Theater Week – Houses of the Holy


A listing of Triangle theater performances
through June 24, 2019



* Buy My Art and Call It Holy – Monét Noelle Marshall reboots the concluding work in her Buy It/Call It trilogy for five nights; it began with A Night of Meditation on Monday, and continues with A Night of Visioning (Tuesday), A Night of Mourning (Wednesday), A Night of Sensuality (Thursday), concluding with A Night of Gratitude (Friday). All performances begin at 7:00. Northstar Church of the Arts. 220 West Geer Street, Durham.

Churchill’s Shorts – Burning Coal presents Far Away and A Number, two short plays by Caryl Churchill. Directed by Stephen Eckert. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through June 30. CAM, 409 W. Martin Street, Raleigh.

Trouble in Mind – In 1957, an African American actress has the lead role in a Broadway play, but may have to sacrifice her principles in order to keep it. Alice Childress’ classic mid-twentieth-century satire has not – unfortunately – lost any of its relevance. Directed by Kenneth Hinton. Presented by Agape Theatre Project. This week: Thursday and Friday 8:00, Saturday and Sunday 3:00. Continues through June 30. NCCU Theatre, 1801 Fayetteville Road, Durham.


* Bright Star – As part of TheatreFest 2019, University Theatre presents the 2014 bluegrass musical by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell about a star-crossed romance set in the North Carolina Blue Ridge in the 1920s and 1940s. Directed by Rachel Klem. Musical direction by Diane Petteway and Ron Foreman. This week: Thursday-Friday 7:30, Saturday 2:00 and 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Titmus Theatre, Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.

* Caroline, or Change – Justice Theater presents the 2003 musical by Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori about the friendship between a Jewish boy and an African American maid in 1963 Louisiana. Directed by Terra Hodge. Music Direction by Jackson Cooper. Choreography by Tristan Andre Parks. This week: Friday 7:30, Saturday 2:00 and 7:30, Sunday 3:30. Closes Sunday. Umstead Park UCC, 8208 Brownleigh Drive, Raleigh.

* Gay Card – A young gay man just starting college hopes for a change for the better in his social life. NRACT presents the 2016 musical by Ryan Korell and Jonathan Keebler. Directed by Timothy E. Locklear, Music Director: Craig Johnson. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. NRACT, 7713-51 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.

* Of Good Stock – When their novelist father dies, three sisters meet for a weekend of issues at his Cape Cod house. Theatre in the Park presents Melissa Ross’ 2015 play. Directed by Lynda Clark. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. TIP, Raleigh.

* Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike – Forest Moon Theater presents Christopher Durang’s 2012 Chekhovian comedy about three siblings who are conflicted about selling the family home. Directed by Mike McGee. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Renaissance Centre, 405 S Brooks St, Wake Forest.


* No Shame Theatre – Monthly open performance venue for original, short form theater and performance. One night only: Saturday 8:00 (sign-up to perform: 7:00). The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.


* – 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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