Month: March 2016
A surprising thing happened on March 29th in Memorial Hall at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Garrison Keillor, the beloved host of the much-adored NPR show, A Prairie Home Companion, showed folks that even after 43 years in radio, he is much more than just everyone’s gracious, loquacious grandpa. He opened Carolina… Read More ›
Broadway’s David St. Louis and Annie Golden Star in Sweeney Todd March 30-April 23 at PlayMakers Rep
Broadway veterans David St. Louis and Annie Golden will star as the title character, the infamous barber-turned-serial killer Sweeney Todd, and his eager accomplice and partner-in-crime Mrs. Lovett, maker of “the worst pies in London,” in PlayMakers Repertory Company’s gala March 30-April 23 presentation of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. This award-winning… Read More ›
Temple Theatre’s production of Always a Bridesmaid, written by the prolific and widely known trio of Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten, is populated by a group familiar to fans of their work, six very strong Southern women who are both determined and marvelously flawed as well as wonderfully funny, loyal, and loving. Four… Read More ›
Burning Coal Theatre Company’s Director of Education, Jorie Slodki, will be teaching a class in Stand-Up Comedy April 18 – May 23, 2016.
From out of Hillsborough, about three years ago, was born the Bottom Line Burlesque & Comedy Troupe, a most unusual group of entertainers — burlesque queens, you might call them, although they include a guy now, who mightn’t appreciate the term. And they early on developed a purpose greater than striptease and applause: supporting the… Read More ›