Theater Week – Blue

December 4, 2018

 

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through December 10, 2018

OPENING:

Buy My Art and Call It Holy – Monét Noelle Marshall presents the concluding installment of her “Buy It Call It” trilogy, a participatory, experiential series of events over 10 days at five different locations, examining and reimagining what we call art and what we consider holy. This week:
-Friday 7:00: Night of Invitation, an opening reception at 310 East Main Street, Durham.
– Saturday 3:00: Day of Celebration, movement and dance at Living Art Collective, 410 West Geer St, Durham.
– Sunday 3:00: Sunday Service, at W.G. Pearson Center, 600 E. Umstead St., Durham.
Continues through December 16.
facebook.com/events

* A Charlie Brown Christmas – Theatre in the Park presents a stage version of the AARP-eligible 1965 TV special. Director not listed. (Opened November 30.) This week: Friday 7:30, Sensory-friendly performance Saturday 11:00, Saturday 2:00 and 5:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday.
theatreinthepark.com

A Christmas Carol – Theatre in the Park presents its original musical comedy version of the Dickens story, now in its – I’m going to say 85th? – season. Written and directed by Ira David Wood III. (Note: The role of Scrooge alternates between Ira David Wood III and Ira David Wood IV, check schedule.) This week: Wednesday-Friday 7:00, Saturday 2:00 and 7:00, Sunday 2:00. Memorial Auditorium, DECPA, Raleigh. Continues next week at DPAC in Durham.
dukeenergycenterraleigh.com

* Elf – Touring production of the 2010 musical comedy stage adaptation of the 2003 film. This week only: Tuesday-Thursday 7:30, Friday 8:00, Saturday 3:00 and 8:00, Sunday 1:00 and 6:30. DPAC, Durham.
dpacnc.com

The Gift of the Magi – An immersive interactive version of the O. Henry short story, adapted by Michelle Murray Wells and the company. Presented by Sonorous Road. This week: Thursday-Sunday with walkthroughs beginning at 8:00/9:00/10:00. Continues through December 17. Sonorous Road Theatre, 3801 Hillsborough St., Raleigh.
sonorousroad.com
sonorousroad.com

Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol – NRACT and Actors Comedy Lab present Tom Mula’s 1999 alternate viewpoint take on the Dickens story. Directed by Rod Rich. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through December 16. NRACT, 7713-51 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
nract.org

Lady Misrule – A father in mourning for his daughter ends up at the North Pole workshop of one S. Claus. Tiny Engine Theatre returns to the Triangle with an original “Christmas noir”, written and directed by Paul Sapp. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00. Continues through December 16. Walltown Children’s Theatre, 1225 Berkeley St, Durham.
tinyenginetheatre.com

* Last Minute Wishes – Halle Cultural Arts Center presents a Christmas comedy by Ava and Darell Jenkins set at a department store (remember those?) on Christmas Eve. Followed by Karaoke Christmas, a Holiday Pops Presentation by Andy Beck and Brian Fisher. This week only: Friday 7:30, Saturday 3:00 and 7:30, Sunday 3:00. The Halle, 237 N Salem St, Apex.
thehalle.org

* Love Life – Tony Award-winner and Duke Artist-in-Residence Victoria Clark directs a workshop production of the seldom-produced 1948 Kurt Weill/Alan Jay Lerner musical. One showing only (and it’s sold out, so call in any favors you have if you want a ticket): Friday 7:00. von der Heyden Studio Theater, Rubenstein Arts Center, Duke West Campus, Durham.
theaterstudies.duke.edu

* Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Radio Play – OdysseyStage presents the radio version of the holiday movie as it was performed on Lux Radio Theatre in 1947. The program features a dozen actors, live sound effects, and 1940s music played by The Retros. Two performances only: Saturday 2:00 at The Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Rd, Chapel Hill; Sunday 3:00, The Artscenter, Carrboro.
odysseystage.org

* Tend To Your Own House – Black Poetry Theatre continues Flip the Script. a works-in-progress series where classic works are remixed into new pieces, integrating poetry/spoken word and music. For this iteration, the plays being sampled are all early 20th century, including works by George Bernard Shaw and Ferenc Molnar. Led by Dasan Ahanu, a group of selected community artists will work together to shape each piece of the production. Three readings of these reworked pieces will be presented followed by a talk-back, offering an opportunity for community feedback. The series will culminate with a full production built from those pieces blended into one world and one storyline. Created by Dasan Ahanu, Lee Chapman, KD Lambert, and Nakita Jay. One performance only: Thursday 8:00. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.
artscenterlive.org
 

