Theater Week – Equus!

January 8, 2019

 

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through January 14, 2019

 
OPENING:

* Bewilderness – A group of mismatched characters converge upon Thoreau’s cabin at Walden Pond. Written and directed by Zack Fine. Presented by PRC2. This week only: Wednesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00 and 7:30. Kenan Theatre, CDA, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
playmakersrep.org

* Death of a Salesman – One Song presents Arthur Miller’s 1949 drama. Directed by Gus Clemens and Jessie Gleason. One weekend only: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.
artscenterlive.org

* Fiddler on the Roof – Touring production of the 1964 musical, based on the stories of Sholem Aleichem. This week only: Tuesday-Thursday 7:30, Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 8:00, Sunday 1:00 and 6:30. Closes Sunday. DPAC, Durham.
dpacnc.com

Measure for Measure – An unstable ruler, abuse of power, the stuggle for female agency: Raleigh Little Theatre presents Shakespeare’s rumination on virtue and sin. Directed by Rebecca Blum. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through January 27. Gaddy-Goodwin Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org
 

ONGOING:

This Doesn’t End Well – World premiere of seven short plays, a mix of dramatic and comic works about misfortune, written and directed by Brook North. Presented by South Stream Productions. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Closes January 20. Sonorous Road Theatre, 3801 Hillsborough St, Raleigh.
sonorousroad.com
 

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 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.

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Theater Week – Black Hole Sun

November 17, 2015

 

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center/CI Lab

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through November 23, 2015

 
OPENING:

* Fiddler on the Roof – The 1964 musical, based on the stories of Sholem Aleichem, is presented by Community Church of Chapel Hill. Director not listed. This week only: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 5:00. Community Church, 106 Purefoy Road, Chapel Hill.
glennmehrbach.com/c3huu-fiddler

* Menopause the Musical: The Survivor Tour – Touring production of the 2001 musical, featuring a cast of breast cancer survivors and co-survivors. Presented by GFour Productions. A portion of each ticket sale is donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. One performance: Tuesday 8:00. Carolina Theatre, Durham.
carolinatheatre.org

Peter and the Starcatcher – A prequel to J. M. Barrie’s 1904 Peter Pan, this 2009 play by Peter Elice is based on the book by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. Previously seen in a Broadway Series South touring production in Raleigh last March. Directed by Brendon Fox. Presented by PlayMakers Rep. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through December 12.
playmakersrep.org

ONGOING:

* An Experiment with an Air Pump – Occupants of a northern English house in 1799 and in 1999 grapple with questions of medical ethics, scientific responsibility, gender roles, and a 200-year-old murder mystery in Shelagh Stephenson’s 1997 comic drama. Jules Odendahl-James directs the Duke Theater Studies production. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Sheafer Theater, Bryan Center, Duke West Campus, Durham.
theaterstudies.duke.edu

* Anon(ymous) – A young refugee travels across America searching for his family in Naomi Iizuka’s 2006 reimagining of Homer’s Odyssey. Directed by Mia Self; presented by University Theatre. This week: Thursday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Titmus Theatre, Thompson Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
ncsu.edu/theatre

* Titus Andronicus – Things don’t end well in a political power struggle after an escalating series of bad decisions. Bare Theatre’s all-women cast and crew takes on Shakespeare’s most horrifying tragedy. Post-show panels on women in theater on November 7 and November 20. Directed by Heather J. Strickland. Presented by Bare Theatre. This week: Thursday-Saturday 8:00. Closes Saturday. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
baretheatre.org

* A Year with Frog and Toad – A kid-friendly musical about a pair of amphibian pals, based on the book by Arnold Lobel. Presented by Raleigh Little Theatre’s Youth Series. Directed by Sue Scarborough. This week: Thursday and Friday 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 1:00 and 5:00. Closes Sunday. Gaddy-Goodwin Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

  
IMPROV:

Thank You, Earth! – Transactors Improv presents a family-friendly show. One performance: Saturday 6:00. 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 – Thirty Years a Slave

September 29, 2015

elizabeth hobbs keckley

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through October 5, 2015

 
OPENING:

* Behind the Scenes – Site-specific play about Elizabeth Hobbs Keckly, a slave in Hillsborough who eventually gained her freedom. Performed inside and on the grounds of Hillsborough’s Burwell School. Written by Maureen Quilligan and Michael Malone, directed by Francesca Talenti. This week only: Saturday and Sunday 3:00 and 5:30. Burwell School Historic Site, Hillsborough.
burwellschool.org

* A Celebration of Harold Pinter – Solo show about the British playwright and his work, written and performed by Julian Sands. Directed by John Malkovich. Presented by Duke Performances. One show: Friday 8:00. Baldwin Auditorium, Duke East Campus, Durham.
duke.edu

The Cherry Orchard – Chekhov’s final play, a tragic comedy about the need for sound financial planning. Directed by Paul Frellick, presented by Deep Dish Theater, in rotating rep with Outside Mullingar (opening October 9). This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00. Continues through November 7. Deep Dish Theater, University Mall, Chapel Hill.
deepdishtheater.org

* Fiddler on the Roof – University Theatre presents the 1964 musical based on the stories of Sholem Aleichem. Director not listed. This week only: Wednesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Stewart Theatre, NCSU Campus, Raleigh.
ncsu.edu/theatre

