A listing of Triangle theater performances
through November 6, 2017
* House of the Fury – Sonorous Road presents an interactive and immersive experimental haunted house experience. Viewer discretion strongly advised. Final performances: Tuesday 8:00 to 11:30, admission at 10-minute intervals to 9:20. Sonorous Road Theatre, Royal Bakery Bldg, 3801 Hillsborough St, Raleigh. (Update: all performances are sold out, no door sales available.)
* Love Never Dies – Touring production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 2010 sequel to The Phantom of the Opera. This one takes place on Coney Island. This week only: Tuesday-Thursday 7:30, Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 1:00 and 6:30. DPAC, Durham.
* The Puritans – For its annual Halloween presentation Treatbag, Little Green Pig presents an anti-morality hell house set in the I’m-sure-not-creepy-at-all village of New Falmouth. Expect “an eerie, at times horrifying, choose-your-own experience”. One night only: Tuesday 8:00 to 10:00. Mystery Brewery, 437 Dimmock’s Mill, Hillsborough.
* Uncle Sam Wants YOU! – Promising “sass, satire and sedition”, the latest dance-theater work from Killian Manning explores the intersections of politics and patriotism in turbulent times. Presented by No Forwarding Address as part of DIDA’s 2017-18 season. This week only: Wednesday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Living Arts Collective, 410 West Geer Street, Durham.
Life Sucks. – A group of old friends, ex-lovers, estranged family members, and lifelong enemies gather at a house in the country to grapple with life’s thorniest questions – and with each other. Manbites Dog presents Aaron Posner’s 2015 modern reworking of Anton Chekhov’s bittersweet comedy Uncle Vanya. Directed by Jeff Storer. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:15, Sunday 2:00. Continues through November 11. Manbites Dog Theater, 703 Foster Street, Durham.
The Mystery of Love and Sex – Honest Pint presents Bathsheba Doran’s 2015 story of a mismatched couple dealing with identity and secrets. Directed by Dana Marks. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. NRACT, Leadmine Road, Raleigh. Continues through November 12.
Perfect Arrangement – It’s 1950 and the Red Scare witch-hunt is widening its scope, so when two secretly-gay State Department employees are tasked with rooting out sexual deviants, complications ensue. Patrick Torres directs Topher Payne’s 2013 comedy for Raleigh Little Theatre. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through November 12. Sutton Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
* Sense and Sensibility – The Dashwood sisters navigate dances, dinner parties, and 18th-century British society on the path to true love. PlayMakers Rep presents the third stage version this month of Jane Austen’s 1811 novel (not counting University Theatre’s just-completed production of Pride and Prejudice). Taibi Magar directs Kate Hamill’s 2014 adaptation. This week: Wednesday-Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Closes Sunday. Paul Green Theatre, CDA, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
* – 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.