Triangle Arts and Entertainment – News and Reviews Theatre Dance Music Arts

Month: March 2018

The Durham Performing Arts Center will present eight performances of The Color Purple on April 3-8 as part of its 2017-18 SunTrust Broadway Series

April 2018 Triangle Theater Calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for the entire month of April 2018. 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 stage George Balanchine's Serenade April 26-29 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium

April 2018 Triangle Dance Calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Dance Calendar for the entire month of April 2018. 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 ›

Jean-Paul Sartre’s No Exit Is Thought Provoking and Surprisingly Funny

It was co-producer Tom Haynes presented the idea to do Jean-Paul Sartre’s famous Existentialist play No Exit to fellow producer Kurt Benrud, who had newly formed Pequod Productions. Benrud directed the show; and he and Haynes opened the play Friday night, with Thom playing the part of Garcin, Joanna Vickery Herath as Inez, Melanie Simmons… Read More ›

NRACT’s Ain’t Misbehavin’ Is Fast and Fun

Ain’t Misbehavin’ is a popular musical revue that gets its name from the song by the legendary jazz great Thomas Wright “Fats” Waller. Subtitled “The Fats Waller Musical Show,” the original Broadway production won the 1978 Tony Award® for Best Musical. In addition to the “title song, the score includes such catchy tunes as “Lookin’… Read More ›

The Wizard of Oz stars (from left) Christopher Russell as the Tinman, Kalie Kaimann as Dorothy Gale, Victor Legarreta as the Cowardly Lion, and Chris Duir as the Scarecrow (photo © Denise S. Trupe)

L. Frank Baum’s The Wizard of Oz Is Still a Wholesome Family Favorite

I don’t know many people who have never watched the iconic Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film version of L. Frank Baum’s 1900 novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Judging by Tuesday’s opening-night audience for the 2017-18 National Tour of The Wizard of Oz, co-presented March 13-18 by Broadway Series South and the North Carolina Theatre, it is still… Read More ›