Month: December 2011
Jan. 3, 17; Feb. 21: “Imaginary Creatures” (Carolina Puppet Theatre at Holly Springs Cultural Center). Jan. 6: “Long Time Gone: Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young Cover Band” (benefit concert for John Silveira and his family) (Stars Theater and Arts Center in Fuquay-Varina). Jan. 6: “Release the Bats: The Inglorious Return of the Uncle Typhus Uncommon… Read More ›
Justice Theater Project’s Version of Langston Hughes’ Gospel Song Play, “Black Nativity,” Is Almost Sold Out
The Justice Theater Project hopes to start a new holiday tradition of performing shows in downtown Raleigh, NC, by presenting “Black Nativity,” a 1961 black gospel song play by African-American poet, playwright, and political activist Langston Hughes.
“Attitude” is everything as Jesse Gephart impersonates the youthful, out-of-work, and dead-broke Sedaris, who took a seasonal job as an elf in Macy’s “SantaLand,” and turned the humiliation of walking around in pointy shoes dressed as an elf into a classic Christmas story.
After staging crowd-pleasing radio-drama presentations of “It’s a Wonderful Life” in 2008 and 2009, the Cary Players’ community theater attempted an ambitious full-scale stage adaptation of the movie. The result was entertaining, but had a far too many rough spots, some of them due to the youth and/or inexperience of several members of the cast.
Reflections: Portraits by Beverly McIver is an exhibition celebrating McIver’s prodigious work from the past decade, highlighting her renowned, emotive self-portraits and portraits of her family.