Sure, you COULD stay at home and watch Netflix this weekend…again. Or you could get out of the house and experience some of the excellent live theatre going on in the Triangle!
There are a couple of new works in progress that see staged reading/workshop, some exciting new openings, and several plays that close out this weekend. Here’s your at-a-glance guide:
Debris – Deep Dish Theater’s New Play Workshop presents Katja Hill’s Debris, this weekend only in Chapel Hill
The Divine Sister – Actor’s Comedy Lab and Raleigh Little Theatre serve up Charles Busch’s outrageous comic homage to nearly every Hollywood nun flick, opening this weekend
The Electric Baby – Burning Coal’s Second Stage Series takes up Stefanie Zadravec’s contemporary folklore in which a disparate group of people come together to care for a magical dying baby, wrapping up this weekend in Raleigh
I Love My Hair When It’s Good: & Then Again When It Looks Defiant and Impressive – Chaunesti Webb’s hit about African American women and the relationships they have with each other and their hair returns to Manbites Dog for an encore run, opening this weekend in Durham
The Pelican – Owl Tree Theatre Theater for the People presents a new work about the war on terror by Jesse Lowe, closing out this weekend at The Green Monkey in Raleigh
Rwanda – Carrboro’s ArtsCenter and Playground Lab present a staged reading of a new work by Steve Gallagher that revisits the genocide 20 years later, part of the “Almost Ready” series, Jan. 19 only
Seascape – South Stream Productions’ sophomore presentation is Edward Albee’s absurdist beach narrative in which a recently retired couple encounter a couple of lizards, in its last weekend at Common Ground Theatre in Durham
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