Theater Week – Side Eye

March 26, 2019


A listing of Triangle theater performances
through April 1, 2019


* Church Folk 2: Back in Business – A church holds its 100th homecoming celebration, and dramedy ensues. Presented by Dream Cast Productions, no director listed. This week only: Saturday 3:00 and 7:00. Performing Arts Center, 742 West Garner Road, Garner.

Deathtrap – Stageworks Theatre presents Ira Levin’s 1978 stage mystery. This week: Thursday and Friday 7:30, Saturday 2:00 and 7:30. Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 West Ballentine Street, Holly Springs. Continues next week at the Fuquay Varina Arts Center.

Emilie La Marquise Du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight – The French natural philosopher, mathematician, physicist, and author explains herself in Lauren Gunderson’s funny and fascinating 2010 bio-play. Presented by Sonorous Road Repertory, directed by Egla Hassan. (Note: AWC.) This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Continues through April 14. Sonorous Road, 3801 Hillsborough St, Raleigh.

* The Mikado – The Durham Savoyards set Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera in an avant-garde fashion show. Directed and choreographed by Derrick Ivey; musical direction Jackson Cooper. This week only: Friday 8:00, Saturday 7:00, Sunday 2:00. Closes Sunday. Carolina Theatre, Durham.


* Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds – A Jamaican boy discovers the wonders of the outside world. Adapted by Michael J. Bobbitt from Cedella Marley’s story, featuring songs by Bob Marley. Directed by Deb Royals-Mizerk; presented by Raleigh Little Theatre’s Family Series. This week: Saturday 1:00 (sensory-friendly performance), plus added performances Saturday 5:00, Sunday 1:00. Closes Sunday. Gaddy-Goodwin Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.

* Bonnie and Clyde – Two sociopaths go on a robbery and murder spree during the Depression-era in this 2009 musical. Directed by Jeri Lynn Schulke. Music director Joanna Li. Presented by NRACT. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. NRACT, 7713-51 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.

In a Word – When their child goes missing, a young couple find themselves in an absurdist nightmare. Jules Odendahl-James directs Lauren Yee’s 2015 dark comedy for Bulldog Ensemble Theater. This week: Thursday 7:30, Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through April 7. The Fruit, 305 South Dillard Street, Durham.

Where Words Once Were – Theatre Raleigh’s Family Series presents Finegan Kruckemeyer’s 2015 fable about a dystopia where words are rationed. Directed by Noah Putterman. Recommended for ages 9 and up. This week: Friday 10:00 and 7:00, Saturday 11:00 and 2:00, Sunday 2:00. Continues through April 7. Kennedy Theatre, DECPA, 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 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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