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September 2016 Triangle Theater Calendar

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

Sept. 1-3, 8-10, 15-17: Maccountant, Jaybird O’Berski’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth (Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern at Common Ground Theatre in Durham). Britt Review.

Sept. 1-4, 9-11: Memphis (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre). Britt Review. Keravuori and Galle Review.

Sept. 2: Labor Day Weekend’s Laffapalooza, starring Alex Thomas Jr. (A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh).

Sept. 2-3: Music and the Mirror (2016 Women’s Theatre Festival at Sonorous Road Theatre in Raleigh). Britt Review.

Sept. 2-3: The Taming (Duke Players Orientation Show in Brody Theater on Duke University’s East Campus in Durham).

Sept. 2-3: 24-Hour Play Festival (UNC-Chapel Hill LAB! Theatre at TBA).

Sept. 2-4, 9-11: Creature (Tiny Engine Theatre Company and North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre at NRACT).

Sept. 2-5: The Beautiful Beast (Paperhand Puppet Intervention at the Forest Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Sept. 2-5: Cirque Italia Water Circus (Cirque Italia at Villa Latina Plaza in Raleigh).

Sept. 7: Carolina Puppet Theatre (Wake Forest Renaissance Centre in Wake Forest).

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Sept. 8-11: True West, performed in repertory with Almost, Maine and Southern Baptist Sissies (Theatre in the Park in the Ira David Wood III Pullen Park Theatre in Raleigh). Britt Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Sept. 9: Nikki Glaser with Phoebe Robinson (DUU Speakers & Stage in Page Auditorium on Duke University’s West Campus in Durham)

Sept. 9: “Weird Al” Yankovic: The Return of the Mandatory World Tour (Durham Performing Arts Center). Britt Review.

Sept. 9-11: The Beautiful Beast (Paperhand Puppet Intervention at the N.C. Museum of Art in Raleigh).

Sept. 9-12, 15-18, 22-25: Lungs (Sonorous Road Theatre in Raleigh). Keravuori and Galle Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Sept. 10: The Capitol Steps (N.C. State LIVE in Stewart Theatre in NCSU’s Talley Student Union). Keravuori and Galle Review.

Sept. 10: Etta May (Kirby Theater in Roxboro).

Sept. 10: Seven Things I’ve Learned: An Evening with Ira Glass (Durham Performing Arts Center). Britt Review.

Sept. 10: Transactors Improv: For Families! (Transactors Improv Company at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro)

Sept. 13-18: Kinky Boots (A Durham Performing Arts Center Encore Broadway show). McDowell Preview. Britt Review.

Sept. 14-16, 18, 20-23, 25; 27-Oct. 2: Detroit ’67 (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill). McDowell Preview. Britt Review.

Sept. 15-17: Bill Burr (NS2 and The Carolina Theatre of Durham at The Carolina Theatre).

Sept. 15-17: Siren Songs of Love: An All-Female Musical Revue (Tin Pan Players in Burning Coal Theatre Company‘s Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh).

Sept. 15-18: Almost, Maine, performed in repertory with Southern Baptist Sissies and True West (Theatre in the Park in the Ira David Wood III Pullen Park Theatre in Raleigh). Britt Review. Keravuori and Galle Review.

Sept. 15-18: SPARKcon 2016: Raleigh’s Annual Festival of Creativity (visual art exchange at various locations in Raleigh). (Click here to see the complete schedule.)

Sept. 15-18, 22-25; Sept. 29-Oct. 2: Anything Goes (Temple Theatre of Sanford).

Sept. 15-18, 24-25; Oct. 1-2: Debussy’s La Mer (Carolina Ballet in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh). Langley Review.

Sept. 16: An Evening with Martin & Langston, starring Danny Glover and Felix Justice (N.C. State LIVE in Stewart Theatre in NCSU’s Talley Student Union).

Sept. 16: Updown/Topbottom, a staged reading of a play by Jackson Cooper (UNC-Chapel Hill LAB! Theatre at TBA).

Sept. 16, 18: Wagner’s Das Rheingold (North Carolina Opera in Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh). Britt Review.

Sept. 16-18, 21-24; Sept. 28-Oct. 1: A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney (Manbites Dog Theater, in association with StreetSigns Center for Literature and Performance, at MDT in Durham). Britt Review.

