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December 2017 Triangle Theater Calendar

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

Dec. 1: Improv Percolator, featuring Wild Mind Improv with Anoo Tree Brod and FatMouth Improv (Improv Percolator at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Dec. 1-2: A Christmas Carol (Carolina Children’s Theatre at Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Dec. 1-2, 7-9: Lake Placid: The World Premiere of an Improvised Play with Music, featuring Germain Choffart, Antonio Collins, Paul Deblinger, Shelby Hahn, Jessica Flemming, Dana Marks, Emily Levinstone, Xiaoyu Wang, and Theo Holt, with music by Louis Landry & Matt Booth (Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern at the The Fruit [Durham Fruit & Produce Company] in Durham).

Dec. 1-3: Little Women: A Holiday Performance and Tea (Women’s Theatre Festival at Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio in Raleigh). Britt Review.

Dec. 1-3: School of Rock: The Musical (Durham Performing Arts Center’s SunTrust Broadway Series). Langley Review. Potter Review.

Dec. 1-3, 5-10: Dot (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill). McDowell Preview. Britt Review.

Dec. 1-3, 7-10, 14-17: A Christmas Carol, an original musical adaptation (Temple Theatre Company in Sanford).

Dec. 1-3, 8-10: A Charlie Brown Christmas (Theatre in the Park in Raleigh).

Dec. 1-3, 8-10, 14-17: Cinderella (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre). Simmons Review.

Dec. 1-3, 8-10, 15-17: It’s a Wonderful Life: Radio Show (North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre).

Dec. 1-3, 8-10, 15-17, 22-24: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical (Broadway Series South in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh).

Dec. 1-3, 9-12, 16-19: Peter Pan & Wendy, a world premiere adapted and directed by Lillian White (Burning Coal Theatre Company in Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh). Britt Review. Keravuori and Galle Review.

Dec. 1-4: A Christmas Story (Cary Players at the Cary Arts Center in Cary).

Dec. 2: Back in My Day (FatMouth Improv> at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Dec. 2: Home for the Holidays! (Prime Time Players at the Robert & Pearl Seymour Center in Chapel Hill ).

Dec. 2: ShakesBEER: The Bard Strikes Back (Bare Theatre at Zog’s Art Bar & Pool Hall in Chapel Hill).

Dec. 2-3, 8-10: Miracle on 34th Street (Granville Little Theatre at North Granville Middle School in Oxford).

Dec. 2-3, 9-10: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (Benson Little Theatre at W.J. Barefoot Auditorium in Benson).

Dec. 4: Twas the Night Before Christmas (Classic Productions for Students in Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh).

Dec. 5: Rudolph (Carolina Puppet Theatre at the Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Dec. 5: ShakesBEER: The Bard Strikes Back (Bare Theatre at Zog’s Art Bar & Pool Hall in Chapel Hill).

Dec. 6: The Carolina Puppet Theatre’s Farewell Performance (Carolina Puppet Theatre at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre in Wake Forest).

Dec. 6: ShakesBEER: The Bard Strikes Back (Bare Theatre at Imurj in Raleigh).

Dec. 6-10: A Christmas Carol, starring Ira David Wood III as Ebenezer Scrooge (Theatre in the Park in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

Dec. 6-10: Disney on Ice presents Dare to Dream (Feld Entertainment at the PNC Arena in Raleigh).

Dec. 7: Noir at the Bar: The War on Christmas, hosted by Tracey Coppedge and featuring crime-fiction authors Katy Munger, David Terrenoire, Warren Moore, Eryk Pruitt, Shawn A. Cosby, J.D. Allen, and Nik Patrick (Noir at the Bar at 106 E. Main St. in Durham).

Dec. 7-10, 14-16: A Trailer Park Christmas (Manbites Dog Theater in Durham).

Dec. 8: The Celtic Tenors (The Clayton Center in Clayton).

Dec. 8: Holiday Pajama Night: The Snow Queen, preceded by A Seussified Christmas Carol, performed by Wake Forest High School Renaissance Arts Productions, Inc. (Atlantic Coast Theatre for Youth at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre in Wake Forest).

Dec. 8: 3rd Annual Boom OR Bust Star Wars Burlesque (The Maywood in Raleigh).

