Theater Week – Blue

December 4, 2018

 

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through December 10, 2018

OPENING:

Buy My Art and Call It Holy – Monét Noelle Marshall presents the concluding installment of her “Buy It Call It” trilogy, a participatory, experiential series of events over 10 days at five different locations, examining and reimagining what we call art and what we consider holy. This week:
-Friday 7:00: Night of Invitation, an opening reception at 310 East Main Street, Durham.
– Saturday 3:00: Day of Celebration, movement and dance at Living Art Collective, 410 West Geer St, Durham.
– Sunday 3:00: Sunday Service, at W.G. Pearson Center, 600 E. Umstead St., Durham.
Continues through December 16.
facebook.com/events

* A Charlie Brown Christmas – Theatre in the Park presents a stage version of the AARP-eligible 1965 TV special. Director not listed. (Opened November 30.) This week: Friday 7:30, Sensory-friendly performance Saturday 11:00, Saturday 2:00 and 5:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday.
theatreinthepark.com

A Christmas Carol – Theatre in the Park presents its original musical comedy version of the Dickens story, now in its – I’m going to say 85th? – season. Written and directed by Ira David Wood III. (Note: The role of Scrooge alternates between Ira David Wood III and Ira David Wood IV, check schedule.) This week: Wednesday-Friday 7:00, Saturday 2:00 and 7:00, Sunday 2:00. Memorial Auditorium, DECPA, Raleigh. Continues next week at DPAC in Durham.
dukeenergycenterraleigh.com

* Elf – Touring production of the 2010 musical comedy stage adaptation of the 2003 film. This week only: Tuesday-Thursday 7:30, Friday 8:00, Saturday 3:00 and 8:00, Sunday 1:00 and 6:30. DPAC, Durham.
dpacnc.com

The Gift of the Magi – An immersive interactive version of the O. Henry short story, adapted by Michelle Murray Wells and the company. Presented by Sonorous Road. This week: Thursday-Sunday with walkthroughs beginning at 8:00/9:00/10:00. Continues through December 17. Sonorous Road Theatre, 3801 Hillsborough St., Raleigh.
sonorousroad.com
sonorousroad.com

Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol – NRACT and Actors Comedy Lab present Tom Mula’s 1999 alternate viewpoint take on the Dickens story. Directed by Rod Rich. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through December 16. NRACT, 7713-51 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
nract.org

Lady Misrule – A father in mourning for his daughter ends up at the North Pole workshop of one S. Claus. Tiny Engine Theatre returns to the Triangle with an original “Christmas noir”, written and directed by Paul Sapp. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00. Continues through December 16. Walltown Children’s Theatre, 1225 Berkeley St, Durham.
tinyenginetheatre.com

* Last Minute Wishes – Halle Cultural Arts Center presents a Christmas comedy by Ava and Darell Jenkins set at a department store (remember those?) on Christmas Eve. Followed by Karaoke Christmas, a Holiday Pops Presentation by Andy Beck and Brian Fisher. This week only: Friday 7:30, Saturday 3:00 and 7:30, Sunday 3:00. The Halle, 237 N Salem St, Apex.
thehalle.org

* Love Life – Tony Award-winner and Duke Artist-in-Residence Victoria Clark directs a workshop production of the seldom-produced 1948 Kurt Weill/Alan Jay Lerner musical. One showing only (and it’s sold out, so call in any favors you have if you want a ticket): Friday 7:00. von der Heyden Studio Theater, Rubenstein Arts Center, Duke West Campus, Durham.
theaterstudies.duke.edu

* Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Radio Play – OdysseyStage presents the radio version of the holiday movie as it was performed on Lux Radio Theatre in 1947. The program features a dozen actors, live sound effects, and 1940s music played by The Retros. Two performances only: Saturday 2:00 at The Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Rd, Chapel Hill; Sunday 3:00, The Artscenter, Carrboro.
odysseystage.org

