Theater Week – Let’s Dance for Fear Tonight Is All

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through January 18, 2016

OPENING:
 
An Loc – Staged reading of a screenplay by Elisabeth Lewis Corley, a fictional account of the 1972 battle of An Loc, based on her father’s experiences in Vietnam. Directed by Joseph Megel. Presented (along with Downrange and Silhouettes of Service) as part of UNC’s Veterans and Their Families, a three-week festival of new works. This week: Sunday 3:00. Continues through January 23. Studio 6, Swain Hall, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
college.unc.edu

* Ragtime -The story of three families in turn-of-the-century New York. Broadway Series South presents the 1998 musical adaptation of E. L. Doctorow’s 1975 novel in a touring production. Directed by Marcia Milgrow Dodge. Tuesday-Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Closes Sunday. Memorial Auditorium, DECPA, Raleigh.
dukeenergycenterraleigh.com

* Rubber Peacock – Let’s sway through the crowd to an empty space. Little Green Pig presents a glam rock musical extravaganza to benefit the LGBTQ Center of Durham. One show only: Friday 8:00. Motorco Music Hall, Durham.
littlegreenpig.com

Stick Fly – Members of an affluent African American family gather at their Martha’s Vineyard home for a relaxing weekend, but it’s not long before issues of  race and privilege – and some juicy family secrets – begin to surface. Raleigh Little Theatre presents Lydia Diamond’s 2011 comic drama, directed by Karen Dacons-Brock. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through January 31. Gaddy-Goodwin Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org
 

ONGOING:

* Downrange: Voices from the Homefront – Staged reading of a new play by Mike Wiley, based on interviews conducted by Hidden Voices, about the effects of deployment on military families. Directed by Joseph Megel, commissioned by Cape Fear Regional Theatre. Presented (along with Silhouettes of Service and An Loc) as part of UNC’s Veterans and Their Families, a three-week festival of new works. Final performance: Thursday 7:30. Studio 6, Swain Hall, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
college.unc.edu

* Silhouettes of Service – Staged workshop of a docudrama about veterans from World War II to the present, written and performed by Gregory DeCandia. Directed by Joseph Megel. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Monday 5:00. Closes Monday. Studio 6, Swain Hall, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
college.unc.edu

Small and Tired – A young man returns home for his father’s funeral but becomes entangled in familial grief and guilt. Common Wealth Endeavor’s Gregor McElvogue directs the U.S. premiere of Kit Brookman’s 2012 modern reimagining of the story of Orestes. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through January 23. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
fromcommonwealth.com

* Time Stands Still – South Stream Productions presents Donald Margulies’ 2009 drama about the evolving relationships of two Brooklyn couples. Directed by Andy Hayworth. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Sonorous Road Studio, 209 Oberlin Road, Raleigh.
southstreamproductions.blogspot.com
 

* – 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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