Carolina Actors Studio Theatre goes bananas for its latest theatrical adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut's satirical classic, Welcome To The Monkey House. The book -- published in 1968 -- features drastic and intertwining short stories about varying subject matter, exposing human nature and society. You can expect CAST's stage to become a zoo of exciting extremes during this performance. $20-$25. May 1, 8 p.m.; May 6-8, 8 p.m.; May 13-15, 8 p.m.; May 20-22, 8 p.m.; May 27-29, 8 p.m. Carolina Actors Studio Theatre, 1118 Clement Ave. 704-455-8542. www.nccast.com.