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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 ›

NCT’s West Side Story Is a High-Energy Show, with Dazzling Choreography and Awesome Music, Vocals, and Acting

It is not an exaggeration to say: “North Carolina Theatre‘s production of West Side Story has it all!” This is a high-energy show with dazzling choreography, awesome music, beautifully clear vocals, natural down-to-earth acting, and plenty of opportunities to laugh … and to cry.. Directed by NCT’s producing artistic director Eric Woodall, this production features… Read More ›

Dream Theater

Dream Theater @ The Raleigh Memorial Auditorium October 5, 2019 Dream Theater was back again after playing here at the Duke Energy Center for Performing Arts/Raleigh Memorial Auditorium last year. This year I was privileged to receive credentials to shoot the Boston band.   As I said, Dream Theater is a Boston based band originally… Read More ›

NC Theatre’s Production Proves Annie’s Still Got It!

Everyone’s favorite pint-sized redhead is back on stage in NC Theatre’s production of Annie. This beloved musical is brought to life beautifully through Eric Woodall’s skilled direction, awesome lighting effects, amazing painted backdrops, and a charismatic cast that makes the joy and hope imbued in the story come bubbling to the surface. The show opens,… Read More ›

NCT’s Annie Is Relevant, Nostalgic, Strong, Colorful, and Downright Entertaining!

Guaranteed to give you an instant earworm, Annie features some of the most recognized Broadway tunes in the history of musicals. Who hasn’t heard Annie’s signature solo, “Tomorrow“; and how many of you can sing at least a couple of lines from “It’s a Hard-Knock Life“? A musical this well-known is usually a bit tired… Read More ›