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Terrence McNally’s Clichéd Comedy It’s Only a Play at TIP Is Chock-Full of Inside Jokes

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August 14, 2018 • A&E Theatre Reviews, Lead Story, Reviews

The opening weekend Sunday-matinee performance of It’s Only a Play offered a handful of laughs and a whole lot of celebrity name-dropping to patrons of Raleigh, NC’s beloved Theatre in the Park. While it is apparent that the cast, director, and production team at TIP are of the utmost talent and professionalism, playwright Terrence McNally’s… Read More ›

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Bungles in the Jungle Become Bellylaughs on Aug. 7-12 in The Book of Mormon at DPAC

(0) DPAC will present eight performances of The Book of Mormon on Aug. 7-12 (photo © Julieta Cervantes)

On Aug. 7-12, the Durham Performing Arts Center will open its electrifying 2018-19 2018-19 SunTrust Broadway Series with an octet of high-voltage performances of The Book of Mormon. DPAC hopes that the Third Coming of this rollicking, R-rated 2011 Tony Award®-winning musical from the four-time Emmy Award-winning creators of the cheeky and sometimes foul-mouthed animated… Read More ›

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Weezer @ Walnut Creek

I have to say Weezer was a good show. I loved the 50’s dinner feel of the stage set and the Happy Days into.  Rivers Cuomo starting out in a nerdy cardigan and tie to play Buddy Holly. But he also went through two outfit changes during the show. Playing a mixture of old and… Read More ›

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Coming Home Showcased the Best of the Best ADF Alumni on June 23rd and 24th in Durham

(2) Raja Feather Kelly (photo by Kate Enman)

A futurific statement that fuses styles, a performance piece that satirizes TEDx, a clothing switch that indicates something deeper, a beat boy with a sense of humor, and a finely timed clockwork piece that steals your breath. These are the creative works produced when the American Dance Festival invites a select group of ADF alumni… Read More ›

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Tim McGraw & Faith Hill @ the PMC

Grammy® Award winning superstars, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw visited us here in Raleigh, NC at the PNC this week. Or should I say, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill as they promote the Soul 2 Soul tour. I say ladies first but, Tim plays the headliner because he is currently a bigger draw. They both come… Read More ›

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Terrence McNally’s Clichéd Comedy It’s Only a Play at TIP Is Chock-Full of Inside Jokes

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The opening weekend Sunday-matinee performance of It’s Only a Play offered a handful of laughs and a whole lot of celebrity name-dropping to patrons of Raleigh, NC’s beloved Theatre in the Park. While it is apparent that the cast, director, and production team at TIP are of the utmost talent and professionalism, playwright Terrence McNally’s… Read More ›

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NCT Conservatory’s Presentation of The Man Who Came to Dinner Is a Fabulous Feast of Fun

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With an amazing amount of energy and the ability to pull each comedic thread out of the narrative, the young actors of the North Carolina Theatre Conservatory’s Acting Summer Theatre Arts School delighted their Friday, Aug. 10th, opening-night audience with their production of Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman’s 1939 Broadway comedy The Man Who… 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 ›