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Pictured: Tyler Hollinger, Matthew Carlson and Kate Goehring (on screen) and Cheryl Koski and Matthew Carlson (on stage) in The Glass Menagerie. Photo: VanderVeen Photographers.

The Top Triangle Theatrical Productions of 2010

For years, Triangle Theater Review has argued that the Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill area of North Carolina has the liveliest theater scene between Washington, DC, and Atlanta, GA. The year 2010 provided further proof, if any was needed, that we have the onstage talent, the backstage genius, and the wherewithal to mount any show available for local production.

PRC Star Charlie Robinson Captures Every Tic and Twitch of Troy Maxson in “Fences” by August Wilson

PlayMakers Repertory Company headliner Charlie Robinson tackles the thorny role of Troy Maxson with brio in the current PRC presentation of August Wilson’s prize-winning play, “Fences.” Robinson captures every tic and twitch of Troy’s prickly personality — the sunny smiles and the sulfurous glares — in a bravura performance that will surely catapult this PRC powerful production onto many Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill 2010 top-10 lists.

“Fences” by August Wilson Is Next at Bat in PlayMakers’ 35th Anniversary Season

Next at bat in PlayMakers Repertory Company’s 35th anniversary season is “Fences,” an award-winning play by African-American playwright August Wilson (1945-2005), which will preview on Oct. 27-29, officially opens on Oct. 30th, and continues its three-week run on Oct. 31st and Nov. 2-7 and 9-14 in the Paul Green Theatre in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Center for Dramatic Art.