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January 2017 Triangle Theater Calendar

Sara Esty and Garen Scribner star as French ballerina Lise Dassin and American painter Jerry Mulligan in the touring company of An American in Paris, which opens Jan. 3rd at DPAC (photo by Matthew Murphy)

Sara Esty and Garen Scribner star as French ballerina Lise Dassin and American painter Jerry Mulligan in the touring company of An American in Paris, which opens Jan. 3rd at DPAC (photo by Matthew Murphy)

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for the entire month of January 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.)

Jan. 1: Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella (Durham Performing Arts Center, presented as part of DPAC‘s Encore Broadway Series). McDowell Preview. Langley Review.

Jan. 3, 17: Jericho the Last Dragon (Carolina Puppet Theatre at the Holly Springs Cultural Center).

Jan. 3-8: An American in Paris (Durham Performing Arts Center’s SunTrust Broadway Series). McDowell Preview. Langley Review. Potter Review.

Jan. 4: The Whipping Man (preview and panel discussion) (Raleigh Little Theatre in Mordecai Historic Park in Raleigh).

Jan. 5: Dinner at Provence (fundraiser) (The ArtsCenter of Carrboro at Provence in Carrboro).

Jan. 6: On Pine Knoll Street, reading of a play by Mark Cornell (Moonlight Stage Company at 1304 Paddock Dr. in Raleigh).

Jan. 6-8: You Can’t Take It with You (One Song Productions at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Jan. 6-8, 12-15, 19-22: Blackbird (South Stream Productions at Sonorous Road Theatre in Raleigh). Britt Review. Keravuori and Galle Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Jan. 7: Church Folk (DreamCast Productions at the Garner Performing Arts Center).

Jan. 7: Transactors Improv: For Families! (Transactors Improv Company at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Jan. 7-March 4: Soar! The Hero Pigeons of WWI (RLT Storytellers to Go! at various locations).

Jan. 11-15: De Profundis, a workshop production co-conceived by director Brian Mertes and designer Jim Findlay and starring Nicole Villamil  (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill, presented as part of PRC2). McDowell Preview. Britt Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Jan. 12: Hear the Sound (School Show) (Charles Pettee at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Jan. 12-13, 19-21: Always a Bridesmaid (Stageworks Theatre of Holly Springs at the Holly Springs Cultural Center).

Jan. 12-15, 19-22, 25-28: Orlando (The Delta Boys at Manbites Dog Theater in Durham, presented as part of Manbite’s Dog’s Other Voices Series). Britt Review. Langley Review.

Jan. 13: Stand-Up Comedy with Caleb Synan (Town of Cary at The Cary Theater in Cary).

Jan. 13-15, 19-22, 26-29: The Whipping Man (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre). Britt Review. Potter Review.

Jan. 14: Broadway Voices: Brent Barrett (Garner Chamber of Commerce in the Garner Performing Arts Center in Garner).

Jan. 14: Bynum Front Porch Storytelling Show (Bynum Front Porch in Bynum).

Jan. 14: The Chuckle and Chortle Comedy Show, hosted by Michelle Maclay (The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Jan. 14: Sounds of Justice & Inclusion: A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Duke MLK Commemoration Committee, Duke Office for Institutional Equity, and Duke Chapel in the R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke University’s West Campus).

Jan. 15: African-American Theater Preview Event, featuring Burning Coal Theatre Company, Manbites Dog Theater, PlayMakers Repertory Company, Raleigh Little Theatre, The Justice Theater Project, Theatre in the Park, and Theatre Raleigh (Triangle Friends of African-American Arts at Raleigh Little Theatre).

Jan. 17: The Monti StorySLAM: 7 Deadly Sins, hosted by Kristina Cusenza (The Monti at Motorco Music Hall in Durham).

Jan. 17: Season 8: The Queens. Love Across America, hosted by RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 8 winner Bob the Drag Queen and featuring runners-up Kim Chi and Naomi Smalls, plus Chi Chi DeVayne, Thorgy Thor, and Acid Betty (Murray & Peter at The Carolina Theatre of Durham). Langley Review.

