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January 2018 Triangle Theater Calendar

The Durham Performing Arts Center will present <em>On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan</em> on Jan. 2-7 as part of its SunTrust Broadway Series

DPAC‘s SunTrust Broadway Series will present On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan Jan. 2-7

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for the entire month of January 2018. 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.)

Jan. 2-7: On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan (Durham Performing Arts Center’s SunTrust Broadway Series). McDowell Preview. Langley Review. Potter Review.

Jan. 5: Comedy Night, featuring Dusty Slay with Aaron Weber (The Cary in Cary).

Jan. 6: Bullies in Da Churrrssshhh! (Cista Lueeeze’s Brunch House Theater at the Garner Performing Arts Center).

Jan. 6: Henry Rollins: Travel Slideshow (Broadway Series South in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh).

Jan. 6: Joshua Lozoff: Life Is Magic (Joshua Lozoff in McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center in Henderson).

Jan. 6-7, 12-14, 19-21, 26-28; Feb. 9-11, 16-18: The Mound Builders (Ward Theatre Company in Durham). Britt Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Jan. 11-14, 18-21: Classic Nashville Roadshow, Part II, starring Jason Petty and Katie Deal (Temple Theatre in Sanford).

Jan. 12: Improv Percolator (The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Jan. 12: The Sting Police (Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Jan. 12-14, 16-21: Love Letters, starring Sandy Duncan and Ira David Wood III (North Carolina Theatre in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh). McDowell Preview. Langley Review. Potter Review.

Jan. 12-14, 18-21, 25-28: What We’re Up Against (Raleigh Little Theatre in the Leggett Theater in Main Building at William Peace University in Raleigh). Britt Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Jan. 13: Broadway Voices: Lauren Kennedy (Garner Performing Arts Center in Garner).

Jan. 13: Daddy’s Boys: Broken Promises, a play by Garrett Davis (G. Davis Productions at the McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center in Henderson).

Jan. 13: Transactors Improv: For Families! The Snow Show (Transactors Improv Company at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Jan. 14: Triangle African-American Theater Preview (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre).

Jan. 16: MLK Birthday Celebration: He Was a Poem, He Was a Song, featuring performances by the UNC Gospel Choir, UNC Ebony Reader’s Onyx Theatre (EROT), the UNC Opeyo! Dance Company, Just Dance! Academy, and more (Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Jan. 17: Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Jan. 17: The Monti StorySLAM — Theme: Secrets, hosted by Carter Kersh (The Monti at Motorco Music Hall in Durham).

Jan. 18: PopUp Broadway (PopUp Chorus Broadway! at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Jan. 18-20, 25-27; Feb. 1-3: The Master Builder, a world premiere by Tamara Kissane, featuring Rebecca Bossen, Thaddaeus Edwards, Maxine Eloi, Dana Marks, Jaybird O’Berski, Alonzo Saxton II, & Dale Wolf (Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern at Mystery Brewery in Hillsborough).

Jan. 18-20, 25-28; Jan. 31-Feb. 3: The Miraculous and the Mundane, a world premiere by Howard L. Craft (Manbites Dog Theater in Durham).

Jan. 18-21, 25-28; Feb. 1-4: The Normal Heart (Burning Coal Theatre Company in Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh). Britt Review. Keravuori and Galle Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Jan. 19: Clean Comedy with John Felts and Ross Bennett (Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Jan. 19-20: Lysistrata (N.C. Central University Department of Theatre & Dance Black Box Student Production in University Theatre in NCCU’s Farrison-Newton Communications Building in Durham).

Jan. 20: Eddie B.: Teachers Only Comedy Tour (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Jan. 20: No Shame Theatre (No Shame Theatre – Carrboro at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Jan. 20: Ridin’ wit’ Joe Crack (Durham County, the City of Durham, and Campaign4Change at The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

Jan. 20: Winter (Transactors Improv Company at Walltown Children’s Theatre in Durham).

Jan. 20-21: Audra McDonald (Carolina Performing Arts in Memorial Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Jan. 25: In the Mood: A 1940s Musical Revue (Bud Forrest Entertainment, Inc. at Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh).

Jan. 25: Martin Luther King, An Interpretation (Ira Knight Presents and the Harvard Club of the Research Triangle at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Jan. 25-27: Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None (Stageworks Theatre at Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Jan. 25-27: Don DeLillo’s The Body Artist, adapted and directed by Jody McAuliffe (Duke Performances in the R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke University’s West Campus in Durham).

Jan. 25-28: Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes (PNC Arena in Raleigh).

Jan. 25-28; Feb. 1-4: Company (Hoof ‘n’ Horn in Sheafer Lab Theater on Duke University’s West Campus in Durham).

Jan. 26: Buy My Soul and Call It Art, premiere of a performance art piece by Monét Noelle Marshall (MOJOAA Performing Arts Company at the Living Arts Collective in Durham).

Jan. 26: John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous: The Tour (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Jan. 26: Tom Papa (Bob Nocek Presents in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh).

Jan. 26, 28: Verdi’s Rigoletto (North Carolina Opera in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

Jan. 26-27: Pump Boys & Dinettes: 20-Year Reunion Fundraiser, starring Greg Bell, Franklin Golden, Zeb Holt, Kristie Patton, Mitch Rothrock, and Kate Wheeless, with 100 percent of the proceeds going into a “Live into Hope Fund” to support Farm Church Co-Pastor Ben Johnston-Krase and his family during his cancer treatment (Durham Church at the Hayti Heritage Center in Durham).

Jan. 26-27; Feb. 2-3: You Can’t Take It with You (Towne Players in the Garner Performing Arts Center).

Jan. 26-28: More Movie Magic 2018: A Musical Salute (Benson Little Theatre in W.J. Barefoot Auditorium in Benson).

Jan. 26-28: Spoon River Anthology (dinner theater) (Roxboro Little Theatre at the Kirby Theater in Roxboro).

Jan. 26-28; Feb. 2-4, 9-11: An Act of God (Actors Comedy Lab and North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre at NRACT).

Jan. 27: The Golden Ball, featuring Purrrl VanDammit, Darth Rubie, Tik-Tok, Whitney Adrenaline, Kitschy DeCoeur, and Virginia Scarre, with live music by Eight Bit Disaster, plus performances by Erin Terry from Eyes Up Here Comedy and by Imagine Circus, and more (The VaudeVillain Revue at the Raleigh Beer Garden in Raleigh).

Jan. 27: Joe Rogan (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Jan. 27: The Second City: Look Both Ways Before Talking (NS2 and The Carolina Theatre of Durham at The Carolina Theatre).

Jan. 27-28: See Me (N.C. Central University Department of Theatre & Dance Black Box Student Production in University Theatre in NCCU’s Farrison-Newton Communications Building in Durham).

Jan. 30-Feb. 4: Les Misérables (Durham Performing Arts Center’s SunTrust Broadway Series).

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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