A listing of Triangle theater performances
through June 1, 2015
Born Yesterday – University Theatre’s annual Summerfest – three plays in rotating rep – launches this week with Garson Kanin’s 1946 comedy, directed by Rachel Klem. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through June 14. Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
* Cyrano de Bergerac – Love knows what it nose. Edmond Rostand’s classic 1897 romantic comedy is directed by Nicole Gabriel for One Song Productions. This week only: Thursday-Saturday 7:30. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
* The Dining Room – Members of America’s 20th century upper-middle class are portrayed in a series of scenes set in the titular location. Halle Cultural Arts Center presents A.R. Gurney’s 1982 drama. Director not listed. This week only: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. HCAC, Apex.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream – It’s Shakespeare under the stars – and an almost-full moon – as Raleigh Little Theatre and Seed Art Share present the magical comedy about mismatched lovers, magical beings, and class warfare. Director not listed. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30. Continues through June 7. Outdoors in the Raleigh Rose Garden, RLT, Raleigh.
* Oakwood Lives – Burning Coal presents eight short vignettes by local playwrights dramatizing individuals from Raleigh’s past. Director not listed. This week only: Friday and Saturday 6:30, Sunday 2:00. Presented outdoors at Oakwood Cemetery in Raleigh.
Pump Boys and Dinettes – Theatre Raleigh presents Jim Wann and Mark Hardwick’s 1982 musical about the employees of a rural North Carolina gas station and the waitresses at a nearby cafe. Director not listed. This week: Wednesday-Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through June 7. Kennedy Theatre, Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh.
And the Ass Saw the Angel – A mute outcast in an isolated religious community sees visions both angelic and otherwise. Little Green Pig presents John Fidel Justice and Jaybird O’Berski’s original adaptation of Nick Cave’s lyrical Southern gothic novel. Directed by Dana Marks. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:15. Continues through June 6. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.
* No Shame Theatre – Monthly open performance venue for original, short form theater and performance. One night only: Saturday 8:00 (sign-up to perform: 7:00). The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.
* – 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.