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August 2019 Triangle Theater Calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for the entire month of August 2019. If your productions are not listed in this calendar, please e-mail the SHOW TITLE(S), DATE(S), LOCATION(S), and the name of the PRESENTER(S) to, and be sure to e-mail all your news releases and publicity PHOTOS — with CAPTIONS and PHOTO CREDITS — to that address. (Our “snail mail” address is Triangle Review, 1828 Honeysuckle Road #13, Raleigh, NC 27609-6220.)

Aug. 1-3: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (One Song Productions at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Aug. 1-3: Twelfth Night (Temple Theatre of Sanford’s 7th grade-adult Shakespeare Intensive).

Aug. 1-3: The Wizard of Oz (Carolina Youth Theatre at The Clayton Center in Clayton).

Aug. 2-3: Enchanted Sleeping Beauty (ARClitE’s Spotlight Theatre at the Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Aug. 2-4, 9-11, 16-18, 23-25; Aug. 30-Sept. 2; Sept. 13-15, 20-22, 27-29: We Are Here (Paperhand Puppet Intervention in the Forest Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Aug. 7-11, 14-18: The Bridges of Madison County (Theatre Raleigh in the Kennedy Theatre in Raleigh, presented as part of Theatre Raleigh‘s 2019 Summer Series). Benrud Review. Potter Review.

Aug. 9: Arrival from Sweden: The Music of ABBA (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Aug. 9-11: Frozen Jr. (Session II) (Temple Theatre of Sanford’s Musical Theatre Conservatory).

Aug. 9-11: Urinetown: The Musical (Chapel Hill School of Musical Arts at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Aug. 10: Get the Led Out: The American Led Zeppelin (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Aug. 14: Happy Dan the Magic Man (Wake Forest Renaissance Centre in Wake Forest).

Aug. 16: Comedy Night with Mettlesome (Improv) (Mettlesome Tourco at The Cary Theater in Cary).

Aug. 16: Life as We Know It (Full Nelson Theater at the Robert and Pearl Seymour Center in Chapel Hill).

Aug. 16-17: Valkyrie (Solace Theatre at the Garner Performing Arts Center in Garner).

Aug. 16-18, 22-25; Aug. 29-Sept. 1; Sept. 5-8: A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre). Benrud Review. Simmons Review.

Aug. 17: LUEWWD XVII (LUEWWD [League of Upper Extremity Wrestling Women of Durham] at Motorco Music Hall in Durham).

Aug. 17: Michael Reno Harrell & Doug MacLeod (Six String Presents at The Cary Theater in Cary).

Aug. 17-18: Life as We Know It (Full Nelson Theater at the Carrboro Century Center in Carrboro).

Aug. 17-18: A Night of the Unexpected: The Lesson by Eugene Ionesco and Bobby Gould in Hell by David Mamet (Actors Training Ground at Raleigh ACT at 7319 Six Forks Rd. in Raleigh).

Aug. 18: Game Grumps Live! The Final Party (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Aug. 21-25: No Fear and Blues Long Gone: Nina Simone, a world premiere written by Howard L. Craft directed by Kathryn Hunter-Williams, and starring Yolanda Rabun (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill). Vesper and Benrud Review.

Aug. 22: The Monti StorySLAM: Unpopular Opinions, hosted by Carter Kersh (The Monti at Motorco Music Hall in Durham).

Aug. 23-25: Strike Up the Band (White Iris Light Opera in Jones Auditorium at Meredith College in Raleigh).

Aug. 24: An R-Rated Magic Show (Grant Freeman in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh). Benrud Review,

Aug. 31: No Shame Theatre (No Shame Theatre – Carrboro at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Aug. 31: The Summer L.O.V.E. Show (Keith Daniel Productions at The Cary Theater in Cary).


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 and typing SUBSCRIBE TR in the Subject: line.) McDowell also maintains a FREE list of movie sneak previews. (To subscribe, e-mail and type SUBSCRIBE FFL FREE in the Subject: line.)

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