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Gene Gillette (left) and Adam Langdon star as Ed and Christopher Boone (photo by Joan Marcus)

Autism Takes Center Stage at DPAC in an Ingenious Adaptation of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

February 23, 2017 • A&E Theatre Reviews, Lead Story, Reviews

“It was too loud,” the pink-haired boy declares. He is soft-spoken, eyes cast downward as he tugs at his jacket zipper. We are standing in the red-carpeted lobby after Tuesday night’s opening performance of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at the Durham Performing Arts Center. As the crowd spilled into the… Read More ›

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DPAC Presents Simon Stephens’ Olivier and Tony Award® Winner, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, on Feb. 21-26

(0) The U.S. Tour stars Adam Langdon (center) as Christopher Boone (photo by Joan Marcus)

The Durham Performing Arts Center’s is excited to present the U.S. tour of the National Theatre of Great Britain’s award-winning 2012 production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, on Feb. 21-26 as part of its 2016-17 SunTrust Broadway Series. Ingeniously adapted for the stage by English playwright Simon Stephens (Heisenberg) and… Read More ›

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Winning… in the Second City


World famous comedy club and Chicago institution, The Second City presents the 105th Mainstage Revue, “THE WINNER… OF OUR DISCONTENT.” The politically themed show debuted just over a month after the most recent election and reflective of its title, the performers project the feelings of disappointment, anger, and fear that the current administration has aroused…. Read More ›

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Carolina Ballet’s Little Mermaid Is a Classic Fairy Tale with a Progressive Twist

Carolina Ballet will stage The Little Mermaid Feb. 2-19 in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in >the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh (photo by 20/20 Photo Video)

In the land of basketball and BBQ, it is easy to forget that North Carolina also has a notable ballet company. Carolina Ballet’s production of Lynne Taylor-Corbett’s The Little Mermaid, running Feb. 2-19 in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh, will delight the young and the young at heart, with its cartoon colors, stunning… Read More ›

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Christian Cool Collective

Chill vibes and good spirits surfed into town Saturday night as Switchfoot and Relient K hit The Ritz in Raleigh, NC. Opening act Relient K has been a chameleon of sorts, switching genres from the spiritual Christian rock to the secular alternative rock. Hailing from Canton, Ohio, the band are the type of act you would… Read More ›

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Hold on to Your Seat as The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) Takes Off

(0) The cast includes (from left) Daryl Ray Carliles, Lorelei Lemon, and Greg Guiliano

For the next few weeks, a trio of actors — Lorelei Lemon, Greg Guiliano, and Daryl Ray Carliles — will take Cary Players patrons on a madcap 90-minute ride through all 37 plays of William Shakespeare as they perform The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised]. You do the math, and then hold onto… Read More ›

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The Hillyer Community Chorus Seeks Singers for Spring Performance

Hillyer Community Chorus invites new singers to join them for their 2017 Spring season. They are recruiting all interested singers with basic music reading and singing experience, with no audition required. There are no dues, and music is provided. The first rehearsal is at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. Rehearsals and concerts take… Read More ›