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Edited and Published by Robert W. McDowell

July 21, 2022 Issue
PART 1 (July 8, 2022)

A FREE Weekly E-mail Newsletter Covering Theater, Dance, Music, and Film in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill/Carrboro Area of North Carolina Since April 2001.

PART 1A: MASTER CALENDAR, COMPILED BY ROBERT W. McDOWELL

July and August 2022 Theater, Opera, and Dance Calendar

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review's Master Calendar of Events for July and August 2022. If your productions are not listed in this calendar, please e-mail the SHOW TITLE(S), DATE(S), LOCATION(S), and the name of the PRESENTER(S) to RobertM748@aol.com, and be sure to e-mail all your news releases and publicity PHOTOS -- with CAPTIONS and PHOTO CREDITS -- to that address. (Our "snail mail" address is Triangle Review, 2830 Manorcrest Court #442, Raleigh, NC 27609-8702.)

NOW PLAYING:


The Temple Theatre of Sanford's Advanced Teen Musical Theatre Conservatory will perform Bye Bye Birdie, directed by Gavan Pamer, at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 16th

July 16: 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday: Charles Strouse, Lee Adams, and Michael Stewart's Bye Bye Birdie (In Person), directed by Gavan Pamer, with music direction by Alison Lawrence, and starring Eva Ann Rials as Rose Alverez, Huck Borden as Albert Peterson, Ty Shull as Conrad Birdie, Annika Benander as Ursula Merkle, Rylee Duke as Kim MacAfee, Bella Miller as Doris MacAfee, Bryson Lyons as Harry MacAfee, Ethan Martin as Randolph MacAfee, Laci Burt as Mae Peterson, Isaac Barstow as Hugo Peabody, Abigail Pursley as Helen, Ashley Montijo as Nancy, Julia Heifert as Alice/Sad Girl, Maddie Bigham as Margie, Josiah Garrison as Freddie, Jude Stumpf as Karl, Blake Shull as Harvey Johnson, Leah Page as Penelope, Scotland Hawes as Deborah Sue, Kailey Edwards as First Reporter/Mrs. Garfein, Timothy Flowers as Second Reporter/Mr. Johnson, Ephraim Boyte as Mayor/Policemen, Addison Dowdy as Mayor’s Wife, Caitlin Musselwhite as Mrs. Merkle, Lorelei Garrity as Gloria Rasputin, Anne Flowers as Mrs. Miller, Russell Barstow as Mr. Henkel/Train Conductor, and Blake Shull as Harvey Johnson/Policeman, with an Ensemble including Abby Ashley, Russell Barstow, Maddie Bigham, Ephraim Boyte, Addison Dowdy, Kailey Edwards, Anne Flowers, Timothy Flowers, Josiah Garrison, Lorelei Garrity, Hazel Gaspari, Eliza Hage, Scotland Hawes, Julia Heifert, Ashley Montijo, Caitlin Musselwhite, Leah Page, Abigail Pursley, Blake Shull, Jude Stumpf, Jayla Tabora, Addison Tunnard, Emma Watson, and Josiah Watson (Temple Theatre of Sanford's Advanced Teen Musical Theatre Conservatory). VIDEOS: https://www.youtube.com/user/templetheatrenc. 2021-22 MAIN-STAGE SEASON: http://templeshows.com/#mainstage. THE PRESENTER/VENUE: http://templeshows.com/, https://www.facebook.com/TempleTheatreNC, https://www.instagram.com/TempleTheatreNC/, https://twitter.com/TempleTheatreNC/, and https://www.youtube.com/user/templetheatrenc. DIRECTIONS: http://templeshows.com/contact. COVID-19 GUIDELINES: http://templeshows.com/tickets/temple-theatre-covid-guidelines. NOTE: All shows are wheelchair accessible, and there is a hearing-loop system for all devices with a T-coil wireless receiver. THE SHOW: https://www.concordtheatricals.com/p/44595/bye-bye-birdie, https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-show/bye-bye-birdie-2333, http://www.byebyebirdieonbroadway.com/ (2009 Broadway Revival), and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bye_Bye_Birdie. THE SCRIPT (excerpts): https://www.scribd.com/doc/75372644/Bye-Bye-Birdie-Script. NOTE: All shows are wheelchair accessible, and there is a hearing-loop system is available for all devices with T-coil wireless receivers. TICKETS: $15, plus taxes and fees. Click here to buy tickets. GROUP RATES (10+ tickets): http://templeshows.com/tickets#id-928. INFORMATION: 919-774-4155 or boxoffice@templeshows.org. PLEASE DONATE TO: Temple Theatre of Sanford.


Paradox Opera will present Covid Chronicles Live at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 16th, at Sanctuary in
Raleigh and at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 19th, at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in Hillsborough

July 16: 7 p.m. Saturday: Covid Chronicles Live (In Person), featuring soprano Alissa Roca, mezzo-soprano Marissa Simmons, baritone Christopher Fotis, and pianist Rachel Dean (Paradox Opera at Sanctuary at 3313 Wade Ave. in Raleigh). TRAILER (scroll down): https://www.paradoxopera.org/. THE PRESENTER: https://www.paradoxopera.org/, http://facebook.com/paradoxopera, http://instagram.com/paradoxopera, http://twitch.com/paradoxopera, and http://twitter.com/paradoxopera. THE VENUE: https://www.facebook.com/events/720128575863625/. DIRECTIONS: https://www.facebook.com/events/720128575863625/. COVID REQUIREMENTS (scroll down): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/paradox-opera-presents-covid-chronicles-tickets-373960304337. NOTE: This show is recommended for theatergoers aged 13 and above. No children under age 4 will be admitted. TICKETS: $35 in advance and $45 at the door, plus taxes and fees, with student tickets and group discounts available upon request (e-mail paradoxopera@gmail.com). Click here to buy tickets. INFORMATION: paradoxopera@gmail.com. PLEASE DONATE TO: Paradox Opera.

