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PlayMakers 2014-2015 Season

PRC² features innovative, topical presentations coupled with engaging post-show discussions with the creative artists and expert panelists following each performance.

North Carolina Theatre & Broadway Series South Tickets on sale August 7th for all 2014-15 Shows

We’re thrilled to offer an award-winning season that will appeal to patrons of all ages in our Triangle arts community.

PlayMakers Awarded National Grant to Support “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

PlayMakers awarded national grant to support ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ Arts Midwest in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has announced that PlayMakers Repertory Company is one of forty nonprofit, professional theater companies nationwide to be awarded a grant as part of the Shakespeare in American Communities program The program introduces middle… Read More ›

Burning Coal Theatre Company announces its 2014-15 Mainstage Season

It’s mainstage season includes the world premiere of David Edgar’s Iron Curtain Trilogy directed by Jerome Davis, three plays about the fall of communism in Europe presented to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall

DPAC Presents a Rousing, Over-the-Top “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat has long been a theater staple. The show proves that Bible stories can translate well to the stage, especially when they’re dressed up with fancy costumes, fast-paced choreography, and a special effect or two. Of course, the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) is… Read More ›

NC Theatre & Broadway Series South announce Nice Work If You Can Get It will join 2014/15 Season Line-up

NC Theatre & Broadway Series South announce Nice Work If You Can Get It will join 2014/15 Season Line-up

Nice Work If You Can Get It is a 1920s-era feel-good musical, complete with extravagant dance numbers, glittering costumes and an unlikely love story between a wealthy playboy and a rough and tumble lady bootlegger.

“Curiosity Cat” Opens Friday, March 21st in Wake Forest

Curiosity Cat opens Friday, March 21 at the Forest Moon Theater in Wake Forest. Performances are at 7pm Friday and Saturday, and 3pm Sunday at the Franklin Academy Theater on Chalk Rd. Visit forestmoontheater.org for more information.

North Carolina Theatre and Broadway Series South’s 2014-15 Season Mixes Modern Tales with Everlasting Classics

The 14/15 season moves from timeless to modern and promises something for everyone!

Raleigh Little Theatre Introduces New Season of Love, New Artistic Director Soon to Be Announced

RALEIGH, N.C.  – Raleigh Little Theatre (RLT) has announced the theme of its 2014-15 season. “A Season of Love,” approaches the topic of love from a variety of angles. Whether it’s love of one’s family and a teenage romance in Hairspray, the love between a child and a toy in The Velveteen Rabbit, or a… Read More ›

PlayMakers’ “Love Alone” Is an Authentic Study of Loss and Grief

What happens when a loved one goes to the hospital for a routine medical procedure and doesn’t come out alive? That question is beautifully and thoroughly examined by Deborah Salem Smith in her play “Love Alone,” onstage now at PlayMakers Repertory Company.

Jeffrey Blair Cornell and Julie Fishell star as Elyot and Amanda in "Private Lives" (photo by Jon Gardiner)

Jeffrey Blair Cornell and Julie Fishell Star in Noël Coward’s Sublime Comedy “Private Lives” for PRC

PlayMakers Repertory Company mainstays Jeffrey Blair Cornell and Julie Fishell will play Elyot and Amanda in the critically acclaimed regional theater’s gala production of Sir Noël Coward’s sublime 1930 comedy of manners, Private Lives, on Jan. 22-26, Jan. 28-Feb. 2, and Feb. 4-9 in the Paul Green Theatre in the University of North Carolina at… Read More ›

DPAC Finishes 2013 with #4 National Ranking

or the fourth consecutive year, DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center has placed among the most attended theaters in the U.S. as tracked by the industry-leading trade magazine, Pollstar.

Sometimes, a Lizard Is Just a Lizard … But Not in Edward Albee’s 1975 Pulitzer Winner, “Seascape”

One of the themes of South Stream Productions’ current presentation of Seascape is communication, a constant melody throughout Edward Albee’s work; and it is interesting that the chemistry of the actors in this production is so symbiotic. A nice irony. The story itself is both real and far-fetched; a couple facing retirement, arguing over what… Read More ›

PlayMakers offers special Café Society seating for ‘Private Lives’

Sophistication takes the stage at PlayMakers Repertory Company with Noel Coward’s comedy classic “Private Lives,” Jan. 22 – Feb. 9, and theater-goers can add to their enjoyment with special Café Society seating. PlayMakers calls its Café Society seating the “crème de la crème experience,” inviting audience members to imagine themselves at one of the legendary… Read More ›

PlayMakers receives Leaders in Diversity Award

PlayMakers Repertory Company has been named an inaugural winner of Triangle Business Journal’s Leaders in Diversity Award. The professional theater company based in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been honored in the 2013 group at an awards luncheon and in the Sept. 13 edition… Read More ›

David Lindsay-Abaire’s “Good People” at Deep Dish Is a Depressing But Authentic Slice-of-Life Comedy

Much of today’s theatre centers around fantastical worlds, lush lives, and other things that, while entertaining, aren’t very in-touch with the average person. The characters featured in David Lindsay-Abaire’s “Good People,” onstage now at Deep Dish Theater Company, are about as close to average as it gets, however. In fact, their mediocrity makes them downright… Read More ›

