Theater Week – Summer Dreams

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through July 13, 2015


Dreamgirls – Theatre Raleigh presents the 1981 musical à clef loosely based on various performers and groups from the Motown era. Directed by Lauren Kennedy. This week: Wednesday-Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through July 26. Kennedy Theatre, DECPA, Raleigh.

9 to 5: The Musical – NRACT presents the 2009 musical adaptation of the 1980 movie. Directed by James Ilsley, music direction by Brian Westbrook. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through July 26. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.

10 by 10 in the Triangle – Ten ten-minute plays by ten different playwrights with ten different directors (including a recent short play by The Boys in the Band author Matt Crowley). This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through July 26. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.

* 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.

* Forest Moon Theater holds auditions for its September production of Deathtrap, Wednesday and Thursday July 7 and 8, 6:30-8:30, Renaissance Center, Brook Street, Wake Forest. More info.

* 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

Cary Playwrights Forum holds auditions for its September presentation of Bar Plays, Saturday July 18 2:00-4:00 and Monday July 20 6:30-8:30, at the 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 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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