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David Ives’ The Metromaniacs Is a Lovely, Zany, Wild Ride, But Sometimes Hard to Follow

If you are seeking a play that offers a clear plot with a purpose, you will not find it in Honest Pint Theatre Company’s production of The Metromaniacs by playwright David Ives. Instead, what you will find is, as Ives suggests: “characters drunk on language and fools in love with love.” The story is too… Read More ›

The Legend of Georgia McBride stars (from left) Jesse R. Gephart, David Henderson, and Matthew Hager

Honest Pint’s Georgia McBride Is a Rodeo of Raunch, Mixed with a Boatload of Heart

When the curtain rises on the Honest Pint Theatre Company’s production of The Legend of Georgia McBride, modern-day dreamer Casey (played by Matthew Hager) just wants to live his best life as a renowned Elvis impersonator. Unfortunately, he lives in the Florida Panhandle, bounces the rent check by buying a pizza, and his wife just… Read More ›

The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey Is a Terrific One-Man Show, Starring the Oh-So-Talented David Henderson

Honest Pint Theatre Company’s current production of The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey, now playing in Leggett Theatre on the second floor of Main Building at William Peace University in Raleigh, NC, is a terrific one-man show, starring the oh-so-talented David Henderson and directed by Susannah Hough. Through Henderson, the audience gets to travel alongside… Read More ›

David Henderson’s Exquisite Performance Makes The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey an Absolute Must-See Show

James Lecesne is a first-class playwright, a novelist, a screenwriter, an actor, and one of the founders of the Trevor Project, a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week toll-free hotline for the young LGBTQ+ community, with an emphasis on distress intervention. His novel, Absolute Brightness, was first published in 2008. From it, he created the play The Absolute Brightness… Read More ›

The Night Alive Is an Engaging Night at NRACT

Prepare to meet Tommy at a crucial moment in his life. It is late night; he has stepped out to buy a bag of “chips” (the Irish word for a product similar to French fries). And he found himself intervening to rescue Aimee, a young woman who was being assaulted. Now he has brought Aimee… Read More ›