Opera House Theatre Company presents the Wilmington premiere of Les Miserables on the mainstage of Thalian Hall. It runs Wednesday through Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 3pm this week; it runs the next two weekends Friday and Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 3. I spoke with director Suellen Yates and star Jon Berry (who plays Jean Valjean). Tickets available at thalianhall.org or 632-2285.
Susannah Tuttle, director of North Carolina Interfaith Power and Light, will present a program tonight in the Parish Hall of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. It’s called Sacred Foodscapes & Faith: The Food-Faith-Climate Change Connection. Ed Ablard of the church vestry outreach gave us details about the event, which includes networking at 5:00, a light supper at 5:30, and the program at 6:00. Free, but donations accepted. St. Paul’s is at 16 North 16th Street in Wilmington.
Imaginary Theatre Company presents Venus in Fur by David Ives. Director Lee Lowrimore and actress Anna Stromberg tell us about this daring, erotic, mysterious comic drama. It stars Anna Stromberg and Mike O’Neill.
The show opens this week at Cape Fear Playhouse, 613 Castle Street. It runs Thursday-Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 3 through June 23. Tickets at BigDawgProductions.org
City Stage presents Brooklyn: The Musical. My guests were director Anthony David Lawson, and actor/singers Olivia James and LaRaisha Burnette. The show opens tonight at 8, and runs at 8 every night through Sunday. It then runs for two more weekends, Friday through Sunday May 31-June 2 and June 7-9), all shows at 8. City Stage is at 21 North Front Street. Tickets are available online.