Theater Week – The Misfits


Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, BSS

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through November 30, 2015



* The Game’s Afoot, or Holmes for the Holidays – Teen theater ensemble Act One Act Now presents Ken Ludwig’s 2011 comedy, about the actor William Gillette taking on his most famous stage role to solve a mystery at his castle estate. Directed by John Paul Middlesworth. One show only: Sunday 7:00. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer – An annual presentation of Broadway Series South, this stage musical version of the Beloved Holiday Classic™ is based on the venerable 1964 Rankin/Bass animated TV Xmas special (which vastly expanded the mythology of Johnny Marks’ 1949 hit song for Gene Autry — itself based on a 1939 Christmas promotional coloring book created by Robert L. May for Montgomery Ward in Chicago). Get your tickets early — this one sells faster than the bargain table at Misfit Toys “R” Us. This week: Friday 2:00, Saturday and Sunday 11:00 and 2:00. Continues through December 30. Fletcher Theater, DECPA, Raleigh.


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: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 7:30; Saturday 2:00 and 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through December 12.


* Improv Percolator: Benefit for Durham Rescue Mission – An evening of improv with all proceeds going to the Durham Rescue Mission. Featuring teen improv group The Estesstentials, Danny Canoe, Fatmouth Improv, and Third Date. One performance: 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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