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September 2015 Triangle Theater Calendar

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for September 2015. 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.)

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Sept. 3-5, 10-12, 17-19: “The Shipment” (Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern and Black Ops Theatre at Common Ground Theatre in Durham). Vesper Review.

Sept. 3-6, 10-13, 17-20: Monty Python’sSpamalot” (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre). Langley Review.

Sept. 3-7: Cirque Italia (Cirque Italia at Villa Latina Plaza [near International Foods] in Raleigh).

Sept. 4: Jim Jefferies (The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

Sept. 4: “Moving Pieces:2” (a traveling, multimedia theater experience) (Seed Art Share, starting at The Trinity House in Raleigh).

Sept. 4-6: “Annapurna” (Honest Pint Theatre Company and North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre at NRACT). McDowell Preview. Keravuori and Galle Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Sept. 4-7: “A Drop in the Bucket: The Big Dreams of Tiny Things” (Paperhand Puppet Intervention in the Forest Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Sept. 5: “No Shame Theatre – Carrboro” (No Shame Theatre at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Sept. 8, 22: “The Three Bears” (Carolina Puppet Theatre at the Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Broadway Series South will present the Raleigh debut of "Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage" on Sept. 8-13 in Memorial Auditorium, so Triangle theatergoers can once again have the time of their lives with Johnny and Baby

Broadway Series South will present the Raleigh debut of “Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage” on Sept. 8-13 in Memorial Auditorium, so Triangle theatergoers can once again have the time of their lives with Johnny and Baby

Sept. 8-13: “Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage” (Broadway Series South in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium). McDowell Preview. McDowell Review. Potter Review.

Sept. 9: “Bar Plays” (Cary Playwrights’ Forum at Mac’s Tavern in Cary).

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Sept. 10-13, 17-20, 24-27: “My Fair Lady” (Temple Theatre in Sanford). Keravuori and Galle Review.

Sept. 11: Manual Cinema:Mementos Mori” (Duke Theater Studies in Sheafer Lab Theater on Duke University’s West Campus).

Sept. 11: Jerry Seinfeld (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Sept. 11-12: “Break a Leg,” an original play in the spirit of “A Chorus Line,” written and directed by Sonia Usatch-Kuhn (Holly Springs Reader’s Theater at the Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Sept. 11-12: “Moonlight Family Friendly Variety Anniversary Extravaganza!” (Moonlight Stage Company at 1304 Paddock Dr. in Raleigh).

Sept. 11-13: “A Drop in the Bucket: The Big Dreams of Tiny Things” (Paperhand Puppet Intervention at the N.C. Museum of Art in Raleigh).

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Sept. 11-13, 17-20, 25-27, Oct. 2-3: Bram Stoker’s ‘Dracula’,” as adapted by Ira David Wood III (Theatre in the Park in the Ira David Wood III Pullen Park Theatre in Raleigh). Vesper and Benrud Review.

Sept. 11-13, 18-19: “Seniors of the Sahara” (Neuse Little Theatre in “The Hut” [American Legion Log Cabin] in Smithfield).

Sept. 12: “The Monti Season Opener: Danger!,” hosted by Jeff Polish (The Monti at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Sept. 13: “Songs in the Key of Justice” (fundraiser) (Hidden Voices at the Historic Murphey School in Durham).

PlayMakers Rep will present Ayad Akhtar's 2013 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, "Disgraced," on Sept. 16-20 and 22-27 and Sept. 29-Oct. 4 in UNC-Chapel Hill's Paul Green Theatre

PlayMakers Rep will present Ayad Akhtar’s 2013 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, “Disgraced,” on Sept. 16-20 and 22-27 and Sept. 29-Oct. 4 in UNC-Chapel Hill’s Paul Green Theatre

Sept. 16-20, 22-27; Sept. 29-Oct. 4: “Disgraced” (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill). McDowell Preview. Keravuori and Galle Review. Potter Review.

