A listing of Triangle theater performances
through May 30, 2016
* Church and State – Staged reading of a new play by Jason Odell Williams about a conservative Senator (Allan Campbell) who begins to have doubts about his political stance on guns and God. Directed by Jerome Davis. Presented by Burning Coal Theatre. One show: Wednesday 7:00. Burning Coal, Murphey School, Raleigh.
Hughie – A small time hustler recounts his woes to a hotel night clerk in Eugene O’Neill’s 1942 one-act. Actors Brook North and David Klionsky will alternate the lead role during the run. Directed by Andy Hayworth, presented by South Stream Productions. This week: Friday 7:30, Saturday 7:30 and 9:30, Sunday 3:00 and 7:00. Continues through June 5. Sonorous Road Theatre, Oberlin Road, Raleigh.
* If/Then – Touring production of the 2014 musical about a woman leading two possible versions of her life. This week only: Tuesday-Thursday 7:30, Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 1:00 and 6:30. DPAC, Durham.
Two Gentlemen of Verona – Bare Theatre presents Shakespeare’s comedy about gender-crossed lovers. Free performances in outdoor public spaces around the Triangle. Directed by G. Todd Buker. This week: Saturday 11:00 and 3:00, Sunday 3:00, Monday 11:00 and 3:00. NC Museum of History courtyard, Raleigh. Continues (various locations) through June 30.
The Wedding Singer – NRACT presents the 2006 musical (based on a 1998 Adam Sandler comedy) about a 1980s aspiring rock singer who performs at weddings. Directed by Chasta Hamilton Calhoun. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through June 12. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
The New Colossus – A family of frustrated, attention-starved artists flocks to the seashore. One of them has a gun…what could possibly go wrong? Little Green Pig presents Tamara Kissane’s darkly comic reboot of Chekhov’s The Seagull. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:15. Continues through June 4. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.
* – Closes 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 updates on area auditions, we recommend the Triangle Auditions group on Facebook. 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.