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Month: November 2016

Theatre in the Park will present A Christmas Carol, starring Ira David Wood III as Scrooge, on Dec. 7-11 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium and on Dec. 15-18 at DPAC

December 2016 Triangle Theater Calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for the entire month of December 2016. If your productions are not listed in this calendar, please e-mail the SHOW TITLE(S), DATE(S), LOCATION(S), and the name of the PRESENTER(S) to RobertM748@aol.com, and be sure to e-mail all your news releases and publicity PHOTOS — with… Read More ›

Carolina Ballet will present its 15th annual production of The Nutcracker, with illusions created by world-renowned magician Rick Thomas, on Dec. 9-11 at the Durham Performing Arts Center and on Dec. 16-18 and 20-24 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts

December 2016 Triangle Dance Calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Dance Calendar for the entire month of December 2016. If your productions are not listed in this calendar, please e-mail the SHOW TITLE(S), DATE(S), LOCATION(S), and the name of the PRESENTER(S) to RobertM748@aol.com, and be sure to e-mail all your news releases and publicity PHOTOS — with… Read More ›

The misanthropic Grinch (center) undergoes an Ebenezer Scrooge-like Christmas conversion in Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!: The Musical (photo by PaparazziByAppointment.com)

Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas!: The Musical is Positively Delightful

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! has been a major holiday favorite among kids (and kids at heart!) since it was first published in 1957. In fact, it was so beloved and so popular that it went on to be made into a celebrated television special in 1966, a feature film starring Jim Carrey… Read More ›

The mean, green killjoy Grinch poses with his faithful but much-abused dog Young Max (played during the 2010 national tour by Stefan Karl and Seth Bazacas) (photo by PaparazziByAppointment.com)

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Is a Slightly Different Whimsical Delight!

Every child growing up has (or should be) exposed to Dr. Seuss, the famous writer, cartoonist, and animator of children’s books. Although he had many famous classics including The Cat in the Hat, Horton Hears a Who!, and Green Eggs and Ham, my personal favorite is How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Of all the wonderful… Read More ›

Andrea Syglowski as tackles the title role of former May Queen Jennifer Nash (photo by Jon Gardiner)

PlayMakers Rep’s May Queen Is Well-Produced, But Its Gender Politics Are Troubling

The May Queen, a comedy by Molly Smith Metzler, was originally commissioned in 2014 by the Chautauqua Theatre Company of Chautauqua, NY, under the direction of first-year PlayMakers Repertory Company artistic director Vivienne Benesch, who was then serving as artistic director of Chautauqua Theatre Company. The dramedy (it provokes as many tears as laughs) follows… Read More ›