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Neil Simon’s God’s Favorite at Holly Springs Is a Fine Show That Deserves a Longer Run

Neil Simon’s God’s Favorite, presented Sept. 7-9 by Stageworks Theatre of Holly Springs and at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, opened for a one-weekend stint this Thursday, and will close at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday. God’s Favorite is a quirky play, even for Simon; and it has been updated from its 1974 Broadway version… Read More ›

You’d Be Meshugah to Miss Crossing Delancey

The Cary Players’ community-theater production of Crossing Delancey by Susan Sandler is a multigenerational, cultural gem. The plot revolves around Izzy (played with wide-eyed innocence by Vera Varlamov), a single Jewish girl who works at a bookstore, and dreams of leaving behind her blue-collar neighborhood — thereby crossing over Delancey Street in Manhattan’s Lower East… Read More ›