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Women's Theatre Festival Official Season Announced Women's Theatre Festival Official Season Announced
by BWW News Desk on May 28, 2017 in Raleigh

Women's Theatre Festival announces tickets will go on sale June 1 for its slate of shows comprising its "Women Are Funny" season. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Raleigh - Week of 5/28/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Raleigh - Week of 5/28/2017
by BWW on May 28, 2017 in Raleigh

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/28/2017 for Raleigh (more...)
Come OUT This June with Theatre Raleigh's SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Come OUT This June with Theatre Raleigh's SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
by BWW News Desk on May 25, 2017 in Raleigh

Join Theatre Raleigh and the cast of Smokey Joe's Cafe on June 8th as they celebrate OUT Night with a special ticket for a one of a kind experience for a good cause! Tickets are selling quickly for Smokey Joe's Cafe which runs May 31st through June 11th at the Kennedy Theatre. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/26 - DIRTY DANCING, LES MIS, WICKED, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/26 - DIRTY DANCING, LES MIS, WICKED, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on May 26, 2017 in Raleigh

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature DIRTY DANCING, LES MISERABLES, WICKED and More! (more...)
BWW Review: FINDING NEVERLAND National Tour at Durham Performing Arts Center BWW Review: FINDING NEVERLAND National Tour at Durham Performing Arts Center
by Jeffrey Kare on May 24, 2017 in Raleigh

BWW Review: FINDING NEVERLAND National Tour at Durham Performing Arts Center (more...)
IMPROV PERCOLATOR Returns to the ArtsCenter IMPROV PERCOLATOR Returns to the ArtsCenter
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2017 in Raleigh

Something's brewing…The Improv Percolator is back! Our showcase for local improv students and teams has a new night and new home. (more...)
RLT's WOMEN AND WAR Series Concludes RLT's WOMEN AND WAR Series Concludes
by BWW News Desk on May 22, 2017 in Raleigh

RLT's Women and War series explores the changing role of women in modern warfare. "Downrange: Voices from the Homefront" and "Grounded" close out the series on Memorial Day weekend, running in repertory from Friday night through Sunday evening. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Raleigh - Week of 5/21/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Raleigh - Week of 5/21/2017
by BWW on May 21, 2017 in Raleigh

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/21/2017 for Raleigh (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/18 - NEXT TO NORMAL, BEAUTIFUL, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/18 - NEXT TO NORMAL, BEAUTIFUL, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on May 19, 2017 in Raleigh

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature NEXT TO NORMAL, HEDWIG, OKLAHOMA, BEAUTIFUL, and More! (more...)
BWW Review: 2017 Triangle Rising Star Awards BWW Review: 2017 Triangle Rising Star Awards
by Jeffrey Kare on May 17, 2017 in Raleigh

For the second year in a row, I had the great pleasure of attending the Triangle Rising Star Awards at the Durham Performing Arts Center. This regional competition brings together high school musical theater students from Central and Eastern North Carolina to perform and compete for the chance to represent the Triangle in The National High School Musical Theater Awards in New York City this summer on June 26th. The national competition celebrates outstanding student performances in high school musical productions from all over the United States. (more...)
BWW TV: Christine Dwyer of FINDING NEVERLAND National Tour BWW TV: Christine Dwyer of FINDING NEVERLAND National Tour
by Jeffrey Kare on May 16, 2017 in Raleigh

BWW TV: Christine Dwyer of FINDING NEVERLAND National Tour (more...)
A Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular Comes to DPAC This September A Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular Comes to DPAC This September
by BWW News Desk on May 15, 2017 in Raleigh

Paramount's Laser Spectacular, the smash hit multi-media laser and light show featuring the music of Pink Floyd illuminates DPAC on Saturday September 23, 2017. (more...)
Lewis Black to Bring New Rants to DPAC This Fall Lewis Black to Bring New Rants to DPAC This Fall
by BWW News Desk on May 15, 2017 in Raleigh

Following the highly successful 2016 leg of his THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES: THE NAKED TRUTH TOUR, Lewis Black's 2017 THE RANT, WHITE & BLUE TOUR will stop at DPAC on Friday November 17, 2017. (more...)
Yadkin Bank to Join Race 13.1 in North Carolina Series Yadkin Bank to Join Race 13.1 in North Carolina Series
by BWW News Desk on May 15, 2017 in Raleigh

