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NCT's home-grown production of In the Heights runs Oct. 16-21 (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

North Carolina Theatre’s In The Heights Is a Heartwarming Crowdpleaser

Ever since Hamilton became a huge hit, no one can stop talking about Lin-Manuel Miranda, the mastermind behind it. However, before that show, he wrote the music and lyrics to In the Heights, which takes an in-depth look at three important days in the lives of those living within a small, mostly Hispanic neighborhood in… Read More ›

NCT's home-grown production of In the Heights runs Oct. 16-21 (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

Gorgeous Sets and Outstanding Voices Make In the Heights at NCT a Feast for the Eye and Ear

This North Carolina Theatre‘s production of In the Heights comes to us from Lin-Manuel Miranda, the man-of-the-moment and Broadway darling responsible for the smash Broadway hit Hamilton. That show is apparently sold out on Broadway for the next few years, or thereabouts. While the touring production of Hamilton will play the Durham Performing Arts CenterRead More ›

NCT Kicks Off Its 2018-19 Season with Multiple Tony Award® Winner In the Heights

The North Carolina Theatre will kick off its invigorating 2018-19 season with a high-octane production of the Tony Award®-winning 2007 Off-Broadway and 2008 Broadway musical In the Heights, directed and choreographed by Michael Balderrama, on Oct. 16-21 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in the heart of downtown… Read More ›

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 ›