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On Nov. 1st and 2nd, the Old North State Storytelling Festival Provided a Platform for Nine Storytellers to Spin Their Yarns

According to the North Carolina Storytelling Guild: “Stories can bring us closer to the truth about ourselves, about life and about living, as well as help define our purpose here on earth. Stories connect us to others, and allow us to experience and share joys, sorrows, and new horizons.” The first Old North State Storytelling… Read More ›

We Highly Recommend NC 10 by 10: Ten 10-Minute Plays by N.C. Playwrights

OdysseyStage Theatre and the Cary Playwrights’ Forum have joined forces this year to bring the Triangle NC 10 by 10: A Festival of 10-Minute Plays, which plays July 19-22 at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro and July 26-28 at The Cary Theater in Cary. For the uninitiated, this event normally showcases ten 10-minute plays, selected from… Read More ›

The cast includes (from left) Daryl Ray Carliles, Lorelei Lemon, and Greg Guiliano

Hold on to Your Seat as The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) Takes Off

For the next few weeks, a trio of actors — Lorelei Lemon, Greg Guiliano, and Daryl Ray Carliles — will take Cary Players patrons on a madcap 90-minute ride through all 37 plays of William Shakespeare as they perform The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised]. You do the math, and then hold onto… Read More ›

Performing the "Othello Rap" are (from left) Greg Guiliano, Daryl Ray Carliles, and Lorelei Lemon

The Complete Works of Shakespeare (abridged) Is a Zany, High-Energy Roller-Coaster Ride

Who in the world thought performing 37 Shakespearean plays in 90 minutes, with only three actors, was a good idea? Lucky for us, the Sonoma, CA-based Reduced Shakespeare Company did. In 1987, they created The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged), written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield. On Feb. 17-19 and 24-26,… Read More ›

Cary Playwrights’ Forum’s First Annual PlaySlam! on April 2nd at The Cary Theater Was a Delight!

The Cary Theater on Chatham St. hosted the Cary Playwrights’ Forum’s first annual PlaySlam! on Saturday, April 2nd. A sold-out house enjoyed 24 three-minute plays and a 25th show — the expert showmanship of producer/master of ceremonies Thom Haynes. And the evening ended with yet a 26th show — the countdown to the winner of… Read More ›