When a show gets as much hype as the musical phenomenon Hamilton, playing tonight through Sunday, Dec. 2nd, at the Durham Performing Arts Center, as part of DPAC‘s 2018-19 SunTrust Broadway Series, audiences walk into the theater with expectations. Sometimes, the performance doesn’t live up to those expectations. Sometimes, a show surprises you. Sometimes, a… Read More ›
Ever since the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) announced that Lin-Manuel Miranda’s much-celebrated Hamilton was coming to its stage, the whole Triangle has gone “Hamilton-crazy.” And, judging by this incredible production, directed by Thomas Kail, no one will be left disappointed. The historical hip-hop musical bursts with energy and incredibly catchy songs right from the… Read More ›
Gwar played the Lincoln Theatre November 4th. Your favorite interplanetary barbaric warriors are still chopping off heads and spewing political and religious satire to a full house. As they come on stage I panicked in the photo pit. I still had my Nike Elite GRONK jersey on!!! Quickly taking my cameras off and putting them… Read More ›
“Normal” is probably one of the hardest things to define. In practical application, it doesn’t mean much more than whatever is considered usual or standard; but it has a deeper meaning of something more, something we all yearn for. The implication is that anything “normal” is also peaceful, comforting, desirable, fulfilling, and ultimately rewarding. This… Read More ›
Next to Normal at NRACT Is Entertaining, Captivating, and Thought-Provoking — We Highly Recommend It!
With Timothy E. Locklear’s direction, musical direction by Michael Santangelo, and choreography by Jess Barbour, the North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre has scored another hit with Next to Normal, a 2008 Off-Broadway and 2009 Broadway musical, with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt). NRACT’s venue brings us super-close to… Read More ›