Io and Europa, two of the Galilean moons, over Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, taken during the Cassini spacecraft’s flyby in December 2000. -NASA/JPL/Kevin M. Gill
A listing of Triangle theater performances
through March 4, 2019
Life of Galileo – In Bertolt Brecht’s historical drama, first performed in 1943, the 17th century scientist makes revolutionary astronomical discoveries that conflict with Roman Catholic doctrine, and the Church is not amused. Vivienne Benesch directs a reimagined adaptation by Joseph Discher. Presented by PlayMakers Rep. This week: Wednesday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00. Continues through March 17. Paul Green Theatre, CDA, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill.
Timon of Athens – Bare Theatre presents a genderqueer, 1980s-set interpretation of Shakespeare’s late-career play (co-authored by Thomas Middleton), about a rich man too generous for his own good. Staged in two venues: The Wicked Witch nightclub (admission 18+ only) in an “uncut’ version, and at St. John’s MCC in “a slightly tamer version”. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00 at The Wicked Witch, 416 W. South Street Raleigh. Thursday 8:00 at St. John’s MCC, 622 Maywood Avenue, Raleigh. Continues through March 16.
* Junie B. Jones: The Musical – Junie has to deal with major changes her first day of First Grade. Raleigh Little Theatre’s Family Series presents Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich’s stage musical adaptation of Barbara Park’s popular children’s books. Directed by Kathleen Rudolph. This week: Thursday and Friday 7:30, Saturday 1:00 (Sensory Friendly Performance), Saturday 5:00, Sunday 1:00 and 5:00. (Note: most remaining performances are sold out; check with the venue for updates on availability.) Closes Sunday. Sutton Theatre, RLT, Raleigh.
* The Wolves – Sarah DeLappe’s 2016 debut play follows nine teenage girls on a high school soccer team during their pre-game warmups over a season. Directed by Michelle Murray Wells, with movement direction by Heather J. Strickland. Presented by Sonorous Road Repertory. This week: Friday and Saturday 8:00, Sunday 3:00. Closes Sunday. Sonorous Road, 3801 Hillsborough St, 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.