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Joshua David Robinson and Christine Mirzayan star as Robin Hood and Maid Marian in PlayMakers Rep's Sept. 12-30 production of Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood (photo by HuthPhoto)

PlayMakers Rep Will Stage Sherwood, Ken Ludwig’s Comic Take on Robin Hood, on Sept. 18-23 and 25-30

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September 18, 2018 • Features, Lead Story, Theatre Feature

PlayMakers Repertory Company will kick off its 2018-19 mainstage season with the Triangle premiere of York, PA-born playwright and screenwriter Ken Ludwig’s 2017 comedy with music, Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood, directed by Brooklyn, NY actress and director Jessie Austrian, on Sept. 18-23 and 25-30 in the Paul Green Theatre in the University of… Read More ›

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PlayMakers Rep Will Stage Sherwood, Ken Ludwig’s Comic Take on Robin Hood, on Sept. 18-23 and 25-30

(0) Joshua David Robinson and Christine Mirzayan star as Robin Hood and Maid Marian in PlayMakers Rep's Sept. 12-30 production of Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood (photo by HuthPhoto)

PlayMakers Repertory Company will kick off its 2018-19 mainstage season with the Triangle premiere of York, PA-born playwright and screenwriter Ken Ludwig’s 2017 comedy with music, Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood, directed by Brooklyn, NY actress and director Jessie Austrian, on Sept. 18-23 and 25-30 in the Paul Green Theatre in the University of… Read More ›

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The Revolutionists Take Over Raleigh Little Theatre

In Raleigh Little Theatre‘s upcoming production of “The Revolutionists,” four uncompromising women are reimagined as the heroes of the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror in this empowering comedy. Director Amy White takes us back to 1793 and provides a unique take on France’s fight for equality and freedom. “The Revolutionists” by Lauren Gunderson opens at… Read More ›

A&E Dance Reviews »

Coming Home Showcased the Best of the Best ADF Alumni on June 23rd and 24th in Durham

(2) Raja Feather Kelly (photo by Kate Enman)

A futurific statement that fuses styles, a performance piece that satirizes TEDx, a clothing switch that indicates something deeper, a beat boy with a sense of humor, and a finely timed clockwork piece that steals your breath. These are the creative works produced when the American Dance Festival invites a select group of ADF alumni… Read More ›

A&E Music Reviews »

Black Violin: The Classical Boom Tour Is More Electrifying Than the Lightning Storm on Aug. 18th at Cary’s Koka Booth Amphitheatre

Outback Concerts presented Black Violin: The Classical Boom Tour at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18th, at the Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Regency Park in Cary

The thunderstorms had already started rumbling through the Triangle region when Outback Concerts’ Saturday, Aug. 18th, presentation of Black Violin: The Classical Boom Tour commenced at the Koka Booth Amphitheater in Regency Park in Cary, NC; but that didn’t matter to the pair of classically-trained violinists who perform as Black Violin. While lightning flashed behind… Read More ›

A&E Theatre Reviews »

Sonorous Road’s Open Doors 10-Minute Play Festival Delivers Laughs, Tears, Interpersonal Insights, and Social Commentary

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The Third Annual Open Doors Short Play Festival opened last Friday night at the Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio to a packed house. Whether it was the palpable energy in the audience or the bass thudding at the quinceañera next door, everyone was in high spirits; and despite the background noise (an unavoidable factor… Read More ›

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First-Rate Acting and Superb Musicianship Make Theatre Raleigh’s Once a Must-See Musical

(0) Theatre Raleigh's Sept. 5-9 and 12-16 presentation of Once stars (from left) David Bartlett, Morgan Parpan, Andrew Nielson, and Dave Toole (photo by Jennifer Griffin Robertson)

Theatre Raleigh’s current production of Once, directed by Tim Seib, is a 2011 Off-Broadway and 2012 Broadway musical, with music and lyrics by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová and book by Enda Walsh, based on a 2007 Irish film. This is a relatively recent trend for many of us, who grew up watching film versions… Read More ›

Auditions »

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 ›