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Month: November 2015

Peter and the Starcatcher stars (from left) Daniel Bailin as Prentiss, Arielle Yoder as Molly Aster, Evan Johnson as Peter, and Jorge Donoso as Ted (photo by Jon Gardiner)

Don’t Miss PlayMakers Repertory Company’s Fresh, New Take on Peter and the Starcatcher

When I was eight years old, my Gram took me to my first ever theater experience: Peter Pan the musical, starring Cathy Rigby. It ignited my love of theater, especially musical theater, and the story of Peter Pan would become a favorite of mine. This being the third production of Rick Elice’s Peter and the… Read More ›

The Carolina Ballet will present Beethoven: Symphony No. 9th, with Stravinsky's Petruschka, on Nov. 19-22 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium

Carolina Ballet Passionately Performs Gorgeously Choreographed Works by Beethoven and Stravinsky

One doesn’t expect to go to the circus when attending the ballet, but that’s just what Carolina Ballet artistic director Robert Weiss delivers to the audience during the performance of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9th and Stravinsky’s Petruschka from Nov. 19th to 22nd in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium. Every inch of the stage is utilized to create… Read More ›

Evan Johnson and Arielle Yoder star as Peter and Molly Aster (photo by Jon Gardiner)

PlayMakers Rep’s Peter and the Starcatcher Is a Whimsical, Hilarious Musical Prequel to Peter Pan

For its 2015 holiday show, PlayMakers Repertory Company will present Peter and the Starcatcher, a swashbuckling, knee-slapping prequel to the beloved 1904 stage play Peter Pan; or, the Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up by Scottish novelist and playwright J.M. Barrie (1860-1937). The show will preview on Nov. 18-21, officially open on Nov. 21, and then… Read More ›

CAROLINA BALLET ANNOUNCES HIGH SCHOOL TICKET PROGRAM

RALEIGH, NC – Carolina Ballet is pleased to announce the launch of a pilot program offering free tickets to all high school students, with student ID, to the professional ballet company’s performances of Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in November, followed by the Shakespeare series later this coming Winter and Spring.  “I hope by making this… Read More ›

A Celebration of North Carolina Songwriting on Nov. 14th Was a Wonderful Night of Local Music

Last Saturday night, the Cary Playwright’s Forum sponsored a wonderful night of local music, entitled A Celebration of North Carolina Songwriting. What a treat! The musicians were a group of acclaimed singer/songwriters who have all carved out impressive careers in the music industry, and they joined us to collaborate and share with a very appreciative… Read More ›