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April 2017 Triangle Theater Calendar

The Durham Performing Arts Center will present eight performances of <em>Something Rotten!</em> on April 4-9 as part of its SunTrust Broadway Series

DPAC will present Something Rotten! on April 4-9 as part of its SunTrust Broadway Series

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

April 1: All Laughs Matter, starring Vince Morris, BT, and Billy D. Washington (The Blackpack at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts in Wake Forest).

April 1: 87: One Town, One School, One Team, One Championship (Garner Performing Arts Center in Garner).

April 1: The Miraculous and the Mundane (Manbites Dog Theater, in association with StreetSigns Center for Literature and Performance, at MDT in Durham).

April 1-2: Bard Fiction (staged reading) (Sonorous Road Productions in Raleigh).

April 1-2: Can I Get an Amen! (Roxboro Little Theater at the Kirby Theater in Roxboro).

April 1-2: Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Grand Duke, or The Statutory Duel (Durham Savoyards, Ltd. at The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

April 1-2: 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).

April 1-2: Time Stands Still (The LAB! Theatre, in collaboration with the UNC School of Media and Journalism, in Room 033 in Carroll Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).

April 1-2: When She Had Wings (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre).

April 1-2: The Wolf (Theatre Raleigh’s Family Series in the Kennedy Theatre in Raleigh). Second Opinion.

April 1-2; 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).

April 1-2; April 6-9: The Aeneid: A New Musical! (Hoof ‘n’ Horn, in association with Duke Theater Studies, at the R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke University’s West Campus). Second Opinion.

April 1-2; April 6-9: The Andrews Brothers (Temple Theatre of Sanford). Keravouri and Galle Review.

April 1-2; April 6-9: The Mousetrap (Cary Players in the Cary Arts Center).

April 1-2; April 7-8: Bloom (Neuse Little Theatre in “The Hut” [American Legion Log Cabin] in Smithfield).

April 2: Triangle’s Got Talent: Teen Talent Show (Cary Teen Council at The Cary Theater in Cary.)

April 2, 7-9, 14-15, 18-23, 25-30; May 5-7: Revival (Ward Theatre Company in Durham).

April 4: Theatre Café, with Drama Therapist Amy Elliot (Applause! Cary Youth Theatre, The Cary Theater, and the Town of Cary at The Cary Theater in Cary.)

April 4-6: Seven: A Documentary Play, starring Sharon Eisner, Lebone Moses, Lucia Foster, Ra’Chel Fowler, Julya M. Mirro, Kaley Morrison, and Cindy Vasquez (Sotto Voce Theatre at Sonorous Road Theatre in Raleigh).

April 4-7: Hookman (Meredith Ensemble Theatre in the Studio Theater in Jones Auditorium at Meredith College in Raleigh).

April 4-9: Something Rotten! (Durham Performing Arts Center’s SunTrust Broadway Series).

April 5-9, 11-16, 18-23, 27-29: My Fair Lady (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill).

April 6-7: Holly Springs Got Talent… and Murder! An Original Interactive Murder Mystery (Stageworks Theatre of Holly Springs at the Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

April 6-9, 13-16: Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris (Duke Theater Studies in the Sheafer Lab Theater on Duke University’s West Campus in Durham).

April 6-9, 13-16, 20-23: The Royale (Burning Coal Theatre Company in Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh).

April 6-10: Orange Light, a new play written by Howard L. Craft and directed by Kathryn Hunter Williams (Kenan Theatre Company in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill).

April 7: Kidzprov (Moonlight Stage Company at 1304 Paddock Dr. in Raleigh).

April 7: Jeff Dunham: Perfectly Unbalanced (PNC Arena in Raleigh).

April 7-9: Miscast 2017: Bizarre Broadway (North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre).

April 7-9: 9 to 5: The Musical (Benson Foundation for the Arts and the Benson Little Theater in W.J. Barefoot Auditorium in Benson).

April 7-9, 14-15: William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet: The Remix (N.C. Central University Department of Theatre and Dance in University Theatre in the Farrison-Newton Communications Building in Durham).

April 7-9, 13-16, 21-23: On Golden Pond, starring Ira David Wood III and Lynda Clark (Theatre in the Park in the Ira David Wood III Pullen Park Theatre in Raleigh).

April 7-10: In the Heights (Pauper Players at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

April 8: Broadway Voices: Hugh Panaro (Garner Chamber of Commerce in the Garner Performing Arts Center in Garner).

