Theater Week – Scorched

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A listing of Triangle theater performances
through June 28, 2015

ONGOING:

* The Color Purple – Justice Theater Project presents the 2004 musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s novel. Directed by Deb Royals, musical direction by Michael Santangelo. Remaining performances: Thursday and Friday June 25-26 8:00, Saturday June 28 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday June 28 2:00. Closes Sunday June 28. (Note: all performances sold out, check with box office.) Clare Hall, St Francis of Assisi, Leesville Road, Raleigh
thejusticetheaterproject.org

* Dark Vanilla Jungle – A woman recounts her difficult life, in Philip Ridley’s 2013 one-act. Directed by Staci Sabarsky. Part of a festival of one-person plays presented by Burning Coal Second Stage, in rotating repertory with Sea Wall and Rum & Vodka.Performances: Thursday and Saturday June 25 and 27 7:30. Closes Saturday June 27. Burning Coal, Murphey School, Raleigh.
burningcoal.org

* A Few Good Men – Aaron Sorkin’s 1989 military courtroom drama presented by Theatre Raleigh. Director not listed. Performances: Wednesday-Friday June 24-26 8:00, Saturday June 27 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday June 28 3:00. Closes Sunday June 28. Kennedy Theatre, DECPA, Raleigh.
dukeenergycenter.com

* Harbor Hope – A social worker finds herself in over her head with a client, in a new one-act by Debra Kaufman. Directed by Joshua Benjamin. Presented by PlayGround: A Theatre Cooperative and Common Ground Theatre. Performances: Thursday-Saturday June 25-27 7:30, Sunday June 28 2:00. Closes Sunday June 28. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.com

* Macbeth – “The moon is down. I have not heard the clock.” An ambitious Scottish couple go all Game of Thrones on the power structure. Bare Theatre and Raleigh Little Theatre present the Shakespeare tragedy under the stars (and under an almost full moon) in the outdoor Amphitheatre. Directed by Rebecca Blum. Performances: Thursday-Saturday June 25-27 8:00. Rain date: Sunday June 28 8:00. Stephenson Amphitheatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

* Rum and Vodka – Ilana Rozin directs Conor McPherson’s 1992 tale of a man struggling with his inner demons. Part of a festival of one-person plays presented by Burning Coal Second Stage, in rotating repertory with Sea Wall and Dark Vanilla Jungle. Performances: Thursday and Saturday June 18 and 20 7:30; Wednesday June 24 7:30, Friday June 26 8:00, Saturday June 27 2:00. Closes Saturday June 27. Burning Coal, Murphey School, Raleigh.
burningcoal.org

* Sea Wall – A man faces the loss of everything he has depended on, in the 2008 play by Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime). Part of a festival of one-person plays presented by Burning Coal Second Stage, in rotating repertory with Dark Vanilla Jungle and Rum & Vodka. Directed by Elizabeth London. Remaining performances: Sunday June 28 at 2:00. Closes Sunday June 28. Burning Coal, Murphey School, Raleigh.
burningcoal.org

* Wait Until Dark – University Theatre’s annual Summerfest concludes with Frederick Knott’s 1966 thriller, directed by Mia Self. Thursday-Saturday June 25-27 7:30, Sunday June 28 2:00. Closes Sunday June 28. Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
ncsu.edu/theatre

ALTERNATIVE PERFORMANCE:

* 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.
artscenterlive.org

AUDITIONS:

ArtsCenter Stage and Common Wealth Endeavors hold auditions for Return to the Forbidden Planet, a sci-fi musical comedy, on Saturday July 11 at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro. Rehearsals begin November 1, performances are December 11-13 and 17-20. Actors should prepare a comic monologue and 8 bars of a juke-box style song. For full character list and more information, contact jlschulke@artscenterlive.org

Sunrise Matinee holds auditions on Friday June 26 from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Duke Campus (location TBA), casting 13 roles for a short film about a boy obsessed with a science fiction movie. Callbacks are Monday June 29, 5:00 to 7:00. Shooting takes place in July and August in Durham and Winston-Salem. For character list and more information, contact Sunrise Matinee at sunrisematineemovie@gmail.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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