July 16: 7:30 p.m. Saturday: Mitch Albom and Jeffrey Hatcher's Tuesdays with Morrie (In Person), directed by Randy Jordan (Holly Springs Community Theater at the Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs). 2022 SEASON: https://www.hollyspringsnc.us/1407/Community-Theater. THE PRESENTER: Holly Springs Community Theater. THE VENUE: https://www.hollyspringsnc.us/323/Cultural-Center, https://www.facebook.com/hsculturalcenter, https://www.instagram.com/explore/locations/275094689/holly-springs-north-carolina/holly-springs-cultural-center/, and https://twitter.com/HollySpringsCC. THE PLAY: https://www.dramatists.com/cgi-bin/db/single.asp?key=3809, https://www.mitchalbom.com/theater/#tuesdays, http://www.iobdb.com/Production/1820, https://prod-www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/454576/tuesdays-with-morrie#overview, and https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0207805/. THE SCRIPT (excerpts): https://books.google.com/books. MITCH ALBOM: https://www.mitchalbom.com/, http://www.iobdb.com/CreditableEntity/14310, https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0016880/, and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitch_Albom. JEFFREY HATCHER: http://www.iobdb.com/CreditableEntity/3734, https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-cast-staff/jeffrey-hatcher-109903, https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0368774/, and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeffrey_Hatcher. TICKETS: $14 ($12 students and seniors). Click here to buy tickets. DIRECTIONS: https://www.google.com/maps. COVID REQUIREMENTS (right-hand column): https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=hscc. INFORMATION: 919-567-4000 or hsculturalcenter@hollyspringsnc.gov. PLEASE DONATE TO: Holly Springs Cultural Center.


ADF will present Charles O. Anderson, Kimberly Bartosik, and Shen Wei in Footprints, an ADF-commissioned world premiere,
at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday, July 16th and 17th, in Duke University's R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater

July 16-17: 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday: Charles O. Anderson, Kimberly Bartosik, and Shen Wei in Footprints (In-Person ADF-Commissioned World Premiere) (American Dance Festival in the R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke University's West Campus in Durham). TRAILERS: https://youtu.be/Jcr7hSCH5tQ, https://youtu.be/z9A9GKJPo9k, and https://youtu.be/UTsZobQnWUM. 2022 SEASON: https://americandancefestival.org/season/. NEWS RELEASE: https://americandancefestival.org/2022/04/05/american-dance-festival-announces-its-2022-performances/. THE PRESENTER: https://americandancefestival.org/, https://www.facebook.com/AmerDanceFest/, https://www.instagram.com/amerdancefest/, https://twitter.com/AmerDanceFest, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Dance_Festival, and https://www.youtube.com/user/AmerDanceFest. THE VENUES/DIRECTIONS/PARKING: https://americandancefestival.org/venues/. HEALTH & SAFETY POLICIES: https://americandancefestival.org/health-safety/. ACCESSIBILITY: https://americandancefestival.org/accessibility/. CHARLES O. ANDERSON: http://www.charlesoanderson.me/, https://news.utexas.edu/2020/12/03/changing-the-world-through-dance/, https://www.facebook.com/dtxcharles, https://www.instagram.com/dtxcharles/, and https://vimeo.com/channels/260186. KIMBERLY BARTOSIK: https://www.daela.org/, https://www.purchase.edu/live/profiles/2909-kimberly-bartosik, https://www.facebook.com/KBdaela/, https://www.instagram.com/kimberlybartosik_daela, and https://vimeo.com/daela. SHEN WEI: http://www.shenwei.art/, http://www.shenweidancearts.org/landing/, https://www.facebook.com/ShenWeiDanceArts?ref=hl, http://instagram.com/shenweidancearts, https://twitter.com/swda, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shen_Wei, and https://www.youtube.com/user/ShenWeiDanceArts. TICKETS: $25-$40, plus taxes and fees. Click here to buy tickets for 7:30 p.m. Saturday show or 5 p.m. Sunday show. INFORMATION: 919-684-6402 or adf@americandancefestival.org. PLEASE DONATE TO: American Dance Festival.


The Henderson Rec Players will stage Stephen Sondheim, Burt Shevelove, and Larry Gelbart's 1962 Broadway and 1963 West End musical,
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, on July 16th and 17th at the McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center in Henderson

July 16-17: 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday: Stephen Sondheim, Burt Shevelove, and Larry Gelbart's A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (In Person), directed by Jo Ellen Meekins Nowell (Henderson Rec Players at McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center in Henderson). THE PRESENTER: https://www.facebook.com/groups/91736747560/ and https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/hendersonrecplayers/https://www.mcgregorhall.org/, https://www.facebook.com/McGregorHallHenderson/, https://www.instagram.com/mcgregorhallpac/, https://twitter.com/McGregorHallPAC, and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4MKYagtBXw86ZfbKK9QzGA. DIRECTIONS/PARKING: https://www.mcgregorhall.org/location-parking-and-directions. ACCESSIBILITY: https://www.mcgregorhall.org/accessibility. COVID-19 POLICIES: https://www.mcgregorhall.org/coronavirus-updates. THE SHOW: https://www.mtishows.com/a-funny-thing-happened-on-the-way-to-the-forum, http://www.sondheimguide.com/forum.html, https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-show/a-funny-thing-happened-on-the-way-to-the-forum-1102, and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Funny_Thing_Happened_on_the_Way_to_the_Forum. THE SCRIPT (excerpts): https://books.google.com/books. TICKETS: $21.35, plus taxes and fees. Click here to buy tickets. INFORMATION: 252-598-0662 or info@mcgregorhall.org. PLEASE DONATE TO: McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center.


Samantha Corey (left) and Mary Rowland star in the Switchyard Theatre Company's production of The Half-Life of Marie Curie

July 16-17: 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday: Lauren Gunderson's The Half-Life of Marie Curie (In Person), directed by Noelle Barnard Azarelo and starring Samantha Corey as Marie Curie (1867-1934) and Mary Rowland as Hertha Ayrton (1854-1923) (Switchyard Theatre Company in the PSI Theatre at the Durham Arts Council in Durham). THE PRESENTER: https://switchyardtheatrecompany.org/, http://www.facebook.com/switchyardtc, and https://instagram.com/switchyardtc. THE VENUE: https://durhamarts.org/psi-theatre/. DIRECTIONS (scroll down): https://durhamarts.org/visit/. PARKING (scroll down): https://durhamarts.org/visit/. ACCESSIBILITY (scroll down): https://durhamarts.org/visit/. COVID REQUIREMENTS (scroll down): https://durhamarts.org/visit/. THE PLAY: https://www.dramatists.com/cgi-bin/db/single.asp?key=6138, https://www.laurengunderson.com/all-plays/the-half-life-of-marie-curie, and http://www.iobdb.com/Production/6864, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lauren_Gunderson. AUDIOBOOK: https://www.audible.com/pd/The-Half-Life-of-Marie-Curie-Audiobook/B07ZWP5WF6. THE PLAYWRIGHT: https://www.laurengunderson.com/, http://www.iobdb.com/CreditableEntity/27155, https://www.imdb.com/name/nm4454013/, and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lauren_Gunderson. TICKETS: $20 ($10 students and seniors), plus taxes and fees. Click here to buy tickets. INFORMATION: info@switchyardtc.org. PLEASE DONATE TO: Switchyard Theatre Company..


