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High-School Troupe One Song Productions Performs Neil Simon’s Rumors Crisply

Neil Simon’s hilarious screwball comedy Rumors first hit the boards in 1988. That it is as funny today as it was then is demonstrated by a company of young people who carry on the fine tradition of One Song Productions. Back in 2002, a couple of high school students (Katie Yow and Daniel Elam) founded… Read More ›

Mark Cornell’s Carolyn Adams Is Full of Bellylaughs, as Well as Warm Smiles

A world premiere! Mark Cornell’s new comic drama, Carolyn Adams, produced by Full Nelson Theater, under the direction of Nancy Lane, opened at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro on Friday, Nov. 1st, and plays through Sunday, Nov. 10th. The Story: The action takes place in the back room of a used sporting-goods store in a small… Read More ›

One Song’s Tigers Be Still Is a Fine Example of Youthful Talent, Discipline, and Drive

A warm and charming, and both layered and humorous play called Tigers Be Still by Kim Rosenstock, produced by One Song Productions for just three performances at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro, opens at 7:30 p.m. tonight (April 19th) and has 2 p.m. Saturday matinee and 7:30 p.m. Saturday evening performances (April 20th). One Song Productions… Read More ›

The N.C. Women's Theatre Festival's production of These Shining Lives stars (from left) Dannibeth Farnum, Maggie Lea, Candace Hescock, and Lydia Nethercutt (photo by Proctor Photographics)

These Shining Lives Lit Up Carrboro’s ArtsCenter on July 27-29 and Aug. 2-5

Completing its two-week run last weekend, the North Carolina Women’s Theatre Festival’s production of Melanie Marnich’s These Shining Lives, directed by Jorie Slodki, was well worth seeing, hearing, and feeling. I used to begin my lectures on Romeo and Juliet something like this: “Part of the genius of Shakespeare’s play is in that, no matter… Read More ›

WTF’s Production of These Shining Lives by Melanie Marnich Is a Great Show About Women Who Were Ahead of Their Time

The North Carolina Women’s Theatre Festival’s production of These Shining Lives, written by Melanie Marnich and directed by Jorie Slodki, exemplifies this year’s theme, which is “Women Are Heroes.” Indeed, they are. Even back in the 1920s, when a small group of women, gravely ill from the effects of hazardous working conditions, decided to fight… Read More ›