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Taryn Oesch

Taryn Oesch Taryn is a copyeditor and freelance writer in Raleigh, where she is a behind-the-scenes member of the theatre community. Her favorite plays/musicals are Next to Normal, Wicked, and anything by Agatha Christie. In her spare time, she writes fiction and drama, plays the piano, coaches baseball with the Miracle League, and battles for apartment space with her growing collection of books. You can check out her work at and follow her on Twitter at @tarynoesch.



BWW Review: RENT's 20th Anniversary Tour Plays at DPAC
October 13, 2016

The 20th anniversary tour of Rent plays at the Durham Performing Arts Center October 12-16.

BWW Preview: RENT's 20th Anniversary Tour Comes to the Triangle
September 21, 2016

The 20th anniversary tour of Rent plays at the Durham Performing Arts Center October 11-16.

September 14, 2016

'Kinky Boots' plays at DPAC through September 18

BWW Preview: KINKY BOOTS Comes to Durham
August 30, 2016

Kinky Boots' National Tour Comes to DPAC

BWW Preview: NEWSIES Heads to DPAC
August 8, 2016

National Tour of Newsies Heads to DPAC. Preview with Stephen Michael Langton

BWW Review: I WISH YOU A BOAT - Ward Theatre Company Explores Immigration, Class in Historical Play
August 3, 2016

In any election year but especially this one, certain topics are fraught with emotion and high stakes. Immigration is one of those topics, and theatre is a way to approach it safely but meaningfully. As a theatre company that recently emigrated back to the United States from Australia, Ward Theatre Company is perhaps exceptionally well suited to explore immigration on the stage, and it does so through "I Wish You a Boat," its original and trademark production.

BWW Review: STEEL MAGNOLIAS at Theatre Raleigh
July 29, 2016

What better way to spend a hot summer night than seeing "Steel Magnolias" at Theatre Raleigh's Hot Summer Nights? Theatre Raleigh's summer series is beginning to wind down, but it's definitely not cooling off. July 27 was opening night of its production of "Steel Magnolias," the play by Robert Harling

BWW Review: Local Theatres Prepare the Next Generation
July 27, 2016

The summer teen theatre programs at Raleigh Little Theatre and PlayMakers Repertory Company prepare the next generation of theatre professionals while producing outstanding performances of 'Bay Boy' and 'Violet.'

TheatreFest Celebrates the Queen of Mystery
July 14, 2016

North Carolina State University is internationally known for its engineering and technology programs as well as its veterinary hospital. None of these disciplines is typically associated with the arts, but NC State puts great effort into developing its arts programs, especially theatre.