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December 2013 Triangle Theater Calendar

Adam Patterson (left), Randolph Curtis Rand as Prospero, and the "cast" of "(Three Man) Tempest" at Burning Coal Theatre Company (photo by the Right Image Photography, Inc.)

Adam Patterson (left), Randolph Curtis Rand as Prospero, and the “cast” of “(Three Man) Tempest” at Burning Coal Theatre Company (photo by the Right Image Photography, Inc.)

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for the entire month of December. 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.)

Dec. 1: “The Bald Soprano” (Act One, Act Now at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Dec. 1: Handel’sMessiah” (Carolina Ballet in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium). Cerniglia Review. Langley Review.

Dec. 1: “Michael McDonald: This Christmas, An Evening of Holiday & Hits” (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Dec. 1: “Nightfall: A Collection of Edgar Allan Poe Stories” (Stars Theater and Arts Center in Fuquay-Varina).

Dec. 1, 4-8, 11-15, 18-24: “Frosty the Snowman” (Broadway Series South in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh as part of the Storybook Theater Series).

Dec. 3: “One Night Stand” (Raleigh’s Village Idiots at the Temple Theatre in Sanford).

Dec. 3, 4, 7, 8: “The Tempest,” performed in rotating repertory with “Metamorphoses” (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill). McDowell Preview. Gephart Review.

Dec. 3, 17: “Christmas and Winter” (Carolina Puppet Theatre at Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

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Dec. 3-8: “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (Durham Performing Arts Center’s SunTrust Broadway Series). McDowell Preview. Gephart Review. Potter Review.

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Dec. 3-8: “We Will Rock You” (Broadway Series South and North Carolina Theatre in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium). McDowell Preview. McDowell Review.

Dec. 5-7: “Leaves” (One Song Productions at Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

Dec. 5-7: “Metamorphoses,” performed in rotating repertory with “The Tempest” (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill). McDowell Preview. Gephart Review.

Dec. 5-7, 12-15, 18-21: “The Best of Enemies” (Manbites Dog Theater in Durham). Potter Review.

Dec. 5-8, 12-14, 19-21: “The Man Who Was Thursday” (Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern at 539 Muze in Durham). Langley Review.

Dec. 5-8, 12-15, 19-22: “Plaid Tidings” (Temple Theatre in Sanford).

Dec. 5-8, 12-15, 19-22: “(Three Man) Tempest” (Burning Coal Theatre Company in Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh). McDowell Review.

Dec. 5-9: “A Christmas Story” (Cary Players in the Cary Arts Center).

Dec. 6: “Hispanic Flamenco Ballet” (The Carolina Theatre of Durham’s BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina Arts Discovery Educational Series).

Dec. 6: Paula Poundstone (The Carolina Theatre in Durham).

Dec. 6-7: “Go, Granny D!,” starring Barbara Bates Smith as 90-year-old political activist Doris Haddock, with musician Jeff Sebens (Deep Dish Theater Company in Chapel Hill).

Dec. 6-8, 13-15, 20-22: “Miracle on 34th Street” (North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre). Potter Review.

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Dec. 6-9, 13-16: “Cinderella” (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre).

Dec. 7: “Death By Chocolate!: A Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre” (We Act for You at Stars Theater and Arts Center in Fuquay-Varina).

Dec. 7: “Holiday Musical Extravaganza” (Transactors Improv Company at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Dec. 7: “‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ Live from WVL Radio Theatre” (North Carolina Stage Company at The Clayton Center in Clayton).

Dec. 7: “No Shame Theatre” (No Shame Theatre – Carrboro at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Dec. 7-8: “Christmas at the Last Chance Saloon: A Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre” (We Act for You at Stars Theater and Arts Center in Fuquay-Varina).

Dec. 7-8: “The Nutcracker” (Carolina Ballet in Memorial Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill). Atkinson Review. Cerniglia Review.

Dec. 8: “The Big Reveal!” (variety show) (Paperhand Puppet Intervention in the Doris Duke Center at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens in Durham).

Dec. 10: “A Christmas Carol” (The Carolina Theatre of Durham’s BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina Arts Discovery Educational Series).

Dec. 12-15: “A Christmas Carol,” starring Ira David Wood III as Scrooge (Theatre in the Park in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

Dec. 12-15: “Indigo Blue,” a reimagining of “The Pied Piper” by Howard L. Craft (Walltown Children’s Theatre in the PSI Theatre at the Durham Arts Council).

Dec. 12-15, 19-22: “A Trailer Park Christmas” (Common Ground Theatre in Durham). Potter Review.

Dec. 13-14: “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” (Stars Theater and Arts Center in Fuquay-Varina).

Dec. 13-14: Under the Streetlamp (Broadway Series South in Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh).

Dec. 13-15, 19-21: “Black Nativity” (The Justice Theater Project in Titmus Theatre in Frank Thompson Hall at N.C. State University in Raleigh).

Dec. 13-15, 19-22: “A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration” (ArtsCenter Stage at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Dec. 13-15, 20-22: “The SantaLand Diaries,” starring Jesse R. Gephart as David/Crumpet (Theatre in the Park in the Ira David Wood III Pullen Park Theatre in Raleigh, presented as part of TIP’s Second-Stage Series).

Dec. 14: “Broadway Voices: Ciarán Sheehan” (Garner Performing Arts Center).

Dec. 14: “The Chuckle and Chortle Comedy Show!,” hosted by Gretchen McNeely and featuring Jennifer McGinnis, Steve Brady, Trent Bowles, and Rusty Haynes (The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Dec. 14-15: “Charlie Brown’s Christmas” and “Clausarella” (Stars Theater and Arts Center in Fuquay-Varina).

Dec. 14-15: “The Nutcracker” (Carolina Ballet at the Durham Performing Arts Center). ). Atkinson Review. Cerniglia Review.

Dec. 15: “Almost Ready Staged Reading” (The ArtsCenter and Playground: A Theatre Cooperative at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Dec. 19-22: “A Christmas Carol,” starring Ira David Wood III as Scrooge (Theatre in the Park at the Durham Performing Arts Center).

Dec. 20-21: “Cirque de la Symphonie” (North Carolina Symphony in Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh).

Dec. 20-23, 26-29: “The Nutcracker” (Carolina Ballet in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium). ). Atkinson Review. Cerniglia Review.

Dec. 28: “Danny Canoe: The Last Paddle (od 2013, that is)” (Danny Canoe at Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

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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