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November 2017 Triangle Theater Calendar

The Durham Performing Arts Center will present Andrew Lloyd Webber's <em>School of Rock</em> on Nov. 28-Dec. 3 as part of its SunTrust Broadway Series

The Durham Performing Arts Center will present the 2017 U.S. Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 2015 Broadway and 2016 West End musical School of Rock on Nov. 28-Dec. 3

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

Nov. 1: Carolina Puppet Theatre (Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts in Wake Forest).

Nov. 1: Jen Kirkman: The “All New Material, Girl” Tour 2017, with Gretchen McNeely (Motorco Music Hall, NS2, and The Carolina Theatre of Durham in Fletcher Hall at The Carolina Theatre). Britt Preview.

Nov. 1-5: Love Never Dies: The Phantom Returns (Durham Performing Arts Center, presented as part of the SunTrust Broadway Series). McDowell Preview.

Nov. 2: Apollo to the Moon (Theatreworks Inc. at The Carolina Theatre of Durham, presented as part of the theater’s Arts Discovery Series Educational Series).

Nov. 2-4: Hello, Dolly! (Elon University Department of Performing Arts in McCrary Theatre in Elon).

Nov. 2-5: Clue: The Musical (Temple Theatre in Sanford).

Nov. 2-5: Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill). McDowell Preview. Britt Review.

Nov. 2-5, 8-11: Life Sucks, sort of adapted from Anton Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya by Aaron Posner (Manbites Dog Theater in Durham).

Nov. 2-5, 9-12: Perfect Arrangement (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre).

Nov. 3: Joshua Kane: Borders of the Mind: The Psychic Show (Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Nov. 3: The Monti — Theme: Stories of Medicine and Religion, featuring storytellers Andrew Aghapour, Ben Frush, Kristyn Yelton, Naina Khera-McRackan, and Sarah Christensen (The Monti, the Museum of Life + Science, and The Carolina Theatre of Durham at The Carolina Theatre ).

Nov. 3: Next to Normal (The LAB! Theatre at Genome 100 in Durham).

Nov. 3-4: Joel McHale (Goodnights Comedy Club in Raleigh).

Nov. 3-5: Hairspray (McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center in Henderson).

Nov. 3-5: War of the Worlds (Company Carolina at the Forest Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Nov. 3-5, 10-12: The Mystery of Love and Sex (Honest Pint Theatre Company at North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre).

Nov. 4: The Capitol Steps: Orange Is the New Barack (Mike Thornton Agency at The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

Nov. 4: ComedyWorx (Improv) (ComedyWorx at The Cary Theater in Cary).

Nov. 4: Diggery Diggers’ Dino Show (The Story Ship at the Cary Arts Center in Cary, presented as part of the Marvelous Music Family Series).

Nov. 4: Transactors Improv Company (The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Nov. 5: The Temptations Revue (Nu Planet Entertainment in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

Nov. 7: The First Thanksgiving (Carolina Puppet Theatre at Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Nov. 7: Opera Scenes (Fletcher Opera Institute in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh).

Nov. 7-11: The Duchess Mislaid (Meredith Ensemble Theatre in the Studio Theatre in Jones Auditorium at Meredith College in Raleigh).

Nov. 8: Ibsen-Enemy-nov8, a staged reading of Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People featuring Jaybird O’Berski, Tom Marriott, Marcia Edmundson, Steven Cooper, Carl Martin, Drina Dunlap, Alexandra Vallahares, Germain Choffart, Alice Rose Turner, and Rocco Albano and musical guests The LeSueurs (Netherwood Productions and Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern at Motorco Music Hall in Durham).

Nov. 8: John Cleese and the Holy Grail (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Nov. 9: Jim Gaffigan: Noble Ape Tour (PNC Arena in Raleigh).

Nov. 9-12, 15-19: Beowulf, Lord of the Bros (N.C. State University Theatre in Titmus Theatre in NCSU’s Frank Thompson Hall in Raleigh).

Nov. 9-12, 15-19: Vinegar Tom (Duke Theater Studies in Sheafer Lab Theater on Duke University West Campus in Durham).

