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Theater Picks: Colleges have Tennessee Williams, Oscar Wilde, more

(L-R, front): Teal Lesley, Kate Williams; (L-R, back): Ian Oehring and Darius Shafa in the N.C. State University Theatre production of “An Ideal Husband.”
(L-R, front): Teal Lesley, Kate Williams; (L-R, back): Ian Oehring and Darius Shafa in the N.C. State University Theatre production of “An Ideal Husband.”

This weekend’s theater openings are dominated by college and university productions.

Tennessee Williams’ macabre tale of obsession and mental breakdown, “Suddenly Last Summer,” plays at Meredith College’s Studio Theatre in Jones Hall (details at meredith.edu). N.C. State University Theatre stages “An Ideal Husband,” Oscar Wilde’s witty look at infidelity and faithfulness, in Thompson Hall’s Titmus Theatre (details at theatre.arts.ncsu.edu). “The Laramie Project,” the emotionally gripping play about the murder of Matthew Shepard, is on the boards at William Peace University’s Leggett Theatre (details at peace.edu).

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