Month: March 2011
“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.”
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.
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” “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 ›
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(!).