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March 2015 Triangle Theater Calendar

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for March 2015. 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.)

March 1: “Always, Patsy Cline,” starring Diane Bailey and Amy Langdon (Harnett Regional Theatre in the Stewart Theater in Dunn).

March 1: Harlem Globetrotters (PNC Arena in Raleigh).

March 1: Verdi’s La Traviata” (North Carolina Opera in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

March 1: “Much Ado About Nothing” (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre, preseented as part of the “Wherefore: Shakespeare in Raleigh” series). Keravuori and Galle Review.

March 1: “The Pride” (Mortall Coile Theatre Company at North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre).

March 1: “The Secret Garden” (Applause! Cary Youth Theatre at the Cary Arts Center in Cary).

March 1: Aquila Theatre:Wuthering Heights” (N.C. State University Center Stage in the Titmus Theatre in Frank Thompson Hall at NCSU in Raleigh). McDowell Preview.

March 1; March 3-8, 10-15: “An Enemy of the People” (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre in the UNC-Chapel Hill Center for Dramatic Art). McDowell Preview.

March 1; March 4-8, 11-15, 18-21: “Journey’s End” (Deep Dish Theater Company in Chapel Hill). McQuillan Review.

March 1; March 5-7: “Elevator” and “Contractions” (Common Wealth Endeavors at Common Ground Theatre in Durham). Keravuori and Galle Review. Potter Review.

March 1; March 5-8, 12-15: “Ring of Fire” (Temple Theatre in Sanford).

March 1-2: “As You Like It” (Kenan Theatre Company in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill).

March 3-8, 10-15: UniverSoul Circus (UniverSoul Circus at the Walnut Creek Amphitheatre Circus Grounds in Raleigh).

March 4: Theatre IV:Jack and the Beanstalk” (The Carolina Theatre of Durham’s BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina Arts Discovery Educational Series).

March 5: “The Sing-Off Live Tour: The Ultimate Evening of A Cappella,” featuring group’s from NBC’s hit TV show, including VoicePlay, Street Corner Symphony, The Exchange, and The Melodores from Vanderbilt University (The Sing-Off Live Tour in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

March 6: “Broadway Voices: Alli Mauzey” (Garner Performing Arts Center).

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March 6-8, 11-15, 19-22: “The Velveteen Rabbit” (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre). Potter Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

March 7: TheatreworksUSA:Charlotte’s Web” (Johnston Community College Performing Arts Series in Paul A. Johnston Auditorium in Smithfield).

March 7: “Oh Deer!” (Raleigh Little Theatre’s Storytellers to Go! at West Regional Library in Cary).

March 10: Bright Star Touring Theatre:Aesop’s Fables” (The Carolina Theatre of Durham’s BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina Arts Discovery Educational Series).

The Durham Performing Arts Center will present "Kinky Boots" on March 10-15 as part of its SunTrust Broadway Series

The Durham Performing Arts Center will present “Kinky Boots” on March 10-15 as part of its SunTrust Broadway Series

March 10-15: “Kinky Boots” (Durham Performing Arts Center’s SunTrust Broadway Series). McDowell Preview. Gephart Review. Potter Review.

March 10-15: “Peter and the Starcatcher” (Broadway Series South and North Carolina Theatre in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium). McDowell Preview. McDowell Review.

March 12-14: “Mr. Marmalade” (One Song Productions at Common Ground Theatre in Durham). Keravuori and Preview. Potter Review.

March 13-15, 20-22: “Redbird: One Act Play Festival by N.C. Writers,” featuring plays by Howard L. Craft, Marianne Gingher and Debby Seabrooke, Dana Coen, Michael Smith, and Jane Holding (ArtsCenter Stage at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro). Keravuori and Galle Review.

March 13-15, 20-22, 27-29: “The Children’s Hour” (North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theater). Keravuori and Galle Review. Potter Review.

March 14: “SuperFun Show: Animalia” (Hobey Ford’s Golden Rod Puppets at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

March 14: “The Chuckle & Chortle Comedy Show,” hosted by Michelle Maclay (The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

March 14: “Oh Deer!” (Raleigh Little Theatre’s Storytellers to Go! at Halle Cultural Arts Center in Apex).

March 14: “The Open Door” (Dee Dee Hedgepeth in Seby Jones Auditorium at St. Augustine’s University in Raleigh).

March 14: “Transactors Improv: For Families!” (Transactors Improv Company at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

March 15: “ The Art of Parody: Durang Sends Up Tennessee Williams” (Act One Act Now at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

March 15: “Unknown Soldiera staged reading of an original play written and directed by Al Singer and starring Paul Paliyenko, Christine Rogers, David Ring, Olivia Griego, and Al Singer (Burning Coal Theatre Company in Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh, presented as part of Burning Coal’s “New Works Series“).