* Tend To Your Own House – Black Poetry Theatre continues Flip the Script. a works-in-progress series where classic works are remixed into new pieces, integrating poetry/spoken word and music. For this iteration, the plays being sampled are all early 20th century, including works by George Bernard Shaw and Ferenc Molnar. Led by Dasan Ahanu, a group of selected community artists will work together to shape each piece of the production. Three readings of these reworked pieces will be presented followed by a talk-back, offering an opportunity for community feedback. The series will culminate with a full production built from those pieces blended into one world and one storyline. Created by Dasan Ahanu, Lee Chapman, KD Lambert, and Nakita Jay. One performance only: Thursday 8:00. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.
artscenterlive.org
 

ONGOING:

* The Best Time of Year – Mom’s away and the kids have to take charge of the Christmas Eve party. Moonlight Stage Company presents an original family-friendly holiday musical. Directed by Estes Tarver. Book, music, and lyrics by Carrie Marshall. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. 1304 Paddock Dr, Raleigh.
moonlightstageco.com

Cinderella – Raleigh Little Theatre presents its popular annual holiday musical adaptation of the fairy tale. Directed by Mike McGee. This week: Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 1:00 and 5:00. Continues through December 16. Sutton Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org
 
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: The Musical – An annual presentation, this stage musical version of the Beloved Holiday Classic™ is based on the venerable 1964 Rankin/Bass animated TV Xmas special (which vastly expanded the mythology of Johnny Marks’ 1949 hit song for Gene Autry — itself based on a 1939 Christmas promotional coloring book created by Robert L. May for Montgomery Ward in Chicago). Get your tickets early — this one sells faster than the bargain table at Misfit Toys “R” Us. This week: Friday 6:30, Saturday and Sunday 11:00 and 2:00. Continues through December 24. Fletcher Theater, DECPA, Raleigh.
dukeenergycenterraleigh.com

* She Loves Me – In 1930s Budapest, two shop clerks share an intense dislike for each other, unaware that they are also romantic pen pals. PlayMakers Rep presents Joe Masteroff, Jerry Bock, and Sheldon Harnick’s 1963 musical adaptation of Hungarian playwright Miklós László’s 1937 comedy Parfumerie. Directed by Kirsten Sanderson. Music Director Mark Hartman. This week: Tuesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Paul Green Theatre, CDA, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
playmakersrep.org

The Weir – Burning Coal Theatre revives its 2000 production of Conor McPherson’s 1997 Irish ghost story. Directed by Jerome Davis. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through December 16. Burning Coal, 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 – All My Profits

June 8, 2016

 

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through June 13, 2016

 

OPENING:

All My Sons – The karma chickens come home to roost for a war profiteer responsible for making defective airplane parts. Arthur Miller’s 1947 drama is directed by Michael Berry, and presented by Theatre Raleigh’s Hot Summer Nights series. This week: Wednesday-Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through June 19. Kennedy Theatre, DECPA, Raleigh.
theatreraleigh.com

Cloud 9 – Caryl Churchill’s 1979 gender and time-bending satire set in colonial Africa and 20th Century London. Directed by Paul Sapp; presented by Tiny Engine Theatre. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through June 25. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.com

Émilie: La Marquise du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight – Story of the 18th century physicist, her relationship with Voltaire, and her remarkable life. Written by Lauren Gunderson (I and You). Directed by Sue Scarborough. Presented by Exit Through Eden. This week: Friday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through June 26. Burning Coal Theatre, Murphey School, Raleigh.
burningcoal.org

The Fringe Dwellers – Performance featuring elements of modern dance, cirque acrobatics, trapeze and improvisational movement. Presented by Cirque de Vol. Directed by Sarah Phoenix. This week: Sunday 5:00. Continues through June 25. Burning Coal Theatre, Murphey School, Raleigh.
burningcoal.org

The Glass Menagerie – Dreams will be shattered, candles will be blown out. Tennessee Williams’ breakthrough 1944 drama gets its second area production this season. Directed by Patrick Torres; presented by Raleigh Little Theatre. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through June 26. Sutton Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

Insomnia – Residents of a small southern town struggle with life issues and attempt to find acceptance. Written and presented by Koffee Dance Company; directed by Avis Hatcher-Puzzo. This week: Thursday 7:30. Continues through June 24. Burning Coal Theatre, Murphey School, Raleigh.
burningcoal.org

