A musical version of Carlo Collodi’s classic tale, “Pinocchio,” is the final Youth Series play in Raleigh Little Theatre’s 2013-14 season, opening on Friday in the Cantey V. Sutton Theatre, 301 Pogue St., Raleigh. Shows will run from April 18-27. Thursday and Friday shows will be at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday shows will begin at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. No performances will take place April 20. Two performances for schools will take place Thursday, May 1. Tickets are $15, and $10 for children 12 and under.
TheatreFest at NCSU
N.C. State University has announced its 2014 TheatreFest series. Season tickets are $39, any two performances are $29, adult tickets are $17, senior citizen/student tickets are $15, and NCSU students are $5. Find a full schedule at NCSU.edu/theatre/theatrefest.There Goes the Bride:
Short Fiction Award
The Wade Edwards Foundation & Learning Lab is accepting applications for its annual Short Fiction award. The scholarship is given to three N.C. high school juniors who submit the most outstanding piece of original short fiction. Application deadline is May 5. For information, email BMcFarland@wade.org or visit wade.org.