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May 2017 Triangle Theater Calendar

The Durham Performing Arts Center will present <em>Finding Neverland</em> on May 23-28 as part of its 2016-17 SunTrust Broadway Series

The Durham Performing Arts Center will present Finding Neverland on May 23-28

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

May 2, 16: The Gingerbread Man (Carolina Puppet Theatre at the Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

May 3: Carolina Puppet Theatre (Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts in Wake Forest).

May 4-7, 10-13: Marjorie Prime (Manbites Dog Theater in Durham). Keravuori and Galle Review.

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

May 5: Kidzprov (Moonlight Stage Company at 1304 Paddock Dr. in Raleigh).

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

May 5-6: Leaving Eden, written by Mike Wiley and directed by Vivienne Benesch, with music by Laurelyn Dossett (The Process Series, PlayMakers Repertory Company, and the UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Dramatic Art in Swain Hall).

May 5-7: Annie (Harnett Regional Theatre at Stewart Theater in Dunn). Potter Review.

May 5-7: Mamma Mia! (Durham Performing Arts Center).

May 5-7: Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance, a semi-staged production featuring actors from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (North Carolina Symphony Pops Series in Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh).

May 5-7: Revival (Ward Theatre Company in Durham). Britt Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

May 5-7, 11-14, 18-21: A Piece of My Heart (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre, presented as part of RLT‘s “Women and War” series).

May 6: Katt Williams: Great America Tour (PNC Arena in Raleigh).

May 6: No Shame Theatre – Carrboro (No Shame Theatre – Carrboro at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

May 6: On Ice (Seed Art Share, in conjunction with Live It Up on Hillsborough Street, at Gonza Tacos y Tequilla in Raleigh).

May 6: Saturday Night Moonlight Improv (Moonlight Stage Company at 1304 Paddock Dr. in Raleigh).

May 7: Italian Opera and the Sacred (Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle, with the Concert Singers of Cary, at The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

May 7: Trial by Jury and Thespis (public sing-through) (Durham Savoyards, Ltd. at the Durham Arts Council)

May 8: Haters Roast: The Shady Tour (Murray & Peter Present at The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

May 11-20: Hunchback, a world premiere of an LPG musical entertainment (Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern at Walltown Children’s Theater in Durham).

May 12-13: Dixie’s Tupperware Party, starring Dixie Longate (Bob Nocek Presents LLC and Down South LLC in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh).

May 12-13: Moonlight Spring Cabaret (Moonlight Stage Company at 1304 Paddock Dr. in Raleigh).

May 12-14: Chicago, starring Eddie George (Durham Performing Arts Center).

May 12-14, 19-21: Anything Goes (Studio 1 in Burlington).

May 12-15, 19-21, 25-28: Straight White Men (Sonorous Road Theatre in Raleigh).

May 13: An Afternoon with Dr. Seuss (North Carolina Symphony and the Triangle Youth Ballet in Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh).

May 13: Pete Seeger: The Storm King (multimedia) (Jeff Haynes at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

May 16: Triangle Rising Stars (Durham Performing Arts Center).

May 17: Happy Dan the Magic Man (Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts in Wake Forest).

May 17: An Intimate Evening with The Tenors (Durham Performing Arts Center).

May 19-21: Oakwood Lives 2017: The Immigrants (Burning Coal Theatre Company at Historic Oakwood Cemetery in Raleigh, presented as part of Burning Coal’s History Plays).

May 19-21, 26-27: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Neuse Little Theatre in “The Hut” [American Legion Log Cabin] in Smithfield).

May 20: Transactors Improv: For Families! (Transactors Improv Company at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

May 20: The Chuckle and Chortle Comedy Show, hosted by Rob Davis (The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

May 20: Paperhand Puppet Intervention (Cary Arts Center’s Marvelous Music Family Series).

May 20-21: PAW Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue (Durham Performing Arts Center).

May 20-21, 27-29: The Seagull (Bartlett Theater in Durham).

May 23-28: Finding Neverland (Durham Performing Arts Center’s SunTrust Broadway Series).

May 23-28: Matilda the Musical (Broadway Series South and the North Carolina Theatre in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

May 26-27: Downrange: Voices from the Homefront (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre, presented as part of RLT‘s “Women and War” series).

May 26-28; June 2-4, 9-11: Ghost: The Musical (North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre).

May 27: Fool Moon Stand-Up (Moonlight Stage Company at 1304 Paddock Dr. in Raleigh).

May 27: Martin Luther King, An Interpretation, featuring John Ivey (Ira Knight Presents at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

May 27-28: Grounded (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre, presented as part of RLT‘s “Women and War” series).

May 31-June 4; June 7-11: Smokey Joe’s Café (Theatre Raleigh in the Kennedy Theatre in Raleigh).

EDITOR’S NOTE:

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