September 2019 Triangle Theater Calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for the entire month of September 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.)

Sept. 1: Craig Robinson (Raleigh Improv).

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

Sept. 1-2, 13-15, 20-22, 27-29: We Are Here (Paperhand Puppet Intervention in the Forest Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Sept. 4-8, 11-15: The Scottsboro Boys (Theatre Raleigh in the Kennedy Theatre in Raleigh, presented as part of Theatre Raleigh‘s 2019 Summer Series). Benrud Review. Potter Review. Vesper Review.

Sept. 5-7, 12-14, 19-21: Heads Will Roll, directed by Dana Marks, Jaybird O’Berski, and Ellen Hemphill and featuring Marks, O’Berski, Jeff Alguire, Kimmy Fiorentino, Mick Foley, Sav Jones, Simon Kaplan, Dan Oliver, Laura Parker, Cuquis Robledo, Esther Vaknin-Sober, and Howard Wood (Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern at West Point on the Eno in Durham).

Sept. 5-8: A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre). Benrud Review. Simmons Review.

Sept. 6: With Love, Marilyn: A Musical Journey, starring Erin Sullivan (Temple Theatre of Sanford).

Sept. 6-8: We Are Here (Paperhand Puppet Intervention at the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh).

Sept. 7: Family-Friendly Transactors Improv: Pets: Puppies, Parrots, and Pigs (Transactors Improv Company at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Sept. 8: 2019 Pietzsch Awards (Cary Players at the <The Cary Theater in Cary).

Sept. 11-15, 17-20, 22, 24-27, 29: Native Son (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill). Potter Review. Rich Review.

Sept. 12-14: On Golden Pond (Stageworks Theatre at the Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Sept. 12-15, 19-22, 26-29: Oliver! (Temple Theatre of Sanford).

Sept. 13: The Monti: On the Edge (The Monti at The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

Sept. 13: Space Force! (improvised series) (Transactors Improv Company at the Monkey Bottom Collaborative in Durham).

Sept. 13: Two Flew Over the Coo-Coo’s Nest (Brian Davis at Imurj in Raleigh).

Sept. 13-14, 19-20: Sweet Mama Stringbean: The Life & Times of Ethel Waters, starring Phyllis (Pia) Morrison, with special guest April “Storm” Perry (Agape Theatre Project at the Hayti Heritage Center in Durham). Benrud Review.

Sept. 13-15, 20-22: Mamma Mia! (The Gallery Players, Inc. at the Paramount Theater in Burlington).

Sept. 13-15, 20-22, 27-29: Inherit the Wind (The Justice Theater Project at the Umstead Park United Church of Christ in Raleigh). O’Connell Review. Vesper Review.

Sept. 13-15, 20-22, 27-29: The Metromaniacs (Honest Pint Theatre Company at North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre in Raleigh). Phantom Review.

Sept. 13-15, 20-22, 27-29: We Are Here (Paperhand Puppet Intervention in the Forest Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Sept. 14: Tom Segura: Take It Down Tour (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Sept. 15: Fever/Dream, a reading of the play by Sheila Callaghan, directed by Marcia Edmundson, and featuring Ben Apple, J Evarts, Mark Filiaci, Emily Levinstone, Chloe Oliver, Dale Wolf, and Adam Sampieri (Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern at Monkey Bottom Collaborative in Durham).

Sept. 15: Legends of the Musical Stage, with guest soloists Tina Morris-Anderson and Rachel Elizabeth Stenbuck (Raleigh Symphony Orchestra in the Cantey V. Sutton Theatre at Raleigh Little Theatre).

Sept. 15: Peppa Pig Live: Peppa Pig’s Adventure! (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Sept. 17: Henry Cho: 2019 Clean Comedy Tour (Temple Theatre of Sanford)

Sept. 18: Happy Dan the Magic Man (Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts in Wake Forest).

Sept. 19-21: On Golden Pond (Stageworks Theatre at the Fuquay-Varina Arts Center in Fuquay-Varina).

Sept. 19: Jimmy Keys: International Musical Comedy Entertainer (Temple Theatre of Sanford).

Sept. 20: After Dark Cabaret with the cast of Oliver! (Temple Theatre of Sanford).

Sept. 20: Jay Leno: The King of Late Night Returns (Durham Performing Arts Center).

Sept. 20: Nate Bargatze: Good Problem To Have (NS2 and The Carolina Theatre of Durham at The Carolina Theatre).

Sept. 20-22, 27-28: Mamma Mia! (Neuse Little Theatre in the “The Hut” [former American Legion Hut] in Smithfield). Rich Review.

Sept. 20-22, 27-29: Steel Magnolias (Forest Moon Theater at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts in Wake Forest).

Sept. 21: The Capitol Steps: The Lyin’ Kings (The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

Sept. 21: No Shame Theatre (No Shame Theatre – Carrboro at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Sept. 21-22: Harry Connick, Jr.: A Celebration of Cole Porter, a Pre-Broadway world premiere (Durham Performing Arts Center).  Noel Review.

Sept. 25-28: Radicackalacky Puppet Convergence 2019 (The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

Sept. 26-29; Oct. 2-6: Our Town (N.C. State University Theatre in NCSU’s Titmus Theatre in Raleigh).

Sept. 26-29; Oct. 3-7, 10-13: The Roommate (Bulldog Ensemble Theater at The Fruit [Durham Fruit and Produce Company] in Durham).

Sept. 27-29: Escape to Freedom 2019: An Interactive Theater Experience (MOJOAA Performing Arts Company in Mordecai Historic Park in Raleigh).

Sept. 27-29; Oct. 3-6, 10-13: Blood at the Root (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre).

Sept. 27-29; Oct. 4-6: Fourth Annual Open Doors Short Play Festival (Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio in Raleigh).

Sept. 27-29; Oct. 4-6: 12 Angry Jurors (Cary Players at the Cary Arts Center in Cary).

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).