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Raleigh Little Theatre's rendition of Marc Camoletti's Don't Dress for Dinner stars Michael Parker (left) as Robert, A.C. Donohue as Suzanne, and Rob Jenkins as Bernard (photo by Areon Mobasher)

Raleigh Little Theatre’s Delightful Rendition of Marc Camoletti’s Don’t Dress for Dinner Is a Laff-a-Minute Production

We start with quotes from reviews by The Guardian and the Chicago Tribune, respectively: “Hurtling along at the speed of light, this breathtaking farce is a near faultless piece of theatrical invention” and “Text book example of how to create the perfect farce.” Raleigh Little Theatre’s production of Don’t Dress for Dinner, under the direction… Read More ›

Worried stars (from left) Lebone Moses, Timika Hockaday-Brodie, Julia Drayton, Gerard M Williams, Emelia Me-Me Cowans-Taylor, Aya Wallace, Lucia Foster, Justin W. Peoples, Vincent Drayton, Ra'Chel Fowler, Viral Trivedi, Sean Wellington and Darryel Washington

Renée A. Nixon’s Worried at Burning Coal Is Entertaining, Enlightening, and Rewarding

Big or small, important or trivial, we’ve all got something that worries us. And so did a “baker’s dozen” of characters in Renée A. Nixon’s Worried, a new play that opened Friday night as part of Burning Coal Theatre Company’s “Wait Til You See This” second-stage series. In addition to entertainment, this play has a… Read More ›

Deathtrap stars Justin Brent Johnson (left) and Wade Newhouse (photo by Ron Foreman)

A Tight Script, Witty Dialogue, Devilish Plot Twists, and a Highly Skilled TheatreFest 2018 Cast Make Deathtrap a Delight

Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary defines “death trap” as “a structure or situation that is potentially very dangerous to life.” Ira Levin’s Deathtrap — now playing in the Titmus Theatre in Frank Thompson Hall in Raleigh, NC as part of N.C. State University Theatre’s TheatreFest 2018 — is a play about writing a play called Deathtrap; and… Read More ›

The North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre will stage Spring Awakening, starring (from left) Matt Sheaffer, McCarty Kennedy, Jesse Farmer, Allison Darcy Mitteer, Ford Nelson, Chelsey Winstead, McKenna Waldron, Melanie Payne, Faith Jones, Shane de León, Charles Robson, Heather Shinpaugh, Natalia Soto and Ted Willis, June 1-17 (photo by Elizabeth Marie Cecilia Anderson)

North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre’s Gripping and Stirring Performance of Spring Awakening Should Be Seen More Than Once

North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre’s community-theater production of Spring Awakening, with music by Duncan Sheik and book and lyrics by Steven Sater, is not for the faint of heart. Based on the 1891 play of the same name by Frank Wedekind, this Tony Award®-winning rock musical explores teen angst, sexuality, and self-discovery in late… Read More ›

Brian Clark’s Whose Life Is It Anyway? Script Is First Rate, and So Is This Stageworks Theatre of Holly Springs Production

  Driving home from Stageworks Theatre of Holly Springs’ production of Whose Life Is It Anyway? we were reminded of a few poignant lines from the Cat Stevens’ song “Moonshadow“: If I ever lose my hand … I won’t have to work no more, If I ever lose my leg … I won’t have to… Read More ›