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Theatre Raleigh’s The Wolf is a Delightful Treat for Families

‘ There is definitely a need for more truly family-friendly theatre in the Triangle, and that doesn’t just mean shows geared towards kids. No, it means shows that are short and manageable enough for the littlest of little ones to sit through, shows with big, colorful acting that kids can enjoy. Fortunately, Theatre Raleigh has… Read More ›

The Wolf (Quincy Ellis) menaces the Three Little Pigs (lower right) (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

The Wolf’s Amazing and Energetic Young Cast Triumphs Over a Problematic Script

Theatre Raleigh’s 2015 world-premiere dance/theater piece, The Wolf, is back, as part of the theater company’s new Family Festivities series; and it’s easy to see why this Family Festivities show has made a triumphant return. Joe Calarco’s script cleverly combines three wolf-centric fairy tales — The Boy Who Cried Wolf, The Three Little Pigs, and… Read More ›