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Yasmina Reza’s “Art” Isn’t Perfect, But RLT’s Production Aims to Please Viewers

Anyone who has ever questioned the motives of someone who buys an expensive and questionable “work of art” will identify with the bafflement expressed by Marc (Mark Phialas), one of the central characters in Yasmina Reza’s “Art,” directed by Jesse Gephart and onstage now at Raleigh Little Theatre. Marc’s friend, Serge (Chris Brown), has just… Read More ›

The all-star cast for the Hot Summer Nights | Theatre Raleigh presentation of "The God of Carnage" includes (from left) Julie Fishell, Derrick Ivey, Michael Tourek, and Dana Marks

Roland’s Strong Direction Makes Up for (Some of) the Shortcomings in Reza’s “God of Carnage”

It’s been said that children imitate what they see, a truth made all too real by Yasmina Reza’s “God of Carnage.” Reza’s quick, snappy little play, originally written in French, focuses on two sets of polar-opposite parents—seemingly disconnected and disaffected Annette and Alan Raleigh (Julie Fishell and Derrick Ivey) and seemingly uptight and put-together Veronica… Read More ›