Theater Week – This Is Fine

March 10, 2020

 
Bridge to nowhere

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through March 16, 2020

 

OPENING:

Bud, Not Buddy – In Michigan during the Great Depression, a young boy sets off alone on a journey to find his father. Theatre Raleigh’s Family Series, in association with the Philharmonic Association’s Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble, presents Reginald André Jackson’s 2006 stage adaptation of Christopher Paul Curtis’ 1999 novel. Director not listed. This week: Friday 7:00, Saturday 2:00 and 7:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through March 29. (Sensory-friendly performance Saturday March 28.) Kennedy Theatre, DECPA, Raleigh.
theatreraleigh.com

Freaky Friday – A mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies in the 2016 stage musical adaptation of the 1972 novel and the 1976 and 2003 Disney films. Presented by NRACT; directed by Yvonne Belsenti Anderson. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through March 29. NRACT, 7713-51 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
nract.org

* Little ♀ – During the height of second-wave feminism, a divorced woman and her daughters battle for freedom in this new take on Louisa May Alcott. Staged reading written and directed by June Guralnick. One show: Friday 7:30. Burning Coal Theatre, 220 Polk Street, Raleigh.
thejusticetheaterproject.org

* Les Misérables – Touring production of the 1980 musical. This week only: Tuesday-Thursday 7:30, Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 1:00 and 7:00. DPAC, Durham.
dpacnc.com

The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade – Peter Weiss’ 1963 meta-theatrical drama, presented by Bare Theatre. Directed by Dustin Britt. This week: Saturday and Sunday 7:30. Continues through March 29. Carolina Friends Meeting House, 404 Alexander Avenue, Durham.
https://baretheatre.org

What If I’m the Becky? – Original Sketch Comedy by Rebecca Fox and Rebecca Jackson-Artis, exploring moments in which people realize the situations they thought were fine are in fact NOT FINE. This week: Thursday 7:00, Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 7:00. Continues through March 22. Pure Life Theatre, 3801 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh.
therebeccashow.com
 

CONTINUING:

Julius Caesar – When a charismatic but flawed leader’s actions threaten the Republic, a group of had-it-up-to-here Senators decide to take drastic action – only to encounter the law of unintended consequences. PlayMakers Rep present Shakespeare’s classic political drama, directed by Andrew Borba. This week: Tuesday-Friday 7:30, Saturday 2:00 and 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through March 22. Paul Green Theatre, CDA, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
playmakersrep.org

* Venus in Fur – A playwright adapting Leopold von Sacher-Masoch’s 19th century novel, finds himself beguiled by a woman auditioning for the lead role. Katie Paxton directs David Ives’ 2010 meta-comedy. Presented by Moonlight Stage Company. This week: Thursday 7:30, Friday 7:30 and 10:30, Saturday 8:00. Closes Saturday. Moonlight Stage, 1304 Paddock Drive, Suite 12F, Raleigh.
moonlightstageco.com 
 

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 RDU on Stage. 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 – Et Tu, Bluto?

February 11, 2020

 
Bluto Stage Door

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through February 17, 2020

 

OPENING:

* Discount Love – Paul and Ian’s One-Man Show presents an evening of post-Valentine’s Day comedy. One night only: Saturday 7:30. Shadowbox Studio, 2200-D Dominion Street, Durham.
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Dreamgirls – A young female singing trio in 1960s Chicago strives for success. NC Central’s Department of Theatre presents the 1981 musical. Director not listed. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through February 23. Garrison-Newton Building, NCCU Campus, 501 East Lawson Street, Durham.
nccu.edu

* Kinky Boots – A struggling factory worker and a drag performer join forces to save the business. NC Theatre presents the Harvey Fierstein/Cyndi Lauper 2012 musical adaptation of the 2004 movie. Directed by Nathan Peck. This week only: Tuesday-Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Memorial Auditorium, DECPA, Raleigh.
nctheatre.com

Loving – Pure Life Theatre presents Peter Manos’ drama about Richard and Mildred Loving, a Virginia couple who challenged the state’s law against interracial marriage. Directed by Deb Royals Mizerk; music direction by Ronzel Bell. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through February 29. Royal Bakery Building, 3801 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh.
purelifetheatre.com

