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January 2014 Triangle Theater Calendar

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

Jan. 3-5: Tracy Morgan (Goodnights Comedy Club in Raleigh). To read SECOND OPINION about this show, click here.

Jan. 3-5, 9-12, 16-19: “Seascape” (South Stream Productions at Common Ground Theatre in Durham). Keravuori and Galle Review.

Jan. 4: “The Nightmare After New Year’s: A Tribute to Tim Burton,” starring Virginia Scare, Purrrl Van Dammit, Meka la Creme, Porcelain, and Papyrus, with special guests Buster Britches, Maria Bella, and Lyra Bella, plus magician Michael Casey (The VaudeVillain Revue at Southland Ballroom in Raleigh).

Jan. 4: No Shame Theatre – Carrboro (The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Jan. 5: “A Simple Gift,” a concert reading of a play by T. Cat Ford (Streetsigns Center for Literature and Performance at Hugh Chapin Auditorium at Galloway Ridge at Fearrington in Pittsboro, presented as part of Galloway Ridge’s Special Events Series).

Jan. 7: One Night Stands!: Carl “Cee Jay” Jones (Temple Theatre of Sanford, in association with The Comedy Zone of Greensboro).

Jan. 8: Raleigh’s Village Idiots (William Peace Theatre in Leggett Theater in Raleigh).

Jan. 8-12: “The Story of the Gun,” a world premiere created and performed by Mike Daisy (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill, as part of PRC2). McDowell Preview. Keravuori and Galle Review.

Jan. 9-11: Jim Norton (Goodnights Comedy Club in Raleigh).

Jan. 9-12, 16-19: “The Electric Baby” (Josh Benjamin Productions and Burning Coal Theatre Company in Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh, as part of Burning Coal’s “Wait Til You See This!” second-stage series). Potter Review.

Jan. 10: “The Machine Performs Pink Floyd” (Lincoln Theater in Raleigh).

Jan. 10-11: “Shen Yun 2014” (Shen Yun Performing Arts in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

Jan. 10-11, 17-18, 24-25: “The Pelican” (Owl Tree Theater for the People at the Green Monkey in Raleigh).

Jan. 11: “The Big Reveal” (SuperFun Show) (Paperhand Puppet Intervention at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Jan. 11: “I Love My India: A Celebration of Bollywood’s Musical Treasures” (Halle Cultural Arts Center, collaboration with the Indian Talent Discovery Foundation, at the Halle Cultural Arts Center in Apex).

Jan. 11: “Transactors Improv: For Families!” (Transactors Improv Company at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Jan. 11: “Avoiding Traffic” (Raleigh’s Village Idiots at the North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre).

Jan. 11: “The Chuckle and Chortle Comedy Show!,” a benefit show for the Pablove Foundation, hosted by Michelle Maclay and featuring John Sideris, Jenny Chalikian, and Mello Mike (The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Jan. 11: Drew Carey (The Carolina Theatre in Durham).

Broadway Series South will present “Shatner’s World” on Jan. 12th

Broadway Series South will present “Shatner’s World” on Jan. 12th

Jan. 12: “Shatner’s World: We Just Live in It,” starring William Shatner (Broadway Series South in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

Jan. 15-19: “Debris,” a new play written and performed by Katja Hill (Deep Dish Theater Company in Chapel Hill, presented as part of the theater’s New Play Workshop).

Jan. 16: “The Monti — Theme: #ScienceFail,” featuring stories by UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol Folt, UNC professor and Nobel Laureate Oliver Smithies, and other scientists and graduate students (The Monti and Scientists with Stories at UNC’s Morehead Planetarium and Science Center).

Jan. 16-19, 22-26; Jan. 29-Feb. 1: “I Love My Hair When It’s Good: & Then Again When It Looks Defiant and Impressive,” created and directed by Chaunesti Webb (FORTY / AM at Manbites Dog Theater in Durham).

Jan. 16-19, 23-26; Jan. 30-Feb. 2: “Black Pearl Sings!” (Temple Theatre in Sanford). Keravuori and Galle Review.

Jan. 17-18: Abbey Road LIVE! (Cat’s Cradle in Carrboro).

Jan 17-18: “Here To Stay: The Gershwin Experience” (North Carolina Symphony in Meymandi Concert Hall).

Jan 17-18, 23-25: “A Tuna Christmas,” starring Tim Stancil and Greg Flowers (The Towne Players at the Garner Performing Arts Center).

