Theater Week – Hellurrrrr! and Goodbye

April 30, 2019

 

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through May 6, 2019

 
OPENING:

* Madea’s Farewell Play Tour – Mabel Earlene “Madea” Simmons, created and performed by Tyler Perry, is a tough, elderly black woman, who doesn’t suffer fools gladly. Tyler Perry, who built a theater and movie franchise on the legendary character, is retiring her after this final national theater tour. Expect family problems solved with good sense and a vicious tongue. Also expect it to be packed; tickets for all three performances are currently listed as unavailable. Check with the box office for availability or try your luck at the door. This week only: Tuesday-Thursday 7:30. DPAC, Durham.
dpacnc.com

* May the Fourth Playslam Be with You! – A 3-minute NC-play contest, where the audience votes on their top six of ten – those winners have their second 3-minute play presented, and the audience then votes for the overall victor. This year’s show is sci-fi themed. One night only: Saturday 7:30, Cary Theater, 122 E Chatham Street, Cary.
caryplaywrightsforum.org

Norway – Devised theater premiere about a community coping with the aftermath of a tragedy. Written and directed by Jaybird O’Berski. Presented by Little Green Pig outdoors at various public parks in Durham. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Wrightwood Park, 1301 Anderson Street, Durham. Continues through May 18.
littlegreenpig.com
 

ONGOING:

Church & State – A senator from North Carolina running for re-election speaks his mind about gun control the weekend before voting day in Jason Odell Williams’ 2016 comic drama. Directed by Yvonne Anderson. Presented by NRACT. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through May 12. NRACT, 7713-51 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
nract.org

Four Weddings and an Elvis – Cary Players presents Nancy Frick’s 2010 comedy about various couples tying the knot at a Las Vegas wedding chapel. Directed by Nicola Lefler. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through May 5. Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave, Cary.
caryplayers.org

Murder for Two – When a mysterious murder occurs at a surprise party, a small town policeman attempts to solve it. NC Theatre presents a touring production of Joe Kinosian and Kellen Blair’s 2011 comedy musical, in which two actors play 13 roles. This week: Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Continues through May 5. Fletcher Theater, DECPA, Raleigh.
nctheatre.com

 

* – 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 CVNC.org. 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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Theater Week – Don’t Dream It, Be It

April 23, 2019

 

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through April 29, 2019

 
OPENING:

Church & State – A senator from North Carolina running for re-election speaks his mind about gun control the weekend before voting day in Jason Odell Williams’ 2016 comic drama. Directed by Yvonne Anderson. Presented by NRACT. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through May 12. NRACT, 7713-51 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
nract.org

* Cruel Intentions – Touring production of the 90s jukebox musical adaptation of the 1999 movie, based on Les Liaisons Dangereuses. One show only: Wednesday 7:30. DPAC, Durham.
dpacnc.com

Four Weddings and an Elvis – Cary Players presents Nancy Frick’s 2010 comedy about various couples tying the know at a Las Vegas wedding chapel. Directed by Nicola Lefler. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through May 5. Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave, Cary.
caryplayers.org

Murder for Two – When a mysterious murder occurs at a surprise party, a small town policeman attempts to solve it. NC Theatre presents a touring production of Joe Kinosian and Kellen Blair’s 2011 comedy musical, in which two actors play 13 roles. This week: Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Continues through May 5. Fletcher Theater, DECPA, Raleigh.
nctheatre.com

* 1600 Vine – An original pop-rock musical about 10 wannabe social media influencers hoping to take up residence at the titular home of the online world’s biggest stars. Book by Duke senior Jackson Prince, original songs by 10 Duke students. Opened Sunday, final performance: Tuesday 8:00. Free admission, first come first served. Studio 124, Rubenstein Arts Center, Duke West Campus, Durham.
artscenter.duke.edu

* Your Healing Is Killing Me – A health system based in capitalism versus a queer Chicana body exposes its limitations in Virginia Grise’s one person performance manifesto (with additional writing by Florinda Bryant. Directed by Shayok Misha Chowdhury. Presented by PRC2. This week only: Wednesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Kenan Theatre, CDA, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
playmakersrep.org
 

ONGOING:

Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery – A hound from hell threatens the heirs of a wealthy family. Ken Ludwig’s 2015 take on the Arthur Conan Doyle character leans into the humor, with five actors portraying over 40 characters. Directed by Jeremy Skidmore. Presented by Raleigh Little Theatre. (Note: AWC.) This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through April 28. Sutton Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

