Theater Week – Season of the Witch


Manbites Dog’s Seventy Scenes of Halloween by Jeffrey M. Jones, December 1987.
L-R: Patricia Esperon, Michael Hayes, Chicken, Barbara Dickinson.

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through May 28, 2018


Blood Done Sign My Name – Set in Oxford, North Carolina, Mike Wiley’s play – adapted from the memoir by Timothy Tyson – tells the true story of a racially motivated 1970 murder and its aftermath. Directed by Joseph Megel; presented by Raleigh Little Theatre. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Extended through June 3. (Note: many performances have already sold out; check with box office for availability and wait list information.) RLT, Raleigh. Gaddy-Goodwin Theatre.

* Daddy Long Legs – Theatre Raleigh presents the 2009 two-character stage musical adaptation of Jean Webster’s 1912 novel about a young orphan and her mysterious benefactor. Directed by Megan McGinnis. This week: Wednesday-Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Kennedy Theatre, DECPA, Raleigh.

* Dry Powder – Sonorous Road’s new rep company presents Sarah Burgess’s 2016 dark financial comedy set in a private equity firm. Directed by Mark Filiaci. Presented by Sonorous Road Repertory Company. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Sonorous Road, 3801 Hillsborough St, Raleigh.

Wakey, Wakey – “We’re here to say goodbye.” For its final production, Manbites Dog presents Will Eno’s 2017 comic meditation on the sorrow and joy accumulated on life’s journey. Expect laughter. Expect tears. Expect celebration. Directed by Jeff Storer. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 8:15, Sunday 2:00. Continues through June 10. 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 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.


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