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Jacquelyn Piro Donovan gives a stellar performance in the title role of "Hello, Dolly!"

“Hello, Dolly!” Star Jacquelyn Piro Donovan Is a Real Showstopper

Broadway veteran Jacquelyn Piro Donovan stepped into the role of merry matchmaker Dolly Gallagher in the middle of rehearsals — and squeezes every drop of juice out of this plum part.

Donovan Jacquelyn in Hello Dolly at NC Theatre

Broadway Veteran Jacquelyn Piro Donovan Stars in North Carolina Theatre’s “Hello, Dolly!”

NCT artistic director Casey Hushion says, “We were fortunate to replace Cybill Shepherd with Jackie Piro Donovan, a Broadway veteran whose spirit perfectly embodies the iconic character of Dolly Levi.”

J. Chachula Stars as the Stage Manager in The Justice Theater Project’s Vivid Version of “Our Town”

Thornton Wilder’s perennially popular impressionistic 1938 drama OUR TOWN is a deceptively difficult script to pull off successfully. On the surface, it seems so simple, because the play consists of a series of brief but vivid vignettes, performed on a stage bare but for a few pieces of furniture, organized around three familiar themes —… Read More ›

The Justice Theater Project’s Fresh, New Version of “Our Town” Is Based on the Current Off-Broadway Production

The Justice Theater Project will present a fresh, new production of OUR TOWN, the groundbreaking masterpiece of Modern Drama by Madison, WI-born playwright Thornton Wilder (1897-1975), on Sept. 10-12, 17-19, and 24-26 in Clare Hall at the Catholic Community of St. Francis of Assisi in Raleigh, NC. The JTP presentation, guest-directed by Kevin Ferguson, will be based on the current Off-Broadway production, directed by David Cromer.

Raleigh Little Theatre Presents Our Town Just the Way Wilder Would have Wanted It

Chris Brown’s portrayal of the Stage Manager, a character most believe represents God, is incredibly multifaceted, yet Brown still manages to make it look completely effortless.