Studio 1 will stage Radium Girls at 7:30 p.m. July 16th and 2 p.m. July 17th in Burlington's Holly Hill Mall

July 16-17: 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday: D.W. Gregory's Radium Girls (In Person) (Studio 1 at Holly Hill Mall in Burlington). VIDEOS: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgcWtfcfkm81uhP9kNo07QA. 2022 SEASON: https://studio1online.org/season/. THE PRESENTER: https://studio1online.org/, https://www.facebook.com/Studio1online, https://www.instagram.com/studio1.theatre/, and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgcWtfcfkm81uhP9kNo07QA. THE VENUE: https://studio1online.org/ and https://www.facebook.com/Studio1online. DIRECTIONS: https://www.hollyhillmall.com/directions-contact. COVID REQUIREMENTS (scroll down): here. TICKETS: $17 ($14 students and seniors). Click here to buy tickets. INFORMATION: 336-534-0321 or info@studio1online.org. PLEASE DONATE TO: Studio 1.

July 16-17, 22-24: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday: Steve Margoshes, Jacques Levy, and José Fernandez's Fame: The Musical (In Person), directed and choreographed by Margaret Alice, with musical direction by Shawn Kirkham (The Gallery Players. Inc. at the Paramount Theater in Burlington). 2021-22 SEASON: https://www.thegalleryplayersonline.org/2021-2022. THE PRESENTER: https://www.thegalleryplayersonline.org/, https://www.facebook.com/thegalleryplayersinc, https://www.instagram.com/thegalleryplayersinc/, and https://twitter.com/gallery_players. THE SHOW: https://www.mtishows.com/fame-the-musical, http://www.iobdb.com/Production/2927, https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-show/fame-515907, and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fame_(musical). THE SCRIPT (excerpts): https://books.google.com/books. THE VENUE: https://www.burlingtonnc.gov/219/Paramount-Theater and https://www.facebook.com/BtownsTheater. DIRECTIONS/MAP: https://www.thegalleryplayersonline.org/copy-of-season-pass-1. ACCESSIBILITY: https://www.burlingtonnc.gov/2253/Accessibility. COVID-19 REQUIREMENTS: https://www.burlingtonnc.gov/DocumentCenter/View/19298/Overview-of-COVID-Prevention-and-Expectations. NOTE: Because of adult content and language, this show is recommended for patrons 16+. TICKETS: $16 ($13 students and seniors), plus taxes and fees. Click here to buy tickets. INFORMATION: 336-227-0060 or galleryplayerswebsite@gmail.com. PLEASE DONATE TO: The Gallery Players. Inc..

July 19: 7 p.m. Tuesday: Covid Chronicles Live (In Person), featuring soprano Alissa Roca, mezzo-soprano Marissa Simmons, baritone Christopher Fotis, and pianist Rachel Dean (Paradox Opera at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in Hillsborough). TRAILER (scroll down): https://www.paradoxopera.org/. THE PRESENTER: https://www.paradoxopera.org/, http://facebook.com/paradoxopera, http://instagram.com/paradoxopera, http://twitch.com/paradoxopera, and http://twitter.com/paradoxopera. THE VENUE: https://stmatthewshillsborough.org/, https://www.facebook.com/stmatthewshillsborough/, and https://www.instagram.com/saintmatthewschurch/. DIRECTIONS/MAP: https://www.google.com/maps/. COVID GUIDELINES (scroll down): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/paradox-opera-presents-covid-chronicles-tickets-373969973257. NOTE: This show is recommended for theatergoers aged 13 and above. No children under age 4 will be admitted. TICKETS: $35 in advance and $45 at the door, plus taxes and fees, with student tickets and group discounts available upon request (e-mail paradoxopera@gmail.com). Click here to buy tickets. INFORMATION: paradoxopera@gmail.com. PLEASE DONATE TO: Paradox Opera.

UPCOMING JULY PRODUCTIONS:


The American Dance Festival will present Israel's highly regarded Vertigo Dance Company in One, One & One at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday,
July 19th, and Wednesday, July 20th, in the R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke University's West Campus in Durham

July 19-20: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday: Vertigo Dance Company in One, One & One (In Person) (American Dance Festival in the R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke University's West Campus in Durham). TRAILER: https://youtu.be/xhQKSHqcmVc. 2022 SEASON: https://americandancefestival.org/season/. NEWS RELEASE: https://americandancefestival.org/2022/04/05/american-dance-festival-announces-its-2022-performances/. THE PRESENTER: https://americandancefestival.org/, https://www.facebook.com/AmerDanceFest/, https://www.instagram.com/amerdancefest/, https://twitter.com/AmerDanceFest, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Dance_Festival, and https://www.youtube.com/user/AmerDanceFest. THE VENUES/DIRECTIONS/PARKING: https://americandancefestival.org/venues/. HEALTH & SAFETY POLICIES: https://americandancefestival.org/health-safety/. ACCESSIBILITY: https://americandancefestival.org/accessibility/. VERTIGO DANCE COMPANY: https://vertigo.org.il/en/dance-company/, https://www.facebook.com/vertigodance/, https://www.instagram.com/vertigodance/, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vertigo_(dance_company), and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX52-NRrly-qvvC7n3YBfuA. TICKETS: $30-50, plus taxes and fees. Click here to buy tickets for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday show or 7:30 p.m. Wednesday show. INFORMATION: 919-684-6402 or adf@americandancefestival.org. PLEASE DONATE TO: American Dance Festival.

July 21-23: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday: Mitch Albom and Jeffrey Hatcher's Tuesdays with Morrie (In Person), directed by Randy Jordan (Holly Springs Community Theater at the Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs). 2022 SEASON: https://www.hollyspringsnc.us/1407/Community-Theater. THE PRESENTER: Holly Springs Community Theater. THE VENUE: https://www.fuquay-varina.org/1111/Arts-Center, https://www.facebook.com/FuquayVarinaArtsCenter/, https://www.instagram.com/fvartscenter/, http://twitter.com/TownofFV, and https://www.youtube.com/c/TownofFuquayVarinaGov. DIRECTIONS: https://www.google.com/maps/. COVID REQUIREMENTS: https://www.fuquay-varina.org/1385/COVID-19-Information. THE PLAY: https://www.dramatists.com/cgi-bin/db/single.asp?key=3809, https://www.mitchalbom.com/theater/#tuesdays, http://www.iobdb.com/Production/1820, https://prod-www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/454576/tuesdays-with-morrie#overview, and https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0207805/. THE SCRIPT (excerpts): https://books.google.com/books. MITCH ALBOM: https://www.mitchalbom.com/, http://www.iobdb.com/CreditableEntity/14310, https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0016880/, and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitch_Albom. JEFFREY HATCHER: http://www.iobdb.com/CreditableEntity/3734, https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-cast-staff/jeffrey-hatcher-109903, https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0368774/, and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeffrey_Hatcher. TICKETS: $14 ($12 students and seniors). Click here to buy tickets. INFORMATION: 919-567-3921 or info@fvarts.org. PLEASE DONATE TO: Fuquay-Varina Arts Center.


