Month: October 2011
Nov. 1: “The Monti — Theme: Rescues” (The Monti at Motorco Music Hall in Durham). Nov. 1: “Yo Gabba Gabba!” (AC Entertainment and Broadway Series South in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium). Nov. 1-6, 8-13: “The Parchman Hour” (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre). Review. Nov. 2, 4: Gate Theatre: “Samuel Beckett’s ‘Watt’” (Carolina Performing… Read More ›
“Much Ado About Nothing” is a comedy about love and deception, with one of the greatest love/hate relationships in literature, between Beatrice and Benedick [Olivia Griego and Jeff Aguiar]. The two battle wits as friends and family try to trick them into loving each other.
A 200-year-old lesson in religious tolerance, “Nathan the Wise” is an intricate 18th century story set in Jerusalem during the Crusades. As religious conflict wages, the lives of a Jewish merchant, a young Templar and a Sultan become entwined in tale of familial coincidence. While religion may divide them, they discover a common goal of peace and reconciliation.
Lauren Kennedy and Ray Walker are not just 18 years older, but better — much better. Their charismatic characterizations make the North Carolina Theatre‘s home-grown production of “Evita” a must-see musical that outshines some of the touring productions that pass through the Triangle.
PlayMakers Repertory Company will present world premiere of The Parchman Hour: The Songs and Stories of the ’61 Freedom Riders, a stirring docudrama with music written and directed by Mike Wiley, on Oct. 26-30 and Nov. 1-6 and 8-13 in the Paul Green Theatre in the University of North Carolina’s Center for Dramatic Art. According… Read More ›