Month: May 2012
Listening to the verbal thrusts and parries of Sandi Sullivan and Lynda Clark as Jane and Julia — especially as their consumption of spirits loosens their tongues and skews their judgment — is reminiscent of a vintage episode of the old “I Love Lucy” television show in which Lucille Ball as Lucy Ricardo and Vivian Vance as Ethel Mertz accidentally imbibe an intoxicant and make fools of themselves. Sullivan and Clark likewise have TheatreFest patrons rolling in the aisles.
JoAnne Dickinson and Lynda Clark Will Star in Peter Shaffer’s “Lettice and Lovage” at TheatreFest 2012
“Never one to copy what I have done before,” says “Lettice and Lovage” director John C. McIlwee, “I have gone out of my way to find new characteristics in Lettice Douffet and Lotte Schoen that I can play upon with such talented and individualistic actresses as JoAnne Dickinson and Lynda Clark. They are both unique performers and bring new notes to this marvelous script.”
It is with such deep sadness that we share the news that Doc Watson has died. Doc died Tuesday night shortly after 7 p.m. at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.
Independent Animal Rescue (IAR), an all-volunteer, nonprofit animal rescue and rehabilitation program based in Durham, is currently organizing its 10th Annual Painted Chair and More Auction Saturday, July 28
The Durham Performing Arts Center will present the First National Tour of the critically acclaimed 2009 Broadway revival of “West Side Story,” a modern retelling Elizabethan playwright and poet William Shakespeare’s timeless tragedy, “Romeo and Juliet,” on June 5-10.