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September 2018 Triangle Theater Calendar

Joshua David Robinson and Christine Mirzayan star as Robin Hood and Maid Marian in PlayMakers Rep's Sept. 12-30 production of <em>Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood</em> (photo by HuthPhoto)

Joshua David Robinson and Christine Mirzayan star as Robin Hood and Maid Marian in PlayMakers Rep’s Sept. 12-16, 18-21, 23, and 25-30 production of Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood (photo by HuthPhoto)

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.)

Sept. 1-2: 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).

Sept. 1-2, 6-9: Sister Act (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre in Raleigh). O’Connell Review. Vesper Review.

Sept. 1-2, 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.

Sept. 1-3: Water Circus I: Gold Unit (Cirque Italia at Villa Latina Plaza at 3424 Olympia Dr. in Raleigh).

Sept. 5: War on the Catwalk: The Queens from Season 10, hosted by Miz Cracker and Monet X Change and starring Miss Vanjie, Monique Heart, Dusty Ray Bottoms, Blair St. Clair, and The Vixen (Murray & Peter Present at The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

Sept. 5-9, 12-16: Once (Theatre Raleigh in the Kennedy Theatre in Raleigh). O’Connell Review. Potter Review. Vesper Review.

Sept. 6-8, 13-15, 20-22: Are You Lonesome Tonight?, a one-man show written and performed by Shelby Hahn (Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern at various locations).

Sept. 7: Drag Queens Are Coming, hosted by Naomi Dix and featuring Stomie Daie, Ben Ether, Margaret Snatcher, Dustin Reams, ASA, and DJ Yammy (Cat’s Cradle in Carrboro).

Sept. 7-9: 19th Annual Giant Puppet Pageant for All Ages: In the Heart of the Fire (Paperhand Puppet Intervention at the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh). Koop Review.4

Sept. 7-9, 14-16: Third Annual Open Doors Short Play Festival (Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio in Raleigh). Simmons Review. Vesper Review.

Sept. 8: Jo Koy: Break The Mold Tour (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Sept. 8: The Mads Are Back!: Live Movie- Riffing with Trace Beaulieu and Frank Conniff from Mystery Science Theater 3000 (The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

Sept. 10: Jordan B. Peterson: 12 Rules for Life Tour, featuring Dr. Jordan B. Peterson, with special guest Dave Rubin (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Sept. 11: The 10th Annual Pietzsch Awards (Cary Players at The Cary Theater in Cary).

Sept. 13: 4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince, with the North State Orchestra (TCG Entertainment and Live Nation® Urban at Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh).

Sept. 13-15: Drop Dead (Stageworks Theatre at the Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Sept. 13-16, 20-23, 27-30: 1776 the Musical (Temple Theatre in Sanford).

Sept. 14: Jason Moran: Fats Waller Dance Party (Duke Performances at The Fruit [Durham Fruit & Produce Co.] in Durham).

Sept. 14: Steven Wright (NS2 and The Carolina Theatre of Durham in Fletcher Hall at The Carolina Theatre).

Sept. 14-15: Burning Coal Cabaret (Burning Coal Theatre Company at Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh).

Sept. 14-16, 18-23: Robin Frohardt: Plastic Bag Store (Carolina Performing Arts at CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio in Chapel Hill).

Sept. 14-16, 21-23: Crimes of the Heart (Forest Moon Theater at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts in Wake Forest).

Sept. 14-16, 21-23, 28-30: By the Way, Meet Vera Stark (North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre in Raleigh).

Sept. 15: Family-Friendly Transactors Improv: Back to School (Transactors Improv Company at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Sept. 15: David Roussève/REALITY in Halfway to Dawn: The Strayhorn Project (NC State LIVE in Stewart Theatre in NCSU’s Talley Student Union in Raleigh).

Sept. 15: The Music of Queen, featuring vocals by Brody Dolyniuk (North Carolina Symphony in Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh).

