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Don’t Be Afraid to Laugh at Safe, a Dark Comedy in Smithfield That Should Be Savored

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February 18, 2019

What happens when a bank robbery ends with five ordinary people — three employees and two customers — locked in the vault? Or are these people ordinary? The Neuse Little Theatre of Smithfield, NC’s current production of Safe by Tony Glazer and Anthony Ruivivar offers one possible scenario. The play is billed as a “dark… Read More ›

Marc Camoletti’s Boeing-Boeing at Temple Theatre Is a Direct Flight to Pure Entertainment

Boeing-Boeing, written by French playwright Marc Camoletti, translated into English and adapted by Beverley Cross and Francis Evans, and directed for Temple Theatre of Sanford by Craig Rhyne of New York City, secured a Guinness record for being the most-produced French play in the world. And judging by the opening weekend of Sanford, NC’s historic… Read More ›

Girls Play Hardball in Sonorous Road Rep’s Rendition of Sarah DeLappe’s The Wolves

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe’s is a tense and funny look into the locker room of a high school girls soccer team. Sonorous Road Repertory Company’s production of the show went up last night at the Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio on Hillsborough St. in Raleigh, NC. Nine young women, playing high school girls,… Read More ›

Sarah DeLappe’s The Wolves at Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio Is a Howling Success!

We will cut to the chase: The Wolves is well-worth seeing! “It was all so real!” That was the first comment that we heard uttered by a fellow audience member as we headed out into the lobby of Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio in the wake of the opening-night performance of Sarah DeLappe’s captivating… Read More ›

Neuse Little Theatre’s Safe Is a Well-Acted Wild Ride

Anytime a non run-of-the-mill play is performed, it’s exciting, and the theatre is owed credit for thinking outside of the box. The theatre and play in this case, respectively, are Neuse Little Theatre and its production of Tony Glazer and Anthony Ruivivar’s Safe, under the direction of Matt Gore. The play begins near the tail-end… Read More ›