Theater Week – Peachy

April 18, 2017

 

Eat a Peach. 1972. W. David Powell.

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through April 24, 2017

 

OPENING:

James and the Giant Peach – A boy and his giant peach go on an adventure with some giant insect friends. Raleigh Little Theatre’s Youth Series presents Richard R. George’s stage adaptation of Roald Dahl’s 1961 fantasy novel. Directed by Kathleen Rudolph. This week: Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 1:00 and 5:00. Continues through April 30. Sutton Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

Love, Loss, and What I Wore – NRACT and Actors Comedy Lab bring back their 2015 production of Nora and Delia Ephron’s 2008 play about women’s relationships, based on the book by Ilene Beckerman. Directed by Rob Rich. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh. Closes Sunday.
nract.org
 

ONGOING:

My Fair Lady – Lerner and Lowe’s classic 1956 musical adaptation of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, in which a professor mansplains the importance of proper English to a working class woman. Directed by Tyne Rafaeli, music director Mark Hartman. Presented by PlayMakers Rep. This week: Tuesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through April 29. Paul Green Theatre, CDA, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
playmakersrep.org

* On Golden Pond – Theatre in the Park presents Ernest Thompson’s 1979 play about an elderly couple spending the summer at their lake house, and their sometimes turbulent relationship with their daughter. Director not listed. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. TIP, Raleigh.
theatreinthepark.com

Revival – A cultural and musical collage set in 1950s Appalachia, presented by Ward Theatre Company. This week: Tuesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through May 7. Ward Theatre, 4905 Pine Cone Drive, Suite 12, Durham.
wardtheatrecompany.com

* The Royale – Burning Coal presents Marco Ramirez’ 2013 play about the first African American world heavyweight boxing champion (loosely based on Jack Johnson). Directed by Avis Hatcher-Puzzo. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Burning Coal Theatre, 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 – Anon.

June 2, 2015

guyfawkes

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through June 8, 2015

 
OPENING: 

Equivocation – “False face must hide what the false heart doth know.” In 1605, William Shakespeare is commissioned by the government to write a history play about Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot, but discovers some true stories may be too dangerous to tell. Theatre in the Park presents Bill Cain’s 2009 drama. Director not listed. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through June 21. TIP, Raleigh.
theatreinthepark.com

Jane Austen Drinks the Young Wine – In a game of theatrical blindman’s bluff, twelve local playwrights were tricked into adapting the story of Pride and Prejudice without knowing the source material. Devised and directed by Jason Tyne-Zimmerman. Presented by Cary Playwrights Forum. This week only: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Cary Arts Center.
caryplaywrightsforum.org

Love, Loss, and What I Wore – Nora and Delia Ephron’s 2008 play about women’s relationships, based on the book by Ilene Beckerman. NRACT and Actors Comedy Lab. Directed by Rob Rich.
nract.org

Newsies – Touring version of the 2011 Disney musical (based on the 1992 movie) about a 19th century New York newsboys strike. 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

Side by Side by Sondheim – University Theatre’s annual Summerfest – three plays in rotating rep – continues with the 1976 musical revue of songs by Stephen Sondheim. Directed by John McIlwee. (See Born Yesterday). This week: Thursday and Friday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through June 21. Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
ncsu.edu/theatre
 

ONGOING:

* And the Ass Saw the Angel – A mute outcast in an isolated religious community sees visions both angelic and otherwise. Little Green Pig presents John Fidel Justice and Jaybird O’Berski’s original adaptation of Nick Cave’s lyrical Southern gothic novel. Directed by Dana Marks. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 8:15. Closes Saturday. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.
littlegreenpig.com

 Born Yesterday – University Theatre’s annual Summerfest – three plays in rotating rep – launches this week with Garson Kanin’s 1946 comedy, directed by Rachel Klem. This week: Wedesday and Saturday 7:30. Continues through June 14. Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
ncsu.edu/theatre

* A Midsummer Night’s Dream – It’s Shakespeare under the stars – and an almost-full moon – as Raleigh Little Theatre and Seed Art Share present the magical comedy about mismatched lovers, magical beings, and class warfare. Director not listed. This week: Thursday, Friday, and Sunday 7:30. Closes Sunday. Outdoors in the Raleigh Rose Garden, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

Moving Pieces: 2 – An ambulatory, interactive performance set and performed in various locations in Raleigh’s Mordecai neighborhood. Presented by Seed Art Share. This week: Friday 6:00 and 8:00. Continues each First Friday through September. Starts at the Trinity House, 549 N. Blount St., Raleigh.
seedraleigh.org

* Pump Boys and Dinettes – Theatre Raleigh presents Jim Wann and Mark Hardwick’s 1982 musical about the employees of a rural North Carolina gas station and the waitresses at a nearby cafe. Director not listed. This week: Wednesday-Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Kennedy Theatre, Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh.
theatreraleigh.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.

 


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