Nov. 10-12: Livin’ Fat (N.C. Central University Arts & Humanities, NCCU Department of Theatre & Dance, and Agape Theatre Project in NCCU University Theatre in the Farrison-Newton Communications Building in Durham).

Nov. 10-12, 17-18: A 1940s Radio Christmas Carol (Neuse Little Theatre at “The Hut” in Smithfield).

Nov. 10-12, 17-19: Miracle on 34th Street: The Musical (The Gallery Players, Inc. at the Paramount Theater in Burlington).

Nov. 11: No Shame Theatre (No Shame Theatre – Carrboro at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Nov. 14: DAR HE: The Story of Emmett Till, written and performed by Mike Wiley (The Carolina Theatre of Durham, presented as part of the theater’s Arts Discovery Series Educational Series).

Nov. 14-16: Bar Plays 3.0 (Cary Playwrights’ Forum Fortnight Brewing in Cary).

Nov. 14-19: Gypsy, starring Christine Sherrill as Rose and Mary Mattison as Louise (North Carolina Theatre in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium). McDowell Preview. Potter Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Nov. 14-19: The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Musical) (Studio 1 at Holly Hill Mall in Burlington).

Nov. 15: It’s Time: A Solo Performance by Sean Wellington (Sotto Voce Theatre at the Five Oaks Clubhouse in Durham).

Nov. 16: Neil deGrasse Tyson (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Nov. 16-17: Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower, an opera by Toshi Reagon and Bernice Johnson Reagon (Carolina Performing Arts in Memorial Hallin UNC-Chapel Hill). Britt Review.

Nov. 16-19: Babe, the Sheep-Pig (Forest Moon Theater at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts in Wake Forest).

Nov. 16-19: The Four Underwear Models of the Apocalypse, created by Rob Hamilton and Heather Tatreau (UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Communication in Swain Hall).

Nov. 16-19: The Wild Party (William Peace Theatre in Kenan Auditorium in the Browne-McPherson Building at William Peace University in Raleigh).

Nov. 17: Breach of Peace, a play about the 1961 Freedom Riders, written and performed by Mike Wiley (Central Carolina Community College at Temple Theatre in Sanford).

Nov. 17: Lewis Black: The Rant, White & Blue Tour (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Nov. 17-18: Elf The Musical Jr. (Encore Youth Productions at New Horizons Fellowship in Apex).

Nov. 17-19: Dawn’s Early Light (Cary Playwrights’ Forum and Full Nelson at The Cary Theater in Cary).

Nov. 18: Broadway Voices: David Burnham in Broadway Christmas (Garner Performing Arts Center in Garner).

Nov. 18: Darren Knight’s Southern Momma An Em Comedy Tour (NS2 and The Carolina Theatre of Durham in Fletcher Hall at The Carolina Theatre).

Nov. 19: Puddles Pity Party (Bob Nocek Presents in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater Raleigh).

Nov. 22-26; Nov. 28-Dec. 3; Dec. 5-10: Dot (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Nov. 24-25: The Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute by the Johnny Folsom 4 (Six String Presents at The Cary Theater in Cary).

Nov. 24-26; 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).

Nov. 25: An Evening with Scrooge & Marley (Theatre in the Park in Raleigh).

Nov. 25-26: Jeanne Robertson (NS2 and The Carolina Theatre of Durham in Fletcher Hall at The Carolina Theatre).

Nov. 28: A Drag Queen Christmas: The Naughty Tour, hosted by Roxxxy Andrews or Trinity Taylor (Murray & Peter present at The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

Nov. 28: Dream Theater: Images, Words & Beyond 25th Anniversary Tour (Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

Nov. 28-Dec. 3: School of Rock: The Musical (Durham Performing Arts Center’s SunTrust Broadway Series).

Nov. 29: Winterreise: A Digital Reinvention, performed by Professors Marc Callahan, Lee Weisert, and Sabine Gruffat (UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Music in Swain Hall).

Nov. 30: Bob Saget (Bob Nocek Presents in the Meymandi Concert Hall Raleigh).

Nov. 30-Dec. 16: Little Nemo, created by Torry Bend (Manbites Dog Theater in Durham, presented as an “Other Voices Presentation”).

Nov. 30-Dec. 17: Peter Pan & Wendy (Burning Coal Theatre Company in Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh).

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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