Theater Week – Farewell Angelina

November 28, 2017

 

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through December 4, 2017

 

OPENING:

A Charlie Brown Christmas – Stage adaptation of the 1965 Christmas TV special. Presented by Theatre in the Park. No director listed. This week: Friday 7:30, Saturday 11:00/2:00/5:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through December 10. TIP, Raleigh.
theatreinthepark.com

* A Christmas Story – Everybody run, Ralphie’s got a gun. Cary Players presents the stage version of the 1983 movie based on stories by Jean Shepherd. No director listed. This week only: Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 3:00 and 7:30. Closes Sunday. Cary Arts Center.
caryplayers.org

Cinderella – Raleigh Little Theatre’s annual holiday musical staging of the Charles Perrault fairy tale, adapted and composed by Jim Eiler and Jeanne Bargy. Directed by Rod and Nancy Rich. This week: Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 1:00 and 5:00. Continues through December 17. Sutton Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

* A Drag Queen Christmas: The Naughty Tour – Holiday-themed songs and drag performance, featuring contestants from RuPaul’s Drag Race. Presented by Murray and Peter. One show only: Tuesday 8:00. Carolina Theatre, Durham.
carolinatheatre.org

Peter Pan & Wendy – A new stage adaptation of the J.M. Barrie story, adapted by Lillian White and the Burning Coal Theatre Company. Directed by Lillian White. This week: Thursday and Friday 7:30, Saturday 2:00 and 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through December 17.
burningcoal.org

* Home for the Holidays! – In 1960’s North Carolina, a family faces being separated at Christmas, unless a miracle happens. Written and directed by Jane Underhill. Presented by The Prime Time Players. This week only: Wednesday 2:00 at the Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Drive in Hillsborough; Thursday and Saturday 2:00 at Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Road in Chapel Hill.
orangecountync.gov

* School of Rock – Through unlikely circumstances, an unsuccessful rock musician takes over as the music teacher at an elite prep school. Rock ensues. Touring production of the 2015 Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, based on the 2003 Richard Linklater/Mike White/Jack Black movie. 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
 

ONGOING:

Dot – A dysfunctional family with an aging mother reunites for the holidays in her West Philly neighborhood. PlayMakers Rep presents Colman Domingo’s 2016 comedy-drama. Directed by Nicole A. Watson. This week: Tuesday-Friday 7:30, Saturday 2:00 and 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through December 10. Paul Green Theatre, CDA, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
playmakersrep.org

Lake Placid – Set in upstate New York during the 1980 Winter Olympics, Little Green Pig’s improvised play with music presents a different story and a different guest star every night. Directed by Jaybird O’Berski; music by Louis Landry. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, “blue show” Saturday 10:00. Continues through December 9. Presented at a new performance space: The Fruit, 305 S. Dillard, Durham.
littlegreenpig.com

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical – An annual presentation of Broadway Series South, this stage musical version of the Beloved Holiday Classic™ is based on the venerable 1964 Rankin/Bass animated TV Xmas special (which vastly expanded the mythology of Johnny Marks’ 1949 hit song for Gene Autry — itself based on a 1939 Christmas promotional coloring book created by Robert L. May for Montgomery Ward in Chicago). Get your tickets early — this one sells faster than the bargain table at Misfit Toys “R” Us. This week: Friday 6:30, Saturday and Sunday 11:00 and 2:00. Continues through December 24. Fletcher Theater, DECPA, Raleigh.
dukeenergycenterraleigh.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 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.

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Theater Week – Green-Eyed Monster

May 3, 2011

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through May 9, 2011

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.

OPENING:
Distracted – Raleigh Ensemble Players stages Lisa Loomer’s comedy about attention deficit disorder. This week: Saturday 8:00, Sunday 7:00. Continues through May 21. REP, Raleigh.
realtheatre.org

Hello Dolly! – Jerry Herman’s musical version of Thornton Wilder’s The Merchant of Yonkers (itself an adaptation of two 19th century works). Presented by NC Theatre. This week: Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 2:00 and 7:00. Continues through May 15. Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh.
nctheatre.com

The Little Mermaid – A (non-Disney) stage version of the Hans Christian Andersen story, presented by Legacy Repertory Company. Two shows: Saturday 2:00 and 6:00. Carolina Theatre, Durham.
carolinatheatre.org

The Love Search – Jmeka Cherrel’s play about a journey of love and healing, presented by EGGcellent Productions. This weekend only: Friday and Saturday 7:00, matinees Saturday and Sunday 2:00. Seby Jones Gallery, St. Augustine’s College Campus, Raleigh.
eggcellentproductions.org

Othello – “Put out the light, and then put out the light.” Paul Frellick directs the Shakespeare tragedy. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through May 28. Deep Dish Theater, University Mall, Chapel Hill.
deepdishtheater.org

Puss in Boots – Hello, kitty! Charles Perrault’s tale of a feline con artist in a family-friendly production presented by Cary Players. This weekend: Thursday-Saturday 7:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through May 14. Herb Young Community Center, Cary.
caryplayers.org

Sideways Stories from Wayside School – Raleigh Little Theatre presents a play for kids about strange adventures in an unusual school, adapted from the Louis Sachar books. This week: Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 1:00 and 5:00. Continues through May 22. Gaddy-Goodwin Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

Stuart Little – Musical version of the E.B. White story about a very human mouse. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through May 22. North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
nract.org

ONGOING:
Beguiled Again – An evening of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart songs. This week: Thursday 2:00 and 7:00, Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through May 15. Temple Theatre, Sanford.
templeshows.com

Oh, Baby! A Cycle of Fertility Plays – FATE presents a play by Debbie Barrett. Thursday-Saturday 8:00. Closes Saturday. Harrison Pointe Shopping Center, Cary.
fate4.us

Pornography – Simon Stephens’ play about a suicide bomber and the people who cross his path. Produced by Distillery Theatre and Burning Coal’s second stage series. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. The Murphey School, Raleigh.
distillerytheatre.org

Why Torture Is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them – Ghost and Spice presents a satire on national insecurity by Christopher Durang. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through May 14. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
ghostandspice.com

Please contact us with any corrections or omissions.
For a more complete listing of area events,
we recommend the arts calendar at Indyweek.com.


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