Everyone knows the story of Annie, the optimistic orphan who finds a home all her own, as told by Thomas Meehan. However, Harnett Regional Theatre has breathed new and charming life into this well-loved tale under the fanciful direction of Leanne Bernard and Rachel Strickland. For those few not familiar with the story, it takes… Continue reading Harnett Regional Theatre Offers Up a Charming Version of Annie
Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird has been a classic ever since the story, adapted from the novel of the same name, first made its way to the stage in 1990. The play, which sticks closely to the novel, tells the story of a three year period in the Great Depression, a period during which… Continue reading HRT’s To Kill a Mockingbird Transports Viewers to a Different, But Not So Distant Time
The colorful, kooky characters that make up the Addams Family have been popular for years. These dark characters with a fascination for the macabre have been seen in comics, in a television show, in movies, and now in a fun musical, onstage at Harnett Regional Theatre under the direction of Angela Martin. The musical, aptly… Continue reading HRT’s The Addams Family Is Kooky, Spooky, and Lots of Fun!
And Then There Were None, onstage now at Harnett Regional Theatre and under the direction of Vicki Wade, is an odd little composition. Adapted from Agatha Christie’s novel of a…well…comparable (sort of)… name (there’s a long story there), the play, first performed in 1943, is definitely dated in terms of its dialogue and ease-of-understanding, but… Continue reading HRT Offers Up a Rustic, Charming, and Bare-Bones Rendition of Christie’s “And Then There Were None”
Most people are familiar with the 2001 Dreamworks feature film, Shrek. Just in case, it’s a sort of un-fairytale featuring a whole bunch of familiar fairytale characters. It also, of course, features Shrek, a green ogre and his friend, Donkey. When Shrek’s precious swampland is…well…swamped with unwanted fairytale creatures, he strikes a deal with the… Continue reading Harnett Regional Theatre Goes All Out for “Shrek the Musical”