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Month: May 2019

White stars (from left) Jordan Clifton, Monet Noelle Marshall, and A.C. Donohue (photo by Alex Maness)

Bulldog Ensemble Theater’s White Is Exciting, Entertaining, and Thought Provoking

Bulldog Ensemble Theater has another winner with James Ijames’ White, which plays through Sunday, June 9th, at ” The Fruit,” a.k.a. the Durham Fruit and Produce Co., under the direction of JaMeeka Holloway-Burrell. The Play: Gus (played by Jordan Clifton) is a gay, white, male painter whose work has been excluded from an art show,… Read More ›

The Legend of Georgia McBride stars (from left) Jesse R. Gephart, David Henderson, and Matthew Hager

Honest Pint’s Georgia McBride Is a Rodeo of Raunch, Mixed with a Boatload of Heart

When the curtain rises on the Honest Pint Theatre Company’s production of The Legend of Georgia McBride, modern-day dreamer Casey (played by Matthew Hager) just wants to live his best life as a renowned Elvis impersonator. Unfortunately, he lives in the Florida Panhandle, bounces the rent check by buying a pizza, and his wife just… Read More ›

Betty Buckley stars as Dolly Levi in the National Tour of Hello, Dolly! (photo © 2018 by Julieta Cervantes)

Hello, Dolly! Is a Heartwarming, First-Rate Musical, Starring the Legendary Betty Buckley!

When we arrived at the Durham Performing Arts Center on opening night (Tuesday, May 21st), I was not surprised to see the small buses from various assisted living communities parked in front. The 2018 national tour of director Jerry Zaks’ 2017 Broadway revival of Hello, Dolly! has finally reached the Bull City. And it’s not… Read More ›

DPAC’s Hello, Dolly! Is an Absolute Delight

Almost every theatregoer knows the story of charming matchmaker and major meddler, Dolly Levi (Betty Buckley). However, her story has never been told in a bigger, bolder, or more fascinating way than in the current revival production at DPAC, directed by Jerry Zaks and featuring the fabulous choreography of Warren Carlyle. The story, set in… Read More ›

Epicenter Festival 2019 Review

Epicenter Festival 2019 Review   Click here for Gallery link to over 200 pictures Well, what can you say about the old Carolina Rebellion at its new location in Rockingham? They went cheap and it showed. Badly!!  Can you say class action lawsuit? There seems to be one over the lack of safety and ease… Read More ›