April 16, 2014 10:27
Country music isn’t just about a sad story, or even about the acoustic guitars. It’s also about big hair, Southern twangs, sassy confidence and a whole lot of love—the great big, small-town kind of love. And that’s just what Triad Stage’s performance of Pump Boys and Dinettes....
April 9, 2014 10:17
New York, New York has long since been the glowing center of theatrical love. It’s the destination that theater professionals and audience enthusiasts alike often dream about. But not all of us can overcome that expensive obstacle of traveling to pursue our love for grand performances....
April 2, 2014 10:31
To some, music may not mean much. But to a select, gifted few, a musical score is a fascinating creature capable of dipping into our memories and souls. Robert Ward, an exceptional composer, knew and felt the power of music and made it a lifetime passion....
March 26, 2014 09:52
“It was the toughest two years of my life,” Ritorto said in a comment laced with laughter and affection. “It started out being a small musical and then we realized we’d need a large space and a cast of 1,000 to pull off what we were picturing!” So from where does the inspiration to write a new musical come? Well, from the love of musicals, of course....
March 19, 2014 10:21
When I was about seven years old, my mother gave me a birthday gift that I would covet for years to come: An entire chest of dress-up clothes. She had visited second-hand stores, costume shops and even her own closet filled with former bridesmaid dresses to craft a magnificent collection....
March 12, 2014 11:10
“They’re a company that’s not only producing great works by other playwrights, but creating their own great works that in many instances are centered on the South — that was definitely a draw for us,” said Richard Emmett, chief operating officer of......
March 5, 2014 10:19
for Shakespeare,” Forsman further noted, “and that there will always be room for more of it.” So is UNCSA jumping to take over what once was NC Shakes niche? Well Forsman says he’s wanted to direct a Shakespearean performance since he took his position at UNCSA in 2012....
Feb. 26, 2014 09:45
With towering monkey bars, fast-paced swings and chunky mulch that can bite tiny knees, the playground can be a minefield for small children and the battlefield only gets worse as we grow up. Exploring the difficulties of life, Rajiv Joseph’s Gruesome Playground Injuries....
Feb. 19, 2014 10:05
In today’s world there are more ways than ever of communicating: texting, calling, online chatting, tweeting and more. But let’s not forget that one of our earliest forms of expression was simply dancing....
Feb. 12, 2014 09:30
“Part of the reason why the play succeeds is that people just love his paintings,” said director Jeffery West about Rothko’s layering technique. “I’ve seen Rothko’s paintings … it’s like a huge rectangle floating in space that you can’t seem to focus on....

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