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October 2014 Triangle Theater Calendar

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for the entire month of October 2014. 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.)

Oct. 1-2: “ 1910s — A 24-Decade History of Popular Music,” a world premiere performed by Taylor Mac, with the UNC Clef Hangers singing two hit songs from the 1910s (Carolina Performing Arts in Memorial Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Oct. 1-5: “Measure for Measure” (Meredith Ensemble Theatre in the Studio Theatre in Jones Hall at Meredith College in Raleigh).

Oct. 1-5: “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre in the UNC-Chapel Hill Center for Dramatic Art).

Oct. 1-5: “You Can’t Take It with You” (University Theatre at N.C. State in the Titmus Theatre in Frank Thompson Hall).

Oct. 2-4: “Coriolanus” (Bare Theatre on Halifax Mall in Raleigh).

Oct. 3-4: C.S. Lewis’The Great Divorce” (Fellowship for the Performing Arts at The Carolina Theatre in Durham).

Oct. 3-4: “ Murder Mystery Dinner Theater: Totally ’80s, Totally Murder” (The Murder Mystery Co. in the Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary).

Oct. 3-5: “ One Acts: ‘Death’ by Woody Allen, ‘The Wasp’ by Steve Martin, and ‘The Actor’s Nightmare’ by Christopher Durang” (UNC-Chapel Hill LAB! Theatre at the Chapel Hill Underground).

Oct. 3-5: “Wait Until Dark” (Cary Players at the Cary Arts Center).

Oct 3-5, 9-11: “In Their Shoes: An Evening of Theatre Exploring Violence Against Women” (MOJOAA Productions at Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

Oct 3-5, 10-12: “Leap of Faith” (N.C. Central University Department of Theatre and Dance in University Theatre in the Farrison-Newton Communications Building in Durham).

Oct. 4: No Shame Theatre – Carrboro (No Shame Theatre at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Oct. 7: “Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted Tour 2014” (The Carolina Theatre in Durham).

Oct. 7, 21: “Going Trick-or-Treating” (Carolina Puppet Theatre at the Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Oct. 8: “The Monti — Theme: Parents & Kids,” hosted by Jeff Polish and featuring storytellers Jackie Cohen, Laura Lee, Mandy Hitchcock, and Roger Lynn Spears (The Monti at Motorco Music Hall in Durham).

Oct. 8-12, 14-19: “The Phantom of the Opera” (Durham Performing Arts Center’s SunTrust Broadway Series). McDowell Preview. Langley Review. Potter Review.

Oct 9: “The Monti — Theme: On the Edge,” hosted by Jeff Polish and featuring storytellers Donna Baldwin-Bradby, Emma Marie Hayes, Lara Sedona, and Val Swan (The Monti at The Crown at The Carolina Theatre in Greensboro).

Oct. 9: “30 Plays in 60 Minutes” (The LAB! Theatre and the Modern Shakespeare Society in Room 103 of the UNC-Chapel Hill Center for Dramatic Art).

Oct. 9-13: “Failure: A Love Story” (Kenan Theatre Company in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Oct. 10: “The Clean Comedy Series: Jerry Carroll” (Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Oct. 10-11: “Over the Topby Vanessa Gilbert and David Higgins (The Process Series in Studio 6 in Swain Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Oct. 10-11, 24-25: “Almost Maine” (Stars Theater and Arts Center in Fuquay-Varina).

Oct. 10-12: “Dracula” (Company Carolina in Historic Playmakers Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Oct. 10-12, 16-19: “Into the Breach” (ArtsCenter Stage at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Oct. 10-12, 16-19, 23-26: “Desire Under the Elms” (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre). Keravuori and Galle Review.

Oct. 10-12, 17-19, 24-26: “Steel Magnolias” (North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre). Potter Review.

Oct. 11: “SuperFun Show! Rolie Polie Guacamole” (The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Oct. 11: “Drag Bingo — Bingo’s a Witch!” (Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary).

Oct. 13: “Last Comic Standing” (The Carolina Theatre in Durham).

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Oct. 14-19: “A Chorus Line” (North Carolina Theatre in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium). McDowell Preview. McDowell Review.

Oct. 16-18, 24-26; Oct. 29-Nov. 1: “If My Feet Have Lost the Ground,” a new puppetry performance created and directed by Torry Bend (StreetSigns Center for Literature and Performance at Manbites Dog Theater in Durham). Keravuori and Galle Review.

Oct. 16-19: “The Importance of Being Earnest” (William Peace Theatre in Leggett Theatre in Main Building at William Peace University in Raleigh).