Sept. 16: Russell Peters: Deported World Tour (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Sept. 18: Nearly Kenny & Friends: Salute to the Troops, a Kenny Rogers tribute show to benefit the Wounded Warriors Project (Temple Theatre in Sanford).

Sept. 18-21, 23, 25-30: Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood, with original music by the Red Clay Ramblers’ Jack Herrick (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Sept. 19: Happy Dan the Magic Man (Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts in Wake Forest).

Sept. 20: My Favorite Murder Live, with co-hosts co-hosts Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Sept. 20-22: Drop Dead (Stageworks Theatre at Fuquay-Varina Arts Center in Fuquay-Varina).

Sept. 20-23: Ms. Courageous, Women of Science (Meredith College Theatre in the Studio Theatre in Jones Hall at Meredith College in Raleigh).

Sept. 20-23, 26-30: Men on Boats (N.C. State University Theatre in Titmus Theatre in NCSU’s Frank Thompson Hall in Raleigh).

Sept. 21: Comedy Night with Rocky Dale Davis and Neal Reddy (The Cary Theater in Cary).

Sept. 21: Michael Quu: Full Throttle Comedy Tour (QUU Inc. at The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

Sept. 21: The Monti: Heroes & Villains (The Monti and The Carolina Theatre of Durham at The Carolina Theatre).

Sept. 21-22: Escape to Freedom (MOJOAA Performing Arts Company at Mordecai Historic Park in Raleigh).

Sept. 22: 2 Plays 1 Night: Frederick Douglass: An Interpretation + Love Letters: A Guide (Ira Knight Presents at the Full Frame Theater at the American Tobacco Campus in Durham).

Sept. 22: Leo Kottke (The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Sept. 22: No Shame Theatre (No Shame Theatre – Carrboro at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Sept. 22: Space Force!, a new series following the crew of the USS Us as they search for new worlds to colonize (Transactors Improv Company at the Monkey Bottom Collaborative in Durham).

Sept. 23: Bill Maher: Live Stand-Up Tour (Durham Performing Arts Center in Durham).

Sept. 23: The FUN Show with Cat & Nat (NS2 and The Carolina Theatre of Durham in Fletcher Hall at The Carolina Theatre).

Sept. 25: American Pride: A Tribute to the Statler Brothers (Temple Theatre in Sanford).

Sept. 25: An Evening with Sarah McLachlan (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Sept. 27: Welcome to Night Vale: A Spy in the Desert, with musical guest Mal Blum (NS2 and The Carolina Theatre of Durham in Fletcher Hall at The Carolina Theatre).

Sept. 27-30; Oct. 4-7, 11-14: Curve of Departure (Bulldog Ensemble Theater at The Fruit [Durham Fruit & Produce Co.] in Durham).

Sept. 28: Brian Regan (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Sept. 28-30; Oct. 4-7, 11-14: The Revolutionists (Raleigh Little Theatre in RLT‘s Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre). Potter Preview.

Sept. 28-30; Oct. 5-7: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Cary Players at the Cary Arts Center in Cary).

Sept. 28-30; Oct. 5-7: Perfect Wedding (Halle Cultural Arts Center of Apex).

Sept. 29: Joan Baez: Fare Thee Well … Tour 2018 (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Sept. 29: Spare the Rod, Spoil the Child Gospel Play (Tall 1 Outreach Ministries/Summerville Promotion and Production Co. at The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

Sept. 29: Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding Dinner Theater (Tony ‘n Tina’s Wedding Raleigh and the Irregardless Cafe at The Glenwood in Raleigh).

Sept. 29: Randy Rainbow Live (NS2, The Carolina Theatre of Durham, and Live Nation in Fletcher Hall at The Carolina Theatre).

Sept. 30: A Special Evening with the Original Jersey Boy: Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons (Durham Performing Arts Center).

CALENDAR EDITOR:

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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