Yadkin Bank to sponsor $1,000 giveaway at three spring races. Race 13.1 is pleased to announce that Yadkin Bank will join the Raleigh-based half marathon race series as the Official Bank for three spring events in Wilmington, Greensboro and Raleigh. Yadkin Bank will be the sponsor of a $1,000 giveaway at the Race 13.1 half marathon, 10k and 5k events to take place in Wilmington on February 21, Greensboro on May 15, and Raleigh on June 4. All three events are expected to attract 1,000-2,000 participants, who will each have an equal opportunity to win the giveaway at the completion of the event. One runner will be chosen at random to receive the $1,000 prize as a certificate of deposit or in a savings account at Yadkin Bank, determined at the sole discretion of Race 13.1. 'Yadkin Bank is proud to partner as the Official Bank of Race 13.1,' said Regional President Chris Moore. 'Enhancing the quality of life through a sense of community, family, and wellness are shared principles among both organizations and we look forward to supporting these exciting events.' Yadkin Bank and Race 13.1 were a natural fit for the partnership, as each institution strives to offer best-in-class customer service in their respective fields and give back to their communities. 'We're thrilled to partner with Yadkin Bank in multiple markets,' said John Kane, Founder and CEO of Race 13.1. 'Both Race 13.1 and Yadkin Bank are committed to giving back in each community where our customers live, and that commonality makes this a great partnership for not only Race 13.1 and Yadkin Bank, but most importantly for each of our customers.' About Race 13.1 Based in Raleigh, NC with an office in Nashville, TN, Race 13.1 is a growing Sports Marketing and Events company that specializes in producing first-class running events throughout the country. In addition to the Wilmington, Greensboro and Raleigh events previously mentioned, Race 13.1 will produce an additional 20+ events in 10 states in 2016. Race 13.1 events aim to highlight the best of host cities, drive tourism traffic to local businesses and raise money to support local charities. Race 13.1 benefits entire families and communities - making a positive difference in each of its partnering cities. Contact: Charlie Mercer, President & COO, Race 13.1 Charlie@Race131.com, 919-803-9596 (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Raleigh - Week of 5/14/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Raleigh - Week of 5/14/2017
by BWW on May 14, 2017 in Raleigh

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/14/2017 for Raleigh (more...)
World Premiere of THE LUCKIEST PEOPLE by Meridith Friedman Comes to Curious Theatre Company World Premiere of THE LUCKIEST PEOPLE by Meridith Friedman Comes to Curious Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk on May 11, 2017 in Raleigh

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, celebrates the launch of The Luckiest People by Meridith Friedman, its 69th Rolling World Premiere. The play, which received the 2013-14 Annual Commission in collaboration with Curious Theatre Company, is currently running at  Core Member Curious Theatre Company (Denver, CO) through June 17, 2017. Over the next eight months, Actor's Theatre of Charlotte (NC, August 3-26, 2017), and Associate Member Stage Left Theatre (Chicago, IL, January 6-February 11, 2018) will continue the Roll. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/12 - LA CAGE AUX FOLLES in Singapore, LITTLE SHOP in Burmingham, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/12 - LA CAGE AUX FOLLES in Singapore, LITTLE SHOP in Burmingham, and More!
by BWW News Desk on May 12, 2017 in Raleigh

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature LE CAGE AUX FOLLES in Singapore, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS in Birmingham, IN THE HEIGHTS in Connecticut and More! (more...)
HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE IN CONCERT Adds Second Show in Raleigh HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE IN CONCERT Adds Second Show in Raleigh
by BWW News Desk on May 10, 2017 in Raleigh

The Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts announced today that the North Carolina Symphony will perform Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in Concert on September 15 & 16, 2017 as part of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series. (more...)
DANCING WITH THE STARS LIVE Adds July Show at DPAC DANCING WITH THE STARS LIVE Adds July Show at DPAC
by BWW News Desk on May 08, 2017 in Raleigh

By popular demand an additional show has been added for the hottest dance show on TV, Dancing with Stars Live!, at DPAC on Sunday July 2 at 5pm.  This is in addition to their 8:30pm performance on Sunday July 2, 2017. (more...)
Big Egos, Bigger Hair! ROCK OF AGES Coming to Cary's Booth Amphitheatre Big Egos, Bigger Hair! ROCK OF AGES Coming to Cary's Booth Amphitheatre
by BWW News Desk on May 08, 2017 in Raleigh

Theatre Raleigh and Cary's Booth Amphitheatre have partnered for the rock/jukebox musical- Rock of Ages on September 7th- 10th. (more...)
BWW TV: Terra C. MacLeod of CHICAGO National Tour BWW TV: Terra C. MacLeod of CHICAGO National Tour
by Jeffrey Kare on May 08, 2017 in Raleigh

BWW TV: Terra C. MacLeod of CHICAGO National Tour (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Raleigh - Week of 5/07/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Raleigh - Week of 5/07/2017
by BWW on May 07, 2017 in Raleigh

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/07/2017 for Raleigh (more...)
31st NALAC Regional Arts Training Workshop Opens Next Month 31st NALAC Regional Arts Training Workshop Opens Next Month
by BWW News Desk on May 05, 2017 in Raleigh

This is a friendly note to save the date and register for the 31st NALAC Regional Arts Training Workshop next month in Charlotte-- a key opportunity for artists, cultural workers, organizers, educators, activists, and allies from across the region to network, learn, and build together.  (more...)
David Sedaris Coming to Duke Energy Center This Fall David Sedaris Coming to Duke Energy Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk on May 05, 2017 in Raleigh

David Sedaris, author of the previous bestsellers Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, and regular National Public Radio contributor will be appearing for one night only at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts on October 23, 2017 at 8:00pm, following the release of his newest book, Theft By Finding Diaries (1977 - 2002). His new book is a collection of diaries that will be released on May 30, 2017. (more...)
A Prince Band Reunion to Rock Salisbury A Prince Band Reunion to Rock Salisbury
by BWW News Desk on May 02, 2017 in Raleigh

The untimely passing of one of music's most innovative and daring performers shook the music industry and the world. On April 21, 2016 Prince passed away in his Paisley Park residence at the age of 57. Now a year later, his friends and bandmates gather to honor his legacy. (more...)