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Chloe Oilver stars as Effie in Iphigenia in Splott at Burning Coal

Effie, the Rough-and-Tumble Heroine of Gary Owen’s Iphigenia in Splott at Burning Coal, Is a Welsh Lass Well Worth Knowing

Burning Coal Theatre Company’s current production of Iphigenia in Splott, written by Welsh playwright Gary Owen and directed by Burning Coal’s co-founder and artistic director Jerome Davis, is a one-woman show. We meet Effie (Chloe Oliver), a rough-and-tumble Welsh girl from the community of Splott in the southern part of the city of Cardiff, Wales…. Read More ›

Burning Coal’s American Premiere of David Edgar’s Written on the Heart Is Just Superb

Tonight through Dec. 18th, Burning Coal Theatre Company is staging the American premier production of Written on the Heart, British playwright David Edgar’s 2011 dramatization of the writing of the King James Version of The Bible. It is a reminder that during a period of almost a hundred years prior to that book’s composition, the… Read More ›

12 Community Members Play the Title Role in Burning Coal’s Spoonface Steinberg

First heard 19 years ago on BBC 4, Spoonface Steinberg is a fictional one-hour monologue, written by Tony Award®-winning playwright Lee Hall, who is probably best known for penning Billy Elliot. It has undergone a couple of transitions since 1997, passing through TV, especially on YouTube, and is now a dramatic reading, which premieres in… Read More ›

George Brant’s Grounded, Starring Michelle Murray Wells, Deserves Much Larger Audiences

Sonorous Road Productions, resident company at Sonorous Road Theatre at 209 Oberlin Rd. in Raleigh, is the creation of Michelle Murray Wells, a Meredith College graduate who took her Master at Arts at Emerson College in Boston, MA. She opened the theater in August, offering classes in theater acting, film acting, and production for both… Read More ›

Sonorous Road Productions’ Presentation of Grounded: Wow! All We Can Say Is Wow!

Sonorous Road Productions’ latest offering, Grounded by George Brant, is a stunning journey into the psyche of a female U.S. Air Force fighter-pilot (played by Sonorous Road’s founder and artistic director Michelle Murray Wells). We are never told her name. She is simply known as “The Pilot”; and as she stands alone on the stage,… Read More ›