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OdysseyStage Theatre’s 2021 NC 10by10 Play Festival Is an Evening of Delightful Treats

EDITOR’S NOTE: Social-distancing protocols are in place (see NOTE 1 below). There is a saying that “You don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone” — to which I might add: “You don’t fully appreciate what you lost ’til it’s back.” Because COVID-19 forced last year’s production into the virtual purgatory of Zoom, such was… Read More ›

Mark Cornell’s Carolyn Adams Is Full of Bellylaughs, as Well as Warm Smiles

A world premiere! Mark Cornell’s new comic drama, Carolyn Adams, produced by Full Nelson Theater, under the direction of Nancy Lane, opened at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro on Friday, Nov. 1st, and plays through Sunday, Nov. 10th. The Story: The action takes place in the back room of a used sporting-goods store in a small… Read More ›

We Highly Recommend NC 10 by 10: Ten 10-Minute Plays by N.C. Playwrights

OdysseyStage Theatre and the Cary Playwrights’ Forum have joined forces this year to bring the Triangle NC 10 by 10: A Festival of 10-Minute Plays, which plays July 19-22 at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro and July 26-28 at The Cary Theater in Cary. For the uninitiated, this event normally showcases ten 10-minute plays, selected from… Read More ›

Mark Cornell’s Two Turtle Doves at Common Ground Theatre Is 90 Minutes Well Spent

Common Ground Theatre’s production of Mark Cornell’s Two Turtle Doves provides an hour and a half of nonstop entertainment. Under Shelby Hahn’s direction, the pace never lets up, keeping us engaged from beginning to end. The script contains witty dialogue and poignant situations. Even though there are only two characters onstage, we are given a… Read More ›

Moonlight Stage Company’s Eclipse: Sketch Comedy Holiday One Acts Shine Brightly Dec. 11th and 12th!

‘Tis the season for Theatrical Holiday Fare. Several local venues offer annual productions, and some offer season-specific shows that vary year-to-year — all are quite good. However, Moonlight Stage Company’s Eclipse: Sketch Comedy Holiday One Acts consists of brand-new, locally written scripts, most with a holiday theme. Last night, an ensemble cast — including playwright… Read More ›