Jan. 18-20: Mobile Shakespeare: Measure for Measure (PlayMakers Repertory Company at various locations: Jan. 18th at Jordan-Matthews High School in Siler City, Jan. 19th at the Center for Dramatic Art at UNC-Chapel Hill, and Jan. 20th at Durham County Southwest Regional Library in Durham).

Jan. 19: The Ghostlight Project (PlayMakers Repertory Company at the Center for Dramatic Art at UNC-Chapel Hill, presented as part of The Ghostlight Project).

Jan. 19-22, 26-29; Feb. 2-5: Classic Nashville Roadshow, starring Jason Petty and Katie Deal (Temple Theatre of Sanford).

Jan. 19-22, 26-29; Feb. 2-5: Heisenberg (Burning Coal Theatre Company in Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh). Britt Review. Potter Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Jan. 19-22, 26-29: Violet (Hoof ‘n’ Horn in the Sheafer Lab Theater on Duke University’s West Campus).

Jan. 20: The Blackpack: All Laughs Matter, starring Vince Morris, B.T., and Billy D. Washington (Admire Entertainment at The Clayton Center in Clayton).

Jan. 20: Eko Nugroho and Wayang Bocor in God Bliss (Semelah) (Carolina Performing Arts in Memorial Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Jan. 20: James Gregory: The Funniest Man in America (Garner Performing Arts Center). Vesper and Benrud Review.

Jan. 20: Sarah Silverman (NS2 and The Carolina Theatre of Durham at The Carolina Theatre).

Jan. 20: The Taming, a stage reading to benefit the ACLU of North Carolina (Bare Theatre at the Visual Art Exchange in Raleigh). Britt Review.

Jan. 20: Tim Hawkins (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Jan. 20-22, 24-29: Always… Patsy Cline, starring Sally Struthers and Carter Calvert (North Carolina Theatre in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh). McDowell Preview. Noel Review.

Jan. 20-22, Jan. 27-29: Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding (Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding Raleigh at Cypress Manor at Cary). Britt Review. Keravuori and Galle Review.

Jan. 21: Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live! (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Jan. 21: Elvis Lives, featuring winners from Elvis Presley Enterprises’ worldwide Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest (Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

Jan. 21: I.MATTER MEGA EVENTURE, featuring Power of Words Poetry Slam and Ridin wit’ Joe Crack (Durham County, the City of Durham and Campaign4Change at The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

Jan. 21: No Shame Theatre – Carrboro (No Shame Theatre at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Jan. 21: Scientist Turned Comedian: Tim Lee (The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Jan. 25-29; Jan. 31-Feb. 5; Feb. 7-12: Intimate Apparel (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill). McDowell Preview. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Jan. 27: Always, Women Climb, NCTC student monologues based on Women’s Empowerment (North Carolina Theatre Conservatory at 3043 Barrow Dr in Raleigh).

Jan. 27: The Comedy Get Down, featuring Cedric the Entertainer, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez, Eddie Griffin, and Charlie Murphy (Outback Concerts in PNC Arena in Raleigh).

Jan. 27: Clean Comedy Series: Henry Cho (Holly Springs Cultural Center).

Jan. 27: The Second City: We’re All in This Room Together (The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

Jan. 27-28; Feb. 3-4: The Sunshine Boys (Towne Players of Garner at the Garner Performing Arts Center). Keravuori and Galle Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Jan. 27-29: Movie Magic: A Musical Salute (Benson Foundation for the Arts and the Benson Little Theater in W.J. Barefoot Auditorium in Benson).

Jan. 28: The Civilians: New Play Workshop Reading (Duke Performances in the R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke University’s West Campus).

Jan. 28: Metal Pole Mayhem: Soundtrack Edition (Metal Pole Mayhem at Motorco Music Hall in Durham).

Jan. 28; 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).

Jan. 31-Feb. 5: Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Durham Performing Arts Center’s SunTrust Broadway Series). McDowell Preview. Plummer-White Review. Potter 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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