* Mean Girls – Touring production of the 2017 musical, based on Tina Fey’s 2004 musical. This week only: Tuesday-Thursday 7:30, Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 1:00 and 7:00. DPAC, Duham.
dpacnc.com

Prelude to a Kiss – A newlywed couple experience a supernatural event that tests their love. Forest Moon Theatre presents Craig Lucas’ 1988 drama. Directed by Bob Baird. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through February 23. Renaissance Centre, 405 South Brooks Street, Wake Forest.
forestmoontheater.org

Sweat – Layoffs at a factory pit a group of old friends against each other. Justice Theatre Project presents Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, directed by Jerry Sipp. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:30. Continues through March 1. Umstead Park UCC, 8208 Brownleigh Drive, Raleigh.
thejusticetheaterproject.org

The Old Man and The Old Moon – When his wife unexpectedly leaves home, The Old Man who tends the Moon, heads off on a journey to find her. Theatre in the Park stages PigPen Theatre’s company-created 2014 musical fantasy. Directed by Nancy Rich. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through March 1. TIP, 107 Pullen Road, Raleigh.
theatreinthepark.com

Seussical the Musical Jr. – Raleigh Little Theatre presents a TYA (adapted for young audiences) version of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty’s Dr. Seuss musical. Directed by Kathleen Rudolph. This week: Friday 7:30 Saturday and Sunday 1:00 and 5:00. Continues though February 23 (plus a special sensory-friendly performance on February 29). Sutton Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org
 

CONTINUING:

* Orange Light – A North Carolina factory town has to deal with tragedy in the latest work by Durham playwright Howard L. Craft. Directed by Joseph Megel; music by Rissi Palmer. Presented by 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
 

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 RDU on Stage. 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 – Heartache

December 3, 2019

 
Heartache theater

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through December 9, 2019

OPENING:

* The Best Christmas Pageant Ever – Hilarity ensues when six misfit kids star in a town’s holiday pageant. Cary Players presents a stage adaptation of Barbara Robinson’s 1971 children’s novel. Directed by Shelley Sink; music director Charise Johnson. This week only: Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 3:00 and 7:30. Cary Theatre, 122 East Chatham Street, Cary.
caryplayers.org

Camelot – Burning Coal presents the 1960 Lerner and Lowe musical about King Arthur, based on T.H. White’s 1958 novel The Once and Future King. Directed by Jerome Davis. Musical director not credited. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through December 22. Burning Coal, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh.
burningcoal.org

Cinderella – Raleigh Little Theatre presents its annual holiday show, now in it’s 36th season: an original musical adaptation of the fairy tale, adapted by Jim Eiler, with music by Jim Eiler and Jeanne Bargy, and directed by Mike McGee. Musical director not credited. This week: Friday 7:30, Saturday 5:00, Sunday 1:00. Continues through December 22. RLT, 301 Pogue Street, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

Fruitcakes – NRACT presents Julian Wiles’ holiday comedy about a zany small town filled with oddballs. Director not listed. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through December 22. NRACT,
nract.org

* Ghosts of Christmas Now – A walking tour/performance that tells holiday stories of three generations in the historic Mordecai House, once the largest slave plantation in Wake County. So, yeah. Adapted by Allan Maule. Presented by Seed Art Share. One night only: Saturday 5:00 to 9:00. Mordecai Historic Park, 1 Mimosa Street, Raleigh.
seedraleigh.org

* White Christmas – Touring production of the 2000 stage adaptation of the 1954 movie, featuring lots of Irving Berlin songs. This week only: Tuesday-Thursday 7:30, Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 1:00 and 7:00. DPAC, Durham.
dpacnc.com
 

CONTINUING:

Ragtime – Flawed but powerful, this 1996 musical adaptation of E. L. Doctorow’s 1975 novel about an American family at the beginning of the 20th century is an ambitious examination of racism, class, immigration, and feminism as envisioned by an all-white writing team. Presented by PlayMakers Rep. Directed by Zi Alikhan; music director Mark Hartman. This week: Tuesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through December 15. Paul Green Theatre, CPA, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
playmakersrep.org

