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Honest Pint’s Uncut Version of Hamlet Is Engaging, Surprising, and Funny

When Honest Pint Theatre Company of Raleigh, NC, announced its plan to stage an uncut version of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, I immediately felt a sense of excitement and skepticism. Excited that I would get to see it. Skeptical that anyone else would want to. Many know the basics of Hamlet: son of slain king seeks… Read More ›

William Peace Theatre’s Production of Twelfth Night Is a Raucous Romp Through the 1980s

William Peace Theatre Company’s collegiate production of Twelfth Night is a raucous romp through the 1980s. Duke Orsino plays “air guitar” as he feasts on “the food of love.” The Clown could be aptly renamed “M.C.” Feste. Sir Andrew Aguecheek indulges in break dancing when he decides to prove that he “can cut a caper.” “Yellow… Read More ›

Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom stars Josh Walker and Amethyst Palma (photo by Ron Yorgason)

William Peace Theatre’s Neighborhood 3 Is an Appropriate Piece for This Time of Year

Halloween is just around the corner; it’s time for some fun and a bit of the macabre. William Peace Theatre’s Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom, written by Jennifer Haley and directed by Amy White, offers just that. The premise: teens are enthralled by a video game that involves escaping from zombies that are taking over… Read More ›

“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” Spells F-U-N at William Peace Theatre

Michael Bush, whose list of accomplishments is impressive, including 25 years as director of artistic production at Manhattan Theatre Club in New York City and productions at the Capital Repertory Theatre in Albany, NY, Charlotte Repertory Theatre, NC, the Pasadena Playhouse in Los Angeles, and many more, is a visiting guest artist at William Peace… Read More ›