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JTP’s Fine Cast Does Lynn Nottage’s 2017 Pulitzer Prize Winner, Sweat, “Justice”

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February 16, 2020 • A&E Theatre Reviews, Lead Story, Reviews

Sweat by Lynn Nottage is the kind of play that provokes conversation in the car all the way home. We fell into conversation about several higher-level topics in the 30-minute drive home from the Umstead Park United Church of Christ in Raleigh, NC; and the conversation continues as we sit to write this review of… Read More ›

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March 2020 Triangle Theater Calendar

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for the entire month of March 2020. 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 RobertM748@aol.com, and be sure to e-mail all your news releases and publicity PHOTOS — with… Read More ›

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Drum Tao @ the Carolina Theater

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Drum Tao  @ the Carolina Theater Durham February 13, 2020 With only 10 minutes that we are allowed to shoot in low light (sorry about the image quality), I just can’t begin to show you how great this performance was. There was so much more to the performance than members playing the drums. There was… Read More ›

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Child Injured by Incorrectly Labeled Toys? What You Should Do Next.

by LeeAnn Riddle  All parents know that what is appropriate for one child may not be suitable for another child. This is also true with respect to the toys kids play with. Age can determine what type of toys are safe for children. It is the toy manufacturers legal duty to ensure all products display… Read More ›

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The Carolina Ballet’s Rhapsody in Blue Is Absolutely Stunning!

When an evening of ballet includes music like perennial favorites George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings, the audience knows already that they’re in for a treat, but what the Carolina Ballet’s patrons got with the opening night of Rhapsody in Blue, was a gift tied up in a brilliant diamond-blue… Read More ›

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Delta Rae

Delta Rae @ Lincoln Theater December 13, 2019 Delta Rae is a national band from here in the Triangle. Formed as a quartet in Durham, NC, by three siblings: Brittany Hölljes (vocals), Ian Hölljes (vocals, guitar) and Eric Hölljes (vocals, piano, guitar), as well as Elizabeth Hopkins (vocals) and they debuted at Duke University in… Read More ›

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JTP’s Fine Cast Does Lynn Nottage’s 2017 Pulitzer Prize Winner, Sweat, “Justice”

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Sweat by Lynn Nottage is the kind of play that provokes conversation in the car all the way home. We fell into conversation about several higher-level topics in the 30-minute drive home from the Umstead Park United Church of Christ in Raleigh, NC; and the conversation continues as we sit to write this review of… Read More ›

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NCT’s Kinky Boots Is a Must-See Musical, with Lots of High-Heeled Kicks and Belly-Laughs

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With high-heeled kicks, belly-laugh puns, and a score worthy of a Tony® for Best Musical in 2013, the North Carolina Theatre‘s home-grown production of Kinky Boots creates a spectacle unlike any other at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium. The cast is full of actors and singers who can compete with those playing the same roles on Broadway,… Read More ›

Auditions »

Auditions for Jazz Summer Intensive

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The Philharmonic Association – Triangle Youth Music is offering a week intensive for young musicians who want to gain skills in jazz. Auditions will be held Monday July 15 for selection into two big bands. The intensive will run July 16 – 19, 6:30 – 9:00 at the Cary Arts Center. A free concert Saturday… Read More ›