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December 2015 Triangle Theater Calendar

The Durham Performing Arts Center will bring back The Book of Mormon for a two-week encore on Dec. 29-Jan. 3 and Jan. 5-10

The Durham Performing Arts Center will bring back The Book of Mormon for a two-week encore on Dec. 29-Jan. 3 and Jan. 5-10

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

Dec. 1, 15: Rudolph (Carolina Puppet Theatre at the Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Broadway Series South will present <em>Once</em> on Dec. 1-6 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium

Broadway Series South will present Once on Dec. 1-6 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium

Dec. 1-6: Once (Broadway Series South in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium). McDowell Preview. Gephart Review.

The Durham Performing Arts Center will present <em>The Sound of Music</em> on Dec. 1-6

The Durham Performing Arts Center will present The Sound of Music on Dec. 1-6

Dec. 1-6: The Sound of Music (Durham Performing Arts Center’s SunTrust Broadway Series). McDowell Preview. McDowell Profile of Merwin Foard. McDowell Review. Potter Review.

Dec. 1-6, 8-12: Peter and the Starcatcher (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill). McDowell Preview. Gephart Review. Potter Review.

Dec. 2-5: It’s a Wonderful Life: A Christmas Madrigal (Spiritual Twist Productions in Garner).

Dec. 3-5: Almost, Maine (One Song Productions at Common Ground Theatre in Durham). Keravuori and Galle Preview. Keravuori and Galle Review.

Dec. 3-5, 10-12, 17-19: The Emotions of Normal People (Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern, in association with the UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Communication in Swain Hall at UNC).

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Dec. 3-6, 10-13, 17-20: A Christmas Carol, adapted by Peggy Taphorn (Temple Theatre in Sanford).

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Dec. 3-6, 10-13, 17-20: The Wiz (Burning Coal Theatre Company in Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh). Keravuori and Galle Review.

Dec. 3-7: Dashing Through the Snow (Cary Players in the Cary Arts Center in Cary).

Rob Jansen will perform his one-man show, The Tramp's New World, on Dec. 5,6, 10-13, and 16-19 at Manbites Dog Theater in Durham

Rob Jansen will perform his one-man show, The Tramp’s New World, on Dec. 3-6, 10-13, and 16-19 at Manbites Dog Theater in Durham

Dec. 3-6, 10-13, 16-19: The Tramp’s New World, a one-man show created and performed by Rob Jansen, based on the screenplay by James Agee (Manbites Dog Theater in Durham). Keravuori and Galle Review.

Dec. 4: Holidays in Rio (Transactors Improv Company at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

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Dec. 4-6, 10-13, 17-20: Cinderella (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre).

Dec. 4-6, 10-13, 17-20: Nuncrackers: The Christmas Nunsense Musical (North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theater).

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

Isabella Rossellini will present Green Porno live at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5th, at The Carolina Theatre of Durham

Isabella Rossellini will present Green Porno live at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5th, at The Carolina Theatre of Durham

Dec. 5: Isabella Rossellini presenting Green Porno (The Carolina Theatre of Durham). McDowell Preview. Langley Review.

Dec. 7: A Christmas Carol (Theatre IV at The Carolina Theatre of Durham, presented as part of the BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina Arts Discovery Series).

heatre in the Park will stage its 41st edition of <em>A Christmas Carol</em>, starring Ira David Wood III as that misanthropic old miser Ebenezer Scrooge, on Dec. 9-13 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium and Dec. 17-19 at the Durham Performing Arts Center

Theatre in the Park will stage its 41st edition of A Christmas Carol, starring Ira David Wood III as that misanthropic old miser Ebenezer Scrooge, on Dec. 9-13 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium and Dec. 17-19 at the Durham Performing Arts Center

Dec. 9-13: A Christmas Carol, starring Ira David Wood III as Scrooge (Theatre in the Park at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium). Langley Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Dec. 9-13: Disney on Ice presents ‘100 Years of Magic’ (PNC Arena in Raleigh).

Dec. 10-13, 17-20: A Trailer Park Christmas (Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

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Dec. 10-13, 18-20: Grounded (Sonorous Road Productions at 209 Oberlin Rd. in Raleigh). Keravuori and Galle Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Dec. 11-12: Eclipse: Holiday One Acts (Moonlight Stage Company at 1304 Paddock Dr. in Raleigh). Benrud Preview. Benrud Review.

Dec. 11-13: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (Forest Moon Theater at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre in Wake Forest).

Dec. 11-13, 18-20: The SantaLand Diaries, starring Jesse R. Gephart as David/Crumpet (Theatre in the Park in the Ira David Wood III Pullen Park Theatre in Raleigh).

Dec. 12: Beat the Devil! (Faust, the Whole Story), a.k.a. The Tragedy of Mephistopheles, a one-man show performed by Glen Williamson (Emerson Waldorf School in Chapel Hill).

Dec. 12: The Laurie Berkner Band Holiday Concert (Broadway Series South in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

Dec. 12: No Shame Theatre – Carrboro (No Shame Theatre at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Dec. 12: 3 Redneck Tenors’ ‘Christmas Spec-Tac-Yule-Ar’ (The Clayton Center in Clayton).

Dec. 13: The Incarnation of the Logos: An Epic Tale of Christ’s Coming to Earth, a one-man show performed by Glen Williamson (Emerson Waldorf School in Chapel Hill).

Dec. 16: An Irish Christmas (Broadway Series South in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium). Vesper and Benrud Review.

Dec. 17-18: A Christmas Carol, performed by Allan Gurganus as Scrooge and Michael Malone as the narrator and ghosts (St. Matthews Episcopal Church in Hillsborough).

Dec. 17-20: A Christmas Carol, starring Ira David Wood III as Scrooge (Theatre in the Park at the Durham Performing Arts Center). Langley Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Dec. 18-19: Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular (North Carolina Symphony in Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh). Vesper and Benrud Review.

Dec. 19: The Chuckle & Chortle Comedy Show, hosted by Michelle Maclay (The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

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Dec. 19-22: Black Nativity (The Justice Theater Project in Stewart Theatre in N.C. State University’s Talley Student Union in Raleigh)

Dec. 29-Jan. 3; Jan. 5-10: The Book of Mormon (Durham Performing Arts Center Season Add-On). McDowell Preview. Gephart Review.

EDITOR’S NOTE:

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