Micky Dolenz Celebrates The Monkees will play Raleigh's A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater at 8 p.m. Friday, July 22nd

July 22: 8 p.m. Friday: Micky Dolenz Celebrates The Monkees (In Person) (Micky Dolenz in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh). VIDEOS: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdF5IUyCnH1tRJbzwHDVXIw. THE PRESENTER: https://mickydolenz.com/, https://www.facebook.com/micky.dolenz.7, https://www.instagram.com/micky_dolenz/, https://twitter.com/TheMickyDolenz1, and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdF5IUyCnH1tRJbzwHDVXIw. THE VENUE: https://www.dukeenergycenterraleigh.com/, https://www.facebook.com/DECRaleigh, https://www.instagram.com/DECRaleigh/, https://twitter.com/DECRaleigh, and https://www.youtube.com/user/DukeEnergyPAC. DIRECTIONS/PARKING: https://www.dukeenergycenterraleigh.com/getting-duke-energy-center. DECPA SAFETY & SECURITY POLICIES: https://www.dukeenergycenterraleigh.com/safety-security. THE MONKEES: https://www.monkees.com/, https://www.billboard.com/artist/the-monkees/, https://www.facebook.com/TheMonkees, https://instagram.com/themonkees, https://twitter.com/monkeesofficial, https://www.britannica.com/topic/the-Monkees-American-music-group, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Monkees, and http://www.youtube.com/themonkees. THE MONKEES TV SERIES (1966-68): https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1119068/, https://interviews.televisionacademy.com/shows/monkees-the, and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Monkees_%28TV_series%29. TICKETS: $65.50 and up, plus taxes and fees. Call 800-982-2787 or click here to buy tickets. INFORMATION: 919-996-8700 or pac.info@raleighnc.gov.


NRACT's C.A.S.T. Camp will stage Tim Minchin and Dennis Kelly's Matilda the Musical, based on Roald Dahl's
1988 children's book, directed by Pete Comperatore, and choreographed by Aya Wallace, on July 22-24

July 22-24: 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday: Tim Minchin and Dennis Kelly's Matilda the Musical (In Person), adapted from the 1988 children's book by Roald Dahl, directed by Pete Comperatore and choreographed by Aya Wallace, with musical direction by Craig Johnson (North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre's C.A.S.T. Camp in Raleigh). 2022 SEASON: http://www.nract.org/shows. THE PRESENTER/VENUE: https://www.nract.org/, http://www.facebook.com/NRACT, http://instagram.com/nract_raleigh, https://twitter.com/NRACT_raleigh, and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2ifc8evvO-kGDgGFXq3Fww. DIRECTIONS: https://www.google.com/maps/. ACCESSIBILITY: https://www.nract.org/accessibility. COVID REQUIREMENTS: http://www.nract.org/news-events. THE SHOW: https://uk.matildathemusical.com/, https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-show/matilda-the-musical-493193, and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matilda_the_Musical. TICKETS: $20, plus taxes and fees. Click here to buy tickets. INFORMATION: 919-866-0228 or ops@nract.com. PLEASE DONATE TO: North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre.

July 22-24, 28-31: 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday: Jeff Lynne, John Farrar, and Douglas Carter Beane's Xanadu (In Person), directed by Meredyth Pederson Cooper and starring Juliana Robertson as Clio/Kira, Sean Moss as Sonny, Nate Branscomb as Danny, Alana Williamson as Calliope, Audrey Brammer as Melpomene, Laura Lillian Baggett as Thalia, Alex Fluker as Euterpe, Grace Bianco as Erato, and Timire Leak as Terpsichore, plus Ensemble members Martha-Ann Cates, Molly Huffman, and Mya Whittington (Raleigh Little Theatre's Teens on Stage and Teens Backstage in the Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre in Raleigh). VIDEOS: https://www.youtube.com/user/raleighlittletheatre. 2021-22 SEASON: https://raleighlittletheatre.org/shows-and-events/. RLT NEWS RELEASE: . THE PRESENTER: https://raleighlittletheatre.org/, https://www.facebook.com/RLT1936, https://www.instagram.com/RLT1936/, https://twitter.com/RLT1936, and https://www.youtube.com/user/raleighlittletheatre. THE VENUE: https://raleighlittletheatre.org/visit-us/seating-charts/. DIRECTIONS: https://raleighlittletheatre.org/visit-us/. MAPS/PARKING/TRANSIT: https://raleighlittletheatre.org/visit-us/maps-and-parking/. ACCESSIBILITY: https://raleighlittletheatre.org/visit-us/accessibility/. COVID REQUIREMENTS: https://raleighlittletheatre.org/reopening-rlt/. THE SHOW: https://www.mtishows.com/xanadu, https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-show/xanadu-457585, and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xanadu_(musical). NOTE 1: All shows are wheelchair accessible, and assistive-listening devices are available for all shows. NOTE 2: Arts Access, Inc. of Raleigh will audio-describe the show's 3 p.m. Sunday, July 31st, performance. TICKETS: $15 age 18+ ($5 under 18),plus taxes and fees. Click here to buy tickets. INFORMATION: 919-821-3111 or BoxOffice@RaleighLittleTheatre.org. PLEASE DONATE TO: Raleigh Little Theatre.

July 23: 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday: Nick Blaemire's Disney's Descendants: The Musical (In Person) (Holly Springs Community Theater at the Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs). THE PRESENTER/VENUE: https://www.hollyspringsnc.us/323/Cultural-Center, https://www.facebook.com/hsculturalcenter, https://www.instagram.com/explore/locations/275094689/holly-springs-north-carolina/holly-springs-cultural-center/, and https://twitter.com/HollySpringsCC. THE SHOW: https://www.mtishows.com/disneys-descendants-the-musical. THE COMPOSER, LYRICIST, AND PLAYWRIGHT: https://www.mtishows.com/user/1030777. TICKETS: $5, plus taxes and fees. Click here to buy tickets. DIRECTIONS: https://www.google.com/maps. COVID REQUIREMENTS (right-hand column): https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=hscc. INFORMATION: 919-567-4000 or hsculturalcenter@hollyspringsnc.gov. PLEASE DONATE TO: Holly Springs Cultural Center.