Blue Man Group Returns for Six Sensational Multimedia Performances at DPAC Sept. 5-8

On Sept. 5-8, the sensational Blue Man Group — three manic mute bald-capped men dressed in black with blue grease paint smeared all over their heads — will return to the Durham Performing Arts Center for six mind-bending, aurally and visually spectacular multimedia shows of avant-garde performance art. (They last wowed DPAC patrons on March… Read More ›

Johnston County Performing Arts Series Set for 2013-14

(Johnston County, NC) Visitors and residents in and around the triangle will find in Johnston County great Southern fare in our modest diners and down-home restaurants, outstanding shopping bargains in area outlets, and a bit of culture and arts just down the street in Clayton, Smithfield, and Benson. “Whether your interests are predisposed towards local… Read More ›

The Durham Performing Arts Center will present Blue Man Group on Sept. 5-8

September 2013 Triangle Theater Calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for the entire month of September. If your productions are not listed in this calendar, please e-mail the SHOW TITLE(S), DATE(S), LOCATION(S), and PRESENTER’S NAME to RobertM748@aol.com, and be sure to e-mail all your news releases and publicity PHOTOS to that address. (Our “snail mail”… Read More ›

Cinema Inc Announces its 48th Season

Cinema, Inc. Offers Triangle Filmgoers 12 Classic Feature Films for $20 — That’s Just $1.67 Each The Cinema, Inc. will open its 48th season on September 8, 2013 with Cool Hand Luke and Paul Newman. The 48th season of The Cinema, Inc. will feature an international array of cinematic masterpieces, chosen for their intellectual substance,… Read More ›

Broadway veteran Lisa Brescia (center) will star as the Kit Kat Klub's star attraction, the divinely decadent English diva Sally Bowles, in "Cabaret" (photo by Jon Gardiner)

PlayMakers awarded major grants to support new season

PlayMakers Repertory Company is celebrating the award of several significant national grants in support of upcoming projects and productions. PlayMakers is the professional theater company based in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A new $250,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation of New York… Read More ›

NC Opera 2013/14 Season Announced

Our fourth season will have a great mix of familiar and unfamiliar repertoire, with exceptional singers. We think audiences will love the season, and are very excited about performing for the first time at Koka Booth.

Commedia Workshop with Kevin Otos

Commedia Workshop with Kevin Otos at Burning Coal Theatre, Raleigh NC Learn and experience the Commedia dell’Arte with Kevin Otos in this dynamic, on-your-feet engaged workshop Saturday, November 2nd from noon to 5pm at the Burning Coal Theatre, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh. Participants will discover and explore the characters, lazzi, and masks associated with this… Read More ›

Theatre in the park Raleigh tickets info

Theatre in The Park Kicks Off New Second Series with Psycho Beach Party!

In this high camp spoof of beach movies, Frankie and Annette beach party epics and Hitchcock psychological suspense thrillers are given a shotgun marriage.

“Animal Farm” Opens This Week

RALEIGH, N.C. — Peter Hall’s adaptation of George Orwell’s novel, Animal Farm, opens on July 19th for a two-week run in the Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre at Raleigh Little Theatre. Presented by RLT’s Teens on Stage (TOS) and Teens Backstage (TBS), Animal Farm tells the story of the animals of Manor Farm’s revolution gone wrong as… Read More ›

Albert Daniel Wolfheimer (1922-2013)

A Death in the Family: Al Wolfheimer

Albert Daniel Wolfheimer, who died June 5th at age 90, was the epitome of a community-theater volunteer. A sweet, humble man, he was also a mechanical genius who performed yoeman’s work behind the scenes not only for Raleigh Little Theatre but also for The Cinema, Inc. As former Raleigh actor Scotty Cherryholmes put it on… Read More ›

Jonathan Fitts

Burning Coal Theatre Company is proud to announce that Jonathan Fitts Is New Director of Education at Burning Coal Theatre Company

  Burning Coal Theatre Company is proud to announce that Jonathan Fitts, a recent graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, will conduct its 2013 Summer Theatre Conservatory for Teens in July.  Jonathan will then take over as Director of Education at Burning Coal Theatre Company. For further information about STC 2013, or about… Read More ›

Hot Summer Nights | Theatre Raleigh will present "I Do! I Do!" on May 29-June 2 and June 5-9 in the Kennedy Theater

June 2013 Triangle Theater Calendar

NOTE: This is Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for shows announced for the entire month of June. If your productions are not listed in this calendar, please e-mail the SHOW TITLE(S), DATE(S), LOCATION(S), and PRESENTER’S NAME to RobertM748@aol.com, and be sure to e-mail all your news releases and publicity PHOTOS to that address. (Our “snail… Read More ›

kidswrite 2013

Burning Coal Theatre Company has announced the plays that will be produced as part of KidsWrite 2013.

Burning Coal Theatre Company has announced the plays that will be produced as part of KidsWrite 2013. The performance will include plays from students at Raleigh Charter School, Enloe High School and Wake Young Men’s Leadership Academy. Performances of KidsWrite 2013 will take place on Friday, May 24th at 7:30 pm and Saturday, May 25th… Read More ›

NC Theatre 2013-14 Broadway Season

NC Theatre 2013-14 Broadway Season

North Carolina Theatre and Broadway Series South are excited to announce their 2013/14 season at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts.