2013 Fall Arts Preview: Theater event listings

From staff reportsAugust 24, 2013 

ArtsCenter

919-929-2787; artscenterlive.org

All events at ArtsCenter, 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro.

• Jabberbox Puppet Theater: Unleashed! Tails from Petlandia, Sept. 6.

•  The Monti: Season Opener, Sept. 6.

•  Second Sunday Film Series: 10 composers: 1 film: 10 different feelings, Sept. 8.

•  Hidden Voices: None of the Above, Sept. 13.

•  No Shame Theatre, Sept. 13.

•  The Chuckle and Chortle Standup Comedy Show, Sept. 21.

•  The Perfect Day presented by StAGE It! Senior Productions, Sept. 21.

•  Transactors Improv for Families, Sept. 21.

•  No Shame Theatre, Oct. 12.

•  The Amazing Kreskin, Oct. 12.

•  The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez presented by ArtsCenter Stage, Oct. 18.

•  The Chuckle and Chortle Standup Comedy Show, Oct. 19.

•  Sacrificial Poets Poetry Slam, Oct. 26.

•  Transactors Improv, Nov. 1.

•  No Shame Theatre, Nov. 2.

•  Playwrights Roundtable: PlaySlam!, Nov. 3.

•  The Chuckle and Chortle Standup Comedy Show, Nov. 16.

•  Transactors Improv for Families, Nov. 16.

•  Sacrificial Poets Poetry Slam, Nov. 23.

•  Transactors Improv, Dec. 7.

•  A Civil War Christmas by Paula Vogel presented by ArtsCenter Stage, Dec. 13.

•  The Chuckle and Chortle Standup Comedy Show, Dec. 14.

Broadway Series South

919-996-8700; dukeenergycenterraleigh.com

Performances are in venues at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. South St., Raleigh

• America’s Got Talent, Oct. 7.

•  Dora The Explorer, Nov. 1-3.

• ELF the Musical, Nov. 12-17.

• The Hungry Hungry Games, Nov. 15-17.

• Frosty the Snowman, Nov. 29-Dec. 24.

• We Will Rock You, Dec. 3-8.

• Under the Streetlamp, Dec. 13-14.

Broadway Voices

919-772-6440; garnerchamber.com/

•  Galway to Broadway Christmas with Ciaran Sheehan, Dec. 14, Garner Performing Arts Center, 742 W. Garner Road.

Burning Coal Theatre Company

919-834-4001; burningcoal.org

Performances are at the Murphey School Auditorium, 224 Polk St., Raleigh.

• The Heretic, Sept. 12-29.

•  (Three Man) Tempest by William Shakespeare, Dec. 5-22.

Cary Players

919-518-4404; caryplayers.org

Performances are at Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave.

• Nunsense!, Sept. 27-29 and Oct. 4-6,.

•  A Christmas Story, Dec. 5-9.

Common Ground Theatre

919-698-3870; cgtheatre.com

•  Nervo Craniano Zero, Oct. 17-19 and 24-26, Common Ground Theatre, 4815B Hillsborough Road, Durham.

Community Church of Chapel Hill

919-942-2050; c3huu.org

•  Drood (The Mystery of Edwin Drood), Nov. 22, Community Church of Chapel Hill, 106 Purefoy Road.

Duke Performances

919-660-3356; dukeperformances.org

•  Measure Back, Nov. 6 and 9, Manbites Dog Theater, 703 Foster St., Durham.

Duke University Department of Theater Studies

919-660-3343; theaterstudies.duke.edu

•  Theater Previews New Works Lab, Sept. 27, Sheafer Theater, Bryan Center, Duke University, Durham.

Durham Performing Arts Center

919-688-3722; dpacnc.com

DPAC is at 123 Vivian St. in Durham. • 

• Blue Man Group, Sept. 6.

•  How The Grinch Stole Christmas, Dec. 3.

Justice Theater Project

919-264-7089; thejusticetheaterproject.org

•  One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Sept. 6-22, Clare Hall, St. Francis of Assisi Church, 11401 Leesville Road, Raleigh.

