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The How and the Why stars Rozlyn Sorrell (left) and Carly P. Jones (photo by Paul Cory Photography)

Sarah Treem’s The How and the Why Features Top-Notch Acting and a Directorial Debut

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August 27, 2016 • A&E Theatre Reviews, Lead Story, Reviews

“The times they are a-changin’” Sarah Treem’s The How and the Why is a perfect choice for the 2016 Women’s Theatre Festival, which features plays that are written by women, that are directed by women, that feature women, and that are focused on women’s issues. And this production scores on all counts. Zelda (played by… Read More ›

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Mashuq Mushtaq Deen’s Solo, Draw the Circle, Chronicles His Female-to-Male Transition

(0) Mashuq Mushtaq Deen stars in PRC's world premiere of Draw the Circle (photo by HuthPhoto)

PlayMakers Repertory Company will kick off its 2016-17 season on Aug. 24-28 with the world premiere of Draw the Circle, an autobiographical one-man show about his female-to-male transition written and performed by Mashuq Mushtaq Deen and directed by Chay Yew. There will be a freewheeling talkback with the artists and selected subject-matter experts, following each… Read More ›

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NC Dance Festival Announces 2016-17 Season Artists and NCDA/NCDF New Works Award

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The NC Dance Festival (NCDF) announces the featured artists and dates for the Festival’s 26th season, kicking off in September 2016! Each year, the NC Dance Festival, a program coordinated by Greensboro-based Dance Project, brings professional modern and contemporary dance choreography from NC artists to audiences across the state. A panel of NCDF adjudicators selects… Read More ›

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Paul Taylor’s Timeless Choreography Stole the Audience’s Breath on July 29th at DPAC

On July 29th and July 30th, the American Dance Festival presented the Paul Taylor Dance Company, which performed Promethean Fire and other works at the Durham Performing Arts Center)

With over 144 iconic works in his repertoire, Paul Taylor is one of the most powerful choreographers of the world’s spirit, so it’s not surprising that the Friday night performance, July 29th, at the Durham Performing Arts Center filled the theater with an enthusiastic audience of dancers, choreographers, and Taylor aficionados. The American Dance Festival… Read More ›

A&E Music Reviews »

Dashboard Confessional is Taking Back Sunday

Adam Lazarra, lead singer of Taking Back Sunday (Photo Credit to Jacob Feldkamp).

Entering the Charlotte’s Metro Credit Union Amphitheater (formerly Uptown Music Factory) Tuesday night, speakers blared in my ears as the sounds shook my mind and vibrated into every thought I was having. The North Carolina stop of The Taste of Chaos Tour commenced in 90-degree temperatures, an early 2000’s nostalgia trip as co-headliners Taking Back… Read More ›

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Sarah Treem’s The How and the Why Features Top-Notch Acting and a Directorial Debut

(0) The How and the Why stars Rozlyn Sorrell (left) and Carly P. Jones (photo by Paul Cory Photography)

“The times they are a-changin’” Sarah Treem’s The How and the Why is a perfect choice for the 2016 Women’s Theatre Festival, which features plays that are written by women, that are directed by women, that feature women, and that are focused on women’s issues. And this production scores on all counts. Zelda (played by… Read More ›

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North Carolina Museum of Art and Chamber Music Raleigh Present Sights and Sounds on Sundays

North Carolina Museum of Art and Chamber Music Raleigh

Art-inspired chamber music series features North Carolina ensembles Raleigh, N.C.—The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) announces the 2015−16 schedule for Sights and Sounds on Sundays, the Museum’s long-running chamber music concert series produced in partnership with Chamber Music Raleigh. Sights and Sounds on Sundays features diverse performances by North Carolina’s premier chamber ensembles, complementing… Read More ›

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Women Cancer Survivors Audition Call

My 2nd Act- Survivor Stories

The empowering and highly entertaining My 2nd Act: Survivor Stories from the Stage will make its first national tour stop at the Venture Hall at the Marbles Kids Museum later this summer and the production team is looking for WOMEN CANCER SURVIVORS TO AUDITION and share their stories of their life after the diagnosis.

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The PRINCESS Talks Is a Really Cute Show in Need of a Few Tweaks and Fewer Monologues

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The PRINCESS Talks, created and directed by Actors Comedy Lab co-founder Nancy Rich and presented Aug. 18-21 at the Cary Arts Center by ACL, in collaboration with the Town of Cary, offers motivational enlightenment. The show is a loose adaptation of a dark edgy British short play entitled The Princess Monologues. Rich’s original script consists… Read More ›