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Month: February 2014

PlayMakers Repertory Company will present the regional premiere of "Love Alone" by Deborah Salem Smith on Feb. 26-March 2 and March 4-9 and 11-16 in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill

March 2014 Triangle Theater Calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for the entire month of February. 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, and be sure to e-mail all your news releases and publicity PHOTOS to that address. (Our “snail mail”… Read More ›

Julia Gibson as Helen Warren and Jenny Wales as Dr. Becca Neal (photo by Jon Gardiner)

Deborah Salem Smith’s “Love Alone” Asks, What Happens When a Routine Medical Procedure Goes Tragically Wrong

PlayMakers Repertory Company will present the regional premiere of Love Alone, Deborah Salem Smith’s powerful play about what happens to the patient’s family and the doctor’s family when a routine medical procedure goes tragically awry

Carolina Ballet’s Dynamic “Four Seasons” Premier

There’s no B side to the Carolina Ballet’s current program and double debut of original work.

Hoi Polloi's new performance piece "Republic" stars (from left) Jason Quarles as Glaucon, Lori E. Parquet as Socrates, and Jess Barbagallo as Boy (photo by Michael Zirkle)

Hoi Polloi Transforms Plato’s “Republic” into an Unusual and Entertaining Performance Piece

As part of their “Other Voices Series,” Manbites Dog Theater has brought in Duke Performances’ presentation of the Brooklyn, NY theater company Hoi Polloi’s rendition of a portion of the ancient Greek philosopher Plato’s mighty work Republic.

HRT’s “Steel Magnolias” Is Intimate and Immersive

“Steel Magnolias,” the semi-autobiographical play written by Robert Harling, has been a hit with audiences (both Southern and non) since it first opened in 1987. The story, set in Louisiana, follows a group of fiery women as they endure life’s ups and downs. There’s Truvy (Susan Bristow), the sassy owner of a self-named salon where… Read More ›