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Aaron Fried, Reed Campbell, and Mariah MacFarlane are hilarious as bootleggers Duke Mahoney, Cookie McGee, and Billie Bendix in the "Nice Work If You Can Get It" (photo by Jeremy Daniel)

A Nice Show If You Can See It

Some shows are serious, deep, and thoughtful. Others, like Joe DiPetro’s hilarious “Nice Work if You Can Get It,” are just plain good fun. The musical, which features songs by George and Ira Gershwin, including some of their biggest and best well-known hits, is made larger-than-life for North Carolina Theatre, thanks to playful direction by… Read More ›

Mariah MacFarlane and Alex Enterline star as Billie Bendix and Jimmy Winter in "Nice Work If You Can Get It" (photo by Jeremy Daniel)

Bootleg Whiskey, Wild Women, and Gershwin Give “Nice Work If You Can Get It” Its Kick

Bootleg whiskey, the Roaring Twenties version of “Girls Gone Wild,” and a plethora toe-tapping Gershwin tunes give Work Light Productions’ current National Tour of the 2012 Tony Award®-winning musical comedy, Nice Work If You Can Get It, its kick. This invigorating romp, set in Prohibition era New York City in 1927 and jointly presented in… Read More ›

"Nice Work If You Can Get It" stars Alex Enterline as playboy Jimmy Winter (photo by Jeremy Daniel)

The Roaring Twenties Musical “Nice Work If You Can Get It” Features Girls, Glamour, and Gershwin

Broadway Series South and the North Carolina Theatre will co-host Work Light Productions’ 2014-15 National Tour of the 2012 Tony Award®-winning musical comedy, Nice Work If You Can Get It, on Jan. 20-25 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium. Inspired by material written by English authors and lyricists Guy Bolton (1884-1979) and P.G. Wodehouse (1881-1975), Nice Work… Read More ›

It’s the Top: “Anything Goes” Dazzles and York, Franklin, and Applegate Wow DPAC Patrons

When the votes are tallied for the Top 10 Triangle Musicals of 2013, the national tour of the Roundabout Theatre Company’s A-Number-One 2011 Broadway revival of the 1934 Cole Porter musical “Anything Goes” will be on top of the heap! Indeed, it’s March 19th opening-night performance made Durham Performing Arts Center patrons stand up and cheer!

Classic Show “Anything Goes” Is Still Fun for Modern Audiences

Cole Porter’s 1930s romp “Anything Goes” might seem an odd choice for DPAC, a venue that’s known for its hot-at-the-moment shows. Roundabout Theatre Company’s production, however, proves that there’s still a lot of life and humor left in this classic. The action (and calamity!) starts when Billy Crocker (Josh Franklin) stows away on an ocean… Read More ›