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Month: March 2014

Amadeus (Leviathan Theatre Company)

Leviathan Theatre Company Transforms “Amadeus” into an Opera of Words at Common Ground Theatre

Jay O’Berski, artistic director of Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern and director of the Leviathan Theatre Company’s current production of Amadeus, states that his goal was “rehabilitating [Peter Shaffer’s 1979] play from it’s strong associations with the Academy Award®-winning 1984 film,”; and he has certainly accomplished that. Employing elements of Comedia Dell’Arte and movements which… Read More ›

The Wizard of Oz (DPAC)

April 2014 Triangle Theater Calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for the entire month of April 2014. (To view the annotated online version of the April calendar, see below or click ) If your productions are not listed in this calendar, please e-mail the SHOW TITLE(S), DATE(S), LOCATION(S), and PRESENTER’S NAME to, and be… Read More ›

How Often Do You Get to See William Shakespeare’s “Cymbeline” in the Triangle? Not Often Enough!

We can’t recall even knowing of a production of Cymbeline in the area; and it appears to have been performed only three times in the past couple years in the U.S., if Google can be relied on. For us, this raises the question, why that would be? A little more research suggested some think it… Read More ›

Michael Jackson

Cirque du Soleil’s “Michael Jackson ‘The Immortal’ World Tour” Plays April 1st and 2nd at PNC Arena

Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour™ is a once-in-a-lifetime electrifying production that combines Michael Jackson’s music and choreography with Cirque du Soleil creativity to give fans worldwide

Madeleine Lambert stars in "Grounded," a one-woman show written by George Brant and directed by Talya Klein, on March 20-April 5 at Manbites Dog Theater in Durham (photo by Jon Haas)

“Grounded” at Manbites Dog Theater Asks, What Happens When Eye-in-the-Sky Makes War Easy?

With Grounded, now playing in Durham, NC’s Manbites Dog Theater, under the direction of Talya Klein, playwright George Brant has suddenly become the best-known new playwright in America. Grounded is a penetrating examination of how warfare is changing from face-to-face confrontations — even at the distance between warplanes and targets — to the technologically supported… Read More ›