Theater Week – Fog of War

September 12, 2017

 

Virtual avatar of “Michael” (Trevor Johnson) in Closer Than They Appear – Icarus Studios

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through September 18, 2017

 
OPENING:

The Cake – A baker finds it hard to reconcile her religious beliefs with a wedding cake order for two women about to be married. PlayMakers Rep begins their new season with a new comedy by Bekah Brunstetter. Directed by Jeffrey Meanza. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through October 1. Paul Green Theatre, CDA, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
playmakersrep.org

California Suite – Forest Moon presents Neil Simon’s 1976 comedy anthology of four short plays, all set in the same room of a Los Angeles hotel. Directed by Lisa Binion. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through September 24. Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St, Wake Forest.
forestmoontheater.org

Closer Than They Appear – Incorporating virtual reality animated landscapes designed by Jared Mezzocchi, Christine Evans’ play tells the story of an Iraq War veteran undergoing PTSD therapy. Directed by Joseph Megel. Presented by Piedmont Performance Factory, in partnership with The Process Series. This week: Thursday and Friday previews 8:00, Saturday 8:00 (opening night), Sunday 3:00. Continues through October 1. Studio 6, Swain Hall, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
piedmontperformancefactory.org

Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead – A group of teenagers must deal with drug use, sex, depression, suicide, abuse, and rabies, in Bert V. Royal’s unauthorized 2004 parody of Peanuts. Presented by NRACT. Directed by Pete Comperatore. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through October 1. NRACT, Leadmine Road, Raleigh.
nract.org

Escape to Freedom – Interactive experience about attempted escapes from antebellum slave life. Presented by MOJOAA. This week: Friday and Saturday 6:00, 7:30, 9:00. Continues through September 23. Mordecai Historic Park, 1 Mimosa St, Raleigh.
mojoaa.org

* PlaySlam! 2017 – Twelve playwrights enter with two short plays each, at the end of the night one leaves with a cash prize, as determined by audience vote. One night: Saturday 8:00. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.
artscenterlive.org
 

ONGOING:
 
* Bad Mothers & Neglectful Wives – A devised theater performance by local women artists, created and presented by Summer Sisters, inspired by the January 2017 Women’s March and other women-led political movements from the past and present. Directed by Rachel Klem and Carissa White. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:15. Closes Saturday. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.
manbitesdogtheater.org

* Crowns – Raleigh Little Theatre presents Regina Taylor’s 2002 musical play, which tells the story of six African-American women through the hats they wear to church. Adapted from the book by Michael Cunningham and Craig Marberry. Directed by Terra Hodge. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Sutton Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

King Lear – An aging ruler makes a series of increasingly bad executive decisions, resulting in a hostile takeover. Honest Pint presents the Shakespeare tragedy in association with Sweet Tea Shakespeare. Director not listed. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Preshow 45 minutes before curtain. Continues through September 24. Leggett Theatre, William Peace University, Raleigh.
honestpinttheatre.org

* Of Wings and Feet – Acclaimed local company Paperhand Puppet Intervention returns for its 18th annual giant puppet theater pageant, which explores “the magic and mystery of the living land, sea, and sky in an epic spectacle of struggle and resistance for our times.” Final performances this weekend: September 16-17 at the Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St in Greensboro.
paperhand.org

* Yes to Nothing – World premiere of a play by Mara Thomas about four punk rockers navigating the 1980s music scene, and their lives 20 years later. Presented by Little Green Pig. Directed by Caitlin Wells. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00. Closes Saturday. The Pinhook in Durham.
littlegreenpig.com
 

IMPROV:

* Hush Hush – Mettlesome presents an evening of the worst kept secrets in Durham in which one special guest shares a secret they never thought they’d say out loud. This month’s special secret-sharing guest: Filmmaker and photographer D.L. Anderson. One night: Friday 10:00 (following Summer Sisters’ performance of Bad Mothers and Neglectful Wives). No advance tickets, door sales only. 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.

