Triangle Stages Feature Family-Friendly Performances in September
Paperhand Puppet Intervention: Invisible Earth
Sept. 1 and 8 – Join the Monkeys of the Modern World for an enchanted show featuring masks, stilt walkers, shadow puppets and live music by composer Ari Picker. Tickets sold first-come, first-served beginning at 2 and 6 p.m. Suggested donation: $12 adults; $8 kids. Free for ages 3 and younger. 3 and 7 p.m. Pre-shows begins at 2:20 and 6:20 p.m. The Forest Theatre, 100 Old Mason Farm Rd., Chapel Hill. 919-923-1857. paperhand.org.
Blue Man Group Performs
Sept. 5-7 – Blue Man Group delivers a high-octane theatrical experience complete with comedy, music and technology. $42-$84. 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 5; 8 p.m. Sept. 6; 2 and 8 p.m. Sept. 7; 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sept. 8. Durham Performing Arts Center, 123 Vivian St., Durham. 919-680-2787. dpacnc.org.
Rock for Hope
Sept. 21 – Enjoy music from N.E.D., a band of six gynecologic oncology surgeons from across the country, as well as opening acts Roger Gupton and Birds and Arrows. Free. Noon-5 p.m. N.C. Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh. 919-664-6853. ncartmuseum.org/calendar.
Up from the Ground
Oct. 2 – This original play explores how our heritage, hopes and values are reflected in the food we eat. All ages. $5 suggested donation at the door. 7-8 p.m. Burning Coal Theatre Company, 24 Polk St., Raleigh. 919-834-4001. burningcoal.org.