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Month: November 2018

The Duke Energy Center and North Carolina Theatre will present Jersey Boys Nov. 13-18 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium

The Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons’ Origin Musical, Jersey Boys, at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium Is About Love, Loss, and Loyalty

The Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts and the North Carolina Theatre‘s joint presentation of Jersey Boys, playing now through Sunday, Nov. 18th, in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium, tells the story of the rise of four young men from urban northern New Jersey, who became The Four Seasons, one of the most successful singing groups… Read More ›

Forest Moon Theater's Nov. 9-18 production of The Memory of Water stars (from left) Ashley Rebecca Jones as Teresa, Emily Yates as Catherine, and Kirsten Ehlert as Mary (photo by David Eliot Leone)

Forest Moon Theater’s Energetic Cast for The Memory of Water by Shelagh Stephenson Creates Some Delightful Comic Characters

The Forest Moon Theater’s production of The Memory of Water is another strong show, staged by the Forest Moon Theater in its newly refurbished digs in the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts in Wake Forest, NC. This entertaining 1996 British comedy by English actress and playwright Shelagh Stephenson touches life at its sorest… Read More ›

Joseph Morales (foreground left) stars as Alexander Hamilton (photo © Joan Marcus)

Hamilton Is the Best Show to Come to DPAC Yet!

When a show gets as much hype as the musical phenomenon Hamilton, playing tonight through Sunday, Dec. 2nd, at the Durham Performing Arts Center, as part of DPAC‘s 2018-19 SunTrust Broadway Series, audiences walk into the theater with expectations. Sometimes, the performance doesn’t live up to those expectations. Sometimes, a show surprises you. Sometimes, a… Read More ›

The Durham Performing Arts Center will present Hamilton on Nov. 6-11, 13-18, and 20-25 and Nov. 27-Dec. 2 as part of its 2018-19 SunTrust Broadway Series

DPAC’s Hamilton Lives Up to the Hype

Ever since the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) announced that Lin-Manuel Miranda’s much-celebrated Hamilton was coming to its stage, the whole Triangle has gone “Hamilton-crazy.” And, judging by this incredible production, directed by Thomas Kail, no one will be left disappointed. The historical hip-hop musical bursts with energy and incredibly catchy songs right from the… Read More ›

Gwar @ the Lincoln Theatre

Gwar played the Lincoln Theatre November 4th. Your favorite interplanetary barbaric warriors are still chopping off heads and spewing political and religious satire to a full house. As they come on stage I panicked in the photo pit. I still had my Nike Elite GRONK jersey on!!! Quickly taking my cameras off and putting them… Read More ›