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Month: December 2010

January 2011 Theater Calendar

Jan. 4-9, 11-16, 18-23, 25-30: “Disney’s ‘The Lion King’” (Durham Performing Arts Center). Jan. 8: “Casino Night and Murder Mystery: “I’d Kill for That Role’” (Raleigh Little Theatre’s 75th anniversary fundraiser). Jan. 12-16: “Exit Cuckoo (nanny in motherland),” written and performed by Lisa Ramirez (PlayMakers Repertory Company PRC2 Series in Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre). Jan…. Read More ›

Pictured: Tyler Hollinger, Matthew Carlson and Kate Goehring (on screen) and Cheryl Koski and Matthew Carlson (on stage) in The Glass Menagerie. Photo: VanderVeen Photographers.

The Top Triangle Theatrical Productions of 2010

For years, Triangle Theater Review has argued that the Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill area of North Carolina has the liveliest theater scene between Washington, DC, and Atlanta, GA. The year 2010 provided further proof, if any was needed, that we have the onstage talent, the backstage genius, and the wherewithal to mount any show available for local production.

Actress, TV Host, and Pitch Woman: Forbes Riley

Most people know Forbes Riley for promoting Jack LaLanne’s Juicer and Montel William’s HealthMaster. Forbes Riley has sold health and fitness products for over twenty years and is a National Fitness Hall of Fame Inductee. This year Forbes Riley won three ERA Moxie Awards! The ERA Moxie Awards for the direct response marketing industry, recognizes… Read More ›

As Always, the Nutcracker Delights

Nutcracker is a Christmas tradition everywhere, but nobody does it better than Carolina Ballet. Its tenth run proves every bit as delightful and magical as it has in previous years. While not a lot has changed, this is one ballet that simply never grows old. The party scene that makes up the first act features… Read More ›

Paperback cover of "Homer's Odyssey"

Homer for the Holidays!

“Homer has always been exceptionally well-loved,” says Gwen Cooper, “and that hasn’t really changed since the book came out. We don’t think of or treat him as a ‘brand.’ He’s still our goofy little cat, and he’s as busy as he ever was just doing his regular ‘cat stuff’ ….”