ONGOING:

* The Best Time of Year – Mom’s away and the kids have to take charge of the Christmas Eve party. Moonlight Stage Company presents an original family-friendly holiday musical. Directed by Estes Tarver. Book, music, and lyrics by Carrie Marshall. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. 1304 Paddock Dr, Raleigh.
moonlightstageco.com

Cinderella – Raleigh Little Theatre presents its popular annual holiday musical adaptation of the fairy tale. Directed by Mike McGee. This week: Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 1:00 and 5:00. Continues through December 16. Sutton Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org
 
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: The Musical – An annual presentation, 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

* She Loves Me – In 1930s Budapest, two shop clerks share an intense dislike for each other, unaware that they are also romantic pen pals. PlayMakers Rep presents Joe Masteroff, Jerry Bock, and Sheldon Harnick’s 1963 musical adaptation of Hungarian playwright Miklós László’s 1937 comedy Parfumerie. Directed by Kirsten Sanderson. Music Director Mark Hartman. This week: Tuesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Paul Green Theatre, CDA, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
playmakersrep.org

The Weir – Burning Coal Theatre revives its 2000 production of Conor McPherson’s 1997 Irish ghost story. Directed by Jerome Davis. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through December 16. Burning Coal, Murphey School, Raleigh.
burningcoal.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 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 – One Never Knows, Do One?

March 6, 2018

 

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through March 12, 2018

 
OPENING:

Ain’t Misbehavin’ – NRACT presents the 1978 musical revue celebrating the amazing Fats Waller and other performers and songwriters of the 1920s and 1930s Harlem Renaissance. Two alternating casts, so plan to see it twice. Directed by Liz Grimes Droessler. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through March 25. NRACT, 7713-51 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
nract.org

Framing the Shot – “Nothing validates your life more than someone trying to kill you.” Two women deal with photography, friendship, and possibly fatal self-validation in a comedy thriller by Allan Maule. Directed by Ira David Wood IV; presented by Sonorous Road. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through March 25. Sonorous Road Theatre, 3801 Hillsborough St (Royal Bakery building), Raleigh.
sonorousroad.com
 

ONGOING:

* Assassins – Theatre in the Park presents Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s 1990 musical about individuals who attempted to kill US Presidents. Directed by David Henderson; music director Diane Pettaway. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. TIP, Raleigh.
theatreinthepark.com

* The Christians – The pastor of a megachurch experiences a revelation that challenges the core beliefs of his congregation. Preston Lane directs Lucas Hnath’s 2014 religious drama. Presented by PlayMakers Rep in rotating Repertory with Tartuffe. This week: Thursday and Friday 7:30, Saturday 2:00. Closes Saturday. Paul Green Theatre, CDA, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
playmakersrep.org

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Theatre Raleigh’s Family Series presents a shortened, child-friendly production of the Shakespeare comic fantasy. Director not listed. This week: Friday 6:00, Saturday 3:00 and 6:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through March 18. Kennedy Theatre, DECPA, Raleigh.
theatreraleigh.com

* The Moors – Spinster sisters, living in a lonely manor house on the titular landscape, seek to take control of their narratives in Jen Silverman’s decidedly modern 2016 take on 19th century gothic romanticism. Directed by Jules Odendahl-James; presented by Manbites Dog Theater. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 8:15. Closes Saturday. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.
manbitesdogtheater.org

* The Phantom of the Opera – The thing that wouldn’t die! Touring production of the 1986 Andrew Lloyd Webber musical. This week: Tuesday-Thursday 7:30, Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 1:00 and 6:30. Closes Sunday. DPAC, Durham.
dpacnc.com

* Tartuffe – A religious conman ingratiates himself with a family in Molière’s 1662 comedy, adapted by David Ball. Directed by Saheem Ali. Presented by PlayMakers Rep, in rotating repertory with The Christians. This week: Tuesday-Wednesday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Paul Green Theatre, CDA, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
playmakersrep.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 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 – 2 Bee

March 24, 2015

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A listing of Triangle theater performances
through March 30, 2015

