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Month: January 2012

Van Hughes (left) as Johnny and Joshua Kobak as St. Jimmy will cavort with the company of the First National Tour of "American Idiot" Jan. 31-Feb. 5 in Raleigh (photo by Doug Hamilton)

The First National Tour of Green Day’s Punk Rock Opera “American Idiot” Is Flat-Out Electrifying

Broadway Series South and the North Carolina Theatre will present eight performances of the First National Tour of “American Idiot,” a 2009 rock opera that takes its title from a 2004 concept album by the legendary California punk rock band Green Day, on Jan. 31-Feb. 5 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium.

Molly Daughter

Molly Daughter by Deborah Randall, Music by Alan Scott. Directed by Carnessa Ottelin. February 10 – 26, 2011 Live music by Coty Cockrell and Jason Hedrick, combined with Deb Royals, Renee Wimberley and Alison Lawrence on stage bring this tale of Irish immigrant coal mining families to life. In 1877 everything in the coal mining… Read More ›

Nominate Your Choice

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2012 Readers Choice Awards.

PlayMakers Repertory Company's ambitious Shakespearean epic "The Making of a King: 'Henry IV' and 'Henry V'" will run from Jan. 28th to March 4th in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill

PRC’s Joseph Haj and Mike Donahue Will Co-direct “The Making of a King: ‘Henry IV’ and ‘Henry V'”

PlayMakers Repertory Company producing artistic director Joseph Haj and freelance director Mike Donahue, based in New York City, will co-direct an ambitious epic Shakespearean production called “The Making of a King: ‘Henry IV’ & ‘Henry V'” — two historical dramas performed in rotating repertory — from Jan. 28th to March 4th on the thrust stage of the 500-seat Paul Green Theatre.

Dead Man’s Cell Phone Enjoys a Strong Start but Ultimately Fizzles.

Raleigh Little Theatre’s production of Dead Man’s Cell Phone begins with a lot of promise and an intriguing premise. A young woman, Jean (Morrisa Nagel), is sitting alone in a café on a bleak, rainy day and becomes annoyed with another patron’s constantly ringing cell phone. Growing more and more agitated, she finally answers his… Read More ›