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Now playing at NRACT, the musical erases the seamier facts behind the young couple who were celebrated as folk heroes for robbing banks during the Great Depression. 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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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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Kelly's solo show closes its Durham run at The Fruit this weekend before moving to Chapel Hill’s Historic PlayMakers Theatre. Read more

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

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Director Rebecca Blum's production runs at Raleigh Little Theatre through Sunday, Jan. 27. 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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Conor McPherson’s strange 1997 drama is running at Burning Coal Theatre through Sunday, Dec. 16. Read more

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Still, actor Brian Westbrook gave a fine account in a staged reading from Justice Theater Project. Read more

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PlayMakers' production of the 1963 musical comedy runs through Sunday, Dec. 9. Read more

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I’m not going to write a review. Let's just talk. Read more

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The Pulitzer-winning New Yorker critic will be in Chapel Hill for the staged readings of Lives of the Performers at Current this weekend. Read more

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Bartlett Theater presents Annie Barker's controversial 2013 drama through Sunday, Nov. 11. Read more

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The Tony- and Pulitzer-winning musical Next to Normal is running at NRACT through Sunday, Nov. 11. Read more

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After Holderness convincingly rock-and-rolled through the venerable “Time Warp,” he’d fully earned his way on stage. Read more

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Burning Coal Theatre Company presents David Hare's vivid Bush-administration chronicle through Sunday, Oct. 28. Read more

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From Carolina Ballet's Dracula tradition to Sonorous Road's new immersive Poe experience, tis the season for theatrical shivers. Read more

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    Curve of Departure