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7-Stories’ Aug. 28th Hymn to Her Was Inspiring, Entertaining, and Uplifting

Have a seat. Have a drink. And listen up! Enter Rose Higgins, actress and singer and host of 7-Stories’ Sunday, Aug. 28th, production of 7 Stories: Hymn to Her at Kings Barcade in Raleigh. The woman is incomparable! She began with a bit of song, because, as she stated, doing so “makes people like me… Read More ›

Yolanda W. Rabun, Randolph Curtis Rand (center), and David Henderson star in Burning Coal's modern-dress production of "Man of La Mancha" (photo by the Right Image Photography, Inc.)

Randy Rand, David Henderson, and Yolanda Rabun Sparkle in “Man of La Mancha” at Burning Coal

OBIE Award-winning theater artist Randolph Curtis Rand stars as Cervantes and the iconic Don Quixote/Alonso Quixana in “Man of La Mancha,” smoothly segueing from the embattled poet of the theater facing the Inquisition to the crazed pseudo-knight with ease and aplomb. His face, voice, and angular body change in chameleon fashion as he slides from one character to the other.

andolph Curtis Rand (left) and David Henderson will star as Don Quixote and Sancho Panza in "Man of La Mancha" at Burning Coal Theatre (photo by the Right Image Photography, Inc.)

Brooklyn, NY Actor Randolph Curtis Rand Will Star as Cervantes/Quixote in the Musical “Man of La Mancha”

Brooklyn, NY actor and director Randolph Curtis Rand and Wake Forest, NC actress and chanteuse Yolanda W. Rabun will star as Cervantes/Quixote and Aldonza/Dulcinea, opposite Raleigh actor and director David Henderson as Sancho Panza, in the stellar Burning Coal Theatre Company presentation of the award-winning 1965 Broadway musical “Man of La Mancha.”

Raleigh's Lauren Kennedy stars as Violet, with Melvin Tunstall III (left) and Jason Sharp

Lauren Kennedy Sizzles in “Violet,” But Shares the Spotlight with Melvin Tunstall and Yolanda Rabun

The current Hot Summer Nights at the Kennedy production of “Violet: A New Musical” is hot, hot, hot. Raleigh native Lauren Kennedy provides much of the sizzle in this Southern-fried 1997 Off-Broadway musical comedy, and Melvin Tunstall III and Yolanda W. Rabun add pizzazz.