A listing of Triangle theater performances
through March 2, 2015
An Enemy of the People – Playmakers Rep presents Arthur Miller’s 1950 adaptation of Ibsen’s 1882 drama. A doctor discovers an environmental threat to his town, and battles to expose it despite opposition from businessmen, politicians, the press, and his neighbors. The past may be another country, but it sure looks a lot like this one. Directed by Tom Quaintance. This week: Wednesday show cancelled. Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through March 15. Paul Green Theatre, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
* Anatomy of Gray – In 1880, a small Indiana town welcomes a mysterious doctor who shows an unusual gift for healing. Clayton Youth Theater presents Jim Leonard’s “children’s story for adults”. This week only: Thursday-Saturday 7:30.
Journey’s End – In the trenches in 1918, British Infantry officers await a German attack. Deep Dish Theater presents R. C. Sherriff’s 1928 drama. Directed by Karen O’Brien. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through March 21. Deep Dish Theater, University Mall, Chapel Hill.
* The Secret Garden – Applause! Clayton Youth Theatre presents Tim Kelly’s stage adaptation of the 1911 novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. This week only: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Cary Arts Center.
* The Tempest and Wuthering Heights – New York company Aquila Theatre presents the Shakespeare tale and an adaptation of Emily Bronte’s gothic romance in rotating rep. This week only: The Tempest – Friday 8:00; Wuthering Heights – Saturday 8:00 and Sunday 3:00. Titmus Theatre, Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
Elevator + Contractions – Commmon Wealth Endeavors presents a double bill of two short comedies by Jess Sayer and Mike Bartlett. Directed by Gregor McElvogue. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes March 7. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
* Much Ado About Nothing – “What, my dear Lady Disdain! are you yet living?” Soldiers home from war encounter complications on the path to true love. Raleigh Little Theatre’s new artistic director Patrick Torres directs the Shakespeare comedy. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Sutton Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
* The Pride – Two men fall in love but the decisions they make echo half a century later in the 2008 drama by Alexi Kaye Campbell. Directed by Jesse Gephart; assistant directed by David Henderson. Presented by Mortall Coile Theatre Company. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
Cary Players holds auditions for its April production of the musical Legally Blonde. Monday/Tuesday 7:00. Cary Arts Center. More info.
* – 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.