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March 2017 Triangle Theater Calendar

The Durham Performing Arts Center will present <em>The Bodyguard</em>, starring Deborah Cox, on March 14-19 as part of its SunTrust Broadway Series

The Durham Performing Arts Center will present eight performances of The Bodyguard on March 14-19

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

March 1: Brain Candy Live, featuring Adam Savage and Michael Stevens (Durham Performing Arts Center).

March 1: Seussical (Classic Productions for Students in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

March 1-5, 7-12, 14-19: Twelfth Night (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill). McDowell Preview. Britt Review.

March 2: Ajoka Theatre in Dara (Carolina Performing Arts in Memorial Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).

March 2: Mariposa & the Saint (Great Small Works at the Frank Porter Graham Student Union at UNC-Chapel Hill)

March 2: The Song of Mulan (The Carolina Theatre of Durham’s BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina Arts Discovery Educational Series).

March 2-4, 9-11: This Is Not a Novel, an installation and work of theater, with text by Bill Floyd, adapted from four novels by David Markson (Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern at the Scrap Exchange Creative ReUse Arts Center in Durham).

March 3: Transactors Improv: Love Is All Around (Transactors Improv Company at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

March 3: Kidzprov (Moonlight Stage Company at 1304 Paddock Dr. in Raleigh).

March 3: Struggle for Freedom: The Life of Dr. King (School Show) (Bright Star Children’s Theatre at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

March 3, 5: Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro (North Carolina Opera in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh). Benrud Review.

March 3-4: Bright Half Life (Manbites Dog Theater in Durham).

March 3-4: Count by Lynden Harris/Hidden Voices (The Process Series in Swain Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).

March 3-5: Over the River and Through the Woods (Halle Cultural Arts Center in Apex). Vesper and Benrud Review.

March 3-5: The Princess Talks, conceived and directed by Nancy Gardner Rich (Actors Comedy Lab, in conjunction with the Women’s Theatre Festival and Sonorous Road Productions at Sonorous Road Theatre in Raleigh).

March 3-5: The Savannah Sipping Society (Temple Theatre of Sanford). Keravuori and Galle Review.

March 3-5, 10-12: Crumbs from the Table of Joy (Bartlett Theater in the PSI Theatre at the Durham Arts Council).

March 4: Pump Boys & Dinettes (Cary Arts Center’s Marvelous Music Series).

March 4: Teacher from the Black Lagoon and Other Storybooks (N.C. State LIVE Kidstuff Series in Stewart Theatre in NCSU’s Talley Student Union).

March 4: Sebastian Maniscalco: Why Would You Do That? (NS2 and The Carolina Theatre of Durham at CT).

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

March 5: Musical Theatre Karaoke (Sonorous Road Productions at Sonorous Road Theatre in Raleigh).

March 6: George Washington Carver & Friends (School Show) (Bright Star Children’s Theatre at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

March 8: Seven: A Documentary Play, a staged reading starring Sharon Eisner, Hazel Edmond, Lucia Foster, Ra’Chel Fowler, Julya M. Mirro, Kaley Morrison, and Cindy Vasquez (Sotto Voce Theatre at the Five Oaks Recreational Association Inc. in Durham).

March 9: John Waters: This Filthy World: Dirtier & Filthier (The Carolina Theatre of Durham). Britt Review.

March 9: The Naked Magicians (Durham Performing Arts Center).

March 9, 16: LITE 2017 (Cary Playwrights’ Forum at Hope Community Church in Morrisville).

March 9-12, 16-19: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Theatre Raleigh’s Family Series in the Kennedy Theatre in Raleigh). Britt Review. Keravuori and Galle Review.

March 10: Clean Comedy Series: The Blackpack (Holly Springs Cultural Center).

March 10: LITE 2017 (Cary Playwrights’ Forum at the Cary Senior Center).

March 10: Bobby Bones: Funny & Alone Stand Up Comedy Tour (The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

March 10: Get the Led Out: The American Led Zeppelin (Durham Performing Arts Center).

March 10: #IMOMSOHARD Live, starring Kristin Hensley and Jen Smedley (Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh).

March 10-11, 17-18: Two Months In: An Original Sketch Comedy Revue (Mettlesome at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

March 10-12: Emotional Creature, with proceeds to benefit the VDAY, RAINN, KIVA, and Sonorous Road Productions (Katy Koop, with the help of the Women’s Theatre Festival, Sonorous Road Productions, and 21 GoFundMe backers, at Sonorous Road Theatre in Raleigh).

March 10-12: A Song for Coretta (Saint Augustine’s University Theatre in Seby Jones Fine Arts Center in Raleigh).

March 10-12, 17-19: Anne of Green Gables (Forest Moon Theater at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre in Wake Forest). Plummer-White Review.

March 10-12, 17-19: Disney and Cameron Macintosh’s Mary Poppins (Alamance Children’s Theatre at Paramount Theater in Burlington).

