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Byron Woods

Bio: Byron Woods is the INDY's theater and dance critic.

Email: byron.woods@gmail.com

Twitter: http://twitter.com/byronwoods

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The show contrasts the brash, broad-shouldered Fancy Free with Robbins’s introspective Afternoon of a Faun. Read more

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Stage directions are usually the least interesting part of a script, but the one at the start of Nick Payne’s thought experiment grabs your attention. Read more

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Bare Theatre plunges Timon of Athens into the greed and grit of 1980s clubland. Read more

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On You opens Friday, Mar. 8 at Monkey Bottom Collaborative. Read more

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Bertolt Brecht's Life of Galileo runs at PlayMakers through Sunday, Mar. 17. Read more

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The work in progress by Mike Wiley and Howard L. Craft had its first staged reading in Reflections, a new series coproduced by NC Theatre and Theatre Raleigh. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern

Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern's latest production, Horses, runs at The Pinhook through Feb. 23rd. Read more

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Sarah DeLappe’s dramatic comedy runs at Sonorous Road Theatre through Sunday, Mar. 3. Read more

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An all-female cast performs this retelling of John Wesley Powell’s 1869 Grand Canyon expedition, which runs at Umstead Park UCC through Feb. 24. Read more

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The two-hander starring Ira David Wood III and Ira David Wood IV runs at Theatre in the Park through Sunday, Feb. 24. Read more

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Love in the Times of the Day, directed by Robert Weiss, runs at Fletcher Opera Theater through Feb. 17. Read more

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Kelly's solo show closes its Durham run at The Fruit this weekend before moving to Chapel Hill’s Historic PlayMakers Theatre. Read more

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Honest Pint Theatre's production of Rory Kinnear’s 2013 play runs at NRACT through Sunday, Feb. 10. Read more

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Charly Evon Simpson's drama runs at PlayMakers through Sunday, Feb. 10. Read more

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The premiere run of the play about Arthur Ashe runs at Burning Coal Theatre through Sunday, Feb. 10. Read more

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By definition, a cutting edge is a thing in motion; without movement, nothing is cut. Read more

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The contemporary drama opens at PlayMakers on Wednesday, Jan. 23. Read more

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The South Stream Productions omnibus of seven short plays rejected by other presenters runs at Sonorous Road Theatre through Sunday, Jan. 20. Read more

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Raleigh Little Theatre is employing an intimacy director to handle the highly fraught scenes of sexual coercion in Shakespeare's Measure for Measure. Read more

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These shows spoke to the temper of our times and the vibrancy of our local performing-arts community. Read more

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