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Girls Play Hardball in Sonorous Road Rep’s Rendition of Sarah DeLappe’s The Wolves

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe’s is a tense and funny look into the locker room of a high school girls soccer team. Sonorous Road Repertory Company’s production of the show went up last night at the Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio on Hillsborough St. in Raleigh, NC. Nine young women, playing high school girls,… Read More ›

Sarah DeLappe’s The Wolves at Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio Is a Howling Success!

We will cut to the chase: The Wolves is well-worth seeing! “It was all so real!” That was the first comment that we heard uttered by a fellow audience member as we headed out into the lobby of Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio in the wake of the opening-night performance of Sarah DeLappe’s captivating… Read More ›

Brian Westbrook, Samantha Corey, and Simon Kaplan play Ben, Eliza, and Stu in Raleigh Little Theatre's SOLD-OUT production of What We're Up Against (photo by Brenna Berry Photography)

RLT Gets Its "Ducts in a Row" with Theresa Rebeck’s What We’re Up Against

Who remembers that annoyingly patronizing advertising jingle for Virginia Slims cigarettes? “You’ve come a long way, baby/To get where you’ve got to today/You’ve got your own cigarette now, baby/You’ve come a long, long way.” As if having “your own cigarette” was an important accomplishment in the battle for gender equality! Was the illusion of “a… Read More ›

Bare Theatre’s Inauguration Day Reading of The Taming Sticks It to Trump

Art is a nation’s most precious heritage. For it is in our works of art that we reveal to ourselves and to others the inner vision which guides us as a nation. And where there is no vision, the people perish. — President Lyndon B. Johnson, signing into existence the National Endowment for the Arts… Read More ›

Allan Maule’s EverScape Is a 90-Minute Escape for All of Us

EverScape, written by Allan Maule, contains an interesting line. One of the characters states that “our grandparents” sought escape in movies, “our parents” sought escape through television, and “we” (the play’s protagonists, presumably the current generation) seek escape in online video games. We would add to this list another, older form of escape — live… Read More ›