Theater Week – Flying Shoes

October 14, 2014

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through October 20, 2014

* Around the World in 80 Days – Applause! Cary Youth Theatre presents Mark Brown’s 2001 stage adaptation of Jules Verne’s 1873 novel. This week only: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Cary Arts Center.

* A Chorus Line – NC Theatre presents a helicopter production of the 1975 Hamlisch/Kleban/Kirkwood/Dante musical. Directed by Mitzi Hamilton. This week only: Tuesday-Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Closes Sunday. Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh.

If My Feet Have Lost the Ground – Torry Bend combines puppetry, video, and music for a dreamlike show about a woman on a journey of flight and revelation. Presented by StreetSigns Center for Literature and Performance. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:15. Continues through November 1. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.

* The Importance of Being Earnest – Oscar Wilde’s 1895 “trivial comedy for serious people”. Directed by Amy White. Presented by William Peace Theatre. This week only: Wednesday-Friday 7:30, Saturday 2:00 and 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Leggett Theatre, WPU Campus, Raleigh.

Urinetown – Don’t be the bunny! Duke’s Hoof ‘n’ Horn presents the 2001 musical satire/Brechtian pastiche by Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis. Directed by James Hamilton. This week: Thursday and Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through October 26. Sheafer Theater, Bryan Center, Duke West Campus, Durham.


Desire Under the Elms – A New England family experiences relationship issues in Eugene O’Neill’s 1924 tragedy, based on the legend of Phaedra. Directed by David Henderson. Presented by Raleigh Little Theatre. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through October 26. Sutton Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.

* Into the Breach – Five former schoolmates are sent to the Western Front in World War I where they end up restaging their school production of Henry V for wounded comrades. World premiere of Ian Bowater’s play, directed by Gregor McElvogue. Presented by ArtsCenter Stage. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.

* The Phantom of the Opera – 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.

* – 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 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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