HAROLD & MAUDE and THE LEADER Set for Common Ground Theatre, Oct 2012

HAROLD & MAUDE and THE LEADER Set for Common Ground Theatre, Oct 2012

Common Ground Theatre (www.cgtheatre.com) is a performance and teaching space located in west Durham, offering performing arts and educational groups a flexible, well-equipped alternative space. The Theatre provides a convenient venue for Triangle audiences to experience the diversity of our area's arts and educational offerings. All events listed will be held at Common Ground Theatre.

The Theatre is hosting the following events in October, 2012:

Ghost & Spice Productions Presents Harold & Maude by Colin Higgins

Young, rich, and obsessed with death, Harold finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral. Based on the movie, this stage adaption features Joan Darling as Maude and Ishai Buchbinder as Harold. Directed by Rachel Klem.

October 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13 at 8:00 p.m.
October 7 at 2:00 p.m.
Tickets: $16- General, $14- Student/ Senior
Reservations: (919) 698-3870
Website: http://www.ghostandspice.com

Bare Theatre Presents The Leader

inspired by and including the "The Leader" by Eugene Ionesco, directed by G. Todd Buker
Bare Theatre presents a mix of shorts that portray the role of leaders in society. With one of the most decisive elections in United States history approaching, Bare Theatre uses Eugene Ionesco's 1953 absurdist comedy The Leader as the centerpiece of a collection of pieces to capture the sometimes humorous, sometimes disturbing implications of following a leader. This bizarre story raises questions about human nature and leadership without being specific to time, place, or person. The original collection will feature, in addition to the Ionesco play and other vignettes: clowns performing TSA-style security checkpoints, a brief look at the most impactful leaders in world history, a presentation on "The Anatomy of a Leader," fun with lemmings, and a choreographed game of "king of the hill" with sinister turns.

October 25, 26 & 27 at 8:00 p.m.
October 28 at 2:00 p.m.
Tickets: $17 Adult, $10 Student/Senior/Military
Reservations: (919) 322-8819
Website: http://baretheatre.org

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