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Month: November 2012

HSN | TR's cast for "August: Osage County" includes (from left) Pamela Dunlap, Dorothy Lyman, Julie Fishell, Lauren Kennedy, and Lisa Brescia (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

Two-Time Emmy Winner Dorothy Lyman Will Star in Tracy Letts’ Dark Comedy “August: Osage County”

Two-time Emmy Award® winner Dorothy Lyman will star in Hot Summer Nights | Theatre’s Raleigh stellar production of “August: Osage County,” award-winning 47-year-old playwright and screenwriter Tracy Letts’ 2007 dark comedy about a dysfunctional Oklahoma family, on Nov. 29-Dec. 2 and Dec. 6-9. The 65-year-old Minneapolis, MN native is probably best known for her performances as Gwen Frame in “Another World” (1976-1980, 1989) and as Opal Sue Gardner in “All My Children” (1981-83).

Durham Performing Arts Center Tickets Seating photo

DPAC Celebrates Fourth Birthday

1.5 Million Guests Agree, DPAC has become the Center for live entertainment in the Triangle   DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center, will celebrate its fourth Birthday this week and continues to set new attendance milestones as one of the top five ranked theaters in America. DPAC opened November 30, 2008 with a sellout concert with… Read More ›

Life of Pi

Ang Lee Goes Three Dimensional with “Life of Pi”

“Pi” is a unique tale of survival and friendship, and its PG rating ensures that the entire family can enjoy this unique and compelling film. The amazing 3-D alone makes the movie worth seeing and one of the movies to check out this holiday season.

Delta Rae to headline the Countdown to Midnight at First Night Raleigh 2013

Artsplosure announced today that Delta Rae will headline First Night Raleigh 2013, the capital city’s annual family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration of the arts. The group will perform on the festival’s Main Stage on City Plaza, leading up to the Countdown to Midnight.

PlayMakers Rep’s 2012 Holiday Show Is “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play” by Joe Landry

Next up for PlayMakers Repertory Company is “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play” by Joe Landry. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s professional-theater-in-residence will reenact the Christmas-Eve travails of troubled Bedford Falls building-and-loan executive George Bailey on Nov. 28-Dec. 2 and Dec. 4-9 and 11-16 in the Paul Green Theatre in UNC’s Center for Dramatic Art.