A listing of Triangle theater performances
through October 12, 2015
* Antigone – Ivo van Hove of Toneelgroep Amsterdam directs Juliette Binoche in Anne Carson’s contemporary interpretation of the Sophokles tragedy. Presented by Carolina Performing Arts. Two shows: Friday and Saturday 8:00. Memorial Hall, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
Belleville – Amy Herzog’s 2011 play about a young married couple living in Paris. Directed by Zachary Roberts. Presented by Sonorous Road Productions. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through October 18. 209 Oberlin Road, Raleigh.
* A Bronx Tale – Chazz Palminteri performs his one-man biographical show about growing up on the mean streets. Presented by The Carolina Theatre. One night: Thursday 8:00. Carolina Theatre, Durham.
* The Diaries of Adam and Eve – Phoenix Theatre Company presents David Birney’s adaptation of Mark Twain’s biblical satire. One show: Thursday 8:00. Pittsboro Road House, Pittsboro.
A Lesson Before Dying – A teacher and a man on death form an unlikely bond in Romulus Linney’s 2000 adaptation of the 1993 Ernest J. Gaines novel. Directed by Deb Royals, presented by Justice Theater Project. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through October 24. Clare Hall, St. Francis of Assisi, Raleigh.
Outside Mullingar – Two middle-aged people, living on adjacent Irish Farms, make hesitant steps towards a romantic relationship. Tony Lea directs John Patrick Shanley’s 2014 drama. Presented by Deep Dish Theater in rotating rep with The Cherry Orchard (resuming next week). This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through November 8.
Reefer Madness – “Tell your children!” As a public service message, NRACT presents the 1998 Kevin Murphy/Dan Studney musical (based on the 1936 film), about the evils of 420, the Bad Seed, Mary Jane, pakalolo, viper’s weed, chronicles of Narnia, kiff, primo, grass, marihuana. If you’ve got ’em, roll ’em. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through October 25. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
* XXY – French physical theater group Compagnie Lasko previews a new work. Presented by Culture Mill. One night: Friday 8:00. The Carrack, Durham.
* Masked – A solo contemporary commedia dell’arte work created and performed by Evan Mitchell. This week: Saturday 8:00. Closes Saturday. The Carack, Durham.
The Rivals – Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s classic 1775 comedy of manners, presented by Raleigh Little Theatre and Actors Comedy Lab. Directed by Rod Rich. This week: Thursday and Friday 8:00, Saturday 3:00 and 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through October 18. Gaddy-Goodwin Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
* – 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.