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April 2019 Triangle Theater Calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for the entire month of April 2019. 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.)

April 1: Fools and Follies (Two-Way Street Theatre at Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio in Raleigh).

April 2: Wiesenthal (Nazi Hunter), written, directed, and performed by Tom Dugan (Jay Kholos in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh). Vesper and Benrud.

April 3: Graham Nash: An Intimate Evening of Songs and Stories (Cat’s Cradle in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh).

April 3-7: Boston Marriage (Meredith College Theatre in the Jones Auditorium in Raleigh).

April 3-7, 9-14, 16-21: How I Learned to Drive (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill). Noel Review. Potter Review. Simmons Review.

April 4-6: Deathtrap (Stageworks Theatre of Holly Springs in the Fuquay-Varina Arts Center in Fuquay-Varina).

April 4-7: In a Word (Bulldog Ensemble Theater at The Fruit [Durham Fruit and Produce Company] in Durham). Vesper and Benrud.

April 4-7: Mamma Mia! (Pauper Players at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

April 4-7, 10-14: The Royal Family (N.C. State University Theatre in the Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre in NCSU’s Frank Thompson Hall in Raleigh).

April 4-7, 11-14: Bad Roads (Duke Theater Studies in Sheafer Lab Theater on Duke University’s West Campus in Durham).

April 5, 7: Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca (North Carolina Opera in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium). Vesper and Benrud.

April 5-7: Miscast 2019: Everything Taboo! (North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre in Raleigh).

April 5-7: Real Women Have Curves (The Justice Theater Project at the Umstead Park United Church of Christ in Raleigh). Keravuori and Galle Review.

April 5-7: Where Words Once Were: A Play About Language and Its Absences (Theatre Raleigh in the Kennedy Theatre in Raleigh, presented as part of Theatre Raleigh‘s Family Series). Potter Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

April 5-8, 11-14: Émilie La Marquise du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight (Sonorous Road Repertory Company at the Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio in Raleigh). Keravuori and Galle Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

April 6: Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live: King for a Day (Durham Performing Arts Center).

April 6: Rapunzel (Lexington Children’s Theatre at the Cary Arts Center in Cary, presented as part of the Marvelous Music Family Series).

April 6: Lucky Plush Productions in Rooming House (NC State LIVE in Stewart Theatre in NCSU’s Talley Student Union in Raleigh).

April 6: Triangle’s Got Talent 2019 (Cary Teen Council at The Cary Theater in Cary).

April 4-7, 10-14: The Royal Family (N.C. State University Theatre in the Titmus Theatre in NCSU’s Frank Thompson Hall in Raleigh).

April 7: Mike Super: Magic & Illusion (Mike Super at the Cary Arts Center in Cary, presented as part of the Marvelous Music Mainstage Series).

April 9-10: The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical (Durham Performing Arts Center, presented as part of the WRAL Greatest Hits of Broadway). Langley Review. Potter Review.

April 10: Carrie Mae Weems in Past Tense (Carolina Performing Arts in Memorial Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).

April 11: PopUp Chorus: Songs from Wicked, Frozen, and The Wizard of Oz (PopUp Chorus Broadway at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

April 11-14: Hair (William Peace Theatre in Leggett Theater on the second floor of Main Building at William Peace University in Raleigh).

April 11-14, 18-21, 25-28: The Great Celestial Cow (Burning Coal Theatre Company in Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh).

April 12: Chris D’Elia: Follow the Leader Tour (Durham Performing Arts Center).

April 12: Transactors Improv: Work and Waffles (Transactors Improv Company at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

April 12-13: The Seussification of Romeo & Juliet, with improv by The Super Wacky Funtime Gang (ARClitE’s Spotlight Theatre at the Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

April 12-13, 19-20: The Art of Murder (Towne Players of Garner at the Garner Performing Arts Center in Garner). Vesper and Benrud Review.

April 12-14, 18-21, 25-28: Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre in Raleigh). Vesper and Benrud Review.

April 12-14, 18-21, 26-28: Godspell: 2012 Revised Version (Theatre in the Park in the Ira David Wood III Pullen Park Theatre in Raleigh). Rich Review.

April 13: No Shame Theatre (No Shame Theatre – Carrboro at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

April 14: Michael Carbonaro Live! (Durham Performing Arts Center).

April 14: Real Women Have Curves (The Justice Theater Project at the Herbert C. Young Community Center in Cary). Keravuori and Galle Review.

April 16-21: Anastasia (Durham Performing Arts Center’s 2018-19 SunTrust Broadway Series). Langley Review. Potter Review.

April 17: The Jungle Book (Virginia Repertory Theatre at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

April 18: The Monti GrandSLAM — Theme: Lost (The Monti at The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

April 19-20: These Are a Few of My Favorite Scenes (Duke Opera Workshop in Baldwin Auditorium on Duke University’s East Campus in Durham).

April 19-20: Tigers Be Still (One Song Productions at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

April 20: John Cusack: High Fidelity, with a live conversation with John Cusack following a screening of the film (The Backlot Project in the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

April 20: Sinbad (Bob Nocek Presents in the Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh).

April 24: Cruel Intentions: The ’90s Musical (Durham Performing Arts Center).

April 24-28: Your Healing Is Killing Me, co-written and performed by Florinda Bryant (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill, presented as part of the theater’s PRC2 series). Benrud Review.

April 25-28; May 3-5, 9-12: Grease (Temple Theatre of Sanford).

April 26: Comedy Night with Dave Dyer & Wendy Wroblewski (The Cary Theater in Cary).

April 26: Dane Cook: Tell It Like It Is Tour (Durham Performing Arts Center).

April 26-28: Little Shop of Horrors (Benson Little Theatre at the W.J. Barefoot Auditorium in Benson).

April 26-28; May 3-5: Four Weddings and an Elvis (Cary Players at the Cary Arts Center in Cary).

April 26-28; May 3-5, 10-12: Church & State (North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre in Raleigh). Vesper and Benrud Review.

April 26-28; April 30-May 5: Murder for Two (North Carolina Theatre n A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh). Keravuori and Galle Review.

April 27: Brit Floyd: Special 40th Anniversary Celebration of “The Wall” (Durham Performing Arts Center).

April 27: Broadway Voices: Lady Luck (Garner Performing Arts Center in Garner).

April 27: An Evening with Jason Robert Brown (fundraiser) (Theatre Raleigh at Contemporary Art Museum of Raleigh).

April 27: Performance Done Our Way: An Afternoon of Accessible Music, Theatre and Dance (Arts Access, Inc. at The Cary Theater in Cary).

April 28-29: Fairest Creatures 2019: The Sonnets of William Shakespeare (Pequod Productions at the Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio in Raleigh).

April 30-May 2: Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Farewell Play Tour (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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