Theater Week – Summer Clouds

Image: La Fortune – Man Ray, 1938.

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through August 3, 2015


Freight: The Five Incarnations of Abel Green – StreetSigns Center takes its lauded Triangle production of the new Howard L. Craft play to New York. Directed by Joseph Megel. This week: Tuesday-Saturday 8:30, Sunday 4:00. Continues through August 9. HERE Arts Center, New York City.

Detroit – Two suburban couples discover the precariousness of their middle-class lifestyle. GASP Theatre Company presents Lisa D’Amour’s 2010 play. Directed by Jack Prather. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30. Continues through August 8. Cardinal Gibbons High School, 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. Closes Sunday. 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: Thursday-Saturday 8:00. Closes Saturday. 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: Thursday-Saturday 7:30. Closes Saturday. Clayton Center, Clayton.

* – 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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