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Month: July 2018

NRACT’s “First Date” isn’t Awkard at All

First Date, onstage now at North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre under the always-fun direction of Pete Comperatore, chronicles what happens when a rocking hot chick named Casey (Lauren Bamford) and a sweetly nerdy dude named Aaron (Sean McCracken) meet up for, of course, a first date. This 90 minute breezer begins with a bang,… Read More ›

Theatre in the Park Announces 2019 Season

Theatre In The Park’s New Season invites you to “Join Our Family”- #TheatreInTheParkFamily Raleigh, NC, July 10, 2018– Theatre In The Park is proud to announce our 2019 Season. We invite you to come Join Our Family! From our 220-seat indoor theatre in the historic NC Armory Building at the northern end of Pullen Park… Read More ›

Clayton Youth Theatre to Present “Bye Bye Birdie”

Bye Bye Birdie The Musical Presented by: Clayton Youth Theater (CYT) Where: Clayton Center, 111 E. Second St., Clayton, NC 27520 Overview: When rock star and teen idol Conrad Birdie is drafted into the army, his manager Albert Peterson faces financial ruin. Desperate for a publicity stunt big enough to help him survive Birdie’s departure,… Read More ›

Lauren Kennedy and Timothy Gulan star in Big Fish (photo by Jennifer Robertson)

Theatre Raleigh’s Big Fish Is Hugely Enjoyable — and Sure to Move Even the Hardest of Heart

On Wednesday, July 11th, Theatre Raleigh sold out its opening-night performance of Big Fish, the second production of its 2018 summer series. Based on the 1998 novel by Daniel Wallace, and the 2003 Tim Burton film of the same name, this improbable tale of a father and son’s thorny relationship was adapted for the stage… Read More ›

Lauren Kennedy and Timothy Gulan star in Big Fish (photo by Jennifer Robertson)

Big Fish Is a Lively, Delightful, Surprising, and Heartwarming Story of Family Love

Theatre Raleigh’s July 11-15 and 18-22 presentation of Big Fish, playing at the Kennedy Theatre in Raleigh, NC, is a story that transitioned from a 1998 novel by Daniel Wallace to a 2003 Columbia Pictures movie by John August. August also wrote the book for the 2013 Broadway musical, with lyrics and music by Andrew… Read More ›