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by Lenise Willis

Missed a performance? Get a second chance with this week’s ongoing plays and encore productions.

If you missed Community Theatre of Greensboro’s performance of Periphery, you’re in luck. Thursday through Sunday, the theatrer will present a free encore of the play that honors Greensboro’s A&T Four. The play, performed at Broach Theatre, celebrates the historic events surrounding the 1960 Woolworth sit-in and contains humor, passion and historical significance.

Playing now until March 6 is Triad Stage’s production of The Sunset Limited by Cormac McCarthy. The story of an African-American ex-con who saves the life of an unwilling white professor. In Harlem apartment, eventually, the two lives are changed forever by the act of grace.

High Point Community Theatre is still performing 42 nd Street, a musical that highlights famed director Julian Marsh’s attempts to stage a musical during the height of the Great Depression, now until March 5 at High Point Theatre.

Now through March 6, Kernersville Little Theatre continues to present Headin’ for the Hills, a play about two wealthy orphans whose only living relatives are a hillbilly family in Tennessee.

Forced by their father’s will, the orphans will have to survive their new ridiculous and hilarious lifestyle as well as a few scams out to get their fortune.

Thursday, check out Triad Stage’s Upstage Cabaret for the opening night of Billy Bishop Goes to War. See this week’s cover story for more details.

Sunday is a new exciting chance to see live ballet from around the globe at Hanesbrands Theatre. Hanesbrands Theatre and the Winston-Salem Festival Ballet have partnered with Emerging Pictures to present a live simulcast of Don Quixote as it is performed by Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow.

The Hanesbrands Theatre will become one of 95 arts institutions, centers and theatres around the country exhibiting live and pre-recorded arts and cultural programming from around the world. Visit www.balletincinema.com for more information.

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