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February 2017 Triangle Theater Calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for the entire month of February 2017. If your productions are not listed in this calendar, please e-mail the SHOW TITLE(S), DATE(S), LOCATION(S), and the name of the PRESENTER(S) to RobertM748@aol.com, and be sure to e-mail all your news releases and publicity PHOTOS — with CAPTIONS and PHOTO CREDITS — to that address. (Our “snail mail” address is Triangle Review, 1828 Honeysuckle Road #13, Raleigh, NC 27609-6220.)

Feb. 1: February One (The Carolina Theatre of Durham’s BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina Arts Discovery Educational Series).

Feb. 1-5: Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Durham Performing Arts Center’s SunTrust Broadway Series). McDowell Preview. Plummer-White Review. Potter Review.

Feb. 1-5, 7-12: Intimate Apparel (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill). McDowell Preview. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Feb. 2-3: Community Theater Review (Holly Springs Community Arts Festival at the Holly Springs Cultural Center).

Feb. 2-4: Me Too Monologues 2017 (Me Too Monologues UNC in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Feb. 2-5: Classic Nashville Roadshow, starring Jason Petty and Katie Deal (Temple Theatre of Sanford).

Feb. 2-5: Heisenberg (Burning Coal Theatre Company in Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh). Britt Review. Potter Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Feb. 3-4: The Sunshine Boys (Towne Players of Garner at the Garner Performing Arts Center). Keravuori and Galle Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Feb. 3-5, 10-12, 16-19: The God Game (Sonorous Road Theatre in Raleigh). Koop Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Feb. 4: Gershwin’s Magic Key (North Carolina Symphony Young People’s Concert Series in Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh).

Feb. 4: The Monti: Ninth Annual Hippo Awards, hosted by Jeff Polish and featuring storytellers Erin Duffy, Evelyn RoHo, Hannah Strom, J.F. Rawls, and Juliet Kaplan (The Monti at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Feb. 4: Tired Souls: King and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, written and performed by Mike Wiley (Wake Forest Renaissance Centre in Wake Forest).

Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25; March 4, 18: Soar! The Hero Pigeons of WWI (RLT Storytellers to Go! at various locations).

Feb. 9-10, 16-17: The Further Adventures of Nick Danger… Bleeps, Bloppers, and Other Disasters (Holly Springs Readers Theater at the Holly Springs Cultural Center). Vesper and Benrud Review.

Feb. 9-12: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Out of This World (PNC Arena in Raleigh).

Feb. 10: The Center Stage Comedy Tour, featuring Sommore, Arnez J, Felipe Esparza, and Tommy Davidson (Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

Feb. 10: Philip Glass and Laurie Anderson: Words and Music in Two Parts (Carolina Performing Arts in Memorial Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill, presented as part of Glass at 80: A Celebration of Philip Glass, Feb. 1-10).

Feb. 10-11, 17-18: Brigid, the Legend Begins, an original musical by Jennifer Justice (Durham Regional Theatre at E.K. Powe Elementary School in Durham).

Feb. 10-12: Side by Side by Sondheim (Roxboro Little Theater in the Kirby Theater in Roxboro).

Feb. 10-12: Spoken Word/Spoken Justice, a festival of spoken-word performance featuring Temples of Lung and Air by Kane Smego; Shattered Glass by Mohammad Moussa; Sitting in the Intersection by CJ Suitt; and yes, and by Jamila Reddy (The Process Series, WUNC Radio, and the UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Communication in Swain Hall).

Feb. 10-12, 16-19, 23-26: One Man, Two Guvnors (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre). Vesper and Benrud Review.

Feb. 10-12, 16-19, 24-26: N, a world premiere by Adrienne Earle Pender (Theatre in the Park in the Ira David Wood III Pullen Park Theatre in Raleigh). Koop Review. Noel Review.

Feb. 10-12, 17-19: To Kill a Mockingbird (Harnett Regional Theatre at Stewart Theatre in Dunn). Potter Review.

Feb. 10-12, 17-19, 24-26: The Night Alive (Honest Pint Theatre Co. and North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre at NRACT). Keravuori and Galle Review.

Feb. 10-12, 17-19, 24-26: Zuccotti Park: The Musical (The Justice Theater Project at the Umstead Park United Church of Christ in Raleigh). Koop Review. Plummer-White Review.

Feb. 10-12, 18-19: Agnes of God (Forest Moon Theater at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre in Wake Forest). Keravuori and Galle Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Feb. 11: My Funny Valentine Comedy Show, hosted by Azeem and starring Azeem, Will Marfori, and Cee-Jay Jones (Lifestyle Realty, Inc. and AzeemComedy at the Cary Arts Center in Cary).

Feb. 11; March 18; April 29; May 27; June 24: Martin Luther King: An Interpretation, starring John Ivey (Ira Knight Presents at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Feb. 13-15: Chris Rock: Total Blackout Tour (Durham Performing Arts Center). Britt Review.