Oct. 16-19, 23-26: “Urinetown” (Hoof ‘n’ Horn in Sheafer Lab Theater on Duke University’s West Campus).

Oct. 16-19, 23-26; Oct. 30-Nov. 2: “Dracula,” adapted by Peggy Taphorn (Temple Theatre in Sanford). Keravuori and Galle Review.

Oct. 17: The Capitol Steps (Clayton Center Auditorium and Conference Center).

Oct. 17-18: “ BEING PhenoMEnal: Colors of Awareness, The Power of a Friend — No Bully Zone” (Holly Springs Civitan Club’s inclusive theater initiative, Together on Center Stage, at the Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Oct. 17-18, 23-25: “The Ladies Man” (The Towne Players at the Garner Performing Arts Center).

Oct. 17-19: “Around the World in 80 Days” (Applause! Cary Youth Theatre in the Cary Arts Center).

Oct. 18: “The Chuckle & Chortle Comedy Show,” hosted by Michelle Maclay (The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Oct. 18: “Kill the Music” (It’s a Mystery at Maggiano’s Little Italy® at Southpoint in Durham).

Oct. 19: “Hannibal Buress: Comedy Camisado Tour” (Broadway Series South in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh).

Oct. 20: “Junie B. Jones” (Classic Productions in Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh).

Oct. 20: “Manning Series Concert: Broadway Comes to Peace,” featuring Carolann Sanita and Lauren Kennedy (William Peace University in Kenan Auditorium in Raleigh

Oct. 22: Gabriel Kahane:The Ambassador” (Carolina Performing Arts in Memorial Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Oct. 23: “The Moth: True Stories Told Live” (The Carolina Theatre in Durham).

Oct. 23-25: TBA (Duke Players Lab Theater in Brody Theater on Duke University’s East Campus in Durham).

Oct. 24: “Stories for Change: Celebrity Storytelling by Jeff Polish, Mike Wiley, Jennifer Thompson, and Daniel Wallace” (fundraiser) (Hidden Voices at the Varsity Theater in Chapel Hill).

Oct. 24-25: Lucky Plush Productions:The Queue” (N.C. State University Center Stage in the Titmus Theatre in Frank Thompson Hall on the NCSU campus).

Oct. 24-26: “Little Shop of Horrors” (Company Carolina in Historic Playmakers Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Oct. 25: Bill Cosby’s Comedy Central “Far from Finished” Tour (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Oct. 25: “Mike Mulligan & His Steam Shovel” (Children’s Theatre of Charlotte at the Cary Arts Center).

Oct. 25: “The Emperor’s New Clothes” (Children’s Theatre of Charlotte at the Cary Arts Center).

Oct. 25: “Drama Workshop Series Teen Performance” (Applause! Cary Youth Theatre in the Cary Arts Center).

Oct. 25: “The Scary Show,” featuring music by Killer Filler (Transactors Improv Company at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Oct. 25: “Temple Theatre Zombie Run 2014” (Temple Theatre in Sanford).

Oct. 27: “Bodyology: The Musical,” starring Slim Goodbody (Garner Performing Arts Center).

Oct. 27: “Untitled UNC Athlete Play” (staged reading) (David Navalinsky, Ali Evarts, and Jackson Bloom in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Oct. 28: “Bucking the Medical & Mental Bull, written and performed by Anita Woodley (FHI 360 at The Carolina Theatre in Durham).

Oct. 29: ArtsPower National Touring Theatre:Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great” (The Carolina Theatre of Durham’s BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina Arts Discovery Educational Series).

Oct. 29: “Carlos Mencia Live i n Concert!” (Temple Theatre in Sanford).

Oct. 29: “The Monti StorySLAM — Theme: Fear,” host TBA (The Monti at Motorco Music Hall in Durham).

Oct. 29: “Susan Boyle in Concert” (Durham Performing Arts Center). Langley Review.

Oct. 29: “The War of the Worlds” (Holly Springs Reader’s Theatre Troupe at the Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Oct. 31: “Treatbag: An Interactive Haunted Theater” (fundraiser) (Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern at the Durham Fruit Company in Durham).

Oct. 31-Nov. 1: “‘Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus’ Live,” starring Peter Story (Emery Entertainment, Inc. in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh).

Oct. 31-Nov. 2; Nov. 6-9, 13-16: “Mirandy and Brother Wind” (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre).

Oct. 31-Nov. 2; Nov. 5-9, 12-16, 19-22: “The Landing” (Deep Dish Theater Company in Chapel Hill). Keravuori and Galle Review.

EDITOR’S NOTE:

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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