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Month: November 2012

The cast for "A Christmas Story" includes (clockwise from left) Joseph Gaitens, Bill LaFrankie, Matt Schedler, Amber Ivie, and Austin Harger

The Cary Players Are Reprising Their Hilarious Version of “A Christmas Story” Nov. 30-Dec. 3

The Cary Players will reprise their community-theater presentation of “A Christmas Story,” which delighted Triangle theatergoers from 2004 to 2007, on Nov. 30-Dec. 3 at the Cary Arts Center. Written in 2000, dramatist Philip Grecian’s stage adaptation of the classic 1983 motion picture based on Jean Shepherd’s stories is hilarious as it dramatizes the commotion the erupts when Ralphie Parker (played in this production by Joseph Gaitens) asks Santa Claus to bring him a genuine Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas.

NRACT Will Present Robert Thomas Noll’s New Adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “Oliver Twist”

The North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre will present a community-theater production of “Oliver Twist,” Robert Thomas Noll’s 2000 stage adaptation of the 1837-39 novel by Charles Dickens (1812-70), directed by Sally Kinka, on Nov. 30-Dec. 2; Dec. 7-9, and 14-16 in its small black-box theater in the Greystone Village Shopping Center, in north Raleigh, NC.

America's Got Talent Raleigh Auditions,Raleigh Convention Center

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Burning Coal Theatre Company's cast for "As You Like It" includes (from left) Lori Mahl, Rebecca Bossen, Steph Scribner, and Jade Arnold (photo by the Right Image Photography, Inc.)

Burning Coal Will Present William Shakespeare’s Pastoral Comedy “As You Like It” Nov. 29-Dec. 16

Burning Coal Theatre Company will present “As You Like It,” a delightful early pastoral comedy by English poet and playwright William Shakespeare (1564-1616), written approximately 1599 to 1600, on Nov. 29-Dec. 2 and Dec. 6-9 and 13-16 in the Murphey School Auditorium, near the Historic Oakwood Section in downtown Raleigh, NC.

Manbites Dog Theater of Durham, NC first staged "Seventy Scenes of Halloween" by Jeffrey M. Jones in December 1987 (photo by Jon Haas)

Manbites Dog Theater Is Reprising Its First Show, Jeffrey M. Jones’ “Seventy Scenes of Halloween”

In celebration of 25 seasons of producing cutting-edge theater in the Bull City, Manbites Dog Theater will reprise its very first production, “Seventy Scenes of Halloween” by Jeffrey M. Jones, on Nov. 29-Dec. 1 and Dec. 6-9, 12-13, and 15. Akiva Fox and Adam Sobsey will co-direct a cast that includes Emily Hill, Carl Martin, Dan VanHoozer, and Amber J. Wood.