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Wickedly Funny Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder Is a Diamond in RLT’s Crown

Raleigh Little Theatre’s production of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder opens with a warning to the audience of the grisly contents of the story. Even though the plot line does involve ambition, lust, class privilege, and murder, the show itself is absolutely delightful and as ambitious as its protagonist. From the live orchestra… Read More ›

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder at RLT Exceeds Even the Greatest of Expectations

I had no idea that I ever would laugh so much, so hard, and so unashamedly at the antics of a serial-killer! But the delightfully madcap silliness of this script, coupled with the high-octane energy of this cast, the brisk pacing, the flawless singing, and the visual delights of the set, the costumes, and the… Read More ›

Lesley McKinnell as Miss Barley and John Rapson (right) as playboy Asquith D’Ysquith, Jr. are unknowingly on thin ice as Kevin Massey as Monty Navarro gleefully plots their doom (photo by Joan Marcus)

On a Scale of 1 to 10, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, Now Playing at DPAC, Is at Least a 15!

On a scale of 1 to 10, the First National Tour of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder — which won the 2014 Tony Award® for Best Musical and three other Tonys — rates at least a 15! The latest offering in the Durham Performing Arts Center’s critically acclaimed SunTrust Broadway Series is sure… Read More ›

John Rapson (left) plays Henry D'Ysquith (and seven other hapless D'Ysquiths), whom Monty Navarro (played by Kevin Massey) hopes to murder, so that he can claim the D'Ysquith family fortune and the hereditary earldom of Highhurst (photo by Joan Marcus)

John Rapson Portrays Eight Hapless D’Ysquiths in A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder at DPAC

The newly commenced First National Tour of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, one of the hottest tickets on Broadway, will play the Durham Performing Arts Center on Oct. 13-18 as part of DPAC‘s SunTrust Broadway Series. This wonderfully wicked musical comedy is based on the same 1907 British novel, Israel Rank: The Autobiography… Read More ›