A listing of Triangle theater performances
through October 9, 2017
* Momma’s Boy – “The story of a young man who takes pride in being macho but really is a momma’s boy.” One performance: Tuesday October 3 at 8:00. Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh.
* School Project – Writer Ethan Lipton and artistic director Steve Cosson of New York-based devised/investigative theater group The Civilians share a staged reading of their current in-development project about school choice and the charter school movement, based on interviews with North Carolina students, parents, lawmakers, lobbyists, advocates, and analysts. Presented by Duke Performances. One Show: Wednesday 8:00. Motorco, Durham.
* Sense and Sensibility – Aquila Theatre’s take on the Jane Austen novel. One performance: Tuesday October 3 at 8:00. Stewart Theatre, NCSU, Raleigh.
* Guys and Dolls – 1950 musical adaptation of Damon Runyon stories about lowlife New York criminals with hearts of gold, with songs by Frank Loesser and book by Abe Burrows and Jo Swerling. Presented by Cary Players. Director not listed. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Cary Arts Center.
* Miss Lulu Bett – The Women’s Theatre Festival presents a staged reading of Zona Gale’s groundbreaking Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a woman who must make a difficult choice. Suggested donation of $5, benefits Walltown Children’s Theatre. This week: Wednesday 7:00, Walltown Children’s Theatre, Imurj, 300 S McDowell St, Raleigh.
* Playing with Fire – Theatre in the Park presents Barbara Field’s 1989 stage adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Director not listed. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. TIP, Raleigh.
Romeo and Juliet – Two crazy kids on that bumpy road to love. Bare Theatre presents the Shakespeare tragedy outdoors in a series of matinee-only performances. Directed by Lucinda Danner Gainey. This week: Sunday 2:00. Continues through October 22. Forest Theatre, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
* – 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.