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November 2014 Triangle Theater Calendar

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for November 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.)

Nov. 1: “An Evening with Groucho,” starring Frank Ferrante (Clayton Center Auditorium and Conference Center).

Nov. 1: “The Fourth Annual Halloween Shorts,” featuring “Look Before You Leap” by Annie Taft, “House of Insanity” by John Paul Middlesworth, “Sister of the Lake” by Debra Kaufman, “Skyping with Mitch” by Paul Newell, “Ladies of the Pack” by Paul Baerman, “The Night the King Was on the Throne” by Paul Newell, and “The Greenhouse” by Mark Cornell (The Playwright’s Roundtable at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

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.

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).

Nov. 1, 5-6, 8-9, 13-14, 18-19, 22-23, 28; Dec. 2-3, 6-7: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” performed in rotating repertory with “Into the Woods” (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre in the UNC-Chapel Hill Center for Dramatic Art). McDowell Preview. Potter Review.

Nov. 1-2: “Dracula,” adapted by Peggy Taphorn and starring Ira David Wood IV (Temple Theatre in Sanford). Keravuori and Galle’s Review.

Nov. 1-2; Nov. 5-9, 12-16, 19-22: “The Landing” (Deep Dish Theater Company in Chapel Hill). Keravuori and Galle Review.

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Nov. 1-2; Nov. 6-9, 13-16: “Mirandy and Brother Wind” (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre).

Nov. 2: “Jad Abumrad of ‘Radiolab’” (The Carolina Theatre in Durham).

Nov. 2: “Pieces,” an original play by Danielle Hawkins (Chosen Generation Christian Church at the Garner Performing Arts Center).

Nov. 2, 4, 7-8, 11-12, 16, 20-22, 25-26, 20; Dec. 4-6: “Into the Woods,” performed in rotating repertory with “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre in the UNC-Chapel Hill Center for Dramatic Art). McDowell Preview. Potter Review.

Nov. 4, 18: “The First Thanksgiving” (Carolina Puppet Theatre at the Holly Springs Cultural Center).

Nov. 6: “Improv Percolator,” featuring Improv Evolution, Skibbereen, and Transactors Improv Company (Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

Nov. 6-7: “Curlew River: Benjamin Britten’s Dramatic Homage to the Japanese Noh Play,” with tenor Ian Bostridge, the Britten Sinfonia, and Britten Sinfonia Voices (Carolina Performing Arts in Memorial Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Nov. 7: “Christopher Titus: The Angry Pursuit of Happiness” (The Carolina Theatre in Durham).

Nov. 7: “Impossibilities: Magic Show” (The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Nov. 7: Third Date, with the Bouncing Bulldogs (Third Date at Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

Nov. 7-8: “King of the Yeesby Lauren Yee (The Process Series in Mandela Auditorium of the FedEx Global Education Center at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Nov. 7-8: “Murder Mystery Dinner Theater: B-I-N-G-O Spells Murder” (Stars Theater and Arts Center in Fuquay-Varina).

Nov. 7-9: “Dave Chappelle” (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Nov. 7-9: “The Wizard of Oz” (Roxboro Little Theater at the Kirby Theater in Roxboro).

Nov. 7-9, 12-16, 19-23: “Around the World in 80 Days” (University Theatre at N.C. State on the Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre in Frank Thompson Hall on the NCSU campus in Raleigh).

Nov. 8: “Dunce’s Corner” (Raleigh’s Village Idiots at North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre).

Nov. 8: “The Anti-Social Show” (Fatmouth Improv at Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

Nov. 8: “Yo Gabba Gabba! Live!” (AC Entertainment and Broadway Series South in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

Nov. 9: Gilbert & Sullivan’sUtopia Limited” (sing-through) (Durham Savoyards in the basement IBM room at the Durham Arts Council).

Nov. 9: Wagner’sTristan and Isolde” (Prelude and Act II in concert) (North Carolina Opera in Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh).

Nov. 11-16: “Wall of Water” (Meredith Ensemble Theatre in the Studio Theatre in Jones Hall at Meredith College in Raleigh).

Nov. 12: “‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Tour 2014,featuring Season 11 top 10 finalists (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Nov. 12-16: “Treasure Island” (Louisburg College Drama in the Norris Theatre at Louisburg College in Louisburg).

