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Month: January 2012

NORTH CAROLINA THEATRE DIRECTOR/CHOREOGRAPHER TO CHOREOGRAPH SEASON ONE OF NBC’S SMASH

North Carolina Theatre, the region’s premier producer of professional Broadway musical is excited to announce that North Carolina Theatre director and choreographer Josh Bergasse’s work will be seen in the first season of the highly anticipated NBC show SMASH.

"Sandy Hackett's Rat Pack Show" plays The Carolina Theatre in Durham Jan. 27th

“Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show” Will Be in Full Swing at The Carolina Theatre at 8 p.m. Jan. 27th

The Durham Performing Arts Center and The Carolina Theatre will present “Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show,” a Las Vegas-style variety show with actors impersonating singers Frank Sinatra (1915-98), Dean Martin (1917-95), and Sammy Davis, Jr. (1925-90) and comedian Joey Bishop (1918-2007), at 8 p.m. on Jan. 27th in 1,016-seat Fletcher Hall at The Carolina Theatre.

Feed Your Senses

Bob Morrow, publisher of Triangle Arts and Entertainment reviews what’s coming to the big stage and community theatre in February with Valonda and Sharon on My Carolina Today, NBC 17.

Jeremy Hays and Max Quinlan (center) star in "Les Misérables" as the fiery student revolutionaries Enjolras and Marius in "Les Misérables" (photo by Deen van Meer)

February 2012 Theater Calendar

Feb. 1-4: “North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival: Standup Week,” featuring Mike Birbiglia, Eddie Brill, and David Siegel (DSI Comedy Theater at various locations). Feb. 1-5: Green Day’s “American Idiot” (Broadway Series South and North Carolina Theatre in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium). Review. Feb. 1-5; Feb. 7-12, 14-19, 21-26; Feb. 28-March 4: “The Making of a King:… Read More ›

Little Green Pig's production of Tony Perucci's "Donald" debuts on Jan. 26-28 and Feb. 2-4 and 9-11 at Manbites Dog Theater in Durham, NC

Little Green Pig Presents the World Premiere of “Donald,” a Political Thriller by Tony Perucci

“What if a former U.S. defense secretary who condoned the use of torture to extract information was himself extremely rendered and tortured by his own methods? By turns comic and harrowing, ‘Donald’ is a beautiful, disturbing mediation on what to do with ‘war criminals,’ even if they could be brought to ‘justice.'”