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Month: February 2016

Manbites Dog Theater of Durham will present the regional premiere of brownsville song (b-side for tray), written by Kimber Lee and directed by Jeff Storer, on Feb. 25-28 and March 3-6 and 9-12

Manbites Dog Theater’s Production of brownsville song (b-side for tray) Is Powerful and Profound

Playwright Kimber Lee’s 2014 Off-Broadway play brownsville song (b-side for tray) takes place in the neighborhood of Brownsville, in Brooklyn, NY. Jules Odendahl-James, the dramaturg for Manbites Dog Theater’s production of the play, quotes Lee as saying that Brownsville is the kind of place that only makes the news when something bad happens. Odendahl-James says… Read More ›

William Peace Theatre’s Production of Twelfth Night Is a Raucous Romp Through the 1980s

William Peace Theatre Company’s collegiate production of Twelfth Night is a raucous romp through the 1980s. Duke Orsino plays “air guitar” as he feasts on “the food of love.” The Clown could be aptly renamed “M.C.” Feste. Sir Andrew Aguecheek indulges in break dancing when he decides to prove that he “can cut a caper.” “Yellow… Read More ›

North Carolina Theatre & Broadway Series South Invite Patrons to “Be Our Guest” for Their 2016-17 Season

RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina Theatre and Broadway Series South are proud to announce their 2016/17 season at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. This season they are inviting patrons to “Be Our Guest” at the new and improved facility. After a $17 million renovation, they are thrilled for patrons to see the updates… Read More ›

February 48 XII participants first met Friday to write and rehease six short plays to perform on Sunday

February 48 XII Demonstrates the Imagination, Energy, and Dedication of Triangle Teens

At 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 19th, of this year, One Song Productions brought together a remarkable group of high school students from the Triangle area to begin their 12th annual 48-hour play-writing, producing, and performing endeavor since the group began. This ensemble of 30 or so young people, obviously, were meeting for this purpose… Read More ›

The Lion King Is Nothing Short of Magic

Everyone is talking about Disney’s The Lion King, onstage now at Durham Performing Arts Center, and with good reason. This lively, larger-than-life show is full of humor, warmth, and fun for viewers of all ages. Most people are familiar with the story, thanks to the Disney film of the same name, but, just in case,… Read More ›