Month: August 2014
Updated book exposes Johnson as America’s most amoral, corrupt president (New York, NY) – President Lyndon Baines Johnson’s birthday is today, August 27th. That’s the same birthday as New York Times bestselling author Roger Stone! To celebrate their shared anniversary, Stone has a special present for LBJ: the 40-year Washington insider just released the new… Read More ›
It must have been coincidence, but Raleigh Little Theatre couldn’t have been more in tune with the country in choosing to produce Hairspray — with book by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan, music by Marc Shaiman, and lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman — right now. The delightful story of segregation turned to integration,… Read More ›
The Volunteer Board of the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) recently won two paintings by Dutch Golden Age painter Jacob van Toorenvliet in a Bonhams auction
Ever since “Hairspray,” based on the 1988 John Waters film of the same name, first hit the stage, it’s been a favorite among “underdogs” of all types. In this delightfully written, funny, and pointed musical, boundaries are broken and the “little guy” always comes out a victor. Of course, the “little guy” is really a… Read More ›
This sparkling, madcap tale combines laughter, romance and high-stepping Broadway magic for an evening bursting with girls, glamour and the glorious songs of Gershwin.