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June 2016 Triangle Theater Calendar

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for June 2016. 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.)

June 2-4: The New Colossus, a new play by Tamara Kissane, inspired by Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull, and directed by Dana Marks (Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern at Manbites Dog Theater in Durham, presented as part of MDT’s “Other Voices” series). Langley Review.

June 2-5: Hughie (South Stream Productions at Sonorous Road Productions in Raleigh). Keravuori and Galle Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

June 2-5, 9-12: The Wedding Singer: The Musical (North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre). Britt Review. Potter Review.

June 2-5, 9-12, 16-19, 23-26: The Hollow (N.C. State University Theatre in the Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre in Frank Thompson Hall, presented as part of TheatreFest 2016: A Salute to the Queen of Mystery). Britt Review. Keravuori and Galle Review.

June 3: Bull City Blues, a serial improv show directed by Rachel Klem (Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

June 3-5: New Works: Burt and Abbie (May 25th and 31st and June 3rd and 5th live workshop of a new play by Libby Heily) and After the Fall (June 4th and 5th staged reading of a new play by Marilynn Barner Anselmi) (Cary Playwrights’ Forum at the Cary Arts Center). Vesper and Benrud Review.

June 3-5, 11-12: Two Gentlemen of Verona (Shakespeare in the Parklet) (Bare Theatre at DECO Raleigh). Keravuori and Galle Review.

June 3-5, 10-11: Always a Bridesmaid (Neuse Little Theatre in “The Hut” [American Legion Log Cabin] in Smithfield).

June 4: The Monti Season Finale — Theme: End of the Road, hosted by Jeff Polish and featuring storytellers Agnes Stevens, Carter Kersh, Emma Powers, Sarah Ford, and Steve Daugherty (The Monti at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

June 4: Third Date Improv, featuring Third Date, with cabaret singer Ellen Ciompi and pianist Glenn Mehrbach (Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

June 6: Triangle Rising Stars (Durham Performing Arts Center).

June 7, 21: The Little Red Hen (Carolina Puppet Theatre at Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

June 7-12: Riverdance: The 20th Anniversary World Tour (Durham Performing Arts Center). McDowell Preview. Langley Review. Potter Review.

June 8: Carolina Puppet Theatre (Wake Forest Renaissance Centre in Wake Forest).

June 8-12, 15-19: All My Sons (Theatre Raleigh’s Hot Summer Nights Series in the Kennedy Theatre in Raleigh). Britt Review.

June 9, 11, 18-19, 24: Insomnia (Koffee Dance Company in Burning Coal Theatre Company’s Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh, presented as part of Burning Coal’s “Wait Til You See This” second-stage series).

June 9-11: Vincent, starring Wade Newhouse (PeaceAbilities Productions at The Green Monkey in Raleigh).

June 9-12, 15-19, 22-26: Something’s Afoot (N.C. State University Theatre in the Titmus Theatre in Frank Thompson Hall, presented as part of TheatreFest 2016: A Salute to the Queen of Mystery). Keravuori and Galle Review.

June 10, 12, 16, 19, 25-26: Émilie: La Marquise du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight (Burning Coal Theatre Company and Exit Through Eden in Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh, presented as part of Burning Coal’s “Wait Til You See This” second-stage series). Vesper and Benrud Review.

June 10-12, 16-19, 23-25: Cloud 9 (Tiny Engine Theatre Company at Common Ground Theatre in Durham). McQueen Review.

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June 10-12, 16-19, 23-26: The Glass Menagerie (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre). McQueen Review.

June 10-12, 17-19: Shakespeare in Hollywood (Forest Moon Theater at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre in Wake Forest). Vesper and Benrud Review.

June 10-12, 17-19, 24-26: Ragtime: The Musical (The Justice Theater Project in Clare Hall at the Catholic Community of St. Francis of Assisi in Raleigh). Britt Review.

June 11: No Shame Theatre – Carrboro (No Shame Theatre at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

June 11, 19, 25: Tea with Agatha, an original theatrical experience in Frank Thompson Hall (N.C. State University Theatre, presented as part of TheatreFest 2016: A Salute to the Queen of Mystery).

June 12: 7-Stories, featuring storytellers Josh Shaffer, Suzy Hooker, Brook North, Sam Mazany, Kelly Reid, Bobby Covais, and Rachel Grossman (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre).

June 12, 17-18, 23, 25: The Fringe Dwellers (Cirque de Vol in Burning Coal Theatre Company’s Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh, presented as part of Burning Coal’s “Wait Til You See This” second-stage series). Britt Review. Kervaruori and Galle Review.

June 16: Noir at the Bar No. IV, featuring readings by eight crime writers, including J.D. Rhoades, Katy Munger, Sean Jackson, Eryk Pruitt, S.L. Coney, Shawn A. Cosby, Greg Barth, and Jay Wilburn (Noir at the Bar Durham at 106 Main in Durham). Vesper Review.

June 17: The First Woman President, a staged reading of a new play by Keith Burridge, starring Danielle Fenton as First lady Edith Bolling Galt Wilson (Triangle Playwrights at St. Matthews Episcopal Church in Hillsborough).

June 17: Michael Carbonaro Live (Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

June 17-18: Trust the Bus: The Farm, featuring The Farm (Culture Mills at the Saxapahaw General Store).

June 17-18, 23-26: Open Doors Short Play Festival, featuring works by Gus Allen, Rebecca Bossen, Connor Gerney, Ian Finley, Katy Koop, Allan Maule, John Paul Middlesworth, and Brook North (Sonorous Road Productions at 209 Oberlin Rd. in Raleigh). Vesper Review.

June 18: Two Gentlemen of Verona (Bare Theatre in Brightleaf Square in Durham). Keravuori and Galle Review.

June 19: Brit Floyd (Durham Performing Arts Center).

June 21: The Monti StorySLAM — Theme: Home, hosted by Carter Kersh and featuring eight storytellers chosen at random (The Monti at Motorco Music Hall in Durham).

June 23: Two Gentlemen of Verona (Bare Theatre at The Frontier in Research Triangle Park). Keravuori and Galle Review.

June 24: Broadway at the Booth (North Carolina Symphony and the Durham Performing Arts Center at Koka Booth Amphitheatre at Regency Park in Cary).

June 25: Comedy Night: Scott Novotny & Jamie Utley (Town of Cary at The Cary Theater in Cary).

June 25-26: Two Gentlemen of Verona (Bare Theatre at 140 West Franklin Plaza in Chapel Hill). Keravuori and Galle Review.

June 29: 2016 Cantey Awards Night (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre ). Britt Article.

June 30: Improv Percolator!, featuring Open Mind Improvisation, The Flying Embers, and special guests Third Date (Awesome Team Productions at Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

June 30: Two Gentlemen of Verona (Bare Theatre at Mystery Brewing Public House in Hillsborough). Keravuori and Galle Review.

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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