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12 Community Members Play the Title Role in Burning Coal’s Spoonface Steinberg

First heard 19 years ago on BBC 4, Spoonface Steinberg is a fictional one-hour monologue, written by Tony Award®-winning playwright Lee Hall, who is probably best known for penning Billy Elliot. It has undergone a couple of transitions since 1997, passing through TV, especially on YouTube, and is now a dramatic reading, which premieres in… Read More ›

Sam Faulkner (left) and Maximilien Baud star as Billy and Older Billy (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

NCT’s “Billy Elliot the Musical” Has It All: Delightful Dancing, Lively Music, and Hilarious Dialogue

The North Carolina Theatre‘s production of Billy Elliot the Musical has a six-day run at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, from Feb. 10th through the 15th. Would that it ran for another week. Sam Faulkner plays Billy Elliot, the young man who discovers his path in life by… Read More ›

Sam Faulkner of Charlotte plays young boxer-turned dancer Billy Elliot in "Billy Elliot the Musical" (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

Raleigh’s David Wood and Charlotte’s Sam Faulkner Will Star in NCT’s Presentation of “Billy Elliot”

The Triangle’s premier professional producer of home-grown revivals of hit Broadway musicals, the North Carolina Theatre will stage Billy Elliot the Musical, the award-winning 2005 West End and 2008 Broadway musical based on the 2000 film, on Feb. 10-15 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in the heart… Read More ›