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November 2013 Triangle Theater Calendar

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for the entire month of November. If your productions are not listed in this calendar, please e-mail the SHOW TITLE(S), DATE(S), LOCATION(S), and PRESENTER’S NAME to RobertM748@aol.com, and be sure to e-mail all your news releases and publicity PHOTOS to that address. (Our “snail mail” address is Triangle Theater Review, 1828 Honeysuckle Road #13, Raleigh, NC 27609-6220.)

Nov. 1: “After All: An Evening with Broadway Legend Anita Gillette” (Duke Theater Studies in the PSI Theatre at the Durham Arts Council).

Nov. 1: “Bulgaria! A Fairly Dark Faerie Tale or a Mid-Winter’s Dream,” featuring music by Kamara Thomas and Matthew Whyte, performed by The Black Veils, and a story by Thomas, narrated by Jennifer Justice, with additional songs by Gabriel Berezin, Emily Denton, and Suzan Hurtuk (Kamara Thomas Music at SPECTRE Arts Gallery in Durham ).

Nov. 1: “Halloweekend,” hosted by Abby Karp and featuring longform teams Four Play, Playdate, and Diversity Training (Bravest Face Improv at Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

Nov. 1: “Skippyjon Jones” (The Carolina Theatre of Durham’s BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina Arts Discovery Educational Series).

Nov. 1: “Day of the Dead” (Transactors Improv Company at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro)

Nov. 1: Hugh Laurie (The Carolina Theatre in Durham).

Nov. 1-2: “50 Shades: The Musical!” (Broadway Series South in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh).

Nov. 1-2: “Snow Days, a staged reading of a new play by Mark Taylor (UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Dramatic Art and the Kenan Theatre Company in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre).

Nov. 1-3: “Arsenic and Old Lace” (Company Carolina in Historic Playmakers Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Nov. 1-3: “Carrie: The Musical” (North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre). Potter Review.

Nov. 1-3: “The Dixie Swim Club” (Temple Theatre in Sanford).

Nov. 1-3: “Dora the Explorer Live: Dora’s Pirate Adventure” (Broadway Series South in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

Nov. 1-3: “Little Shop of Horrors” (Roxboro Little Theater at the Kirby Theater in Roxboro). Langley Review.

Nov. 1-3; Nov. 6-10, 13-16: “A Queer Kiss” (Deep Dish Theater Company in Chapel Hill).

Nov. 1-3, 6-10, 14-17: “Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!” (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre).

Nov. 2: “Comically Challenged 2, featuring Jeff Day, Dan Sipp, Jon Kuczynski, Steven Warnock, Rus Hames, and Ishai Buchbinder (Rus Hames at Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

Nov. 2: “The Murphey School Radio Show, featuring Allan Guganus and Phillip Shabazz, with Mary Johnson Rockers and Spark (benefit performance for Hidden Voices and Partners for Youth) (Shared Visions Foundation at the Historic Murphey School in Orange County).

Nov. 2: “No Shame Theatre – Carrboro (No Shame Theatre – Carrboro at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Nov. 2: “Spencers Theatre of Illusion” (The Carolina Theatre in Durham).

Nov. 2, 6, 7, 10, 14-16, 19, 20, 24, 29, 30; Dec. 3, 4, 7, 8: “The Tempest,” performed in rotating repertory with “Metamorphoses” (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill). Preview. Gephart Review.

Nov. 3: “John Fogerty: Wrote a Song for Everyone” (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Nov. 3, 5, 8, 12, 13, 16, 17, 21, 22, 26, 27, 30; Dec. 5-7: “Metamorphoses,” performed in rotating repertory with “The Tempest” (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill). Preview. Gephart Review.

Nov. 4: “Alan Dershowitz and Jeffrey Toobin” (92 Y Live from NYC at The Carolina Theatre in Durham).

Nov. 4: “The Manganiyar Seduction” (Carolina Performing Arts in Memorial Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Nov. 5: “One Night Stands!,” starring Al Goodwin and Cliff Cash (The Comedy Zone at the Temple Theatre in Sanford).

Nov. 5, 19: “Being Thankful” (Carolina Puppet Theatre at Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Nov. 6-9: “Measure Back,” created by T. Ryder Smith and Chris McElroen (Duke Performances at Manbites Dog Theater in Durham).

Nov. 6-10: “The Clean House” (Meredith Ensemble Players in Jones Auditorium in Raleigh).

Nov. 7: “Stories & Songs of Latin America” (Felix Pitre at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Nov. 7-10: “Bell, Book and Candle” (Judson Theatre Company in Owens Auditorium in Pinehurst).

Nov. 7-10, 14-16: “Many Moons” (Common Wealth Endeavors at Common Ground Theatre in Durham). Potter Review.

Nov. 8: Chris Hardwick (The Carolina Theatre in Durham).

Nov. 8: “Portraits and Landscapes: Songs from My Travels,” featuring tenor Bill McCulloch and pianist Susan McClaskey Lohr (Ruggero Piano in Raleigh).

Nov. 8-9, 15-16: “The Mousetrap” (Durham Family Theatre at Trinity United Methodist Church in Durham).

Nov. 8-10: “PlayFest: Staged Reading Festival” (The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Nov. 8-10, 13-17, 20-24: “The Game’s Afoot” (University Theatre at N.C. State in the Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre in Frank Thompson Hall in Raleigh).

Nov. 9: John Oliver (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Nov. 9: “9 Rings for Mortal Men” (Raleigh’s Village Idiots at North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre).

