August 2015 Stage Performances in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill
The Flying Karamazov Brothers Perform
Aug. 1 – The foursome entertains with a zany showcase filled with laugh-out-loud comedy, wild theatrics and astonishing juggling feats. Purchase tickets online. All ages. $32 and up. 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Carolina Theatre of Durham, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham. 919-560-3030. carolinatheatre.org/events/flying-karamazov-brothers.
“Thoroughly Modern Millie”
Aug. 1 – Set in New York City in 1922, this family-friendly musical comedy is filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading men and a dragon-lady of a villainess. $10 adults, $5 students. 7:30 p.m. The Clayton Center, 111 E. Second St., Clayton. 919-553-1737. theclaytoncenter.com.
Farmhouse Jams: Old Habits
Aug. 8 – Local band performs bluegrass music. All ages. Free. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wendell Falls Farmhouse, 320 Vintage Point Ln., Wendell. 888-794-0402.
Fire Safety Puppet Show
Aug. 8 – The Chapel Hill Fire Department presents an interactive puppet show where participants are included in learning fire safety messages covering topics such as smoke alarm testing and what to do during a fire. All ages. Free. 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. Kidzu Children’s Museum, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-933-1455. kidzuchildrensmuseum.org.
“Crazy for You”
Aug 14-16 – Young students of North Carolina Theatre Conservatory’s Summer Master Theatre Arts School present the story of Bobby Child, a well-to-do 1930s playboy whose dream in life is to dance. Purchase tickets online. $25. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 14; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15; 2 p.m. Aug. 16. Fletcher Theatre, 2 E. South St., Raleigh. etix.com. 919-855-0015.
“Impossibilities: An Evening of Magic, Mind Reading and Mayhem”
Aug. 14-16 – Chris Collins and Erik Dobell team up for an evening of stunning magic, reality-shattering mindreading and hilarious mayhem. Purchase tickets online. All ages. $15-$55. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 14-15; 2 p.m. Aug. 16. Common Ground Theatre, 4815B Hillsborough Rd., Durham. 919-384-7817. brownpapertickets.com/event/1844873.
Wake Forest Storytelling Festival
Aug. 15 – Enjoy humorous and inspirational stories shared by Alan Hoal, Ron Jones, Pamela Alberda and Henry Gogel. Ages 6 and older. $15. Purchase tickets online. 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest. 919-435-9566. wakeforestnc.gov/renaissance-centre-to-host-forest-of-wake-storytelling-festival-aug-15.aspx.