February 2013 Stage Performances in the Triangle

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February 2013 Family Performances in the Triangle

Cary Players Presents “The Miracle Worker” by William Gibson
Feb. 1-3 and 8-10 – Enjoy the classic story of Annie Sullivan and her student, blind and deaf Helen Keller. $18 adults, $16 students. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1-2 and 8-9; 3 p.m. Feb. 3 and 10. Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave., Cary. etix.com.

Sing-A-Long-A Sound Of Music
Feb. 2 – This screening of “The Sound of Music” features subtitles for the audience to sing along. Wear a costume for an on-stage dress competition before the show. Purchase tickets online. $18 adults; $15 ages 18 and younger. 2 p.m. The Clayton Center, 111 E. 2nd St., Clayton. 919-553-1737. theclaytoncenter.com.

“The Jack Tales”
Feb. 2, 9, 16 and 23 – Wake County Public Libraries, in partnership with Raleigh Little Theatre’s Storytellers on the Go traveling troupe, host performances from “The Jack Tales.” Grades K-5. Free. 2 p.m. Halle Cultural Arts Center, 237 N. Salem St., Apex. 919-249-1120. wakegov.com/libraries.

“Dragons”
Feb. 6-10 – Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus brings elephants, tigers, clowns, acrobats, superhuman stunts and more to Raleigh. All ages. $10-$125. 7 p.m. Feb. 6-8; 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9; 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Feb. 10. PNC Arena, 1400 Edwards Mill Rd., Raleigh. 800-745-3000. ticketmaster.com.

“Rhapsody in Blue/December Songs”
Feb. 7-10, 16-17 and 23-24 – Carolina Ballet presents a romantic evening to the music of George Gershwin and Maury Yeston, paired with Lynne Taylor Corbett’s “December Songs,” featuring Broadway star and Raleigh native Lauren Kennedy. $22-$66. 8 p.m. Feb. 7-9, 16 and 23; 2 p.m. Feb. 9-10, 16-17 and 23-24. Fletcher Theater, Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. South St., Raleigh. 919-719-0900. carolinaballet.com.

Music of the Carolinas: Jeff Warner
Feb. 10 – Hear music from Jeff Warner, who grew up listening to the songs and stories of rural America. All ages. Free. 3-4 p.m. N.C. Museum of History, Daniels Auditorium, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. 919-664-8302. ncmuseumofhistory.org.

“Mary Poppins”
Feb. 12-17 – This classic story about a magical nanny features unforgettable songs from one of the most popular Disney films of all time. Ages 6 and up. $70-$100. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12-14; 8 p.m. Feb. 15-16; 2 p.m. Feb. 16; 1 and 6:30 p.m. Feb. 17. Durham Performing Arts Center, 123 Vivian St., Durham. 919-680-2787. dpacnc.com.

“Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! Get the Sillies Out!”
Feb. 18 – Jump, shake and shimmy with DJ Lance Rock and a cast of colorful characters. All ages. $25-$65. 3 and 6 p.m. Raleigh Memorial Auditorium, Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. South St., Raleigh. 800-745-3000. ticketmaster.com.

Cary Youth Theatre Presents “Theatrical Passport”
Feb. 23 – Take a trip through theater history with performance styles from around the world. Free. 6 p.m. Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave., Cary. townofcary.org.

“Rumplestiltskin”
Feb. 23 – A young girl boasts to a king that she can spin straw into gold. Adapted from the Brothers Grimm tale. $9 adults, $7 youth, free for ages 2 and younger. 11 a.m. The ArtsCenter, 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. artscenterlive.org.

“The Matchmaker” by Thornton Wilder
Feb. 28 and March 1-2 – This fun and fast-paced comedy that chronicles the relationship of Horace Vandergelder and Dolly Levi was adapted into the Broadway musical “Hello Dolly!” $10 adults, $5 students. 7:30 p.m. The Clayton Center, 111 E. 2nd St., Clayton. 919-553-1737. claytonyouththeater.com.

Cary Youth Theatre Presents “Old Drye Frye”
March 1-3 – Preacher Man Old Drye Frye loves to visit his neighbors, especially at suppertime. One day, he chokes on a chicken bone and the community passes around his body like a hot potato — and learns a thing or two about greed. $10 adults, $8 students, $5 ages 5 and younger. 7:30 p.m. March 1-2; 2 p.m. March 3. Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave., Cary. 800-514-3849. etix.com.

“Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairy Tale”
March 1-3 – This new musical features that beautiful princess with long hair trapped in a tower, a handsome young suitor who doesn’t quite know what he’s searching for, an evil witch who has her eye on what should be Rapunzel’s kingdom and a tired, yet philosophical, old dragon who tries to make sense of it all. All ages. $14 and up. 6:30 p.m. March 1; 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. March 2; 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. March 3. Raleigh Memorial Auditorium, Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. South St., Raleigh. 800-745-3000. ticketmaster.com.

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