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Betty Buckley stars as Dolly Levi in the National Tour of Hello, Dolly! (photo © 2018 by Julieta Cervantes)

Hello, Dolly! Is a Heartwarming, First-Rate Musical, Starring the Legendary Betty Buckley!

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When we arrived at the Durham Performing Arts Center on opening night (Tuesday, May 21st), I was not surprised to see the small buses from various assisted living communities parked in front. The 2018 national tour of director Jerry Zaks’ 2017 Broadway revival of Hello, Dolly! has finally reached the Bull City. And it’s not… Read More ›

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May 2019 Triangle Theater Calendar

Beautiful: The Carol King Musical returns to the Durham Performing Arts Center May 7-12 for eight performances, as a WRAL Greatest Hits of Broadway encore

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for the entire month of May 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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Carolina Ballet’s Swan Lake Is CEO/Artistic Director Ricky Weiss’ Lovely Swan Song

(0) Margaret Severin-Hansen stars as a beautiful princess cursed to live as a swan until she finds true love in Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake (photo by Armes Photography)

The last program of the Carolina Ballet’s 2018-19 season is Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s iconic Swan Lake, featuring live music by the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle. Swan Lake is such a favorite of ballet-goers that the program is offered in the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium, rather than the usual A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater. It feels like… Read More ›

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Greta Van Fleet

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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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Hello, Dolly! Is a Heartwarming, First-Rate Musical, Starring the Legendary Betty Buckley!

(0) Betty Buckley stars as Dolly Levi in the National Tour of Hello, Dolly! (photo © 2018 by Julieta Cervantes)

When we arrived at the Durham Performing Arts Center on opening night (Tuesday, May 21st), I was not surprised to see the small buses from various assisted living communities parked in front. The 2018 national tour of director Jerry Zaks’ 2017 Broadway revival of Hello, Dolly! has finally reached the Bull City. And it’s not… Read More ›

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Voices Blend and Resonate to Make Beehive: The 60s Musical the Hottest Ticket in Town

(0) The cast for Theatre Raleigh's production of Beehive includes (clockwise from top rear) Tyanna West (Gina), Lydia D. Kinton (Laura), Yolanda Rabun (Wanda), Destiny Diamond (Jasmine), Dakota Mackey-McGee (Alison) , and dance captain Casey Wenger-Schulman (Pattie) (photo by Jennifer Robertson)

In Beehive: The 60’s Musical, playing May 8-12 and 15-19 at the Kennedy Theatre in Raleigh, NC, as part of Theatre Raleigh’s 2019 Summer Series, creator and Off-Broadway director Larry Gallagher has created a wonderful musical history of the 1960s, one of this country’s least understood decades and, perhaps, most important. Gallaher, who died much… 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 ›