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Peek into the Flourishing, Empowering World of Local Burlesque with Miss Bliss and Boom OR Bust

Boom OR Bust performs two speakeasy-style shows at Criterion in Durham on Saturday, July 7.

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Murielle Elizéon Sifts the Ashes of Racism, Sexism, Cultural Displacement, Domestic Violence, and Her Relationship with Her Father in Brown

Elizéon, performing at the Fruit on July 8 and 9, is the only local choreographer in ADF's mainstage season.

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Why Doesn't Homeland Security Want You to See Dana Ruttenberg Dance Group at ADF?

The Israeli company is scheduled to perform at NCMA in the ADF season July 14–17, but last-minute challenges to their visa applications have put the show in jeopardy.

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After Decades Spent Dancing the Visions of Others, Anne Plamondon Tells the Story of her Father’s Schizophrenia in Her Choreographic Debut

Plamondon performs The Same Eyes as Yours in the American Dance Festival on Saturday, June 30 and Sunday, July 1.

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Anyone Trying to Top TheatreFest's Production of Hitchcock Adaptation The 39 Steps Has Their Work Cut Out for Them

The play runs at Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre through Sunday, June 24.

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Theatre Raleigh's Stellar Significant Other Puts the Perils of Being the "Gay Best Friend" on Blast

The play runs at Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre through Sunday, June 24.

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We Fear for Families Riven by Grief in the Deeply Poetic Crumble (Lay Me Down, Justin Timberlake)

The Women's Theatre Festival show runs at Burning Coal through Sunday, June 24.

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In the Second Part of Her Buy It, Call It Trilogy, Monét Noelle Marshall Turns Us Loose in the Carnival of Her Self-Image—and Our Own

After premiering last weekend, Buy My Body and Call It a Ticket returns to the Fruit this Friday and Saturday.

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Manbites Dog Uses Wakey, Wakey, Its Last Production, to Symbolize Its Own Demise. But the Show Also Speaks to the Ups and Downs of the Venerable Theater's Life.

You have until June 10 to say goodbye to Manbites Dog's theater space with Will Eno's play.

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Adding Eighteen Actors to Mike Wiley’s Blood Done Sign My Name Changes So Much More than the Length of the Playbill

The new ensemble version of Wiley's one-man show runs at Raleigh Little Theatre through June 3.

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Dry Powder, Sonorous Road's First Repertory Production, Explores the Explosive Relationships Among the Top Officers at a Private-Equity Firm

Sarah Burgess's 2016 play runs at Sonorous Road through May 27.

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Little Green Pig Wants to Make All of Its Shows Next Season Free with the Aid of More Privileged Sectors of the Community

The Durham theater mavericks recently announced the goal of a "zero-dollar-ticket season" starting this fall.

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With The Changeling, Jaybird O'Berski Runs Amok Through a Quintessentially Problematic Seventeenth-Century Script and Leaves Us to Figure Out What to Make of It

O'Berski's antic version of a Jacobean tragedy has runs at the Fruit, Mystery Brewing, and Culture Mill through May 19.

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Hand to God, an Irreverent-to-Blasphemous Broadway Farce, Casts a Possibly Demonic Sock Puppet in an Unlikely Morality Play

The show starring Ira David Wood IV runs at Theatre in the Park through Sunday, May 6.

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Star Pocket Theatre's Debut Production, The Member of the Wedding, Shows Predictable Growing Pains and a Promising Future

Carson McCullers's 1950 play runs at Visual Art Exchange through Sunday, April 29.

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Kristin Clotfelter's Pensive Dance with Cardboard Boxes and Other Highlights of Tobacco Road's Annual Showcase

In another highlight, Alyssa Noble and Allie Pfeffer’s risible duet And We’re Back took a page from Monica Bill Barnes’s recent work, exposing the labor behind a polished dance.

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Though British Royalty Is Surging in Pop Culture, Provocative “Future History Play” King Charles III Reminds Us We May Be Living in Its Twilight

Mike Bartlett's play runs at Burning Coal through Sunday, April 29.

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In Leaving Eden, an Early-Twentieth-Century Cotton Mill and a Modern Pork Plant Are the Axles of Racially Violent Cycles

The premiere run of Mike Wiley and Laurelyn Dossett's music-heavy play is at PlayMakers through April 22.

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David Henderson Plays Nine Characters in The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey, Some More Convincing than Others

Honest Pint Theatre Co.'s challenging solo show runs at Peace University through April 21.

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Lessons Unlearned in Mike Wiley's Leaving Eden, a Tale of Immigrant Rights, Racial Strife, and Small-Town N.C. Politics

Wiley's new show with songwriter Laurelyn Dossett premieres at PlayMakers this week.

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this looks like they conflated sexual orientation with the astrological 7th house :)

by theseatree on Theatre Raleigh's Stellar Significant Other Puts the Perils of Being the "Gay Best Friend" on Blast (Theater)

these people are a bunch a weirdos. and that's what we like about them.
i like a a performance …

by Geoff Dunkak on With The Changeling, Jaybird O'Berski Runs Amok Through a Quintessentially Problematic Seventeenth-Century Script and Leaves Us to Figure Out What to Make of It (Theater)

Point well taken. I wish more people had seen HE/SHE AND ME at The Womens' Theatre Festival, an intriguing original …

by Jerry Sipp on Plays About LGBTQ History Are Plentiful in the Triangle. We Need Them All. But Isn’t It Time to Look Ahead? (Theater)

Quite an insightful assessment. I believe Mr. Britt has many strong points. In order for North Carolinas theaters to successfully …

by nperry on Plays About LGBTQ History Are Plentiful in the Triangle. We Need Them All. But Isn’t It Time to Look Ahead? (Theater)

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this looks like they conflated sexual orientation with the astrological 7th house :)

by theseatree on Theatre Raleigh's Stellar Significant Other Puts the Perils of Being the "Gay Best Friend" on Blast (Theater)

these people are a bunch a weirdos. and that's what we like about them.
i like a a performance …

by Geoff Dunkak on With The Changeling, Jaybird O'Berski Runs Amok Through a Quintessentially Problematic Seventeenth-Century Script and Leaves Us to Figure Out What to Make of It (Theater)

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