Theater Week – Barbershop: The Next Cut


A listing of Triangle theater performances
through April 4, 2016


* Etchings in Stone – A play by Ron Harris about visitors to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. This week only: Friday 7:00, Saturday and Sunday 2:00. NC Museum of History, Raleigh.

* In an Interrogative Mood – Adaptation of the Padgett Powell novel created and staged by the Performance Collective, presented by UNC Department of Communications. This week only: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Swain Hall, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.

Kafka’s Monkey – A captured ape learns to assimilate into the human world. Common Ground presents Colin Teevan’s 2009 adaptation of Franz Kafka’s satire “A Report to an Academy”. Featuring Dale Wolf; directed by Dana Marks. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through April 9. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.

* PlaySlam! – Staged readings of a dozen very short plays by six local playwrights with the audience selecting a prize winner. Presented by Cary Playwrights Forum. One show: Saturday 7:30. Cary Theatre, Chatham Street, Cary.

* Songs for a New World – Company Carolina presents Jason Robert Brown’s 1995 theatrical song cycle about life choices. Directed by Kelly Hynek; music director Claire Cooper. This week only: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00 and 8:00. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street – PlayMakers Rep presents the second area production in as many months of Hugh Wheeler and Stephen Sondheim’s 1979 musical thriller about a barber with a rapidly diminishing clientele and a baker with a rapidly increasing supply of free range meat pies. Directed by Jen Wineman. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through April 23. Paul Green Theatre, CDA, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.


Jacuzzi – Extended run. Ward Theatre Company presents the 2014 darkly comic thriller by The Debate Society – Hannah Bos, Paul Thureen, and Oliver Butler. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through April 17. Ward Theatre, Pine Cone Drive, 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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