Nov. 9: “RLT Divas!” (fundraiser) (Raleigh Little Theatre in Cantey V. Sutton Theatre).

Nov. 9: “Shadows of the 60s: A Four Tops Tribute” (Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Nov. 9-10: “Tuesdays with Morrie” (Louisburg College in the Norris Theatre in Louisburg).

Nov. 10: “The Sorcerer” (sing-through) (Durham Savoyards, Ltd. in the IBM room at the Durham Arts Council).

Nov. 12: “Johnny Appleseed” (The Carolina Theatre of Durham’s BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina Arts Discovery Educational Series).

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Nov. 12-17: “Elf the Musical” (Broadway Series South and North Carolina Theatre in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium). Preview. Gephart Review.

Nov. 12-17: “Ghost the Musical” (Durham Performing Arts Center’s SunTrust Broadway Series). Preview. Langley Review. Potter Review.

Nov. 14-16, 20-23: “The Mystery of Edwin Drood: A Musical by Rupert Holmes” (William Peace Theatre in Leggett Theater in Raleigh).

Nov. 14-17, 21-24: “Kindertransport” (Big Wig Productions and Burning Coal Theatre Company in Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh, as part of Burning Coal’s “Wait Til You See This!” series). Potter Review.

Nov. 14-17, 21-24: “Uncle Vanya” (Duke Theater Studies in the Sheafer Theater on Duke University’s West Campus in Durham).

Nov. 15: “An Evening with the Red Clay Ramblers” (The Carolina Theatre in Durham).

Nov. 15: “Shakespeare on Trial” (Kirby Cultural Arts Complex in the Kirby Theater in Roxboro).

Nov. 15-16: “The Box,” written and performed by Carmelita Tropicana (a.k.a. Alina Troyano) (The Process Series at the Swain Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Nov. 15-16: “Nightfall: A Collection of Edgar Allan Poe Stories” (Stars Theater and Arts Center in Fuquay-Varina).

Nov. 15-16: “People Get Ready: Specific Ocean” (Duke Performances in the Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke University’s West Campus).

Nov. 15-16, 21-24: “A Christmas Story” (Harnett Regional Theatre in Stewart Theare in Dunn). Potter Review.

Nov. 15-17: “The Music Man” (Neuse Little Theatre in Paul A. Johnston Auditorium in Smithfield).

Nov. 15-18: “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” (Pauper Players at TBA).

Nov. 16: “Transactors Improv: For Families!” (Transactors Improv Company at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Nov. 16: “PlaySlam” (The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Nov. 16: “The Chuckle and Chortle Comedy Show!,” hosted by Michelle Maclay (The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Nov. 18: “Bunnicula” (Classic Productions for Students in Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh).

Nov. 18: “Kid Power Operation Lunch-Line” (The Carolina Theatre of Durham’s BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina Arts Discovery Educational Series).

Nov. 18: “The Talk Show with Thane Rosenbaum: A Conversation with Jeb Bush,” (92 Y from NYC at The Carolina Theatre in Durham).

Nov. 20: “The Monti — Theme: Losin’ It,” hosted by Jeff Polish and featuring Hippo Guy, Kevin Ginsberg, Kristina Cusenza, Sam Pearsall, and Sarah Ford (The Monti at Motorco Music Hall in Durham).

Nov. 21: “Native American Stories” (Lloyd Arneach at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Nov. 21: “Craig Ferguson: Hot and Grumpy” (The Carolina Theatre in Durham).

Nov. 21-25: “Tales from Ovid” (UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Dramatic Art and the Kenan Theatre Company in TBA).

Nov. 22: “Transactors Present: The Explorers” (Transactors Improv Company at Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

Nov. 22: “Jeanne Robertson’s FABulously Funny Tour” (Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

Nov. 22: “Ron White’s ‘A Little Unprofessional’ Tour” (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Nov. 22-23: “Pippsi and Mippsi Longknickers” (Stars Theater and Arts Center at the Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Nov. 23: “Big Fat Secret Show!” (Fatmouth Improv at Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

Nov. 23: “Sacrificial Poets’ Poetry Slam” (Sacrificial Poets at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Nov. 24: “Almost Ready Staged Reading” (The ArtsCenter and Playground: A Theatre Cooperative at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Nov. 24: “The ArtsCenter Variety Show” (The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Nov. 25: John Supko’sAll Souls” (North Carolina Opera, in collaboration with CAM Raleigh, with the New Music Raleigh chamber orchestra, at CAM Raleigh).

Nov. 27: Carolina Puppet Theatre (Stars Theater and Arts Center in Fuquay-Varina).

Nov. 27-Dec. 1: Handel’sMessiah” (Carolina Ballet in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium). Cerniglia Review. Langley Review.

Nov. 29-30: “Gathering Together, Falling Apart,” featuring J. Chachula, Nancy Pekar, Dan Sipp, and Jenny Spencer (Third Date at Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

Nov. 29: “Can Mrs. Claus Save Christmas?” (Stars Homeschool Youth Theater at the Stars Theater and Arts Center in Fuquay-Varina).

Nov. 29-Dec. 1; Dec. 4-8, 11-15, 18-24: “Frosty the Snowman” (Broadway Series South in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh as part of the Storybook Theater Series).

NOTE: The  Nov. 15-17 performances of “The Hungry Hungry Games” (Broadway Series South in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh) have been cancelled, and the Nov. 16th performance of “The Three Little Pigs” (Opera Express at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro) has been cancelled. — R.W.M.

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