Theater Picks

The best theater picks, March 7

CorrespondentMarch 6, 2014 

Anne-Caitlin Donohue plays Queenie in North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre’s production of"The Wild Party," Andrew Lippa’s 2000 off-Broadway show set in the 1920’s.

COURTESY OF ERIN ZANDERS

North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre continues its season of rare musicals with “The Wild Party,” Andrew Lippa’s 2000 off-Broadway show set in the 1920s. Based on the narrative poem by Joseph Moncure March, the musical depicts the sexual freedoms of the age, fueled with alcohol and drugs, which often led to abuse and violence. Lippa’s music captures the story’s range with a combination of jazz, vaudeville and gospel. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday (through Mar. 23). $12-$17. 919-866-0228 or nract.org.

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