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Month: August 2018

Outback Concerts presented Black Violin: The Classical Boom Tour at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18th, at the Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Regency Park in Cary

Black Violin: The Classical Boom Tour Is More Electrifying Than the Lightning Storm on Aug. 18th at Cary’s Koka Booth Amphitheatre

The thunderstorms had already started rumbling through the Triangle region when Outback Concerts’ Saturday, Aug. 18th, presentation of Black Violin: The Classical Boom Tour commenced at the Koka Booth Amphitheater in Regency Park in Cary, NC; but that didn’t matter to the pair of classically-trained violinists who perform as Black Violin. While lightning flashed behind… Read More ›

Despite Some Occasional Strong Language, We Highly Recommend Sister Act at RLT

Sister Act, which is now playing in Raleigh Little Theatre’s Cantey V. Sutton Theatre, under the direction of Nancy Gardner Rich, is a feel-good story about a scrappy Detroit lounge singer, Delores Van Cartier (“Car-ti-YAY — like the store,” she says), who dreams that her big voice and dance moves will lead to fame and… Read More ›

DPAC Announces Special Autism-Friendly Performance of “Elf: The Broadway Musical”

DPAC is proud to announce its second autism-friendly performance since 2016 with Elf: The Broadway Musical which will take place on Saturday, December 8 at 10 a.m. In an effort to allow all families in the Triangle to enjoy the magic of live theater, this special autism-friendly performance will be presented in a tolerant and… Read More ›

Tyanna West stars as disco-queen-on-the-lam Deloris Van Cartier in Raleigh Little Theatre‘s Aug. 17th-Sept. 9th community-theater presentation of Sister Act (photo by Areon Mobasher Photography)

Raleigh Little Theatre’s Rendition of Sister Act Is the Perfect Introduction to Musical Theater for Theatergoers of All Ages

Sister Act, which opens tonight in Raleigh Little Theatre’s Cantey V. Sutton Theatre, under the direction of Nancy Gardner Rich, has had an unusual history for a West End and Broadway musical. It started out as a film designed for Bette Midler, but was eventually made starring Whoopi Goldberg. The 1992 film was not exactly… Read More ›

Judy McLane stars as "La Divina" Maria Callas in Master Class (photo by Jennifer Griffin Robertson)

Theatre Raleigh’s Master Class Is First-Class Entertainment! We Were Blown Away!

Some of the most intriguing art is “about art,” and this play is a shining example. Under Ray Dooley’s direction, Theatre Raleigh’s production of Terrence McNally’s Master Class is first-class entertainment. What we are treated to is two hours in a representative, yet fictionalized, day-in-the-life session of a voice class. But this is not just… Read More ›