Theater Picks

Best theater picks, August 23

CorrespondentAugust 22, 2013 

The Zinc Kings from left, Dan Clouse, Christen Blanton Mack, and Mark Dillon, will play live music in Raleigh Little Theatre and Pinecone's collaboration on a version of Shakespeare's "As You Like It."


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    • Friday-Sunday: “Oh, What a Night III” – Theatre Raleigh’s annual concert of Broadway hits performed by New York and local stars. Fletcher Opera Theater, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, Raleigh. 8 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday. $27-$35. 919-996-8701 or

    • Friday-Sunday: “A Steady Rain” – drama about two policemen drawn into the tragic aftermath of a domestic disturbance. Honest Pint Theatre Company at North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday (through 9/8). $10-$15. 919-866-0228 or

Following its popular outdoor, circus-themed “The Comedy of Errors” earlier this summer, Bare Theatre now teams up with Raleigh Little Theatre and Pinecone to stage Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” in RLT’s Stephenson Amphitheatre. The setting is reimagined as the woods of Appalachia with old-timey band The Zinc Kings providing appropriate atmosphere. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday (through 8/30). $15. 919-821-3111 or

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