Feb. 14-19: Saturday Night Fever (Broadway Series South and the North Carolina Theatre in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium). McDowell Preview. Plummer-White Review.

Feb. 15: Happy Dan the Magic Man (Wake Forest Renaissance Centre in Wake Forest).

Feb. 15-19: The Secret Garden (N.C. State University Theatre in Stewart Theatre in the NCSU’s Talley Student Union).

Feb. 16: PRCatCPA: The Who & the What, a staged reading of a play written by Ayad Akhtar and directed by Vivienne Benesch (Carolina Performing Arts and PlayMakers Repertory Company in Historic Playmakers Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Feb. 16-18, 23-26; March 1-4: Bright Half Life (Manbites Dog Theater in Durham).

Feb. 16-18, 24-26: Noises Off (William Peace Theatre in Leggett Theatre at William Peace University in Raleigh). Britt Preview. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Feb. 16-19, 23-26; March 2-5: The Savannah Sipping Society (Temple Theatre of Sanford). Keravuori and Galle Review.

Feb. 17: Jay Leno: Live in Concert (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Feb. 17: Marc Maron: The Too Real Tour (The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

Feb. 17: Neck of the Woods (variety show) (Wake Forest Renaissance Centre in Wake Forest).

Feb. 17: Power! Stokely Carmichael, written and performed by Meshaun Labrone (Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History, the UNC-Chapel Hill Friday Center for Continuing Education, Institute for African American Research, and Center for the Study of the American South at the Stone Center at UNC).

Feb. 17-18, 23-25: N.C. Comedy Arts Festival (The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Feb. 17-19, 24-26: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised] (Cary Players in The Cary Theater). Plummer-White Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Feb. 17-19, 24-26: Good Ol’ Girls (Neuse Little Theatre in “The Hut” [American Legion Log Cabin] in Smithfield). Plummer-White Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Feb, 17-19, 24-26: Ragtime (The Gallery Players, Inc. at the Paramount Theater of Burlington).

Feb. 18: Children’s Theatre of Charlotte in Commedia Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Cary Arts Center’s Marvelous Music Series).

Feb. 18: Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry by The HillBenders (N.C. State LIVE in the Titmus Theatre in NCSU’s Frank Thompson Hall). Koop Review.

Feb. 19: Hayes Grier: U.S. Tour (Bob Nocek Presents LLC in Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh).

Feb. 21-26: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Durham Performing Arts Center’s SunTrust Broadway Series). McDowell Preview. Britt Review. Davis Review. Potter Review. Britt Article.

Feb. 21-26: Once Upon a Mattress (Meredith Ensemble Theatre in Jones Auditorium at Meredith College in Raleigh).

Feb. 23-25: King Lear (Eno River Players in the PSI Theatre at the Durham Arts Council).

Feb. 23-26: Agnes of God (Forest Moon Theater at Sonorous Road Theatre in Raleigh). Keravuori and Galle Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Feb. 23-27: Rooms: A Dance-Drama, choreographed by Heather Tatreau and DRAM 255 (Kenan Theatre Company in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Feb. 24: Sketch Comedy One Acts (Moonlight Stage Company at 1304 Paddock Dr. in Raleigh).

Feb. 24-25: Esperanza: Sketch Comedy One Acts (Moonlight Stage Company at 1304 Paddock Dr. in Raleigh).

Feb. 24-26: Race and Waste in an Aluminum Town, Pavithra Vasudevan’s dramatization of oral histories of Baden, NC industrial workers during segregation (UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Communication in Swain Hall, presented as part of the Swain Studio Six Performance Series).

Feb. 24-26: Still Life with Iris (Applause! Cary Youth Theatre in the Cary Arts Center in Cary).

Feb. 24-26; March 3-5: Over the River and Through the Woods (Halle Cultural Arts Center in Apex).

Feb. 25: Broadway & More! (North Carolina Central University Choir at the Kirby Theater in Roxboro)

Feb. 25: Camille A. Brown & Dancers in Black Girl: Linguistic Play (N.C. State LIVE in Stewart Theatre in NCSU’s Talley Student Union). Benrud Review. Koop Review.

Feb. 25-26: Chrysalis Performances (Cary Playwrights’ Forum at the Cary Arts Center in Cary).

Feb. 25-26: Shen Yun Performing Arts (Shen Yun Performing Arts in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

Feb. 25-26; March 2, 3, 5: Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro (North Carolina Opera in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh).

Feb. 27: Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad (The Carolina Theatre of Durham’s BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina Arts Discovery Educational Series).

Feb. 27-28: The Vagina Monologues, benefit performance for InterAct of Wake County and V-Day (V-Day Raleigh at Sonorous Road Theatre in Raleigh).

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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