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Carolina Ballet’s Halloween Treats Tweak the Classics into an Actual Dance Macabre

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, backed with two other spooky ballets, runs at Fletcher Opera Theater through Sunday, Oct. 29.

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Durham Savoyards Revive Thespis, a Lost, Scandalous Gilbert and Sullivan Opera

Thespis and Trial by Jury, another early comic opera by Gilbert and Sullivan, run at East Chapel Hill High School Oct. 12–15.

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Romeo and Juliet Underscores How Generational Trauma Weighs on the Young in Twelfth-Century Verona and Today

Bare Theatre's production in Chapel Hill runs through Sunday, Oct. 22.

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In Cary Players' Guys and Dolls, Director Nancy Rich Elicits Notable but Uneven Work from Her Cast

This musical theater classic runs at the Cary Arts Center through Sunday, Oct. 8.

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Prattle Not with Monsters: Frankenstein and His Creation Talk It Out in Playing with Fire

This revisionist Frankenstein runs at Theatre in the Park through Oct. 8.

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Local Playwright Howard L. Craft Ships Freight Off-Broadway

In October, New York City's New Federal Theatre will produce Craft's play, which premiered in Chapel Hill.

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A Second Chance for Women's Theatre Festival Cancellation Miss Lulu Bett

Staged readings of the pioneering feminist play come to Walltown Children’s Theatre on Oct. 1 and Imurj on Oct. 4.

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Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead Is So Much More than a Peanuts Satire

Bert V. Royal's rewarding dark comedy runs at NRACT through Oct. 1.

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Closer Than They Appear Probes the Cutting Edges of Virtual Reality, the Military, and PTSD Treatment

Christine Evans's compelling drama runs at UNC in the Process Series through Oct. 1.

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The Cake Edits Reality to Ignore the Everyday Consequences of Bible Belt Homophobia

Bekah Brunstetter's apologia for nice Southern Christian folks runs at PlayMakers through Oct. 1.

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Despite the Implosion of Miss Lulu Bett, the Women's Theatre Festival Made Major Gains in Year Two

Better production values, a more focused footprint, and a better-curated selection put paid to promised improvements after last year.

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Even an Oblivious Birthday Party Didn't Derail ShakesBEER, Bare Theatre's Boozy Travesty of the Bard

We saw it at Fullsteam in Durham, but now it moves to Imurj in Raleigh and Mystery Brewing Public House in Hillsborough.

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The Radical Power of Impolite Women in Little Green Pig's Yes to Nothing

After opening at Slim's in Raleigh, the punk-rock musical moves to Nightlight in Chapel Hill and The Pinhook in Durham.

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In Punk-Rock Musical Yes to Nothing, a Female Band from the Eighties Faces Music-Scene Sexism We Still Know Too Well

Directed by Caitlin Wells and written by Mara Thomas, Little Green Pig's season opener begins raging through the Triangle this week.

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One of Those Rare, Special Nights at the Theater with Gospel Musical and "Hat Queen" Ode Crowns

The triumphant Raleigh Little Theatre show is running through Sept. 17.

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Incarcerated Voices Speak Through Two Current Theater Productions, Count and Conversations with Hitler

Count runs at PlayMakers this week, while Conversations with Hitler runs at Sonorous Road Theatre through September 2.

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Wants Upon a Time Is a Commedia Dell'arte Interrogation of What Happily Ever After Really Means

Francesca Talenti's theater work is performed on the Hillsborough Riverwalk on the last Friday of each month through September.

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Paperhand's Magic and Mastery Take Full Flight in Of Wings and Feet

The company's eighteenth-annual summer show is running at Chapel Hill's Forest Theatre before moving to the North Carolina Museum of Art and the Carolina Theatre of Greensboro.

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Passion Coldly Pursues Its Prey in Ward Theatre’s Intellectually Subtle, Emotionally Muted Honour

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The Worst Singer in the World Returns to the Triangle in Glorious! at Theatre in the Park

The tale of deluded opera singer Florence Foster Jenkins runs at TIP through Sunday, August 6.

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