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Month: October 2010

JASON CRAIGHEAD JOINS FLANDERS GALLERY

The Raleigh gallery will represent the artist in the Triangle region Jason Craighead, an award-winning artist whose work has been feature in solo and group exhibitions throughout the Southeast, is now represented by Flanders Gallery in Raleigh. “As an artist, it’s important that your representation reflects your thought processes and philosophy about art,” Craighead said… Read More ›

"The Rocky Horror Show" runs through Oct. 31st (photo from Center Stage)

“The Rocky Horror Show” Roars into Raleigh

On Thursday, Oct. 28th, the Carolina Theatre Group, LLC’s powerhouse presentation of “The Rocky Horror Show” roared into Raleigh — “Sexy as Hell,” as advertised, oh yeah — with a wild and wooly cast of deliciously depraved characters stalking Scenic Asylum’s macabre multilevel set that surpasses Dr. Frankenstein’s castle in creepiness. A hard-rocking onstage band, with fire in their fingertips, rattled the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium rafters.

NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” Live Tour Stars Felipe Esparza, Mike DeStefano, Tommy Johnagin, Myq Kaplan, and Jonathan Thymius

Goodnight’s Comedy Club and Broadway Series South presents NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” Live Tour, an evening of knee-slapping stand-up comedy starring Season 7 winner Felipe Esparza, and three of the four Summer 2010 finalists (Mike DeStefano, Tommy Johnagin, and Myq Kaplan), plus sixth-place finisher Jonathan Thymius, on Oct. 29th in the Meymandi Concert Hall in the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh, NC.

"Bug" opens on Oct. 28th in the REP Upstairs Studio at 213 Fayetteville St. in Raleigh

Raleigh Ensemble Players’ Halloween Show Is “Bug,” an Eerie Psychological Thriller by Tracy Letts

For its Halloween show, Raleigh Ensemble Players will present “Bug,” prize-winning playwright Tracy Letts’ award-winning 2004 Off-Broadway hit for mature audiences, on Oct. 28-Nov. 20 in the REP Upstairs Studio at 213 Fayetteville St. “Bug is a really fascinating show … an eerie psychological thriller that’s really fun for Halloween and the fall season,” claims Raleigh Ensemble Players’ managing director Gary Williams. “All of the action takes place in a motel room on the outskirts of Oklahoma City, and the production designers have done a great job of creating an intimate environment where the audience are voyeurs watching the action.”

"Burn the Floor" opens Nov. 30th at Broadway Series South

November 2010 Theater Calendar

Nov. 2-7: “Educating Rita” (Triad Stage). Nov. 4-7, 9-14: “Billy Elliot the Musical” (Durham Performing Arts Center). Nov. 2-7, 9-14: “Fences” (PlayMakers Repertory Company in Paul Green Theatre). Nov. 3: “The Frog Prince” (The Carolina Theatre‘s GlaxoSmithKline Arts Discovery Series). Nov. 3-6: “A Piece of My Heart” (University Theatre at N.C. State in the Kennedy-McIlwee… Read More ›