The best theater picks, Nov. 30

CorrespondentNovember 29, 2012 

Dorothy Lyman as VIolet Weston in "August: Osage County."


  • More information Other highlights: • Friday-Saturday: “Seventy Scenes of Halloween” by Jeffrey M. Jones. Manbites Dog Theater, Durham. 8:15 p.m. (through Dec. 15). $15-$17. 919-682-3343; • Friday-Sunday: Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” – Burning Coal Theatre Company, Raleigh. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday (through Dec. 16). $15-$25. 919-834-4001;

Hot Summer Nights and Theatre Raleigh stage the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, “August: Osage County,” Tracy Lett’s darkly comic piece about family dysfunctions. The stellar cast includes TV soap star Dorothy Lyman, “Mad Men” regular Pamela Dunlap, Broadway’s Lisa Brescia and Lauren Kennedy and PlayMakers favorite Julie Fishell. Fletcher Opera Theater, Raleigh. 8

p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday (through Dec. 9). $24-$35. 919-480-5166;

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