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N.C. State University Theatre's will open its two-show TheatreFest 2019 with Agatha Christie's Go Back for Murder on June 6-9 and 15-16 in NCSU's Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre

TheatreFEST’s Production of Agatha Christie’s Go Back for Murder Is an Enthralling Whodunit

Last weekend, N.C. State University Theatre opened TheatreFEST 2019 with Agatha Christie’s Go Back for Murder, a very different sort of “whodunit” murder mystery, directed by Mia Self. The play is based on Christie’s 1942 Hercule Poirot mystery Five Little Pigs; in the play, Poirot (the novel’s Belgian detective) has been replaced by a solicitor… Read More ›

The Characterizations in A Piece of My Heart at RLT Are Clear and Emotionally Stirring

Raleigh Little Theatre closes its Sutton Series with a subset series concerning “Women and War,” the first play of which, A Piece of My Heart by Shirley Lauro, based on the 1985 book by Keith Walker, opened Friday, May 5th, in RLT‘s Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre. This has been an infrequently treated aspect of war until… Read More ›

Deborah Lalush and Tony Courville star in "Obsessive Impulsive" (photo by Ron Foreman)

John Cariani’s Love/Sick at N.C. State Is Inventive and Satisfying

Last Thursday, Sept. 22nd, the student cast members of N.C. State University Theatre opened their two-week run of John Cariani’s Love/Sick in the Titmus Theatre in Frank Thompson Hall in Raleigh, NC. The play, written by American playwright John Cariani, who is best known for Almost, Maine, premiered in 2010 at High Point University in… Read More ›

NCSU's TheatreFest 2016 production of The Hollow stars (from left) Alison Lawrence as Gerda Christow, Jonathan King as John Christow, and Marisa Markoch as Henrietta Angkatell (photo by Ron Foreman)

The Hollow by Agatha Christie Is Cool Summer Entertainment for TheatreFest Fans

N.C. State University Theatre’s annual treasure, TheatreFest, this year celebrates mystery queen Agatha Christie, kicking off with a fun-filled production of The Hollow. A gathering for the weekend of family and friends of Sir Henry Angkatell K.C.B., and his Ladyship Lucy, at their home, “The Hollow,” goes a bit awry when someone is shot to… Read More ›

The Hollow Starts TheatreFest 2016 Off with a Bang!

Thursday night. Frank Thompson Hall. Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre. Sold out opening night of N.C. State University Theatre’s TheatreFest 2016. This year’s theme: “A Salute to the Queen of Mystery.” That queen is, of course, Dame Agatha Christie (1890-1976). This year’s TheatreFest consists of three Christie-inspired productions: The Hollow (written by Christie in 1951, based on… Read More ›