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Carolina Ballet’s Nutcracker Is Classical and Captivating Christmas Fare in the Triangle

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December 16, 2018 • A&E Dance Reviews, Dance, Lead Story

“How did he do that? Where did he go?” The little girl’s question during the opening scene of the Carolina Ballet’s classical Christmas ballet, The Nutcracker, says everything about the magic of the season. There’s no one who does a better job than bringing the season alive in the Triangle area than Robert Weiss’ enchantingly… Read More ›

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December 2018 Triangle Dance Calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Dance Calendar for the entire month of December 2018. 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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Wake Forest Civic Ballet Welcomes Carolina Ballet Guest Artists for the Ballet’s 2018 December “Nutcracker” Performances

Wake Forest Civic Ballet (WFCB), the not- for-profit performing ensemble of young dancers who are on track to become future dance professionals, announced today the addition of Carolina Ballet’s Alyssa Pilger and Nicholas Fokine, as guest artists in the company’s upcoming production of the Nutcracker. This family-friendly performance brings Clara’s journey to the Kingdom of… Read More ›

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Carolina Ballet’s Nutcracker Is Classical and Captivating Christmas Fare in the Triangle

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“How did he do that? Where did he go?” The little girl’s question during the opening scene of the Carolina Ballet’s classical Christmas ballet, The Nutcracker, says everything about the magic of the season. There’s no one who does a better job than bringing the season alive in the Triangle area than Robert Weiss’ enchantingly… Read More ›

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra

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The PNC Arena hosted Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve” 2018 winter tour Wednesday (December 12). TSO is on their 20th year with what is known as one of the biggest stage productions going or should I say two stage productions? They are actually two fractions fans know as TSO East and TSO West…. Read More ›

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The Ghosts That Haunt Our Lives Is the Subject of The Weir by Conor McPherson

(0) The cast includes (from left) Jordan Wolfe, Lucius Robinson, and Emily Rieder (photo by David Rauch)

When the curtain rises on Burning Coal Theatre Company’s production of The Weir by Connor McPherson, it’s a dreary, windy night at a remote pub in Ireland. Two locals, Jim (Lucius Robinson) and Jack (Simon Kaplan), drink beer to stave off the cold. They talk with the bar’s owner, Brendan (Jordan Wolfe), about the weather;… Read More ›

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TIP’s Charming Charlie Brown Christmas Is a Family-Friendly Dose of Holiday Spirit

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If you’re looking for a family-friendly dose of holiday spirit, look no further than Theatre in the Park’s charming production of A Charlie Brown Christmas. Adapted for the stage by Eric Schaeffer, the show is basically the 1965 animated television special, performed live, with all the nostalgic effervescence of the cartoon combined with clever staging… Read More ›

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Philharmonic Association – Triangle Youth Music Auditions

The Philharmonic Association invites aspiring orchestral and jazz musicians to register for our upcoming auditions. The auditions for our Triangle Youth Jazz Band, Triangle Youth Jazz Orchestra and award-winning Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble will be held August 20 and 27. Auditions for the full orchestras Triangle Youth Orchestra, Triangle Youth Symphony and Triangle Youth Philharmonic will be held August 21… Read More ›