OPENING:
The Burial at Thebes – Celebrating its 50th birthday, University Theatre (née Thompson Theatre) reprises its very first production, Sophocles’ Antigone in a new translation by Seamus Heaney. Director not listed. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through April 19. Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre, Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
ncsu.edu/theatre

Recall – A young girl and her mom are on the run in Eliza Clark’s edgy sci-fi noir. Directed by Paul Sapp, presented by up and coming Durham theater company Tiny Engine. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through April 4. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
tinyenginetheatre.com

Regrets Only – Paul Rudnick’s 2006 madcap farce, presented by Theatre in the Park. Directed by Ira David Wood IV. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through April 12. TIP, Raleigh.
theatreinthepark.com

* The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee – William Peace Theatre presents the 2005 musical comedy. This week only: Thursday and Friday 7:30, Saturday 2:00 and 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Kenan Auditorium, William Peace University, Raleigh.
peace.edu

* Utopia Limited – Quite possibly the best 19th century operetta you will ever see lampooning the idea of corporations as people. The Durham Savoyards’ present their annual Gilbert and Sullivan production this weekend only, at the Carolina Theatre in downtown Durham. Shows: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday.
durhamsavoyards.org
 
 
ONGOING:
The Children’s Hour – NRACT presents Lillian Hellman’s controversial for its time 1934 drama. Directed by Sally Kinka. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
nract.org

Measure for Measure – A stern, moralistic judge gets his comeuppance when he messes with the wrong nun. Director Beverly Schieman transposes Shakespeare’s dark comedy to 1920’s Paris. Presented by Bare Theatre in Chapel Hill’s historic Varsity Theatre. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30. Continues through April 4.
baretheatre.org

Paris 76 – An ensemble of intriguingly disreputable cabaret performers offer an evening of music, laughter, and existential desire set in a fever dream of 1920s Paris. Directed by Jaybird O’Berski. Presented by Manbites Dog Theater. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:15, Sunday 2:00. Continues through April 4. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.
manbitesdogtheater.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
 
 
* – 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 – True Love … Possibly?

July 8, 2014


 

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through July 14, 2014

OPENING:
The Coarse Acting Show – “The South Hampton Institute of Theatre Players (from Roe-Upon-Toast, England)” presents an evening of four one-act plays, including Streuth and Henry the Tenth (Part Seven). Ira David Wood IV directs Michael Green’s affectionate 1978 tribute to bad theater. Presented by Theatre in the Park. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through July 27. TIP, Raleigh.
theatreinthepark.com

* One’s Trash; Another’s Treasure – Touring show about a real estate agent with dreams of marrying the perfect man. “A journey of denial, fear, doubt, self-discovery, self-love, then true love … possibly?”. Written and directed by LA Horton; presented by LA Horton Productions. One show only: Saturday 7:30. Garner Performing Arts Center.
garnerperformingartscenter.com

Parade – Second recent local staging of Alfred Uhry and Jason Robert Brown’s 1998 musical drama about the trial of Leo Frank (following Hoof ‘n’ Horn’s April production). Presented by Theatre Raleigh. This week: Wednesday-Friday 8:00. Saturday 2:00 and 8:00. Sunday 3:00. Continues through July 27. Kennedy Theatre, DECPA, Raleigh.
theatreraleigh.com

Solo – An evening of solo performances and monologues, presented by Owl Tree Theater for the People. This week: Friday 8:00, Saturday 3:00 and 8:00. Additional performances July 25 and 26. The Green Monkey, Raleigh.
owltreetheater

Ten by Ten in the Triangle – Popular annual series of short plays returns featuring 10 plays by 10 playwrights with 10 directors and an ensemble of 10 actors. Oddly, performances are not at 10:00. Presented by ArtsCenter Stage. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through July 27. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.
artscenterlive.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

IMPROV:
Improv Percolator – New series featuring improv students from Open Mind Improv, Group Hug, and Third Date. Thursday 8:00.
Bravest Face Improv presents three groups: Diabolical FishBank, PlayDate!, and Danny Canoe. Saturday 8:00.
Both at Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.com

* – 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 – Blithe Spirits

April 22, 2014

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through April 28, 2014

OPENING:
* Hold These Truths – True story of Gordon Hirabayashi, who took the US Government to court during World War II over its interment of Japanese Americans. PRC2 presents Jeanne Sakata’s 2007 one-man play, performed by Joel de la Fuente and directed by Lisa Rothe. This week only: Wednesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Kenan Theatre, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
playmakersrep.org

