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February 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 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 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.)

Feb. 1: “The Golden Doorstop” (Raleigh Little Theatre’s Storytellers to Go! at Halle Cultural Arts Center in Apex).

Feb. 1: “Gustafer Yellowgold’s Show” (A SuperFun Show) (The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Feb. 1: “Jackie Robinson: A Game Apart,” starring Mike Wiley (Garner Performing Arts Center in Garner).

Feb. 1: “The Cast of ‘Beatlemania’” (Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Feb. 1: No Shame Theatre – Carrboro (No Shame Theatre – Carrboro at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Feb. 1: “Solo Takes On: 4,” a festival of solo performances, including “The Tramp’s New World” by Rob Jansen, “Pedazos del Alma” by Brittany Chávez, and “Flipping Cancer” by Marie Garlock (UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Communication Studies in Studio 6 in Swain Hall).

Feb. 1, 7-8: “I Love My Hair When It’s Good & Then Again When It Looks Defiant and Impressive: The Remix,” created and directed by Chaunesti Webb (FORTY / AM at Manbites Dog Theater in Durham). Keravuori and Galle Review.

Feb. 1-2: “Black Pearl Sings!” (Temple Theatre in Sanford). Keravuori and Galle Review.

Feb. 1-2: “The Divine Sister” (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre). Potter Review.

Feb. 1-2: “Pinkalicious the Musical” (Broadway Series South in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh as part of Broadway Series South’s Storybook Theater Series).

Feb. 1-2: “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” (Hoof ‘n’ Horn in Sheafer Lab Theater at Duke University).

Feb. 1-2: “Tyler Perry’s ‘Hell Hath No Fury Like a Woman Scorned’” (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Feb. 1-2; Feb. 4-9: “Private Lives” (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill). McDowell Preview.
Potter Review.

Feb. 1-2; Feb. 4-9: “Turtles” (Stillwater Theatre in the Studio Theatre in Jones Hall at Meredith College in Raleigh).

Feb. 1-2; Feb. 6-9, 13-16: “The Jesus Fund” (Burning Coal Theatre Company in Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh). Keravuori and Galle Review. Potter Review.

Feb. 1-2; Feb. 7-8: “An Evening of Possibilities” (Cary Players in the Cary Arts Center). Keravuori and Galle Review.

Feb. 1-3: “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).

Feb. 1-4: “Broadway Melodies 2014” (Pauper Players in the Hanes Art Center Auditorium at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Feb. 3: “February One” (The Carolina Theatre of Durham’s BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina Arts Discovery Educational Series).

Feb 3-4: “The Vagina Monologues: Raleigh 2014” (benefit performance for Interact of Wake County) (Burning Coal Theatre Company in Murphey School Auditorium).

Feb. 4, 18: “Cinderella” (Carolina Puppet Theatre at the Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Feb. 6: “Jackie Robinson: A Game Apart,” written and performed by Mike Wiley (The Carolina Theatre of Durham’s BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina Arts Discovery Educational Series).

Feb. 6-8, 13-15, 20-22: “Celebration,” adapted from the film by Thomas Vinterberg by David Eldridge (Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern at the Shadow Box in Durham).

Feb. 6-8, 14-15: “The Maids” (Common Ground Theatre in Durham, presented as part of CGT’s “Small Series”).

Feb. 7: Transactors Improv (Transactors Improv Company at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Feb. 7-8: “Pippsi Longknickers” (Stars Youth Theater Homeschool Class at the Stars Theater and Arts Center in Fuquay-Varina).

Feb. 7-8: Urban Bush Women:Hep Hep Sweet Sweet,” “Dark Swan,” & “Walking with ‘Trane” (Duke Performances in R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke University’s West Campus in Durham). Atkinson Review.

Feb. 7-8, 14-15: “Brigid Without a Story” (Durham Family Theatre at Trinity United Methodist Church in Durham).

Feb. 7-9, 14-16: “Ain’t Misbehavin’” (N.C. Central University Department of Theatre & Dance in University Theatre in Durham).

