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Broadway Series South's rendition of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical runs Nov. 25-Dec. 24

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Is a Fun-Filled, Joyous Entertainment for Children of All Ages

December 7, 2016 • A&E Theatre Reviews, Lead Story, Reviews

Broadway Series South’s presentation of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical, based upon the 1964 Claymation television special, will tickle kids and Baby Boomers alike as they tap their toes through this adaptation of the story of Rudolph. From his humble beginnings as a nasally challenged young reindeer to his rise to the head of… Read More ›

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December 2016 Triangle Theater Calendar

(0) Theatre in the Park will present A Christmas Carol, starring Ira David Wood III as Scrooge, on Dec. 7-11 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium and on Dec. 15-18 at DPAC

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for the entire month of December 2016. If your productions are not listed in this calendar, please e-mail the SHOW TITLE(S), DATE(S), LOCATION(S), and the name of the PRESENTER(S) to, and be sure to e-mail all your news releases and publicity PHOTOS — with… Read More ›

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Philharmonic Association Holiday Concert


Held again at Wake Forest High School Auditorium on December 12 at 4:00 pm, celebrate the season with the Triangle Youth Philharmonic. This concert of Holiday Pops includes Leroy Anderson favorites (A Christmas Festival, Sleigh Ride and more), A Chanukah Celebration by Terry Mizesko, and a carol sing-a-long. Tickets ($5 – $15) on sale at… Read More ›

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Carolina Ballet’s Don Quixote Dazzles and Delights

Carolina Ballet will perform Robert Weiss' Don Quixote on Oct. 13-16, 22, 23, 29, and 30 in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater

With dynamic dancing, comedic acting, and an eye for the philosophical, Carolina Ballet artistic director and choreographer Robert Weiss has created Don Quixote, his own interpretation of the classic 17th century novel that delighted audiences in 2008 and completely charmed the ballet’s Oct. 13th opening-night audience. This ballet will run through the end of the… 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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Patton Oswalt Brandished a Gleaming Machete of Self-Deprecation on Dec. 3rd in Raleigh

(0) Bob Nocek Presents LLC brought comedian Patton Oswalt to Raleigh's Meymandi Concert Hall on Saturday, Dec. 3rd

There is a proverb that says grief shared is diminished by half, while joy shared is doubled. Comedian Patton Oswalt performed this existential algebra in Raleigh’s Meymandi Concert Hall last Saturday night, Dec. 3rd, during a live show produced by Bob Nocek Presents LLC. He left his large audience of fans and social-media followers laughing… Read More ›

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The Ice Merchant by Paul Boor, MD is A Surprisingly Captivating Read

the ice merchant Dr Paul Boor

The Ice Merchant, a novel from physician-author Paul Boor takes us from upstate New York, down the Mississippi River, and into Galveston, Texas.    Through winding and interesting story, Dr. Boor reveals a few dark secrets in the life of the  central character, Nicholas van Horne and a post-Civil War America. Mr. van Horne, an enterprising… Read More ›

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Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas!: The Musical is Positively Delightful

(0) The misanthropic Grinch (center) undergoes an Ebenezer Scrooge-like Christmas conversion in Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!: The Musical (photo by

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! has been a major holiday favorite among kids (and kids at heart!) since it was first published in 1957. In fact, it was so beloved and so popular that it went on to be made into a celebrated television special in 1966, a feature film starring Jim Carrey… 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.