This week features two site-specific works in the Triangle: Burning Coal’s annual pilgrimage to Oakwood Cemetery in “Oakwood 2017: Immigrants,” and Bartlett Theatre’s adaptation of the Chekhov classic, “The Seagull.”
It’s time to enjoy your theatre outside!
Curious Accidents and Unintended Consequences (CLOSING) – May 12 – 20, Research Triangle High School, RTP – Flying Machine Theatre Co. is back in action to present a full-length work of improvisation completely devised on the spot and that will be different every night
Hunchback (CLOSING) – May 11 – 20, Walltown Children’s Theatre, Durham – Little Green Pig’s latest original production concerns a Swedish pop band impersonating horribly disfigured 19th century aristocrats in an effort to determine what is ugly, along with a group of 21st century hipsters attempting to discover what is beauty
Oakwood 2017: Immigrants! (ONE WEEK ONLY) – May 19 – 21, Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh – Burning Coal takes visitors on a tour through history and introduces them to some of the notable personalities buried there; this year focuses on immigrants
A Piece of My Heart (CLOSING) – May 5 – 21, Raleigh Little Theatre, Raleigh – RLT’s Women in War series presents Shirley Lauro’s powerful true drama about six women who went to Vietnam, exploring their lives before, during and after the conflict
The Seagull (OPENING) – May 21 – 29, 5612 Cabe Ford Rd., Durham – Bartlett Theatre invites audiences to the homestead of the company’s artistic director, a country farmhouse that serves as the setting for Anya Reiss’ adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s seminal 1896 drama
Straight White Men – May 12 – 28, Sonorous Road Theatre, Raleigh – The final production in Sonorous Road’s original location comes from provocateur Young Jean Lee and centers around three brothers visiting their father in the Midwest over holiday and coming to terms with identity and privilege
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