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Month: April 2012

Nina Simone’s rendition of Lilac Wine

t is springtime and there is a presence in the room. There, lying sprawled under a lilac tree, I can see Nina Simone pouring her heart into a secret recipe – one that she hopes will transport her back to her lost lover.

"Henceforward..." by Sir Alan Ayckbourn will run April 27-29 and May 2-6, 9-13, and 16-19 at Deep Dish Theater Company

Sir Alan Ayckbourn’s 1987 Comedy “Henceforward…” Is a Wickedly Funny Look at Love, Art, and Robots

“Alan Ayckbourn is one of the most brilliant comic minds in the history of the theater,” says “Henceforward…” director Paul Frellick, “and this play shows him at his most ingenious. Technologically and psychologically, this production easily qualifies as our most ambitious ever.”

Carolina Ballet’s Calder Project: Three new works of weightless whimsy and sophistication

The dancers and choreographers of Carolina Ballet brought the abstract art of Alexander Calder to moving life over the weekend. In one of their most unique and outstanding performances, the company presented three new works by three different choreographers based on the art of Calder, inventor of the mobile. Some of his work can be… Read More ›

NCT will perform "Steel Magnolias" April 20-22 and 24-29 in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater

Beth Leavel and the NCT Cast of “Steel Magnolias” Hit a Homerun with This Sweet, Southern Classic

The Raleigh theatrical landscape is extraordinarily diverse for the continuance of 2012 and into 2013. Companies are pushing their boundaries, enriching their core audiences (while also working to broaden their base and encourage new attendees to purchase a ticket), and enticing new talent to tread their boards. An example of this departure from a theater’s… Read More ›

Durham Performing Arts center Tickets


Long before Dorothy drops in, two other girls meet in the land of Oz. One – born with emerald green skin – is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular.