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by Keith Barber

The Broach Theatre Company’s opening performance of Neil Simon’s Chapter Two leads off this week’s edition of Found Objects. Wednesday, marks the beginning of the Broach Theatre’s production of the story of a recent widower and his playboy brother with a recent divorcee and her unhappily married best friend. Jim Fisher, head of the theatre department at UNCG will direct Chapter Two. The veteran cast includes Matt Giehl, Camilla Millican Samuelson, and Mitchell Sommers, along with Broach newcomer Lisa Rankin. Performances dates are as follows: June 17-20 and June 24-27 at 8 p.m. and June 21 at 2 p.m. Ticket prices range from $15to $20. For reservations, call 336.333.2605 or visit www.broachtheatre.org. In other regional theatre happenings, the Kernersville Little Theatre presents You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown on Friday. Show time is 8 p.m. for this lively musical based on Charles M. Schulz’s famous comic strip Peanuts. Tickets range from $8 to $16. For further info, call 336.993.6556 or email: kltheatre@embarqmail.com. Regional theatre abounds this time of year as evinced by High Point Community Theatre’s production of Tarheel Tales as presented by the Midsummer Players. Tarheel Tales, which opens June 22, posits that “tall tales of mystery and mischief have wound their way through the mountains of North Carolina,” according to the theatre’s press release. Performances will be held at the High Point Community Theatre Rehearsal Hall at 305 North Main Street from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $150. For further info, call 336.882.2542. July is shaping up into an outstanding month for regional theatre. On July 10-12 and July 17-19, the City Arts Drama Center is proud to present the award-winning musical of stage and screen, West Side Story, at the Weaver Academy Theatre in downtown Greensboro. The musical retelling of William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, set in New York City in the 1960s, comes to the stage along with fantastic dancing and singing from the brightest talent in the Greensboro area. Tickets are $10. For further info, call Triad Stage Box Office at 336.272.0160, or visit: www. TheDramaCenter.com. And finally, Theatre Alliance of Winston- Salem presents Sordid Lives June 19-20, June 24-28 and July 1-3. Performances will be held at 8 p.m. except for Sunday performances at 2 p.m. and additional Saturday performances at 4 p.m. Theatre Alliance is located at 1047 Northwest Boulevard in Winston-Salem. For further info, call 336.723.7777.

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