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Theater Picks: South Stream stages ‘Blackbird’ at Sonorous Road in Raleigh

David Harrower’s 2005 play, “Blackbird,” is an intense drama concerning a middle-aged man confronted by a 27-year-old woman about his sexual abuse of her when she was 12. Brook North directs the South Stream Productions’ staging at Sonorous Road Theatre.
David Harrower’s 2005 play, “Blackbird,” is an intense drama concerning a middle-aged man confronted by a 27-year-old woman about his sexual abuse of her when she was 12. Brook North directs the South Stream Productions’ staging at Sonorous Road Theatre.

David Harrower’s 2005 play, “Blackbird,” is an intense drama concerning a middle-aged man confronted by a 27-year-old woman about his sexual abuse of her when she was 12. Her anger and his guilt are complicated by their continued feelings for each other. Brook North directs the South Stream Productions’ staging at Sonorous Road Theatre.

7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday (through Jan. 22). $18 (seniors/students $14). 919-803-3798 or sonorousroad.com.

Other highlights

  • Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, “An American in Paris,” with a George Gershwin score, finishes its run this weekend at Durham Performing Arts Center. Details at dpacnc.com.
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