EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for the entire month of July 2014. 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.)
July 1: “Three Little Fishes” (Carolina Puppet Theatre at the Holly Springs Cultural Center).
July 4: African-American Dance Ensemble (Festival of the Eno on the Meadow Stage at West Point on the Eno Park in Durham).
July 4-5: “Tomorrow Belongs to Me,” world premiere by Ezra Brain (Left Field Theatre and Stop Pretending Theatre Project at Common Ground Theatre in Durham).
July 9-13, 16-20: “How I Became a Pirate” (Broadway Series South in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh as part of Broadway Series South’s Storybook Theater Series).
July 9-13, 16-20, 23-27: “Parade,” starring Zachary Prince and Lauren Kennedy (Theatre Raleigh’s Hot Summer Nights at the Kennedy Theater in Raleigh). Keravuori and Galle Review. Potter Review.
July 10: “Improv Percolator,” featuring students from Open Mind Improv, Group Hug, and Third Date (Common Ground Theatre in Durham).
July 11: “Fizz … Boom … There is MAGIC in This Room!” (Fish the Magish at the Kirby Theater in Roxboro).
July 11: “ Seeing the Ancient: A Paperhand Retrospective” (opening reception for Paperhand Puppet Intervention exhibit, which will be on display through July 31st) (The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).
July 11-12, 25-26: “SOLO/An Evening of Monologue Performance” (Owl Tree Theater for the People at The Green Monkey in Raleigh).
July 11-13, 17-20, 24-25, 27: “10 by 10 in the Triangle” (The ArtsCenter in Carrboro). Langley Review.
July 11-13, 17-20, 25-27: “The Coarse Acting Show” (Theatre in the Park in the Ira David Wood III Pullen Park Theatre in Raleigh). Potter Review.
July 12: “Karen K & the Jitterbugs” (A SuperFun Show) (The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).
July 12: Bravest Face Improv (Common Ground Theatre in Durham).
July 12: “Let Them Be Heard: Bringing Slave Narratives to Life at Somerset Place,” excerpts from Works Progress Administration’s Slave Narrative Project, adapted and directed by G. Todd Buker (Bare Theatre at Somerset Place State Historic Site in Creswell).
July 12: No Shame Theatre – Carrboro (No Shame Theatre at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).
July 12: “One’s Trash; Another’s Treasure” (LA Horton Productions at the Garner Performing Arts Center).
July 12: The von Trapps: “Around the World with The von Trapps” (Capt. Georg and Maria von Trapp’s great-grandchildren) (North Carolina Symphony in the Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary).
July 13: “‘American Idol’ Live,” starring Season 13 finalists C.J. Harris, Jena Irene, Caleb Johnson, Jessica Meuse, MK Nobilette, Alex Preston, Dexter Roberts, Majesty Rose, Malaya Watson, and Sam Woolf (Durham Performing Arts Center). Langley Review.
July 15: “Twerk Du Soleil” (Todrick Hall at the Clayton Center Auditorium and Conference Center).
July 16-20: “Hairspray” (PlayMakers Repertory Company Summer Youth Conservatory in the Paul Green Theatre in the UNC-Chapel Hill Center for Dramatic Art). McDowell Preview. Potter Review.
July 18: “George Washington Carver & Friends” (Bright Star Touring Theatre at the Kirby Theater in Roxboro).
July 18-20: “Marvel Universe Live!” (PNC Arena in Raleigh).
July 19: “The Chuckle & Chortle Comedy Show,” hosted by Michelle Maclay (The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).
July 19: “The July 19th Show” (Fatmouth Improv, with special guest Anoo Brod, at Common Ground Theatre in Durham).
July 22: “The Monti StorySLAM — Theme: Independence,” hosted by Amy Scott (The Monti at Motorco Music Hall in Durham).
July 24: “The Monti — Theme: Out of Control,” hosted by Jeff Polish featuring storyteller Drew Perry (The Monti at The Crown at The Carolina Theatre in Greensboro).
July 24-26: “Women and Wallace” (One Song Productions at Common Ground Theatre in Durham). Keravuori and Galle Preview.
July 24-27; Aug. 1-3: “On the Verge (Or, The Geography of Yearning)” (a steampunk fantasy) (Historic Interpretations, Inc. at North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre).
July 25: “Dancing Stories” (April C. Turner at the Kirby Theater in Roxboro).
July 25-26; July 31-Aug. 2: Elton John & Tim Rice’s “Aida” (Clayton Youth Theater at the (Clayton Center Auditorium and Conference Center).
July 25-27; July 31-Aug. 3: “Fiddler on the Roof” (Raleigh Little Theatre’s Teens on Stage in RLT‘s Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre).
July 26: Missoula Children’s Theatre: “Blackbeard the Pirate” (The ArtsCenter at the Carrboro Elementary School).
July 29-Aug. 3: “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” (North Carolina Theatre in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium). McDowell Preview. Potter Review.
July 30-Aug. 3; Aug. 6-10: “Hearts Like Fists” (Tiny Engine Theatre Company at Common Ground Theatre in Durham). Langley Review.
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