Feb. 7-9, 14-16, 21-23: “Wit” (The Justice Theater Project in Clare Hall at the Catholic Community of Saint Francis of Assisi in Raleigh). Kervauori and Galle Review.

Feb. 8: “Broadway Voices: Norm Lewis” (Garner Performing Arts Center). 

Feb. 8: “The Chuckle and Chortle Comedy Show!,” hosted by Michelle Maclay and featuring Anna Suzuki, Jennifer McGinnis, Brad Schnurr, and John Boni (The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Feb. 8: “Defending the Caveman” (The Carolina Theatre in Durham).

The Durham Performing Arts Center will present "The Book of Mormon" Feb 11-16 and 18-23

The Durham Performing Arts Center will present “The Book of Mormon” Feb 11-16 and 18-23

Feb. 11-16, 18-23: “The Book of Mormon” (Durham Performing Arts Center’s SunTrust Broadway Series). McDowell Preview. Potter Review.

Feb. 11-16, 18-23: “Les Misérables,” starring Lauren Kennedy as Fantine and Kennedy’s daughter, Riley Campbell, as Young Cosette (Broadway Series South and North Carolina Theatre in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium). McDowell PreviewKeravuori and Galle Review. McDowell Review. Potter Review.

Feb. 12: Bruce Vilanch (N.C. Comedy Arts Festival at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Feb. 12: “The Monti — Theme: N.C. Comedy and Arts Festival” (The Monti, in collaboration with DSI Comedy Theater and the N.C. Comedy and Arts Festival, at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Feb. 12-15, 19-22: “Spring Awakening” (William Peace Theatre in Leggett Theater in Raleigh).

Feb. 12-16: N.C. Comedy Arts Festival (The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Feb. 12-16, 20-22: “Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South,” written and performed by E. Patrick Johnson and directed by Joseph Megel (Jane M. Saks and Project& in the PSI Theatre at the Durham Arts Council).

Feb. 13: “Charlotte’s Web” (The Carolina Theatre of Durham’s BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina Arts Discovery Educational Series).

Feb. 13: “Love and Laughter: Valentine’s Edition,” featuring R&B singer Joe, with special guest comedians Joe Torry and Damon Williams (The DOME Group, Inc. in the Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh).

Feb. 13-15: “An Iliad” (Phil Watson’s distinction project in the Sheafer Lab Theater on Duke University’s West Campus in Durham). 

Feb. 13-16: “Steel Magnolias” (Orange Community Players at the Central Orange Senior Center in Hillsborough).

Feb. 13-16, 19-23: “Chicago” (University Theatre at N.C. State in the Titmus Theatre in Frank Thompson Hall in Raleigh).

Feb. 13-16, 22-23; March 1-2: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons,” a world premiere choreographed by Robert Weiss (Carolina Ballet in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh). Atkinson Review.

Feb. 14: “The Crimson Ball: Twisted Tales of Love,” featuring Virginia Scare, Kitschy de Coeur, Purrrl Van Dammit, Porcelain, Papyrus, The Vaudevillains, and more (VaudeVillain Revue at the Motorco Music Hall in Durham).

Feb. 14, 16: Benjamin Britten’sAlbert Herring,” featuring soprano Claudia Waite as Lady Bellows (Meredith College Opera Theater in Jones Auditorium at Meredith College in Raleigh).

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Feb. 14-16, 20-23; Feb. 27-March 2: “Caroline, or Change” (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre). Keravuori and Galle Review.

Feb. 14-16, 20-23; Feb. 28-March 2: “The Lion in Winter,” starring Ira David Wood III as King Henry II and Lynda Clark as Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine (Theatre in the Park in the Ira David Wood III Pullen Park Theatre in Raleigh). Keravuori and Galle Review.

Feb. 14-16, 21-22: “Dracula Bites” (Neuse Little Theatre in “The Hut” [American Legion Log Cabin] in Smithfield).

Feb. 18: “Freedom Train” (Classic Productions for Students in Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh).

Feb. 19: Chuck Davis Featuring the African-American Dance Ensemble (The Carolina Theatre of Durham’s BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina Arts Discovery Educational Series).

Feb. 20-22: “The Carolina Comedy Festival” (Carolina Union Activities Board at various locations).

