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North Carolina Theatre Conservatory’s Pippin Is Delightful, Vibrant, and Fun

Ever since it first opened on Broadway in 1972, the extravaganza that is Pippin has been known for its vibrancy, life, and charm. And, what better way to perfectly embody these characteristics than to cast the show with a host of talented young actors? That is exactly what North Carolina Theatre has done. As the… Read More ›

PRC Serves Up a “Thinking Man’s” Sweeney Todd

Dark, deep, disturbing, and droll are the perfect words to describe Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s 1979 musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, onstage now at Playmakers Repertory Company under the rich and vibrant direction of Jen Wineman. The musical, which tells the tragic and ultimately vengeful story of the title character,… Read More ›

Broadway veterans Annie Golden and David St. Louis star as Mrs. Lovett and Sweeney Todd in PlayMakers Repertory Company’s production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (photo by Jon Gardiner)

Broadway’s David St. Louis and Annie Golden Star in Sweeney Todd March 30-April 23 at PlayMakers Rep

Broadway veterans David St. Louis and Annie Golden will star as the title character, the infamous barber-turned-serial killer Sweeney Todd, and his eager accomplice and partner-in-crime Mrs. Lovett, maker of “the worst pies in London,” in PlayMakers Repertory Company’s gala March 30-April 23 presentation of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. This award-winning… Read More ›

"Crazy for You" stars Carly Grissom and Joshua Keen (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

The North Carolina Theatre Conservatory’s STAS Production of “Crazy for You” Is Dazzling

Performing last night for the first time in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh, students from the North Carolina Theatre Conservatory’s Master Summer Theatre Arts School (STAS) presented a dazzling production of Crazy for You, the Tony Award®-winning 1992 adaptation of the 1930 George and… Read More ›

"Crazy for You" stars Carly Grissom and Joshua Keen (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

“Crazy for You” Combines Glorious Gershwin Tunes with the Knee-Slapping Comedy of Ken Ludwig

The North Carolina Theatre Conservatory will stage Crazy for You on Aug. 14-16 in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh, NC. The award-winning 1992 Broadway and 1993 West End musical features music by George Gershwin (1898-1937), lyrics by Ira Gershwin (1896-1983), and a book… Read More ›