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November 2015 Triangle Theater Calendar

<em>The Illusionists: Live from Broadway</em> at the Durham Performing Arts Center on Nov. 10-15 stars (from left) Yu Ho-Jin, Jeff Hobson, Dan Sperry, Jonathan Goodwin, Adam Trent, and Raymond Crowe

The Illusionists: Live from Broadway at the Durham Performing Arts Center on Nov. 10-15 stars (from left) Yu Ho-Jin, Jeff Hobson, Dan Sperry, Jonathan Goodwin, Adam Trent, and Raymond Crowe

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for November 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 Review, 1828 Honeysuckle Road #13, Raleigh, NC 27609-6220.)

Nov. 1: The Addams Family (Temple Theatre in Sanford).

Nov. 1: Asylum (Burning Coal Theatre Company, in collaboration with Only Child Aerial Theatre of Brooklyn, NY, in Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh). Keravuori and Galle Review.

Nov. 1: Brabo: A Play Based on the Congo Free State, written and directed by Susannah Ryan (UNC Performance Studies in Swain Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill). Vesper and Benrud Review.

Nov. 1: Duck Hunter Shoots Angel (University Theatre at N.C. State in the Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre in NCSU’s Frank Thompson Hall).

Nov. 1: Puccini’s Madama Butterfly (North Carolina Opera in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium). Langley Review.

Nov. 1: Seminar, starring Ray Dooley (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill). McDowell Preview. Keravuori and Galle Review.

Nov. 1, 4-7; Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play (Manbites Dog Theater in Durham).

Nov. 1, 6-7, 12-13: The Cherry Orchard, performed in repertory with Outside Mullingar (Deep Dish Theater Company in Chapel Hill).

Nov. 3, 17: The First Thanksgiving (Carolina Puppet Theatre at the Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Nov. 4-5, 7-8, 11, 14: Outside Mullingar, performed in repertory with The Cherry Orchard (Deep Dish Theater Company in Chapel Hill).

Nov. 5: Birds of a Feather: A Comedy About De-Extinction, a FREE staged reading of a new play by June Guralnick (The Country Bookshop in Southern Pines).

Nov. 5: Eyes Up Here Comedy Showcase, hosted by Erin Garritano and featuring Lauren Faber, Kathleen McDonald, Julia McClung, Purdy Holsom, Jes Bolduc, and Blaire Postman (Eyes Up Here Comedy at Kings in Raleigh).

Nov. 5: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (TheatreworksUSA at The Carolina Theatre of Durham, presented as part of the BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina Arts Discovery Series).

Nov. 5: Wanda Sykes Live! (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Nov. 5-6: Jeanne Robertson (The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

N.C. State LIVE will present Gravity & Other Myths, performing <em>A Simple Space</em>, on Nov. 5-7 in Stewart Theatre in NCSU's Talley Student Union

N.C. State LIVE will present the world-renowned Australian acrobatics ensemble Gravity & Other Myths, performing A Simple Space, on Nov. 5-7 in Stewart Theatre in NCSU’s Talley Student Union

Nov. 5-7: Gravity & Other Myths: A Simple Space (N.C. State LIVE in Stewart Theatre in NCSU’s Talley Student Union in Raleigh). McDowell Preview. Keravuori and Galle Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Nov. 5-7, 12-14, 19-21: Titus Andronicus, with an all-female cast and crew (Bare Theatre at Common Ground Theatre in Durham). Benrud Review. Keravuori and Galle Review.

Nov. 6: John Mulaney (Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

Nov. 6-8: The War of the Worlds (UNC-Chapel Hill LAB! Theatre at Southern Rail in Carrboro).

Nov. 6-8: To Kill a Mockingbird (Roxboro Little Theater at the Kirby Theater in Roxboro).

Nov. 6-8, 11-15: The Glass Menagerie (Bartlett Theater in the PSI Theatre at the Durham Arts Council).

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Nov. 6-8, 12-15, 18-22: A Year with Frog and Toad (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre).

Nov. 7: NBC’s Last Comic Standing Live Tour (The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

Nov. 7: RVI Improv: Free Show (Raleigh’s Village Idiots in Leggett Theater in Main Building at William Peace University in Raleigh).

Nov. 8: Will Kratts Live! (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Nov. 9: Encore!! (Chamber Theatre Productions in Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh).

Nov. 10-15: The Illusionists: Live from Broadway (Durham Performing Arts Center’s SunTrust Broadway Series). McDowell Preview. Langley Review.

