EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for August 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.)
Aug. 2, 16: The Green Mermaid (Carolina Puppet Theatre at Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).
Aug. 3: CPT Puppet Show (Carolina Puppet Theatre at Wake Forest Renaissance Centre in Wake Forest).
Aug. 3-7: Steel Magnolias (Theatre Raleigh’s Hot Summer Nights Series in the Kennedy Theatre in Raleigh). Keravuori and Galle Review.
Aug. 4-6: Disney’s The Little Mermaid (Clayton Youth Theater at The Clayton Center).
Aug. 4-6: Of Women and Wolves (Summer Sisters 2016 at Common Ground Theatre in Durham). Keravuori and Galle Review.
Aug.4-7: Henry VI: War of the Roses (Bare Theatre and Raleigh Little Theatre in RLT‘s Louise “Scottie” Stephenson Amphitheatre, presented as part of “Wherefore: Shakespeare in Raleigh“). Keravuori and Galle Review.
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.
Aug. 4-7: As You Like It (Temple Theatre Shakespeare Intensive in Depot Park in Sanford).
Aug. 5: The Mads Are Back: Trace Beaulieu and Frank Conniff, the stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 (The Carolina Theatre of Durham).
Aug. 5-7: Failure: A Love Story (One Song Productions at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).
Aug. 5-7: Seussical, Jr. (Roxboro Little Theater in the Kirby Theater in Roxboro).
Aug. 5-7, 12-14, 19-21, 26-28; Sept. 2-5: The Beautiful Beast (Paperhand Puppet Intervention at the Forest Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill).
Aug. 6: 2016 Forest of Wake Storyfest (Wake Forest Renaissance Centre in Wake Forest).
Aug. 6-7, 11-13, 18-20: The Roaring Girl (little independent theatre in Burning Coal Theatre Company’s Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh). Britt Review.
Aug. 6-7, 12-14: Men Always Leave and The Traditionalists (2016 Women’s Theatre Festival at the Umstead Park United Church of Christ in Raleigh). Keravuori and Galle Review of Men Aways Leave. Kervavuori and Galle Review of The Traditonalists. Vesper and Benrud Review.
Aug. 10: A Night with the Neugents: Original Storytelling Based on Extraordinary Photography (by David M. Spear), written by Jeni Smith, Erin Lennox, Eric Slater, and Mary Ethelwyn Guiteras and featuring performances by Jane Holding, Jeffrey Moore, Alice Rose Turner, and Jesse Presler and musical performances by Miles Andrews and Big Fat Gap (Dollar Field Media at The Rickhouse in Durham).
Aug. 11-12: Bruisers (2016 Women’s Theatre Festival at Studio 1 in Burlington).
Aug. 11-13: Seussical, Jr. (Towne Players of Garner Teens in the Garner Performing Arts Center).
Aug. 12: Nick Offerman & Megan Mullally: Summer of 69: No Apostrophe (Durham Performing Arts Center).
Aug. 12-13, 18-20: The Amazing C*nt and Lil’ B*tch Take Raleigh (2016 Women’s Theatre Festival at The Green Monkey in Raleigh). Britt Review.
Aug. 12-14: All in the Timing: Six One-Act Plays by David Ives (North Carolina Theatre Conservatory Acting Summer Theatre Arts School at 3043 Barrow Dr. in Raleigh).
Aug. 12-14: Seussical, Jr. (Session II) (Temple Theatre’s Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory in Sanford).
Aug. 12-14, 18-21: Decision Height (2016 Women’s Theatre Festival at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro). Britt Review.
Aug. 13: Comedy with Tom McTiernan and Matty Litwack (Town of Cary and The Cary Theater at The Cary Theater).
Aug. 13: Reclamation: Female Voices of Color on the Front Steps of the Big House (MOJOAA Performing Arts Company in Mordecai Historic Park in Raleigh).
Aug. 13: Tarocco: A Soldier’s Tale (The Fox & Beggar Theater and Cirque De Vol Studios in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh). Britt Review.
