A listing of Triangle theater performances
through April 29, 2019
Church & State – A senator from North Carolina running for re-election speaks his mind about gun control the weekend before voting day in Jason Odell Williams’ 2016 comic drama. Directed by Yvonne Anderson. Presented by NRACT. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through May 12. NRACT, 7713-51 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
* Cruel Intentions – Touring production of the 90s jukebox musical adaptation of the 1999 movie, based on Les Liaisons Dangereuses. One show only: Wednesday 7:30. DPAC, Durham.
Four Weddings and an Elvis – Cary Players presents Nancy Frick’s 2010 comedy about various couples tying the know at a Las Vegas wedding chapel. Directed by Nicola Lefler. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through May 5. Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave, Cary.
Murder for Two – When a mysterious murder occurs at a surprise party, a small town policeman attempts to solve it. NC Theatre presents a touring production of Joe Kinosian and Kellen Blair’s 2011 comedy musical, in which two actors play 13 roles. This week: Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Continues through May 5. Fletcher Theater, DECPA, Raleigh.
* 1600 Vine – An original pop-rock musical about 10 wannabe social media influencers hoping to take up residence at the titular home of the online world’s biggest stars. Book by Duke senior Jackson Prince, original songs by 10 Duke students. Opened Sunday, final performance: Tuesday 8:00. Free admission, first come first served. Studio 124, Rubenstein Arts Center, Duke West Campus, Durham.
* Your Healing Is Killing Me – A health system based in capitalism versus a queer Chicana body exposes its limitations in Virginia Grise’s one person performance manifesto (with additional writing by Florinda Bryant. Directed by Shayok Misha Chowdhury. Presented by PRC2. This week only: Wednesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Kenan Theatre, CDA, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery – A hound from hell threatens the heirs of a wealthy family. Ken Ludwig’s 2015 take on the Arthur Conan Doyle character leans into the humor, with five actors portraying over 40 characters. Directed by Jeremy Skidmore. Presented by Raleigh Little Theatre. (Note: AWC.) This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through April 28. Sutton Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
Godspell – Stephen Schwartz’s 1970 Jesus musical, as revised in 1972. Presented by Theatre in the Park. Directed by Jesse R. Gephart. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through April 28. TIP, Raleigh.
The Great Celestial Cow – When her family leaves India and moves to the West, a young woman finds it is not what she expected. Sonia Desai directs Sue Townsend’s 1984 play for Burning Coal Theatre. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through April 28. Burning Coal Theatre, Murphey School, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh.
* – 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 CVNC.org. 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.