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March 2013 Theater Calendar

Rachel York (center) stars as Reno Sweeney in the Roundabout Theatre Company's tour of its Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of "Anything Goes" (photo by Joan Marcus)

Rachel York (center) stars as Reno Sweeney in the Roundabout Theatre Company’s tour of its Tony-winning Broadway revival of “Anything Goes” at DPAC (photo by Joan Marcus)

NOTE: This is Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for shows announced for the entire month of March. 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.)

March 1: “The Circus of the Possibilitarians” (Bread and Puppet Theater at The ArtsCenter).

March 1: “Los Monólogos de la Vagina” (“The Vagina Monologues” in Spanish) (Company Carolina in the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History at UNC-Chapel Hill).

March 1: “Harlem Globetrotters: ‘You Write the Rules’ 2013 World Tour” (PNC Arena).

March 1: “Meet the Purple Jessups: A Night of Live Music and Improv” (Bravest Face at Common Ground Theatre).

March 1-2: “The Jungle Book” (Stars Theater and Arts Center in Fuquay-Varina).

March 1-2: “Into the Woods” (United Church of Chapel Hill).

March 1-2: “The Mariposa’s Way: el cuerpo que sabe (the body that knows),” conceived and performed by Brittany D. Chávez (UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Communication Studies, UNC Program in Latina/o Studies, and the Duke-UNC-Chapel Hill Consortium on Latin American and Caribbean Studies in Swain Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).

March 1-2: “The Matchmaker” (Clayton Youth Theatre at the Clayton Center Auditorium and Conference Center).

March 1-2: “Sister Amnesia’s Country Western Nunsense Jamboree” (Neuse Little Theatre in “The Hut” in Smithfield).

March 1-2: “Spring Forward!: Tales of Life, Love, and Rebirth,” staged readings of new works by Triangle playwrights (Cary Playwrights’ Forum in the Paul Cooper Room of the Cary Arts Center).

March 1-2, 6-9: “The New Electric Ballroom” (Manbites Dog Theater). McDowell Review,

March 1-3: “Everybody knows Old Dry Frye!” (Applause! Cary Youth Theatre in the Cary Arts Center).

March 1-3: “A Raisin in the Sun” and “Clybourne Park,” performed in rotating repertory (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre). Preview. Gephart Review of Both Plays. Potter Review of A Raisin in the Sun. Potter Review of Clybourne Park.

March 1-3: Storybook Theater: “Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairy Tale” (Broadway Series South and Casa Mañana in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

March 1-3: “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” (Company Carolina in Historic Playmakers Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill).

March 1-3, 6-10, 13-17, 22-24: “Next to Normal” (Deep Dish Theater Company). McDowell Review.

March 1-3, 7-10: “Snow White: The Queen’s Fair Daughter” (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre). Potter Review.

March 1-3, 7-10, 14-17: “Forever Plaid” (Temple Theatre).

March 2: “Theatrical Passport” (Applause! Cary Youth Theatre at the Cary Arts Center).

March 2: “Addicts Anonymous” (Transactors Improv Company at Common Ground Theatre).

March 2: “An Evening with Jon Stewart” (Durham Performing Arts Center).

March 2: “The Vagina Monologues” (Company Carolina in the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History at UNC-Chapel Hill).

March 3: “Almost Ready: ‘Sprucehaven B’ by Mark Cornell” (The ArtsCenter and Playground: A Theatre Cooperative).

March 4: “Lee and Lee,”staged reading of a new play by Adam Sobsey (Manbites Dog Theater).

March 4: “ 92nd Street Y: Jeffrey Sachs: Global Issues with Claudia Dreifus” (The Carolina Theatre, in collaboration with Duke University).

March 5: “Berenstain Bears: Family Matters” (The Carolina Theatre‘s GlaxoSmithKline Arts Discovery Series).

March 5: “The Monti StorySLAM — Theme: ‘First Times, Part Deux,'” hosted by Robert Bland (The Monti at Motorco Music Hall in Durham).

March 5-10: “UniverSoul Circus: Mash It Up!” (Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek).

March 5, 19: “Three Little Pigs” (Carolina Puppet Theatre at the Holly Springs Cultural Center).

March 7: “Further Adventures of an Ex-Hippie” (Robert Roskind at The ArtsCenter).

March 7, 21, 28: “30 Plays in 60 Minutes,” a LAB!oratory production (The LAB! Theatre in Room 104 of the UNC-Chapel Hill Center for Dramatic Art).

March 7-9: “Denial” (One Songs Productions at Common Ground Theatre).

March 8: “Thank You for the Music: A Modern Tribute to ABBA” (Holly Springs Cultural Center).

March 8: “Tenacious D: Old School Acoustic Style,” starring Jack Black and Kyle Gass (The Ritz Theatre in Raleigh).

March 8-10, 15-17, 22-24: “The Last Five Years” (North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre). Potter Review.

March 9: “Charlotte’s Web” (TheatreworksUSA at the Garner Performing Arts Center).

March 9: “Transactors Improv: For Families!” (Transactors Improv Company at The ArtsCenter).

March 10: “Lord of the Dance,” created by Michael Flatley (Durham Performing Arts Center). Preview. Langley Review.

March 11: “Seussical the Musical” (Classic Productions in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

March 12: “ 92nd Street Y: Joy Behar with Judy Gold” (The Carolina Theatre, in collaboration with Duke University).

March 12: “Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles” (Durham Performing Arts Center).

