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Some of the Sharpest Social Criticism Emerges at Comic Moments in the Agape Theatre Project’s Production of Trouble in Mind

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Charleston, SC-born playwright Alice Childress’ Trouble in Mind, which premiered in November of 1955, won a 1956 OBIE Award for best original Off-Broadway production. (Indeed, Childress was the first African-American woman to win an OBIE.) The Agape Theatre Project’s production of this comedy-drama, directed by Kenneth E. Hinton, with technical direction by Artie Reese, runs… Read More ›

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June 2019 Triangle Theater Calendar

DPAC will present Cats, with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and book and lyrics adapted from T.S. Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, on June 4-9

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for the entire month of June 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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Garbage at the Ritz Raleigh

Garbage at the Ritz Raleigh Garbage was with us in North Carolina at the Ritz Raleigh Tuesday. They were in Raleigh at the Red Hat Amphitheater last year opening for Blondie. Unfortunately I got my dates missed up and missed that show. Had tickets and a photo pass for that one too! Garbage has played… 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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There Is Only One Word for Dorrance Dance’s Michelle Dorrance at ADF — It Is Wow!

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Sound. Tap is about sound. Rhythm. The beat. You might also think that tap is about those shoes that make the sound in a rhythmic, almost super-human beat. It is. But last night’s American Dance Festival presentation of Dorrance Dance in SOUNDspace on June 21-23 in the R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke University’s West… Read More ›

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Greta Van Fleet

The 2019 Grammy Award winners for Best Rock Album, Greta Van Fleet, hit Raleigh Thursday at the Red Hat Amphitheater. This young band, between the ages of 19 to 22, consist of three Kiszka brothers and a friend all from Frankenmuth, Michigan. Brothers Josh on vocals, his twin Jake on guitar and youngest brother Sam… Read More ›

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Some of the Sharpest Social Criticism Emerges at Comic Moments in the Agape Theatre Project’s Production of Trouble in Mind

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Charleston, SC-born playwright Alice Childress’ Trouble in Mind, which premiered in November of 1955, won a 1956 OBIE Award for best original Off-Broadway production. (Indeed, Childress was the first African-American woman to win an OBIE.) The Agape Theatre Project’s production of this comedy-drama, directed by Kenneth E. Hinton, with technical direction by Artie Reese, runs… Read More ›

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Theatre Raleigh’s No-Holds-Barred Production of Junk Pays Huge Dramatic Dividends

Over a quarter of a century ago, Hollywood addressed the issue of hostile corporate take-overs with 1990’s Pretty Woman and 1991’s Other People’s Money. Both dealt with the possible human costs and consequences of these predatory schemes for getting rich, but neither of these light-and-breezy movies examined the depths to which these machinations would sometimes… Read More ›

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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 ›