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Month: June 2015

Janet Gaynor and George O'Brien star in "Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans," which will open Cinema, Inc.'s 50th season at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 13th, at The Rialto Theatre

“Sunday Night at the Movies”: The Cinema, Inc.’s 50th Season Features 12 Films for Just $20

At 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 13th, The Cinema, Inc. will kick off its milestone 50th season with an encore screening of Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans, the very first feature film shown by the Raleigh, NC-based nonprofit film society in the fall of 1965. Adapted by Austrian screenwriter Carl Mayer from Hermann Sudermann’s… Read More ›

Wade Newhouse and Benji Taylor Jones star as Macbeth and Lady Macbeth (photo by Ron Yorgason)

Director Rebecca Blum’s Cast for Bare Theatre’s Presentation of “Macbeth” Is Superb

It’s safe to call Bare Theatre’s current presentation Macbeth, because the play is being performed outdoors in Raleigh Little Theatre’s Louise “Scottie” Stephenson Amphitheatre and not inside a theater, where there is an old theater superstition that speaking the play’s name aloud invites disaster. (Instead, the cast and crew refer to “The Scottish Play.”) After… Read More ›

Goodbye June, Hello Rock and Roll!

On Saturday, June 20th, the band Goodbye June rolled into Raleigh and stopped at the City Limits Saloon Raleigh underneath Goodnights Comedy Club. You may not have heard about these boys yet, but get ready, ’cause they’ll soon be opening for the veteran rock group, ZZ Top. And they have the hair and the chops… Read More ›

Wade Newhouse and Benji Taylor Jones star as Macbeth and Lady Macbeth (photo by Ron Yorgason)

Strong Acting and Interesting Choices Make Bare Theatre’s “Macbeth” an Engaging Production

Directing a production of a play that “everybody is familiar with,” is a real challenge. Rebecca Blum takes the challenge in Bare Theatre’s current production of Macbeth; and, with the help of a dedicated and talented cast and crew, emerges victorious. With all-around acting as strong as what we saw in this production, it is… Read More ›

Auditions for “Deathtrap”

Forest Moon Theater will hold auditions for Deathtrap, a dark-humored thriller, on July 8 and 9 at 6:30 at the Renaissance Centre in downtown Wake Forest. For more information, visit the theater’s website at Deathtrap is the story of a successful writer of Broadway thrillers, whose recent plays have flopped and left him short… Read More ›