•  Black Nativity by Langston Hughes, Dec. 12-14 and 20-21, Thompson Hall, NCSU, 2241 E. Dunn Ave., Raleigh

Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern

919-452-9204; littlegreenpig.com

•  Our Town, Sept. 4-21, Trotter Hall, 410 W. Geer St., Durham.

•  The Man Who Was Thursday, Dec. 4-21, Location TBA.

Manbites Dog Theater

919-682-3343;

Performances are at Manbites Dog Theater, 703 Foster St., unless noted.

•  Cock, Oct. 3-19.

• The Best of Enemies, Dec. 5-21.

Meredith College

919-760-8536;

Performances are in venues on the Hillsborough Street, Raleigh campus.

•  Chekhov’s Three Sisters, Sept. 24-29, Studio Theatre.

•  Clean House, Nov. 6-10, Jones Auditorium.

•  Directing Scenes, Dec. 5-6, Studio Theatre.

NCSU Center Stage

919-515-1100; ncsu.edu/centerstage

•  Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer, Oct. 24-27, Titmus Theatre, 2241 Dunn Ave., Raleigh.

NCSU University Theatre

919-515-3927; ncsu.edu/theatre

Performances are in Frank Thompson Hall, 2241 E. Dunn Ave., Raleigh

•  ARCADIA, Sept. 25-Oct. 6.

• The Game’s Afoot, Nov. 8-24.

Neuse Little Theatre

919-934-1873; neuselittletheatre.org

•  Sex Please, We’re Sixty, Sept. 13, The Hut, 104 S. Front St., Smithfield.

• The Music Man, Nov. 15-17, Johnston Community College, Smithfield.

N.C. Opera

919-792-3850; ncopera.org

Performances are at Fletcher Opera Theater, 2 E. South St., Raleigh.

•  Cosi fan tutte, Oct. 3-6.

• All Souls with New Music Raleigh, Nov. 25.

N.C. Theatre

919-831-6941; nctheatre.com

Performances are at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium, 2 E. South St., Raleigh.

• CATS, Oct. 8-13.

• ELF the Musical, Nov. 12-17.

• We Will Rock You, Dec. 3-8.

North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre

919-866-0228; nract.org

Performances are at 7713-51 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.

• The Crucible - NRACT Teens, Sept. 13-29.

•  Miracle on 34th Street, Dec. 6-22.

Paperhand Puppet Intervention

919-923-1857; paperhand.org

•  Invisible Earth, through Sept. 8, Forest Theatre, UNC-Chapel Hill.

• Invisible Earth, Sept. 13-15, N.C. Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh.

PlayMakers Repertory Company

919-962-7529; playmakersrep.org

Performances are at Paul Green Theatre in the Center for Dramatic Art, 250 Country Club Road, Chapel Hill, unless noted.

•  Surviving Twin, written and performed by Loudon Wainwright III, Sept. 4-8, Kenan Theatre.

•  The Mountaintop, Sept. 18-Oct. 6.

•  The Tempest, by William Shakespeare, Nov. 2-Dec. 8.

•  Metamorphoses, by Mary Zimmerman, Nov. 23-Dec. 7.

Raleigh Little Theatre

919-821-3111; raleighlittletheatre.org/index.html

Performances are at Raleigh Little Theatre, 301 Pogue St.

•  Art, Sept. 6-29.

• Spring Awakening, Oct. 4-27.

• Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!, Nov. 1-17.

• Cinderella, Dec. 6-21.

Theatre In The Park

919-831-6058; theatreinthepark.com

•  A Christmas Carol, Dec. 12-15, Memorial Auditorium, 2 E. South St., Raleigh.

•  The Santaland Diaries, Dec. 12-15, Theatre In The Park, 107 Pullen Road, Raleigh.

•  A Christmas Carol, Dec. 19-22, Durham Performing Arts Center, 123 Vivian St.

Towne Players of Garner

919-661-4602; towneplayers.org

•  Barefoot in the Park, by Neil Simon, Oct. 18-26, Garner Performing Arts Center, 742 W. Garner Road.

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