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Sonorous Road’s Open Doors 10-Minute Play Festival Delivers Laughs, Tears, Interpersonal Insights, and Social Commentary

The Third Annual Open Doors Short Play Festival opened last Friday night at the Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio to a packed house. Whether it was the palpable energy in the audience or the bass thudding at the quinceaƱera next door, everyone was in high spirits; and despite the background noise (an unavoidable factor… Read More ›

Open Doors Short-Play Festival Showcases the Work of Local Dramatists, Directors, and Actors

On Sept. 7-9 and 14-16, Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio is staging its Third Annual Open Doors Short Play Festival, which showcases the work of local directors, local writers, and local actors. We’ve got a great pool of talent in our area, and events like this allow them all to shine. There were lots… Read More ›

Lanford Wilson’s Burn This Is a Fine Meaty, Entertaining, and Thought-Provoking Show

Sonorous Road Repertory Inc.’s inaugural production of Burn This, a 1987 Broadway success from the pen of Lanford Wilson, who was part of the founding of Off-Off Broadway, handles gayness in an off-handed, everyday sort of way, rather than as a political and social confrontation. At that time, it was, no doubt, a relief to… Read More ›

Dry Powder stars Chris Hinton as Seth and Michelle Murray Wells as Jenny

Sarah Burgess’ Dry Powder at Sonorous Road Rep Indicts "Ruthless Capitalism"

How many elephants can you have at your engagement party without upsetting the public? Directing Sonorous Road Repertory Company’s inaugural production of Sarah Burgess’ Dry Powder at Raleigh, NC’s Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio, Mark Filiaci opens another chapter in the discussion of Capitalism. In 1987, Donald Trump’s book Trump: The Art of the… Read More ›

Allan Maule’s Framing the Shot Scores a Bull’s-Eye for Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio

Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio scores a bull’s-eye with local playwright Allan Maule’s Framing the Shot, directed by Ira David Wood IV. Photography buffs will recognize the term “framing the shot.” Laypersons (such as ourselves), however, might wonder, “What kind of shot?” Doctors give shots. Bar-tenders pour shots. Photographers, pool-sharks, archers, and marksmen take… Read More ›