10 Local Virtual Things to Do This Weekend
It seems like every week there is a long weekend these days, right? Here are some local virtual things to do between now and Sunday.
Aggregate Theatre Stuck Stories Audio Drama
Every week, Aggregate Theatre is releasing an episode of Stuck Stories, a family audio drama series about siblings who are stuck in the house (after an avalanche) and have to find ways to survive and pass the time. Subscribe to the Aggregate Theatre YouTube Channel for more information.
Theatre Raleigh Presents Living Room Live
Theatre Raleigh has launched its Living Room Live YouTube series every Thursday night. This week, Lauren Kennedy Brady welcomes Melvin Gray, Jr. for a conversation and concert. For more information visit the Theatre Raleigh YouTube Channel.
Women’s Theatre Festival Virtual reading of Seeds by Donna Hoke
Every Monday and Thursday, the Women’s Theatre Festival is hosting virtual events via Twitch featuring readings and discussions with acclaimed playwrights. This week, local performers Laura Parker, Noelle Azarelo, Byron Jennings III, Renee Winberly, and Diana Bernardo will be reading Donna Hoke’s play Seeds, followed by a discussion with the playwright. For more information visit Twitch.TV/wtheatrefestivalnc or the WTF website.
The Justice Theater Project – 12 Angry Jurors Free Webinar
The Justice Theater Project invites you to watch either the 1957 film version of 12 Angry Jurors (which is available free online) or the 1997 film version, which is available on demand for $3.99 and then attend a free virtual webinar with Jerry Sipp, JTP’s Artistic Director and Dr. Kaye Evans, a JTP Board Member Friday night. For more information visit the JTP website.
Burning Coal Theatre Peter Pan and Wendy
Every week, Burning Coal is streaming one of their productions on Twitch. This week, you can watch Peter Pan and Wendy, based on the works of J.M. Barrie and adapted by Lillian White. When Burning Coal produced the world-premiere of this play several seasons ago, it sold out. It also ran at the BorderLight International Theatre + Fringe Festival last summer. For more information visit: https://www.twitch.tv/burningcoaltheatre/videos.
Cary Playwrights’ Forum’s ‘Chrysalis‘ Facebook Live Performance
Project Chrysalis is an initiative to develop a new full-length (at least 60 minutes long) play from staged reading to full production. From the submitted plays, a small group of finalists will be showcased in a night of staged readings. Audiences will then vote for the play they want to see produced in a future CPF stage production. Watch segments of the plays selected to be finalists and then vote for your favorites. For more information visit the CPF Facebook Event Page.
Solace Theatre Memoriam Watch Party
Every Friday night, Solace has been streaming videos of their past productions. This Friday night, watch Memoriam, which was produced last October and directed by Kelsey Rosenberg. For more information, visit the Solace YouTube page.
Totally Becky Global Premiere
Local actress and activist Rebecca Jackson-Artis has launched the global premiere of her web series Totally Becky on YouTube. Watch the first three episodes anytime for free. The series has been featured at nine film festivals and won Best Web Series at one of those festivals. For more information, click here.
1 on 1 Interview: PlayMakers’ Company Member Ray Dooley
Honest Pint’s Susannah Hough interviews renowned Obie-winning actor, teacher, director, and PlayMakers’ Company Member Ray Dooley. Hear what he has to say about his life in the theater and more. This talkback will be livestreamed on the RDU on Stage Facebook page at 7 pm.
Tea with Agatha Podcast Event and Virtual Talkback
Join Playwright Mia Self and actor Gus Allen for a reading of Self’s play Tea with Agatha. The play will drop on the RDU on Stage podcast Sunday morning, followed by a virtual talkback with Mia and Gus Sunday night on Facebook Live. For more information, follow @rduonstage on Facebook.
For a complete listing of RDU on Stage’s virtual events, visit our RDU on Stage Calendar Page.