Theater Week – Into the Woods

July 10, 2018

 

Goblin Market illustration by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1862.

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through July 16, 2018

 
OPENING:

Big Fish – A young man tries to unravel the truth behind his father’s tall tales. Theatre Raleigh presents the 2013 musical, based on Daniel Wallace’s 1998 novel and the 2003 film adaptation. Directed by Eric Woodall. This week: Wednesday-Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through July 22. Kennedy Theatre, DECPA, Raleigh.
theatreraleigh.com

First Date – A couple meets for a blind date and things get complicated. NRACT presents the 2012 musical by Austin Winsberg, Alan Zachary, and Michael Weiner. Directed by Pete Comperatore; Music Director: Rebekah Holland. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through July 29. DECPA, 7713-51 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
nract.org

Goblin Market – Adapted from Christina Rossetti’s wonderfully strange 1862 poem, Polly Pen and Peggy Harmon’s 1985 musical adaptation tells the story of two sisters who encounter mortal peril when they venture into the realm of goblins. (Suggested age: 15 and up.) Directed by Ashley Popio; Musical Direction by Katherine Anderson; Choreography by Jennifer Palmer. Presented by Women’s Theatre Festival as part of its 2018 “Women Are Heroes” season, in partnership with The Carolina Ballet. This week: Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through July 22. Burning Coal Theatre, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh.
womenstheatrefestival.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 – Hunt

October 21, 2014

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through October 27, 2014

SPECIAL EVENTS:
* The Hunt – A team video scavenger hunt competition in and around central Durham. Fundraiser for the Southern Documentary Fund. All day Saturday, starting at 10:00 a.m. Registration required.
thehuntdurham.com

* Stories for Change – Fundraiser featuring celebrity storytellers Jeff Polish (The Monti), Jennifer Thompson (Picking Cotton), Mike Wiley (Dar He, Parchman Hour), and Daniel Wallace (Big Fish, The Kings and Queens of Roam); as well as live music, and readings by previous Hidden Voices participants. Proceeds benefit two current Hidden Voices projects: No Difference: Ending Sexual Violence in our Time, and Central Lives (exploring life in maximum security settings in the southeast). One night: Friday 7:00; VIP reception at 6:00. Varsity Theater, Chapel Hill.
hiddenvoices.org

 
ONGOING:
* Almost, Maine – John Cariani’s 2004 play about the residents of a small town in Maine. Presented by Stars Community Theatre. This week: Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00. Closes Saturday. Stars Theatre and Arts Center, Fuquay Varina.
starstheatreandart.com

* Desire Under the Elms – A New England family experiences relationship issues in Eugene O’Neill’s 1924 tragedy, based on the legend of Phaedra. Directed by David Henderson. Presented by Raleigh Little Theatre. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Sutton Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

If My Feet Have Lost the Ground – Torry Bend combines puppetry, video, and music for a dreamlike show about a woman on a journey of flight and revelation. Presented by StreetSigns Center for Literature and Performance. This week: Thursday and Friday 8:15, Saturday 2:00 and 8:15, Sunday 2:00. Continues through November 1. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.
manbitesdogtheater.org

* Urinetown – Don’t be the bunny! Duke’s Hoof ‘n’ Horn presents the 2001 musical satire/Brechtian pastiche by Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis. Directed by James Hamilton. This week: Thursday and Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Sheafer Theater, Bryan Center, Duke West Campus, Durham.
hoofnhorn.org

 
IMPROV:
The Scary Show – “We traced it. The improv is coming from inside the theater!!” Transactors presents an evening of scary stories made up on the spot. Music by Killer Filler. One night only: Saturday 8:00. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.
artscenterlive.org

 
* – Concludes 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 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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