Triangle Arts and Entertainment – News and Reviews Theatre Dance Music Arts

Month: November 2010

Dino De Laurentiis, pioneer of N.C. film industry, dies at 91

BY DENNIS MCLELLAN Dino De Laurentiis, the flamboyant Italian movie producer who helped resurrect his nation’s film industry after World War II and helped launch the industry in North Carolina, has died at 91. For more than six decades, he produced films as diverse as the 1954 Federico Fellini classic “La Strada” and the 1976… Read More ›

Light Up Your Holidays + Light Up The Night – Kickoff Event

Lighting Celebration and Open House, December 3-4 from 6-10pm Celebrate the launch of a new holiday tradition in downtown Raleigh. Local arts and cultural groups will Light Up Your Holidays on December 3rd and 4th with a series of outdoor and indoor events that will delight your entire family! Raleigh Mayor Charles Meeker will kick… Read More ›

Mark Ballas will partner with Giselle Peacock in "Burn the Floor"

“Burn the Floor” Stars Mark Ballas and Giselle Peacock

The producers of “Burn the Floor,” Broadway’s Latin and Ballroom dance spectacular, have announced that Mark Ballas of TV’s “Dancing with the Stars” will join the tour for a limited engagement, beginning Nov. 30th in Raleigh, NC. Ballas will perform with dance partner Giselle Peacock.

"Shipwrecked! An Entertainment" opens Dec. 1st at PlayMakers Rep

“Shipwrecked! An Entertainment” Is a Swashbuckling Show by Pulitzer Prize Winner Donald Margulies

PRC guest director Tom Quaintance explains, “Donald Margulies wrote a play that is a celebration of theatricality. I have long felt that if something could be done as well on television or film, then I wasn’t interested in directing it on stage — ‘Shipwrecked! An Entertainment’ is a play that revels in that aesthetic, and I love it.”

NRACT’s Robin Hood is Full of Family Fun

Robin Hood is a wonderful choice for strong, young performers, and the child actors of NRACT (North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre) get it just right in this uproarious production of the comedy by Larry Blamire. Directed to perfection by Kendra Thomas, the diverse young cast features twenty students of all ages. Maximillian Thomas makes… Read More ›