July 2019 Triangle Theater Calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for the entire month of July 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 RobertM748@aol.com, 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.)

July 5-7: Bring It On: The Musical (North Carolina Theatre Conservatory in the Leggett Theater in Main Building at William Peace University in Raleigh).

July 5-7: Taylor Williamson (Raleigh Improv in Cary).

July 9: Latin History for Morons, written and performed by John Leguizamo (Durham Performing Arts Center).

July 10: Deck the Hallmark Podcast: Christmas in July 2019 Live Tour (Raleigh Improv in Cary).

July 10-14, 17-21: I Am My Own Wife, directed by Jesse R. Gephart and starring David Henderson as Charlotte von Mahlsdorf (Theatre Raleigh in the Kennedy Theatre in Raleigh, presented as part of Theatre Raleigh‘s 2019 Summer Series). Phantom Review. Potter Review.

July 11-14: NC 10 by 10: A Festival of 10-Minute Plays (OdysseyStage Theatre and the Cary Playwrights’ Forum at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

July 12: That Which We Call a Rose … in Space (North Carolina Women’s Theatre Festival in N.C. State University’s Frank Thompson Hall [Studio Theatre 220] in Raleigh]), presented as part of the WTFringe.

July 12-14: Band Geeks (Temple Theatre of Sanford’s Teen Musical Theatre Conservatory).

July 12-14: Deon Cole (Raleigh Improv in Cary).

July 12-14: The Miss Firecracker Contest (Chatham Community Players in the Sweet Bee Theater in Pittsboro).

July 12-14: Women’s Theatre Festival 2019 (North Carolina Women’s Theatre Festival at various locations).

July 12-14, 19-21, 26-28: Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, starring Connie McCoy (North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre).

July 13: “Weird Al” Yankovic: The Strings Attached Tour, with the North Carolina Symphony (Koka Booth Amphitheater in Regency Park in Cary).

July 13: What If I’m the Becky? (North Carolina Women’s Theatre Festival at Burning Coal Theatre Company‘s Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh, presented as part of the WTFringe).

July 17-21, 24-28: Bright Star (PlayMakers Repertory Company’s Summer Youth Conservatory in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill).

July 18-20: NC 10 by 10: A Festival of 10-Minute Plays (OdysseyStage Theatre and the Cary Playwrights’ Forum at The Cary Theater).

July 19-21: The Little Mermaid (Pittsboro Youth Theater in the Sweet Bee Theater in Pittsboro).

July 19-21: Nicole Byer (Raleigh Improv in Cary).

July 19-21, 26-28: Antigone (Raleigh Little Theatre’s Teens on Stage and Teens Backstage in RLT‘s Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre).

July 20: 85 South Show Live (NS2, Live Nation, and The Carolina Theatre of Durham at The Carolina Theatre).

July 23-28: Annie (North Carolina Theatre in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium). Langley Review. Simmons Review. Potter Review.

July 25: Noir at the Bar Hillsborough: Books, Booze, and Broken Promises, hosted by Tracey Reynolds and Eryk Pruitt and featuring murder and crime stories by Jen Conley, Suzanne Crain Miller, J.G. Hetherton, Eryk Pruitt, Judy Marie, Erik Arneson, Angel Colon, and S.A.Cosby (Yonder: Southern Cocktails & Brew in Hillsborough). Vesper and Benrud Review.

July 26-27: Pauly Shore (Raleigh Improv in Cary).

July 26-27; Aug. 1-3: The Wizard of Oz (Carolina Youth Theatre at The Clayton Center in Clayton).

July 26-28: Disney’s Frozen Jr. (2019 Summer Workshop) (Harnett Regional Theatre at the Stewart Theater in Dunn). Potter Review.

July 27: ShakesQueer: A Staged Reading (Bare Theatre at Imurj in Raleigh).

July 31-Aug. 3: Twelfth Night (Temple Theatre of Sanford’s 7th grade-adult Shakespeare Intensive).

CALENDAR EDITOR:

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.)

By Robert W. McDowell

Robert W. McDowell is a Raleigh, NC-based freelance writer, editor, and critic. He has written theater, film, book, and music previews and reviews for The News & Observer, The Raleigh Times, Spectator Magazine, and Classical Voice of North Carolina, all based in Raleigh. In 1980-91, he covered business, industry, government, and education for (We the People of) North Carolina magazine, published monthly by N.C. Citizens for Business and Industry. In April 2001, McDowell started Robert's Reviews, a FREE weekly e-mail newsletter that provides comprehensive, in-depth coverage of the performing arts in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina, which includes Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, and Carrboro. Triangle Review is the latest-and-greatest version of McDowell's original newsletter. (To start your FREE subscription, e-mail robertm748[at]aol.com and type SUBSCRIBE TR in the Subject: line.) From December 1980 until September 2017, McDowell served on the board of directors of The Cinema, Inc., a Raleigh-based nonprofit film society formed in 1966. He currently publishes a weekly list of FREE advance screenings of movies in the Triangle area. (To have your e-mail address added to this FREE list, e-mail robertm748[at]aol.com and type SUBSCRIBE FFL FREE in the Subject: line.) McDowell also co-edited and supervised the production of Jim Valvano's Guide to Great Eating (JTV Enterprises, 1984), a 224-page sports celebrity cookbook; and he served as a fact checker for Valvano: They Gave Me a Lifetime Contract, and Then They Declared Me Dead (Pocket Books, 1991).