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Pictured: Tyler Hollinger, Matthew Carlson and Kate Goehring (on screen) and Cheryl Koski and Matthew Carlson (on stage) in The Glass Menagerie. Photo: VanderVeen Photographers.

The Top Triangle Theatrical Productions of 2010

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.

In “Six Degrees of Separation,” a Young Black Con Man Pretends to Be the Son of Actor Sidney Poitier

Inspired by the true story of con man David Hampton, who pretended to be the son of actor Sidney Poitier, “Six Degrees of Separation” follows the trail of a young black con man, Paul [Alphonse Nicholson], who insinuates himself into the lives of a wealthy New York couple, Ouisa and Flan Kittredge [Lenore Field and David Sennett], claiming he knows their son at college.