Dec. 8-9: Wet Hot American Summer: The Musical (sort of) (Nightlight Bar & Club in Chapel Hill).

Dec. 8-10: Decision Height (One Song Productions at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Dec. 8-10: A Fairy Tale Christmas Carol and The Great Big Holiday Bake Off: A Confectionary Christmas Musical (Halle Cultural Arts Center of Apex).

Dec. 8-10, 15-17, 22-23: The Gift of the Magi: A 1920s-Themed Holiday Show (Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio in Raleigh). Keravuori and Galle Review. Koop Review.

Dec. 9: Lauren Kennedy Brady: All in the Family, featuring Michael Kennedy (Theatre Raleigh in the Kennedy Theatre in Raleigh).

Dec. 9: Meemaw’s Holiday Holler, an open-mic night hosted by Meemaw Hussy (Jeffrey Moore) and her daughter, Loraine Dodson (Rachel Klem) (Manbites Dog Theater in Durham).

Dec. 9: No Shame Theatre (No Shame Theatre – Carrboro at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Dec. 9: The Year of the Coxx: Birthday Roast for Vivica, featuring Vivica C. Coxx (The Pinhook in Durham).

Dec. 9-10: Do You See Jesus?, an original musical comedy by Tim Stevens, based on a short story by Jimmy Stevens (Show N Tell Ministries at the Garner Performing Arts Center in Garner).

Dec. 10: The Magic of African Rhythms: BalanKora: A Harvest of Memories (PineCone: Piedmont Council of Traditional Music in Daniels Auditorium at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh).

Dec. 11: ShakesBEER: The Bard Strikes Back (Bare Theatre at Mystery Brewing in Hillsborough).

Dec. 12: ShakesBEER: The Bard Strikes Back (Bare Theatre at Imbibe in Chapel Hill).

Dec. 12-17, 19-23: A Christmas Carol: An Intimate Evening with a PlayMakers Legend, starring Ray Dooley (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill). McDowell Preview. Second Opinion.

Dec. 13: ShakesBEER: The Bard Strikes Back (Bare Theatre at Hibernian Irish Pub & Restaurant in Raleigh).

Dec. 13: Tig Notaro (Bob Nocek Presents in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh).

Dec. 14-17: A Christmas Carol, starring Ira David Wood III as Ebenezer Scrooge (Theatre in the Park at the Durham Performing Arts Center).

Dec. 15: Holiday Homecoming (Transactors Improv Company at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Dec. 15-16: Holiday Sketch Show (Moonlight Stage Company in Raleigh).

Dec. 15-16: Oh What a (Holy) Night (Theatre Raleigh in the Kennedy Theatre in Raleigh).

Dec. 15-17: A Christmas Carol, adapted and directed by Eddy Daniel (Roxboro Little Theater at the Kirby Theater in Roxboro).

Dec. 15-17, 22-24: The SantaLand Diaries, starring Jesse R. Gephart as David Sedaris/Crumpit (Theatre in the Park in Raleigh).

Dec. 16: Winter Wonderland Ball: Burlesque Show and Social Dance (Imurj in Raleigh).

Dec. 16-18: Black Nativity (The Justice Theater Project in Stewart Theatre in N.C. State University’s Talley Student Union in Raleigh).

Dec. 17: Rhett & Link: Tour of Mythicality (NS2 and The Carolina Theatre of Durham in Fletcher Hall at The Carolina Theatre).

Dec. 18: ShakesBEER: The Bard Strikes Back (Bare Theatre at Watts & Ward in Raleigh).

Dec. 19: ShakesBEER: The Bard Strikes Back (Bare Theatre at Fortnight Brewing in Cary).

Dec. 20: ShakesBEER: The Bard Strikes Back (Bare Theatre at YesterYears Brewery & Taproom in Carrboro).

Dec. 20: Vanya in Los Feliz, a staged reading of a party play by Jonathan Fitts (Imurj in Raleigh).

Dec. 22: ShakesBEER: The Bard Strikes Back (Bare Theatre at Oak & Dagger Public House in Raleigh).

Dec. 31: Black & Red: A New Year’s Eve Party, featuring music by The Wiley Fosters and pop-up performances by Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern (Mystery Brewing Company in Hillsborough).

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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