March 10-12, 17-19, 24-26: 13: The Musical (North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre).

March 11: James Gregory and Ron Perkinson (Temple Theatre of Sanford).

March 11: LITE 2017 (Cary Playwrights’ Forum at the Cary Arts Center).

March 11: Office Madness Stage Play/Skit Comedy (Quarantine Enterprise LLC at the Ezra Conference Center in Raleigh).

March 11: Office Madness Stage Play/Skit Comedy (Quarantine Enterprise LLC at the at DaNuGen Entertainment Café in Durham).

March 11: Transactors Improv: For Families! (Transactors Improv Company at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

March 11-12: Safe (Actors Training Ground at 7319 Six Forks Rd. in Raleigh).

March 14: Shakespeare’s Strong Women: 2017 Faculty Distinguished Lecture by Garry Walton, Ph.D. (Meredith College in Jones Auditorium in Raleigh).

March 14-19: The Bodyguard, starring Deborah Cox as Rachel Marron (Durham Performing Arts Center’s SunTrust Broadway Series). McDowell Preview. Langley Review. Potter Review.

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

March 17: The Rainbow Fish (The Carolina Theatre of Durham’s BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina Arts Discovery Educational Series).

March 17: What’s Going On: The Marvin Gaye Experience, starring Brian Owens (BiCoastal Productions, LLC at the Garner Performing Arts Center).

March 17, 31: Fool Moon Stand-Up (Moonlight Stage Company at 1304 Paddock Dr. in Raleigh).

March 17-18: Steppin’ Out with Ben Vereen (North Carolina Symphony Pops Series in Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh).

March 17-19, 22-26; March 30-April 2: When She Had Wings (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre).

March 18: What’s Going On: The Marvin Gaye Experience, starring Brian Owens (Holly Springs Cultural Center).

March 18: Martin Luther King: An Interpretation, starring John Ivey (Ira Knight Presents at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro). Second Opinion.

March 19: Purple Freedom: Breaking the Cycle (StandUp SpeakOut of North Carolina at the Durham Arts Council).

March 19: Sinbad (Bob Nocek Presents LLC and Broadway Series South in Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh). Plummer-White Review.

March 20: The House at Pooh Corner (The Carolina Theatre of Durham’s BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina Arts Discovery Educational Series).

March 23: Black Violin (The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

March 23: Celtic Woman: Voices of Angels, starring Susan McFadden, Mairéad Carlin, and Éabha McMahon and violinist Tara McNeill (Durham Performing Arts Center). Noel Review.

March 23-26; March 29-April 1: The Miraculous and the Mundane (Manbites Dog Theater, in association with StreetSigns Center for Literature and Performance, at MDT in Durham

March 23-26; March 30-April 2; April 6-9: The Andrews Brothers (Temple Theatre of Sanford).

March 23-27; March 30-April 2: The Wolf (Theatre Raleigh’s Family Series in the Kennedy Theatre in Raleigh).

March 24-25: The Snow Queen (Holly Springs Community Center).

March 25: Divas! (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre).

March 25: Lawn & Disorder: Comedy from the Suburbs, starring Karen Morgan and Jim Colliton (The Clayton Center in Clayton).

March 25: No Shame Theatre – Carrboro (No Shame Theatre – Carrboro at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

March 28: Michael Fabiano in Recital (North Carolina Opera in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh).

March 30: Aquila Theatre and the Warrior Chorus in The Trojan War (N.C. State LIVE in Stewart Theatre in NCSU’s Talley Student Union).

March 30-April 2: Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Grand Duke (Durham Savoyards, Ltd. at The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

March 30-April 2; April 5-9: The Merry Real (House)wives of Windsor, adapted by Rachel Klem (N.C. State University Theatre in the Titmus Theatre in Frank Thompson Hall).

March 30-April 2; April 6-9: The Aeneid: A New Musical! (Hoof ‘n’ Horn at the R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke University’s West Campus).

March 31-April 2: Can I Get an Amen! (Roxboro Little Theater at the Kirby Theater in Roxboro).

March 31-April 2: Seven: A Documentary Play, starring Sharon Eisner, Hazel Edmond, Lucia Foster, Ra’Chel Fowler, Julya M. Mirro, Kaley Morrison, and Cindy Vasquez (Sotto Voce Theatre at the Living Arts Collective in Durham).

March 31-April 2; April 6-9: The Mousetrap (Cary Players in the Cary Arts Center).

March 31-April 2; April 7-8: Bloom (Neuse Little Theatre in “The Hut” [American Legion Log Cabin] in Smithfield).

NOTE: The March 31st performance of Gabriel Iglesias’ FluffyMania World Tour: 20 Years of Comedy at the Durham Performing Arts Center has been cancelled — R.W.M.

EDITOR’S NOTE:

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