Theater Picks

The best theater picks, June 13

CorrespondentJune 12, 2014 

Jeri Lynn Schulke plays Little Edie Beale in Justice Theater Project’s “Grey Gardens.”

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    • Common Wealth Endeavors stages “Bully Boy” by Sandi Toksvig at Durham’s Common Ground Theatre. The play concerns a Falklands War veteran, sent to the Middle East to investigate a young soldier’s misconduct, who finds they have surprisingly common experiences. Details at fromcommonwealth.com.

The documentary “Grey Gardens” is familiar to film buffs for its revelations about the strange, reclusive mother and daughter, Big Edie and Little Edie, relatives of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Justice Theater Project brings their lives onstage in the 2006 Broadway musical version of the film, which adds speculative scenes of Big Edie’s early years. St. Francis of Assisi Church, Raleigh. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday (through June 29). $15-$20 ($12 Sunday, June 15, only). 919-264-7089 or thejusticetheaterproject.org.

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