This Month's Family Performances in the Triangle
Don't miss "The Billy Goats Gruff " March 4 in Cary.
Photo courtesy of Opera Carolina
Nothing beats theater and live shows for beauty, suspense, laughs and learning. Check out what's happening this month on stages in Raleigh, Durham and surrounding Triangle towns
A Concert for the Kids
March 3 – Stewart Theatre, 2610 Cates Ave., Raleigh. 4-5:30 p.m. $12/adult, $10/child. Enjoy dance performances, community vocalists, a preshow princess gathering, a silent auction and more. Proceeds benefit the Me Fine Foundation, a local organization designed to provide emotional and financial support to families undergoing treatment at Duke Children’s Hospital and UNC Children’s Hospital. Purchase tickets online. tututix.com/stagedoordance.
Marvelous Music Family Series: Opera Xpress Presents 'The Billy Goats Gruff'
March 4 – Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave., Cary. 3 p.m. $8/person. In this operatic version of the classic story, three billy goats encounter a bully who blocks their way home and takes their doll. When two of the goats resolve to find a new route home, the smallest goat stands up to the bully — and even makes a friend. Purchase tickets online. etix.com.
North Carolina Symphony Presents 'The Music of Michael Jackson'
March 8 – Meymandi Concert Hall, 2 E. South St., Raleigh. 7:30 p.m. $77/person. Singer James Delisco and a full band join the symphony to perform Michael Jackson’s hits, including “Beat It,” “Rock With You,” “I’ll Be There” and more. Purchase tickets online. ticketmaster.com.
'The Wizard of Oz'
March 13-18 – Raleigh Memorial Auditorium, 2 E. South St., Raleigh. See the website for show times and to purchase tickets, $23 and up. Travel down the Yellow Brick Road with Dorothy, Toto and their friends as the North Carolina Theatre performs this classic musical. Purchase tickets online. ticketmaster.com.
Cary Ballet Company Presents 'Spring Works Repertoire'
March 16-17 – Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave., Cary. 7 p.m. March 16; 2 and 7 p.m. March 17. $15-$20/person. Cary Ballet Company showcases a diverse dance program featuring an abridged version of “Jungle Book,” divertissements from the classical Indian love story “La Bayadere,” and contemporary works. Purchase tickets online. etix.com.
'Beanstalk! The Musical!'
March 16-April 1 – Raleigh Little Theater, 301 Pogue St., Raleigh. See website for show times and to purchase tickets, $18/adult, $12 for ages 12 and younger. Follow the adventures of Jack in this stage production that features hilarious characters, toe-tapping tunes and more twists than a climbing vine. Purchase tickets online. raleighlittletheatre.org/shows/beanstalk-the-musical.
The Un-Intentionals Improv Comedy Show
March 17 – First Baptist Church Morrisville, 209 Church St., Morrisville. 7:30-9 p.m. Free. The Un-Intentionals Improv Troupe delivers a family-friendly comedy show. theunintentionals.com.
Family Fun Sunday: Fish the Magish
March 25 – Century Center, 100 N. Green St., Carrboro. 2:30-3:30 p.m. $3/person. Humor and audience participation highlight Fish the Magish’s magic show for ages 3 and older. carrbororec.org.