Despite Some Plot Holes, Death by Design Is a Fun Evening of Chicanery and Intrigue

There’s murder and mystery afoot at the Cary Arts Center, as the Cary Players stage Death by Design, written by Rob Urbinati. Set in the English countryside in 1932, this Agatha Christie/Noël Coward mashup has lots going for it. A nosy maid, a philandering chauffeur, a rich married couple who love/hate each other — it’s… Continue reading Despite Some Plot Holes, Death by Design Is a Fun Evening of Chicanery and Intrigue

Stageworks’ Production of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice Is Thoroughly Entertaining

Stageworks Theatre will present Jon Jory's stage adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice on Jan. 30-Feb. 1 at the Holly Springs Cultural Center and on Feb. 6-8 at the Fuquay-Varina Arts Center

Since its inception in 2017, Stageworks Theatre has been doing a truly commendable job of bringing successful theatrical experiences to the Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs, NC. In partnering with the Fuquay-Varina Arts Center in Fuquay-Varina, NC, they have expanded their reach to an appreciative audience, and for good reason. Despite being one… Continue reading Stageworks’ Production of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice Is Thoroughly Entertaining

Burning Coal’s Delightful Production of Talley’s Folly Is an Early Valentine’s Day Treat

Emily Rieder and Jerome Davis star in Talley's Folly by Lanford Wilson (photo by Cari Grindem-Corbett)

From the post-holiday lull and frigid temperatures of January, Raleigh, NC audiences are invited into the languid Missouri summer of Burning Coal Theatre Company’s current production of Talley’s Folly, directed by John Gulley. This award-winning two-character play, written by Lanford Wilson (1937-2011), is a delectable pas de deux between two unlikely suitors. The show begins… Continue reading Burning Coal’s Delightful Production of Talley’s Folly Is an Early Valentine’s Day Treat

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Takes Raleigh Little Theatre Audiences on an Intensely Compelling Journey

Autism has been a subject of growing fascination over the years, with movies such as Rain Man (1988), Mozart and the Whale (2005), and many others, attempting to make the public more aware of the augmented realities of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). With autism on the rise, the need to understand this new… Continue reading The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Takes Raleigh Little Theatre Audiences on an Intensely Compelling Journey

Theatre Raleigh’s Oh What a (Holy) Night!
Is a Delectable Christmas Confection

Theatre Raleigh's Oh What a (Holy) Night! cast includes (left to right) Destiny Diamond, Melvin Gray Jr., Cassidy Hamilton, Jacob Barton, Supriya Jaya, and Gerard Williams (photo by Lauren Kennedy Brady)

If the hustle and bustle of the holidays has you stressed out this year, don’t despair! Theatre Raleigh has concocted a delectable Christmas confection certain to get you into the spirit of the season. Oh What a (Holy) Night! is a delightful evening of top-notch musical performances by a small yet diverse cast of talented… Continue reading Theatre Raleigh’s Oh What a (Holy) Night!
Is a Delectable Christmas Confection