There Will Be a Benefit Performance of The Elephant Man for Jesse R. Gephart on April 21st at TIP

Theatre in the Park will donate all proceeds from its 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 21st, performance of The Elephant Man to Jesse R. Gephart

Few of us have ever had our lives literally go up in smoke, but that’s what happened to local actor, director, and reviewer Jesse R. Gephart on Saturday, April 9th, when the 12-unit structure where he lived in the Pinnacle Apartments in North Raleigh burned completely to the ground (for details, click here). Jesse lost… Continue reading There Will Be a Benefit Performance of The Elephant Man for Jesse R. Gephart on April 21st at TIP

The Son Also Rises: Ira Wood’s John Merrick Makes The Elephant Man at TIP a Must-See Docudrama

The son also rises. During the Friday, April 8th, opening-night performance of Theatre in the Park’s touted “all-star” production of Brooklyn, NY-born playwright Bernard Pomerance’s 1979 Broadway docudrama, The Elephant Man, directed by his father, TIP founder and artistic and executive director Ira David Wood III, TIP assistant artistic director Ira David Wood IV generated… Continue reading The Son Also Rises: Ira Wood’s John Merrick Makes The Elephant Man at TIP a Must-See Docudrama