Roy Dicks of the News and Observer writes “Credit director Peggy Taphorn for casting a group of sharp comedians, fine singers, and spiffy dancers (including herself), who enthusiastically perform her clever, fun-loving staging.”
Billy Liggett of The Sanford Herald offers “this is a family friendly event”…”As with every Temple production I’ve seen to date, the good came in the form of the performances.”
It is likely the perfect name for a show that will move from one theatre to another this September. Drift, a contemporary concert-musical will close out the fifth season of Hot Summer Nights at the Kennedy in not just one location, but two. Also drifting in to town with the production are some heavy hitters on the acting scene including Christian Campbell (Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical, The $treet) and Lauren Kennedy (Spamalot, Les Miserables, Vanities the Musical) who will direct.
Being honest, with this type of subject matter means putting true moments of raw emotional expression onstage. I don’t water down these moments, so I wouldn’t necessarily suggest DRIFT for a those who are bothered by forceful language or sensitive subject matter. Other than that, DRIFT isn’t like anything you’ve seen before.
Bob Boyett and NETworks Presentations announce engagements and casting for the National Tour of The Lincoln Center Theater Production of Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein’s prize-winning musical SOUTH PACIFIC, directed by Bartlett Sher.
Modern-day Adaptation of Shakespeare Classic Comes to Raleigh
North Carolina Theatre is thrilled to close out its 2009 season with West Side Story, the musical drama about gang feuds in the slums of New York. The show will run Saturday, October 17th through Sunday, October 25th in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts.