A listing of Triangle theater performances
through August 24, 2015
OUT OF TOWN:
Everscape – Four players find the lines blurring between an online game and reality. A new work by Raleigh playwright Allan Maule, premiering in the New York International Fringe Festival. Directed by Ashley Gunsteens. This week: Tuesday 4:30, Sunday 2:45. Continues through August 29. Celebration of Whimsy, 21 Clinton St. between Houston and Stanton, New York.
Annapurna – A reclusive writer is visited by his ex-wife for the first time in 20 years. Sharr White’s 2011 drama is staged by Honest Pint Theatre Company and NRACT, and directed by Dana Marks. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through September 6. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, 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 Evan Linder and Andrew Hobgood’s 2011 Cold War satire, directed by Paul Sapp. Encore performance of their recent production at Common Ground, presented as part of the NC Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. One night only: Wednesday 7:30, Fletcher Hall, Carolina Theatre, Durham.
A Drop in the Bucket: The Big Dreams of Tiny Things – Paperhand Puppet Intervention presents their latest annual family-friendly outdoor giant puppet extravaganza. This week: Friday-Saturday 7:00, Sunday 3:00 and 7:00. Pre-show each night featuring local musicians). Continues through September 7, Forest Theater, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill; continues September 11-13, NC Museum of Art, Raleigh.
* Improv Percolator – Featuring Improv Evolution, Diabolical Fishbank, and Steven Canoe. Thursday 8:00. Common Ground, Durham.
* Former Strangers – Fatmouth Improv riffs on people meeting for the first time. Saturday 8:00. Common Ground, Durham.
* – 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.