Theater Week – George Bernard Thaw

January 9, 2018

 

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through January 15, 2018

 
OPENING:

Love Letters – Sandy Duncan and Ira David Wood III star in A.R. Gurney’s 1988 epistolary drama about two people who exchange letters over the course of half a century. Presented by NC Theatre; director not listed. This week: Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Continues through January 21. Fletcher Theatre, DECPA, Raleigh.
dukeenergycenterraleigh.com

* Triangle African American Theater Preview – Triangle Friends of African American Arts presents a showcase preview of dramatic readings, songs, and scenes from upcoming stage productions. One night only: Sunday 7:00. Sutton Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

What We’re Up Against – A woman in a male-dominated architecture firm takes on its glass-ceiling culture. Raleigh Little Theatre presents Theresa Rebeck’s very timely 2017 workplace comedy. Directed by Heather J. Strickland. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through January 28. Note: Performances at Leggett Theatre, Peace University, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org
 

ONGOING:

The Mound Builders – An archaeological dig in the midwest uncovers fault lines of friends and family. Ward Theatre presents a revival of the 1975 Lanford Wilson drama. The production will feature a rotating cast of actors, check the schedule for more information. Director not listed. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:30. Continues through February 18. Ward Theatre, 4905 Pine Cone Drive, Suites 11 & 12, Durham.
wardtheatrecompany.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 – Merely Players

October 4, 2016

 

everscape

Samantha Corey in Everscape – Bare Theatre

 

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through October 10, 2016

 
OPENING:

* Childress in Mind – A celebration of the life, work, and legacy of dramatist Alice Childress for her centennial birthday, featuring photography, performance, panel discussion, a wine reception, and more. Presented by Black Ops Theatre. One night: Friday 7:30. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.
manbitesdogtheater.org

Dracula – Adapted and directed by Ira David Wood III, Theatre in the Park’s 2015 production of the Bram Stoker novel has risen from the grave! This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through October 16. TIP, Raleigh.
theatreinthepark.com

Everscape – Four ordinary people escape from their ordinary lives by teaming up online to play a fantasy video game, but discover that reality and the virtual world are starting to blur together. North Carolina premiere of Allan Maule’s 2016 play, first presented this summer at the NYC Fringe Festival. Directed by Heather J. Strickland. Presented by Bare Theatre and Sonorous Road Productions. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through October 23. Sonorous Road, 209 Oberlin Road, Raleigh.
baretheatre.org

Nickel and Dimed – Justice Theater Project presents Joan Holden’s 2002 play based on the book by Barbara Ehrenreich about getting by on minimum wage. Directed by Terra Hodge. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through October 22. St. Francis of Assisi, Leesville Road, Raleigh.
thejusticetheaterproject.org

Skylight – A woman is visited by the older man she had an affair with years before who wants to renew their relationship. John Gulley directs David Hare’s 1995 play for Burning Coal Theatre. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through October 23. Burning Coal, Murphey School, Raleigh.
burningcoaltheatre.org
 

ONGOING:

* Mothers and Sons – Terence McNally’s 2013 drama about a woman who visits her late son’s male partner, now married to another man. Directed by Timothy E. Locklear, presented by Raleigh Little Theatre. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Gaddy-Goodwin Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

* Oklahoma! – Rodgers and Hammerstein’s 1943 cornbelter. Directed by Gina Winter, Music Director Heather Copley. Presented by Cary Players. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Cary Arts Center.
caryplayers.org

The Trump Card – Bully, billionaire, slumlord, super classy developer, world-class narcissist, Presidential candidate. Manbites Dog presents a staged reading adapted from the monologue by master storyteller Mike Daisey. Performed by Carl Martin, directed by Jeff Storer. This week: Sunday and Monday 7:30. Continues through November 7. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.
manbitesdogtheater.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.

 


Theater Week – Titus Grown

November 4, 2015

Titus Grown

Titus Andronicus – Bare Theatre

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through November 9, 2015

 

OPENING:

* The Giver – Stage adaptation of Lois Lowry’s young adult novel, directed by Jenny Justice. Presented by Durham Regional Theatre. This week only: Friday 7:00, Saturday 1:00. Holton Center, 401 N. Driver St., Durham.
durhamregionaltheatre.com

The Glass Menagerie – A new Durham company, Bartlett Theater, presents a Tennessee Williams season, beginning with his breakthrough 1944 drama. Directed by Jonathan Bohun Brady. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through November 15. PSI Theatre, DAC, Durham.
bartletttheater.org

Titus Andronicus – Things don’t end well in a political power struggle after an escalating series of bad decisions. Bare Theatre’s all-women cast and crew takes on Shakespeare’s most horrifying tragedy. Post-show panels on women in theater on November 7 and November 20. Directed by Heather J. Strickland. Presented by Bare Theatre. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00. Continues through November 21. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
baretheatre.org