Ragtime – Unfortunately as timely as ever, the 1998 musical adaptation of E. L. Doctorow’s 1975 novel tells the story of three families in turn-of-the-century New York dealing with racial oppression and the struggles of new immigrants. Justice Theater Project presents the second local staging this season; directed by Jerry Sipp, music direction by Michael Santangelo. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through June 26. Clare Hall, St. Francis of Assisi, Raleigh.
thejusticetheaterproject.org

Shakespeare in Hollywood – As if by magic, Oberon and Puck show up in 1934 Los Angeles on the set of Warner Bros. prestige production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and hilarity ensues. Forest Moon Theater presents Ken Ludwig’s 2003 comedy. Directed by Bob Baird. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues though June 19. Renaissance Centre, Wake Forest.
forestmoontheater.org

Something’s Afoot – University Theatre’s annual TheatreFest returns with a pair of summer plays in repertory. Opening this week: a 1972 murder mystery musical, parodying classic Agatha Christie stories. No director listed. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through June 26. Titmus Theatre, Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
theatre.arts.ncsu.edu

* Vincent – Peaceabilities Productions presents Leonard Nimoy’s 1981 solo show adaptation of letters between Vincent van Gogh and his brother Theo. Featuring Wade Newhouse; directed by Sean Wellington. This week only: Thursday and Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00. Green Monkey, Hillsborough Street, Raleigh.
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ONGOING:

The Hollow – University Theatre’s annual TheatreFest returns with a pair of summer plays in repertory. First up, an Agatha Christie mystery featuring a stately British home (check), a murder (check), and a house full of suspects (check). No director listed. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through June 26. Kennedy-McIlwee Theatre, Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
theatre.arts.ncsu.edu

* Two Gentlemen of Verona – Bare Theatre presents Shakespeare’s comedy about gender-crossed lovers. Free performances in outdoor public spaces around the Triangle. Directed by G. Todd Buker. This week: Saturday and Sunday 3:00. Parklet at Deco, 19 W Hargett St, Raleigh (through June 12). Continues (various locations) through June 30.
baretheatre.org

* The Wedding Singer – NRACT presents the 2006 musical (based on a 1998 Adam Sandler comedy) about a 1980s aspiring rock singer who performs at weddings. Directed by Chasta Hamilton Calhoun. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
nract.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 – Lakeside Attractor

August 18, 2015

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through August 24, 2015

OUT OF TOWN:

Everscape – Four players find the lines blurring between an online game and reality. A new work by Raleigh playwright Allan Maule, premiering in the New York International Fringe Festival. Directed by Ashley Gunsteens. This week: Tuesday 4:30, Sunday 2:45. Continues through August 29. Celebration of Whimsy, 21 Clinton St. between Houston and Stanton, New York.
fringenyc.com
 

OPENING:

Annapurna – A reclusive writer is visited by his ex-wife for the first time in 20 years. Sharr White’s 2011 drama is staged by Honest Pint Theatre Company and NRACT, and directed by Dana Marks. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through September 6. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
nract.org

* 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche – It’s 1956, and the members of the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein are having a quiche breakfast and battling Communism. Tiny Engine Theatre presents Evan Linder and Andrew Hobgood’s 2011 Cold War satire, directed by Paul Sapp. Encore performance of their recent production at Common Ground, presented as part of the NC Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. One night only: Wednesday 7:30, Fletcher Hall, Carolina Theatre, Durham.
carolinatheatre.org

 
ONGOING:

A Drop in the Bucket: The Big Dreams of Tiny Things – Paperhand Puppet Intervention presents their latest annual family-friendly outdoor giant puppet extravaganza. This week: Friday-Saturday 7:00, Sunday 3:00 and 7:00. Pre-show each night featuring local musicians). Continues through September 7, Forest Theater, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill; continues September 11-13, NC Museum of Art, Raleigh.
paperhand.org
 

IMPROV:
* Improv Percolator – Featuring Improv Evolution, Diabolical Fishbank, and Steven Canoe. Thursday 8:00. Common Ground, Durham.
cgtheatre.org

* Former Strangers – Fatmouth Improv riffs on people meeting for the first time. Saturday 8:00. Common Ground, Durham.
cgtheatre.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.

 


Theater Week – “Alone with her at last – in a room full of eggs!”

July 21, 2015

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Cast of 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche. Image: Tiny Engine.

