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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 ›

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 ›

Backed by Two Strong Female Leads, NRACT’s Freaky Friday Is a Surefire Hit

Most people are familiar with some version of Freaky Friday. Whether it’s the original 1972 novel by Mary Rodgers, the 1976 film, or the 2003 film, most know the story of the mother and daughter who magically switch bodies and, by extension, lives, and, in the process, learn to truly love and value one another…. Read More ›

Cameron Mackintosh’s Heartbreaking Epic Les Mis Once Again Wows DPAC Crowds

Even if you’ve seen Les Misérables hundreds of times, it’s always a joy when the production is a great one — and the one playing at the Durham Performing Arts Center through Sunday, March 15th, is one of the best! With soaring voices, incredible sets, and dramatic lighting, NETworks Presentations LLC’s new national tour of… Read More ›