A Republican senator and a one-inch mound of flesh. This week’s openings allow a peek into family values, faith, and friendship…or the hottest transgender cabaret on Broadway.
It’s all right here in the Triangle:
The God Game (OPENING) – Feb. 3 – 19, Sonorous Road, Raleigh – Politics, family, and faith create a crisis of conviction for a Republican senator when confronted with the return of a long-absent family friend in Suzanne Bradbeer’s contemporary drama
Hedwig and the Angry Inch (ONE WEEK ONLY, pictured above) – Jan. 31 – Feb. 5, DPAC, Durham – The gender-bending Tony Award-winning rock opera from John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask roars into Durham for one week only
Heisenberg (CLOSING) – Jan. 19 – Feb. 5, Burning Coal Theatre, Raleigh – A woman spots an older man at a train station and the two find an unexpected and unlikely connection in Simon Stephens’ 2015 play
Intimate Apparel – Jan. 25 – Feb. 12, Paul Green Theatre, UNC, Chapel Hill – Lynn Nottage’s 2003 drama takes the Playmakers stage with the story of an in-demand black seamstress in 1905 New York who contemplates love, life, and dreams of her own business while sewing delicates for the elite white upper-class
Soar! The Hero Pigeons of WWI – Jan. 7 – Mar. 4 (weekly on Saturdays), this week at the West Regional Library, Cary – Raleigh Little Theatre’s Storytellers to Go commemorate 100 years since the United States’ entrance into World War I with a family-friendly story of a unit trapped behind enemy lines who were saved by a wounded carrier pigeon
The Sunshine Boys (CLOSING) – Jan. 28 – Feb. 4, Garner Performing Arts Center, Garner – Garner’s Towne Players present Neil Simon’s 1972 Tony Award-nominated comedy about an aging vaudeville duo’s rocky reunion for a TV special
Above Photo: Euan Morton in “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” photo by Joan Marcus
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