Tag: Koka Booth Amphitheatre
It was a comfortable 72 degrees last evening in North Carolina, and I’m sliding my way to my second-row seat — Mountain Dew in one hand, funnel cake in the other. The sun set as both lawn chairs and beer cans are popped open in anticipation of a raucous night of rock music. From the… Read More ›
For four high-octane outdoor performances on Sept. 7-10, Glam metal hits from the 1980s will propel Theatre Raleigh and the Koka Booth Amphitheatre’s joint presentation of the blockbuster 2005 Los Angeles, 2006 Las Vegas, 2008 Off-Broadway, 2009 Broadway, and 2011 West End jukebox musical Rock of Ages into musical stratosphere. This local production of Rock… Read More ›
Saturday evening, May 21st, was a little chilly at Koka Booth Amphitheatre at Regency Park in Cary. There was a constant drizzle, but nobody’s spirits were dampened. A huge crowd had turned out to be entertained by Outback Concerts’ presentation of Russell Peters’ 2016 Almost Famous World Tour, and nobody was disappointed; everybody kept laughing… Read More ›
Okay, we’ll admit that we come to this review with a certain level of bias. We love Koka Booth Amphitheatre at Regency Park in Cary, NC. It is simply one of the best venues in the Triangle to hear live music. It’s the perfect balance of space, ambiance, and acoustics. You are outside under a… Read More ›
For complete concert information log on to boothamphitheatre.com Tickets available at Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre Box Office or Event Date On-Sale Ticket Prices A DRAG QUEEN PROM Presented by Chatham Social Health Council Hosted by Mary K Mart and Marilyn Merlot Friday, April 10 7 p.m. Tickets On Sale Now! Lawn – $25 – includes… Read More ›
Convention-Defying Singer/Songwriter/Actor leads concert lineup to Benefit Tammy Lynn Center for Developmental Disabilities
Last weekend, when Cary’s Koka Booth Amphitheatre gave William Shakespeare’s timeless 16th century tragedy, “Romeo and Juliet,” an American Civil War setting, a battle between the Blue and the Gray seemed to be in the offing, with Juliet and the Capulets clashing with Romeo and the Montagues. But nothing like that happened on closing night last Saturday. The cities of Verona and Mantua were redubbed Virginia and Maryland; and director Jerry Sipp retained the character of Prince Escalus (strutted and fretted by Brook North), who had powers of life and death over an unspecified portion of Old Virginny.
On Oct. 4-6 in Cary’s Koka Booth Amphitheatre, Team Montague and Team Capulet will square off once again for their epic family feud in a modernized community-theater presentation of “Romeo and Juliet,” produced by Deb Royals and directed by Jerry Sipp and starring 27-year-old Ira David Wood IV as Romeo. Originally set during the 14th century in Verona and Mantua, Italy, this late 16th century tragedy of star-crossed lovers by English dramatist William Shakespeare (1564-1616) will now unfold during the era of the American Civil War (1861-65) and be performed under the stars.
“Every time I work on this piece,” says director David Henderson, “I find something new to love about it. One of the beautiful things about Shakespeare’s work is that it challenges and continues to grow with you as an actor, director, and viewer.”
Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion” Summer Love Tour Co-Stars Sara Watkins and Robin and Linda Williams
“This concert tour on the everlasting theme of romantic love will be jam-packed with tender duets and ballads, poetry (Poe, Shakespeare, Anonymous), and stories of passion and marriage — not to mention Mr. Keillor’s intermission walk through the audience for the sing-along of ‘Unchained Melody’ and ‘Can’t Help Falling in Love with You.’ [It will be] An entertaining date night for all ages!
Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” Will Be the First Annual Outdoor Theater Event at the Koka Booth Amphitheatre
The Town of Cary will present an outdoors modern-dress production of TWELFTH NIGHT, OR WHAT YOU WILL, a rollicking romantic comedy written by English poet and dramatist William Shakespeare (1564-1616) for the close of the Christmas season, circa 1601-02, on Aug. 26-28 in the Koka Booth Amphitheatre at Regency Park. Originally written for the close of the Christmas season, circa 1601-02, and one of the Immortal Bard’s most popular plays, TWELFTH NIGHT is the Koka Booth Amphitheatre’s first annual outdoor theater event.
Though we cannot count on Keith Richards, Justin Timberlake, or Citizen Cope making an appearance this weekend, we can be excited for a fun upbeat soul performance by Sheryl Crow this Sunday August 15th 2010 at the Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary
Jason Gallagher, who harmonized with NOTAR on many of his performances, was a real show stealer. Gallagher, who is the singer for a band called Leroy Justice, (http://www.leroyjustice.com) had an amazing voice that had many concertgoers stopping and asking, “Wow, who is that guy?”
Families, friends and music and movie lovers can journey over the rainbow, Saturday, July 10. The North Carolina Symphony and guest conductor Constantine Kitsopoulos perform the timeless soundtrack of The Wizard of Oz live while the movie runs on Koka Booth Amphitheatre’s big screen. But the performance and film only complete an enchanting evening of… Read More ›
Maestro William Henry Curry conducts both classical music staples and show-stopping highlights from past Summerfest seasons, culminating in a finale performance of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, always an unforgettable live music experience.
Attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy over 250 wines from more than 23 local North Carolina wines