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: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through May 11. TIP, Raleigh.
theatreinthepark.com

Spirits to Enforce – To the phone banks! Twelve superheroes face a challenge of Shakespearian proportions in the 2003 play by Mickle Maher. Directed by Jeff Storer. Presented by Manbites Dog Theater. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:15. Continues through May 10. MDT, Durham.
manbitesdogtheater.org

ONGOING:
* The Diary of Anne Frank – A family goes into hiding during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. Abdelfattah Abusrour directs the 1955 Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett stage adaptation. Presented by Burning Coal Theatre. This week: Thursday and Friday 7:30, Saturday 2:00 and 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Burning Coal, Murphey School, Raleigh.
burningcoal.org

Pinnochio – 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 and Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 1:00 and 5:00. Continues through May 4. Sutton Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

CLASSES:
Instructor Dana Marks teaches a weekly class on ‘The Expressive Voice’, Sundays April 27-June 15, Movie Makers Studio, Durham. More info.

AUDITIONS:
Tiny Engine Theatre is still looking for a male lead for its summer production Hearts Like Fists. Auditions are this Saturday 12:00-2:00, at Common Ground Theatre, Durham. More info.

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 – Croquant!

February 11, 2014

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through February 17, 2014

PICK OF THE WEEK:
Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South – E. Patrick Johnson’s one man show, based on his book, exploring the southern black gay community. Directed by Joseph Megel. Presented by Jane M. Saks and Project&. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through February 22. PSI Theatre, DAC, Durham.
sweettea-theplay.com

OPENING:
Ain’t Misbehavin’ – Musical tribute to Fats Waller and the black musicians of the Harlem Renaissance, presented by the NCCU Department of Theatre and Dance. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. University Theatre, NCCU Campus, Durham.
nccu.edu

The Book of Mormon – You say you shelled out close to 300 bucks for a pair of orchestra tickets to the touring production of the blockbuster Trey Parker/Matt Stone musical, but a deadly dangerous ice storm will prevent you from attending? No problem – we’ll gladly refund your tickets! Ha ha, just kidding. No refunds (and no exchanges since all shows are sold out). Sucks to be you — or as they sing in the show — ‘Hasa Diga!’ This week: Tuesday-Thursday 7:30, Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 1:00 and 6:30. Continues through February 23. DPAC, Durham.
dpacnc.com

Caroline, or Change – Raleigh Little Theatre presents the 2004 Tony Kushner/Jeanine Tesori musical about a young Jewish boy and an African American maid in 1963 Louisiana. Directed by Karen Dacons-Brock. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through March 2. RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

Les Misérables – Lauren Kennedy. “Un centre inhabituellement croquant”! Presented by NC Theatre and Broadway Series South. This week: Tuesday-Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Continues through February 23. Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh.
nctheatre.com

The Lion in Winter – Ira David Wood III and Lynda Clark. “An unusually crunchy center”! raved Byron Woods about the original 2005 production. Directed by Ira David Wood III. Presented by Theatre in the Park. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through March 2. TIP, Raleigh.
theatreinthepark.com

Spring Awakening – Peace presents the 2006 musical adaptation (by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater) of Frank Wedekind’s still shocking 1891 play about teen sexuality. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 7:30. Continues through February 22. Leggett Theater, Peace University, Raleigh.
theatre.peace.edu

* Steel Magnolias – Robert Harling’s 1987 comedy, presented by Orange Community Players. Directed by Lisa Woodward. Thursday 7:30, Friday and Saturday 6:30 (dinner included), Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Central Orange Senior Center, Hillsborough.
ocpnc.com

* The Vagina Monologues – Annual production of the Eve Ensler play, presented by VDay Carolina. This week only: Friday 6:15* and 8:30**, Saturday 6:15** and 8:30*, Sunday 2:30*. (*English, **Spanish), Closes Sunday. Hanes Auditorium, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
vdaycarolina.web.unc.edu

ONGOING:
* Brigid without a Story – In ancient Ireland, a poet competes to be the land’s best storyteller. An original musical fantasy, written and directed by Jennifer Justice. Presented by Durham Family Theatre. This week: Friday 7:00, Saturday 2:00. Closes Saturday. Trinity Methodist Church, Durham.
durhamfamilytheatre.wordpress.com

