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Theatre Raleigh’s “Where Words Once Were” is Innovative and Thought-Provoking

March 25, 2019

Theatre Raleigh’s “Family Series” offers up theatre that whole families can enjoy together. The “family” branding, however, doesn’t mean that these productions aren’t thought-provoking and innovative, as is the case with the current production, “Where Words Once Were,” written by Finegan Kruckemeyer and under the direction of Noah Putterman. The show is billed as “a… Read More ›

Big River stars Chris Inhulsen (left) and Khawon Porter as Huck and Jim (photo by Ben Bashinski)

Temple Theatre of Sanford’s Big River Is a Family-Friendly, Rollicking Adventure Tale

Adventure has come to the Temple Theatre of Sanford in a big way, as Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn triumphantly takes the stage through Sunday, March 31st. This rousing musical sets Mark Twain’s iconic 1884 novel Adventures of Huckleberry Finn to a lilting, folksy country score, written by Roger Miller (with a book… Read More ›

DPAC will present Dein Perry's Tap Dogs at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20th (photo © Chris Richardson)

Dein Perry’s Tap Dogs Detonates Like a Nuclear Bomb at the Durham Performing Arts Center

The only moment during the entire performance of Australian dancer and choreographer Dein Perry’s Tap Dogs at the Durham Performing Arts Center that is fairly quiet is the opening scene, when Foreman (Anthony Russo) wanders onto the stage with a flashlight; and the only sound is the tap-tap-tap of his shoes. Once the rest of… Read More ›

DPAC will present Dein Perry's Tap Dogs at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20th (photo © Chris Richardson)

Different and Incredibly Fun, Tap Dogs Enthralls Audiences at DPAC

Ready for something new and different than your typical theatrical fare? If so, check out DPAC‘s Tap Dogs, a thrilling and super-limited evening of entertainment, onstage now. This production, which is created, directed, and fantastically choreographed by Dein Perry, is a whole lot of foot-stamping fun. Featuring a crew of eight male dancers and two… Read More ›


Hozier Hozier (Andrew Hozier-Byrne), an Irish singer and songwriter, performed at the Duke Energy Center the day before Saint Patrick’s day. Promoting his new album, Wasteland, Baby!, just released on March 1st. On March 11th, Wasteland, Baby! hit number 1 on the US Billboard 200 list as the most popular album of the week.  … Read More ›