Tag: John Kander
Theatre Raleigh’s The Scottsboro Boys Is Absolutely Phenomenal, and Its Storytelling Method Is Unique!
Start with a story that needs telling; pick a unique, unexpected method to tell it; recruit a dynamite cast and a first-rate production team; stir; and serve! Theatre Raleigh’s production of The Scottsboro Boys is guaranteed to entertain, to impress, to stimulate, to motivate …. The Story Is One of Tragic Injustice: Nine well-intentioned young… Read More ›
We can hardly heap enough praise on Theatre Raleigh’s production of The Scottsboro Boys, directed and choreographed by Gerry McIntyre. The Scottsboro Boys is a Tony®-nominated 2010 Broadway musical that follows the true-life drama of nine black youths falsely accused of raping two white women in Alabama in 1931. It’s simply an amazing production. Instead… Read More ›
Theatre Raleigh has chosen David Thompson’s The Scottsboro Boys as the grand finale to its 2019 Summer Series, and what a way to go out! Through the controversial “art” of minstrelsy, this production tells the harrowing true story of nine young men who, in 1931, were falsely accused of rape and unjustly had their lives… Read More ›
No matter how many times you hear the familiar “Razzle Dazzle” or see the iconic Bob Fosse “jazz hands,” you can never get enough of Chicago, now playing at the Durham Performing Arts Center. There’s a reason why this 1920s jail-house musical is the #1 longest-running American musical in Broadway history. It’s delicious. It’s decadent…. Read More ›
Football great Eddie George will star as ultra-slick and completely unscrupulous criminal defense attorney Billy Flynn in the razzle-dazzling U.S. Tour of Chicago that will put the roar back in the Roaring Twenties for five divinely decadent performances on May 12-14 at the Durham Performing Arts Center. The 43-year-old Philadelphia, PA native previously played Flynn… Read More ›