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RLT Director Patrick Torres Finds the Soul, and Amy (White) Pridgen Finds the Heart, of This Wonderful Life from Dec. 17th to Dec. 25th

December 17, 2020

EDITOR’S NOTE: Nancy Rich’s husband, videographer Rod Rich, taped the online version of this show. The following review is based on the final edited version of that video-on-demand production. — R.W.M. “The theatre is the only institution in the world which has been dying for 4,000 years and has never succumbed. It requires tough and… Read More ›

On The Shows Must Go On, Brits Take the American Musical 42nd Street to the Next Level

The Shows Must Go On YouTube Channel has been an entertainment treasure for musical comedy fans this year. These full theatrical productions are available to watch for FREE every Friday, starting at 2 p.m. and playing for 48 hours, as a fundraiser for Acting for Others (U.K.), Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (U.S.), the Actors Benevolent… Read More ›

Tribute to Eddie Van Halen

Guitarist Eddie Van Halen was best known as the founder of the band Van Halen, which dominated the hard rock scene in the 1970s and 1980s. Who was Eddie Van Halen? Guitarist and singer Eddie Van Halen formed the band Van Halen in 1974 with his brother Alex. His quick-fingered guitar riffs and singer David… Read More ›

URGENT APPEAL: Please Fill Out the Americans for the Arts Fiscal Impact Survey TODAY!

If you run an arts organization, and you haven’t yet filled out the Americans for the Arts fiscal impact survey, can you please do that ASAP? Just click https://www.americansforthearts.org/by-topic/disaster-preparedness/coronavirus-covid-19-resource-and-response-center#impact. As of yesterday, only $300,000 in losses by Wake County arts organizations had been reported, which is low. Nathan McGaha from ARTS North Carolina is speaking… Read More ›

Director Dustin Britt Imaginatively Blocks Bare Theatre’s Fast-Paced, Up-Tempo Marat/Sade

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 ›