October 2012 Theater Calendar
NOTE: This is the Triangle Theater Review’s Master Calendar for shows announced for the entire month of October. If your productions are not listed in this calendar, please e-mail the SHOW TITLE(S), DATE(S), LOCATION(S), and PRESENTER’S NAME to RobertM748@aol.com, and be sure to e-mail all your news releases and publicity PHOTOS to that address. (Our “snail mail” address is Triangle Theater Review, 1828 Honeysuckle Road #13, Raleigh, NC 27609-6220.)
Oct. 1: “Alice: A Devised Alice in Wonderland Project” (The LAB! Theatre in Room 102 in the UNC-Chapel Hill Center for Dramatic Art).
Oct. 2, 16: “Going Trick-or-Treating” (Carolina Puppet Theatre at the Holly Springs Cultural Center).
Oct. 4-6: “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” (Cary Players at the Cary Arts Center).
Oct. 5-6: “Rumpus in Rome” (Jabberbox Puppet Theater at The ArtsCenter).
Oct. 5-7, 12-14: “The Color Purple” (N.C. Central University Department of Theatre in University Theatre).
Oct. 5-7, 18-21: “Avenue Q” (Hoof ‘n’ Horn in the Sheafer Theater at Duke University).
Oct. 9: “Untold Durham” (The Carolina Theatre, in collaboration with Museum of Durham History, Preservation Durham, and Open Durham).
Oct. 10: “The Monti — Theme: “Lost and Found,” hosted by Jeff Polish and featuring stories by Hippo Guy, Dick Gordon, Lisa Chensvold, Alan Hirsch (The Monti at Motorco Music Hall on Durham).
Oct. 11: “Elsewhere,” a world premiere of an “CelloOpera” created by Maya Beiser and Robert Woodruff (Carolina Performing Arts in UNC-Chapel Hill’s Memorial Hall).
Oct. 11-15: “Eurydice” (UNC-Chapel Hill LAB! Theatre in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre).
Oct. 12: “Transactors for Families: Halloweeneen Eve” (Transactors Improv Company at The ArtsCenter).
Oct. 12-13: “The Mexican, as Told by Us Mexicans” (Carolina Performing Arts and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of Communication Studies’ Process Series in Historic PlayMakers Theatre).
Oct. 12-14: “Liza & the Riddling Cave” (Applause! Cary Youth Theatre at the Cary Arts Center).
Oct. 13: Tracy J’s “The Flip Side: What’s a Good Man to Do?” (SWAG Entertainment at the Durham Arts Council).
Oct. 14: “The Australian Pink Floyd Show” (Durham Performing Arts Center).
Oct. 18: “Nunset Boulevard: The ‘Nunsense’ Hollywood Bowl Show,” starring Cindy Williams as Mother Superior (Clayton Center Auditorium & Conference Center).
Oct. 18-21, 25-28; Nov. 1-4: “Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps” (Temple Theatre).
Oct. 19: “Classic Albums Live: Abbey Road” (The Carolina Theatre).
Oct. 19: “On Deck” (Transactors Improv Company at Common Ground Theatre).
Oct. 19-21, 26-28; Nov. 2-4: “I Hate Hamlet” (North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre).
Oct. 20: “The Chuckle and Chortle Comedy Show,” hosted by Gretchen McNeely and featuring Matt See, Eric Megert, Jon Su, Adam Cohen, and Michelle Maclay (The ArtsCenter).
Oct. 23: “Election Central,” concert reading of a topical screenplay by Elisabeth Lewis Corley (StreetSigns Center for Literature and Performance at Manbites Dog Theater).
Oct. 25: “Dinner and Magic Show,” starring Joshua Lozoff (The Siena Hotel in Chapel Hill).
Oct. 25. Joe Klein (The Carolina Theatre).
Oct. 25: Meredith Monk in “Archeology of an Artist” (Duke Performances at the Nasher Museum of Art).
Oct. 25-28: “Doubt: A Parable” ( Company Carolina in Historic PlayMakers Theatre).
Oct. 25-28: “The Leader,” a program of one-acts including “The Leader” by Eugene Ionesco (Bare Theatre at Common Ground Theatre).
Oct. 25-28: “Metamorphoses” (Duke Players Lab Theater in Brody Theater).
Oct. 25-29: “Jon” (UNC-Chapel Hill LAB! Theatre in the Center for Dramatic Art).
Oct. 26: “Broadway Comes to Peace: Back to Broadway,” starring Jason Dula and friends (William Peace Theatre in Kenan Theater).
Oct. 26: “An Evening with David Sedaris” (Durham Performing Arts Center).
Oct. 26: Reggie Watts (Duke Performances in R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater).
Oct. 26-27: “Murder at Starr Manor: A Murder Mystery Dinner Theater” (We Act for You, Inc. at Stars Theater and Arts Center in Fuquay-Varina).
Oct. 26-28: “Presidential Mania: A History of Fayetteville Street,” a new play by Eve Butler (Burning Coal Theatre Company, begins at Raleigh City Museum).
Oct. 27: “Van Tassel Harvest Ball: Sleepy Hollow Masquerade” (Historic Interpretations, Inc. at the Triangle Sertoma Club in Hillsborough).
Oct. 27: Kevin Hart’s “Let Me Explain” Tour (PNC Arena).
Oct. 27: Sacrificial Poets (The ArtsCenter).
Oct. 27: No Shame Theatre (The ArtsCenter).
Oct. 28: Jeanne Robertson (N.C. Department of Cultural Resources in the N.C. Museum of History).
Oct. 28: “Mama Juggs,” written and performed by Anita Woodley (Princess Dragon Productions at the Durham County Library).
Oct. 29: “The Monti StorySLAM — Theme: Fear” (The Monti at Motorco Music Hall in Durham).
Oct. 30-Nov. 3; Nov. 7-10: “Godspell” (William Peace Theatre in Leggett Theater).
Robert W. McDowell is editor and publisher of Triangle Theater Review, a FREE weekly e-mail theatrical newsletter that provides more comprehensive, in-depth coverage of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill theater than all of the other news media combined. This calendar is reprinted with permission from Triangle Theater Review.
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