NRACT’s “The Children’s Hour” Is Effective and Enduring

Lillian Hellman’s The Children’s Hour, which premiered in 1934, has had a long history both onstage and onscreen, yet it still remains every bit as intriguing and relevant as ever. Perhaps that’s because the play is, at its heart, a story about human nature. In the Crucible-like tale, two women and best friends who run… Continue reading NRACT’s “The Children’s Hour” Is Effective and Enduring

NRACT Will Present Robert Thomas Noll’s New Adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “Oliver Twist”

The North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre will present a community-theater production of “Oliver Twist,” Robert Thomas Noll’s 2000 stage adaptation of the 1837-39 novel by Charles Dickens (1812-70), directed by Sally Kinka, on Nov. 30-Dec. 2; Dec. 7-9, and 14-16 in its small black-box theater in the Greystone Village Shopping Center, in north Raleigh, NC.

John Van Druten’s “Bell, Book and Candle” at NRACT Is a Romantic Comedy with a Supernatural Twist

“The characters are colorful and enjoyable for the actors to play,” claims NRACT guest director Sally Kinka, “and there is nothing more fun than watching a character ‘not lie’ while at the same time, withholding the truth.”