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Month: November 2018

PlayMakers Repertory Company will stage She Loves Me Nov. 14-Dec. 2 in UNC-Chapel Hill's Paul Green Theatre (photo by HuthPhoto)

She Loves Me at PlayMakers Rep Is a Perfect Example of Musical Theater — Take Your Kids!

She Loves Me, now being performed by the PlayMakers Repertory Company in UNC-Chapel Hill’s Paul Green Theatre, under the direction of Kirsten Sanderson, may be the perfect example of musical theater. It begins with a classic story of romance … actually, non-romance. In Shakespearean terms, it’s much more Much Ado About Nothing than Romeo and… Read More ›

The cast included (from left) Yatish Yerramola, Vishaal Chaganti, Esha Shakthy, and Neha Ramkumar

Rangeela Revisited Brought Bollywood Delights to the Cary Arts Center on Nov. 16th

Talented high school students and professional dancers shared the stage at the Cary Arts Center on Friday, Nov. 16th, for a thoroughly delightful Bollywood version of a high school musical. Produced by Aakriti Kathak Academy and OORJA Productions and sponsored by local Cary companies, Rangeela Revisited | Bollywood Broadway Show | Teen Romantic Comedy raised… Read More ›

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 ›