A Year with Frog and Toad – A kid-friendly musical about a pair of amphibian pals, based on the book by Arnold Lobel. Presented by Raleigh Little Theatre’s Youth Series. Directed by Sue Scarborough. This week: Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 1:00 and 5:00. Continues through November 22. Gaddy-Goodwin Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

 
ONGOING:

The Cherry Orchard – Chekhov’s classic tale of a family desperately in need of a financial advisor. Directed by Paul Frellick. Presented by Deep Dish Theater. This week: Friday 8:00, Saturday 3:00. Continues through November 13. Deep Dish Theater, University Mall, Chapel Hill.
deepdishtheater.org

* Mr. Burns, a post-electric play – Survivors of a near-future civilization-ending apocalypse sit around a campfire recounting old episodes of The Simpsons — like you do. Jeff Storer directs Anne Washburn’s century-spanning epic of human perseverance and the power of theater. Presented by Manbites Dog Theater. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 7:30. Closes Saturday. Manbites Dog, Durham.
manbitesdogtheater.org

Outside Mullingar – Two middle-aged people, living on adjacent Irish Farms, make hesitant steps towards a romantic relationship. Tony Lea directs John Patrick Shanley’s 2014 drama. Presented by Deep Dish Theater in rotating rep with The Cherry Orchard (resuming next week). This week: Wednesday and Thursday 7:30, Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through November 14. Deep Dish Theater, University Mall, Chapel Hill.
deepdishtheater.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.

 


Theater Week – Please Don’t See Our Show

August 20, 2013


 

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through August 26, 2013

OPENING:
As You Like It – Outdoor performance of Shakespeare’s comedy transported to the woods of Appalachia, featuring live original music by The Zinc Kings. Directed by Heather J. Strickland. Presented by Bare Theatre, Raleigh Little Theatre and Pinecone. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00 (preshow bluegrass music at 7:00). Continues through August 30. Stephenson Amphitheate, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

Good People – David Lindsay-Abaire’s 2011 play about an unemployed woman seeking help from a former boyfriend. Directed by Tony Lea. Presented by Deep Dish Theater. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through September 14. Deep Dish Theater, University Mall, Chapel Hill.
deepdishtheater.org

A Steady Rain – Two Chicago cops have to deal with the consequences of a fatal mistake in Keith Huff’s 2011 drama. Directed by C. Glen Matthews. Presented by Honest Pint Theatre Company. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through September 8. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
honestpinttheatre.blogspot.com

* Triassic Parq: The Musical – Dinosaurs in a theme park encounter some startling gender issues, in the racy 2010 musical comedy by Marshall Pailet, Bryce Norbitz, and Stephen Wargo. Featuring Chapel Hill indie rock trio Bears in the City. Directed by Nathaniel P. Claridad; musical director Caroline Strange. Presented by Wagon Wheel Arts. This week only: Thursday and Friday 8:00, Saturday 6:00 and 10:30, Sunday 5:00. Kenan Theatre, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
triassicparqnc.com

* Tribe in Motion – Recollections of a woman war veteran told through dialogue, original music and dance, conceptualized and written by Rremida Shkoza. This week only: Friday and Saturday 8:00. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.
artscenterlive.org

ONGOING:
Invisible Earth – Paperhand Puppet Intervention returns with its annual family friendly end-of-summer outdoor extravaganza, this time “a paradoxical pageant of hope, impending doom and planetary possibilities” featuring masks, stilt walkers, and a puppetized cast of goats, chickens, pigs and trilobites. Original music composed by Ari Picker (of Lost in the Trees). This week: Friday-Sunday 7:00 (pre-show at 6:20). Continues through September 8, Forest Theatre, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill. (Plus September 13-15 performances at the NC Museum of Art, Raleigh).
paperhand.org

OFF-OFF TRIANGLE:
* What Every Girl Should Know – In 1914, four girls in a Catholic reformatory adopt birth-control advocate Margaret Sanger as their patron saint. Monica Byrne’s play, which premiered to sold-out houses in Durham in 2012, gets wider exposure with a slot in FringeNYC. Produced by The Order of St. Margaret Sanger. Directed by Jaki Bradley. This week: Tuesday 6:30, Friday 4:45, Saturday 9:15. Closes Saturday. Robert Moss Theater, 440 Studios, Lafayette Street, New York.
Indiegogo/WEGSK

IMPROV:
* Third Date – Improv group Third Date presents an evening of scenes based on improvised movement pieces. This week only: Friday and Saturday 8:00. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.org

AUDITIONS:
Meredith Ensemble Theatre auditions male actors for its fall productions of The Three Sisters and The Clean House. Wednesday 7:00, Studio Theatre, Meredith College Campus, Raleigh. More info

* = Final 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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