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Sexy, Dirty, and Thrilling, Matthew Bourne’s 2000 Ballet, The Car Man, Is a Feast for All of the Senses

The New Adventures production of British director and choreographer Sir Matthew Bourne OBE’s 2000 dance production, The Car Man, filmed in 2015 during its most recent revival at Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London, is a ballet loosely based on Georges Bizet’s beloved 1875 opera, Carmen. But Bourne’s reworking of the opera’s plot is closer in… Read More ›

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The TheaterMakers Studio (Tony® Award-winning Producer Ken Davenport, founder) presents the fourth annual TheaterMakers Summit on November 14 and 15. This year, the event will be held virtually for attendees and speakers. The TheaterMakers Summit is the destination for all theater makers. This two-day event aims to unite aspiring writers, producers, directors, actors, and other… Read More ›

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It has been over a year now. My last show before Covid-19 was March 10, 2020. The rest of the years concerts and shows were canceled or postponed. I was hoping to cover over 40 shows last year. The impact of Covid-19 on the live music industry was huge. Still is. A lot of small… Read More ›

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by LeeAnn Riddle  All parents know that what is appropriate for one child may not be suitable for another child. This is also true with respect to the toys kids play with. Age can determine what type of toys are safe for children. It is the toy manufacturers legal duty to ensure all products display… Read More ›

A&E Dance Reviews »

When an evening of ballet includes music like perennial favorites George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings, the audience knows already that they’re in for a treat, but what the Carolina Ballet’s patrons got with the opening night of Rhapsody in Blue, was a gift tied up in a brilliant diamond-blue… Read More ›

A&E Music Reviews »

Céline Dion @ the PNC Area February 11, 2020 Standing by the soundboard were they placed photographers to shoot our one song, it looked like Céline Dion sold out the PNC Arena.   As we waited for the beginning of the show,a DJ was playing music. The camera crew was on the dance monitor.  As… Read More ›

A&E Theatre Reviews »

The New Adventures production of British director and choreographer Sir Matthew Bourne OBE’s 2000 dance production, The Car Man, filmed in 2015 during its most recent revival at Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London, is a ballet loosely based on Georges Bizet’s beloved 1875 opera, Carmen. But Bourne’s reworking of the opera’s plot is closer in… Read More ›

Reviews »

Bare Theatre had — and, hopefully, still has — another hit on their hands: Peter Weiss’ Marat/Sade. I say “hopefully has,” because, after their Saturday, March 14th, opening night at the Durham Friends Meeting (Quaker) in Durham, NC, this production (like most others) has been put on hold. The full name of this 1963 play… Read More ›

Auditions »

young jazz musicians

The Philharmonic Association – Triangle Youth Music is offering a week intensive for young musicians who want to gain skills in jazz. Auditions will be held Monday July 15 for selection into two big bands. The intensive will run July 16 – 19, 6:30 – 9:00 at the Cary Arts Center. A free concert Saturday… Read More ›