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2013 Fall Arts Preview: Theater event listings

August 25, 2013


Aug. 25--ArtsCenter


All events at ArtsCenter, 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro.

--Jabberbox Puppet Theater: Unleashed! Tails from Petlandia, Sept. 6.

-- The Monti: Season Opener, Sept. 6.

-- Second Sunday Film Series: 10 composers: 1 film: 10 different feelings, Sept. 8.

-- Hidden Voices: None of the Above, Sept. 13.

-- No Shame Theatre, Sept. 13.

-- The Chuckle and Chortle Standup Comedy Show, Sept. 21.

-- The Perfect Day presented by StAGE It! Senior Productions, Sept. 21.

-- Transactors Improv for Families, Sept. 21.

-- No Shame Theatre, Oct. 12.

-- The Amazing Kreskin, Oct. 12.

-- The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez presented by ArtsCenter Stage, Oct. 18.

-- The Chuckle and Chortle Standup Comedy Show, Oct. 19.

-- Sacrificial Poets Poetry Slam, Oct. 26.

-- Transactors Improv, Nov. 1.

-- No Shame Theatre, Nov. 2.

-- Playwrights Roundtable: PlaySlam!, Nov. 3.

-- The Chuckle and Chortle Standup Comedy Show, Nov. 16.

-- Transactors Improv for Families, Nov. 16.

-- Sacrificial Poets Poetry Slam, Nov. 23.

-- Transactors Improv, Dec. 7.

-- A Civil War Christmas by Paula Vogel presented by ArtsCenter Stage, Dec. 13.

-- The Chuckle and Chortle Standup Comedy Show, Dec. 14.

Broadway Series South


Performances are in venues at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. South St., Raleigh

--America's Got Talent, Oct. 7.

-- Dora The Explorer, Nov. 1-3.

--ELF the Musical, Nov. 12-17.

--The Hungry Hungry Games, Nov. 15-17.

--Frosty the Snowman, Nov. 29-Dec. 24.

--We Will Rock You, Dec. 3-8.

--Under the Streetlamp, Dec. 13-14.

Broadway Voices


-- Galway to Broadway Christmas with Ciaran Sheehan, Dec. 14, Garner Performing Arts Center, 742 W. Garner Road.

Burning Coal Theatre Company


Performances are at the Murphey School Auditorium, 224 Polk St., Raleigh.

--The Heretic, Sept. 12-29.

-- (Three Man) Tempest by William Shakespeare, Dec. 5-22.

Cary Players


Performances are at Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave.

--Nunsense!, Sept. 27-29 and Oct. 4-6,.

-- A Christmas Story, Dec. 5-9.

Common Ground Theatre


-- Nervo Craniano Zero, Oct. 17-19 and 24-26, Common Ground Theatre, 4815B Hillsborough Road, Durham.

Community Church of Chapel Hill


-- Drood (The Mystery of Edwin Drood), Nov. 22, Community Church of Chapel Hill, 106 Purefoy Road.

Duke Performances


-- Measure Back, Nov. 6 and 9, Manbites Dog Theater, 703 Foster St., Durham.

Duke University Department of Theater Studies


-- Theater Previews New Works Lab, Sept. 27, Sheafer Theater, Bryan Center, Duke University, Durham.

Durham Performing Arts Center


DPAC is at 123 Vivian St. in Durham. --

--Blue Man Group, Sept. 6.

-- How The Grinch Stole Christmas, Dec. 3.

Justice Theater Project


-- One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Sept. 6-22, Clare Hall, St. Francis of Assisi Church, 11401 Leesville Road, Raleigh.

-- Black Nativity by Langston Hughes, Dec. 12-14 and 20-21, Thompson Hall, NCSU, 2241 E. Dunn Ave., Raleigh

Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern


-- Our Town, Sept. 4-21, Trotter Hall, 410 W. Geer St., Durham.

-- The Man Who Was Thursday, Dec. 4-21, Location TBA.

Manbites Dog Theater


Performances are at Manbites Dog Theater, 703 Foster St., unless noted.

-- Cock, Oct. 3-19.

--The Best of Enemies, Dec. 5-21.

Meredith College


Performances are in venues on the Hillsborough Street, Raleigh campus.

-- Chekhov's Three Sisters, Sept. 24-29, Studio Theatre.

-- Clean House, Nov. 6-10, Jones Auditorium.

-- Directing Scenes, Dec. 5-6, Studio Theatre.

NCSU Center Stage


-- Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer, Oct. 24-27, Titmus Theatre, 2241 Dunn Ave., Raleigh.

NCSU University Theatre


Performances are in Frank Thompson Hall, 2241 E. Dunn Ave., Raleigh

-- ARCADIA, Sept. 25-Oct. 6.

--The Game's Afoot, Nov. 8-24.

Neuse Little Theatre


-- Sex Please, We're Sixty, Sept. 13, The Hut, 104 S. Front St., Smithfield.

--The Music Man, Nov. 15-17, Johnston Community College, Smithfield.

N.C. Opera


Performances are at Fletcher Opera Theater, 2 E. South St., Raleigh.

-- Cosi fan tutte, Oct. 3-6.

--All Souls with New Music Raleigh, Nov. 25.

N.C. Theatre


Performances are at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium, 2 E. South St., Raleigh.

--CATS, Oct. 8-13.

--ELF the Musical, Nov. 12-17.

--We Will Rock You, Dec. 3-8.

North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre


Performances are at 7713-51 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh.

--The Crucible -- NRACT Teens, Sept. 13-29.

-- Miracle on 34th Street, Dec. 6-22.

Paperhand Puppet Intervention


-- Invisible Earth, through Sept. 8, Forest Theatre, UNC-Chapel Hill.

--Invisible Earth, Sept. 13-15, N.C. Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh.

PlayMakers Repertory Company


Performances are at Paul Green Theatre in the Center for Dramatic Art, 250 Country Club Road, Chapel Hill, unless noted.

-- Surviving Twin, written and performed by Loudon Wainwright III, Sept. 4-8, Kenan Theatre.

-- The Mountaintop, Sept. 18-Oct. 6.

-- The Tempest, by William Shakespeare, Nov. 2-Dec. 8.

-- Metamorphoses, by Mary Zimmerman, Nov. 23-Dec. 7.

Raleigh Little Theatre


Performances are at Raleigh Little Theatre, 301 Pogue St.

-- Art, Sept. 6-29.

--Spring Awakening, Oct. 4-27.

--Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!, Nov. 1-17.

--Cinderella, Dec. 6-21.

Theatre In The Park


-- A Christmas Carol, Dec. 12-15, Memorial Auditorium, 2 E. South St., Raleigh.

-- The Santaland Diaries, Dec. 12-15, Theatre In The Park, 107 Pullen Road, Raleigh.

-- A Christmas Carol, Dec. 19-22, Durham Performing Arts Center, 123 Vivian St.

Towne Players of Garner


-- Barefoot in the Park, by Neil Simon, Oct. 18-26, Garner Performing Arts Center, 742 W. Garner Road.


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