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Peak Ensemble Players of Apex Does It Again with Robin Hawdon’s Perfect Wedding

The curtains open on a disheveled bridal suite in the “only decent hotel within miles.” A head emerges from under the covers (at the foot of the bed). The first line: “Oh. My. God!” Wait! Did somebody say the words “perfect wedding?” The plot thickens when we discover that this is the morning of the… Read More ›

Ken Ludwig’s The Fox on the Fairway at The Halle in Apex Is a Frantically Fast Fun Farce

Apex, NC’s Halle Cultural Arts Center hosts a theater company called The Peak Ensemble Players, and they have produced another winner with Ken Ludwig’s The Fox on the Fairway, a frantic farce directed by Kathleen Rudolph. But we expected no less. Ludwig’s work has recently graced the Triangle Area with plenty of grins and giggles… Read More ›

Guess Who’s Dressing for Dinner at Apex’s Halle Center: Don’t Dress for Dinner Is a Feast of Laughs!

When was the last time you went to a play and laughed nonstop, even chuckling your way through intermission? If that’s what you want, come on down to the Halle Cultural Arts Center in Apex for Don’t Dress for Dinner. Adapted by Robin Hawdon and directed by Kathleen Rudolph, this production has been expertly cast; the pace is brisk; and the comic timing is impeccable.

Meet Bernard (played by Christopher Brown). He lives two hours outside of Paris. Jacqueline (Jenny Anglum) is Bernard’s wife. She is going to spend the weekend with her mother.

RLT's cast for Miss Nelson Is Missing! includes (from left) Michael McKenna as Adam, Connor Gerney as Gregory, Adeira Hunter as Allison, and Olivia Bouzigard as Cheryl (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

RLT’s Miss Nelson Is Missing! Is Not to Be Missed!

Last Sunday’s matinee performance of Raleigh Little Theatre’s production of Miss Nelson Is Missing! was an enjoyable “blast from the past” for this adult who remembers reading the imaginative children’s story in childhood. The RLT show not only brings these memories to life, but creates an experience all its own. The first thing that will… Read More ›

Sit Down to a Feast at the Halle Cultural Arts Center of Apex! See “The Dining Room” by A.R. Gurney

When six actors perform 54 roles — an average of nine roles per actor — that’s impressive! However, the main character of the Halle Cultural Arts Center of Apex’s May 28-31 production of The Dining Room by A.R. Gurney is the dining room itself — character number 55 — furniture that was manufactured in 1898…. Read More ›