July 25: 7:30 p.m. Monday: The 2022 Cantey Awards (In Person) (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre in Raleigh). VIDEOS: https://www.youtube.com/user/raleighlittletheatre. 2021-22 SEASON: https://raleighlittletheatre.org/shows-and-events/. THE PRESENTER: https://raleighlittletheatre.org/, https://www.facebook.com/RLT1936, https://www.instagram.com/RLT1936/, https://twitter.com/RLT1936, and https://www.youtube.com/user/raleighlittletheatre. THE VENUE: https://raleighlittletheatre.org/visit-us/seating-charts/. DIRECTIONS: https://raleighlittletheatre.org/visit-us/. MAPS/PARKING/TRANSIT: https://raleighlittletheatre.org/visit-us/maps-and-parking/. ACCESSIBILITY: https://raleighlittletheatre.org/visit-us/accessibility/. COVID REQUIREMENTS: https://raleighlittletheatre.org/reopening-rlt/. TICKETS: FREE but donations suggested. NOTE: All shows are wheelchair accessible, and assistive-listening devices are available for all shows. INFORMATION: 919-821-3111 or BoxOffice@RaleighLittleTheatre.org. PLEASE DONATE TO: Raleigh Little Theatre.


PlayMakers Repertory Company's Summer Youth Conservatory will present William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin's The 25th
Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
, directed by Tracy Bersley, on July 27-31 in UNC-Chapel Hill's Paul Green Theatre

July 27-31: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday: William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin's The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (In Person and Virtual), directed by Tracy Bersley (PlayMakers Repertory Company's Summer Youth Conservatory in the Paul Green Theatre in UNC-Chapel Hill's Joan H. Gillings Center for Dramatic Art). TRAILER: . VIDEOS: https://www.youtube.com/user/PlayMakersRep1. 2021-22 SEASON: https://playmakersrep.org/season/2021-2022/. PRC NEWS RELEASE: . THE PRESENTER: https://playmakersrep.org/, https://www.facebook.com/playmakersrep, https://www.instagram.com/playmakersrep/, https://twitter.com/playmakersrep, and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCO7crv41zzCYf9HxRDUEVdw. PRC BLOG: https://playmakersrep.org/about-us/our-blog/. THE VENUE: https://playmakersrep.org/about-us/paul-green-theatre/. DIRECTIONS/PARKING: https://playmakersrep.org/visitor-info/directions-and-parking/. CAROLINA TOGETHER COVID-19 PAGE: https://carolinatogether.unc.edu/. THE SHOW: https://www.mtishows.com/the-25th-annual-putnam-county-spelling-bee, https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-show/the-25th-annual-putnam-county-spelling-bee-392858, and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_25th_Annual_Putnam_County_Spelling_Bee. TICKETS: $20 ($10 youth), plus taxes and fees. Click here to buy tickets. INFORMATION: 919-962-7529 or prcboxoffice@unc.edu. PLEASE DONATE TO: PlayMakers Repertory Company.

July 28-31: 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, and 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday: Seventh Annual National Women's Theatre Festival (In Person and Virtual) (National Women's Theatre Festival in Thompson Hall at N.C. State University in Raleigh and via Twitch TV). VIDEOS: http://bit.ly/wtfncyoutube. SPEAKERS: https://nationalwtf22.sched.com/directory/speakers (NEW LINK). SCHEDULE: https://nationalwtf22.sched.com/ (NEW LINK). THE PRESENTER: https://www.womenstheatrefestival.com/, https://www.facebook.com/WTFNC/, https://www.instagram.com/wtfestivalnc, https://twitter.com/wtfestivalnc, and http://bit.ly/wtfncyoutube. BLOG: https://www.womenstheatrefestival.com/blog-1. THE VENUE: https://theatre.arts.ncsu.edu/venue/frank-thompson-hall/ and https://theatre.arts.ncsu.edu/plan-your-visit/. DIRECTIONS/MAP: https://www.google.com/maps/. NCSU COVID REQUIREMENTS: https://www.ncsu.edu/coronavirus/. TICKETS: $70-$325, plus taxes and fees. Click here to buy tickets. INFORMATION: info@womenstheatrefestival.com. PLEASE DONATE TO: National Women's Theatre Festival.

July 29, 31; Aug. 4: 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, and 7:30 p.m. Thursday: The Momversations Project (In Person and Livestream), conceived and directed by Molly Claassen and Johannah Maynard Edwards (National Women's Theatre Festival in the Titmus Theatre in Thompson Hall at N.C. State University in Raleigh). THE PRESENTER: https://www.womenstheatrefestival.com/, https://www.facebook.com/WTFNC/, https://www.instagram.com/wtfestivalnc, https://twitter.com/wtfestivalnc, and http://bit.ly/wtfncyoutube. BLOG: https://www.womenstheatrefestival.com/blog-1. THE VENUE: https://theatre.arts.ncsu.edu/venue/frank-thompson-hall/ and https://theatre.arts.ncsu.edu/plan-your-visit/. DIRECTIONS/MAP: https://www.google.com/maps/. NCSU COVID REQUIREMENTS: https://www.ncsu.edu/coronavirus/. NOTE: Arts Access, Inc. of Raleigh will audio-describe all three performances. TICKETS: $5-$45, plus taxes and fees. Click here to buy tickets. INFORMATION: info@womenstheatrefestival.com. PLEASE DONATE TO: National Women's Theatre Festival.

July 29-30: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday: Edgar Lee Masters' Spoon River Anthology (In Person and Virtual), adapted for the stage by Charles Aidman and directed by Time Flies Circus (Burning Coal Theatre Company's 2022 Summer Theatre Conservatory in the Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh). VIDEOS: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3qVv6iWGS3yQtVoFH5_XNQ. THE PRESENTER: https://burningcoal.org/, https://www.facebook.com/burningcoaltheatrecompany, https://www.instagram.com/burningcoaltc/, https://twitter.com/burningcoaltc, and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3qVv6iWGS3yQtVoFH5_XNQ. PODCASTS: https://burningcoal.podbean.com/. THE VENUE: https://burningcoal.org/plan-your-visit/ and https://burningcoal.org/history-of-the-murphey-school/. DIRECTIONS/PARKING: https://burningcoal.org/plan-your-visit/. COVID PRECAUTIONS: https://burningcoal.org/covid-precautions/. THE SHOW: https://www.concordtheatricals.com/p/2775/spoon-river-anthology, https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-show/spoon-river-anthology-8229, and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spoon_River_Anthology#Adaptations. THE SCRIPT (excerpts): https://books.google.com/books. TICKETS: $10 in person or livestream, plus taxes and fees. Click here to buy tickets. INFORMATION: 919-834-4001 or info@burningcoal.org. PLEASE DONATE TO: Burning Coal Theatre Company.

