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2013 Fall Arts Preview: Theater event listings

August 25, 2013

YellowBrix

Aug. 25--ArtsCenter

919-929-2787; artscenterlive.org

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

919-996-8700; dukeenergycenterraleigh.com

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

919-772-6440; garnerchamber.com/

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

Burning Coal Theatre Company

919-834-4001; burningcoal.org

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

919-518-4404; caryplayers.org

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

919-698-3870; cgtheatre.com

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

Community Church of Chapel Hill

919-942-2050; c3huu.org

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

Duke Performances

919-660-3356; dukeperformances.org

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

Duke University Department of Theater Studies

919-660-3343; theaterstudies.duke.edu

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

Durham Performing Arts Center

919-688-3722; dpacnc.com

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

--Blue Man Group, Sept. 6.

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

Justice Theater Project

919-264-7089; thejusticetheaterproject.org

-- 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

919-452-9204; littlegreenpig.com

-- 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

919-682-3343;

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

-- Cock, Oct. 3-19.

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

Meredith College

919-760-8536;

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

919-515-1100; ncsu.edu/centerstage

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

NCSU University Theatre

919-515-3927; ncsu.edu/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

919-934-1873; neuselittletheatre.org

-- 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

919-792-3850; ncopera.org

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

919-831-6941; nctheatre.com

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

919-866-0228; nract.org

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

919-923-1857; paperhand.org

-- 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

919-962-7529; playmakersrep.org

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

919-821-3111; raleighlittletheatre.org/index.html

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

919-831-6058; theatreinthepark.com

-- 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

919-661-4602; towneplayers.org

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

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