Theater Week – The Egg and I Am That I Am

April 11, 2017

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through April 17, 2017

 

OPENING:

* Jesus Christ Superstar – NC Theatre resurrects the Tim Rice/Andrew Lloyd Webber musical passion play just in time for Easter! Directed by Eric Woodall. This Easter week only: Tuesday-Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Closes Sunday. Memorial Auditorium, DECPA, Raleigh.
nctheatre.com
 

ONGOING:

* Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris – Duke Theater Studies presents Eric Blau and Mort Shuman’s 1968 musical revue of the songs of Jacques Brel. Directed by Jaybird O’Berski. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Sheafer Theater, Bryan Center, Duke West Campus, Durham.
theaterstudies.duke.edu

My Fair Lady – Lerner and Lowe’s classic 1956 musical adaptation of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, in which a professor mansplains the importance of proper English to a working class woman. Directed by Tyne Rafaeli, music director Mark Hartman. Presented by PlayMakers Rep. This week: Tuesday-Friday 7:30, Saturday 2:00 and 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through April 29. Paul Green Theatre, CDA, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
playmakersrep.org

On Golden Pond – Theatre in the Park presents Ernest Thompson’s 1979 play about an elderly couple spending the summer at their lake house, and their sometimes turbulent relationship with their daughter. Director not listed. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through April 23. TIP, Raleigh.
theatreinthepark.com

Revival – A cultural and musical collage set in 1950s Appalachia, presented by Ward Theatre Company. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30. Continues through May 7. Ward Theatre, 4905 Pine Cone Drive, Suite 12, Durham.
wardtheatrecompany.com

* Romeo and Juliet – the remix – NC Central’s Department of Theatre presents the Shakespeare tragedy. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00. Closes Saturday. University Theatre, Farrison-Newton Communications Bldg., NCCU Campus, Durham.
Ticket info: 919-530-6242

The Royale – Burning Coal presents Marco Ramirez’ 2013 play about the first African American world heavyweight boxing champion (loosely based on Jack Johnson). Directed by Avis Hatcher-Puzzo. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through April 23. Burning Coal Theatre, Murphey School, Raleigh.
burningcoal.org
 
 
RADIO PLAYS:

CPF Radio Hour – Cary Playwrights Forum launches an ambitious weekly live theater radio show performing original North Carolina-centric plays. Begins Tuesday at 9:00 p.m. on Carrboro’s WCOM at 103.5 (or go here for the WCOM live stream). Visit the CPF website for information about the show, how to submit scripts, and more.
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 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 – drive she said

April 29, 2014

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through May 4, 2014

OPENING:
American Idiot – Touring production of the Green Day rock opera returns to DPAC for just two nights. This week only: Tuesday and Wednesday 7:30. DPAC,Durham.
dpacnc.com

Driving Miss Daisy – A heartwarming relationship develops between an elderly Atlanta woman and her African American chauffeur. Theatre Raleigh presents a touring production of Alfred Uhry’s hardy perennial from 1987, featuring Kevyn Morrow as Hoke. Directed by Eric Woodall. This week: Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Continues through May 11. Fletcher Theatre, DECPA, Raleigh.
nctheatre.com

ONGOING:
I Never Saw Another Butterfly: The Musical – NRACT presents a stage musical version of Celeste Raspanti’s play, based on art and poetry created by children in a Nazi concentration camp. Directed by Tanner Lagasca, Music Director: Craig Johnson. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through May 11. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
nract.org

Pageant – An all-male cast portrays beauty pageant contestants in Theatre in the Park’s production of the 1991 musical comedy by Bill Russell, Frank Kelly, and Albert Evans. Directed by Ira David Wood IV; Music Director Scott McKenzie. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through May 11. TIP, Raleigh.
theatreinthepark.com

* Pinocchio – Musical version of Carlo Collodi’s 19th century story about an anthropomorphic action figure. Directed by Linda O’Day Young. Presented by Raleigh Little Theatre. This week: Thursday 10:00 a.m. and 1:00, Saturday and Sunday 1:00. Closes Sunday. Sutton Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

Spirits to Enforce – To the phone banks! Twelve superheroes face a challenge of Shakespearian proportions in the Tempest-tossed 2003 play by Mickle Maher. Directed by Jeff Storer. Presented by Manbites Dog Theater. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:15, Sunday 2:00. Continues through May 10. MDT, Durham.
manbitesdogtheater.org
 
 
IMPROV/COMEDY:
* Comically Challenged 3 – An evening of stand-up comics, including Jeff Day, Rachel Klem, Eric Megert, Ann Roy, Rus Hames, Irene Rockwelll, and Jon Kuczynski. One night: Saturday 8:00. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.org

* The Thirst of May – A trio of improv groups – All Play, Awkward Silence, and The Purple Jessups – presented by Bravest Face Improv. One night: Friday 8:00. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.org
 
 
AUDITIONS:
Manbites Dog hosts general auditions this Saturday with various Triangle companies and directors in attendance. All appointment slots are filled; get info about the waiting list here.

ArtsCenter Stage is looking for an African-American actor to understudy the role of Eli (50-60+) in their May production of August Wilson’s Gem of the Ocean. Contact Jeri Lynn Schulke at artscenterstage@artscenterlive.org for more information.

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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