Godspell – Stephen Schwartz’s 1970 Jesus musical, as revised in 1972. Presented by Theatre in the Park. Directed by Jesse R. Gephart. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through April 28. TIP, Raleigh.
theatreinthepark.com

The Great Celestial Cow – When her family leaves India and moves to the West, a young woman finds it is not what she expected. Sonia Desai directs Sue Townsend’s 1984 play for Burning Coal Theatre. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through April 28. Burning Coal Theatre, Murphey School, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh.
burningcoal.org
 

* – 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 CVNC.org. 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.


Theater Week – Orphans

April 16, 2019

 

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through April 22, 2019

 
OPENING:

* Anastasia – Touring production of the 2016 musical about a woman who may be the only surviving child of Czar Nicholas. Loosely based on the 1955 play by Marcelle Maurette and a 1997 animated musical. This week only: Tuesday-Thursday 7:30, Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 1:00 and 6:30. DPAC, Durham.
dpacnc.com

* The Jungle Book – Virginia Repertory Theatre presents a touring child-friendly musical version of the Kipling tale. One show only: Wednesday 4:00. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.
artscenterlive.org

* Tigers Be Still – A young art therapist finds herself helping a family in crisis. One Song Productions presents the 2010 comedy by Kim Rosenstock. Directed by Eden Bartholomew and Rachel Broun. This week only: Friday 7:30, Saturday 2:00 and 7:30. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.
artscenterlive.org
 

ONGOING:

Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery – A hound from hell threatens the heirs of a wealthy family. Ken Ludwig’s 2015 take on the Arthur Conan Doyle character leans into the humor, with five actors portraying over 40 characters. Directed by Jeremy Skidmore. Presented by Raleigh Little Theatre. (Note: AWC.) This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through April 28. Sutton Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

Godspell – Stephen Schwartz’s 1970 Jesus musical, as revised in 1972. Presented by Theatre in the Park. Directed by Jesse R. Gephart. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through April 28. TIP, Raleigh.
theatreinthepark.com

The Great Celestial Cow – When her family leaves India and moves to the West, a young woman finds it is not what she expected. Sonia Desai directs Sue Townsend’s 1984 play for Burning Coal Theatre. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through April 28. Burning Coal Theatre, Murphey School, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh.
burningcoal.org

* How I Learned To Drive – A woman recalls her relationship as a child and a young woman with her sexually abusive uncle. Lee Sunday Evans directs Paula Vogel’s 1997 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama. Presented by PlayMakers Rep. This week: Tuesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Paul Green Theatre, CDA, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
playmakersrep.org

* In the Heights – Duke’s student-run company Hoof ‘n’ Horn presents Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes’ groundbreaking 1999 musical about a tight-knit community in New York City’s Washington Heights neighborhood. Directed by Maria Zurita Ontiveros, with musical direction by J.J. Moncus. This week: Thursday and Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00. Closes Saturday. (Note: remaining performances sold out; check with box office for availability.) von der Heyden Studio Theater, Rubenstein Arts Center, Duke West Campus, Durham.
hoofnhorn.org
 

* – 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 CVNC.org. 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.


Theater Week – Wolf Hunt

April 9, 2019

 

Title Card from Love (1926), with Greta Garbo and John Gilbert.

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through April 15, 2019

 
OPENING:

Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery – A hound from hell threatens the heirs of a wealthy family. Ken Ludwig’s 2015 take on the Arthur Conan Doyle character leans into the humor, with five actors portraying over 40 characters. Directed by Jeremy Skidmore. Presented by Raleigh Little Theatre. (Note: AWC.) This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through April 28. Sutton Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

Godspell – Stephen Schwartz’s 1970 Jesus musical, as revised in 1972. Presented by Theatre in the Park. Directed by Jesse R. Gephart. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through April 28. TIP, Raleigh.
theatreinthepark.com

The Great Celestial Cow – When her family leaves India and moves to the West, a young woman finds it is not what she expected. Sonia Desai directs Sue Townsend’s 1984 play for Burning Coal Theatre. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through April 28. Burning Coal Theatre, Murphey School, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh.
burningcoal.org