Sept. 17: “Improv Percolator,” featuring Skibbereen, Playdate!, and The Lunartics (Moonlight Stage Company at 1304 Paddock Dr. in Raleigh).

Sept. 17-19, 25-27: “And Then There Were None” (Harnett Regional Theatre in Stewart Theater in Dunn). Potter Review.

Sept. 18-19: “Hee Haw” (Roxboro Little Theatre at the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex in Roxboro).

Sept. 18-19: “‘The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring’ in Concert” (North Carolina Symphony, North Carolina Master Chorale, and Raleigh Boychoir at Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh). Gephart Review.

Forest Moon Theater will present Ira Levin's 1978 comedy-thriller, "Deathtrap" on Sept. 18-20 and 24-26 in the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre in Wake Forest

Forest Moon Theater will present Ira Levin’s 1978 comedy-thriller, “Deathtrap” on Sept. 18-20 and 24-26 in the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre in Wake Forest

Sept. 18-20, 24-26: “Deathtrap” (Forest Moon Theater at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre in Wake Forest). Benrud Review. Keravuori and Galle Review.

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Sept. 18-20, 25, 27; Oct. 2-4: “Isn’t It Romantic” (Cary Players in the Cary Arts Center). Benrud Review.

Sept. 19: “Transactors Improv: For Families” (Transactors Improv Company at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Sept. 19: “PlaySlam!” (Playwrights Roundtable at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro). Vesper and Benrud Review.

Sept. 19: “The Chuckle and Chortle Comedy Show,” hosted by Michelle Maclay and featuring JM, Chad Cosby, Eric Megert, and Joe Perrow (The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).(The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Sept. 19-20: “Almost Home: A One-Hour Tribute to Flood Victims Worldwide” (Ward Acting Studio in Durham).

Sept. 20: “An Evening of Magic with Joshua Lozoff” (Joshua Lozoff at Maggiano’s Little Italy at The Streets at Southpoint Mall in Durham).

Sept. 20: “Kishan vs. Kanhaiya Reload,” starring Paresh Rawal (Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh).

Sept. 23-28; Sept. 30-Oct. 4: “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” (Durham Performing Arts Center’s SunTrust Broadway Series). McDowell Preview. Langley Review. Potter Review.

Sept. 24: Live Puppet Performances:Nesting” and “If My Feet Have Lost the Ground,” two pieces by Torry Bend (Gregg Museum of Art & Design in Room 3222 of N.C. State University’s Talley Student Union in Raleigh).

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Sept. 24-27: “Harvey,” starring Elinor Donahue as Betty Chumley (Judson Theatre Company in Owens Auditorium at Sandhills Community College in Pinehurst).

Sept. 25: “Opening Doors 2015: A Benefit for Community Home Trust,” featuring the magic of Joshua Lozoff (Community Home Trust at The Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill).

Sept. 25: “Reality Prov” (Transactors Improv Company at Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

Sept. 26: Third Date Improv, with special guest Dana Marks (Third Date Improv at Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

Sept. 29-30; Oct. 4: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (Meredith Ensemble Theatre in the Studio Theatre in Jones Hall at Meredith College in Raleigh).

Sept. 30-Oct. 4: ” Fiddler on the Roof” (University Theatre at N.C. State in NCSU’s Stewart Theatre at NCSU in Raleigh).

EDITOR’S NOTE:

Robert W. McDowell has written articles for The News & Observer, The Raleigh Times, Spectator Magazine, CVNC, and Triangle Arts and Entertainment, all based in Raleigh. He edits and publishes two FREE weekly e-mail newsletters. Triangle Review provides comprehensive, in-depth coverage of local performing-arts events. (Start your FREE subscription by e-mailing robertm748@aol.com and typing SUBSCRIBE TR in the Subject: line.) McDowell also maintains a FREE list of movie sneak previews. (To subscribe, e-mail robertm748@aol.com and type SUBSCRIBE FFL FREE in the Subject: line.)

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