Theater Week – Mama Día!

Mother&Daughters

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through May 11, 2015

OPENING:
* Yo, Mama! – MOJOAA Performing Arts and Common Ground present a look at mothers and motherhood. This week only: Friday and Saturday 7:30. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.com

 
ONGOING:
* The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls – A young American woman on her first trip to Russia discovers she will need more than her passport and a guidebook to survive encounters with witches, bears, and other mythical forces. Jules Odendahl-James directs Meg Miroshnik’s dark modern fantasy. Presented by Manbites Dog Theater. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 8:15. Closes Saturday. Manbites Dog, Durham.
manbitesdogtheater.org

Hedwig and the Angry Inch – Jesse R. Gephart directs John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask’s 1998 gender-transgressive musical. Presented by Raleigh Little Theatre. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through May 17. Gaddy-Goodwin Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

The Liar – Love is complicated. Deep Dish Theater presents David Ives’ adaptation of Pierre Corneille’s 1644 farce. Directed by Paul Frellick. This week: Wednesday and Thursday 7:30, Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through May 23. Deep Dish Theater, University Mall, Chapel Hill.
deepdishtheater.org

* Next to Normal – NC Theatre presents Brian Yorkey and Tom Kitt’s 2008 musical about a woman with bipolar disorder. Directed by Casey Hushion. Presented by NC Theatre. This week: Tuesday-Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Closes Sunday. Fletcher Theater, Raleigh.
nctheatre.com

* The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls – A young American woman on her first trip to Russia discovers she will need more than her passport and a guidebook to survive, when she encounters witches, bears, and other mythical forces. Jules Odendahl-James directs Meg Miroshnik’s dark modern fantasy. Presented by Manbites Dog Theater. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 8:15. Closes Saturday. Manbites Dog, Durham.
manbitesdogtheater.org

Rent – The 1996 Jonathan Larson musical gets another Triangle staging, this time by NRACT. Directed by David Henderson. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through May 16. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
www.nract.org

 
SPECIAL PREVIEW:
* The Emotions of Normal People – Little Green Pig previews an excerpt from their devised movement theater piece being developed for next season. Free. One showing: Saturday 7:00. Durham Fruit Company (305 S. Dillard).
littlegreenpig.com

 
AUDITIONS:
Raleigh Little Theatre holds auditions for its August/September production of Spamalot, next Monday and Wednesday May 11 and 13 at 7:00. Sutton Theatre, RLT, Raleigh. 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.

 

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