A listing of Triangle theater performances
through July 27, 2015
* Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story – Drop in production of the 1989 juke box musical, presented by NC Theatre. This week only: Tuesday-Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Closes Sunday. Memorial Auditorium, DECPA, Raleigh.
5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche – It’s 1956, and the members of the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein are having a quiche breakfast and battling Communism. Tiny Engine Theatre presents the Triangle premiere of Evan Linder and Andrew Hobgood’s 2011 Cold War satire. Directed by Paul Sapp. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through August 2. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
Macbeth – “When shall we three meet again/in thunder, lightning, or in rain?” As if defying fate, Bare Theatre brings its praised but weather-cursed June production of the Shakespeare tragedy to another outdoor venue. Just remember, every cloud engenders not a storm. Directed by Rebecca Blum. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00. Continues through August 1. Forest Theatre, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
Thoroughly Modern Millie – Clayton Youth Theater presents the 2000 stage musical adaptation of the 1967 film, itself based on a 1956 British musical, all set in the 1920s. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30. Continues through August 1. Clayton Center, Clayton.
* 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. Closes Sunday. Kennedy Theatre, DECPA, Raleigh.
* Guys and Dolls – PlayMakers’ Summer Youth Conservatory presents the 65-year-old Damon Runyon musical. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30. Closes Saturday. Paul Green Theatre, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
* 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. Closes Sunday. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
* Runaways – Youth theater production of the 1978 Elizabeth Swados musical. Directed by Linda O’Day Young. Presented by Raleigh Little Theatre’s Teens on Stage. This week: Thursday and Friday 7:30, Saturday 1:00 and 5:00, Sunday 1:00. Closes Sunday. Gaddy-Goodwin Theatre, RLT, 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: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. 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.