found objects

by Keith Barber

Leading off this week’s installment of Found Objects are a number of local arts productions celebrating All Hallows Eve . The Carolina Ballet presents Dracula, an adaptation by Lynne Taylor-Corbett. Featuring Broadway actor Alan Campbell, Dracula will be performed Nov. 2 at the Stevens Center on 4 th Street in downtown Winston-Salem.

High Point Community Theatre presents Bram Stoker’s Dracula at High Point Community Theatre Rehearsal Hall Oct. 28-30. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursday- Saturday with a 2 p.m. Sunday matinee.

On Friday, Winston-Salem State University and the Wake Forest Gay- Straight Student Alliances present The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Show time is 8 p.m. at Dillard Auditorium at Winston- Salem State. Proceeds benefit the Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Infectious Disease Clinic and AIDS Care Service.

Greensboro College presents Little Shop of Horrors Oct. 27-31 at Gail Brower Huggins Performance Center. Tickets are $8-$10 with show time of 7:30 p.m. nightly and 2 p.m. matinees on Saturday and Sunday. Also, City Arts and the Greensboro Playwrights Forum presents its second annual production of Stage Fright 2: An Evening of Horror Plays at the Greensboro Cultural Center Oct. 28-31. Performance times are 8:05 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2:05 on Halloween Sunday. Admission is free but donations are welcome. For further info, call 336.335.6426.

On Thursday, the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art will hold its own Halloween celebration, Crinolines and Cufflinks by 87 Dance Productions. The performance features the ensembles third dance work for the film Kitchen Table. The performance will include a screening of the film Two Downtown and a movement piece with live music by Laura Ball.

Finally, Twin City Stage presents a stage adaptation of the Harper Lee classic To Kill a Mockingbird. Fans of the 1962 classic film starring Gregory Peck will be inspired by the staged retelling of young Scout and how she learns about tolerance, justice and heroism in her small Southern town. The show opens on Friday at 8 p.m. and runs through Nov. 7. Twin City Stage is located at 610 Coliseum Drive in Winston-Salem.