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Month: April 2019

Florinda Bryant stars in Virginia Grise's Your Healing Is Killing Me (photo by HuthPhoto)

Virginia Grise’s Determination and Humor in Your Healing Is Killing Me Engage and Capitivate at PlayMakers Repertory Company

It was a bit odd — sitting down for a show at a place called PlayMakers and hearing the first line spoken from the stage: “This is not a play.” Play or not, odd or not, PlayMakers Repertory Company’s current PRC2 second-stage production of Virginia Grise’s 80-minute autobiographical play, Your Healing Is Killing Me: A… Read More ›

photo of the Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble at Essentially Ellington a previous year

TYJE Going to NYC Again!

For a stunning fourth year in a row, the Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble (TYJE) is among the 15 jazz big bands selected nationally to attend the 24th Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival.  The competition will take place at the Jazz at Lincoln Center home, Frederick P. Rose Hall, in New… Read More ›

One Song’s Tigers Be Still Is a Fine Example of Youthful Talent, Discipline, and Drive

A warm and charming, and both layered and humorous play called Tigers Be Still by Kim Rosenstock, produced by One Song Productions for just three performances at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro, opens at 7:30 p.m. tonight (April 19th) and has 2 p.m. Saturday matinee and 7:30 p.m. Saturday evening performances (April 20th). One Song Productions… Read More ›

Louis St. Lewis and Nate Sheaffer Artwork Chosen for Artsplosure

Louis St. Lewis and Nate Sheaffer Artwork Chosen for Artsplosure – The Raleigh Arts Festival 2019 RALEIGH, N.C. – Artsplosure executive director Michael Lowder today announced that artwork created by the team of Louis St. Lewis and Nate Sheaffer will serve as the annual spring festival’s centerpiece image. “It’s the 40th edition of our namesake… Read More ›

The Towne Players of Garner’s Art of Murder Earns High Marks for Pacing and Comic Timing

Where can a play entitled Art of Murder take us when it begins with Annie (whose husband is named Jack) bringing out a six-shooter, taking aim, and proceeding to recite a revised version of the nursery rhyme “Jack and Jill” — “Jack and Jill went up a hill to fetch a pail of water. But… Read More ›