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Theater Week – Miracle

March 21, 2017

 

Trevor Johnson and Lakeisha Coffey in The Miraculous and the Mundane.
Photo: Ed Hunt

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through March 27, 2017

 

OPENING:

* The Journey Continues – A story of “reconciliation, forgiveness and hope” set in the fashion industry. Presented by Tamara Adams. This week only: Friday 7:00, Saturday 2:00 and 7:00. Sonorous Road Theatre, 209 Oberlin Road, Raleigh.
sonorousroadtheatre.com

The Miraculous and the Mundane – Members of an African American family in Durham find their lives turned upside down when the father becomes ill. Joseph Megel directs a workshop production of the newest play by Durham writer Howard L. Craft. Presented by Manbites Dog Theater and StreetSigns. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:15, Sunday 2:00. Continues through April 1. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.
manbitesdogtheater.org

The Wolf – Theatre Raleigh’s Family Series presents a dance-theater kids’ version of Little Red Riding Hood and other fairy tales. This week: Thursday and Friday 6:00, Saturday and Sunday 3:00 and 6:00. Continues through April 2. Kennedy Theatre, DECPA, Raleigh.
theatreraleigh.com
 

ONGOING:

* 13, the Musical – A teenage boy has to relocate from New York City to Indiana in the 2008 musical by Jason Robert Brown, Dan Elish and Robert Horn. Directed by Joel Rainey. Presented by NRACT. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
nract.org

When She Had Wings – A young girl who dreams of being a pilot encounters a bird-like woman who may or may not be Amelia Earhart. Raleigh Little Theatre’s Youth Series presents Suzan Zeder’s 2015 play, directed by Patrick Torres. This week: Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 1:00 and 5:00. Continues through April 2. Gaddy-Goodwin Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.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 – Never Say Never

January 17, 2017

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A listing of Triangle theater performances
through January 23, 2017

 

OPENING:

Always…Patsy Cline – NC Theatre presents Sally Struthers in a touring production of the jukebox musical/community theater mainstay about the legendary 1950s country singer. This week: Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Continues through January 29. Fletcher Theater, DECPA, Raleigh.
nctheatre.com

Heisenberg – A seemingly mismatched couple meet and begin an unlikely relationship, but things may or may not be what they appear. Burning Coal presents Simon Stephens 2015 comedy, directed by Emily Ranii. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through February 5. Burning Coal Theatre, Murphey School, Raleigh.
burningcoaltheatre.org

It Can’t Happen Here – A fascist politician is elected President and things don’t go well. Staged reading of the 1936 Federal Theatre Project adaptation of Sinclair Lewis’s novel. Directed by Joseph Megel. One night only: Tuesday 7:30. Arcana Underground Bar and Lounge, 334 West Main Street, Durham.
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ONGOING:

* Blackbird – A woman confronts a man who sexually abused her years ago when she was twelve. Brook North directs David Harrower’s 2005 drama. Presented by South Stream Productions. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Sonorous Road Theatre, 209 Oberlin Road, Raleigh.
southstreamproductions.blogspot.com

Orlando – The Delta Boys presents Sarah Ruhl’s adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s classic time/gender-bending novel, in which an Elizabethan man becomes a favorite of the Queen, romances a mysterious Russian beauty, and wakes up one day to find he has become a woman. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:15, Sunday 7:30. Continues through January 28. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham. manbitesdogtheater.org

The Whipping Man – In the ruins of post-Civil War Richmond, two former slaves and a wounded Confederate officer celebrate Passover, but are forced to confront old secrets. Patrick Torres directs the 2006 drama by Matthew Lopez for Raleigh Little Theatre. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through January 29. Gaddy-Goodwin Theatre, RLT, Raleigh. raleighlittletheatre.org
 

SPECIAL EVENTS:

The Ghostlight Project – On the eve of the inauguration, members of the theater community – from Boston and Broadway to regional theaters and community theaters to high schools and universities across the country– will gather outside of theaters and join in a collective, simultaneous action together creating “light” for challenging times ahead. PlayMakers hosts a local gathering Thursday at 5:30 outside the Center for Dramatic Arts, UNC Campus in Chapel Hill. Bring your flashlights, lanterns, headlamps, cell phones– be creative!
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 – Pioneers

November 1, 2016

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Leroy Frasier, John Lewis Brandon, Ralph Frasier on the steps of South Building, registering as UNC’s first African-American undergraduates, September 1955.

