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Edited and Published by Robert W. McDowell

March 31, 2022 Issue
PART 1 (March 28, 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

Updated March 2022 Theater, Opera, and Dance Calendar


DPAC will present the national tour of the 2019 Broadway revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!, which won the 2019 Tony Award® for Best Revival of a Musical, on March 29-April 3

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review's updated Master Calendar of Online Events for March 2022. If your productions are not listed in this calendar, please e-mail the SHOW TITLE(S), DATE(S), and the name of the PRESENTER(S) and VENUE(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:

March 28: 8 p.m. Monday: Whose Live Anyway? (In Person), starring Greg Proops, Joel Murray, Ryan Stiles, and Jeff B. Davis (Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh). TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYSUCs_yKM4. THE PRESENTER/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 TOUR: https://www.whoselive.com/, https://www.facebook.com/whoselive, http://instagram.com/whoseliveanyway, and https://twitter.com/WhoseLiveAnyway. TICKETS: $37.15 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.


Theater Studies at Duke will stage Pedro Calderón de la Barca's Life Is a Dream, directed by R. Darren Gobert, on March 24-26 and March 31-April 2

March 31-April 2: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday: Pedro Calderón de la Barca's Life Is a Dream (La vida es sueño) (In Person), directed by R. Darren Gobert (Theater Studies at Duke in the von der Heyden Studio Theater in Duke's Rubenstein Arts Center in Durham). 2021-22 SEASON: https://theaterstudies.duke.edu/productions. THE PRESENTER: https://theaterstudies.duke.edu/, https://www.facebook.com/duketheater/, https://www.instagram.com/duketheater, and https://twitter.com/DukeTheater. THE VENUE: https://artscenter.duke.edu/studio-theater/ and https://dukeperformances.duke.edu/venues/von-der-heyden-studio-theater/. DIRECTIONS: https://artscenter.duke.edu/hours-directions/. PARKING: https://artscenter.duke.edu/parking/. COVID REQUIREMENTS: https://artscenter.duke.edu/news/rubenstein-arts-center-and-covid-19-updates/. TICKETS: $10. Click here to buy tickets. INFORMATION: 919-660-3343 or theater@duke.edu.

April 1-2: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday: Bess Wohl's Small Mouth Sounds (In Person regional premiere) (Honest Pint Theatre Company at Pure Life Theatre in the Historic Royal Bakery Building at 3801 Hillsborough St., Suite 113, in Raleigh). TRAILER: https://www.facebook.com/susannahhough/videos/306642628203124. THE PRESENTER: https://www.honestpinttheatre.org/, https://www.facebook.com/honestpinttheatrecompany, https://www.instagram.com/honestpinttheatre/, https://twitter.com/honestpintthe8r, and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9jvpkyjZ1mzZGy1t3BV8mQ. THE VENUE: https://www.purelifetheatre.com/, https://www.facebook.com/purelifetheatre/, https://www.instagram.com/purelifetheatre/, and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc4CsZ5WoMaPwoHtKjCHLxA. DIRECTIONS: https://www.google.com/maps/. COVID REQUIREMENTS: https://www.purelifetheatre.com/general-5. TICKETS: $25 ($15 students), plus taxes and fees. Click here to buy tickets. INFORMATION: info@honestpinttheatre.org. PLEASE DONATE TO: Honest Pint Theatre Company.

March 31-April 1-3; April 8-10: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday: Sir Ronald Harwood's The Dresser (In Person), directed by Ira David Wood III and starring Wood as Sir Donald Wolfit ("Sir") and McCrae Hardy as Norman, plus Mary Rowland as Her Ladyship, Andrea Amthor Twiss as Madge, Gannon Hollar as Irene, Danny Norris as Geoffrey Thornton, and Robby Merritt as Mr. Oxenby (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 PLAY: https://www.concordtheatricals.com/p/2446/the-dresser, https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-production/the-dresser-4140, https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4247618/, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Dresser, and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Dresser_(1983_film). THE SCRIPT (excerpts): https://books.google.com/books. THE PLAYWRIGHT: https://www.concordtheatricals.com/a/1782/ronald-harwood, https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-cast-staff/ronald-harwood-6164, https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0367838/, and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronald_Harwood. 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. TICKETS: $28.96 ($23.60 students, seniors 60+, and active-duty military personnel), except $20.38 per person for groups of 10 or more, including taxes and fees. 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.