AUGUST PRODUCTIONS:


The Durham Performing Arts Center will present the 2022-23 tour of Aaron Sorkin's 2019 Tony Award® winner, Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, on Aug. 2-7, as part Truist Broadway at DPAC

Aug. 2-7: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 1 and 7 p.m. Sunday: Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird (In Person), adapted from her 1960 novel by Aaron Sorkin, directed by Bartlett Sher, starring Richard Thomas as Atticus Finch, and presented as part of Truist Broadway at DPAC (Durham Performing Arts Center in Durham). VIDEOS: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVN7VTelCR2EBsMqnsQDIZg. 2021-22 TRUIST BROADWAY AT DPAC SEASON: https://www.dpacnc.com/truist-broadway/season/2021-2022-truist-broadway-at-dpac. THE PRESENTER/VENUE: https://www.dpacnc.com/, https://www.facebook.com/DPACNC, https://www.instagram.com/DPACNC/, https://twitter.com/DPAC, and https://www.youtube.com/user/DPACLive. DIRECTIONS: https://www.dpacnc.com/plan-your-visit/directions. PARKING: https://www.dpacnc.com/plan-your-visit/parking. DPAC COVID-19 REQUIREMENTS: https://www.dpacnc.com/events/vaccination-and-covid-19-test-requirements. THE TOUR: https://tokillamockingbirdbroadway.com/tour/, https://www.ibdb.com/tour-production/to-kill-a-mockingbird-522655, https://www.facebook.com/tokillamockingbirdbway/, https://www.instagram.com/mockingbirdbway/, https://twitter.com/mockingbirdbway, and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVN7VTelCR2EBsMqnsQDIZg. TOUR CAST: https://tokillamockingbirdbroadway.com/tour-bios/. TICKETS: $35 and up, plus taxes and fees. Call 800-982-2787 or click here to buy tickets. GROUPS (10+ tickets): 919-680-2787, Groups@DPACnc.com, and https://www.dpacnc.com/events/groups-services. INFORMATION: 919-680-2787 or CustomerService@DPACnc.com.

Aug. 3-7, 10-14: 8 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday: Cy Coleman, David Zippel, and Larry Gelbart's City of Angels (In Person), directed by Lauren Kennedy Brady (Theatre Raleigh at the Theatre Raleigh Arts Center at 6638 Old Wake Forest Rd. in Raleigh). VIDEOS: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBrPHqUNhtfRMWQ2Ej8Fxeg. 2022 MAIN-STAGE SEASON: https://theatreraleigh.com/2022-main-stage-season/. THE PRESENTER/VENUE: https://theatreraleigh.com/, https://www.facebook.com/TheatreRaleigh, https://www.instagram.com/theatre_raleigh/, https://twitter.com/theatreraleigh, and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBrPHqUNhtfRMWQ2Ej8Fxeg. DIRECTIONS/PARKING: https://theatreraleigh.com/location-parking/. COVID REQUIREMENTS: https://theatreraleigh.com/covid-19-updates/. THE SHOW: https://www.concordtheatricals.com/p/44603/city-of-angels, https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-show/city-of-angels-2599, and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/City_of_Angels_(musical). THE SCRIPT (excerpts): https://books.google.com/books. TICKETS: $30-$45, plus taxes and fees. Click here to buy tickets. INFORMATION: 919-832-9997, info@theatreraleigh.com, or boxoffice@theatreraleigh.com. PLEASE DONATE TO: Theatre Raleigh.

Aug. 4-7: 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday, and 4 p.m. Sunday: John McGreevey's The Robe: A Play in Three Acts (In Person), baseed on the 1942 historical novel by Lloyd C. Douglas (Poiema Artistry in the CLF Auditorium in Raleigh). VIDEOS: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvnnwndRDRYvw1laEtb24vw. 2022 SEASON: https://www.poiemaac.com/coming-attractions-1. THE PRESENTER: https://www.poiemaac.com/, https://www.facebook.com/poiemaartsmedia, https://www.instagram.com/poiemaartsmedia/, and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvnnwndRDRYvw1laEtb24vw. THE VENUE: https://clf-church.com/, https://www.facebook.com/CLF-Church-Christian-Life-Fellowship-194192396828/, https://www.instagram.com/clfchurchraleigh/, https://twitter.com/ChurchClf, and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8VPqvP8nIOFH4rNV5a34rA. DIRECTIONS/MAP: https://www.google.com/maps/. THE SHOW: https://www.dramaticpublishing.com/the-robe. THE SCRIPT (excerpt): https://www.dramaticpublishing.com/media/pdf/excerpts/exRobeR19.pdf. TICKETS: $7-$10, plus taxes and fees. Click here to buy tickets. INFORMATION: 919-845-6565 or info@poiemaac.com. PLEASE DONATE TO: Poiema Arts, Inc..


Original Artwork by K.Mac Design

Aug. 5-7, 11-14, 19-21: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday: Florian Zeller's The Father: A Tragic Farce (Le Père) (In Person), translated by Christopher Hampton, directed by Ira David Wood IV, and starring Ira David Wood III as André (Theatre in the Park in the Ira David Wood III Pullen Park Theatre in Raleigh). VIDEOS: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6csRm6S7ViHeBuRSlV_fqg. 2022 SEASON: https://www.theatreinthepark.com/whats-on/. THE PRESENTER/VENUE: https://www.theatreinthepark.com/, https://www.facebook.com/theatreintheparkraleigh, https://www.instagram.com/explore/locations/10561032/theatre-in-the-park/, https://twitter.com/TheatreInPark, and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6csRm6S7ViHeBuRSlV_fqg. THE SHOW: https://www.dramatists.com/cgi-bin/db/single.asp?key=5521, https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-show/the-father-502233, and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le_P%C3%A8re. THE SCRIPT (excerpts): https://books.google.com/books. DIRECTIONS: https://www.theatreinthepark.com/visit/how-to-find-us.html. PARKING: https://www.theatreinthepark.com/visit/parking.html. COVID REQUIREMENTS (scroll down): https://www.theatreinthepark.com/welcome.html. NOTE: Arts Access, Inc. of Raleigh will audio-describe the show's 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19th, performance. TICKETS: $28.96 ($23.60 students, seniors 60+, and active-duty military personnel), except $20.38 per person for groups of 10 or more. Click here to buy tickets. GROUP SALES (10+ tickets): Call 919-831-6058 or click here. INFORMATION: 919-831-6058 or info@theatreinthepark.com. PLEASE DONATE TO: Theatre in the Park.

