Family Performances in the Triangle
Check out what's happening this summer on local stages
Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE performs June 30 at Reynolds Industries Theater at Duke University as part of the American Dance Festival.
Photo courtesy of Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE
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.
June 16 – Garner Performing Arts Center, 742 W. Garner Rd., Garner. Noon-2:30 p.m. $10-$15. Take a journey through Michael Jackson’s career with talented performers from Expressions in Rhythm Studio. Purchase tickets online.
June 16, 23 and 30 – Performances are at Reynolds Industries Theater, Duke University, 125 Science Dr., Durham; and Durham Performing Arts Center, 123 Vivian St., Durham. $17.25/person. The American Dance Festival presents one-hour performances that are specially curated to inspire the imaginations of children. Kids can enjoy face painting, live music and snacks in the lobby after the show. The Dayton Dance Company performs June 16 at 1 p.m. at Reynolds Industries Theater, Duke University; Pilobolus performs June 23 at 1 p.m. at the Durham Performing Arts Center; and “Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE” performs June 30 at 1 p.m. at Reynolds Industries Theater, Duke University. Purchase tickets online.
June 19-23 – Raleigh Memorial Auditorium, 2 E. South St., Raleigh. June 19-21, 7:30 p.m.; June 22, 6 p.m.; June 23, 8 p.m. $27 and up. See talented young women compete for the title of Miss North Carolina. Purchase tickets online.
June 23 – Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave., Cary. 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. $10-$16. ”Conversations” features ballet dances based on the story of “Sleeping Beauty,” as well as a contemporary dance medley themed “Talk to Me, Listen to Me.” Purchase tickets online. etix.com.
July 6-8 – Fletcher Theater, 2 E. South St., Raleigh. July 6, 7:30 p.m.; July 7, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; July 8, 2 p.m. $15-$50/person. North Carolina Theatre’s student production, complete with Fossey-style choreography and an infectious score, illustrates young Prince Pippin’s quest to find meaning in his life. Purchase tickets online.
July 24-29 – Raleigh Memorial Auditorium, 2 E. South St., Raleigh. See the website for show times and to purchase tickets. $25-$83. Disney’s smash-hit musical tells the story of New York City newsboys who seize the day when they strike against unfair working conditions. Produced by North Carolina Theatre.
July 25-30 – Raleigh Memorial Auditorium, 2 E. South St., Raleigh. See the website for show times and to purchase tickets. Disney’s musical features unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers including “Be Our Guest” and the beloved title song. Produced by North Carolina Theatre.