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NCT’s Kinky Boots Is a Must-See Musical, with Lots of High-Heeled Kicks and Belly-Laughs

With high-heeled kicks, belly-laugh puns, and a score worthy of a Tony® for Best Musical in 2013, the North Carolina Theatre‘s home-grown production of Kinky Boots creates a spectacle unlike any other at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium. The cast is full of actors and singers who can compete with those playing the same roles on Broadway,… Read More ›

North Carolina Theatre’s Kinky Boots Is Surprisingly Universal

Based on a 2005 film of the same name, Kinky Boots, written by Harvey Fierstein with music and lyrics by the Cyndi Lauper, has found new and exciting life onstage since 2012. And, the North Carolina Theatre production, directed and choreographed to perfection by Nathan Peck, proves that this story is still relevant, still important,… Read More ›

Lythgoe Family’s Snow White Christmas Panto at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium Is a Gem!

The North Carolina Theatre‘s Nov. 30-Dec. 1 and Dec. 3-8 presentation of A Snow White Christmas is the Lithgoe Family Productions’ follow-up to last year’s Aladdin and His Winter Wish Panto, which delighted Raleigh, NC audiences on Nov. 29-Dec. 2, 2018. A Snow White Christmas runs through Sunday, Dec. 8th, in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in… Read More ›

Gayle Turner and Lakeisha Coffey Are Superb as Sadie and Bessie Delany in Having Our Say

Come in, sit a spell, and visit with the Delany sisters, two African-American “maiden ladies,” as they would like to be called, who were born and raised in Raleigh, NC, and who lived through the tumult of prejudice, Jim Crow, and the Civil Rights Movement. Their fascinating story is told by the Delany sisters themselves,… Read More ›

North Carolina Theatre’s West Side Story Is Both Timeless and Relevant

West Side Story is a theatre staple, one that almost everyone has seen at least once, if not multiple times. However, North Carolina Theatre‘s current production, directed by Eric Woodall and based on a conception by Jerome Robbins, is a new, fresh, and surprisingly modern take on this beloved tale. And, while this production doesn’t… Read More ›