Nov. 11: The Monti — Theme: God, hosted by Jeff Polish and featuring storytellers Elisa Klein, James Chappel, Mandy Hitchcock, Montek Singh, and Ray Christian (The Monti at Motorco Music Hall in Durham).

Nov. 12-14, 20-22: Ken Ludwig’s Twas the Night Before Christmas (Harnett Regional Theatre in Stewart Theater in Dunn).

Nov. 12-15: A Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas (Meredith Ensemble Theatre in the Studio Theatre in Jones Hall at Meredith College in Raleigh).

Nov. 12-15: The Music Man (William Peace Theatre Company in Kenan Hall in the Browne-McPherson Music Building at William Peace University in Raleigh). Vesper and Benrud Review.

Nov. 12-15, 19-21: Peter Pan, starring Dirk Lombard as Captain Hook (The Playhouse of Wilson and the Barton College Theatre in the Edna E. Boykin Cultural Center in Wilson).

Nov. 12-15, 19-22: An Experiment with an Air Pump (Duke Theater Studies in the Sheafer Lab Theater on Duke University’s West Campus).

Nov. 13: VeggieTales Live! Little Kids Do Big Things (Broadway Series South in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

Nov. 13-15: Company (Company Carolina at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Nov. 13-15: A Cultural Evening of One Acts: Soul Gone Home by Langston Hughes, White Dresses by Paul Green, and The Dutchman by Amiri Baraka (N.C. Central University Department of Theatre and Dance in University Theatre in Durham). Vesper and Benrud Review.

Nov. 13-15: NC Comicon 2015 (The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

Nov. 13-15, 20-21: Something’s Afoot (Neuse Little Theatre in “The Hut” [American Legion Log Cabin] in Smithfield).

Nov. 13-16: A Chorus Line (Pauper Players in the Historic Playmakers Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Nov. 14: SuperFun Show: Vamos a la Playa with Mister G! (Mister G at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Nov. 14: A Celebration of North Carolina Songwriting (Cary Playwrights’ Forum at The Cary Theater). Vesper and Benrud Review.

Nov. 14: No Shame Theatre – Carrboro (No Shame Theatre at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Nov. 14: Art of Time Ensemble: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (N.C. State LIVE in Stewart Theatre in NCSU’s Talley Student Union in Raleigh).

Nov. 14-15, 18-22: Anon(ymous) (University Theatre at N.C. State in the Titmus Theatre in NCSU’s Frank Thompson Hall).

Nov. 15: Flashdance the Musical (Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

Nov. 17: Menopause The Musical: The Survivor Tour (GFour Productions, LLC at The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

Nov. 17: BOX Baroque Orchestration X: You Us We All, an opera by Shara Worden and Andrew Ondrejcak (Carolina Performing Arts in Memorial Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).

PlayMakers Repertory Company will present Peter and the Starcatcher on Nov. 18-22 and 24-29 and Dec. 1-6 and 8-13 in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill

PlayMakers Repertory Company will present Peter and the Starcatcher on Nov. 18-22 and 24-29 and Dec. 1-6 and 8-13 in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill

Nov. 18-22, 24, 24, 27-29; Dec. 1-6, 10-13: Peter and the Starcatcher (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill). McDowell Preview. Gephart Review. Potter Review.

Nov. 19-23: The Existential Imagination: A Dance-Drama, created and directed by Heather Tatreau (Kenan Theatre Company at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Nov. 20-22: Fiddler on the Roof (Community Church of Chapel Hill, Unitarian Universalist).

Nov. 20-22: Miracle on 34th Street (Benson Little Theater in W.J. Barefoot Auditorium in Benson).

Nov. 21: Broadway Voices: Carly Hughes (Garner Performing Arts Center).

Nov. 21: Transactors Improv: For Families (Transactors Improv Company at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Nov. 21: The Chuckle & Chortle Comedy Show, hosted by Michelle Maclay (The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Nov. 23: I Am Jack (Monkey Baa Theatre Company at The Carolina Theatre of Durham, presented as part of the BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina Arts Discovery Series).

Nov. 27-29; Dec. 4-6, 11-13, 17-24, 26-30: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical (Broadway Series South in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

Nov. 28: Percolator Sock Raiser: A Benefit for the Durham Rescue Mission (Awesome Team Productions at Common Ground Theatre in Durham). Keravuori and Galle Review.

Nov. 29: The Game’s Afoot, or Holmes for the Holidays (Act One Act Now at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

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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