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June 2015 Triangle Theater Calendar

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

June 2, 16: “The Little Red Hen” (Carolina Puppet Theatre at the Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

June 2-7: “Newsies” (Durham Performing Arts Center’s SunTrust Broadway Series). McDowell Preview. McDowell Review. Potter Review.

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June 3, 6, 10, 12, 14: “Born Yesterday” (University Theatre at N.C. State in Titmus Theatre in NCSU’s Frank Thompson Hall, presented as part of TheatreFest 2015). Vesper and Benrud Review.

June 3-6: “And the Ass Saw the Angel,” world premiere of John Fidel Justice and Jaybird O’Berski’s adaptation of Nick Cave’s cult novel (Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern at Manbites Dog Theater in Durham, presented as part of Manbites Dog’s “Other Voices Series”). Potter Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

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June 3-7: “Pump Boys and Dinettes” (Theatre Raleigh’s Hot Summer Nights Series in the Kennedy Theater in Raleigh). Potter Review.

University Theatre at N.C. State will present “Side by Side by Sondheim” on June 7, 13, and 17-21 in Titmus Theatre in NCSU’s Frank Thompson Hall as part of TheatreFest 2015 (photo by Ron Foreman)

University Theatre at N.C. State will present “Side by Side by Sondheim” on June 7, 13, and 17-21 in Titmus Theatre in NCSU’s Frank Thompson Hall as part of TheatreFest 2015 (photo by Ron Foreman)

June 4-5, 7, 13, 17-21: “Side by Side by Sondheim” (University Theatre at N.C. State in Titmus Theatre in NCSU’s Frank Thompson Hall, presented as part of TheatreFest 2015). Keravuori and Galle Review.

June 4-6: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (Seed Art Share and Raleigh Little Theatre in the Raleigh Rose Garden, presented as part of the “Wherefore: Shakespeare in Raleigh” series).

June 5-6: “A Hairy Tale” (Stars Youth Theatre at the Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

June 5-6: “Hansel and Gretel” (Stars Youth Theatre at the Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

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June 5-6: “Last of the Red Hot Lovers” (Neuse Little Theatre in “The Hut” [American Legion Log Cabin] in Smithfield). Potter Review.

June 5-7: “Jane Austen Drinks the Young Wine” (Cary Playwrights’ Forum at the Cary Arts Center).

June 5-7: “Sesame Street Live: Make a New Friend!” (PNC Arena in Raleigh).

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June 5-7, 11-14, 19-21: “Equivocation” (Theatre in the Park in the Ira David Wood III Pullen Park Theatre in Raleigh, presented as part of the “Wherefore: Shakespeare in Raleigh” series). Benrud Review.

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June 5-7, 12-14: “Love, Loss, and What I Wore” (North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theater and Actors Comedy Lab at NRACT).

June 6: “The Monti Season Finale,” hosted by Jeff Polish and featuring storytellers Ari Medoff, Emilia Beskind, Lisa Sorg, and Sasha Seymore (The Monti at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

June 11: “Improv Percolator,” featuring The Students of Open Mind Improv (directed by J. Chachula), Awkward Silence, and Some Assembly (Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

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June 11-14, 18-21, 24-28: “Wait Until Dark” (University Theatre at N.C. State in Kennedy-McIlwee Theatre in NCSU’s Frank Thompson Hall, presented as part of TheatreFest 2015). Vesper and Benrud Review.

June 11-14, 21, 28: “Sea Wall” (Burning Coal Theatre Company at http://burningcoal.org/murphey-school-auditorium in Raleigh, presented as part of Burning Coal’s “Wait Til You See This,” second-stage series).

June 12: “The Crucible” (Field of Dreams Performing Arts Conservatory at 7300 Perry Creek Rd. in Raleigh).

June 12: “Parcours,” imagined by Johanna Rose Burwell and performed by JoRose (Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

The Justice Theater Project will stage "The Color Purple: The Musical" on June 12-14, 19-21, and 26-28

The Justice Theater Project will stage “The Color Purple: The Musical” on June 12-14, 18-21, and 25-28

June 12-14, 18-21, 25-28: “The Color Purple: The Musical” (The Justice Theater Project in Clare Hall in the Catholic Community of St. Francis of Assisi in Raleigh). Kervuori and Galle Review.

June 13: “The Chuckle & Chortle Comedy Show Presents: ‘The Alex Fanning Show’ Live on Stage,” hosted by Alex Fanning and Jack Bowen, with special musical guest Matt Owen and the Eclectic Tuba (The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

June 13: “TAFFY (Transactors for Families)” (Transactors Improv Company at Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

June 13: Stop It, You’re Killing Me!” (Fatmouth Improv at Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

June 14: “Behind the Scenes: An Interview with Anna Burwell and Elizabeth Keckly” (Burwell School Historic Site in Hillsborough).

June 16-17: “A Little Potato and Hard to Peel,” written and performed by David Harrell (Arts Access, Inc. at CAM Raleigh in Raleigh). To read SECOND OPINION about this show, click here. [NEW LISTING.]

June 17, 19-20, 25, 27: “Dark Vanilla Jungle” (Burning Coal Theatre Company at http://burningcoal.org/murphey-school-auditorium in Raleigh, presented as part of Burning Coal’s “Wait Til You See This,” second-stage series)

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June 17-21, 24-28: “A Few Good Men” (Theatre Raleigh’s Hot Summer Nights Series in the Kennedy Theater in Raleigh). Vesper and Benrud Review.

June 18: “‘Weird Al’ Yankovic: The Mandatory World Tour” (Koka Booth Amphitheatre at Regency Park in Cary).

June 18-21: “Happy Birthday, Wanda June” (Run of the Mill Players at The Old Store, 1616 Jordan Dr., in Saxapahaw).

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June 18-21, 25-28: “Harbor Hope,” a new one-act play written by Debra Kaufman and directed by Joshua Benjamin (PlayGround: A Theatre Cooperative and Common Ground Theatre at CGT in Durham). Keravuori and Galle Review.

June 19: “An Evening of Broadway” (North Carolina Symphony at Koka Booth Amphitheatre at Regency Park in Cary). Vesper Review.

June 19-20: “FOOL MOON: Stand-Up Comedy (Matt White and Friends)” (Moonlight Stage Company at 1304 Paddock Dr. in Raleigh).

June 19-20, 26-27: “The Red Velvet Cake War” (Stars Theater and Arts Center in Fuquay-Varina).

June 19-21: “ Redux – 10th Anniversary Show!,” featuring original works by Paul Baerman, John Boni, Mark Cornell, Steve Gallagher, B Holroyd, John Paul Middlesworth, Paul Newell, and Ken Wolpert (Playwrights Roundtable at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

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June 19-21, 25-28: “Macbeth” (Bare Theatre in Raleigh Little Theatre’s Louise “Scottie” Stephenson Amphitheatre, presented as part of the “Wherefore: Shakespeare in Raleigh” series). Benrud Review. Keravuori and Galle Review.

June 22: “The Man’s Guide to Writing Love Letters: Is Sex the Only Thing on a Man’s Mind?,” a one-man reader’s theater presentation by Ira Knight (The Oasis in Carr Mill in Carrboro).

June 23: “2015 Cantey Awards Night,” hosted by Rod and Nancy Rich and Tony Hefner (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre).

June 24: “The Monti StorySLAM — Theme: Mishaps & Blunders” (The Monti at Motorco Music Hall in Durham).

June 27: No Shame Theatre – Carrboro (No Shame Theatre at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

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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