Everyone knows the story- or at least some of the story- surrounding Bonnie and Clyde, famous outlaws who went on a bank-robbing and shooting rampage in the 1930s. However, NRACT’s production of Ivan Menchell’s Bonnie and Clyde, under the direction of Jeri Lynn Schulke, reveals a more sympathetic and (mostly) honest take than the myths… Continue reading NRACT’s Bonnie & Clyde Is Fun on the Surface … with More Underneath
ArtsCenter Stage’s 10 by 10 in the Triangle is a much-loved Carrboro festival that showcases 10 short plays of about 10 minutes each from writers from around the country, performed by 10 local actors. This is the 15th year for the festival, and over 1,000 scripts vied for a spot in the lineup. The most… Continue reading Susan Middaugh’s "Just a Bus Driver" Is the Crowd (and Our) Favorite in 10 by 10
10 by 10 in the Triangle is The ArtsCenter of Carrboro’s 15th annual presentation of a collection of ten 10-minute plays, written by 10 playwrights, directed by 10 directors, and performed by 10 actors (ten to the fifth power, you might say); and our experience of the past four years is they just keep on… Continue reading The ArtsCenter’s 10 by 10 in the Triangle Is an Entertaining Evening; Don’t Miss It
The Southeast premiere of “All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914,” concluding its all-too-short two-week run this weekend at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro, NC, stirs the soul. This ArtsCenter Stage presentation of the hour-long 2007 radio musical drama written by Peter Rothstein, with musical arrangements by Erick Lichte and Timothy C. Takach, is a true symphonic drama in which 11 members from the Cantari Men’s Ensemble sings songs of the times — traditional ballads, patriotic ditties, marching songs, and Christmas hymns and carols — all a cappella, wearing the World War I uniforms of both sides as they also recite pertinent bits of poetry, excerpts from the letters and dispatches, even inscriptions from grave markers.
ArtsCenter Stage will present the Southeast premiere of “All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914,” a 2007 radio musical drama by Peter Rothstein, with musical arrangements by Erick Lichte and Timothy C. Takach, on Dec. 7-9 and 13-16 in the Earl and Rhoda Wynn Theater at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro, NC.