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… Continue reading The North Carolina Theatre Conservatory’s STAS Production of “Crazy for You” Is Dazzling
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… Continue reading “Crazy for You” Combines Glorious Gershwin Tunes with the Knee-Slapping Comedy of Ken Ludwig
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.
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.”
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.