Burning Coal Theatre Company Touchingly Performs Talley’s Folly by Lanford Wilson

In his Pulitzer Prize-winning 1980 play Talley’s Folly, Lanford Wilson teaches many of us a new meaning for the word “folly,” which is an almost-synonym for gazebo. It’s an outdoor structure that is, simply, a folly — something with no purpose. It’s there to be there. Joel Soren creates a delightful folly, bespangled with ivy,… Continue reading Burning Coal Theatre Company Touchingly Performs Talley’s Folly by Lanford Wilson

Burning Coal’s Delightful Production of Talley’s Folly Is an Early Valentine’s Day Treat

Emily Rieder and Jerome Davis star in Talley's Folly by Lanford Wilson (photo by Cari Grindem-Corbett)

From the post-holiday lull and frigid temperatures of January, Raleigh, NC audiences are invited into the languid Missouri summer of Burning Coal Theatre Company’s current production of Talley’s Folly, directed by John Gulley. This award-winning two-character play, written by Lanford Wilson (1937-2011), is a delectable pas de deux between two unlikely suitors. The show begins… Continue reading Burning Coal’s Delightful Production of Talley’s Folly Is an Early Valentine’s Day Treat