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The Theatre Raleigh Hot Summer Nights presentation of "Parade," stars Zachary Prince and Raleigh native Lauren Kennedy (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

The Tony Award®-Winning Musical “Parade” Is a Colossal Hit for Theatre Raleigh

Imagine writing a musical about a famous miscarriage of justice in the South — a musical! Now imagine that it is searingly powerful and poignant. Theatre Raleigh’s Hot Summer Nights production of Parade is both. With book by Alfred Uhry and music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown, Parade will take your breath away with… Read More ›

Theatre Raleigh will stage "Parade," starring Lauren Kennedy and Zachary Prince, on July 9-27 in the Kennedy Theater in Raleigh

Theatre Raleigh’s “Parade” Is Flawless

Alfred Uhry’s “Parade,” onstage now as part of Theatre Raleigh’s Hot Summer Nights, tells the story of how one man’s life changed on Confederate Memorial Day in 1913. That man is Leo Frank (Zachary Prince), the Jewish supervisor of a pencil factory who feels out of place in very-Southern Marietta, Georgia. In the early scenes,… Read More ›

Sandy Duncan and Kevyn Morrow star as Daisy Werthan and Hoke Colburn in the North Carolina Theatre's version of "Driving Miss Daisy" (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

Sandy Duncan and “Driving Miss Daisy” Are a Delight at the North Carolina Theatre

Topical plays usually show their age after a while when the topic is no longer relevant or the characters become dated, but neither is the case with the North Carolina Theatre‘s production of Driving Miss Daisy, starring Sandy Duncan. In a run that spans May 2-11, 2014, Duncan leads the small cast in a delightfully… Read More ›

Sandy Duncan Stars in “Driving Miss Daisy” at NCT

Sixty-eight-year-old television and stage actress and comedienne Sandy Duncan will star in the title role of wealthy Jewish widow and retired Atlanta schoolteacher Daisy Werthan in North Carolina Theatre‘s upcoming production of Driving Miss Daisy by award-winning Atlanta, GA-born New York City playwright and screenwriter Alfred Uhry. The perennially popular 1987 Off-Broadway hit and 1988 Pulitzer… Read More ›

Towne Players patrons selected "Driving Miss Daisy" as the encore presentation for the Garner-based theater company's 2012 season

Frances Stanley, Holmes Morrison, and Tim Upchurch Will All Reprise Their Roles in “Driving Miss Daisy”

Frances Stanley, Holmes Morrison, and Tim Upchurch will all reprise their roles in the Towne Players’ encore presentation of their critically acclaimed production of Alfred Uhry’s “Driving Miss Daisy” on Jan. 20, 21, and 26-28 in the Garner Performing Arts Center.