Theater Picks

The best theater picks, January 17

CorrespondentJanuary 16, 2014 

Tony Hefner as Mother Superior in Raleigh Little Theatre’s production of “The Divine Sister.”

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    • Chapel Hill’s Deep Dish Theater hosts a workshop reading of a one-woman show, “Debris,” a memoir of a mother/daughter relationship written and performed by Katja Hill. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. $16 ($60/$100 for Saturday fundraiser performance.) deepdishtheater.org.

    • Carrboro’s ArtsCenter offers a free staged reading of a “Rwanda,” a new play by Steve Gallagher. The piece graphically revisits the Rwandan genocide two decades later to ask what effect it has had. 3 p.m. Sunday. artscenterlive.org.

Charles Busch’s “The Divine Sister” begins a three-week run Friday at Raleigh Little Theatre in a co-production with Actors Comedy Lab. This comic homage to Hollywood films about nuns follows the ordeals of a Mother Superior as she confronts a hysterical postulant, a mysterious visitor and a former suitor. Tony Hefner plays the lead. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday (through Feb. 2). $12-$20. raleighlittletheatre.org.

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