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N.C. State University Theatre's TheatreFest 2018 production of Nunsense stars (from left) Kathy Norris, Lynda Clark, Riki Dows, Brett Williams, and JoAnne Dickinson (photo by Ron Foreman)

Nuns Are Dying to Have Fun in Dan Goggin’s Nunsense, Now Playing at TheatreFest 2018

The Nunsense franchise must be huge, for it includes a whole line of greeting cards as well as six sequels to the original Nunsense, which N.C. State University Theatre is currently presenting as part of TheatreFest 2018. Dan Goggin is the creative genius behind these entertainments, writing music and lyrics, and creating one of the… Read More ›

The 39 Steps stars (from left) Daryl Ray Carliles as Clown 2, Marisa Markoch as Annabella Schmidt et al., Jonathan King as Richard Hannay, and Gus Allen as Clown 1 (photo by Ron Foreman)

N.C. State University Theatre’s Spy Story, The 39 Steps, Unleashes Nonstop Laughter

The first thing that N.C. State University Theatre “regulars” will notice about The 39 Steps is the drastic “remodeling” done in the Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre in NCSU’s Frank Thompson Hall. Scenic designer Jayme Mellema has created an awesome replica of the interior of a 1935 theater in London’s West End, complete with balcony boxes and… Read More ›

N.C. State LIVE presented three SOLD-OUT performances of The Other Mozart, written and performed by Sylvia Milo, on Nov. 11th and 12th in the Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre in Frank Thompson Hall

Playwright/Performer Sylvia Milo Gives Voice to the Unsung Genius of The Other Mozart

N.C. State LIVE brought Polish playwright, violinist, and actress Sylvia Milo and her internationally touring one-woman play, The Other Mozart, to N.C. State University’s Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre last weekend. Milo won the 2015 New York Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Solo Performance as Maria Anna “Nannerl” Mozart (1751-1829), older sister of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-91)…. Read More ›

Gross Indecency at N.C. State Examines Oscar Wilde’s Passions

Criminal Law Amendment Act of 1885; Section 11 (“gross indecency”): Any male person who, in public or private, commits, or is a party to the commission of, or procures, or attempts to procure the commission by any male person of, any act of gross indecency with another male person, shall be guilty of a misdemeanour,… Read More ›

The Acting in N.C. State University Theatre’s Gross Indecency Is First-Rate, and So Are the Set, Lighting, and Costumes

In 1895, when N.C. State University Theatre’s collegiate production of Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde is set, Oscar Wilde was at the pinnacle of his fame. The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890) was well received, and his work had met with critical acclaim. Two of his plays, The Importance of Being Earnest… Read More ›