March 17: “Dr. Kaboom: It’s Just Rocket Science” (The Carolina Theatre of Durham’s BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina Arts Discovery Educational Series).

March 17: Bo Burnham (AEG Live and The Carolina Theatre of Durham at The Carolina Theatre).

March 19: “Dancing with the Doctor,” a live performance and continuation of Sarah Anne Johnson’s project “House on Fire” (CAM Raleigh).

March 19: “Improv Percolator,” featuring Danny Canoe, Bone Cracker, and Improv Evolution (Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

March 19-21: “The 39 Steps” (The LAB! Theatre in Gerrard Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).

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March 19-21, 26-28; April 2-4: “Measure for Measure” (Bare Theatre at the Varsity Theatre in Chapel Hill, presented as part of the “Wherefore: Shakespeare in Raleigh” series). Keravuori and Galle Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

March 19-21, 26-29; April 1-4: “Paris ’76: An Original Cabaret” (Manbites Dog Theater in Durham). Gephart Review.

March 20: The Celtic Tenors (Cary Arts Center, presented as part of the Marvelous Music Mainstage Series).

March 20: “Mr. Blue Shoes” (Cary Arts Center, presented as part of the Marvelous Music Family Series).

March 20: “The Original Stars from ‘American Bandstand’,” hosted by Fabian and starring 1960s legends Shirley Alston Reeves, Brian Hyland, The Chiffons, David Somerville, and Johnny Tillotson (Broadway Series South in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

March 20: “Ray’s Diner” (Transactors Improv Company at Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

March 20: “Yesterday & Today: An Interactive Beatles Tribute” (The Clayton Center).

March 20-21: “ARTVSM in Performance: Cristo Negro: Diablo Blancoby Pierce Freelon, with Herrison Chicas, Saul Flores, and Gustavo and Jairo Esquina de la Espada (The Process Series in Swain Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).

March 20-21: “Disney Live! Mickey’s Magic Show” (Durham Performing Arts Center).

March 20-22: “Terminus” (Company Carolina in the West End Theatre at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

March 21: “A Gala in Two Acts” (annual fundraiser) (Burning Coal Theatre Company in Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh).

March 21: “The Sapphire Ball! A VaudeVillain Revue Special Event” (VaudeVillain Revue at Motorco Music Hall in Durham).

March 21: Third Date Improv (Third Date Improv at Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

March 22: “Get the Led Out” (Durham Performing Arts Center).

March 24: “The Australian Bee Gees Show” (Durham Performing Arts Center).

March 26-28: “Duke Players Lab Theater: ‘Eurydice’” (Duke Players in Brody Theater on Duke University’s East Campus in Durham).

March 26-29: “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” (William Peace Theatre in Leggett Theatre in Main Building at William Peace University in Raleigh). Keravuori and Galle Review.

March 26-29: Gilbert & Sullivan’sUtopia Limited” (Durham Savoyards at The Carolina Theatre in Durham). Keravuori and Galle Review.

March 26-29; April 1-4: “Recall” (Tiny Engine Theatre at Common Ground Theatre in Durham). Keravuori and Galle Review. Potter Review.

March 26-29; April 2-5, 9-12: “The Fox on the Fairway” (Temple Theatre in Sanford). Keravuori and Galle Review.

March 27: “Katt Williams: Born Again… Again” (PNC Arena in Raleigh).

March 27-28: “Women at Work Playwriting Festival” (Meredith College in Carswell Concert Hall in Raleigh).

March 27-29: “The Drowsy Chaperone” (Company Carolina in Historic Playmakers Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill).

March 27-29: “Etchings in Stone: Memories of North Carolina’s Vietnam Veterans” (N.C. Museum of History, presented in partnership with the North Carolina Vietnam Veterans Inc., in Raleigh).

March 27-29: “Stomp” (Durham Performing Arts Center). McDowell Preview. Langley Review.

March 27-29; April 2-5, 10-12: “Regrets Only” (Theatre in the Park in the Ira David Wood III Pullen Park Theatre in Raleigh). Potter Review.

March 27-29; April 8-12, 15-19: “The Burial at Thebes, a version of Sophocles’ “Antigone” by Seamus Heaney (University Theatre at N.C. State in the Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre in Frank Thompson Hall in Raleigh).

March 28: “Culture Mill’s Launch Party,” featuring performances by Kaira Ba, Pierce Freelon, MAJO LOVO, Real.Live.People.Durham, Direwolf, VECTOR, and Jennifer Curtis, plus puppets by Paperhand Puppet Intervention (Culture Mill at the Haw River Ballroom in Saxapahaw).

March 28: No Shame Theatre – Carrboro (No Shame Theatre at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

March 29: “The Mermaid,” staged reading of a play written by David Brendan Hopes and directed by Samaria McKenzie (Playground and The ArtsCenter of Carrboro, presented at The ArtsCenter as part of the center’s “Almost Ready” series).

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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