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by Lenise Willis

Triad Stage continues its first Greensboro show of its 14th season this week through Sept. 28. The hilarious comedy, The 39 Steps, is a fun, energetic play that features four skilled actors performing as more than 150 characters. See feature to left for more details.

Also continuing this week is Kernersville Little Theater’s shout-out to the life and ups and downs of a great musical artist in My Way, A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra. The play at Korner’s Folly includes some of Sinatra’s biggest musical hits and runs on select days through Sept. 21.

New on Friday, Open Space Café Theatre presents Neil Simon’s first play, Come Blow Your Horn, a comedy that highlights the pitfalls of life as a ladies’ man. The play runs through Sept. 21 at Carolina Theatre’s The Crown.

Also on Friday, Theater Alliance in Winston-Salem presents the musical La Cage aux Folles, which follows the hilarious trials of a happy gay couple committed to one another for 20 years. When the son of one of the men announces his marriage to a bigoted, right wing politician’s daughter, the couple is tested, especially when having to parade around as “normal” to meet the bride to be.

Next Wednesday, Triad Stage kicks off its first full season at the Hanesbrands Theater in Winston-Salem with Underneath the Lintel or the Mystery of the Abandoned Trousers. The play follows a librarian’s journey after finding a 113-year overdue library book “” with mysteries scribbled in the margins.

Next Friday, Twin City Stage will transform into a magical forest for Into the Woods, an adult fairy tale that tells both sides of the story “” the light and the dark. Check out next week’s Yes! Weekly for a behind-thescenes look of the play in the making.

In other news, North Carolina Black Repertory Company will host the Marvtastic Bash fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 27 at the Marriott Twin City Quarter. The event features a semi-casual evening of heavy hors d’oeuvres, dancing, door prizes and a silent auction. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased at ncblackrep.org or by calling 723-2266. !

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