April 8: Saturday Night Moonlight Improv, featuring The Improvables and The Estesstentials (Moonlight Stage Company at 1304 Paddock Dr. in Raleigh).

April 11: Women at Work Play Festival (Meredith Ensemble Theatre in Carswell Hall at Meredith College in Raleigh).

The North Carolina Theatre will present of the rock musical <em>Jesus Christ Superstar</em> on April 11-16 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium

The North Carolina Theatre will present Jesus Christ Superstar on April 11-16 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium

April 11-16: Jesus Christ Superstar (North Carolina Theatre in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

April 13: Here Comes the Funny Tour: Adam Sandler, David Spade, Nick Swardson, and Rob Schneider (Durham Performing Arts Center).

April 14: Welcome to Night Vale, with musical guest Erin McKeown (NS2 and Cat’s Cradle at The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

April 15: Joshua Lozoff: Life Is Magic (Joshua Lozoff at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

April 15: Purgatoire (Addled Muse Fire Theater at Durham Central Park).

April 15: Son of PlaySlam! (Cary Playwrights’ Forum at The Cary Theater in Cary).

April 18: Jack’s Adventure in American History (The Carolina Theatre of Durham’s BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina Arts Discovery Educational Series).

April 19: Happy Dan the Magic Man (Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts in Wake Forest).

April 20: Todrick Hall: Straight Outta Oz (Bob Nocek Presents LLC in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh).

April 20-21: Steve Martin & Martin Short, with Steep Canyon Rangers (Durham Performing Arts Center).

April 20-22: Bye Bye Birdie (Encore Youth Productions at Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

April 21: Improv Percolator, featuring Danny Canoe, plus Wait, What? and Wild Mind Improv students (The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

April 21-22: EXPRESS: Forum Theatre Workshop, facilitated by Deb Royals (The Justice Theater Project at Umstead Park United Church of Christ in Raleigh).

April 21-22: The Vagina Monologues, with a portion of the proceeds donated to InterAct of Wake County (Extra Theatre Company in the Studio Theater in Jones Auditorium at Meredith College in Raleigh).

April 21-22, 28-29: Sylvia (Towne Players of Garner at the Garner Performing Arts Center in Garner).

April 21-23: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (Roxboro Little Theater in the Kirby Theater in Roxboro).

April 21-23, 26-30: James and the Giant Peach (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre).).

April 21-23, 28-30: Love Loss and What I Wore (Actors Comedy Lab and North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre at NRACT).

April 22: Billy McGuigan’s Rock Legends (The Clayton Center in Clayton).

April 22: Brian Regan (Durham Performing Arts Center).

April 22: Comedy with Andy Hendrickson and Blaire Postman (The Town of Cary at The Cary Theater in Cary).

April 22: No Shame Theatre (No Shame Theatre – Carrboro at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

April 22: Transactors Improv (Transactors Improv Company at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

April 22: Brit Floyd: Immersion (Durham Performing Arts Center).

April 23: Brit Floyd: Immersion (Durham Performing Arts Center).

April 23: Fairest Creatures 2017: The Sonnets of William Shakespeare, Part I (Pequod Productions at Sonorous Road Productions in Raleigh).

April 24: Fairest Creatures 2017: The Sonnets of William Shakespeare, Part II (Pequod Productions at Sonorous Road Productions in Raleigh).

April 25: Reality Ministries’ 2017 Talent Show (Reality Ministries at the Durham Performing Arts Center).

April 25-27: Matt & Ben (The LAB! Theatre at TBA).

April 26-30: Mr. Joy (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill, presented as part of PRC2).

April 27: Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs (Durham Performing Arts Center).

April 27-29; May 4-7, 10-13: Marjorie Prime (Manbites Dog Theater in Durham).

April 27-30; May 4-7, 11-14: Legally Blonde (Temple Theatre of Sanford).

April 28: Trevor Noah (Durham Performing Arts Center).

April 28, 30: Georges Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers (North Carolina Opera in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

April 28-29; May 5-6: Best of Enemies (Durham Regional Theatre Adult Theatre Troupe at TBA).

April 28-30; May 5-7: Annie (Harnett Regional Theatre at Stewart Theater in Dunn).

April 29: Common: An Art of Cool Special Event, with special guests (Durham Performing Arts Center, presented as part of the April 28-30 Art of Cool Fest).

April 29: Martin Luther King, An Interpretation, featuring John Ivey (Ira Knight Presents at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

April 29: The Monti: StorySLAM GrandSLAM, hosted by Jeff Polish (The Monti at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

EDITOR’S NOTE:

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