April 2: 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, plus a 1 p.m. sensory-friendly performance on Saturday, April 2nd: Allison Gregory's Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook (In Person), based on the book by Barbara Park, directed by Kathleen Rudolph, and starring Claire Fellows as Junie B. Jones, Coco Heinisch as Grace/Pink Fluffy Girl, Miana White as Lucille, Emily Langan as Mrs., Jaclyn Brown as Mother/Parrot/Grouchy Typing Lady, Connor Birkhead as Handsome Warren/Police, Drew Sarratt as Ricardo/Fireman, David Mills as Jim/Mitten Crook, and Dan Bain as Lucille’s Grandpa/Principal/Grampa (Raleigh Little Theatre in the 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: $17 ($12 children 12 and under),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: There will be a sensory-friendly performance at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 2nd. INFORMATION: 919-821-3111 or BoxOffice@RaleighLittleTheatre.org. PLEASE DONATE TO: Raleigh Little Theatre.

UPCOMING PRODUCTIONS:


Carolina Performing Arts will present the Martha Graham Dance Company in HUMAN/NATURE at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 29th

March 29: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday: Martha Graham Dance Company in HUMAN/NATURE (In Person) (Carolina Performing Arts in Memorial Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill). VIDEOS: https://www.youtube.com/user/UNCPerformArts. 2021-22 SEASON: https://carolinaperformingarts.org/current-season/. THE PRESENTER: https://carolinaperformingarts.org/, https://www.facebook.com/CarolinaPerformingArtsUNC, https://www.instagram.com/carolinaperformingarts, https://twitter.com/UNCPerformArts, and https://www.youtube.com/user/UNCPerformArts. CPA BLOG: https://carolinaperformingarts.org/blog/. DIRECTIONS/PARKING: https://carolinaperformingarts.org/parking/. CPA COVID REQUIREMENTS: https://carolinaperformingarts.org/health-and-safety/. TICKETS: $29 and up, plus taxes and fees, except $10 UNC students. Click here to buy tickets. INFORMATION: 919-843-3333 or carolinaperformingarts@unc.edu. PLEASE DONATE TO: Carolina Performing Arts.

March 29: 8 p.m. Tuesday: The Haunting of Night Vale Tour 2022 (In Person), starring Cecil Baldwin, Symphony Sanders, Kate Jones, and featuring original music by Disparition, with special musical guest Eliza Rickman (NS2 and The Carolina Theatre of Durham in Fletcher Hall at The Carolina Theatre). VIDEOS: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-8IUyRJrizW9YuBpTeuJyg. THE PRESENTER/VENUE: https://carolinatheatre.org/, https://www.facebook.com/CarolinaTheatreDurham, https://www.instagram.com/carolinatheatredurham/, https://twitter.com/CarolinaDurham, and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-8IUyRJrizW9YuBpTeuJyg. DIRECTIONS/PARKING: https://carolinatheatre.org/visit/directions/. HEALTH & SAFETY POLICIES: https://carolinatheatre.org/visit/health-and-safety-policies/. THE TOUR: http://www.welcometonightvale.com/, https://www.welcometonightvale.com/live, https://www.facebook.com/WelcomeToNightVale, https://www.instagram.com/nightvaleofficial, https://twitter.com/nightvaleradio, and http://www.youtube.com/user/welcometonightvale. TICKETS: $25.72-$50.37, plus taxes and fees. Click here to buy tickets. INFORMATION: 919-560-3030 or efan@carolinatheatre.org. PLEASE DONATE TO: Welcome to Night Vale. The Carolina Theatre of Durham.

March 29-April 3: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 1 and 7 p.m. Sunday: Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! (In Person), presented as part of Truist Broadway at DPAC (Durham Performing Arts Center in Durham). TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhuR1w07cgs&t=1s. 2021-22 TRUIST BROADWAY AT DPAC SEASON: https://www.dpacnc.com/truist-broadway/season/2021-2022-truist-broadway-at-dpac. THE PRESENTER: 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. THE TOUR: https://oklahomabroadway.com/, https://www.ibdb.com/tour-production/oklahoma-526789, https://www.facebook.com/oklahomabway, https://www.instagram.com/oklahomabway/, https://twitter.com/oklahomabway, and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcFKTL2P5gIYjiECY7sNWMw. TOUR CAST: https://www.ibdb.com/tour-production/oklahoma-526789#OpeningNightCast. TOUR CREATIVE TEAM: https://www.ibdb.com/tour-production/oklahoma-526789. THE SHOW: https://oklahomabroadway.com/, https://rodgersandhammerstein.com/show/oklahoma/, https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-show/oklahoma-6697, http://www.guidetomusicaltheatre.com/shows_o/oklahoma.htm, http://www.theatrehistory.com/american/musical014.html, and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oklahoma!. THE COMPOSER, LYRICIST, AND PLAYWRIGHT: https://rodgersandhammerstein.com/, https://rnh.com/, and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rodgers_and_Hammerstein. TICKETS: $26.50 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. 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. INFORMATION: 919-680-2787 or CustomerService@DPACnc.com.

