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Enjoy a Taste of Warm Southern Hospitality with NRACT’s Delightful Fruitcakes!

As a reviewer, I get to see a lot of holiday-themed shows. Some are schmaltzy, some are sappy, and some are stale. I was very pleasantly surprised to find that Fruitcakes! by Julian Wiles, was none of these things. The show, running Friday-Sunday through Dec. 22nd at the North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre, exceeded… Read More ›

I Never Saw Another Butterfly at the Forest Moon Theater Recreates Poignant Moments in the Lives of Holocaust Children

Imagine growing up in a world that is so devastatingly destroyed that butterflies no longer exist! The butterfly is a multifaceted metaphor in the Forest Moon Theater’s production of Celeste Raspanti’s I Never Saw Another Butterfly. Its image brings to mind the beauty and fragility of the natural world. At the same time, it suggests… Read More ›

Gripping and Powerful, Forest Moon Theater’s I Never Saw Another Butterfly Has a Profound Effect on Audiences

Based on a collection of art and poetry created by children who lived in the concentration camp known as Theresienstadt, Celeste Raspanti’s powerful I Never Saw Another Butterfly, onstage now at Forest Moon Theater under the direction of Judy M. Dove, is an unforgettable experience. Coupled with artwork and the guest speakers scheduled at different… Read More ›

The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical at NRACT Provokes Nonstop Laughter from Start to Finish

The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical is another winner for North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theater. With music and lyrics by David Nehis and book by Betsy Kelso, The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical provokes nonstop laughter from start to finish. Where else (and when else) but a trailer park at Christmas could… Read More ›

The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical at NRACT Is an Offbeat Laugh Riot

If trailer-trash characters and comedy are your cup of kegnog The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical, now playing at North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theater, will tickle your fancy fer sure. It’s racy, zany, a bit outrageous, and all in good spirits. It is an offshoot of The Great American Trailer Park Musical by… Read More ›