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August 2011 Theater Calendar

Aug. 4, 11, 18: “Nature Tales: Storytime in the Garden” (N.C. Botanical Garden at UNC-Chapel Hill.)

Aug. 4-6: “Disney’s Aladdin Junior” (Towne Players Teens in Garner Historic Auditorium).

Aug. 4-7: “As You Like It” (Free Association Theatre Ensemble and Applause! Cary Youth Theatre at the Cary Arts Center).

Aug. 4-7, 11-14: “Wonder of the World” (Burning Coal Theatre Company‘s “Wait Til You See This!” second-stage series). Review.

Aug. 5: Open House (The Distillery at 900 W Morgan St. in Raleigh).

Aug. 5-6: King of Hearts” (Young People’s Performing Company’s Summer Music Theatre Camp at the Durham Arts Council).

Aug. 5-6: “Pippin” (North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre’s CAST Camp).

Aug. 5-6: “West Side Story” (Clayton Youth Theatre at the Clayton Center Auditorium & Conference Center).

Aug. 5-7: “In One Era and Out the Other” (EbzB Productions at Deep Dish Theater Company).

Aug. 5-7, 12-14, 19-21, 26-28; Sept. 2-5: “The Serpent’s Egg” (Paperhand Puppet Intervention at UNC-Chpael Hill’s Forest Theatre).

Aug. 11-12: “The Big Bad Musical” (STARS Youth Theater at STARS Theater & Arts Center in Fuquay-Varina).

Aug. 11-14: “All Shook Up” (North Carolina Theatre Conservatory Master Summer Theatre Arts School at 3043 Barrow Dr. in Raleigh).

Aug. 12: Grey Seal Puppets:Tangle of Tales” (Halle Cultural Arts Center of Apex).

Aug. 12-13, 18-21, 25-28: “Ruthless! The Musical” (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre). Review.

Aug. 13: “Children of Greece,” adapted by Rachel Klem (Common Ground Theatre).

Lauren Kennedy stars in "Violet"

Lauren Kennedy stars in "Violet"

Aug. 17-21, 24-28: “Violet: A New Musical,” starring Lauren Kennedy (Hot Summer Nights at the Kennedy). Review.

Aug. 19-20: “The Monkey’s Paw” (North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre).

Aug. 19-20: “An Idiot’s Paradise” (Raleigh’s Village Idiots at North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre).

Aug. 19-21, 25-27: “Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead” (Raleigh Ensemble Players at 213 Fayetteville St.). Review.

Aug. 19-21, 25-28; Sept. 2-4: “Of Mice and Men” (Theatre in the Park). Review.

Aug. 20: “The Dog Days of Summer” (Fatmouth Improv at Common Ground Theatre).

Aug. 25-28: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (Town of Cary in the Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Regency Park).

Aug. 26-27, Sept. 2-3: “The Real Inspector Hound” (Duke Players in Brody Theater).

Aug. 26-28: “H.M.S. Pinafore” (White Iris Light Opera in Jones Auditorium at Meredith College).

Aug. 26-28: “Three Days of Rain” (The LAB! Theatre and GROUND UP Productions in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Aug. 26-28; Aug. 31-Sept. 4; Sept. 7-11, 14-17: “After the Revolution” (Deep Dish Theater Company). Review.

Aug. 27: “Aladdin: The Musical” (Indian Classical Music & Dance Society and Sangam in Memorial Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Aug. 27: “Enron Open Rehearsal (Burning Coal Theatre Company at Cameron Village Regional Library in Raleigh).

Aug. 27: “EROT Poetry Slam” (Ebony Readers/Onyx Theatre in the Great Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Aug. 27: Maggiano’s Presents: An Evening of Magic with Joshua Lozoff” (Maggiano’s Little Italy in Durham).

Aug. 31-Sept. 1: “Oh, What a Night!” (concert) (Hot Summer Nights at the Kennedy in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater).

NOTE:Karen Dear & Friends: A Night in Opera & Sacred Classical” (Aug. 27th at A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater) has been cancelled, because of potential inclement weather due to Hurricane Irene.


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