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Clare Bayley’s The Container at CAM Raleigh Is a Visceral Look at Immigration Horrors

My entire body was jolted by the clanging sound of the doors as they were slammed shut and locked us into the tight industrial steel space, located only steps from the Contemporary Art Museum of Raleigh. Just moments prior I had been a part of the world outside, where people were taking in a pleasant… Read More ›

Burning Coal Theatre Company’s Churchill’s Shorts at CAM/Raleigh: 4 Apples + 2 Olivers + 1 Filiaci = Plenty of Food for Thought

The plays of British playwright Caryl Churchill could be described as “complex” and “cerebral,” and her works are not new to the Triangle area stage. Tiny Engine Theatre’s 2016 Cloud Nine and Raleigh Ensemble Players’ 2008 The Skriker come to mind. Both of those productions left me impressed but a bit bewildered, and I will… Read More ›

Ian L. Finley’s The Greeks Explores the Oedipus Trilogy on June 9-25 at CAM Raleigh

You might already know how Oedipus Rex is going to end. If you do not, but you know what the Freud’s “Oedipus complex” is, you can likely predict the play’s climactic realization. In the mid-Fifth Century BCE, Sophocles — arguably the most celebrated Greek tragedian in history — wrote a trilogy collectively known as the… Read More ›

Shannon Malone and Rimsha Afzal star as Jane and Mina (photo by the Right Image Photography, Inc.)

Blue Sky Asks, Can Warfare Ever Be Fair?

In a first collaboration between CAM Raleigh and Burning Coal Theatre Company, the U.S. premiere of British playwright Clare Bayley’s Blue Sky opened Thursday night in the main exhibition hall of CAM Raleigh, on the first floor. Burning Coal artistic director Jerome Davis observes in his page in the program that “… [I]t would be… Read More ›