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Dry Powder stars Chris Hinton as Seth and Michelle Murray Wells as Jenny

Sarah Burgess’ Dry Powder at Sonorous Road Rep Indicts "Ruthless Capitalism"

How many elephants can you have at your engagement party without upsetting the public? Directing Sonorous Road Repertory Company’s inaugural production of Sarah Burgess’ Dry Powder at Raleigh, NC’s Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio, Mark Filiaci opens another chapter in the discussion of Capitalism. In 1987, Donald Trump’s book Trump: The Art of the… Read More ›

Allan Maule’s Framing the Shot Scores a Bull’s-Eye for Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio

Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio scores a bull’s-eye with local playwright Allan Maule’s Framing the Shot, directed by Ira David Wood IV. Photography buffs will recognize the term “framing the shot.” Laypersons (such as ourselves), however, might wonder, “What kind of shot?” Doctors give shots. Bar-tenders pour shots. Photographers, pool-sharks, archers, and marksmen take… Read More ›

The Expressive and Talented Cast of The Gift of the Magi at Sonorous Road Is a Great Pleasure to Watch

The Gift of the Magi: A 1920s-Themed Holiday Show, adapted by Michelle Murray Wells and the Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio creative team from a 1905 short story by Greensboro, NC native O. Henry (nee William Sydney Porter, 1862-1910), is referred to by them as an immersive theater experience, such as Sonorous Road offered… Read More ›

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Choose Which Character to Follow in The Gift of the Magi; Enjoy a Unique Theater Experience

When’s the last time you’ve made a choice when sitting in a theater audience? Other than deciding what snacks to buy or which show to see — chances are, the choices you make don’t impact the play you see. You get to see the same locations, the actors say the same lines, and you see… Read More ›

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Is High-Energy, Fast-Paced, and Uplifting

It was my pleasure to attend Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat on its opening weekend at Raleigh, NC’s Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio. Directed by artistic director Michelle Murray Wells, this is the biggest show so far in their new space at 3801 Hillsborough St. And it certainly did not disappoint! The show… Read More ›