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N.C. Theatre Conservatory’s The Man Who Came to Dinner Is Equal Parts Funny and Impressive

Debuting back in 1939, The Man Who Came to Dinner is a classic comedy. However, it is not one that casts tackle too often these days, especially not young casts. However, the students of the NC Theatre Conservatory prove they’re up for the challenge with their charming production of the show, directed by Jonathan McCarter…. Read More ›

NCT Conservatory’s Presentation of The Man Who Came to Dinner Is a Fabulous Feast of Fun

With an amazing amount of energy and the ability to pull each comedic thread out of the narrative, the young actors of the North Carolina Theatre Conservatory’s Acting Summer Theatre Arts School delighted their Friday, Aug. 10th, opening-night audience with their production of Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman’s 1939 Broadway comedy The Man Who… Read More ›

The Towne Players of Garner Provide Loads of Laughs That You Can Take with You

Who remembers The Munsters? That 1960s TV show was about a family in which every member, except one (niece Marilyn), was decidedly quirky. Much of the show’s humor was in the nonchalance with which these zanies pursued their off-the-wall activities. In like manner, the Towne Players of Garner’scommunity-theater production of You Can’t Take It with… Read More ›

Amy Flynn as Lorraine Sheldon and David Anthony Wright as Sheridan Whiteside in "The Man Who Came to Dinner"

“The Man Who Came to Dinner” Sparkles at RLT

A stellar community-theater cast, under the sure-handed guidance of long-time Raleigh Little Theatre artistic director Haskell Fitz-Simons, will delight RLT audiences with their effervescent version of George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart’s classic 1939 screwball comedy, “The Man Who Came to Dinner.”

Amy Flynn as Lorraine Sheldon and David Anthony Wright as Sheridan Whiteside

“The Man Who Came to Dinner” Opens at RLT

“I knew the [1942] movie from back when dinosaurs ruled the Earth,” quips RLT artistic director Haskell Fitz-Simons, who is directing The Man Who Came to Dinner for the first time, “but I guess my first real introduction to the play came when I was an apprentice in a production at the Alley Theatre in Houston back in 1974 or 1975, and played a variety of the ensemble roles.”