Theater Picks

The best theater picks, September 27

CorrespondentSeptember 26, 2013 

From left, Natalie Sherwood, Alexander Smith, Emma Yates and Michael Taylor in the production of “Arcadia."


This weekend seems to be a college theater festival, with three Raleigh campuses offering contemporary and classic works:

N.C. State University: “Arcadia” by Tom Stoppard, an exhilarating blurring of past and present centering on Lord Byron. Titmus Theatre, Thompson Hall. 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday (through Oct. 6). $16-$18. 919-515-1100 or

Meredith College: “The Three Sisters,” by Anton Chekhov, a look at the dreams and desires of a privileged family. 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday. Studio Theatre, Jones Hall. $5-$10. 919-760-2840 or

William Peace University: “No Exit” by Jean-Paul Sartre, an existential depiction of three characters’ afterlife. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. $16-$18. 919-508-2043 or

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