Theater Week – Black Hole Sun

 

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center/CI Lab

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through November 23, 2015

 
OPENING:

* Fiddler on the Roof – The 1964 musical, based on the stories of Sholem Aleichem, is presented by Community Church of Chapel Hill. Director not listed. This week only: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 5:00. Community Church, 106 Purefoy Road, Chapel Hill.
glennmehrbach.com/c3huu-fiddler

* Menopause the Musical: The Survivor Tour – Touring production of the 2001 musical, featuring a cast of breast cancer survivors and co-survivors. Presented by GFour Productions. A portion of each ticket sale is donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. One performance: Tuesday 8:00. Carolina Theatre, Durham.
carolinatheatre.org

Peter and the Starcatcher – A prequel to J. M. Barrie’s 1904 Peter Pan, this 2009 play by Peter Elice is based on the book by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. Previously seen in a Broadway Series South touring production in Raleigh last March. Directed by Brendon Fox. Presented by PlayMakers Rep. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through December 12.
playmakersrep.org

ONGOING:

* An Experiment with an Air Pump – Occupants of a northern English house in 1799 and in 1999 grapple with questions of medical ethics, scientific responsibility, gender roles, and a 200-year-old murder mystery in Shelagh Stephenson’s 1997 comic drama. Jules Odendahl-James directs the Duke Theater Studies production. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Sheafer Theater, Bryan Center, Duke West Campus, Durham.
theaterstudies.duke.edu

* Anon(ymous) – A young refugee travels across America searching for his family in Naomi Iizuka’s 2006 reimagining of Homer’s Odyssey. Directed by Mia Self; presented by University Theatre. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Titmus Theatre, Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
ncsu.edu/theatre

* Titus Andronicus – Things don’t end well in a political power struggle after an escalating series of bad decisions. Bare Theatre’s all-women cast and crew takes on Shakespeare’s most horrifying tragedy. Post-show panels on women in theater on November 7 and November 20. Directed by Heather J. Strickland. Presented by Bare Theatre. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00. Closes Saturday. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
baretheatre.org

* A Year with Frog and Toad – A kid-friendly musical about a pair of amphibian pals, based on the book by Arnold Lobel. Presented by Raleigh Little Theatre’s Youth Series. Directed by Sue Scarborough. This week: Thursday and Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 1:00 and 5:00. Closes Sunday. Gaddy-Goodwin Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

  
IMPROV:

Thank You, Earth! – Transactors Improv presents a family-friendly show. One performance: Saturday 6:00. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.
artscenterlive.org

* – 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.

 

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