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Review: Musical Theatre West Brings MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Back to Life in Long Beach

More like one elongated impromptu jam session than a typical musical, Musical Theatre West's new production of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET doesn't involve a complex storyline, but instead focuses on imagining what it must have been like to be in the room where music history happened. The resulting concert-like jukebox musical is a rollicking good time.
Musical Theatre West Presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, Open Now

Get ready to rock with Musical Theatre West's (MTW) electrifying production of Million Dollar Quartet in Long Beach, which opened this weekend April 13th.
Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Bank Of America Performing Arts Center Kavli Theatre

5-Star Theatricals does superb work capturing the charisma and characters of these great rock and country legends, and the music and energy of the show is breathtaking, jubilant and infectious.  Million Dollar Quartet has one extraordinary songbook.  You don’t want to miss this show.
Photo Exclusive: First Look At 5-Star Theatricals' MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

See exclusive first look photos of 5-STAR THEATRICALS rockin' production of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, opening tonight at the Kavli Theatre at the Bank of America Performing Arts Center.
5-Star Theatricals Opens 2024 Season With MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

5-STAR THEATRICALS will open its 2024 season with MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET next month. Performances run March 15 - March 24.
Single Tickets Are On Sale Now For Theatre Raleigh's THE 1940S RADIO HOUR

Single tickets are now on sale for Theatre Raleigh’s production of 'The 1940s Radio Hour,' a family-friendly musical that is perfect for holiday outings, from Dec. 13-24; prices range from $30-$50.
Photo Flash: First Look at JULIUS CAESAR at PlayMakers

The Bard's classic play of politics and power hits the stage at PlayMakers for the first time ever. When Julius Caesar's heroic magnetism tips the scale and threatens to undo four centuries of republican rule in Rome, a small band of patriots determine to put things right. But is their “right” any better?
BWW Review: RAGTIME, PlayMakers Repertory Company

RAGTIME is a musical that is as relevant now as it was in 1998 when it premiered and the production currently on at PlayMakers Repertory Company makes that abundantly clear. While the show might be set in the state of New York in 1906, it makes statements about immigration, race relations, corrupt justice, and women's rights that continue to ring true today. Director Zi Alikhan stages the show as you've never seen before, cutting away the period clothing and elaborate setting to focus on its brilliant music and lyrics and the poignant themes it explores. The new 360 degree theatre layout puts the audience firmly into the action, letting them get even closer to the characters than in a normal show. 
Photo Flash: Take a Look at Production Photos From RAGTIME at PlayMakers Repertory Company

 PlayMakers Repertory Company presents Zi Alikhan's innovative staging of Ragtime, the musical by Terrance McNally, Stephen Flaherty, and Lynn Ahrens. Ragtime stars Hamilton's Fergie L. Philippe and Theatre Raleigh's Lauren Kennedy and began previews last night (Nov 20). With press opening on Saturday, November 23 at 8:00pm, the show runs through December 15.
Photo Flash: PlayMakers Repertory Company Presents Nambi E. Kelley's NATIVE SON

PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly opens its 2019/20 Mainstage season with Nambi E. Kelley's powerful and heart-stopping adaptation of Richard Wright's “Native Son”. Directed by Colette Robert, and featuring original music by G. Clausen, the production runs from September 11 to 29, 2019. 
Heritage Theatre Festival's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET To Feature National Tour Directors And Talent

Heritage Theatre Festival is preparing to get its 2019 season off to a rocking start with the Tony Award-winning musical Million Dollar Quartet. The show tells the story of the momentous night of December 4, 1956, when legendary Sun Studios owner Sam Phillips brought together musical icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, and Jerry Lee Lewis for a one-time-only jam session for the ages.
BWW Review: Exquisite Storytelling Makes the PlayMakers' World Premiere of Charly Simpson's JUMP a Must-See

How many articles have you read in the last four years about high-profile celebrity suicides wherein family members and friends said, 'I had no idea'? And out of the 47,173 people in the United States who died by suicide in 2017 (according to the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention), what, if anything, could've kept these beloved fathers, mothers, sisters, brothers, sons, and daughters from taking that leap or wanting to disappear? Depression, grief, suicide, and mental illness are just some of the themes Charly Simpson explores in her new play JUMP, which opened at PlayMakers Repertory Company last weekend. The opening is part of a New Play National Network rolling world premiere that includes Milagro and Confrontation Theatre (Oregon), Shrewd Productions (Texas), and Actor's Express (Georgia). However, this is the first time the play has been fully staged, and this production sets the bar high for future productions.
Photo Flash: First Look at JUMP at PlayMakers Repertory Company

PlayMakers Repertory Company is proud to be the first theatre to participate in the National New Play Network rolling world premiere of "Jump," by emerging playwright Charly Evon Simpson. The production, directed by Whitney White in her PlayMakers debut, will run from January 23 to February 10, 2019 before continuing on to three additional theatres in 2019.
BWW Review: Dear Friend, SHE LOVES ME is an Old-Fashioned, Feel-Good, Sweet, Holiday Treat

Love is in the air at PlayMakers Repertory Company. That's because the musical romance SHE LOVES ME opened earlier this week at the Paul Green Theatre as a love letter to the Triangle to ring in the holiday season. It's a familiar story, especially to fans of the rom-com film genre. Boy and girl meet through a lonely-hearts club ad and begin corresponding through a series of letters. Little do the pair know that the object of their affection may be someone they already know, perhaps even a coworker at that shop around the corner. Inspired by the 1937 play PARFUMERIE by Miklos Laszlo, SHE LOVES ME opened on Broadway in 1963. Two revivals followed one in 1993 and the other in 2016. The latter revival, starring Laura Benanti, Zachary Levi, Jane Krakowski, and Gavin Creel, broke the Guinness World Record for being the first Broadway show to be live-streamed. If the plot sounds familiar, it just might be because Laszlo's 1937 play also spawned the 1940 Jimmy Stewart film 'The Shop Around the Corner,' the 1949 Judy Garland movie musical 'In the Good Old Summertime,' and the 1998 film, 'You've Got Mail,' starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan.
BIG FISH Comes To Downtown Raleigh

Based on the book by North Carolina's own Daniel Wallace and the hit movie - Big Fish tells the story of a father with incredible, larger-than-life stories and his son who is determined to find the truth behind his father's epic tales.
Theatre Raleigh Presents SIGNIFICANT OTHER

Watch four friends on their quest to find "the one', as they also realize that supporting the ones you love can be just as impossible as finding it, at the Kennedy Theatre June 13 -24.
Theatre Raleigh Presents SIGNIFICANT OTHER

Watch four friends on their quest to find 'the one', as they also realize that supporting the ones you love can be just as impossible as finding it, at the Kennedy Theatre June 13 -24.
Photo Flash: PlayMakers Rep Tackles Moliere's TARTUFFE

PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly presents Moliere's "Tartuffe," adapted by David Ball. The production is directed by Saheem Ali, in his PlayMakers directorial debut, and runs from February 3 to March 11, 2018 in rotating repertory with Lucas Hnath's "The Christians".
Photo Flash: First Look at DOT at PlayMakers Rep

It's Thanksgiving week, and PlayMakers is kicking off the holidays with Dot by Colman Domingo. This holiday season, the Shealys dare you not to laugh as they reconnect around their aging mother in the heart of a West Philly neighborhood, where they find that losing your memory and losing your mind are two completely different things.

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