Wackadoo Family Antics:

The Spaghetti Catalyst Browncoat Pub and Theatre Thurs-Sat., 8/11-14, 18-21, 8 p.m., or Sunday matinees, 5 p.m. Tickets: $10-$15 http://www.browncoattheatre.com Who doesn’t have a story of wackadoo family quirks or antics? Perhaps a dorky dad who tells outdated Star Trek jokes, an annoying uncle who wears out his welcome, or an eccentric mom who adorns the color pink every day­—then proceeds to judge your wardrobe … Continue reading Wackadoo Family Antics:

In Memoriam:

Shakespeare on the Green Greenfield Lake Amphitheater The Temptest: Fri. – Sun. with Thur. June 23. 5/27-6/16, 8 p.m. Much Ado About Nothing: 6/3-26, 8 p.m. • Free Enchanted forests of mystery and suspense; enduring tales of love, comedy and drama—the storytellers of all storytellers will be honored this week in Wilmington: Shakespeare. The 19th annual Cape Fear Shakespeare on the Green festival welcomes to … Continue reading In Memoriam:

Laughing Ahead:

Cape Fear Comedy Festival May 18-21 • $8-$45 Soapbox Laundro-Lounge 255 N. Front Street http://www.capefearcomedyfestival.com Side-splitting laughter, courtesy of talented stand-up comedians and improv groups from across the country, will have Wilmington in stitches at the 2011 Cape Fear Comedy Festival. Co-founded by Matt Ward and Timmy Sherrill, the event is a four-day independently run improv, sketch and stand-up soiree, taking place this week. Ward, who started as … Continue reading Laughing Ahead:

Modern Madness:

Hamlet May 19-22, 25-29 Wed.-Sun., 8 p.m. • Sun., 5 p.m. Browncoat Pub and Theatre 111 Grace St. http://www.browncoattheatre.com • $5-10 Guerilla Theatre’s Richard Davis, artistic director, has pondered “Hamlet” for roughly 10 years. Wanting to adapt the Shakespearean classic with a new twist, he decided to toy with modern skepticism of paranormal activity. Davis has written a world for Hamlet where he is not … Continue reading Modern Madness: