The best theater picks, Feb. 1

CorrespondentJanuary 31, 2013 

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From left, Mikaal Sulaiman as Walter Lee Younger and Miriam Hyman as Beneatha Younger in PlayMakers Repertory Company's production of "A Raisin in the Sun."

COURTESY OF JON GARDINER — PlayMakers Repertory Company

  • Other highlights: • Friday-Sunday: “Good” by C. P. Taylor, a holocaust drama with music. Burning Coal Theatre Company, Raleigh. 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday (through 2/17). $15-$25. 919-834-4001; burningcoal.org. • Friday-Sunday: “Bus Stop” by William Inge. Raleigh Little Theatre. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday (through 2/24). $12-$20. 919-821-3111; raleighlittletheatre.org.

PlayMakers Repertory Company alternates two related plays over the next month, starting on Saturday with a double-header. Lorraine Hansberry’s 1959 drama, “A Raisin in the Sun” follows an African-American family’s move into an all-white neighborhood, while Bruce Norris’s 2009 Pulitzer Prize winner,“Clybourne Park,” tells the story of the white family that sold the home to them. Paul Green Theatre, UNC-CH. “Raisin” - 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; “Clybourne” - 7:30 p.m. Saturday (through 3/3). $15-$50. 919-962-7529; playmakersrep.org.

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