Raleigh Little Theatre’s Outdoor Production of Beehive Is a Feast for the Ear and the Eye

The RLT cast for Beehive includes (from left) Rose Higgins, Kimberly Genna Bryant, Angelica Bridges, Natalie Turgeon, Jessica Landwehr, and Natasha Gore (photo by Elizabeth Newton)

As if it could get any hotter, Raleigh Little Theatre heats up the night with Beehive: The 60’s Musical. Six amazing ladies brought the global warming to the Louise “Scottie” Stephenson Amphitheatre on the opening-night performance on Thursday, Aug. 12th. The show, created by Larry Gallagher, is a musical revue of songs from the 1960’s… Continue reading Raleigh Little Theatre’s Outdoor Production of Beehive Is a Feast for the Ear and the Eye

The Henderson Rec Players’ Rendition of Godspell Boasts an Exemplary Cast, an Imaginative Director, Peppy Dances, and a Glorious Band

“Come sing about love!” (“We Beseech Thee” from the musical Godspell) Friday, July 30th’s, ribbon-cutting ceremony at McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center in Henderson, NC, was entitled “Re-Opening Night”. The Henderson community was feeling happy and blessed to have this state-of-the-art venue open again for live performances, the first of which is Henderson Rec Players’… Continue reading The Henderson Rec Players’ Rendition of Godspell Boasts an Exemplary Cast, an Imaginative Director, Peppy Dances, and a Glorious Band

Less Was More, When It Came to Maks & Val’s Stripped Down Tour on July 31st in Raleigh

Less is more, when it comes to Maks and Val Chmerkovskiy’s new touring show, Maks & Val’s Stripped Down Tour, which played the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 31st. Mustachioed Maksim “Maks” Chmerkovskiy is a Latin Ballroom champion, and first appeared on Dancing with the Stars in… Continue reading Less Was More, When It Came to Maks & Val’s Stripped Down Tour on July 31st in Raleigh

August Wilson’s Radio Golf Is Beautifully Staged, with an Outstanding Cast, at Pure Life Theatre

“This is business. This is the way it’s done in America.” — Roosevelt Hicks in Radio Golf Pure Life Theatre director Jamal Farrar brings us a beautifully staged version of August Wilson’s Radio Golf, performed by an outstanding cast. https Radio Golf is the final entry in playwright Wilson’s Century Cycle — a collection of… Continue reading August Wilson’s Radio Golf Is Beautifully Staged, with an Outstanding Cast, at Pure Life Theatre

Sexy, Dirty, and Thrilling, Matthew Bourne’s 2000 Ballet, The Car Man, Is a Feast for All of the Senses

The Shows Must Go On will stream the 2015 Sadler's Wells production of Matthew Bourne's The Car Man, on April 16-23 via YouTube

The New Adventures production of British director and choreographer Sir Matthew Bourne OBE’s 2000 dance production, The Car Man, filmed in 2015 during its most recent revival at Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London, is a ballet loosely based on Georges Bizet’s beloved 1875 opera, Carmen. But Bourne’s reworking of the opera’s plot is closer in… Continue reading Sexy, Dirty, and Thrilling, Matthew Bourne’s 2000 Ballet, The Car Man, Is a Feast for All of the Senses