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Gidion's Knot stars Shannon Malone (left) and Lakeisha Coffey

Shannon Malone and Lakeisha Coffey Are Amazing in Bartlett Theater’s Version of Johnna Adams’ Gidion’s Knot

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February 21, 2018 • A&E Theatre Reviews, Lead Story, Reviews

There was an episode of Leave It to Beaver in which Theodore “The Beaver” Cleaver (played by Jerry Mathers) got in trouble, because he had written fictional stories in his diary — stories about himself engaged in high-risk adventures of derring-do. When his parents read this “diary,” they assumed that he had taken all of… Read More ›

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Molière’s Tartuffe Cheerfully Skewers Religious Hypocrisy Feb. 3-March 11 at PlayMakers Rep

Joey Collins and Nemuna Ceesay star as Tartuffe and Elmire in Tartuffe at PRC (photo by HuthPhoto)

PlayMakers Repertory Company will stage David Ball’s cheeky new English adaptation of Tartuffe, French playwright and actor Molière’s zany comedy, on Feb. 3-March 11 in the Paul Green Theatre in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Joan H. Gillings Center for Dramatic Art. This knee-slapper, which will be directed by New York City… Read More ›

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MerleFest Announces New Additions to 2018 Lineup

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WILKESBORO, N.C. (February 12, 2018) – MerleFest, presented by Window World and slated for April 26 – 29, is proud to announce new additions to the 2018 lineup including Steep Canyon Rangers and Friends with special guest Steve Martin, Jim Lauderdale, Buddy Miller and the North Mississippi Allstars, Jerry Douglas and Tommy Emmanuel, The Jerry… Read More ›

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Carolina Ballet’s Romeo & Juliet Features a Majestic Set, Sumptuous Costumes, and Simply the Best Juliet Anywhere

Principal dancers Margaret Severin-Hansen and Marcelo Martinez play the title characters in Carolina Ballet's Romeo & Juliet in Raleigh's A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater (photo by Yevgeny Shlapko)

William Shakespeare’s tale of starcrossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, continues to live and to be reimagined throughout the years, because of the beauty of the tale and the timelessness of the young lovers and their passionate commitment to each other. Everyone knows the story, and every theater company and dance troupe produces the appropriate adaptation… Read More ›

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Legend of Zelda Symphony Brings Gamers to DPAC

“Din… With her strong flaming arms, cultivated the land and created the red earth… Farore… With her rich soul, produced all life forms who would uphold the law… Nayru… Poured out her wisdom onto the land, and gave it the spirit of law… The Great Deku Tree, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time Nintendo… Read More ›

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Shannon Malone and Lakeisha Coffey Are Amazing in Bartlett Theater’s Version of Johnna Adams’ Gidion’s Knot

(0) Gidion's Knot stars Shannon Malone (left) and Lakeisha Coffey

There was an episode of Leave It to Beaver in which Theodore “The Beaver” Cleaver (played by Jerry Mathers) got in trouble, because he had written fictional stories in his diary — stories about himself engaged in high-risk adventures of derring-do. When his parents read this “diary,” they assumed that he had taken all of… Read More ›

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Moses T. Alexander Greene’s Pooled Delivers a Message of Hope, Straight from the Soul

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The Feb. 16th opening-night performance of Pooled, a world premiere written by Moses T Alexander Greene and directed by Deb Royals-Mizerk at the Kennedy Theatre at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, NC, was one of those theatrical events that transcend mere entertainment. It is more of an experience than a show…. Read More ›

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Philharmonic Association – Triangle Youth Music Auditions

The Philharmonic Association invites aspiring orchestral and jazz musicians to register for our upcoming auditions. The auditions for our Triangle Youth Jazz Band, Triangle Youth Jazz Orchestra and award-winning Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble will be held August 20 and 27. Auditions for the full orchestras Triangle Youth Orchestra, Triangle Youth Symphony and Triangle Youth Philharmonic will be held August 21… Read More ›