Celebration – A patriarch’s 60th birthday allows his family to get together and put the dys- back in -functional, in David Eldridge’s stage adaptation of Thomas Vinterberg’s darkly comic 1998 film Festen. Directed by Kevin Ewert. Presented by Little Green Pig. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00. Continues through February 22. Shadowbox, Durham.
littlegreenpig.com

* The Jesus Fund – A Manhattan seminary faces a hard choice when it receives an offer of help from a former student. A new play by Terry Milner, directed by Beth Gardiner. Presented by Burning Coal Theatre. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Burning Coal, Murphey School, Raleigh.
burningcoal.org

* The Maids – Jean Genet’s 1947 psychodrama, presented by Common Ground’s Small Series. Directed by Rachel Klem. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30. Closes Saturday. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.com

Wit – An English professor battling ovarian cancer, reflects on her life. Justice Theater Project presents Margaret Edson’s 1995 drama. Directed by Carnessa Ottelin. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through February 23. St. Francis Church, Raleigh.
thejusticetheaterproject.org

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 – Roofie!

June 5, 2012

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through June 11, 2012

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:
Agate Hill to Appomattox – New one-woman show by Barbara Bates-Smith, set in the Civil War, based on works by Lee Smith, Ron Rash, and Allan Gurganus. Musical accompaniment by Jeff Sebens. This week only: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Deep Dish Theater, University Mall, Chapel Hill.
deepdishtheater.org

The Boy Friend – RLT presents Sandy Wilson’s 1953 spoof of 1920’s musicals. Directed by Haskell Fitz-Simons. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through June 24. Sutton Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof – Let the mendacity commence. The second recent production, this time by Theatre in the Park, of Tennessee Williams’ 1955 drama about a Southern family with issues. Directed by Ira David Wood IV. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Theatre in the Park, Raleigh.
theatreinthepark.com

Let Them Be Heard – An original production by Bare Theatre, telling stories of enslaved people before and during the Civil War, adapted from the WPA’s Slave Narrative oral histories recorded in the 1930’s. Written and directed by G. Todd Buker. Presented in walking tours one night only: Saturday 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 8:30. Historic Stagville, Old Oxford Highway, Durham.
baretheatre.org

Light on the Horizon – Justice Theater Project presents a new play about the people affected by the Gulf oil spill. Written and directed by Deb Royals. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through June 24. Clare Hall, St. Francis of Assisi, Leesville Road, Raleigh.
thejusticetheaterproject.org

On Deck – Transactors Experimental Theatre presents an evening of improv that uses physical location to influence the characters actions. One show: Friday 8:00. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.com

West Side Story – Touring production of the 1957 musical based on the recent Broadway revival. 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:
Between the Bells – Production postponed until November 2012. (Website not yet updated.) durhamfamilytheatre.wordpress.com

Fallen Angels – University Theatre leads off its 3-show rotating rep summer TheatreFest with Noël Coward’s 1925 comedy (see also Lettice and Lovage). Directed by Rachel Klem. This week: Thursday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Titmus Theatre, Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
ncsu.edu/theatre

In on It – Two men struggle to create a play, in Daniel MacIvor’s meta-theatrical 2000 dram-com. Presented by Manbites Dog. Directed by Dana Marks. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 8:15. Closes Saturday. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.
manbitesdogtheater.org

Lettice and Lovage – Peter Shaffer’s 1987 comedy about an over imaginative British tour guide, presented in rotating rep as part of University Theatre’s 3-show summer TheatreFest (see also Fallen Angels). Directed by John McIlwee. This week: Wednesday and Friday-Sunday 7:30. Continues through June 17. Kennedy-McIlwee Theatre, Thompson Hall, NC State Campus, Raleigh.
ncsu.edu/theatre

Mama Juggs – Anita Shontel Woodley’s one-woman show about breast health and women’s issues. One show: Friday 7:30. Health Touch, Westgate Drive, Durham.
mamajuggs.com

AUDITIONS:
Deep Dish Theater holds auditions for its 2012-13 Season, Saturday 10:00, Sunday 5:00, and Monday 6:00, by appointment. Deep Dish Theater, University Mall, Chapel Hill.
More info.

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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