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through November 7, 2016

 
OPENING:

* The Black Pioneers Project – Over the past year, Southern Oral History Program interns interviewed members of the “Black Pioneers” — the earliest African American students who attended UNC between 1952 and 1972. Those stories are retold through performance, and detail the struggle to overcome institutional and societal racism. Presented by The Process Series in partnership with the Southern Oral History Project. Directed by Joseph Megel. Two performances: Friday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. The Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History, 150 South Road, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
processseries.unc.edu

* Legend of Sleepy Hollow – Musical version of the Washington Irving tale for kids, presented by the Carolina Theatre’s Arts Discovery Educational Series. One day only: Tuesday 9:50 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Carolina Theatre, Durham.
carolinatheatre.org

Picasso at the Lapin Agile – NRACT presents Steve Martin’s 1993 historical comedy. Directed by Jonathan McCarter. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through November 20. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
nract.org

Richard III – A deranged, ruthless narcissist comes to power in Bare Theatre’s production of the Shakespeare play. Directed by Lucinda Gainey. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through November 20. Sonorous Road Theatre, Raleigh.
sonorousroadtheatre.com

Two Turtle Doves – A high school coach for a girl’s basketball team comes under fire for his abusive tactics. Mark Cornell’s play is directed by Shelby Hahn for Common Ground Theatre. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00. Continues through November 12. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.com
 

ONGOING:

A Charlie Brown Christmas/Jingle Bell Jukebox – RLT is first out of the gate this fall with a double-feature of Yuletide-themed shows. Directed by Linda O’Day Young for the RLT Youth Series. This week: Thursday and Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 1:00 and 5:00. Continues through November 13. Gaddy-Goodwin Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

* The Crucible – Playmakers Rep celebrates its 40th anniversary with a new staging of Arthur Miller’s disturbingly relevant 1953 political parable. Directed by Desdemona Chiang. This week: Wednesday-Friday 7:30, Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Closes Sunday. Paul Green Theatre, CDA, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
playmakersrep.org

The Open House – A hilariously dysfunctional suburban family finds its reality slowly shifting towards something haunting and mysterious. Manbites Dog presents Will Eno’s subversive take on the classic American family drama. Directed by Jeff Storer. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:15. Continues through November 12. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.
manbitesdogtheater.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: Tuesday and Wednesday 7:30, and Sunday and Monday 7:30. Closes Monday. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.
manbitesdogtheater.org

* Walk Two Moons – Durham Regional Theatre presents Tom Arvetis’ stage adaptation of Sharon Creech’s Newberry Medal-winning book. Directed by Jennifer Justice. This week: Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00. Closes Saturday. E.K. Powe School, 913 9th Street, Durham.
durhamregionaltheatre.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.

 


Theater Week – Duck Variations

September 13, 2016

 

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through September 19, 2016

 
OPENING:

* Almost, Maine – Theatre in the Park presents John Cariani’s 2004 play, set in a fictional town in Maine (last visited in Legacy Rep’s fall 2015 production in Durham). Director not listed. This week only: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. TIP, Raleigh.
theatreinthepark.com

Arsenic and Old Lace – A pair of female serial killers are threatened by their nephew, a murderous psychopath. Forest Moon presents Joseph Kesselring’s 1939 comedy. Directed by Jason Tyne-Zimmerman. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through September 25. Renaissance Center, 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest.
forestmoontheater.org

