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The cast for North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre's community-theater production of Heathers the Musical includes (from left) Christine Michelle Lane, Emily Schmid, Sabrina Palazzo, and Alissa Alba (photo by Ashley Popio)

Heathers the Musical at NRACT Is an Outrageous Satire on Teen Angst

Heathers the Musical, with book, music, and lyrics by Kevin Murphy and Laurence O’Keefe, based on the film written by Daniel Waters, is an outrageous satire on teenage angst, now being brilliantly performed by the cast at North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre. All the problems of high school socializing and hierarchical competition are blown… Read More ›

The cast for North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre's community-theater production of Heathers the Musical includes (from left) Christine Michelle Lane, Emily Schmid, Sabrina Palazzo, and Alissa Alba (photo by Ashley Popio)

Heathers at NRACT: How Very!

Set in 1989 and based on the cult-classic film Heathers, Heathers: The Musical, onstage now at NRACT, is every bit as fun, lively, and wildly entertaining as its predecessor, perhaps even more so. Featuring a to-die-for cast, fun direction by Peter Comperatore, colorful costumes, and a wonderfully vulgar script with catchy, risque songs, this musical… Read More ›

Reefer Madness Offers Up Hilarious, Madcap Fun!

Reefer Madness, onstage now at North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre (NRACT), is a tongue-in-cheek satire-turned-tragicomedy, and this production, under the colorful direction of Jon Todd, wastes no time in getting to the “comedy” part. As the curtains open on the purposefully bare-bones set (the play-within-a-play operates under the guise that a makeshift theatre group… Read More ›