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

Carolina Ballet’s Nov. 21-24 Tribute to the Masters Is a Nod to Greatness

The Carolina Ballet will present The Nutcracker on Dec. 7th and 8th in UNC-Chapel Hill's Memorial Hall, on Dec. 14th and 15th at the Durham Performing Arts Center, and on Dec. 18-23 and 27-29 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium

Though we all would name different people when asked who “the masters” might be, one thing is for sure: the Carolina Ballet celebrated the best of the best with A Tribute to the Masters, last night’s tribute to the music of Beethoven and Grieg. But those internationally famous composers are not the only masters in… Continue reading Carolina Ballet’s Nov. 21-24 Tribute to the Masters Is a Nod to Greatness

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

Addie Morales and Zach Adkins star as Maria and Tony (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

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

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

Jeremy Dumont's choreography for West Side Story is dazzling (photo by Curtis Scott Brown)

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

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… Continue reading Dream Theater