N.C. Theatre offers the first locally produced staging of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s London and Broadway hit musical, “Mary Poppins.” Kara Lindsay, who stars as the magical nanny, has appeared in lead roles on Broadway in “Wicked” and “Newsies.”
7:30 p.m. July 29; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. July 30-31. $25-$112. 919-831-6941 or nctheatre.com.
- Theatre Raleigh stages the perennial favorite “Steel Magnolias,” Robert Harling’s funny and moving look at a Southern small town beauty shop and its characterful regulars. Details at theatreraleigh.com.
- Bare Theatre brings Shakespeare back to the Raleigh Little Theatre amphitheater, this time a three-in-one condensation of the Henry VI history plays, set after an apocalypse. Details at baretheatre.org.