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Theatre Raleigh’s Oh What a (Holy) Night!
Is a Delectable Christmas Confection

If the hustle and bustle of the holidays has you stressed out this year, don’t despair! Theatre Raleigh has concocted a delectable Christmas confection certain to get you into the spirit of the season. Oh What a (Holy) Night! is a delightful evening of top-notch musical performances by a small yet diverse cast of talented… Read More ›

Theatre Raleigh’s Oh What a (Holy) Night! on Dec. 19-22 Is a Breezy Christmas Concert

If you are looking for a great way to spend a few hours this weekend, getting your Christmas groove on, then I implore you to head to the cozy Kennedy Theatre at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, NC. Theatre Raleigh’s yuletide revue, Oh What a (Holy) Night!, is an absolutely… Read More ›

Theatre Raleigh’s The Bridges of Madison County Is Captivating from Start to Finish

No matter how familiar you might be with the story told by The Bridges of Madison County, you will enjoy Theatre Raleigh’s current production, directed by Lauren Kennedy Brady, with musical direction by Nathan Thomas, in Raleigh, NC’s Kennedy Theatre. I suspect most theatergoers are quite familiar with the story. Robert James Waller’s 1992 novel… Read More ›

Theatre Raleigh’s The Bridges of Madison County Is a Timeless, Well-Told Love Story

Based on the novel of the same name, Marsha Norman’s The Bridges of Madison County, onstage now through Theatre Raleigh and under the direction of Lauren Kennedy Brady, is a bittersweet love story that strikes a chord with any viewer who has ever been in love at the wrong time. Rebecca Leigh Johnson’s rustic set… Read More ›

NCT's cast for Mamma Mia! includes (from left) Stephanie Pope as Tanya, Mary Mattison as Sophie, Erick Patrick as Sky, Lauren Kennedy as Donna, and Lulu Picart as Rosie (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

NC Theatre’s Mamma Mia! Is Incredibly Entertaining … and So Much More

It’s hard to believe that the 1999 jukebox musical, Mamma Mia!, based on and including many of ABBA’s hit songs, is turning 20. In fact, it’s the same age as young Sophie (Mary Mattison), one of the central characters on which this show, onstage now through NC Theatre at the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium and directed… Read More ›