EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for July 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.)
July 1-3: Seussical Jr. (Session I) (Temple Theatre’s Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory in Sanford).
July 6-14: The Light in the Piazza (Theatre Raleigh at the N.C. Museum of Art in Raleigh). Keravuori and Galle Review.
July 8: Yoga Hosers, with a live Q&A with director Kevin Smith (The Carolina Theatre of Durham).
July 8-10: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (North Carolina Theatre Conservatory Master Summer Theatre Arts School 2016 in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh).
July 8-10, 14-17, 21-24: 15th Annual 10 by 10 in the Triangle Festival of New Short Plays (ArtsCenter Stage in the Earl and Rhoda Wynn Theater at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro). Keravuori and Galle Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.
July 8-10, 14-17, 22-24: Hair (Theatre in the Park in the Ira David Wood III Pullen Park Theatre in Raleigh). Britt Review. Langley Review.
July 9: Cool Summer Evenings: Yolanda Rabun (Theatre Raleigh in the Kennedy Theatre in Raleigh). Vesper and Benrud Review.
July 9: Summer Comedy Series II, hosted by Jay Derrell and featuring Pierre (Pierre Edwards), Shaun Jones, and TALENT (The Clayton Center).
July 9: Transactors Improv: For Families! (Transactors Improv Company at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).
July 9-10, 15-17, 22-24, 29-31; Aug. 5-7, 10, 12-14, 16-21, 23-28: I Wish You a Boat, an original theater piece written and directed by Wendy Ward (Ward Theatre Company at 4905 Pine Cone Dr. in Durham). Benrud Review. Vesper Review.
July 13: Bring It! Live, featuring Miss D and Her Dancing Dolls (Lifetime and Mills Entertainment in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).
July 14-17: Guys & Dolls Jr. (Sonorous Road Productions in Raleigh).
July 14-17, 22-24, 29-31: Hamlet, starring David Henderson as Prince Hamlet (Honest Pint Theatre Company in Leggett Theater in Main Building at William Peace University in Raleigh, presented as part of “Wherefore: Shakespeare in Raleigh“). Britt Review. Keravuori and Galle Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.
July 15-16, 22-23: The Dream of the Burning Boy (GASP Theatre Company (Gibbons Alumni Summer Project) at Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh).
July 15-17, 20-24: Bat Boy: The Musical (Raleigh Little Theatre Teens on Stage in RLT‘s Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre). Britt Review.
July 15-17: Les Misérables (School Edition) (Temple Theatre’s Teen Musical Theatre Conservatory in Sanford).
July 15-17, 22-24, 29-31: Heathers the Musical (North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theater). Keravuori and Galle Review. Potter Review.
July 16: Christmas in July Shopping Extravaganza (fundraiser) (Clayton Youth Theater at The Clayton Center).
July 16: Cool Summer Evenings: Georgia Stitt and Friends (Theatre Raleigh in the Kennedy Theatre in Raleigh). Vesper and Benrud Review.
July 19: Three Little Fish (Carolina Puppet Theatre at Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).
July 20: Carolina Puppet Theatre (Carolina Puppet Theatre at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts in Wake Forest).
July 20-24, 29-31: Violet (PlayMakers Repertory Company Summer Youth Conservatory in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill). McDowell Preview. Potter Preview.
July 22: Professor Parnsip’s Lab of Healthy Choices (Bright Star Theatre at the Kirby Theater in Roxboro).
July 22: Trenches, a circus-dance-theater production (Constellation Moving Company in Burning Coal Theatre Company’s Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh).
July 22-23: Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach Jr. (Activate Drama at the Dunn Center for the Arts at North Carolina Wesleyan College in Rocky Mount).
July 22-23: Let’s Put on a Show! (Benson Foundation for the Arts in W.J. Barefoot Auditorium in Benson).
July 23: Country Fried Caper: Murder Mystery Dinner Theater (It’s A Mystery at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts in Wake Forest).
July 23: Mark Twain Now (imagine what he’d say today), written and performed by Paul Newell (Moonlight Stage Company at 1304 Paddock Dr. in Raleigh).
July 23: Success: Black Tie Affair (J Weeks Entertainment at the Durham Arts Council).
July 26-31: Disney’s and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins (North Carolina Theatre in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium). McDowell Preview. Benrud Review.
July 27-31; Aug. 3-7: Steel Magnolias (Theatre Raleigh’s Hot Summer Nights Series in the Kennedy Theatre in Raleigh). Keravuori and Galle Review.
July 29-30: Antigone (Burning Coal Theatre Company STC Sr. in Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh). Noel and Benrud Review.
July 29-30: Soul & Inspiration: Righteous Brothers Tribute (Temple Theatre in Sanford).
July 29-30; Aug. 4-6: Disney’s The Little Mermaid (Clayton Youth Theater at The Clayton Center).
July 29-31; Aug.4-7: Henry VI (Bare Theatre and Raleigh Little Theatre in RLT‘s Louise “Scottie” Stephenson Amphitheatre, presented as part of “Wherefore: Shakespeare in Raleigh“).
July 30: Todrick Hall’s ‘Straight Outta Oz’ International Tour’ (Todrick Hall in Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh). Vesper and Benrud Review.
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