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Month: May 2016

June 2016 Triangle Theater Calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for June 2016. If your productions are not listed in this calendar, please e-mail the SHOW TITLE(S), DATE(S), LOCATION(S), and PRESENTER’S NAME to, and be sure to e-mail all your news releases and publicity PHOTOS to that address. (Our “snail mail” address is Triangle… Read More ›

The Wedding Singer's cast includes (from left) Heather Shinpaugh, Billy Hoffman as Sammy, John Millsaps as Robbie Hart, Chris Maxwell as George, Emma Goodwin, and Brent Blakesley (photo Jess Marie Studios)

NRACT’s The Wedding Singer Dazzles, Despite Some Missteps

Wrapping up a season that began with the highly successful musical adaptation of the 1980 film 9 to 5, North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre dazzles us with another film-to-stage musical adaptation, The Wedding Singer: The Musical, based on the 1998 Adam Sandler/ Drew Barrymore comedy. NRACT’s next season will be bookended by two other… Read More ›

Dance Workshops in the Fosse and Blankenbuehler Styles

Burning Coal Theatre Company presents  Dance Workshops in the Fosse and Blankenbuehler Styles Burning Coal Theatre Company presents two dance workshops this summer, The Bob Fosse Style (June 13, 20, 27 from 7 to 8:30 pm)  and The Andy Blankenbuehler Style Hip Hop Workshop (September 4, 5 and 6 from 6:30 to 8 pm) at… Read More ›

Broadway Stars Stage Benefit Concert in NYC to Fight North Carolina’s New HB2 Law

NEW YORK, NY – On June 13th at The Cutting Room in New York City, over a dozen native North Carolina Broadway performers will join renowned composers Stephen Schwartz and Jeanine Tesori for Broadway Voices for NC: a concert and fundraiser aimed at combating HB2, North Carolina’s much publicized “Bathroom Law”. The evening will feature an array of proud… Read More ›

The Wedding Singer Will Make You Fall in Love

Back in 1998, when the film The Wedding Singer, came out, it was an instant classic, revered for its fun energy and over-the-top 80s costumes. That same fun, infectious energy that made the film so beloved is apparent in NRACT’s production of the musical version, written by Chad Beguelin and Tim Herlihy, with music by… Read More ›