A variety of productions are ongoing this week, most of which can be enjoyed by the entire family if you’re looking to bring along any small ones.
Community Theatre of Greensboro will continue to seek for Christopher Robin this week through Sunday in its production of Winnie the Pooh Kids at Starr Theatre. The family-friendly play follows along with Winnie and his pals as they try to rescue their friend who has been captured by the mysterious Backson. This is CTG’s third project lead entirely by high-school students.
In other community news, if you have a child between the ages of 3 and 16, check out CTG’s summer theatre camps at ctgso.org. The first camp is already starting next week, so hurry up and register for others throughout the summer.
Triad Stage continues its worldpremiering drama, Common Enemy, this week through June 28 at The Pyrle in Greensboro. The play, written with respect to North Carolina’s wonderful obsession with college basketball, centers on a college town, a university headed to the NCAA and an assistant professor who’s threatening it all.
Theatre Alliance’s Stand by Your Man: The Tammy Wynette Story opens Friday and continues through June 20. The play leads the audience through the country star’s rise to fame.
Friday and Saturday, Winston-Salem Festival Ballet presents another one of Gary Taylor’s original ballets, Celtic Legends.
Kernersville Little Theatre is presenting a fun, drama-filled comedy next week, opening on June 19. The play, Pajama Game, features the new foreman at the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory and the head of the union’s Grievance Committee, both aiming to settle a union strike and a quickly developing romantic relationship.
Also coming soon is The Drama Center and Guilford County Schools joint production of Romeo and Juliet, which will be at the Barber Park June 18-20. Admission is free with donations accepted. It’s suggested that audience members bring a blanket and snacks or picnic dinner. The play is part of the collaboration’s fifth annual Summer of Shakespeare. !