Aug. 9-14: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: Emilio Estefan, Gloria Estefan, and Alexander Dinelaris' On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan (In Person), directed and choreographed by Julio Agustin and starring Iliana Garcia as Gloria Estefan and Dhanny Burgos as Emilio Estefan (North Carolina Theatre in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh). VIDEOS: https://www.youtube.com/user/nctheatre. NCT NEWS RELEASE: https://nctheatre.com/blog/meet-cast-your-feet-story-emilio-and-gloria-estefan. 2021-22 SEASON: https://nctheatre.com/show-season/202021-season. THE PRESENTER: https://nctheatre.com/, https://www.facebook.com/nctheatre, https://www.instagram.com/nctheatre/, https://twitter.com/nctheatre, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Carolina_Theatre, and https://www.youtube.com/user/nctheatre. THE VENUE: https://www.dukeenergycenterraleigh.com/venues, https://www.facebook.com/DECRaleigh, https://www.instagram.com/DECRaleigh/, https://twitter.com/DECRaleigh, and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUCPC9naUI3G8vHw0K8Qnew. DIRECTIONS/PARKING: https://www.dukeenergycenterraleigh.com/getting-duke-energy-center. NCT HEALTH AND SAFETY GUIDELINES: https://nctheatre.com/sites/nct/files/Health%20and%20Safety%20PDF%20Info%20FInal.pdf. THE SHOW: https://onyourfeetmusical.com/, https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-show/on-your-feet-497819, https://www.facebook.com/onyourfeetthemusical, https://www.instagram.com/OnYourFeetBway, https://www.twitter.com/OnYourFeetBway, and https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=OnYourFeetBway. NOTE: Arts Access, Inc. of Raleigh will audio-describe the show's 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13th, performance. TICKETS: $23 and up, plus taxes and fees. Click here to buy tickets. GROUP RATES (10+ tickets): 919-831-6941 or groups@nctheatre.com. INFORMATION: 919-831-6941 or boxoffice@nctheatre.com. DONATE TO: North Carolina Theatre.

Aug. 11-13, 18-20: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday: William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin's The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (In Person), conceived by Rebecca Feldman, directed by Nancy Gardner Rich and starring Ryan Vasconcellos as Chip Tolentino, Nicholas Davis as William Barfee, Maya Noor Saib as Marcy Park, Jess Hill as Rona Lisa Perretti, Ben Mulle as Mitch Mahoney, Jared Scott as Leaf Coneybear, Callie Colvard as Olive Ostrovsky, Sydney Kain as Logaine (Schwarzy), and Steve Pysnik as VP Douglas Panch (Raleigh Little Theatre in the Louise S. "Scottie" Stephenson Amphitheatre in Raleigh). VIDEOS: https://www.youtube.com/user/raleighlittletheatre. 2021-22 SEASON: https://raleighlittletheatre.org/shows-and-events/. RLT NEWS RELEASE: . THE PRESENTER: https://raleighlittletheatre.org/, https://www.facebook.com/RLT1936, https://www.instagram.com/RLT1936/, https://twitter.com/RLT1936, and https://www.youtube.com/user/raleighlittletheatre. THE VENUE: https://raleighlittletheatre.org/visit-us/seating-charts/. DIRECTIONS: https://raleighlittletheatre.org/visit-us/. MAPS/PARKING/TRANSIT: https://raleighlittletheatre.org/visit-us/maps-and-parking/. ACCESSIBILITY: https://raleighlittletheatre.org/visit-us/accessibility/. COVID REQUIREMENTS: https://raleighlittletheatre.org/reopening-rlt/. THE SHOW: https://www.mtishows.com/the-25th-annual-putnam-county-spelling-bee, https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-show/the-25th-annual-putnam-county-spelling-bee-392858, and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_25th_Annual_Putnam_County_Spelling_Bee. TICKETS: $27 ($23 students and seniors 62+), plus taxes and fees. Click here to buy tickets. NOTE 1: All shows are wheelchair accessible, and assistive-listening devices are available for all shows. NOTE 2: Arts Access, Inc. of Raleigh will audio-describe the show's 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20th, performance. NOTE 3: There will be a sensory-friendly performance at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2nd. INFORMATION: 919-821-3111 or BoxOffice@RaleighLittleTheatre.org. PLEASE DONATE TO: Raleigh Little Theatre.


The Durham Performing Arts Center will present the national tour of Arrival from Sweden: The Music of ABBA, performing the super-group's greatest hits, at 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 12th

Aug. 12: 8 p.m. Friday: Arrival from Sweden: The Music of ABBA (In Person) (Durham Performing Arts Center in Durham). VIDEOS: https://www.themusicofabba.com/gallery/dvd-cd/. THE PRESENTER/VENUE: https://www.dpacnc.com/, https://www.facebook.com/DPACNC, https://www.instagram.com/DPACNC/, https://twitter.com/DPAC, and https://www.youtube.com/user/DPACLive. DIRECTIONS: https://www.dpacnc.com/plan-your-visit/directions. PARKING: https://www.dpacnc.com/plan-your-visit/parking. DPAC COVID-19 REQUIREMENTS: https://www.dpacnc.com/events/vaccination-and-covid-19-test-requirements. THE TOUR: http://www.themusicofabba.com/, https://www.facebook.com/Arrival-From-Sweden-The-Music-of-ABBA-278399718910753/timeline/, https://www.instagram.com/arrival.from.sweden/, and https://twitter.com/arrivalabba. ABBA: https://abbasite.com/, https://www.facebook.com/ABBA/, https://www.instagram.com/abba/, https://twitter.com/ABBA, and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYPs4y5esNqx6ax1CxZws6Q. TICKETS: $35 and up, plus taxes and ticket fees. Click here to buy tickets. INFORMATION: 919-680-2787 or CustomerService@DPACnc.com.

