Month: May 2011
RALEIGH, N.C., April 18, 2011 — Burning Coal Theatre Company, a small professional theatre in Raleigh, North Carolina has announced its 2011-2012 main stage season. It will begin with the riveting music and dance filled Enron by Lucy Prebble, Sept. 8-25, 2011; followed by Shakespeare’s Henry V (on Trapeze), Dec. 1-18, 2011; then Man of La Mancha by… Read More ›
“The play fits nicely in the rooftop garden, and is strengthened by the surroundings,” claims director Steven Roten. “I hope that the audience will feel like they are a part of the world of the play while they enjoy the warm spring nights.”
In “The Dixie Swim Club,” director John C. McIlwee says, “Five women strengthen their enduring friendships by meeting in the same Outer Banks cottage on the same weekend every year to celebrate their college swim team’s success and ‘catch-up’ with their triumphs and tragedies.”
June 1, 4, 5, 9, 12: “The Dixie Swim Club” (University Theatre at N.C. State’s TheatreFest 2011: Southern Comfort in the Titmus Theatre). Review. June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; July 7, 14, 21, 28; Aug. 4, 11, 18: “Nature Tales: Storytime in the Garden” (N.C. Botanical Garden at UNC-Chapel Hill). June 2-3: “Dancing at… Read More ›
The sublime silliness of the Brit twits of Monty Python’s Flying Circus (1969-83) is on display this week at the Durham Performing Arts Center in the form of “Monty Python’s Spamalot.” The light and lively national tour of the iconoclastic 2005 Broadway musical gleefully skewers chivalry by transforming the principal characters of the Arthurian legend into a bunch of clueless wankers flailing away at each other on the pestilent dung heap that was medieval England, circa 932 A.D.