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May 2013 Triangle Theater Calendar

Clay Aiken and Beth Leavel star as the star-struck Man in Chair and the tipsy title character in NCT's robust rendition of "The Drowsy Chaperone" (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

Clay Aiken and Beth Leavel star as the star-struck Man in Chair and the tipsy title character in North Carolina Theatre‘s uproarious rendition of “The Drowsy Chaperone” (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

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

May 1: “Special FREE Show” (Raleigh’s Village Idiots and Peace’s Village Idiots in Leggett Theater at William Peace University in Raleigh).

May 1-5: “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert” (Durham Performing Arts Center). Preview. Potter Review.

May 1-5: “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” (Hot Summer Nights | Theatre Raleigh in the Kennedy Theater). Preview. Potter Review.

May 1-5, 8-12, 15-18: “The Cripple of Inishmaan” (Deep Dish Theater Company). McDowell Review.

May 2: Liz Winstead (Planned Parenthood of Central North Carolina at The Carolina Theatre).

May 2-4, 9-12, 15-18: “The Homosexuals” (Manbites Dog Theater). Potter Review.

May 2-5, 9-12, 16-18: “The Wooster Group’s Diary of Anne frank,world premiere of a play by John Justice (Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern at The Shadowbox in Durham).

May 2-5, 9-12, 16-19: “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” (Temple Theatre).

May 3-5, 10-12: “The Elves and the Shoemaker” (North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre).

May 3: Giuseppe Verdi’sAida” (semi-staged version) (North Carolina Opera in Memorial Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).

May 3-4: “The Secret Garden” (Cornerstone Theatre Productions at the Holly Springs Cultural Center).

May 3-5, 9-12, 16-19: “The Brementown Musicians” (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre).

May 4: Community Reading of Walt Whitman’s ‘Song of Myself’,” (The ArtsCenter).

May 4: Broadway Voices Series: A Night with the Phantom and Christinestarring Ron Bohmer and Sandra Joseph (Garner Performing Arts Center).

May 4: Tig Notaro (The Carolina Theatre).

May 5: Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Live (The Carolina Theatre).

May 5: Giuseppe Verdi’sAida” (semi-staged version) (North Carolina Opera in in Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh).

May 6: Jack Hanna (The Carolina Theatre‘s GlaxoSmithKline Arts Discovery Series).

May 7: “One Night Stands!featuring David L and Sid Davis (The Comedy Zone at the Temple Theatre).

May 7: “WWE Smackdownfeaturing Sheamus, Randy Orton, Alberto Del Rio, Jack Swagger, Big Show, Mark Henry, and new World Heavyweight Champion Dolph Ziggler (PNC Arena).

May 7, 21: “The Gingerbread Man” (Carolina Puppet Theatre at the Holly Springs Cultural Center).

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May 7-12: “The Drowsy Chaperone,,” starring Clay Aiken and Beth Leavel (North Carolina Theatre and Broadway Series South in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium). Preview. McDowell Review. Potter Review.

May 10: “Inside Amy Schumer: The Live Tour” (Durham Performing Arts Center).

May 10-11: “Spring Awakening” (Hoof ‘n’ Horn in Duke University’s Reynolds Industries Theater).

May 10-11, 16-19: “Seussical the Musical” (Harnett Regional Theatre in Dunn). Potter Review.

May 10-12: “Twelve Angry Men” (Studio A at Common Ground Theatre). Potter Review.

May 10-12, 16-19: “Walt” (ArtsCenter Stage).

May 10-12, 17-19: “A Walk in the Woods” (Exit Through Eden in Burning Coal Theatre’s Murphrey School Auditorium).

May 11: The Life and Poetry of Walt Whitman” (ArtsCenter Stage at The ArtsCenter).

May 11: Transactors Improv for Families!” (Transactors Improv Company at The ArtsCenter).

May 11: “Mark Nizer — 3D” (Garner Performing Arts Center).

May 11: Peter Pan (Legacy Repertory Company at The Carolina Theatre).