Aug. 12-14, 19-21, 26-28: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday: Tina Landau and Kyle Jarrow's SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical (In Person), directed by Thomas Mauney, with musical direction by Mary Kathryn Walston (North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre in Raleigh). 2022 SEASON: http://www.nract.org/shows. THE PRESENTER/VENUE: https://www.nract.org/, http://www.facebook.com/NRACT, http://instagram.com/nract_raleigh, https://twitter.com/NRACT_raleigh, and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2ifc8evvO-kGDgGFXq3Fww. DIRECTIONS: https://www.google.com/maps/. ACCESSIBILITY: https://www.nract.org/accessibility. COVID REQUIREMENTS: http://www.nract.org/news-events. THE SHOW: https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-show/spongebob-squarepants-515034 and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SpongeBob_SquarePants_(musical). TICKETS: $22 ($20 students and teachers, seniors, and active-duty military personnel), plus taxes and fees. Click here to buy tickets. INFORMATION: 919-866-0228 or ops@nract.com. PLEASE DONATE TO: North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre.

Aug. 13: 7:30 p.m. Saturday: Wayne's War (24 three-minute plays by 12 playwrights compete to be crowned "King/Queen of the Pen") (In Person), (Studio 1 at Holly Hill Mall in Burlington). VIDEOS: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgcWtfcfkm81uhP9kNo07QA. 2022 SEASON: https://studio1online.org/season/. THE PRESENTER: https://studio1online.org/, https://www.facebook.com/Studio1online, https://www.instagram.com/studio1.theatre/, and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgcWtfcfkm81uhP9kNo07QA. THE VENUE: https://studio1online.org/ and https://www.facebook.com/Studio1online. DIRECTIONS: https://www.hollyhillmall.com/directions-contact. COVID REQUIREMENTS (scroll down): here. TICKETS: $14 at door. INFORMATION: 336-534-0321 or info@studio1online.org. PLEASE DONATE TO: Studio 1.


The Durham Performing Arts Center will present the national tour of Kurtis Conner on Tour 2022 Live!, featuring Dean Hebscher and Jacob Sharpe, at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20th

Aug. 20: 8 p.m. Saturday: Kurtis Conner on Tour 2022 Live! (In Person), featuring Dean Hebscher and Jacob Sharpe (Durham Performing Arts Center in Durham). VIDEOS: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3QRmOgSbEJzEXbcLbx4tRA?feature=gws_kp_artist&feature=gws_kp_artist. THE PRESENTER/VENUE: https://www.dpacnc.com/, https://www.facebook.com/DPACNC, https://www.instagram.com/DPACNC/, https://twitter.com/DPAC, and https://www.youtube.com/user/DPACLive. DIRECTIONS: https://www.dpacnc.com/plan-your-visit/directions. PARKING: https://www.dpacnc.com/plan-your-visit/parking. DPAC COVID-19 REQUIREMENTS: https://www.dpacnc.com/events/vaccination-and-covid-19-test-requirements. KURTIS CONNER: https://shop.kurtisconner.com/, https://www.facebook.com/kurtisconnercomedy/, https://www.instagram.com/kurtisconner/?hl=en, https://twitter.com/kurtisconner, and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3QRmOgSbEJzEXbcLbx4tRA?feature=gws_kp_artist&feature=gws_kp_artist. TICKETS: $40 and up, plus taxes and ticket fees. Click here to buy tickets. INFORMATION: 919-680-2787 or CustomerService@DPACnc.com.


The Durham Performing Arts Center will present Jo Koy: Funny Is Funny World Tour, starring the popular Comedy Central and Netflix stand-up comedian, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27th

Aug. 27: 8 p.m. Saturday: Jo Koy: Funny Is Funny World Tour (In Person) (Durham Performing Arts Center in Durham). VIDEOS: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCI0xqzZrJdNlnsmzD_Fliiw. THE PRESENTER/VENUE: https://www.dpacnc.com/, https://www.facebook.com/DPACNC, https://www.instagram.com/DPACNC/, https://twitter.com/DPAC, and https://www.youtube.com/user/DPACLive. DIRECTIONS: https://www.dpacnc.com/plan-your-visit/directions. PARKING: https://www.dpacnc.com/plan-your-visit/parking. DPAC COVID-19 REQUIREMENTS: https://www.dpacnc.com/events/vaccination-and-covid-19-test-requirements. JO KOY: https://jokoy.com/, https://www.facebook.com/jokoy/, https://www.instagram.com/jokoy/, https://twitter.com/JoKoy, and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCI0xqzZrJdNlnsmzD_Fliiw. TICKETS: $47.50 and up, plus taxes and ticket fees. Click here to buy tickets. INFORMATION: 919-680-2787 or CustomerService@DPACnc.com.

Aug. 27: 7 p.m. Saturday: Wild Mind Improv Presents: "It's My Birthday" Show! (In Person Variety Show), directed by Anoo Brod and starring Juliet Case Kaplan and Jane Allen Wilson, plus Variety Show Acts, including Mmm Hmm Improv (featuring Jeffery Moore and Brian Thacker), stand-up comedian Brandy Renee Brown, pianist Ethan Lechner, and stand-up comedian Duchess Elena (Wild Mind Improv with Anoo Tree Broad in The ArtsCenter of Carrboro's Earl & Rhoda Wynn Theater). THE PRESENTER: https://www.facebook.com/WILDMINDIMPROV. THE VENUE: https://artscenterlive.org/, https://www.facebook.com/artscenterlive, https://www.instagram.com/artscenterlive/, https://twitter.com/artscenterlive/, and https://www.youtube.com/user/TheArtsCenterLive. DIRECTIONS/PARKING: https://artscenterlive.org/about/#visitor-info. COVID REQUIREMENTS (scroll down): https://artscenterlive.org/. TICKETS: $12, plus taxes and fees. Click here to buy tickets. INFORMATION: 919-929-2787 or info@artscenterlive.org. PLEASE DONATE TO: The ArtsCenter of Carrboro.

Aug. 28: 6 p.m. Sunday: Stand Up Ameica Tour (In Person), featuring Terrence K. Williams and Steve "Mudflap" McGrew (A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh). VIDEOS: https://terrencekwilliams.com/media/ (Terrence K. Williams) and https://stevemcgrew.com/stand-up-videos (Steve "Mudflap" McGrew). THE VENUE: https://www.dukeenergycenterraleigh.com/, https://www.facebook.com/DECRaleigh, https://www.instagram.com/DECRaleigh/, https://twitter.com/DECRaleigh, and https://www.youtube.com/user/DukeEnergyPAC. DIRECTIONS/PARKING: https://www.dukeenergycenterraleigh.com/getting-duke-energy-center. DECPA SAFETY & SECURITY POLICIES: https://www.dukeenergycenterraleigh.com/safety-security. TICKETS: $35 and up, plus taxes and fees. Call 800-982-2787 or click here to buy tickets. INFORMATION: 919-996-8700 or pac.info@raleighnc.gov.

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