If/Then Sings, Dances, and Touches Your Heart at the Durham Performing Arts Center May 26-29

Sometimes in Broadway legend, the understudy takes over for the star and becomes a star on her/his own. In the case of the hit show, If/Then, playing tonight through Sunday evening at the Durham Performing Arts Center, the understudy (Jackie Burns, who stars as Elizabeth) has taken the show on the road; and in a… Continue reading If/Then Sings, Dances, and Touches Your Heart at the Durham Performing Arts Center May 26-29

DPAC’s If/Then Is Fresh, Fun, and Fabulous

If/Then, onstage now at DPAC under the direction of Michael Greif is a relatively new musical that packs a modern, fun, and totally unique punch. It tells the story of Elizabeth (Jackie Burns), a recently divorced woman who is self-admittedly “flirting with forty” and decides to shake things up by relocating to New York City.… Continue reading DPAC’s If/Then Is Fresh, Fun, and Fabulous

On May 24-29 at DPAC, Raleigh’s English Bernhardt Will Join Two Veterans of If/Then on Broadway

Raleigh’s own English Bernhardt will join Jackie Burns and Anthony Rapp, two original Broadway cast members of If/Then, on May 24-29 at the Durham Performing Arts Center, as part of DPAC‘s SunTrust Broadway Series. Burns, who was a standby for 2014 Tony Award® nominee Idina Menzel — who won the 2004 Tony for Best Actress… Continue reading On May 24-29 at DPAC, Raleigh’s English Bernhardt Will Join Two Veterans of If/Then on Broadway

Keigwin + Company at ADF: Cerebral, comical and exhilarating

Matthew Baker in Natural Selection, photo by Denise Cerniglia

Keigwin + Company showed the diversity of their repertoire with their exuberant performance of 5 pieces choreographed by artistic director Larry Keigwin this week at the American Dance Festival in Durham. The contemporary dance company was formed in 2003 by Keigwin and Associate Director Nicole Wolcott. Since then they have performed for audiences in NYC… Continue reading Keigwin + Company at ADF: Cerebral, comical and exhilarating