* Infinite Loop – A contemporary retro-night DJ muses on the popular culture of which he is custodian. Presented by UNC’s Process Series. Written and performed by Christopher Dahlie. This week only: Friday and Saturday 8:00. Swain Hall, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
comm.unc.edu

Masked – A solo contemporary commedia dell’arte work created and performed by Evan Mitchell. This week: Saturday 8:00. Repeats on October 10. The Carack, Durham.
thecarack.org

* A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Shakespeare’s comic fantasy, presented by Meredith Ensemble Theatre. Director not listed. This week only: Tuesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Studio Theater, Jones Hall, Meredith College, Raleigh.
meredith.edu

The Rivals – Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s classic 1775 comedy of manners, presented by Raleigh Little Theatre and Actors Comedy Lab. Directed by Rod Rich. This week: Friday 8:00, Saturday 3:00 and 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through October 18. Gaddy-Goodwin Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
raleighlittletheatre.org

* The Screwtape Letters – Touring stage adaptation of the C.S. Lewis novel, presented by Broadway Series South. This week only: Friday 8:00, Saturday 2:00 and 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Fletcher Theater, DECPA, Raleigh.
dukeenergycenterraleigh.com

 
ONGOING:

* Beautiful: The Carole King Musical – Touring production of the 2013 jukebox bio musical, featuring songs by King and Gerry Goffin, plus other songwriters of the period. 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.
dpacnc.com

* Disgraced – A Pakistani-American lawyer hosts a dinner party that forces him to confront issues of identity, religion, and politics. PlayMakers Rep presents Ayad Akhtar’s Pulitzer Prize winning 2012 comedy drama. Directed by Shishir Kurup. This week: Tuesday-Friday 7:30, Saturday 2:00 and 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Paul Green Theatre, CDA, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
playmakersrep.org

* Dracula – Held over. Ira David Wood III adapts and directs the Bram Stoker story for Theatre in the Park. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30. Closes Saturday. TIP, Raleigh.
theatreinthepark.com

* Isn’t It Romantic – Cary Players presents Wendy Wasserstein’s 1981 comedy about the plight of the single woman in New York. Directed by Kirsten Ehlert. This week: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Cary Arts Center.
caryplayers.org

 
IMPROV:

* FatMouth Gets Back to Work – FatMouth Improv makes up stuff about jobs. One show: Saturday 8:00. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
fatmouthimprov.com

 
AUJITIONS:

Raleigh Little Theatre holds singing and dancing auditions for its December production of Cinderella on Monday and Tuesday October 5 and 6 at Sutton Theatre, RLT, Raleigh. More info.

 

* – 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.

 


Weekend Theater – Sail away

August 3, 2010


Paperhand Puppet’s Islands Unknown

A listing of Triangle theater performances
for the weekend of August 4-8, 2010, and beyond

PICK OF THE WEEK:
Islands Unknown – Paperhand Puppet Intervention returns with its annual outdoor summer show, this time “an epic odyssey that will take us to the depths of the imagination and the very ends of the earth… in 3-D!” Bring the kids, bring the adults, bring everybody. (Also bring something to sit on and some bug repellant.) This weekend: Friday-Sunday 7:00 Pre-show starts at 6:20. Continues through September 6. Forest Theatre, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
paperhand.org

OPENING:
Fiddler on the Roof – Clayton Youth Theater presents the musical adaptation of Sholem Aleichem’s Tevye and his Daughters. This weekend only: Friday 7:30, Saturday 2:00 and 7:30. The Clayton Center, Clayton.
claytonyouththeater.com

Ruby Red – The death of an elderly curmudgeon brings complications for his grown children and for a neighboring couple in this world premiere by local playwright Phil Lowden. This weekend only: Thursday and Friday 7:00, Saturday 2:00. Thursday show at the Page-Walker Arts and History Center, Friday and Saturday at the Herb Young Community Center, Cary.
caryplayers.org

You Can’t Take It with You – Student-run theater company One Song Productions stages the 1936 Kaufman and Hart comedy about a family of eccentrics. This weekend only: Thursday-Friday 7:30, Saturday 3:00 and 7:30. Common Ground Theatre, Durham.
cgtheatre.com

ONGOING:
Death and the Maiden – A former political prisoner confronts a man she believes was her torturer. Hot Summer Nights at the Kennedy presents the Ariel Dorfman play. This weekend: Wednesday-Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday.
hotsummernightsatthekennedy.org

Overtones – A 1916 play by Alice Gerstenberg, plus a curtain-raiser by Christopher Durang, presented by OdysseyStage Theatre. Wednesday afternoons 3:00 through August 25. Spice Street Restaurant, University Mall, Chapel Hill.
odysseystage.org

AUDITIONS:
Cary Players holds auditions for its October production of Over the River and Through the Woods, Monday and Tuesday August 9 and 10 at 7:00, Page Walker Arts & History Center, Cary.
More information

Stillwater Theatre holds auditions for its September production of Right Place, Right Time, Wednesday August 4 at 7:00, Jones Hall, Meredith College, Raleigh.
More information

Hidden Voices is auditioning actors for a two-woman play about the life of local activist Pauli Murray. Monday August 9, Center for Dramatic Arts, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill. For more info and to schedule an audition, email info@hiddenvoices.org or call 919.732.9299.

Please contact us with any corrections or additions.
For a more complete listing of area theater,
we recommend the arts calendar at Indyweek.com.


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