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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory stars Noah Weisberg (center) as Willy Wonka (photo by Joan Marcus)

Despite a Slow First Act, Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Is a Tasty Treat

Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, playing now through Sunday, Feb. 17th, at the Durham Performing Arts Center, as part of DPAC‘s SunTrust Broadway Series, is an imaginative evening of theater aimed at the child in all of us. Despite what some pacing issues, there were some genuinely fun moments in the first act…. Read More ›

DPAC’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Treats Viewers to a Truly Fantastical World of “Pure Imagination”

Almost everyone has seen some iteration of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Whether they’ve read Roald Dahl’s original book, watched the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder, or have checked out the somewhat bizarre Tim Burton adaptation, it’s a fun and fantastical morality tale that most are familiar with. However, this familiar story takes on a… Read More ›

The National Theatre of Scotland will perform "The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart" on Sept. 16-20 in the Back Bar of Chapel Hill's Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery

The National Theatre of Scotland Will Perform “The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart” on Sept. 16-20

Carolina Performing Arts will present the National Theatre of Scotland’s critically acclaimed production of “The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart,” created by David Greig and directed by Wils Wilson, on Sept. 16-20 in the Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery Back Bar in downtown Chapel Hill, NC. The National Theatre of Scotland previously performed “Black Watch” by Gregory Burke on Feb. 9-13, 2011 in the backstage area of Memorial Hall at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.