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical – The mythos of Rudolph never made a lot of sense – what with the improbable physics of Santa’s gift delivery system or the cryptobiology of light-emitting Cervidaean snouts (yes, it involves cocaine) – but against all rational objections he’s become an improbably beloved Christmas icon we just have to live with. To its credit, this annual stage musical is adapted from the relatively charming 1964 Rankin-Bass animated TV special which added snow monsters, hot bearded prospectors, and extreme dental surgery to the story. Kids will likely be entranced or terrified and adults may want to bring edibles, so there’s that. This week: Friday 6:30, Saturday and Sunday 11:00 and 2:00. Continues through December 24. Fletcher Theater, DECPA, Raleigh.
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* A Snow White Christmas – Oh, okay, I see what you did there conflating her name with the season and slipping in a slick callout to the Bing Crosby xmas standard. I’m betting the dwarfs are kinda elves? Here’s the skinny: “Fun for the entire family, enjoy this wonderful, witty retelling of a classic fairy-tale*. With a score consisting of well-known pop songs, follow Snow White and her Seven Dwarves [sic] as they try to save Christmas from her Wicked Aunt. This British Panto style performance will have you laughing in the aisles and singing from your seats.” So yeah, edibles. (*”retelling of a classic fairy-tale” means this isn’t a Disney™ show: Snow White is public domain, so the Mouse’s lawyers can’t do skippy. Yet. #freeMickey2024) This week: Tuesday-Friday 7:00, Saturday and Sunday 2:00 and 7:00. Closes Sunday. Memorial Auditorium, DECPA, Raleigh.
dukeenergycenterraleigh.com
 

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 RDU on Stage. 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 – Century Sisters

November 5, 2019

 

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through November 11, 2019

OPENING:

As You Like It – William Shakespeare’s pastoral comedy, presented by Duke Theater Studies. Directed by Jules Odendahl-James. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through November 17. Sheafer Theater, Bryan Center, Duke West Campus, Durham.
theaterstudies.duke.edu

Blues for an Alabama Sky – In 1930s Harlem, two artists struggle for success. NCCU Theatre presents Pearl Cleage’s 1995 drama. Directed by Kenneth Hinton. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through November 17. University Theatre, Farrison Newton Building, 1707 Fayetteville Street, NCCU Campus, Durham.
nccu.edu

The Boys Next Door – Four intellectually challenged men in a group home attempt to get by with the help of a young social worker. Tom Griffin’s 1988 play is presented by Stageworks Theatre. No director listed. This week: Thursday and Friday 7:30, Saturday 2:00 and 7:30 at Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W Ballentine Street, Holly Springs. hollyspringsnc.us. (Continues next week at Fuquay-Varina Arts Center.)

* A Bronx Tale – In the 1960s a young boy gets involved with organized crime in this 2016 musical adaptation of Chazz Palminteri’s autobiographical 1988 play. Touring production. This week only: Tuesday-Thursday 7:30, Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 1:00 and 7:00. DPAC, Durham.
dpacnc.com

Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years – Gayle Turner and Lakeisha Coffey portray centenarian sisters Sadie and Bessie Delany, children of a former slave, who recount their lives growing up in Raleigh during early 20th century Jim Crow, and later in New York during the Harlem renaissance. Emily Mann’s 1995 stage adaptation of Amy Hill Hearth’s 1993 true oral history is presented by NC Theatre, and directed by Tia James. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Continues through November 17. Fletcher Theater, DECPA, Raleigh.
nctheatre.com

* Is God Is – A modern tragic, spaghetti western, hip-hop and afro-punk myth follows twin sisters as they sojourn from the Dirty South to the California desert to exact righteous revenge. Staged reading of a play by Aleshae Harris. Presented as part of the “Let Her Tell It” series, readings and performances written by Black women and centered on Black womanhood, curated by JaMeeka Holloway-Burrell. One show only: Saturday 7:30. The Mothership, 401 West Geer Street, Durham.
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* Memoriam – An original musical adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula by Erin and Jeremy Phillips, Directed by Kelsey Rosenberg. Presented by Solace Theatre. This week only: Friday 7:00, Saturday 2:00 and 7:00. Garner Performing Arts Center, 900 7th Avenue, Garner.
solacetheatre.org