Sept. 16-18, 23-24: Lying in State (Neuse Little Theatre in “The Hut” [American Legion Log Cabin] in Smithfield).

Sept. 16-18, 23-25: Arsenic and Old Lace (Forest Moon Theater at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre in Wake Forest). Britt Review.

Sept. 17: No Shame Theatre – Carrboro (No Shame Theatre at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Sept. 17: The Monti: Season Opener, hosted by Jeff Polish (The Monti at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Sept. 17-18: The Beautiful Beast (Paperhand Puppet Intervention at The Carolina Theatre of Greensboro).

Sept. 18: Ping Chong + Company in Beyond Sacred: Voices of Muslim Identity (Carolina Performing Arts in Memorial Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Sept. 20: Teddy Bear Month (Carolina Puppet Theatre at Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Sept. 21: The Johnny Folsom 4 and Patsy Cline Tribute, featuring The Johnny Folsom 4 and the Canady Thomas Band (Koka Booth Amphitheatre at Regency Park in Cary).

Sept. 22: One Noble Journey: A Box Marked Freedom, written and performed by Mike Wiley, with vocalist Mary D. Williams (Mike Wiley Productions at Hayti Heritage Center in Durham).

Sept. 22-25: Twelve Angry Men, starring John Wesley Shipp as Juror No. 8 (Judson Theatre Company in Owens Auditorium at Sandhills Community College in Pinehurst).

Sept. 22-25: Southern Baptist Sissies, performed in repertory with Almost, Maine and True West (Theatre in the Park in the Ira David Wood III Pullen Park Theatre in Raleigh). Britt Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Sept. 22-25; Sept. 28-Oct. 2: Love/Sick (N.C. State University Theatre in the Titmus Theatre in Frank Thompson Hall). Britt Review.

Sept. 23: Hannibal Buress: The Hannibal Montanabal Experience (Bob Nocek Presents LLC at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium). Britt Review.

Sept. 23: Clean Comedy Series: James Gregory (Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Sept. 23-24: Escape to Freedom: A Theatrical Experience (MOJOAA Performing Arts Company at Mordecai Historic Park in Raleigh).

Sept. 23-24: Finding Clara, a staged reading of a tragicomedy by June Guralnick (The Dramatic Irony Club in Leggett Theater in Main Building at William Peace University in Raleigh).

Sept. 23-25; Sept. 29-Oct. 2; Oct. 6-9: Mothers and Sons (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre). Benrud Review. Britt Review.

Sept. 24: Light Up the Darkness, featuring Michael Tolcher, Chris Hannibal, Chris Hendricks, and Les Long (Journey Principles Institute and the USO of North Carolina at The Clayton Center in Clayton).

Sept. 24: The Maiming of the Shrew: Murder Mystery Dinner (fundraiser) (Chatham Arts Council at Siler City Country Club in Siler City).

Sept. 24: Soul Heaven: A Musical Stage Play (Quarantine Enterprise LLC at the Garner Performing Arts Center in Garner).

Sept. 25: Project Orfeo, a mixed-media production combining readings by Richard Powers from his 2014 novel Orfeo and music by Olivier Messiaen and Scott Lindroth, performed by the Horszowski Trio (Duke University Department of Music and the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute in Baldwin Auditorium on Duke University’s East Campus in Durham).

Sept. 25: 7-Stories: The Wilderness (7-Stories at King’s Barcade in Raleigh).

Sept. 27: Peppa Pig Live: Peppa Pig’s Big Splash (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Sept. 27-Oct. 2: Lysistrata (Meredith Ensemble Theatre in the Studio Theater in Jones Hall at Meredith College in Raleigh).

Sept. 29-Oct. 1: The Civilians in The Undertaking (Duke Performances in Sheafer Lab Theater on Duke University’s West Campus in Durham). Britt Review.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1: Unraveling Beethoven: Beyond the Canon, a piece devised by violinist Nicholas DiEugenio and pianist Mimi Solomon, who commissioned five new works by composers Allen Anderson, David Garner, Robert Honstein, Jesse Jones, and Tonia Ko, to be performed in conjunction with Ludwig van Beethoven’s Violin Sonatas (The Process Series in Kenan Rehearsal Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Sept. 30-Oct. 2; Oct. 6-9: Oklahoma! (Cary Players in the Cary Arts Center).

Sept. 30-Oct. 2: The Sower (UNC-Chapel Hill LAB! Theatre at TBA).

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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