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"Crazy for You" stars Carly Grissom and Joshua Keen (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

The North Carolina Theatre Conservatory’s STAS Production of “Crazy for You” Is Dazzling

Performing last night for the first time in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh, students from the North Carolina Theatre Conservatory’s Master Summer Theatre Arts School (STAS) presented a dazzling production of Crazy for You, the Tony Award®-winning 1992 adaptation of the 1930 George and… Read More ›

"Crazy for You" stars Carly Grissom and Joshua Keen (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

“Crazy for You” Combines Glorious Gershwin Tunes with the Knee-Slapping Comedy of Ken Ludwig

The North Carolina Theatre Conservatory will stage Crazy for You on Aug. 14-16 in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh, NC. The award-winning 1992 Broadway and 1993 West End musical features music by George Gershwin (1898-1937), lyrics by Ira Gershwin (1896-1983), and a book… Read More ›

Broadway star Lauren Kennedy stars as Eva Peron in "Evita" (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

Don’t Cry for NCT: “Evita” Is a Dazzler

Lauren Kennedy and Ray Walker are not just 18 years older, but better — much better. Their charismatic characterizations make the North Carolina Theatre‘s home-grown production of “Evita” a must-see musical that outshines some of the touring productions that pass through the Triangle.

Broadway star Lauren Kennedy stars as Eva Peron (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

Lauren Kennedy and Ray Walker Will Reprise Their Roles as Eva Perón and Ché Guevara in “Evita” at NCT

Lauren Kennedy and Ray Walker will reprise their roles as Argentina’s flamboyant First Lady Eva María Duarte de Perón (1919-52), a.k.a. “Evita,” and dashing Argentinean Marxist and Cuban revolutionary leader Ernesto Guevara (1928-67), a.k.a. “Ché,” in the North Carolina Theatre‘s high-octane Oct. 22-30 revival of “Evita.”

Tony Award® Nominee Alan Campbell Stars in Hot Summer Nights’ Season Finale “Oh, What a Night!”

Hot Summer Nights at the Kennedy’s rollicking musical revue “Oh, What a Night!” features songs from Broadway’s blockbuster musicals, such as “Wicked,” “Jersey Boys,” and “Les Misérables,” and stars Tony nominee Alan Campbell and fellow Broadway veterans Lisa Jolley and Ray Walker.