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The Legend of Georgia McBride stars (from left) Jesse R. Gephart, David Henderson, and Matthew Hager

Honest Pint’s Georgia McBride Is a Rodeo of Raunch, Mixed with a Boatload of Heart

When the curtain rises on the Honest Pint Theatre Company’s production of The Legend of Georgia McBride, modern-day dreamer Casey (played by Matthew Hager) just wants to live his best life as a renowned Elvis impersonator. Unfortunately, he lives in the Florida Panhandle, bounces the rent check by buying a pizza, and his wife just… Read More ›

Honest Pint co-artistic director Susannah Hough stars as Carol in The Herd at NRACT

Top-Notch Performances Compensate for the Lack of Heart in the Characters of The Herd

The Honest Pint Theatre Company, operating at the North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre, follows the early Greeks to modern times with a favorite topic for playwrights, the dysfunctional family. This British play is no exception. The Herd by Rory Kinnear, is hardly about one’s typical family. It is filled with unspoken, as well as… Read More ›

Honest Pint co-artistic director Susannah Hough stars as Carol in The Herd at NRACT

Honest Pint’s First-Rate Staging of Rory Kinnear’s 2013 Family Dramedy The Herd Is a Must-See Show at NRACT

Honest Pint Theatre Company is currently presenting the second North American production of The Herd by Rory Kinnear, during a three-week run at the North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre. This must-see show made its U.S. debut in 2015 at the Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago. The Herd wonderfully depicts a typical family living through the… Read More ›

The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey Is a Terrific One-Man Show, Starring the Oh-So-Talented David Henderson

Honest Pint Theatre Company’s current production of The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey, now playing in Leggett Theatre on the second floor of Main Building at William Peace University in Raleigh, NC, is a terrific one-man show, starring the oh-so-talented David Henderson and directed by Susannah Hough. Through Henderson, the audience gets to travel alongside… Read More ›

David Henderson’s Exquisite Performance Makes The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey an Absolute Must-See Show

James Lecesne is a first-class playwright, a novelist, a screenwriter, an actor, and one of the founders of the Trevor Project, a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week toll-free hotline for the young LGBTQ+ community, with an emphasis on distress intervention. His novel, Absolute Brightness, was first published in 2008. From it, he created the play The Absolute Brightness… Read More ›