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"Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!" -- with judge and scorekeeper Bill Kurtis (left) and host Peter Sagal -- taped its Saturday, May 23rd, radio broadcast on Thursday, May 21st, at a sold-out Durham Performing Arts Center (photo by Alain McLaughlin Photography Inc.)

“Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!” on May 21st at DPAC Was a Fantastic Evening of Fun and Games!

During the Golden Age of Radio, sometime between the 1920s and 1950s, folks would spend their evenings gathered around the radio listening to their favorite programs. These ran the gamut from mystery, adventure and detective serials, to soap operas, variety hours, plays, and quiz shows. The invention of the television killed this radio tradition, and… Read More ›

An All-Star Cast Makes “The Drowsy Chaperone” a Hit

Before this review can proceed, this reviewer has a small confession to make: She is a bit of a Clay Aiken fan-girl, so her review might be somewhat  biased  in his favor. Now that the truth is out in the open, suffice it to say that, even without Aiken’s indomitable presence in his role as… Read More ›

Clay Aiken and Beth Leavel star as the star-struck Man in Chair and the tipsy title character in NCT's robust rendition of "The Drowsy Chaperone" (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

Amusing Antics by Clay Aiken, Beth Leavel, & Co. Make “The Drowsy Chaperone” a Must-See Musical

“American Idol” season-two runner-up Clay Aiken wins the hearts and minds of Triangle theatergoers with his pixilated performance as the star-struck Man in Chair in the North Carolina Theatre‘s uproarious rendition of The Drowsy Chaperone, playing now through Sunday in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in the downtown… Read More ›

Clay Aiken stars as Man in Chair

Clay Aiken and Beth Leavel Will Star in NCT’s Production of “The Drowsy Chaperone” on May 7-12

“American Idol” season-two runner-up Clay Aiken and Tony Award®-winning actress Beth Leavel will star in the North Carolina Theatre‘s gala production of The Drowsy Chaperone, directed and choreographed by NCT artistic director Casey Hushion, on May 7-12 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts (formerly the Progress Energy Center)… Read More ›

BRINGING BROADWAY HOME | Review by Robert W. McDowell

Hometown favorite Clay Aiken opened the show with a rousing rendition of “Home” from THE WIZ, then delighted his legion of local fans with two saucy selections from his new album “Tried and True,”