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Theater Picks: ‘Agnes of God’ gets staging by Forest Moon Theater

From left, Jill Cromwell as Agnes and Gilly Conklin as Mother Miriam in Wake Forest’s Forest Moon Theater’s production of “Agnes of God.” The theater takes its production of John Pielmeier’s 1979 play on the road this weekend to Raleigh’s Sonorous Road Theatre.
From left, Jill Cromwell as Agnes and Gilly Conklin as Mother Miriam in Wake Forest’s Forest Moon Theater’s production of “Agnes of God.” The theater takes its production of John Pielmeier’s 1979 play on the road this weekend to Raleigh’s Sonorous Road Theatre.

Wake Forest’s Forest Moon Theater takes its production of John Pielmeier’s 1979 “Agnes of God” on the road this weekend to Raleigh’s Sonorous Road Theatre. The story of a young nun, whose newborn baby she insists is a virgin birth, was made into a 1985 film with Meg Tilly and Jane Fonda.

8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday. $15 in advance (seniors/students $13); $3 more on day of performance). 919-803-3798 or sonorousroadtheatre.com.

Other highlights

  • Apex’s Halle Cultural Arts Center stages “Over the River and Through the Woods,” about a single, Italian-American guy whose grandparents try to set him up with a girlfriend to keep him from moving away. Details at thehalle.org.
  • Cary Players Community Theatre finishes its fun-filled run this weekend of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged/Revised).” Details at caryplayers.org.
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