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

Month: July 2018

NCT's rendition of Disney's Newsies fun frolic of a show (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

North Carolina Theatre’s Newsies Is a True Delight

Disney’s Newsies has been a popular show since it was first made into a musical adapted from the film of the same name in 2011. And, based on North Carolina Theatre’s production, directed by Steve Bebout, it’s easy to see why. The musical follows a group of kids who sling newspapers for a living in… Read More ›

Burning Coal Announces its 2018-2019 Season

The company’s 22nd year will be filled with acts of political madness, fanciful flights involving cows, a bit of blarney, a sports superstar … and did we mention cows? The Burning Coal Theatre Company has announced its upcoming 2018-2019 season consisting of four plays that will take audiences to all corners of the globe. First… Read More ›

Weezer @ Walnut Creek

I have to say Weezer was a good show. I loved the 50’s dinner feel of the stage set and the Happy Days into.  Rivers Cuomo starting out in a nerdy cardigan and tie to play Buddy Holly. But he also went through two outfit changes during the show. Playing a mixture of old and… Read More ›

Jason Gotay stars as Jack in Disney's Newsies (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

North Carolina Theatre’s Version of Disney’s Newsies Features Splendid Staging and Showstopping Song-and-Dance Numbers

Last night, the North Carolina Theatre proudly presented the inaugural performance of Disney’s Newsies, the final production of its 2017-18 season, to a delighted opening-night crowd. On the surface, Newsies appears to be slightly dated, because it is set in New York during the 1899 New York City newspaper strike. However, Parker Esse’s lively show-stopping… Read More ›

Steve Raymond (left) and Jason Gotay star as Crutchie and Jack (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

Stop the Presses! The North Carolina Theatre Will Stage Disney’s Newsies on July 24-29

For the final production of its crowd-pleasing 2017-18 season, the North Carolina Theatre will present eight high-octane performances of the 2012 Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical Disney’s Newsies on July 24-29 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh, NC. North Carolina’s premier producer of homegrown revivals of… Read More ›