With a relatively quiet week of live theatre in store, this makes the perfect time to make one of those shows you haven’t gotten to yet – or try a performance or a company that is entirely new to you!
An Enemy of the People – Feb. 25 – Mar. 15, Paul Green Theatre, UNC, Chapel Hill – Playmakers Repertory opens Arthur Miller’s adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s classic take on one man’s stand against corruption
Elevator + Contractions (CLOSING) – Feb. 19 – Mar. 7, Common Ground Theatre, Durham – Common Wealth Endeavors presents a double bill: in New Zealand playwright Jess Sayer’s “Elevator,” three women with three secrets are trapped in a broken elevator; the UK’s Mike Bartlett serves up the dark comedy “Contractions,” in which an office relationship navigates the grey area between romance and breach of contract
Habitus (OPENING, pictured above) – Mar. 5 – 14, Cordoba Center for the Arts, Durham – VECTOR performance company uses highly physical, detailed movement and cutting-edge motion tracking video technology to explore aggression and violence in our lives, and how much we willingly accept
Journey’s End – Feb. 27 – Mar. 21, Deep Dish Theatre, Chapel Hill – R.C. Sheriff’s own experiences in World War I are reflected in this story of a group of young soldiers hunkered down in the trenches awaiting a rumored German assault
The Velveteen Rabbit (OPENING) – Mar. 6 – 22, Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre, Raleigh Little Theatre, Raleigh – Margery Williams’ beloved children’s classic about a toy rabbit that wants to become real comes to life onstage in this James Still adaptation
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