* Hair – Peace Theatre presents the 52-year-old baby boomer musical. Directed and choreographed by Amy White, musical direction by Matt Hodge. This week only: Thursday and Friday 7:30, Saturday 2:00 and 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Leggett Theater, William Peace University, Raleigh.
wputheatre.ticketleap.com

In the Heights – Duke’s student-run company Hoof ‘n’ Horn presents Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes’ groundbreaking 1999 musical about a tight-knit community in New York City’s Washington Heights neighborhood. Directed by Maria Zurita Ontiveros, with musical direction by J.J. Moncus. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through April 20. von der Heyden Studio Theater, Rubenstein Arts Center, Duke West Campus, Durham.
hoofnhorn.org

* The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical – Touring musical adaptation of the young adult fantasy series. This week only: Tuesday 7:30, Wednesday 1:00 and 7:30. DPAC, Durham.
dpacnc.com
 

ONGOING:

* Bad Roads – Duke Theater Studies presents Ukranian playwright Natal’ya Vorozhbit’s 2017 documentary drama about the current conflict between Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists, and the collateral damage it inflicts on women. Directed by Jody McAuliffe. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Sheafer Theater, Bryan Center, Duke West Campus, Durham.
theaterstudies.duke.edu

* Emilie La Marquise Du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight – The French natural philosopher, mathematician, physicist, and author explains herself in Lauren Gunderson’s funny and fascinating 2010 bio-play. Presented by Sonorous Road Repertory, directed by Egla Hassan. (Note: AWC.) This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Sonorous Road, 3801 Hillsborough St, Raleigh.
sonorousroadrep.org

How I Learned To Drive – A woman recalls her relationship as a child and a young woman with her sexually abusive uncle. Lee Sunday Evans directs Paula Vogel’s 1997 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama. Presented by PlayMakers Rep. This week: Tuesday-Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 2:00. Continues through April 21. Paul Green Theatre, CDA, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
playmakersrep.org

* Real Women Have Curves – Justice Theater Project presents a staged reading of Josefina Lopez’s 1990 play about five Mexican-American women working in a small east Los Angeles sewing factory. Directed by Gustavo Schmidt. This week: Sunday 6:30. Closes Sunday. Herb Brown Community Center, 101 Wilkinson Ave, Cary.
thejusticetheaterproject.org

* The Royal Family – A feuding and fussing theatrical family (based on the Barrymores) have farcical misadventures in George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber’s 92-year-old comedy. Directed by John McIlwee and Rachel Klem. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Titmus Theatre, Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
theatre.arts.ncsu.edu
 

ALTERNATIVE PERFORMANCE:

* 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.
artscenterlive.org
 

* – 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 CVNC.org. 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.


Theater Week – Bon Souvenir

April 2, 2019

 

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through April 8, 2019

 
OPENING:

Bad Roads – Duke Theater Studies presents Ukranian playwright Natal’ya Vorozhbit’s 2017 documentary drama about the current conflict between Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists, and the collateral damage it inflicts on women. Directed by Jody McAuliffe. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through April 14. Sheafer Theater, Bryan Center, Duke West Campus, Durham.
theaterstudies.duke.edu

* Boston Marriage – Meredith Ensemble Theatre presents David Mamet’s 1999 play about two early 20th century women in a discreet relationship. Directed by Tamara Farias. This week only: Wednesday-Friday 7:30, Saturday 2:00 and 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Studio Theatre, Jones Hall, Meredith College Campus, Raleigh.
meredith.edu

How I Learned To Drive – A woman recalls her relationship as a child and a young woman with her sexually abusive uncle. Lee Sunday Evans directs Paula Vogel’s 1997 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama. Presented by PlayMakers Rep. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through April 21. Paul Green Theatre, CDA, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
playmakersrep.org

* Mamma Mia! – Here we go again, again. Hot on the heels of the February touring production at Memorial Auditorium in Raleigh, UNC’s Pauper Players present their take on the 1999 ABBA jukebox musical. This week only: Thursday and Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.
artscenterlive.org

Real Women Have Curves – Justice Theater Project presents a staged reading of Josefina Lopez’s 1990 play about five Mexican-American women working in a small east Los Angeles sewing factory. Directed by Gustavo Schmidt. This week: Friday 7:30, Saturday 2:00 and 7:30, Sunday 3:30. Umstead Park UCC, 8208 Brownleigh Drive, Raleigh. (Continues with a 6:30 reading Sunday April 14 at Herb Brown Community Center, 101 Wilkinson Ave, Cary.)
thejusticetheaterproject.org

