“Brownsville Song (b-side for tray)” Feb. 25–Mar. 12, Manbites Dog Theater, Durham.
The regional premiere of Kimber Lee’s moving drama about senseless violence in a Brooklyn neighborhood where an African-American teenager’s promising life is changed forever.
“Macbeth” April 14-17, Carolina Ballet, Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh.
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Company artistic director Robert Weiss takes on the challenge of creating an evening length ballet based on Shakespeare’s dark tale of violent political ambition. The score is by award-winning N.C. composer J. Mark Scearce.
“Beertown” May 6-22, Raleigh Little Theatre.
An interactive piece about the opening of a time capsule with artifacts keyed to Raleigh. The audience must decide what to keep in and what to discard – and bring dessert for the potluck.
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