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Little Green Pig’s All-Female Production of “The Man Who Was Thursday” Is Oddly Comedic

“A poet is a terrorist.” If that is the case, as one of English novelist G.K. Chesterton’s characters declares in Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern’s adaptation of his metaphysical thriller, The Man Who Was Thursday, running from Dec. 5-21 at 539 Muze in Durham, then surely the novelist is a masochist. Who else would put… Read More ›

Neal Bell's "Now You See Me" concludes March 23-26 at Manbites Dog Theater

“Now You See Me” Savagely Satirizes Reality TV, But Stumbles When It Gets Romantic

“Now You See Me” is a savage satire of Reality TV’s insidious invasion of the most intimate moments of its subjects’ private lives. Bell’s fictional television series, called “Final Battle,” is tailored to the viewing tastes of the type of people who stop to rubberneck at automobile accidents and airplane crashes.

Neal Bell’s “Now You See Me” Examines Reality TV with a Gimlet Eye

Playwright Neal Bell’s latest play “Now You See Me” takes as its theme America’s obsession with reality television. It is a satire about life, love, and death on TV.