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We Highly Recommend NC 10 by 10: Ten 10-Minute Plays by N.C. Playwrights

OdysseyStage Theatre and the Cary Playwrights’ Forum have joined forces this year to bring the Triangle NC 10 by 10: A Festival of 10-Minute Plays, which plays July 19-22 at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro and July 26-28 at The Cary Theater in Cary. For the uninitiated, this event normally showcases ten 10-minute plays, selected from… Read More ›

Libby Heily’s Burt and Abbie Is Tightly Written, with Crisp Dialogue and Quite a Bit of Humor

Cary Playwrights’ Forum is currently presenting New Works in the Paul Green Room in the Cary Arts Center. On Wednesday, May 25th, we attended the first of two “workshop” performances of Burt and Abbie. Written by Libby Heily and directed by Marina Enslen and Ken Walsh, the play is set in the apartment of Burt,… Read More ›

Cary Playwrights’ Forum’s First Annual PlaySlam! on April 2nd at The Cary Theater Was a Delight!

The Cary Theater on Chatham St. hosted the Cary Playwrights’ Forum’s first annual PlaySlam! on Saturday, April 2nd. A sold-out house enjoyed 24 three-minute plays and a 25th show — the expert showmanship of producer/master of ceremonies Thom Haynes. And the evening ended with yet a 26th show — the countdown to the winner of… Read More ›

Chakra (The Wheel of Life) Keeps Turning on March 4-6 at the Cary Arts Center

“The croaking raven doth bellow for revenge” (Hamlet, 3.2.252) If possible, come see the Cary Playwrights’ Forum production of Chakra (The Wheel of Life) this weekend! This 90-minute show is a co-production of an English translation — by a Morrisville, NC woman, Dr. Vijaya Bapat, based on Vidyadahr G. Pundalik’s script — of a 40-minute… Read More ›

A Celebration of North Carolina Songwriting on Nov. 14th Was a Wonderful Night of Local Music

Last Saturday night, the Cary Playwright’s Forum sponsored a wonderful night of local music, entitled A Celebration of North Carolina Songwriting. What a treat! The musicians were a group of acclaimed singer/songwriters who have all carved out impressive careers in the music industry, and they joined us to collaborate and share with a very appreciative… Read More ›