The Royal Family – A feuding and fussing theatrical family (based on the Barrymores) have farcical misadventures in George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber’s 92-year-old comedy. Directed by John McIlwee and Rachel Klem. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through April 14. Titmus Theatre, Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
theatre.arts.ncsu.edu

* Wiesenthal – A 2011 solo show about the renowned Nazi-hunter, written and performed by Tom Dugan. Directed by Jenny Sullivan. One night only: Tuesday 7:30. Fletcher Theater, DECPA, Raleigh.
dukeenergycenterraleigh.com
 

ONGOING:

* Deathtrap – Stageworks Theatre presents Ira Levin’s 1978 stage mystery. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30. Closes Saturday. Fuquay Varina Arts Center, 123 E. Vance Street, Fuquay-Varina.
fuquay-varina.org

Emilie La Marquise Du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight – The French natural philosopher, mathematician, physicist, and author explains herself in Lauren Gunderson’s funny and fascinating 2010 bio-play. Presented by Sonorous Road Repertory, directed by Egla Hassan. (Note: AWC.) This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00, Monday 8:00. Continues through April 14. Sonorous Road, 3801 Hillsborough St, Raleigh.
sonorousroadrep.org

* In a Word – When their child goes missing, a young couple find themselves in an absurdist nightmare. Jules Odendahl-James directs Lauren Yee’s 2015 dark comedy for Bulldog Ensemble Theater. This week: Thursday 7:30, Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. The Fruit, 305 South Dillard Street, Durham.
bulldogdurham.org

* Where Words Once Were – Theatre Raleigh’s Family Series presents Finegan Kruckemeyer’s 2015 fable about a dystopia where words are rationed. Directed by Noah Putterman. Recommended for ages 9 and up. This week: Friday 7:00, Saturday 11:00 and 2:00, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Kennedy Theatre, DECPA, Raleigh.
theatreraleigh.com
 

* – 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 CVNC.org. 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.


Theater Week – Side Eye

March 26, 2019

 

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through April 1, 2019

 
OPENING:

* Church Folk 2: Back in Business – A church holds its 100th homecoming celebration, and dramedy ensues. Presented by Dream Cast Productions, no director listed. This week only: Saturday 3:00 and 7:00. Performing Arts Center, 742 West Garner Road, Garner.
eventbrite.com

Deathtrap – Stageworks Theatre presents Ira Levin’s 1978 stage mystery. This week: Thursday and Friday 7:30, Saturday 2:00 and 7:30. Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 West Ballentine Street, Holly Springs. Continues next week at the Fuquay Varina Arts Center.
hollyspringsnc.us/1407/Stageworks-Theatre

Emilie La Marquise Du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight – The French natural philosopher, mathematician, physicist, and author explains herself in Lauren Gunderson’s funny and fascinating 2010 bio-play. Presented by Sonorous Road Repertory, directed by Egla Hassan. (Note: AWC.) This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through April 14. Sonorous Road, 3801 Hillsborough St, Raleigh.
sonorousroadrep.org

* The Mikado – The Durham Savoyards set Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera in an avant-garde fashion show. Directed and choreographed by Derrick Ivey; musical direction Jackson Cooper. This week only: Friday 8:00, Saturday 7:00, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Carolina Theatre, Durham.
durhamsavoyards.org
 

ONGOING:

* Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds – A Jamaican boy discovers the wonders of the outside world. Adapted by Michael J. Bobbitt from Cedella Marley’s story, featuring songs by Bob Marley. Directed by Deb Royals-Mizerk; presented by Raleigh Little Theatre’s Family Series. This week: Saturday 1:00 (sensory-friendly performance), plus added performances Saturday 5:00, Sunday 1:00. Closes Sunday. Gaddy-Goodwin Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

* Bonnie and Clyde – Two sociopaths go on a robbery and murder spree during the Depression-era in this 2009 musical. Directed by Jeri Lynn Schulke. Music director Joanna Li. Presented by NRACT. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. NRACT, 7713-51 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
nract.org

In a Word – When their child goes missing, a young couple find themselves in an absurdist nightmare. Jules Odendahl-James directs Lauren Yee’s 2015 dark comedy for Bulldog Ensemble Theater. This week: Thursday 7:30, Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through April 7. The Fruit, 305 South Dillard Street, Durham.
bulldogdurham.org

Where Words Once Were – Theatre Raleigh’s Family Series presents Finegan Kruckemeyer’s 2015 fable about a dystopia where words are rationed. Directed by Noah Putterman. Recommended for ages 9 and up. This week: Friday 10:00 and 7:00, Saturday 11:00 and 2:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through April 7. Kennedy Theatre, DECPA, Raleigh.
theatreraleigh.com
 

* – 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 CVNC.org. 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.


