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August 2018 Triangle Theater Calendar

On Aug. 7-12, the Durham Performing Arts Center hosts a return engagement of <em>The Book of Mormon</em>, which won nine 2011 Tony Awards®, including Best Musical

On Aug. 7-12, the Durham Performing Arts Center will host the eagerly anticipated return engagement of The Book of Mormon, which won nine 2011 Tony Awards®, including the Tony for Best Musical

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

Aug. 1-4: The Three Billy Goats Gruff: The Musical a new musical by Matthew Hager (Aggregate Theatre Company at the Church on Morgan in Raleigh).

Aug. 2-4: Bye Bye Birdie (Clayton Youth Theater at The Clayton Center).

Aug. 2-5: These Shining Lives (North Carolina Women’s Theatre Festival at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro). Benrud Review. Vesper Review.

Aug. 3-4: Robin Hood: The Musical (Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Aug. 3-5: The Amen Corner: A Gospel Stage Play (Agape Theater Project in University Theatre in the Farrison-Newton Communications Building at North Carolina Central University in Durham).

Aug. 3-5: Eclipsed (North Carolina Women’s Theatre Festival at The Fruit [Durham Fruit & Produce Co.] in Durham). Vesper Review.

Aug. 3-5: Into the Woods, presented by RLT‘s Teens on Stage and Teens Backstage (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre).

Aug. 3-5, 10-13, 16-19: Burn This (Sonorous Road Repertory Inc. in Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio in Raleigh). Keravuori and Galle Review.

Aug. 3-5, 10-12, 17-19, 24-26; Aug. 31-Sept. 2; Sept. 14-16, 21-23: 19th Annual Giant Puppet Pageant for All Ages: In the Heart of the Fire (Paperhand Puppet Intervention at the Forest Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill). Koop Review.

Aug. 5: Darci Lynne and Friends Live, with special guest Pelican 212 (Koka Booth Amphitheater in Regency Park in Cary).

Aug. 7: David Cross: “Oh Come On” (NS2 and The Carolina Theatre of Durham in Fletcher Hall at The Carolina Theatre).

Aug. 7-12: The Book of Mormon (Durham Performing Arts Center’s 2018-19 SunTrust Broadway Series). McDowell Preview. Langley Review. Potter Review.

Aug. 8-11: Hansel and Gretel & Little Red Ridinghood (Aggregate Theatre Company at the Church on Morgan in Raleigh).

Aug. 8-12, 15-19: Master Class (Theatre Raleigh in the Kennedy Theatre in Raleigh). Holder and Benrud Review. Keravuori and Galle Review. Potter Review.

Aug. 9-11: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Jr. (The Towne Players Teens (Garner Performing Arts Center in Garner).

Aug. 10-12: Disney’s Aladdin, performed by the Session II students of Temple Theatre’s 17th Annual Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory (Temple Theatre in Sanford).

Aug. 10-12: Footloose: The Musical (North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre C.A.S.T. Camp in Raleigh).

Aug. 10-12: The Man Who Came to Dinner (North Carolina Theatre Conservatory Acting Summer Theatre Arts School in NCT’s Conservatory Theatre in Raleigh). Langley Review.

Aug. 10-12: The Miracle Worker (Seed Art Share in the Borden Building in Fred Fletcher Park in Raleigh). Simmons Review.

Aug. 10-12, 16-19, 24-26: It’s Only a Play (Theatre in the Park in the Ira David Wood III Pullen Park Theatre in Raleigh). McQuillan Review. O’Connell Review.

Aug. 13: Beatles vs. Elvis: A Musical Showdown, featuring the tribute band Abbey Road and Elvis impersonator Scot Bruce (A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh).

Aug. 14: Mat Franco (NS2 and The Carolina Theatre of Durham in Fletcher Hall at The Carolina Theatre).

Aug. 14: Pecha Kucha (Abundance NC at the Pittsboro Roadhouse & General Store in Pittsboro).

Aug. 15: Happy Dan the Magic Man (Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts in Wake Forest).

Aug. 15-18: The Imagination Show, a fully-improvised show by The Aggregate Ensemble (Aggregate Theatre Company at the Church on Morgan in Raleigh).

Aug. 15-19: Crystal: A Breakthrough Ice Experience (Cirque du Soleil at PNC Arena in Raleigh).

Aug. 17-18: Fractured: The Mysterious Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Solace Theatre at the Garner Performing Arts Center in Garner).

Aug. 17-19: Godspell (Chapel Hill School of Musical Arts at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Aug. 17-19, 23-26; Aug. 30-Sept. 2; Sept. 6-9: Sister Act (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre in Raleigh). O’Connell Review. Vesper Review.

Aug. 18: Black Violin: The Classical Boom Tour (Koka Booth Amphitheater in Regency Park in Cary).

Aug. 18: Comedy Night with Julie Scoggins and Melissa Douty (The Cary Theater in Cary).

Aug. 19: Stuff You Missed in History Class, hosted by Tracy V. Wilson and Holly Frey (Bob Nocek Presents in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh).

Aug. 22: The Monti StorySLAM — Theme: Heat (The Monti at Motorco Music Hall in Durham).

Aug. 22-25: Giselle la Trent the Gazellephant a new musical by Matthew Hager (Aggregate Theatre Company at the Church on Morgan in Raleigh).

Aug. 22-26: Temples of Lung and Air, a world premiere written and performed by Kane Smego and directed by Joseph Megel (StreetSigns Center for Literature and Performance in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill, presented as part of PlayMakers Repertory Company’s PRC2 second-stage series).

Aug. 25: Bobby Bones: Red Hoodie Comedy Tour (B93.9 New Country and NS2 at The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

Aug. 25: Third Date’s Farewell to Summer (Third Date at Walltown Children’s Theatre in Durham)

Aug. 31-Sept. 2: The Amen Corner: A Gospel Stage Play, celebrating the 150th anniversary of Saint Ambrose Episcopal Church (Agape Theater Project in Burning Coal Theatre Company‘s Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh).

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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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