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FMT’s Prelude to a Kiss Is an Evening of Hearty Laughter and Warm Smiles

Peter and Rita meet at a party, they date for a few months, they get married, and then “the [kiss] hits the fan.” An old man that nobody knows has drifted into their wedding reception. After he has downed a few glasses of champagne, he asks for (and gets) permission to kiss the bride. That… Read More ›

Several Actors in the Forest Moon Theater’s Community-Theater Production of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Need to Embrace Their Characters More Fully

Sonya, Vanya, and Masha in the Forest Moon Theater’s production of Christopher Durang’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, directed by Mike McGee and now playing at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts in Wake Forest, NC, are adult siblings who are all approaching middle age. Their parents named them after characters… Read More ›

I Never Saw Another Butterfly at the Forest Moon Theater Recreates Poignant Moments in the Lives of Holocaust Children

Imagine growing up in a world that is so devastatingly destroyed that butterflies no longer exist! The butterfly is a multifaceted metaphor in the Forest Moon Theater’s production of Celeste Raspanti’s I Never Saw Another Butterfly. Its image brings to mind the beauty and fragility of the natural world. At the same time, it suggests… Read More ›

Gripping and Powerful, Forest Moon Theater’s I Never Saw Another Butterfly Has a Profound Effect on Audiences

Based on a collection of art and poetry created by children who lived in the concentration camp known as Theresienstadt, Celeste Raspanti’s powerful I Never Saw Another Butterfly, onstage now at Forest Moon Theater under the direction of Judy M. Dove, is an unforgettable experience. Coupled with artwork and the guest speakers scheduled at different… Read More ›

Forest Moon Theater's Nov. 9-18 production of The Memory of Water stars (from left) Ashley Rebecca Jones as Teresa, Emily Yates as Catherine, and Kirsten Ehlert as Mary (photo by David Eliot Leone)

Forest Moon Theater’s Energetic Cast for The Memory of Water by Shelagh Stephenson Creates Some Delightful Comic Characters

The Forest Moon Theater’s production of The Memory of Water is another strong show, staged by the Forest Moon Theater in its newly refurbished digs in the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts in Wake Forest, NC. This entertaining 1996 British comedy by English actress and playwright Shelagh Stephenson touches life at its sorest… Read More ›