For years, Triangle Theater Review has argued that the Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill area of North Carolina has the liveliest theater scene between Washington, DC, and Atlanta, GA. The year 2010 provided further proof, if any was needed, that we have the onstage talent, the backstage genius, and the wherewithal to mount any show available for local production.
For those who want to get in touch with their inner child, Playmakers Repertory Company’s Shipwrecked! An Entertainment is an excellent way to do so. The audience is immediately introduced to charming Louis De Rougemont (Scott Ripley), who promises he has a very sensational and very true story to tell. While the veracity of his… Continue reading Playmaker’s Shipwrecked! An Entertainment is Magic
PRC guest director Tom Quaintance explains, “Donald Margulies wrote a play that is a celebration of theatricality. I have long felt that if something could be done as well on television or film, then I wasn’t interested in directing it on stage — ‘Shipwrecked! An Entertainment’ is a play that revels in that aesthetic, and I love it.”