Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird has been a classic ever since the story, adapted from the novel of the same name, first made its way to the stage in 1990. The play, which sticks closely to the novel, tells the story of a three year period in the Great Depression, a period during which… Continue reading HRT’s To Kill a Mockingbird Transports Viewers to a Different, But Not So Distant Time
At 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 13th, The Cinema, Inc. will kick off its milestone 50th season with an encore screening of Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans, the very first feature film shown by the Raleigh, NC-based nonprofit film society in the fall of 1965. Adapted by Austrian screenwriter Carl Mayer from Hermann Sudermann’s… Continue reading “Sunday Night at the Movies”: The Cinema, Inc.’s 50th Season Features 12 Films for Just $20
Dear Susie, Thank you so much for your kind words about our current production of To Kill a Mockingbird. It’s an honor to share the stage with such a talented cast, backed up by such an incredible production crew. I couldn’t help but smile, though, at your reference to the eyeglasses slipping as being accidental.… Continue reading LETTER TO THE EDITOR: David Wood Responds to Susie Potter’s TAE Review of “To Kill a Mockingbird”
Opening the season with a bang, in September, is the Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning musical Next to Normal. With a thrilling contemporary score by Tom Kitt and book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey, Next to Normal is an emotional powerhouse of a musical about a family trying to take care of themselves and each other.
On March 10-20, Burning Coal Theatre Company will reprise its critically acclaimed 2010-11 season opener, “To Kill a Mockingbird,” in Burning Coal Theatre at the Murphey School. There will be only two major cast changes, with Fred Corlett replacing Paul Paliyenko and Emelia Cowans replacing LeDawna Akins.