In Maribeth McCarthy’s Sweet Tea and Baby Dreams Blood Is Thicker Than Sweet Tea

What side of the Mason-Dixon line you’re from not only determines the sweetness of your tea, it may also determine how you define the word “Family.” Sweet Tea & Baby Dreams, written and directed by the highly energetic Maribeth McCarthy and completing its two-week run on Aug. 10-13 weekend in the Studio Theatre in Jones… Continue reading In Maribeth McCarthy’s Sweet Tea and Baby Dreams Blood Is Thicker Than Sweet Tea

Clayton Youth Theater Reprises Little Shop of Horrors with Gusto at The Clayton Center

Little Shop of Horrors starred Lexi Yauch, Nicholas Kraft, and Tyler Ellis as Audrey, Seymour, and Mushnik

The Clayton Youth Theater celebrated its 10-year anniversary by going back to its roots. The Saturday, Aug. 5th, closing performance of the musical Little Shop of Horrors was sold out. Director and founder Nikki Dyke created the Clayton Youth Theater in 2007 as a way to provide a positive mentoring environment for the youth of… Continue reading Clayton Youth Theater Reprises Little Shop of Horrors with Gusto at The Clayton Center

NCT’s Production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Is Lively and Enchanting

Ben Michael plays The Beast in Beauty and the Beast (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

North Carolina Theatre enjoyed a sold-out opening-night performance on Tuesday, July 25th, of their current production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. The show, which is being performed from July 25th to July 30th in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, has some beautiful tender moments, highly energetic group… Continue reading NCT’s Production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Is Lively and Enchanting

Steffi Rubin’s Woodstock Tontine Is an Emotional Journey of Love, Loss, and Friendship

The Women's Theatre Festival's cast for The Woodstock Tontine by Steffi Rubin includes (from left) Judy McCord, Jennifer Kuzma, Lisa Leonard, Julie Oliver, and Verlene Oates (photo by Steffi Rubin)

The Women’s Theatre Festival’s production of The Woodstock Tontine, written by Steffi Rubin and directed by Lucia Foster, is a sentimental journey through friendship and life. Imagine a chance encounter with a random group of people who could not be more different from you. On the surface, the only things you have in common are:… Continue reading Steffi Rubin’s Woodstock Tontine Is an Emotional Journey of Love, Loss, and Friendship

The Curious Savage at Forest Moon Theater Is Quirky, Endearing, and Bittersweet

When you look in the mirror do you see yourself, or do you find refuge in an eggshell world where you don’t belong? Do you believe a man is what he claims to be? Or you do you see the worst, in hopes the worst isn’t as bad as you had expected? Or at the… Continue reading The Curious Savage at Forest Moon Theater Is Quirky, Endearing, and Bittersweet