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Nov. 13-15: “Crooked” (Skydive Productions and Common Ground Theatre’s Small Series, presented in conjunction with Ladies of Triangle Theatre, at Common Ground Theatre in Durham). McDowell Preview.

Nov. 13-16: “Little Shop of Horrors” (William Peace Theatre in Leggett Theatre in Main Building at William Peace University in Raleigh).

Nov. 13-16: “The Maltese Bodkin” (hiSTORYstage Theatre Company at North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre).

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Nov. 13-16, 20-23: “The Perfect Detonator,” adapted by Jody McAuliffe from “The Secret Agent” by Joseph Conrad (Duke Theater Studies in Sheafer Lab Theater on Duke University’s West Campus in Durham). Keravuori and Galle Review.

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Nov. 14: Stephen King, John Mellencamp, and T Bone Burnett’sGhost Brothers Of Darkland County,” starring Billy Burke and Gina Gershon (AEG Live at the Durham Performing Arts Center).

Nov. 14: “GRITS (Girls Raised in the South): The Musical” (Allen de Hart Concert Series in the Seby B. Jones Performing Arts Center at Louisburg College in Louisburg).

Nov. 14: “Spencers: Theatre of Illusion” (Cary Arts Center).

Nov. 14-15: “Into the Woods” (Stars Theater and Arts Center in Fuquay-Varina).

Nov. 14-15, 20-23: “It’s a Wonderful Life” (Harnett Regional Theatre in Stewart Theater in Dunn). Potter Review.

Nov. 14-15, 21-22: “The Watsons Go to Birmingham — 1963” (Durham Family Theatre at the Hayti Heritage Center in Durham).

Nov. 14-16, 21-22: “Wait Until Dark” (Neuse Little Theatre in “The Hut” [American Legion Log Cabin] in Smithfield). Potter Review.

Nov. 14-17: “Carrie: The Musical” (Pauper Players in Historic Playmakers Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Nov. 15: “The Chuckle & Chortle Comedy Show,” hosted by Michelle Maclay (The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Nov. 15-16: “N.C. Comicon 2014” (The Carolina Theatre in Durham)

Nov. 15-16: “Swing! Swing! Swing!” (Duke Opera Workshop and Duke Jazz Ensemble in Baldwin Auditorium on Duke University’s East Campus).

Nov. 13-17: “No Exit” (The LAB! Theatre in Room 103 of the UNC-Chapel Hill Center for Dramatic Art).

Nov. 18-23: Rodgers & Hammerstein’sCinderella” (Durham Performing Arts Center’s SunTrust Broadway Series). McDowell Preview. Atkinson Review. Potter Review.

Nov. 19: “‘Ask Me Another’ Live Taping,” hosted by Ophira Eisenberg, with house musician Jonathan Coulton and special guest The Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle (The Carolina Theatre in Durham).

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Nov. 20-24: “Johnny Johnson” (Kenan Theatre Company in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill). Keravuori and Galle Preview. Keravuori and Galle Review.

Nov. 21: “Impossibilities: An Evening of Magic, Mind Reading, and Mayhem” (Garner Performing Arts Center).

Nov. 21-22: “Tar Heel Tales” (Cary Playwrights’ Forum at The Cary Theater).

Nov. 21-23: “A Century of Service: Rotary in Raleigh 1914-2014A Century of Service: Rotary in Raleigh 1914-2014,” an original dramatization by Ian L. Finley (Burning Coal Theatre Company in the Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh).

Nov. 21-23: Irving Berlin’sWhite Christmas: The Musical” (Benson Little Theatre in W.J. Barefoot Auditorium in Benson).

Nov. 22: Kathleen Madigan (The Carolina Theatre in Durham).

Nov. 22: No Shame Theatre – Carrboro (No Shame Theatre – Carrboro at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Nov. 22: “Return to Ray’s Diner” (Transactors Improv Company at Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

Nov. 23: “Studio A Acting Company and Movie Makers Student Showcase” (Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

Nov. 28-30; Dec. 5-7, 12-14, 19-21, 23-24: “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical” (Broadway Series South in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh).

Nov. 29: “SuperFun Show: Farmer Jason” (The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Nov. 29: “Thanks for the Laughs” (Raleigh’s Village Idiots at North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theater).

Nov. 29: “Transactors Improv: For Families!” (Transactors Improv Company at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

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