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Sonorous Road Rep’s Provocative Production of Émilie Features Five Flawless Performers

Sonorous Road Repertory Company’s production of Émilie La Marquise du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight by Lauren Gunderson, is a delightfully enlightening view of important early physicist, polemicist, mathematician, and — most probably what we today would call a feminist — Gabrielle-Émilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, marquise du Châtelet (1706-49). A married upper-crust polymath who… Read More ›

Michelle Murray Wells (left) plays Émilie in Émilie: La Marquise du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight (photo by Jennifer Kidd Photography and portrait by Maurice Quentin de La Tour)

Michelle Wells and Sterling Hurst Sparkle in Sonorous Road Rep’s Émilie: La Marquise du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight

Sonorous Road Repertory Company’s current offering, Lauren Gunderson’s Émilie La Marquise du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight, is a remarkable play about a remarkable woman. Directed by Egla Birmingham Hassan, it stars Michelle Murray Wells as Émilie and Sterling Hurst as Voltaire. Both stars simply shine! To say that Gabrielle-Émilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil (1706-1749),… Read More ›

Girls Play Hardball in Sonorous Road Rep’s Rendition of Sarah DeLappe’s The Wolves

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe’s is a tense and funny look into the locker room of a high school girls soccer team. Sonorous Road Repertory Company’s production of the show went up last night at the Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio on Hillsborough St. in Raleigh, NC. Nine young women, playing high school girls,… Read More ›

Sarah DeLappe’s The Wolves at Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio Is a Howling Success!

We will cut to the chase: The Wolves is well-worth seeing! “It was all so real!” That was the first comment that we heard uttered by a fellow audience member as we headed out into the lobby of Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio in the wake of the opening-night performance of Sarah DeLappe’s captivating… Read More ›

Brook North’s Hilarious This Doesn’t End Well Is a Lovely, Fun Way to Start the New Year

South Stream Productions’ co-founder and artistic director Brook North wrote the seven (and a half) plays that comprise this doesn’t end well, and couches the advertising for them in incredibly negative language, claiming they have “have gained national and international renown for inspiring rejection letters from many of the most prestigious 10-minute play competitions in… Read More ›