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May 2018 Triangle Theater Calendar

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

May 1: ShakesBEER II: The Bard Strikes Back (Bare Theatre at Watts & Ward in Raleigh).

May 1: Theatre Cafe: ACEs Resilience (Applause! Cary Youth Theatre at The Cary Theater in Cary).

May 1: Todrick Hall American: The Forbidden Tour (Bob Nocek Presents LLC in Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh).

The Durham Performing Arts Center will present eight performances of <em>Waitress the Musical</em> on May 1-6 as part of its 2017-18 SunTrust Broadway Series

The Durham Performing Arts Center will present Waitress the Musical on May 1-6

May 1-6: Waitress the Musical (Durham Performing Arts Center’s 2017-18 SunTrust Broadway Series). McDowell Preview. Langley Review.

May 2: ShakesBEER II: The Bard Strikes Back (Bare Theatre at Ponysaurus Brewing in Durham).

May 3: ShakesBEER II: The Bard Strikes Back (Bare Theatre at Imurj in Raleigh).

May 3-5: The Changeling (Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern at The Fruit [Durham Fruit & Produce Co.] in Durham).

May 3-5: Great Greek Myths: The Tale of Troy, a world premiere by Christina Cass Catton (Carolina Children’s Theatre at Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

May 3-6, 10-13: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Temple Theatre in Sanford).

May 4: My Heart in a Suitcase (ArtsPower National Touring Theatre at The Carolina Theatre of Durham, presented as part of the theater’s Arts Discovery Educational Series).

May 4-5: Disney’s Aladdin Jr. (student production) (Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio in Raleigh).

May 4-6: Hand to God (Theatre in the Park in the Ira David Wood III Pullen Park Theatre in Raleigh). Langley Review.

May 4-6: Oliver! (Harnett Regional Theatre at the Stewart Theater in Dunn).

May 4-6: Peter and the Starcatcher (North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre in Raleigh).

May 4-6: Plaza Suite (Cary Players at the Cary Arts Center in Cary).

May 4-6: Ramona King’s Steal Away: A Folktale (Agape Theatre Project in Burning Coal Theatre Company‘s Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh).

May 4-6, 8-13, 15-20: A Night with Janis Joplin, with Francesca Ferrari and Paige McNamara alternating as Janis Joplin (North Carolina Theatre at A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh). McDowell Preview. Langley Review. Potter Review.

May 5: COOC Presents: Boomstick’s Legends & Lore, emceed by Richie Muenster and featuring Miss BlueBell, Miss Brawling Beauty, Purrrl VanDammit, Whitney Adrenaline, and Vic Jane (Creativity Out of Context at The Maywood in Raleigh).

May 5: YOPLAIT PRESENTS: #IMOMSOHARD — Mom’s Night Out: Round 2!, starring Kristin Hensley and Jen Smedley (#IMomSoHard in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in Raleigh).

May 5: Tools of Destruction: The Bullet Monologues (Brian Davis, in conjunction with Quarantine Enterprise LLC, at the Ezra Center in Raleigh).

May 5-6: Compagnia TPO: Farfalle (Carolina Performing Arts at CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio at UNC-Chapel Hill).

May 8: Radiotopia Live (NS2 and The Carolina Theatre of Durham at The Carolina Theatre).

May 8: Ugly Duckling (Virginia Rep on Tour [formerly Theatre IV] at The Carolina Theatre of Durham, presented as part of the theater’s Arts Discovery Educational Series).

May 10: Feminine Spectrum, featuring performances by Harriet Hoover, Marie Garlock, Daniel B. Coleman, and Susan Harbage Page, followed by a Q&A. (VAE Raleigh in Raleigh).

May 10: Whose Live Anyway?, featuring Ryan Stiles, Greg Proops, Jeff B. Davis, and Joel Murray (Bob Nocek Presents LLC in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in Raleigh).

May 10-12: The Changeling (Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern at Mystery Brewing Company in Hillsborough).

May 10-13, 23-27; May 30-June 3; June 6-10: Wakey, Wakey (Manbites Dog Theater in Durham). Vesper and Benrud Review.

May 11-12: The Illusionists (Durham Performing Arts Center in Durham). Potter Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

May 11-12, 17-18: Hamiltunes at Burning Coal! (Burning Coal Theatre Company in Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh).

May 11-13: Make / Believe (an immersive theatrical event) (Culture Mill of Saxapahaw, starting in Graham).

May 11-13: Trust the Bus: Season 3, Part 1 (Culture Mill of Saxapahaw, starting at the Saxapahaw General Store).

May 11-13, 17-20, 24-27; May 31-June 3: Blood Done Sign My Name (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre in Raleigh). Keravuori and Galle Review.

May 11-13, 18-20, 25-27: Dry Powder (Sonorous Road Repertory Company in Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio in Raleigh). Vesper and Benrud Review.

May 12: Katt Williams: 11:11 RNS World Tour (PNC Arena in Raleigh).

May 15: Triangle Rising Stars (Marchael Bayne at the (Durham Performing Arts Center in Durham). Potter Review. Simmons Review.

May 16: Theatre Showcase, featuring artists with disabilities (Arts Access Inc., City of Raleigh, City of Raleigh Arts Commission, United Arts Council of Raleigh, and Wake County in Theatre in the Park‘s Ira David Wood III Pullen Park Theatre in Raleigh).

May 16-20, 23-27: Daddy Long Legs (Theatre Raleigh in the Kennedy Theatre in Raleigh). Potter Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

May 17-19: The Changeling (Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern at Culture Mill Lab in Saxapahaw).

May 18: Rob Lowe: Stories I Only Tell My Friends: LIVE (Durham Performing Arts Center in Durham).

May 18: Those Were the Days, starring former New Christy Minstrels lead singer William Florian (Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

May 18-20: Camp Crookline (Moonlight Stage Company at 1304 Paddock Dr. in Raleigh).

May 18-20: Oakwood 2018: Only Time Will Tell (Burning Coal Theatre Company at Historic Oakwood Cemetery in Raleigh).

May 18-20: Yo, Vikings! (Applause! Cary Youth Theatre at the Cary Arts Center in Cary).

May 19: Murder at the Golden Lily: A Murder Mystery Mocktail Party (Solace Theatre at Streets of London Antiques in Cary).

May 19: No Shame Theatre (No Shame Theatre – Carrboro at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

May 19: Transactors Improv: For Families: Dancing with Daffodils (Transactors Improv Company at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

May 22: Paperhand Puppet Intervention (Paperhand Puppet Intervention at The Carolina Theatre of Durham, presented as part of the theater’s Arts Discovery Educational Series).

May 24: PopUp Broadway (PopUp Chorus at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

May 29: WWE Smackdown Live! (WWE at PNC Arena in Raleigh).

May 31-June 2: Whose Life Is It Anyway? (Stageworks Theatre of Holly Springs at Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

May 31-June 3; June 6, 8-10: Deathtrap (N.C. State University Theatre in the Titmus Theatre in NCSU’s Frank Thompson Hall in Raleigh, presented as part of TheatreFest 2018).

AUTHOR:

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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