Art Museum.

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through January 12, 2015

Freight: The Five Incarnations of Abel Green – An African American man struggles to survive at various points in America’s history. World premiere of Howard L. Craft’s new play, featuring J. Alphonse Nicholson, directed by Joseph Megel. Presented by Streetsigns Center for Literature and Performance. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through January 24. Swain Hall Studio Six, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.

Habitus – New Triangle performance company VECTOR explores intersecting arenas of anger, education, and identity in an interactive, installation/performance. Created by choreographer Leah Wilks and visual artist Jon Haas. This week: Thursday-Saturday at 7:00, 8:00, 9:00. Continues through January 17. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.

* Love and Information – Caryl Churchill’s 2012 fragmented take on modern life, presented by The Delta Boys. This week only: Thursday-Sunday 8:00. Closes Sunday. The Carack, Durham.

Sorrow’s End – Owl Tree Theater presents a new play by Nathaniel Lachenmeyer. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through January 17. Cary Arts Center.

Wicked – Touring production of the revisionist Oz musical returns to DPAC for a three-week run. This week: Wednesday 7:30, Thursday 2:00 and 7:30, Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 1:00 and 6:30. Continues through January 25. DPAC, Durham.

* Wrestling Jerusalem – One-man show written and performed by Aaron Davidman, exploring the ongoing Palestinian/Israeli conflict and its affect on identity, social justice and history. Directed by Michael John Garcés. Presented by PRC Second Stage. This week only: Wednesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Closes Sunday. (Note: no online sales; phone or box office only.) Playmakers Rep, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.

The Caretaker – South Stream Productions presents Harold Pinter’s 1960 breakthrough play, directed by Jaybird O’Berski. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through January 18. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.

* – 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 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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