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Month: March 2011

Triangle theater diva Lynda Clark as Queen Gertrude and Michael Murray as King Claudius

TIP’s “Devon Does Denmark” Is a Royal Farce Written and Directed by Raleigh’s Ira David Wood III

“I wanted to write and direct a show where we can just hoot and holler,” confesses “Devon Does Denmark” dramatist and director David Wood. “Rehearsals are such fun. I wanted to have a great time.”

Memorial Hall hosts "Woyzeck on the Highveld" April 1st and 2nd

Handspring Puppet Company Will Perform “Woyzeck on the Highveld” in UNC’s Memorial Hall April 1 and 2

In his latest incarnation, Woyzeck has found himself a new skin (black), a new homeland (South Africa during apartheid), a new job (servant) and, perhaps most fitting of all for a creature so bedeviled by society, a new medium of expression: he is now a puppet.

Carolina Performing Arts presents the Handspring Puppet Company in "Woyzeck on the Highveld" on April 1st and 2nd

April 2011 Theater Calendar

April 1: “Disney Live! Mickey’s Magic Show” (Durham Performing Arts Center). April 1: “Late Night @ REP,” starring Susan Burcham and Scott McKenzie (Raleigh Ensemble Players at 213 Fayetteville St.). April 1-2: “Marvin Hamlisch Presents: The Barbra Streisand Songbook,” starring Julie Budd (North Carolina Symphony at Meymandi Concert Hall). April 1-2: Handspring Puppet Company: “Woyzeck… Read More ›

William Shimmel and Juliette Binoche in "Certified Copy"

Delightful “Certified Copy” Now Playing At The Colony

William Shimmel and Juliette Binoche in “Certified Copy” “Certified Copy” (Dir. Abbas Kiarostami, 2010) This dialogue driven French drama has been validly compared to “My Dinner With Andre”, and the “Before Sunrise”/“Before Sunset” films, but it’s at its most alluring when the characters stop talking and stare off into space. You can really get lost… Read More ›

"Picasso at the Lapin Agile" continues April 1-3 at The ArtsCenter

Blond Bombshell Sarah Donnell Steals the Show in The ArtsCenter’s “Picasso at the Lapin Agile”

Wonderfully wacky blond bombshell Sarah Donnell steals the show with her outrageous antics as three groupies — the ditzy Countess pursuing Einstein; Picasso’s latest conquest Suzanne, who is hoping for a sequel to her whirlwind tryst with the painter; and an ardent Female Admirer of Schmendimen(!).