Aug. 16-21: Disney’s Newsies (Durham Performing Arts Center Season Add On). McDowell Preview. Langley Review. Potter Review.
Aug. 17-21, 24-28: Million Dollar Quartet (Theatre Raleigh’s Hot Summer Nights Series in the Kennedy Theatre in Raleigh). Keravuori and Galle Review.
Aug. 18: The Australian Pink Floyd Show (Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh).
Aug. 18: The Tree House Show: A Rule of Three Ticket Event, hosted by Alan Goldstein and featuring Danny Canoe with Anoo Tree Brod, Wild Mind Improv (Brod’s current students), and Wait, What? (Brod’s former students) (Improv Percolator at Common Ground Theatre in Durham).
Aug. 18-19: Bruisers (2016 Women’s Theatre Festival at the Temple Theatre in Sanford).
Aug. 18-21: The Princess Talks (Actors Comedy Lab and the Town of Cary at the Cary Arts Center). Plummer-White Review.
Aug. 19: Brian Wilson Celebrates Pet Sounds’ 50th Anniversary (Raleigh Memorial Auditorium). Plummer-White Review.
Aug. 19: The 232nd Day of the Year Show: A Rule of Three Ticket Event (Fatmouth Improv at Common Ground Theatre in Durham).
Aug. 19-21, 25-28; Sept. 1-4, 9-11: Memphis (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre). Britt Review. Kervuori and Galle Review.
Aug. 20: Fool Moon Stand Up Comedy Presents: Kenny Zimlinghaus (Moonlight Stage Company in Raleigh).
Aug. 20: No Shame Theatre – Carrboro (No Shame Theatre at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).
Aug. 20: The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Temple Theatre of Sanford).
Aug. 20: Summer Comedy Series III, hosted by Joe Clair and featuring Kountry Wayne (Wayne Colley) (The Clayton Center).
Aug. 20: Third Date Improv: A Rule of Three Ticket Event (Third Date at Common Ground Theatre in Durham).
Aug. 20-21; Sept. 2-3: Music and the Mirror (2016 Women’s Theatre Festival at Sonorous Road Theatre in Raleigh). Britt Review.
Aug. 21: Angry Fags, a staged reading directed by Jesse R. Gephart, benefiting the OneOrlando Fund and the LGBT Center of Raleigh, and starring Germain Choffart, Olivia Griego, Justin Brent Johnson, Chris Milner, Page Purgar, Benoit Sabourin, Sandi Sullivan, and Andrea Twiss (Mortall Coile Theatre Company at Theatre in the Park in Raleigh).
Aug. 24-28: Draw the Circle, a world premiere written and performed by Mashuq Mushtaq Deen and directed by Chay Yew (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill, presented as part of PRC2). McDowell Preview. Keravuori and Galle Review.
Aug. 25-28: The How and the Why (2016 Women’s Theatre Festival at Sonorous Road Theatre in Raleigh). Vesper and Benrud Review.
Aug. 25-28: Thunderbodies (2016 Women’s Theatre Festival in Burning Coal Theatre Company’s Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh
Aug. 26: The Beautiful Exchange Musical (VAM-B at The Carolina Theatre of Durham).
Aug. 26: The Ultimate Tim McGraw Tribute Show, starring Tim Hair (Temple Theatre of Sanford).
Aug. 26-27: Smokey Joe’s Café: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller (Immaculate Conception Church in Durham).
Aug. 26-28; Sept. 2-4, 9-11: Creature (Tiny Engine Theatre Company and North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre at NRACT).
Aug. 27: The Chuckle and Chortle Comedy Show, hosted by Michelle Maclay (The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).
Aug. 27: An Empowering Night of Improv (Moonlight Stage Company in Raleigh).
Aug. 27: Journey from Natyashastra to Modern Indian Theatre (Shaw University Writing Center in Raleigh).
Aug. 28: 7-Stories: Hymn to Her (7-Stories at King’s Barcade in Raleigh).
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