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Month: May 2019

Destiny Diamond (center) stars as Jasmine in Beehive: The 60's Musical (photo by Jennifer Robertson)

Theatre Raleigh’s Beehive: The 60’s Musical Is Hip, Fresh, and a Whole Lot of Fun

Akin to stepping back in time, Theatre Raleigh’s Beehive: The 60’s Musical, directed by Tim Seib and choreographed by Sherry Lee Allen, is a wild, fun ride that all viewers — whether they’re 60s music enthusiasts or not — are sure to enjoy. The production takes viewers through each step, change, and major event in… Read More ›

Sarah Bockel plays Carole King performing at Carnegie Hall (photo by Joan Marcus)

Great Encore Presentation of Beautiful Has the DPAC Audience Singing Along

Durham Performing Arts Center audiences loved Beautiful: The Carol King Musical — Broadway’s version of singer-songwriter Carole King’s life, which first played DPAC in 2015 — so much that last night it returned for an encore presentation — to the same enthusiastic response. With recognizable songs that span three decades, tender moments of love, and… Read More ›

Garbage at the Ritz Raleigh

Garbage at the Ritz Raleigh Garbage was with us in North Carolina at the Ritz Raleigh Tuesday. They were in Raleigh at the Red Hat Amphitheater last year opening for Blondie. Unfortunately I got my dates missed up and missed that show. Had tickets and a photo pass for that one too! Garbage has played… Read More ›

Sarah Bockel plays Carole King performing at Carnegie Hall (photo by Joan Marcus)

Loaded with Legendary Music and Lots of Heart, the Durham Performing Arts Center’s Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Is a Can’t-Miss Hit

DPAC’s production of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical opens with the legend herself…or at least Sarah Bockel’s very close rendering of her … seated at a piano and belting out “So Far Away.” This is the first of many hits that will come through in this empowering, Grammy-award-winning musical, directed by Marc Bruni and backed… Read More ›

The Agape Theatre Project’s Rendition of Samm-Art Williams’ Dramedy The Dance on Widow’s Row Is a Fast and Frivolous Farcical Feast

Our hats are off to director Terra C. Hodge and producer Kenneth Hinton Sr. for this opener of the Agape Theatre Project’s second season: The Dance on Widow’s Row by North Carolina playwright Samm-Art Williams — a fast and frivolous farcical feast playing through Sunday, May 12th, at Burning Coal Theatre Company’s Murphey School Auditorium,… Read More ›