Theater Week – Tonight the Light


A listing of Triangle theater performances
through September 28, 2015


Beautiful: The Carole King Musical – Touring production of the 2013 jukebox bio musical, featuring songs by King and Gerry Goffin, plus other songwriters of the period. This week: Wednesday 7:30, Thursday 2:00 and 7:30, Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 1:00 and 6:30. Continues through October 4. DPAC, Durham.

Nesting and If My Feet Have Lost the Ground – Puppet theater artist Torry Bend returns to the Triangle for a free one-night performance and talk, presented by NC State’s Gregg Museum in conjunction with their current puppetry exhibition. Included are her solo performance Nesting, and excerpts from If My Feet Have Lost the Ground. One performance: Thursday 6:00. Talley Student Union, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.

* Deathtrap – Ira Levin’s frequently produced 1978 mystery play about a playwright writing a mystery about a playwright writing a mystery, presented by Forest Moon Theater. Directed by Lisa Binion. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30. Closes Saturday. Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, Wake Forest.

Disgraced – A Pakistani-American lawyer hosts a dinner party that forces him to confront issues of identity, religion, and politics. PlayMakers Rep presents Ayad Akhtar’s Pulitzer Prize winning 2012 comedy drama. Directed by Shishir Kurup. This week: Tuesday-Friday 7:30, Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Continues through October 4. Paul Green Theatre, CDA, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.

* Dracula – Ira David Wood III adapts and directs the Bram Stoker story for Theatre in the Park. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. TIP, Raleigh.

Isn’t It Romantic – Cary Players presents Wendy Wasserstein’s 1981 comedy about the plight of the single woman in New York. Directed by Kirsten Ehlert. This week: Friday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through October 4. Cary Arts Center.


Reality Prov – Tranactors Improv improvs a reality show about improv. One night: Friday 8:00. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.

Third Date – An evening of improv by the eponymous Third Date, with special guest Dana Marks. Once again, it’s about relationships. One night: Saturday 8:00. Common Ground Theatre, 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 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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