Theater news is a little scant this week as there’s a lag between closing seasons and summer camps and kids productions. But there’s plenty planned for the coming weeks, so mark your calendars and check out the feature to the left to see how you can expand your horizons this summer. Of course, there’s also a few lingering professional productions this week and next.
Preston Lane’s All’s Well that Ends Well, a re-invention of the Shakespearean classic, continues to run at Triad Stage this week through June 29. The comedy, filled with romance, betrayal and magic, features a tangle of circumstances. A sick king is cured of his deadly disease. A brave young woman is given the husband of her choice. An unhappy groom flees for the foreign wars. A woman refuses to take no for an answer.
Thursday, Hanesbrands Theater is showing The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time live in HD. Then on Saturday Triad Pride Men’s Chorus presents Dj Vu—Music of the 80s!
Don’t miss UNC Greensboro’s Jack and the Jelly Beanstalk Saturday in the Brown Building Theater on campus. The play is an interesting interpretation of the classic. Daytime, family-friendly performances are select days this week through June 27. The one-hour play is suggested for audiences 4-8 years old.
Coming soon, Kernersville Little Theatre presents Brigadoon, a story about two hikers who find a magical and mysterious lost village in the Scottish Highlands. Play runs select days June 20-29.
That same week, Broadway’s Best Theatre Company presents the last show of their Bare Bones season, Showstoppers. The musical revue showcases the outstanding vocal talents of the cast in two full acts of Broadway favorites. The show features Broadway favorites from dozens of Broadway Musicals that “stopped the show.”
The week of June 20-29 is a popular one in the Triad, as Theatre Alliance presents Grease on those dates, too. Besides featuring those popular Pink Ladies, Danny Zuko and Ms. Sandra D., the theater is also designating a special sing-along performance on Friday, June 27. The show is rated PG for adult themes and brief nudity. !