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Sonorous Road’s Open Doors 10-Minute Play Festival Delivers Laughs, Tears, Interpersonal Insights, and Social Commentary

The Third Annual Open Doors Short Play Festival opened last Friday night at the Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio to a packed house. Whether it was the palpable energy in the audience or the bass thudding at the quinceaƱera next door, everyone was in high spirits; and despite the background noise (an unavoidable factor… Read More ›

Open Doors Short-Play Festival Showcases the Work of Local Dramatists, Directors, and Actors

On Sept. 7-9 and 14-16, Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio is staging its Third Annual Open Doors Short Play Festival, which showcases the work of local directors, local writers, and local actors. We’ve got a great pool of talent in our area, and events like this allow them all to shine. There were lots… Read More ›

Seed Art Share's Aug. 10-12 presentation of The Miracle Worker by William Gibson stars (from left) Heather J. Strickland, Havana Blum, and Rebecca Blum (photo by Areon Mobasher)

Kudos to Seed Art Share’s Immersive Staging of The Miracle Worker, Directed by Dustin Britt and Starring Havana Blum as Helen Keller

As a relative newcomer to the Raleigh area, this reviewer had heard of, but not yet experienced, the sort of immersive theater in which historical tales are played out on historic sites, allowing the audience to move through the space and experience these re-enactments up close and personal. To finally experience one such a play,… Read More ›

The Bare Theatre cast for ShakesBEER (from left: Tara Nicole Williams, Kyle Mears, Natalie Sherwood, and J. Robert Raines) sail to Illyria to visit characters from Twelfth Night (photo by Robert Davezac)

Bare Theatre’s Peripatetic ShakesBEER Is an Hour or So of Nonstop Laughter

It has been said that William Shakespeare wrote for every “level” in his audience, that he “aimed” certain elements to the “upper-crust” and certain elements to “the masses.” I believe the same thing can be said for Shakespeare’s modern-day “collaborator Chuck Keith. Who says you can’t update Shakespeare? ShakesBEER, produced by Bare Theatre at “various… Read More ›