The Trojan Women – Bare Theater presents the classic Euripides tragedy. Directed by Bobby Callaway. This week: Friday 8:00 Chapel Hill Friends Meeting, 531 Raleigh Road, Chapel Hill; Saturday 8:00 and Sunday 3:30 at Durham Friends Meeting, 404 Alexander Avenue, Durham. Continues through November 24.
baretheatre.org
 

CONTINUING:

* Be More Chill – An intelligent digital assistant helps a high school student become popular. NRACT presents Joe Tracz and Joe Iconis’ 2015 musical comedy adaptation of Ned Vizzini’s YA novel. Director not listed. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. NRACT, 7713-51 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
nract.org

* Carolyn Adams – Tom, the owner of a used sporting goods shop, hosts a weekly gathering of friends to watch Monday Night Football, but is stunned by a newcomer who bears an uncanny resemblance to a girl who died in a car crash 50 years ago. Full Nelson Theatre presents the world premiere of Mark Cornell’s comedy drama, directed by Nancy Lane. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.
artscenterlive.org

* You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown – Raleigh Little Theatre’s Family Series presents Clark Gesner’s 1967 musical adaptation of the Charles M. Schultz comic strip. Directed by Matthew Hurley. This week: a special sensory-friendly performance on Saturday November 9. Sutton Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org
 

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 RDU on Stage. 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 – World Travelers

October 8, 2019

 
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A listing of Triangle theater performances
through October 14, 2019

OPENING:

Around the World in 80 Days – Theatre Raleigh’s Family Series presents the world premiere of Claybourne Elder and Rodney Bush’s stage musical adaptation of the Jules Verne novel. Director not listed. This week: Friday 7:00, Saturday 2:00 and 7:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through October 27. Kennedy Theatre, DECPA, 2 East South Street, Raleigh.
theatreraleigh.com

The Container – Five strangers, refugees from war-torn countries seek to escape to freedom in a shipping container. Burning Coal Theatre presents Clare Bayley’s 2007 site-specific play, directed by Avis Hatcher Puzo, in a shipping container on the grounds of Raleigh’s Contemporary Art Museum. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:00 and 9:00, Sunday 2:00 and 4:00. Continues through October 27. (Note: seating is limited; 16 of the 24 scheduled performances are already sold out.) CAM, 409 West Martin Street, Raleigh.
burningcoaltheatre.org

* Gypsy – Pauper Players, UNC’s student-run musical theater company, presents the 1959 Laurents/Styne/Sondheim musical about noted 20th century burlesque performer Gypsy Rose Lee. Directed by Andrew Linden, musical director Gian Gibboney. This week only: Thursday and Friday 7:30, Saturday 2:00 and 7:30. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.
artscenterlive.org

* Reality Check-In – Jacob has already been through eight job interviews this week, and it’s only Wednesday – but he’s trying to hold it together. Black Poetry Theatre presents a new work by Church Da Poet. This week only: Friday 8:00, Saturday 7:30. Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville Street, Durham.
blackpoetrytheatre.com

* The Translation Festival – The Process Series in collaboration with the Department of Dramatic Arts, presents staged readings of new plays in translation from Italy, Mexico, South Korea, and Austria on four consecutive days.
• Thursday October 10 at 7:30: iPlay by Bernhard Studler (Austria)
• Friday October 11 at 7:30: Inching Toward Yeolaha by Sam-Shik Pai (South Korea)
• Saturday October 12 at 7:30: Good Luck Hotel by Alejando Ricaño (Mexico)
• Sunday October 13 at 1:30: Dust by Saverio La Ruina (Italy)
All readings in Room 101, Center for Dramatic Art, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
comm.unc.edu
 

CONTINUING:

Aladdin – Touring production of the Disney musical adapted from the Disney movie. This week: Tuesday-Thursday 7:30, Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 1:00 and 7:00. Continues through October 27. DPAC, Durham.
dpacnc.com

