Theatre Raleigh’s Oh What a (Holy) Night!
Is a Delectable Christmas Confection

Theatre Raleigh's Oh What a (Holy) Night! cast includes (left to right) Destiny Diamond, Melvin Gray Jr., Cassidy Hamilton, Jacob Barton, Supriya Jaya, and Gerard Williams (photo by Lauren Kennedy Brady)

If the hustle and bustle of the holidays has you stressed out this year, don’t despair! Theatre Raleigh has concocted a delectable Christmas confection certain to get you into the spirit of the season. Oh What a (Holy) Night! is a delightful evening of top-notch musical performances by a small yet diverse cast of talented… Continue reading Theatre Raleigh’s Oh What a (Holy) Night!
Is a Delectable Christmas Confection

Theatre Raleigh’s Oh What a (Holy) Night! on Dec. 19-22 Is a Breezy Christmas Concert

The cast includes (top left to right) Jacob Barton, Destiny Diamond, Melvin Gray Jr., Gerard M. Williams, and Supriya Jaya and (bottom) Cassidy Hamilton (photo by Lauren Kennedy Brady)

If you are looking for a great way to spend a few hours this weekend, getting your Christmas groove on, then I implore you to head to the cozy Kennedy Theatre at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, NC. Theatre Raleigh’s yuletide revue, Oh What a (Holy) Night!, is an absolutely… Continue reading Theatre Raleigh’s Oh What a (Holy) Night! on Dec. 19-22 Is a Breezy Christmas Concert

Theatre Raleigh’s The Scottsboro Boys Is Absolutely Phenomenal, and Its Storytelling Method Is Unique!

Theatre Raleigh will stage The Scottsboro Boys on Sept. 4-8 and 11-15 (photo by Jennifer Robertson)

Start with a story that needs telling; pick a unique, unexpected method to tell it; recruit a dynamite cast and a first-rate production team; stir; and serve! Theatre Raleigh’s production of The Scottsboro Boys is guaranteed to entertain, to impress, to stimulate, to motivate …. The Story Is One of Tragic Injustice: Nine well-intentioned young… Continue reading Theatre Raleigh’s The Scottsboro Boys Is Absolutely Phenomenal, and Its Storytelling Method Is Unique!

Theatre Raleigh Hits a Home Run with Kander and Ebb’s The Scottsboro Boys!

We can hardly heap enough praise on Theatre Raleigh’s production of The Scottsboro Boys, directed and choreographed by Gerry McIntyre. The Scottsboro Boys is a Tony®-nominated 2010 Broadway musical that follows the true-life drama of nine black youths falsely accused of raping two white women in Alabama in 1931. It’s simply an amazing production. Instead… Continue reading Theatre Raleigh Hits a Home Run with Kander and Ebb’s The Scottsboro Boys!

Theatre Raleigh’s The Scottsboro Boys Is Bold, Brave, and Powerful

Theatre Raleigh has chosen David Thompson’s The Scottsboro Boys as the grand finale to its 2019 Summer Series, and what a way to go out! Through the controversial “art” of minstrelsy, this production tells the harrowing true story of nine young men who, in 1931, were falsely accused of rape and unjustly had their lives… Continue reading Theatre Raleigh’s The Scottsboro Boys Is Bold, Brave, and Powerful