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Howard L. Craft

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Photo by HuthPhoto

Between the songs in "No Fear and Blues Long Gone: Nina Simone," the sensitive script crisply touches on formative biographical details. Read more

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File photo by Alex Boerner for INDY Week

As promised upon its closing last year, Durham's venerable independent theater has returned as a funding organization, and it's seeding projects by a stellar array of local performers. Read more

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Last June, Simone's birthplace in Tryon, North Carolina, was declared a National Treasure. This August, a flurry of local events celebrate her and raise money for preservation efforts. Read more

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photo courtesy of Theatre Raleigh

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 by Caitlin Penna

March’s Bull City Black Theatre Festival at Manbites Dog Theater was a flashpoint in consolidating the energy Black Ops had been cultivating. Read more

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