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through July 27, 2015

OPENING:

* Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story – Drop in production of the 1989 juke box musical, presented by NC Theatre. This week only: Tuesday-Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Closes Sunday. Memorial Auditorium, DECPA, Raleigh.
nctheatre.com

5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche – It’s 1956, and the members of the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein are having a quiche breakfast and battling Communism. Tiny Engine Theatre presents the Triangle premiere of Evan Linder and Andrew Hobgood’s 2011 Cold War satire. Directed by Paul Sapp. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through August 2. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
tinyenginetheatre.com

Macbeth – “When shall we three meet again/in thunder, lightning, or in rain?” As if defying fate, Bare Theatre brings its praised but weather-cursed June production of the Shakespeare tragedy to another outdoor venue. Just remember, every cloud engenders not a storm. Directed by Rebecca Blum. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00. Continues through August 1. Forest Theatre, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
baretheatre.org

Thoroughly Modern Millie – Clayton Youth Theater presents the 2000 stage musical adaptation of the 1967 film, itself based on a 1956 British musical, all set in the 1920s. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30. Continues through August 1. Clayton Center, Clayton.
claytonyouththeater.com
 
 
ONGOING:

* Dreamgirls – Theatre Raleigh presents the 1981 musical à clef loosely based on various performers and groups from the Motown era. Directed by Lauren Kennedy. This week: Wednesday-Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Kennedy Theatre, DECPA, Raleigh.
dukeenergycenterraleigh.com

* Guys and Dolls – PlayMakers’ Summer Youth Conservatory presents the 65-year-old Damon Runyon musical. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30. Closes Saturday. Paul Green Theatre, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
playmakersrep.org

* 9 to 5: The Musical – NRACT presents the 2009 musical adaptation of the 1980 movie. Directed by James Ilsley, music direction by Brian Westbrook. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
nract.org

* Runaways – Youth theater production of the 1978 Elizabeth Swados musical. Directed by Linda O’Day Young. Presented by Raleigh Little Theatre’s Teens on Stage. This week: Thursday and Friday 7:30, Saturday 1:00 and 5:00, Sunday 1:00. Closes Sunday. Gaddy-Goodwin Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

* 10 by 10 in the Triangle – Ten ten-minute plays by ten different playwrights with ten different directors (including a recent short play by The Boys in the Band author Matt Crowley). This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. 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.

 


Theater Week – 2 Bee

March 24, 2015

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A listing of Triangle theater performances
through March 30, 2015

OPENING:
The Burial at Thebes – Celebrating its 50th birthday, University Theatre (née Thompson Theatre) reprises its very first production, Sophocles’ Antigone in a new translation by Seamus Heaney. Director not listed. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through April 19. Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre, Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
ncsu.edu/theatre

Recall – A young girl and her mom are on the run in Eliza Clark’s edgy sci-fi noir. Directed by Paul Sapp, presented by up and coming Durham theater company Tiny Engine. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through April 4. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
tinyenginetheatre.com

Regrets Only – Paul Rudnick’s 2006 madcap farce, presented by Theatre in the Park. Directed by Ira David Wood IV. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Continues through April 12. TIP, Raleigh.
theatreinthepark.com

* The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee – William Peace Theatre presents the 2005 musical comedy. This week only: Thursday and Friday 7:30, Saturday 2:00 and 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Kenan Auditorium, William Peace University, Raleigh.
peace.edu

* Utopia Limited – Quite possibly the best 19th century operetta you will ever see lampooning the idea of corporations as people. The Durham Savoyards’ present their annual Gilbert and Sullivan production this weekend only, at the Carolina Theatre in downtown Durham. Shows: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday.
durhamsavoyards.org
 
 
ONGOING:
The Children’s Hour – NRACT presents Lillian Hellman’s controversial for its time 1934 drama. Directed by Sally Kinka. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
nract.org

Measure for Measure – A stern, moralistic judge gets his comeuppance when he messes with the wrong nun. Director Beverly Schieman transposes Shakespeare’s dark comedy to 1920’s Paris. Presented by Bare Theatre in Chapel Hill’s historic Varsity Theatre. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30. Continues through April 4.
baretheatre.org