Feb. 20-22: “The Man Who” (Sam Kebede’s distinction project in the Brody Theater on Duke University’s East Campus in Durham).

Feb. 20-23: Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus (PNC Arena in Raleigh).

Feb. 20-23; Feb. 26-March 1: Plato’sRepublic,” created by Hoi Polloi (Duke Performances and Manbites Dog Theater at Manbites Dog Theater in Durham). Keravuori and Galle Review.

Feb. 20-23; Feb-27-March 2: “Smoke on the Mountain” (Temple Theatre in Sanford).

Feb. 21: “CHiPs Show: The F1rst” (Chapel Hill Players in Room 100 of Hamilton Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Feb. 21-22; Feb. 27-March 2: “Steel Magnolias” (Harnett Regional Theatre at the Stewart Theater in Dunn). Potter Review.

Feb. 21-22; Feb. 28-March 1: “Let Them Be Heard (in Winter),” starring Barbette Hunter, Gil Faison, Warren Keyes, and Phillip Bernard Smith (Bare Theatre at Historic Stagville in Durham).

Feb. 22: “Rapunzel” (A SuperFun Show) (Rags to Riches Theatre for Young Audiences at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Feb. 22: “The Clean Comedy Series Presents Dennis Regan” (Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Feb. 22: “Improv Evolution: After the Classes Comes the Performance,” plus Jeffrey Moore and His Sock Puppet Pals, poet Mimi Herman, and stand-up comedian Aaron Meilleur (Anoo Brod at Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

Feb. 22: “Lewis Black and Friends,” performing as part of The Carolina Comedy Festival (Carolina Union Activities Board in Memorial Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Feb. 22: “The Originals: Gil Scott-Heron & Oscar Brown Jr.,” featuring Dasan Ahanu and Tai Allen (Black Poetry Theatre and Best Kept Spoken Presentation at the Spartacus Restaurant in Durham).

Feb. 22: “Seussical” (TheatreworksUSA in the Paul A. Johnston Auditorium in Smithfield, presnted as part of the Johnston Community College Performing Arts Concert Series).

Feb. 22-23: “DAAT 24-Hour Play Festival” (Duke Asian American Theater in the Sheafer Lab Theater on Duke University’s West Campus).

Feb. 23: “Almost Ready Staged Reading: ‘Forensics’ by Richard Krawiec” (The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Feb. 26: “ The Vagina Monologues” (benefit for the Durham Crisis Response Center) (Duke Student Wellness Center in the R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater at Duke University).

Feb. 26-March 2; March 4-9, 11-16: “Love Alone” (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Feb. 27: “Alton Brown Live!: The Edible Inevitable Tour” (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Feb. 27: “The Monti StorySLAM — Theme: Mischief,” hosted by Robert Bland (The Monti at Motorco Music Hall in Durham).

Feb. 27-28: “All in the Timing: An Evening of One Acts by David Ives” (University Theatre at N.C. State in the Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre in Frank Thompson Hall in Raleigh).

Feb. 27-March 1: “Almost, Maine” (Clayton Youth Theater at the Clayton Center Auditorium and Conference Center in Clayton).

Feb. 27-March 3: “Shakespeare’s R&J” (UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Dramatic Art and the Kenan Theatre Company in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Feb. 28: “Johnny Cash Birthday Bash and Patsy Cline Tribute,” featuring the Johnny Folsom Four and the Canady Thomas Band (The Pour House Music Hall in Raleigh).

Feb. 28-March 1: Improv (Third Date Improv at Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

Feb. 28-March 1: “The Vagina Monologues” (benefit performance for InterAct of Wake County) (Meredith Ensemble Players in the Studio Theatre in Jones Hall at Meredith College in Raleigh).

Feb. 28-March 2: “Dinosaur Train” (Broadway Series South in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

Feb. 28-March 2: “A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court” (Applause! Cary Youth Theatre at the Cary Arts Center in Cary).

Feb. 28-March 2; March 5-9, 12-16, 19-22: “Arcadia” (Deep Dish Theater Company in Chapel Hill). Keravuori and Galle Review.

EDITOR’S NOTE:

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