* Beyond Sacred: Voices of Muslim Identity – An interview-based theater production based on the diverse stories of young Muslims who came of age in a post-9/11 New York City. Created and performed by Ping Chong + Company. Presented by Carolina Performing Arts. One performance: Sunday 8:00. Gerrard Hall, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
carolinaperformingarts.org

Detroit ’67 – PlayMakers Rep presents Dominique Morisseau’s 2013 drama about a brother and sister trying to get by in Motown-era Detroit. Directed by Lisa Rothe. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through October 2. Paul Green Theatre, CDA, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
playmakersrep.org

* An Evening with Martin and Langston – Felix Justice and Danny Glover portray Martin Luther King, Jr. and Langston Hughes through their speeches and writing. Presented by NC State Live. One night: Friday 8:00. Stewart Theatre, NCSU Campus. Raleigh.
live.arts.ncsu.edu

* Kinky Boots – A down on its heels British shoe factory finds a unique solution to its financial problems in the 2012 musical by Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper, based on the 2005 movie. Touring production. 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

A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney – Lucas Hnath’s play takes a dark and kaleidoscopic theme park ride into the mind of a 20th century visionary. Welcome to the craziest place on earth. Directed by Joseph Megel; presented by Manbites Dog Theater and StreetSigns. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:15, Sunday 2:00. Continues through October 1. Manbites Dog, Durham.
manbitesdogtheater.org
 

ONGOING:
 
* The Beautiful Beast – It’s the end of summer which means it’s time for Paperhand Puppet Intervention’s annual outdoor extravaganza. This year’s show takes a look at the monsters and beasts that inhabit our dreams and folktales. This week: Saturday 7:00 (pre-show starts at 6:20), Sunday 3:00 (pre-show 2:20). Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro.
carolinatheatre.com
 
Lungs – A young couple want to have a child but in a rapidly changing world that’s not an easy decision. Tony Lea directs Duncan MacMillan’s 2011 play for Sonorous Road. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through September 25. 209 Oberlin Road, Raleigh.
sonorousroadtheatre.com

* Maccountant – “What need we fear who knows it, when none can call our power to account?” Office politics get literally cutthroat in a Wichita accounting office circa 1963. Expect Jaybird O’Berski’s adaptation of Macbeth to be full of sound and fury – as well as chainsaws, hammers, and assorted potentially lethal office supplies. Presented by Little Green Pig. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 8:00. Closes Saturday. (Note: all remaining performances closed out; wait list starts at 7:00.) Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
littlegreenpig.com
 

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 – Let’s Dance for Fear Tonight Is All

January 12, 2016

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through January 18, 2016

OPENING:
 
An Loc – Staged reading of a screenplay by Elisabeth Lewis Corley, a fictional account of the 1972 battle of An Loc, based on her father’s experiences in Vietnam. Directed by Joseph Megel. Presented (along with Downrange and Silhouettes of Service) as part of UNC’s Veterans and Their Families, a three-week festival of new works. This week: Sunday 3:00. Continues through January 23. Studio 6, Swain Hall, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
college.unc.edu

* Ragtime -The story of three families in turn-of-the-century New York. Broadway Series South presents the 1998 musical adaptation of E. L. Doctorow’s 1975 novel in a touring production. Directed by Marcia Milgrow Dodge. Tuesday-Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Closes Sunday. Memorial Auditorium, DECPA, Raleigh.
dukeenergycenterraleigh.com

* Rubber Peacock – Let’s sway through the crowd to an empty space. Little Green Pig presents a glam rock musical extravaganza to benefit the LGBTQ Center of Durham. One show only: Friday 8:00. Motorco Music Hall, Durham.
littlegreenpig.com

Stick Fly – Members of an affluent African American family gather at their Martha’s Vineyard home for a relaxing weekend, but it’s not long before issues of  race and privilege – and some juicy family secrets – begin to surface. Raleigh Little Theatre presents Lydia Diamond’s 2011 comic drama, directed by Karen Dacons-Brock. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through January 31. Gaddy-Goodwin Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org
 