March 30: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday: Beatles vs. Stones: A Musical Showdown (In Person), featuring Abbey Road Beatles tribute band and Satisfaction Rolling Stones tribute band (WUNC 91.5 in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh). TRAILER: https://www.beatles-vs-stones.com/media. THE PRESENTER: https://www.wunc.org/, https://www.facebook.com/915wunc, https://www.instagram.com/915wunc, https://twitter.com/wunc, and https://www.youtube.com/user/wuncfm. 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 TOUR: https://www.beatles-vs-stones.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/beatlesvsstones/. TICKETS: $30 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.


PlayMakers Rep will present A Wrinkle in Time on March 30-April 17 in UNC-Chapel Hill's Paul Green Theatre

March 30-April 3; April 5-10, 12-17: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday: Madeleine L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time (In Person and Virtual), adapted by Tracy Young, directed by Shelley Butler, and starring (in alphabetical order) Jeffrey Blair Cornell as Father, Ethan Haberfield as Charles Wallace, Jamar Jones as Calvin, and Omolade Wey as Meg Murray, plus company members Sergio Mauritz Ang, Ann Arvia, Anthony August, Tia James, Khalil LeSaldo, AhDream Smith, Sanjana Taskar, Adam Valentine, and Kathryn Hunter-Williams (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre in UNC-Chapel Hill's Joan H. Gillings Center for Dramatic Art). VIDEOS: https://www.youtube.com/user/PlayMakersRep1. 2021-22 SEASON: https://playmakersrep.org/season/2021-2022/. 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/. NOTE 1: The March 30-April 1 performances will be previews. NOTE 2: Before the 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 1st, performance, there will be a FREE behind-the-scenes preview: The Vision Series: Professionals in Process, with members of the show's creative team, in the Joan H. Gillings Center for Dramatic Art. NOTE 3: The March 30, March 31, April 1, April 6th, and April 12th shows will be socially distanced performances. NOTE 4: The show will officially open at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 2nd. NOTE 5: Arts Access, Inc. of Raleigh will audio-describe and sign-language interpret the show's 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5th, performance. NOTE 6: The 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 9th, show will be a sensory-friendly performance, adapted for theatergoers with autism or other sensory sensitivities. For details, click here. NOTE 7: The 2 p.m. Sunday, April 10th, show will be an open-captioned performance, with a "universal-access" live-caption unit, communicating dialog, stage directions, and sound effects. TICKETS: $20 and up ($10 students and youth), plus taxes and fees. Click here to buy tickets. INFORMATION: 919-962-7529 or prcboxoffice@unc.edu. PLEASE DONATE TO: PlayMakers Repertory Company.


The Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts will present Henry Rollins: Good to See You 2022
at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 31st, in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh

March 31: 7:30 p.m. Thursday: Henry Rollins: Good to See You 2022 (In Person) (Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh). VIDEOS: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNRQe02DvtLhOfDzocDHFvQ. THE PRESENTER/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 TOUR: https://www.henryrollins.com/, https://www.facebook.com/officialhenryrollins, https://www.instagram.com/henryandheidi/, , and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNRQe02DvtLhOfDzocDHFvQ. HENRY & HEIDI PODCAST: https://www.henryrollins.com/podcast. TICKETS: $34.85 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.

March 31-April 3; April 6-10: 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday: Tina Landau and Kyle Jarrow's The SpongeBob Musical (In Person), based on the Nickelodeon series by Stephen Hillenburg and directed by Mia Self, with musical direction by Diane Cashwell Petteway (N.C. State University Theatre in the Titmus Theatre in Frank Thompson Hall in Raleigh). 2022 SEASON: https://theatre.arts.ncsu.edu/programs/. THE PRESENTER: https://theatre.arts.ncsu.edu/, https://www.facebook.com/ncstateuniversitytheatre/, https://www.instagram.com/ncstateuniversitytheatre/, https://twitter.com/NCSUTheatre, and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIfzSeRcRkzZHdPb4ltSzBw. THE VENUES: https://arts.ncsu.edu/about/plan-your-visit/facilities/. DIRECTIONS/PARKING: https://theatre.arts.ncsu.edu/plan-your-visit/directions-and-parking/. ACCESSIBILITY: https://theatre.arts.ncsu.edu/home/access-services/. COVID REQUIREMENTS: https://www.ncsu.edu/coronavirus/. NOTE: There will be closed captioning at each performance, and some audio description will be available (call 919-515-3927 or e-mail universitytheatre@ncsu.edu at least two weeks in advance to determine availability). TICKETS: TICKETS: $32 ($12 NCSU students and children 12 and under, $20 other students, and $30 seniors 60+ and NCSU faculty and staff), plus taxes and fees. Click here to buy tickets. INFORMATION: 919-515-1100 or universitytheatre@ncsu.edu. PLEASE DONATE TO: N.C. State University Theatre.

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