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Durang/Durang

“Durang/Durang” Is Whimsy Hilariously Run Amok

” Durang/Durang,” an evening of short plays by Christopher Durang (“Beyond Therapy”), is whimsy run hilariously amok — a sublimely silly 2012-13 season opener for Raleigh, NC-based Bare Theatre, which performed these six wacky one-acts July 19-22 in Burning Coal Theatre Company’s Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh and will conclude their two-week, two-city run on July 26-29 at Common Ground Theatre in Durham.

“Durang/Durang” Showcases the Quirky Comedies of Christopher Durang in Six Sassy One-Act Plays

Raleigh, NC-based Bare Theatre will kick off its 2012-13 season with “Durang/Durang,” a provocative 1994 selection of six wild-and-crazy one-act plays by Christopher Durang, on July 19-22 in Burning Coal Theatre Company‘s Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh and on July 26-29 at Common Ground Theatre in Durham. Guest director Olivia Griego cautions, “This show is for mature audiences only. There is a lot of adult material and content.”

"One Night of Absolute Dismay: A Night of Contemporary Short Plays" runs Feb. 16-19 and 23-26 at Common Ground Theatre (photo by Jason Bailey)

“One Night of Absolute Dismay” Is a Collection of One-Act Plays by Contemporary Playwrights

Bare Theatre’s third annual collection of one-act plays, “One Night of Absolute Dismay: A Night of Contemporary Short Plays,” tackles “23 dysfunctional relationships. 12 characters. 4 shows. One night of absolute dismay.”