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Month: May 2018

Theatre Raleigh's stellar production of Daddy Long Legs stars Hilary Maiberger and Max Chernin

Sweet and Refreshing, Daddy Long Legs Is a Hit for All Ages

In 1912, a novel by the name of Daddy-Long-Legs became popular among young readers. And, now, over 100 years later and adapted into a stage musical by Paul Gordon, it’s still easy to see why. The two main characters, a young girl named Jerusha Abbot and a slightly older man named Jervis are so delightfully… Read More ›

Theatre Raleigh's stellar production of Daddy Long Legs stars Hilary Maiberger and Max Chernin

Theatre Raleigh’s Daddy Long Legs Is a Sparkling Gem and True Audience Delight!

Theatre Raleigh’s current production of Daddy Long Legs, directed by Megan McGinnis, who originated the central role of Jerusha Abbott in the show’s 2015 Off-Broadway production, is a sparkling gem, a delightful way to spend an evening. Based on Jean Webster’s 1912 novel, Daddy Long Legs is a two-character musical (with book by John Caird… Read More ›

The Carolina Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty Unfolds Like a Dream at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium

You know the story: good fairy/bad fairy, royals out of control, punishment by spells, kiss from a true love. The story ends happily, but there are plenty of dramatic moments. Some of those moments even include a dragon. However, in the Carolina Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty, it’s the comedic moments that shine. It’s the end of… Read More ›

Sterling Jones (left) and Mya Ison won Triangle Rising Stars (photo by Areon Mobasher Photography)

Triangle Rising Stars Event Celebrates Local Talent and Showcases Support for the Arts

Back in 2011, Durham Performing Arts Center created “Triangle Rising Stars,” a regional qualifying event that’s part of the National High School Musical Theatre Awards. As part of the event, carefully-selected high school theatre students from Central and Eastern North Carolina perform musical theatre and compete for the chance to represent DPAC in the national… Read More ›

Sterling Jones (left) and Mya Ison won Triangle Rising Stars (photo by Areon Mobasher Photography)

Sterling Jones and Mya Ison Named Best Actor and Best Actress During Triangle Rising Stars May 15th at the Durham Performing Arts Center

The stars were out at the Durham Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, May 15th, as the Triangle welcomed the eighth annual Triangle Rising Stars event. Sponsored, and partially hosted, by Marchael Bayne, this event has been shining a spotlight on high school students and their productions, bringing forward the very best talent that the Triangle… Read More ›