Paris 76 – An ensemble of intriguingly disreputable cabaret performers offer an evening of music, laughter, and existential desire set in a fever dream of 1920s Paris. Directed by Jaybird O’Berski. Presented by Manbites Dog Theater. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:15, Sunday 2:00. Continues through April 4. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.
manbitesdogtheater.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
 
 
* – 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 – Gem of the Ocean

May 6, 2014

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through May 11, 2014

OPENING:
* Can I Get a Witness? – A gospel play about faith, love, and redemption. MOJOAA presents the 2001 play by Robin Carmon Marshall. Two shows only: Saturday 3:15 and 7:15. Garner Performing Arts Center, Garner.
mojoaa.org

Closer – Four people have difficulty navigating their relationships in the 1997 play by Patrick Marber. Directed by Paul Sapp. Presented by Burning Coal and She’s-a-Nelson. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through May 18. Burning Coal Theatre, The Murphey School, Raleigh.
burningcoal.org

Gem of the Ocean – A drifter in 1904 Pittsburgh finds a 285-year-old spiritual guide. ArtsCenter Stage presents August Wilson’s 2003 drama. Directed by John Harris. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through May 18. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.
artscenterlive.org

Life Is a Dream – A king imprisons his son to save the kingdom. Deep Dish presents the 17th Century classic by Pedro Calderón de la Barca, adapted by Nilo Cruz. Directed by Marc Williams. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through May 25. Deep Dish Theater, University Mall, Chapel Hill.
deepdishtheater.org

* Noises Off – Sardines again?? Michael Frayn’s 1982 theatrical meta-farce returns for another Triangle outing, this time by teen/young adult Studio A Acting Company. This week only: Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 1:30 and 7:30. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.com

ONGOING:
* Driving Miss Daisy – A heartwarming relationship develops between an elderly Atlanta woman and her African American chauffeur. Theatre Raleigh presents a touring production of Alfred Uhry’s hardy perennial from 1987, featuring Kevyn Morrow as Hoke. Directed by Eric Woodall. This week: Tuesday-Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Closes Sunday. Fletcher Theatre, DECPA, Raleigh.
nctheatre.com

* I Never Saw Another Butterfly: The Musical – NRACT presents a stage musical version of Celeste Raspanti’s play, based on art and poetry created by children in a Nazi concentration camp. Directed by Tanner Lagasca, Music Director: Craig Johnson. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
nract.org

* Pageant – An all-male cast portrays beauty pageant contestants in Theatre in the Park’s production of the 1991 musical comedy by Bill Russell, Frank Kelly, and Albert Evans. Directed by Ira David Wood IV; Music Director Scott McKenzie. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. TIP, Raleigh.
theatreinthepark.com

* Spirits to Enforce – To the phone banks! Twelve superheroes face a challenge of Shakespearian proportions in the Tempest-tossed 2003 play by Mickle Maher. Directed by Jeff Storer. Presented by Manbites Dog Theater. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 8:15. Closes Saturday. MDT, Durham.
manbitesdogtheater.org
 
 
AUDITIONS:
Raleigh Little Theatre holds auditions for its August production of Hairspray, Monday and Tuesday night, Sutton Theatre, RLT, Raleigh. More info.

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 – Royal Fireworks

July 1, 2013


“For the rain it raineth every day.” Video by Left Field Theatre

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through July 8, 2013

OPENING:
* King Lear – “Blow, winds, and crack your cheeks!” Local teen-run company Left Field Theatre presents a modern-day take on Shakespeare’s epic family tragedy. No director listed. (Don’t miss their kinda brilliant promo video.) This week only: Friday and Saturday 7:00. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.com

The Magnitude of the Slope – Workshop presentation of a drama about greed and loyalty, written and directed by Paul Sapp. Presented by NRACT. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through July 14. NRACT, Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.
nract.org

10 by 10 in the Triangle – Annual festival of ten-minute plays, presented by The ArtsCenter. Various directors. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through July 21. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.
artscenterlive.org

* = Final week

AUDITIONS:
Wagon Wheel Arts holds auditions for its August production of Triassic Parq, a rock musical comedy featuring the dinosaurs of Jurassic Park. Monday 3:00 to 6:00 by appointment, Center for Dramatic Art, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill. More info.

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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