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Jewish Soldiers in Blue & Gray

Free Film Screening at The ArtsCenter October 26 at 4pm: Jewish Soldiers in Blue & Gray

Jewish Soldiers in Blue & Gray, 86 minutes, not rated Free film screening of Jewish Soldiers in Blue & Gray at The ArtsCenter, October 26 at 4:00pm. The 86-minute documentary will be followed by a panel discussion lead by Robert Marcus, Civil War Historian, and Leonard Rogoff, Southern Jewish Scholar. The ArtsCenter is located at… Read More ›

Raleigh actor Jesse Janowsky and New York actress Sharon Talbot star as John and Rosalia Taylor in Talbot's Civil War drama "A Field of Glory" (photo by Lauren Kennedy)

Sharon Talbot’s “A Field of Glory” Is a Talky Play Whose Plot Is Similar to a Classic Civil War Story

Sharon Talbot’s Civil War drama, “A Field of Glory,” is a “work in progress.” The question is, “Is ‘A Field of Glory’ original enough to capture the audience’s imagination and to inspire other producers to produce it?”

Jesse Janowsky and Sharon Talbot star as John and Rosalia Taylor in Talbot's Civil War drama "A Field of Glory" (photo by Lauren Kennedy)

Sharon Talbot’s Civil War Drama “A Field of Glory” Makes Its World Premiere at Hot Summer Nights

“[‘A Field of Glory’] is funny, believe it or not,” claims playwright Sharon Talbot claims. “It’s about the hilarious relationship between … two headstrong, loving, thorny, forward-looking, witty Southerners who — reunited after six months of battle — have managed to keep their sense of humor.”

"Shiloh Rules" features an all-female cast

Four Civil War Re-enactors, a Park Ranger, and a Souvenir Seller Meet in Doris Baizley’s Offbeat Comedy/Drama “Shiloh Rules” in Wilson

“The play is larger than it first appears,” claims director Katja Hill. “We meet six remarkable women who are involved in different ways in a re-enactment of the Battle of Shiloh …. [‘Shiloh Rules’] is set in 2011, but all the characters go back in time to 1862 through a re-enactment that becomes terrifyingly real.”