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NCT's rendition of Disney's Newsies fun frolic of a show (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

North Carolina Theatre’s Newsies Is a True Delight

Disney’s Newsies has been a popular show since it was first made into a musical adapted from the film of the same name in 2011. And, based on North Carolina Theatre’s production, directed by Steve Bebout, it’s easy to see why. The musical follows a group of kids who sling newspapers for a living in… Read More ›

Jason Gotay stars as Jack in Disney's Newsies (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

North Carolina Theatre’s Version of Disney’s Newsies Features Splendid Staging and Showstopping Song-and-Dance Numbers

Last night, the North Carolina Theatre proudly presented the inaugural performance of Disney’s Newsies, the final production of its 2017-18 season, to a delighted opening-night crowd. On the surface, Newsies appears to be slightly dated, because it is set in New York during the 1899 New York City newspaper strike. However, Parker Esse’s lively show-stopping… Read More ›

Steve Raymond (left) and Jason Gotay star as Crutchie and Jack (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

Stop the Presses! The North Carolina Theatre Will Stage Disney’s Newsies on July 24-29

For the final production of its crowd-pleasing 2017-18 season, the North Carolina Theatre will present eight high-octane performances of the 2012 Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical Disney’s Newsies on July 24-29 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh, NC. North Carolina’s premier producer of homegrown revivals of… Read More ›

A Night with Janis Joplin Delivers on Its Title

Most people view legendary artist Janis Joplin for what she was- an icon and a true original. Just in case there’s any doubt about her prolific talent or legacy, however, it’s all cleared up in A Night with Janis Joplin, onstage now through North Carolina Theatre and under the direction of Randy Johnson, who also… Read More ›

Paige McNamara (shown here) and Francesca Ferrari alternate in the role of Janis Joplin in NCT's May 4-20 production of A Night with Janis Joplin (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

NCT’s A Night with Janis Joplin Will Steal Another Piece of Your Heart, Now Through May 20th, at Raleigh’s A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater

Last night was an opening night of ghosts and powerful women during the North Carolina Theatre‘s May 4-20 production of A Night with Janis Joplin, the tribute show written and directed by Tony Award® nominee Randy Johnson. Not only is Janis Joplin honored and exalted with a night of her fabulous music, but her influencers… Read More ›