* Best of Enemies – NCCU’s Department of Theatre presents the true story of Durham civil rights activist Ann Atwater and her unlikely alliance in the 1970s with C.P. Ellis, a leader of the local Ku Klux Klan. Stage adaptation by Mark St. Germain, based on the book by Osha Gray Davidson. Directed by Stephanie Asabi M Howard. This week: Friday 10:00 a.m., Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. University Theatre, Farrison-Newton Building, NCCU Campus, Durham.
nccu.edu

* Blood at the Root – Raleigh Little Theatre presents Dominique Morisseau’s 2014 play, based on a true story of racial conflict at a Louisiana high school in 2006. Directed by Lormarev Jones. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Gaddy-Goodwin Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

Dracula – Adapted and directed by Ira David Wood III, Theatre in the Park’s stage production of the Bram Stoker novel has once again risen from the grave! This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through October 20. TIP, Raleigh.
theatreinthepark.com

* The Roommate – An empty-nester’s ad for a roommate brings a response from a Bronx vegan, leading to unexpected results for both women. Bulldog Ensemble Theater opens its season with Jen Silverman’s 2016 dark comedy. Directed by Marshall Botvinick. This week: Thursday 7:30, Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. The Fruit, 305 South Dillard Street, Durham.
bulldogdurham.org

* Rumors – At a posh Manhattan townhouse, the wedding anniversary celebration for the Deputy Mayor of New York threatens to go awry: the husband is in the bedroom with a gunshot wound, the wife is missing, and the guests are about to arrive. Peak Ensemble Players presents peak Neal Simon’s 1988 farce. Directed by Kathleen Rudolph. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Halle Cultural Arts Center, 237 North Salem Street, Apex.
apexnc.org

* Waters Rise – In a near-future United States, two roommates contend with climate-change floodwaters, survival strategies, and a possible alien invasion in a new comedy by Justine Weisinger. Directed by Yvette Holder. Presented by Women’s Theatre Festival. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 1:30. Closes Sunday. Shadowbox Studios, 2200-D Dominion Street, Durham.
womenstheatrefestival.com
 

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 – A Man’s Voice

August 27, 2019

 
Man's Voice

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through September 2, 2019

 
CONTINUING:

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder – A distant heir to a British family fortune decides to improve his position by disposing of the other family members. The 2012 musical comedy is based on a 1906 novel (which also inspired the 1949 Alec Guinness film Kind Hearts and Coronets.) Patrick Torres directs for Raleigh Little Theatre. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Extended through September 8. Sutton Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

We Are Here – Triangle cultural treasure Paperhand Puppet Intervention returns with its 20th annual giant puppet performance for all ages, presenting a vision of dreams, magic, and nature and the possibilities of imagination. Tickets at the door with suggested donation. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:00, Sunday 3:00 and 7:00, Labor Day Monday 7:00. (Evening pre-shows at 6:20, Sunday matinee reshow at 2:20.). Continues through September 29. Forest Theatre, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill. (September 6-8 performances at NC Museum of Art, Raleigh. NCMA advance tickets available online.)
paperhand.org
 

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 – Eyes Wide Shut

July 23, 2019

 
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A listing of Triangle theater performances
through July 29, 2019

 

OPENING:

* Annie – During the Great Depression with millions unemployed, a young orphan girl struggles to survive, until an obscenely wealthy unmarried New York plutocrat takes her into his home, then everything is okay, and it’s Christmas. NC Theatre presents yet another area production of the 1976 musical. Directed by Eric Woodall. This week only: Tuesday-Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Memorial Auditorium, DECPA, Raleigh.
nctheatre.com

* ShakesQueer: A Staged Reading – “I am all the daughters of my father’s house/And all the brothers too.” Bare Theatre presents an evening exploring queer subtext in Shakespeare. Directed by Dustin Britt. One night only: Saturday 7:00. Imurj Cafe, 300 South McDowell Street, Raleigh.
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CONTINUING:

* Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill – In 1959 shortly before her death, Billie Holiday talks about her life while performing in a run-down Philadelphia bar. NRACT presents the 1986 biographical play by Lanie Robertson. Director not listed. Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. NRACT, 7713-51 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
nract.org
 

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.


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