May 12: “Laughter and Reflection with Carol Burnett: A Conversation with Carol Where the Audience Asks the Questions” (Durham Performing Arts Center).

May 14-19: “Sister Act” (Durham Performing Arts Center). Preview. McDowell Review. Potter Review.

May 15: “Cinderella” (American Family Theater, Inc. at The Carolina Theatre, presented as part of the GlaxoSmithKline Arts Discovery Series).

May 17-19: “Sing Down the Moon: Appalachian Wonder Tales” (Applause! Cary Youth Theatre in the Cary Arts Center).

May 17-19, 24-26: “A Portrait of Patsy Cline” (Elizabeth R and Company and Theater of the American South at the Boykin Center in Wilson)

May 17-19, 24-26: “Return to Concord, Virginia,written and performed by Peter Neofotis (Theater of the American South in the Alan Campbell/Lauren Kennedy Theatre at Barton College in Wilson).

May 18: “18 Wheeler” (Raleigh’s Village Idiots at the North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre).

May 18: “The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs” (Tarradiddle Players at The ArtsCenter).

May 18: “The Chuckle and Chortle Comedy Show!,” hosted by Michelle Maclay (The ArtsCenter).

May 18: “World of Improv” (Transactors Improv Company at Common Ground Theatre).

May 19: No Shame Theatre – Carrboro (The ArtsCenter).

May 20: “What,” a new live comedy show thing by Bo Burnham (AEG Live and The Carolina Theatre).

May 23-25: “Language of Angels” (One Song Productions at Common Ground Theatre). Potter Review.

May 23-26: Finesse Mitchell (Goodnights Comedy Club in Raleigh).

May 24: “The Comedy Fluffer Tour,” starring Junior Stopka, Carlos Valencia, King Spo-it, and Steve Brady (The Maywood in Raleigh).

May 24-25: “KidsWrite 2013 Festival of New Plays” (Burning Coal Theatre Company in the Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh).

May 24-25; May 31-June 1: “The Comedy of Errors ” (Bare Theatre in Raleigh Little Theatre‘s Louise “Scottie” Stephenson Amphitheatre).

May 26: “Almost Ready: A Series of Plays by N.C. Writers,” (The ArtsCenter and Playground a Theatre Cooperative).

May 26: “Mama Juggs: The Breast Health Show,” starring Anita Woodley (Princess Dragon Productions at the Oasis at Carr Mill in Carrboro).

May 29: The TEAM of New York City Presents a New Performance Piece, (a work-in-progress created with the help of guest artist Taylor Mac) (PlayMakers Repertory Company in Frey Rehearsal Hall in UNC-Chapel Hill’s Center for Dramatic Art).

May 29: “Tongues of Fire,” adapted from a story by Lee Smith (Touring Theatre of North Carolina at Saint Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Hillsborough).

May 29-June 2; June 5-9: “I Do! I Do!” (Hot Summer Nights | Theatre Raleigh in the Kennedy Theater). Potter Review.

May 30-June 2; June 5, 8-9, 12, 14: “Daddy’s Dyin’, Who’s Got the Will” (University Theatre at N.C. State’s TheatreFest 2013 in the Titmus Theatre in Frank Thompson Hall). McDowell Review.

May 31: “Transactors Improv: 30th-Anniversary Reunion Show” (Transactors Improv Company at The ArtsCenter).

May 31-June 1: “Ron & Rhonda … Totally Rad!starring Annie Zipper and Jeffrey Moore (Wholesome Twins in association with Common Ground Theatre ).

May 31-June 2: “Sesame Street Live: Elmo Makes Music” (PNC Arena).

May 31-June 2; June 7-8: “Welcome to Mitford” (Neuse Little Theatre in “The Hut” in Smithfield).

EDITOR’S NOTE:

Robert W. McDowell is editor and publisher of Triangle Review, a FREE weekly e-mail arts newsletter. This calendar is reprinted with permission from Triangle Review.

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