Theater Picks

The best theater picks, April 25

CorrespondentApril 24, 2014 

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    • Beginning this weekend, Durham’s Manbites Dog Theater finishes out its season with Mickle Maher’s “Spirits to Enforce,” concerning 12 superheroes using telemarketing to raise funds for a production of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest.” Details at manbitesdogtheater.org.

    • PlayMakers Repertory Company will also round out its season with a PRC2 Second Stage production of “Hold These Truths,” Jeanne Sakata’s solo show about a man during World War II struggling between loyalty to the U.S. and horror at the government’s forced incarceration of those with Japanese ancestry. Details at playmakersrep.org.

The musical “I Never Saw Another Butterfly” is based on Celeste Raspanti’s play that uses drawings and writings by the children at the Nazi concentration camp Terezin to weave a memorial to the many that died there. Sheila Outhwaite directs North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre’s 17-member cast of adults and children. 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday (through May 11). $10-$15. 919-866-0228 or nract.org.

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