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House of the Fury Is an Up-Close-and-Personal Foray into Dark, Edgy Themes and Characters

It’s that time of year again. When kids dream of knocking on strangers’ doors to collect candy. When a cavalcade of slutty mushrooms and ax-murderers with open head wounds roam the streets. When abandoned fields and houses become killing fields. It’s time to be afraid. Very afraid. So, I was not surprised to find a… Read More ›

Is Sonorous Road’s House of the Fury Scary? Not Very

Is the Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio’s House of the Fury: An Immersive, Interactive Theatrical Experience scary? Not very. That is our assessment of the 45 minutes that the trek through this house of horror performance takes. The advertising for this show hypes an experience so severe it even includes requiring the audience members… Read More ›

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Is High-Energy, Fast-Paced, and Uplifting

It was my pleasure to attend Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat on its opening weekend at Raleigh, NC’s Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio. Directed by artistic director Michelle Murray Wells, this is the biggest show so far in their new space at 3801 Hillsborough St. And it certainly did not disappoint! The show… Read More ›

Sandi Toksvig’s Silver Lining Is a Fun Show

Peony Productions director Pam McClure hastens to inform us, both in her director’s notes and in her preshow remarks, that the decision to produce this show was taken before the spate of natural catastrophes that have been experienced of late. During those life-threatening (and deadly) events, the phenomenon of forgotten elderly people has been also… Read More ›

The cast of the little independent theatre's world premiere of Conversations with Hitler includes (from left) Livian Kennedy, Liza Guzman, Noelle Barnard Azarelo, Roberto Diaz, Justin Peoples, and Jim Azarelo

LIT’s Conversations with Hitler Is an Epic and Absurdist But Confusing Look at Prison Life

The little independent theatre’s world-premiere production of Conversations with Hitler by Steven R. Bond is a work more than eight months in the making. Bond based this play on a real playwriting support group that he attended, and collaborated with director Julya M. Mirro on this epic and absurdist look into life in prison. Mirro… Read More ›

Conversations with Hitler Has Its Good Points, But Its Drawbacks Create Confusion

Note: We discovered, after the fact, that the Facebook page for this event includes the suggestion: “for an immersive experience, plan to arrive 30 minutes early, meeting around back in the garage.” Unaware, we arrived a scant 15 minutes early, in the middle of this preshow experience and kind of had to play catch-up. Conversations… Read More ›