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Temple Theatre of Sanford will stage A Second Helping on Jan. 10-Feb. 3 (photo by Ben Bashinski)

A Second Helping’s Stage Full of Warm Spirits Takes the Chill Out of Winter Nights

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January 13, 2019 • A&E Theatre Reviews, Lead Story, Reviews

Typically, sequels do not live up to the standards set by the original in plays and movies. A Second Helping: The Church Basement Ladies Sequel, on stage now at the Temple Theatre of Sanford, is well performed and directed; but the material lacks the depth of the first one. There are several areas in which… Read More ›

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January 2019 Triangle Theater Calendar

The Durham Performing Arts Center will present Tony Award®-winning director Bartlett Sher's fresh, new take on Fiddler on the Roof on Jan. 8-13

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for the entire month of January 2019. If your productions are not listed in this calendar, please e-mail the SHOW TITLE(S), DATE(S), LOCATION(S), and the name of the PRESENTER(S) to RobertM748@aol.com, and be sure to e-mail all your news releases and publicity PHOTOS — with… Read More ›

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Wake Forest Civic Ballet Welcomes Carolina Ballet Guest Artists for the Ballet’s 2018 December “Nutcracker” Performances

Wake Forest Civic Ballet (WFCB), the not- for-profit performing ensemble of young dancers who are on track to become future dance professionals, announced today the addition of Carolina Ballet’s Alyssa Pilger and Nicholas Fokine, as guest artists in the company’s upcoming production of the Nutcracker. This family-friendly performance brings Clara’s journey to the Kingdom of… Read More ›

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Carolina Ballet’s Nutcracker Is Classical and Captivating Christmas Fare in the Triangle

“How did he do that? Where did he go?” The little girl’s question during the opening scene of the Carolina Ballet’s classical Christmas ballet, The Nutcracker, says everything about the magic of the season. There’s no one who does a better job than bringing the season alive in the Triangle area than Robert Weiss’ enchantingly… Read More ›

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra

The PNC Arena hosted Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve” 2018 winter tour Wednesday (December 12). TSO is on their 20th year with what is known as one of the biggest stage productions going or should I say two stage productions? They are actually two fractions fans know as TSO East and TSO West…. Read More ›

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A Second Helping’s Stage Full of Warm Spirits Takes the Chill Out of Winter Nights

(0) Temple Theatre of Sanford will stage A Second Helping on Jan. 10-Feb. 3 (photo by Ben Bashinski)

Typically, sequels do not live up to the standards set by the original in plays and movies. A Second Helping: The Church Basement Ladies Sequel, on stage now at the Temple Theatre of Sanford, is well performed and directed; but the material lacks the depth of the first one. There are several areas in which… Read More ›

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Brook North’s Hilarious This Doesn’t End Well Is a Lovely, Fun Way to Start the New Year

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South Stream Productions’ co-founder and artistic director Brook North wrote the seven (and a half) plays that comprise this doesn’t end well, and couches the advertising for them in incredibly negative language, claiming they have “have gained national and international renown for inspiring rejection letters from many of the most prestigious 10-minute play competitions in… 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 ›