An Evening-Length Series of Meditations Illuminates the Music of Phillip Glass
“Glass’s music invites us to see the world in a different way,” show creator Phelim McDermott says. “It can invite you to see a bigger pattern, a deeper pattern, in what the world is doing.”
Defiant Local Opera “Autonomy” Was Commissioned After Roe v Wade Was Overturned
The Dobbs decision came down while Morrisville’s Paradox Opera was working on its debut production, “Covid Chronicles,” last June.
A Surprisingly Upbeat Musical Commemorates the UpStairs Lounge Fire
Plus: Manbites Dog Theater co-cofounder Jeff Storer returns with a triumphant production of “RED.”
Rhiannon Giddens and Michael Abels bring their new opera ‘Omar’ to Carolina Performing Arts
The opera puts the insights of a 19th-century Sufi scholar enslaved in North Carolina to music.
In Two Productions, Spiritual and Social Reckonings Loom Large
An interfaith production of “My Name is Asher Lev” tells a story of community turmoil, while Burning Coal’s “Mlima’s Tale” tackles a different kind of reckoning.
Waiting for The End of the World with John Waters
“I am the filthiest person alive. Even though Johnny Knoxville is pretty close. I share my crown with him.”
Legendary Raleigh Comedy Club Goodnights Goes Underground
The club opened its first night at its new location in the Village District to a full house.
Opening Up the Possibilities of “Hamlet”
PlayMaker’s “Hamlet” and a review of Honest Pint’s “A Steady Rain.”
Tamara Kissane’s Controversial New Play Hits the Stage in Greensboro
The Durham playwright’s “Nice White Parents 2016” opens at Hyers Theatre on January 19.
The Must-See Winter Performances Coming to the Triangle
From Shakespeare to RENT, here are the performances hitting Triangle stages this winter.
Director Rebecca Holderness on Her Burning Coal Theatre Company Production of “Silent Sky”
Auteur director Rebecca Holderness is no stranger to Burning Coal Theatre audiences.
A Showcase of a Small-Town Tap Ensemble That’s Gone Big, and a Transgressive Production of “Emma”
A preview and a review of two local productions.
Save a Few Squeaky Wheels, “A Doll’s House, Part Two” Is Thought-Provoking and Robust
Can RedBird successfully play dramatic dodgeball, timing shows and intermissions against trains that don’t always run on time?
Reviews of Four Significant Local October Productions
Productions from the Justice Theater Project, Burning Coal Theatre, Sweet Tea Shakespeare, and Theatre in the Park.
New Triangle Venues Help Fill In the Gaps for Performing Arts Companies
Any stage manager will tell you: the real drama’s always offstage.
Amid an Uptick in Local Theater Companies, a Venue Shortage Is Causing Concern
Over two-thirds of the region’s 90-odd theater and dance companies are itinerant, with no permanent rehearsal or performance spaces of their own.
New Theater Companies Give Durham a Groundswell of New Growth
Five new groups join Switchyard Theatre Company in mounting productions running through November.
Fall Arts Preview: Six Theatrical Productions to See
Plays by Playmakers, Burning Coal Theatre, Theater Raleigh, and more.
Tap Dance Star Luke Hickey Returns to the Triangle to Headline ADF’s Fall Weekend Season
“A Little Old, A Little New”—which local audiences will see next weekend at the NC Museum of Art—is an unabashed love letter to the dance form’s deep roots in jazz clubs.
A Collaborative Dance Troupe Takes Flight in Hillsborough
HIDA, Hillsborough’s fledgling new dance troupe, is collaborative and creative.
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