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PlayMakers Repertory Company’s “Native Son” Sparks Great Thought

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September 17, 2019 • A&E Theatre Reviews, Lead Story, Reviews

PlayMakers Repertory Company has opened its new season with a beautiful and thought-provoking production of Nambi E. Kelley’s Native Son, based on the novel by Richard Wright and intricately directed by Colette Robert. This updated version of the play is still set in 1939, but something about it feels more modern and fresh than Paul… Read More ›

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September 2019 Triangle Theater Calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for the entire month of September 2019. 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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Beck

Beck @ Walnut Creek Amphitheater  I know a few people who skipped this show because of rain. I was just hoping there was no lightning. This would be number two of seven that did not get held back, postponed or canceled due to severe weather for me at Walnut Creek this year. I have to… 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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Carolina Ballet’s Opening-Night Performance of George Balanchine’s Rubies Sparkled

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Autumn signals the beginning of ballet season, and the excitement for Carolina Ballet 2019-20 schedule was palpable on opening night. The lobby of the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh, NC, reflected the same type of changes that the Ballet is undergoing this year: a freshening, some new accoutrements, some recognizable faces, and some “Ooh,… Read More ›

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Brad Paisley

Brad Paisley @ Walnut Creek August 15th I don’t know about my luck shooting at Walnut Creek this year. Three of the four shows were delayed because of severe weather. I actual left the Hootie and the Blowfish show after standing in the rain for two hours. Riley Green was only able to preform five… Read More ›

A&E Theatre Reviews »

PlayMakers Repertory Company’s “Native Son” Sparks Great Thought

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PlayMakers Repertory Company has opened its new season with a beautiful and thought-provoking production of Nambi E. Kelley’s Native Son, based on the novel by Richard Wright and intricately directed by Colette Robert. This updated version of the play is still set in 1939, but something about it feels more modern and fresh than Paul… Read More ›

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Theatre Raleigh’s The Scottsboro Boys Is Absolutely Phenomenal, and Its Storytelling Method Is Unique!

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Start with a story that needs telling; pick a unique, unexpected method to tell it; recruit a dynamite cast and a first-rate production team; stir; and serve! Theatre Raleigh’s production of The Scottsboro Boys is guaranteed to entertain, to impress, to stimulate, to motivate …. The Story Is One of Tragic Injustice: Nine well-intentioned young… Read More ›

Auditions »

Auditions for Jazz Summer Intensive

young jazz musicians

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 ›