ONGOING:

* Downrange: Voices from the Homefront – Staged reading of a new play by Mike Wiley, based on interviews conducted by Hidden Voices, about the effects of deployment on military families. Directed by Joseph Megel, commissioned by Cape Fear Regional Theatre. Presented (along with Silhouettes of Service and An Loc) as part of UNC’s Veterans and Their Families, a three-week festival of new works. Final performance: Thursday 7:30. Studio 6, Swain Hall, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
college.unc.edu

* Silhouettes of Service – Staged workshop of a docudrama about veterans from World War II to the present, written and performed by Gregory DeCandia. Directed by Joseph Megel. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Monday 5:00. Closes Monday. Studio 6, Swain Hall, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
college.unc.edu

Small and Tired – A young man returns home for his father’s funeral but becomes entangled in familial grief and guilt. Common Wealth Endeavor’s Gregor McElvogue directs the U.S. premiere of Kit Brookman’s 2012 modern reimagining of the story of Orestes. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through January 23. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
fromcommonwealth.com

* Time Stands Still – South Stream Productions presents Donald Margulies’ 2009 drama about the evolving relationships of two Brooklyn couples. Directed by Andy Hayworth. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Sonorous Road Studio, 209 Oberlin Road, Raleigh.
southstreamproductions.blogspot.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 – L + O

January 5, 2016

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Love and Information – The Delta Boys

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through January 11, 2016

 

OPENING:

Downrange: Voices from the Homefront – Staged reading of a new play by Mike Wiley, based on interviews conducted by Hidden Voices, about the effects of deployment on military families. Directed by Joseph Megel, commissioned by Cape Fear Regional Theatre. Presented (along with Silhouettes of Service – see below, and An Loc opening next week) as part of UNC’s Veterans and Their Families, a three-week festival of new works.This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30. Continues through January 14. Studio 6, Swain Hall, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
college.unc.edu

* Highway 47 – Storyteller and performer KJ Sanchez’s solo show tells the tangled true history of her family and three centuries of disputes over land in a small high desert town in the Southwest. Directed by Lisa Portes. Presented by PRC2. This week only: Wednesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Kenan Theatre, CDA, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
playmakersrep.org

* Love and Information – Over 100 apparently unconnected characters try to make sense of what they know in Caryl Churchill’s kaleidoscopic 2012 play. Presented by The Delta Boys. This week only: Wednesday-Saturday 8:15. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.
manbitesdogtheater.org

Silhouettes of Service – Staged workshop of a docudrama about veterans from World War II to the present, written and performed by Gregory DeCandia. Directed by Joseph Megel. This week: Sunday 3:00. Continues through January 18. Studio 6, Swain Hall, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
college.unc.edu

Small and Tired – A young man returns home for his father’s funeral but becomes entangled in familial grief and guilt. Gregor McElvogue directs the U.S. premiere of Kit Brookman’s 2012 modern reimagining of the story of Orestes. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through January 23. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
fromcommonwealth.com

 
ONGOING:

* The Book of Mormon – What’s that? You say you shelled out close to 300 bucks for a pair of orchestra tickets to the touring production of this blockbuster Trey Parker/Matt Stone musical last time it was in town back in 2014, but a deadly dangerous ice storm prevented you from attending and there were no refunds – and no exchanges since all shows were sold out? No problem – they’ll gladly honor your unused 2014 tickets for this tour. (Ha ha, just kidding! You’ll need to buy new ones. Not to worry, though – there’s absolutely no chance of crazy weather this time. 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. Closes Sunday. DPAC, Durham.
dpacnc.com

Time Stands Still – South Stream Productions presents Donald Margulies’ 2009 drama about the evolving relationships of two Brooklyn couples. Directed by Andy Hayworth. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through January 17. Sonorous Road Studio, 209 Oberlin Road, Raleigh.
southstreamproductions.blogspot.com

 
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.

 


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