March 14-16: “Raleigh’s Village Idiots (William Peace Theatre in Kenan Recital Hall in the Browne-McPherson Music Building at William Peace University in Raleigh).

March 14-17, 21-23: “The Innocents,” a new play by Daniel Karasik (CommonWealth at Common Ground Theatre). Potter Review.

March 14-17, 21-24: “Nocturne,” starring Jesse R. Gephart (Mortall Coile Theatre Company and Burning Coal Theatre Company in the Murphey School Auditorium as part of Burning Coal’s “Wait ‘Til You See This Series”). Potter Review.

March 14-17, 21-24: “The Pirates of Penzance” (Durham Savoyards, Ltd. at The Carolina Theatre). McDowell Review.

March 15: “Jabali African Acrobats (grades preK-3)” (The ArtsCenter).

March 15: “Jabali African Acrobats (elementary)” (The ArtsCenter).

March 15: “ABBAMANIA: An ABBA Tribute” (Seby B. Jones Performing Arts Center at Louisburg College in Louisburg).

March 15: “Hidden Gems: Storytelling for Grownups by Cynthia Raxter” (Cynthia Raxter at The Joyful Jewel in Pittsboro).

March 15-16: “Greater Tuna,” starring Dan Barth and Steve Tucker (Stars Theater and Arts Center in Fuquay-Varina).

March 15-16: “Tomáš Kubínek: Certified Lunatic and Master of the Impossible” (N.C. State University Center Stage in Titmus Theatre).

March 15-16: “Pitfalls and Promises: The Story of a Woman’s Life” (Halle Cultural Arts Center and Winterworks Productions).

March 16: “Jabali African Acrobats” (The ArtsCenter).

March 16: “Jim Gaffigan: The White Bread Tour” (Broadway Series South in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

March 16: “The Chuckle and Chortle Comedy Show!hosted by Michelle Maclay and starring Munashe Magarira, Gretchen McNeely, Kumail Akbari, and Derrick Thompson (The ArtsCenter).

March 16: Entertainment Events, Inc. presents “Late Nite Catechism” (Knights of Columbus Council 9709 in Clare Hall at the Catholic Community of Saint Francis of Assisi in Raleigh).

March 17: “It Was a Very Good Year: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra,” starring Tony Sands (Clayton Center Auditorium and Conference Center).

March 19: “The Rainbow Fish (Grades PreK-2)” (ArtsPower at The ArtsCenter).

March 19: “The Rainbow Fish (Grades PreK-2)” (ArtsPower at The ArtsCenter).

March 19-24: “Anything Goes,” starring Rachel York as Reno Sweeney (Durham Performing Arts Center). Preview. McDowell Review. Potter Review.

March 20-23, 28-30; April 4-6: “Derklöwnschpankeneffekt: Two Plays for Klöwn” (Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern at Manbites Dog Theater) .McDowell Review.

March 21: “The Monti — Theme: ‘Battles’” (The Monti and Sacrificial Poets at The ArtsCenter).

March 21-22: “If My Feet Have Lost the Ground,” a toy-theater play created and directed by Torry Bend (UNC-Chapel Hill Process Series at Historic Playmakers Theatre).

The cast for Forest Moon Theater's production of "Academia Nuts" includes (from left) Colleen Ann Guest as Tammi, Russell Gentry as Peter, Betsy Richards as Judith, and Bob Baird as Stewart

The cast for Forest Moon Theater’s production of “Academia Nuts” includes (from left) Colleen Ann Guest as Tammi, Russell Gentry as Peter, Betsy Richards as Judith, and Bob Baird as Stewart

March 21-24: “Academia Nuts” (Forest Moon Theater in Wake Forest).

March 21-23: “Waltz, a Puppet Show,” adapted and directed by Don Tucker (Duke Theater Studies in 209 East Duke).

March 22: “A Thousand Cranes (Grades 4-7)” (Eckerd Theater Company at The ArtsCenter).

March 22: “Ostara: A Springtime Burlesque & Arts Celebration” (Sirona von Sirius at The ArtsCenter).

March 22-23: “The State I’m In,” a fundraiser for the Cary Playwrights’ Forum(Owl Tree Theater for the People in the Paul Cooper room at the Cary Arts Center).

March 22-24: “Next to Normal” (Town of Cary and Deep Dish Theater Company in the Cary Arts Center). McDowell Review.

March 22-24: “Pirates of the Chemotherapy” (Roxboro Little Theater at the Kirby Theater in Roxboro). Langley Review.

March 22-24, 28-31; April 4-7: “Tigers Be Still” (Raleigh Little Theatre and Actors Comedy Lab in its Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre). Potter Review.

March 23: “A Little Knight Musical,” written and directed by Edgar Harrel (Company Carolina and Local Elementary Schools in Hanes Art Center Auditorium at UNC-Chapel Hill).

March 24: No Shame Theatre — Carrboro (No Shame Theatre at The ArtsCenter).

March 26: “Paige in Full” (The Carolina Theatre‘s GlaxoSmithKline Arts Discovery Series).

March 27: “African American Dance Ensemble” (The Carolina Theatre‘s GlaxoSmithKline Arts Discovery Series).

March 27-30: “The Marowitz Hamlet” (hiSTORY Stage at Common Ground Theatre). Langley Review.

March 28-30: “Love Song” (Duke Players Lab Theater in Brody Theater).

March 28-31; April 4-7, 11-14: “The Smell of the Kill” (Temple Theatre).

March 29: “Seth Meyers Live! An Evening of Standup” (Durham Performing Arts Center).

EDITOR’S NOTE:

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