Raleigh Little Theatre will stage "The Divine Sister," starring Tony Hefner as Mother Superior, on Jan. 17-Feb. 2

Raleigh Little Theatre will stage “The Divine Sister,” starring Tony Hefner as Mother Superior, on Jan. 17-Feb. 2

Jan. 17-19, 23-26; Jan.30-Feb. 2: “The Divine Sister” (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre). Potter Review.

Jan. 18: “Late Nite Catechism 2: Sister Strikes Again!” (Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Jan. 18: “Ridin Wit’ Joe Crack” (Campaign4Change at The Carolina Theatre in Durham).

Jan. 19: “Almost Ready Staged Reading” (The ArtsCenter and Playground: A Theatre Cooperative at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Jan. 19: “The Tramp’s New World,” adapted by Robert Jansen from a screenplay treatment by James Agee (Streetsigns Center for Literature and Performance at Hugh Chapin Auditorium at Galloway Ridge at Fearrington in Pittsboro, presented as part of Galloway Ridge’s Special Events Series).

Jan. 21-26: “Once” (Durham Performing Arts Center’s SunTrust Broadway Series). McDowell Preview. Langley Review.

Jan. 22-26; Jan. 28-Feb. 2; Feb. 4-9: “Private Lives” (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill). McDowell Preview.

Jan. 22-26; Jan. 29-Feb. 2: “Pinkalicious the Musical” (Broadway Series South in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh as part of Broadway Series South’s Storybook Theater Series).

Jan. 23: “Out at RLT” (preshow wine tasting and social) (Raleigh Little Theatre and the LGBT Center of Raleigh at RLT, with wine from The Wine Feed).

Jan. 23-26; Jan. 30-Feb. 2: “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” (Hoof ‘n’ Horn in Sheafer Lab Theater at Duke University).

Jan. 24: “Eric, the Show,” with guest performer Eric Singdahlsen (Transactors Improv Company at Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

Jan. 24, 26: Puccini’sLa bohème” (North Carolina Opera in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

Jan. 24-26: “Love’s Infrastructure,” with music by Bombadil and puppets and direction by Torry Bend (Duke Performances in the PSI Theatre at the Durham Arts Council in Durham).

Jan. 25: “Too Many Frogs!” and “Hansel & Gretel” (Children’s Theatre of Charlotte at the Cary Arts Center).

Jan. 25: Carolina’s Funniest Comic: Second Round (DSI Comedy Theater in Carrboro).

Jan. 25: “The King of Diamonds: A Neil Diamond Tribute” (Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Jan. 25: “Sacrificial Poets’ Poetry Slam” (Sacrificial Poets at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Jan. 25: Playwrights Roundtable (The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Jan. 25: “Fourth Annual 24-Hour Play Festival” (The LAB! Theatre in the Center for Dramatic Art at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Jan. 25: “The 24-Hour Play Festival” (Cary Playwrights Forum and the North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre at NRACT in Raleigh).

Jan. 25: “The ‘You’re the Boss of Us’ Show” (Fatmouth Improv at Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

Jan. 26: “ArtsCenter Variety Night” (The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Jan. 27: “Go, Granny D! ‘You’re Never Too Old to Raise a Little Hell’,” starring Barbara Bates Smith in a benefit performance for the NAACP’s Moral Mondays movement (Durham Friends Meeting and Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at ERUUF in Durham).

Jan. 27-28: “Shakespeare in Hollywood” (Montessori Community School of Durham at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Jan. 30-Feb. 2; Feb. 6-9, 13-16: “The Jesus Fund” (Burning Coal Theatre Company in Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh).

Jan. 30-Feb. 3: “Rumors” (UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Dramatic Art and the Kenan Theatre Company, in conjunction with The LAB! Theatre, in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre).

Jan. 31: “Sixth Annual Hippo Awards,” hosted by Jeff Polish and featuring storyteller Grayson Morris (The Monti at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Jan. 31: “Top Shelf Comedy Tour,” featuring Gary Owen, Dominique, Bruce Bruce, and Arnez J (Ticketmaster Events in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

Jan. 31-Feb. 2; Feb. 4-9: “Turtles” (Stillwater Theatre in the Studio Theatre in Jones Hall at Meredith College in Raleigh).

Jan. 31-Feb. 2; Feb. 7-8: “An Evening of Possibilities” (Cary Players in the Cary Arts Center).

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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