Theater Week – My Dreams, My Works, Must Wait

March 19, 2019

 

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through March 25, 2019

 
OPENING:

* Dream Boy – A gay teenager in the rural South of the 1970’s searches for escape and safety. A staged reading of Eric Rosen’s adaptation of the Jim Grimsley novel. Directed by Joseph Megel. Presented by the UNC Process Series. This week only: Friday and Saturday 7:30. Center for Dramatic Art, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
cvnc.org

A Good Little Rain – A young woman struggles with her self-image in a memory play by Natalie Sherwood. Directed by Mike Mellas. Presented by University Theatre’s Open Door Series. This week only: Wednesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Kennedy-McIlwee Theatre, Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
theatre.arts.ncsu.edu

In a Word – When their child goes missing, a young couple find themselves in an absurdist nightmare. Jules Odendahl-James directs Lauren Yee’s 2015 dark comedy for Bulldog Ensemble Theater. This week: Thursday 7:30, Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through April 7. The Fruit, 305 South Dillard Street, Durham.
bulldogdurham.org

* The King and I – Touring production of the 1951 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. Presented by NC Theatre and DECPA. This week only: Tuesday-Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Memorial Auditorium, DECPA, Raleigh.
nctheatre.com

* No Blue Memories: The Life of Gwendolyn Brooks – Chicago shadow-puppet collective Manual Cinema concludes its Duke residency with two performances of its latest work, a celebration of the poet and activist Gwendolyn Brooks, the first African American to win the Pulitzer Prize. Written by Eve L. Ewing and Nate Marshall, music by Jamila Woods and Ayanna Woods. This weekend only: Friday and Saturday 8:00. Reynolds Theatre, Bryan Center, Duke West Campus, Durham.
dukeperformances.duke.edu

Where Words Once Were – Theatre Raleigh’s Family Series presents Finegan Kruckemeyer’s 2015 fable about a dystopia where words are rationed. Directed by Noah Putterman. Recommended for ages 9 and up. This week: Friday 7:00, Saturday and Sunday 2:00. Continues through April 7. Kennedy Theatre, DECPA, Raleigh.
theatreraleigh.com
 

ONGOING:

Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds – A Jamaican boy discovers the wonders of the outside world. Adapted by Michael J. Bobbitt from Cedella Marley’s story, featuring songs by Bob Marley. Directed by Deb Royals-Mizerk; presented by Raleigh Little Theatre’s Family Series. This week: Thursday and Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 1:00 and 5:00. Continues with a sensory-friendly performance on Saturday March 31. Gaddy-Goodwin Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

Bonnie and Clyde – Two sociopaths go on a robbery and murder spree during the Depression-era in this 2009 musical. Directed by Jeri Lynn Schulke. Music director Joanna Li. Presented by NRACT. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through March 31. NRACT, 7713-51 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
nract.org

* Constellations – Two people experience their relationship through a prism of parallel timelines in Nick Payne’s 2012 drama. Directed by Chris Woodworth. Presented by Bartlett Theater. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Stadium 10 Theater, Northgate Mall, Durham.
bartletttheater.com

* The Devil and Mark Twain – Twain battles writer’s block and his own personal demons as he attempts to complete Huckleberry Finn, in the premiere of a one-man show written and performed by Paul Newell. Presented by The ArtsCenter and Full Nelson Playwrights Theater. Director not listed. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.
artscenterlive.org

* LITE 2019 Presents a Festival of One-Act Plays – Eight short plays by seven playwrights. Co-sponsored by Cary Playwrights Forum under its Independent Producers Series. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30. The Cary Theatre, 122 East Chatham Street, Cary. Closes Saturday.
caryplaywrightsforum.org
 

* – 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 CVNC.org. 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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