Sarah Burgess’ Dry Powder at Sonorous Road Rep Indicts "Ruthless Capitalism"

Dry Powder stars Chris Hinton as Seth and Michelle Murray Wells as Jenny

How many elephants can you have at your engagement party without upsetting the public? Directing Sonorous Road Repertory Company’s inaugural production of Sarah Burgess’ Dry Powder at Raleigh, NC’s Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio, Mark Filiaci opens another chapter in the discussion of Capitalism. In 1987, Donald Trump’s book Trump: The Art of the… Continue reading Sarah Burgess’ Dry Powder at Sonorous Road Rep Indicts "Ruthless Capitalism"

Allan Maule’s Framing the Shot Scores a Bull’s-Eye for Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio

Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio scores a bull’s-eye with local playwright Allan Maule’s Framing the Shot, directed by Ira David Wood IV. Photography buffs will recognize the term “framing the shot.” Laypersons (such as ourselves), however, might wonder, “What kind of shot?” Doctors give shots. Bar-tenders pour shots. Photographers, pool-sharks, archers, and marksmen take… Continue reading Allan Maule’s Framing the Shot Scores a Bull’s-Eye for Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio

Bare Theatre’s EverScape Respawns at the New Sonorous Road Studio

respawn (v.): to re-enter gameplay after being killed. EverScape, by triangle native Allan Maule, made its regional premiere last October, having been a smash hit at the New York Fringe Festival. Bare Theatre co-produced a remounted EverScape as the inaugural production in the new Sonorous Theatre and Film Studio location on Hillsborough Street. The crew… Continue reading Bare Theatre’s EverScape Respawns at the New Sonorous Road Studio

Lights Up on the New Sonorous Road Studio

No business intends to pack up and move house after only two years in action. When North Carolina State University bought the standalone space at 209 Oberlin Road, the Sonorous Road Film and Theatre Studio had to take the show on the road. The Royal Bakery building on Hillsborough Street, to be precise. Right across… Continue reading Lights Up on the New Sonorous Road Studio

Allan Maule’s EverScape Is a 90-Minute Escape for All of Us

EverScape, written by Allan Maule, contains an interesting line. One of the characters states that “our grandparents” sought escape in movies, “our parents” sought escape through television, and “we” (the play’s protagonists, presumably the current generation) seek escape in online video games. We would add to this list another, older form of escape — live… Continue reading Allan Maule’s EverScape Is a 90-Minute Escape for All of Us