Deep Dish Theater Company to Close Doors
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

After 15 years of producing plays in Chapel Hill, the Deep Dish Theater Company is closing its doors. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Brick Theater's THE UNCANNY VALLEY: A Trip Down The Technological Rabbit Hole
by Rachel Weinberg - Oct 9, 2014

'The Uncanny Valley' invites audiences to take a trip down the technological rabbit hole. Created and directed by University of North Carolina Chapel Hill professor Francesca Talenti, this new play makes for an unsettling evening at the theater - yet its overly moralistic tone prevents it from probing as deeply as it could. The play provides a twist on the concept of the uncanny valley - the idea that that which possesses human features and moves almost like a human being, but is slightly off, will have an effect of repulsion on the human viewer. (more...)

THE UNCANNY VALLEY Plays The Brick, Now thru 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

After a successful premiere in The Brick's 2014 Game Play Festival THE UNCANNY VALLEY, written and directed by Francesca Talenti will return to The Brick Theater (579 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn) for a limited two-week run today, October 8-19. (more...)

THE UNCANNY VALLEY to Play The Brick, 10/8-19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

After a successful premiere in The Brick's 2014 Game Play Festival THE UNCANNY VALLEY, written and directed by Francesca Talenti will return to The Brick Theater (579 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn) for a limited two-week run October 8-19. The production will feature a RoboThespian actor along with human actors Katja Hill and Alphonse Nicholson (Dominique Morisseau's Autumn's Harvest at Lincoln Center Theater). The creative team will include Puppeteer/Robot Manager Jim Bulluck, Software Designer Adrian Ilie, Robo Explorer Henry Fuchs, Set Designer David Navalinsky, Lighting Designer Kathy A. Perkins (Daniel Sullivan's In Real Life with Manhattan Theatre Club), and Stage Manager Alex James. (more...)

Deep Dish Theater to Present Workshop of Katja Hill's DEBRIS, 1/15-19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2013

Deep Dish Theater will present a developmental workshop of Debris, a new play written and performed by Katja Hill, January 15-19. Directed by Artistic Director Paul Frellick, the workshop continues the company's 13th season at University Mall. (more...)

PlayMakers Rep Presents SWEENEY TODD at Center for Dramatic Art, Now thru 7/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2013

A cast of young student actors will perform Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award-winning 'Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street' tonight, July 17-21 at the Center for Dramatic Art at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. (more...)

Common Ground Theatre to Welcome Katja Hill & Lormarev Jones for A NIGHT OF NEW SOLOS, 6/28-29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2013

Two Triangle theatre artists, Katja Hill and Lormarev Jones, join forces on July 28 & 29, 2013 to present a pair of solo shows at Common Ground Theatre. Jones and Hill, both deeply entrenched in the Triangle theatre scene, bring their own brand of humor and insight to their productions. Each show presents its own separate theme, and will be divided by an intermission. (more...)

PlayMakers Rep to Present SWEENEY TODD at Center for Dramatic Art, 7/17-21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2013

A cast of young student actors will perform Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award-winning "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" July 17-21 at the Center for Dramatic Art at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. (more...)

Common Ground Theatre Announces June Events
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2013

Common Ground Theatre (www.cgtheatre.com) is a performance and teaching space located in west Durham, offering performing arts and educational groups a flexible, well-equipped alternative space. The Theatre provides a convenient venue for Triangle audiences to experience the diversity of our area's arts and educational offerings. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at PlayMakers' IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PlAY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2012

This holiday season, PlayMakers Repertory Company will treat Triangle audiences to a family-friendly live version of a treasured holiday film with its production "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play" by Joe Landry. PlayMakers, the professional theater in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will present "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play" now through Dec. 16 in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC's Center for Dramatic Art on Country Club Road. Get a first look at the production in the photos below! (more...)

North Carolina Symphony Presents ROMEO AND JULIET, June 30, Cary, N.C.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2012

The North Carolina Symphony invites Triangle audiences to discover another side of Shakespeare later this month. The orchestra, led by Resident Conductor William Henry Curry, takes a Shakespeare motto to heart - "If music be the food of love, play on" - to present the greatest musical works inspired by The Bard. These famous selections are paired with favorite Shakespeare scenes, as performed professional actors from the Triangle. (more...)

North Carolina Symphony Presents ROMEO AND JULIET, June 30, Cary, N.C.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2012

The North Carolina Symphony invites Triangle audiences to discover another side of Shakespeare later this month. The orchestra, led by Resident Conductor William Henry Curry, takes a Shakespeare motto to heart - "If music be the food of love, play on" - to present the greatest musical works inspired by The Bard. These famous selections are paired with favorite Shakespeare scenes, as performed professional actors from the Triangle. (more...)

North Carolina Symphony Announces 2012/13 Summerfest and Pops Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2012

The North Carolina Symphony's popular outdoor concerts return for another season as the Rex Healthcare Summerfest Series brings thrilling music for relaxed listening to Cary's Booth Amphitheatre. This summer marks the 27th anniversary of performances at Regency Park and the orchestra's twelfth season in the stunning lakeside pavilion built by the Town of Cary. (more...)

North Carolina Symphony Presents SHAKESPEARE IN MUSIC, 4/28-5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2011

'If music be the food of love,' wrote Shakespeare, 'play on.' The North Carolina Symphony takes that famous command to five communities across the state, and offers concertgoers a unique way to commemorate the Royal Wedding on April 29 to boot. The orchestra, led by Music Director Grant Llewellyn and joined on stage by a pair of local professional actors, presents a glimpse of 'Shakespeare in Music,' April 28 - May 3. (more...)

North Carolina Symphony Presents SHAKESPEARE IN MUSIC, 4/28-5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2011

'If music be the food of love,' wrote Shakespeare, 'play on.' The North Carolina Symphony takes that famous command to five communities across the state, and offers concertgoers a unique way to commemorate the Royal Wedding on April 29 to boot. The orchestra, led by Music Director Grant Llewellyn and joined on stage by a pair of local professional actors, presents a glimpse of 'Shakespeare in Music,' April 28 - May 3. (more...)

Deep Dish Theater Hosts A Scene Study Course with Katja Hill
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2010

Take your turn in the spotlight as part of Deep Dish's scene study course of the multiple Tony award-winning play, God of Carnage, by Yasmina Reza, on Sundays from February 28 through March 21. Classes will be led by Katja Hill. (more...)

Deep Dish Theater Hosts A Scene Study Course with Katja Hill
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2010

Take your turn in the spotlight as part of Deep Dish's scene study course of the multiple Tony award-winning play, God of Carnage, by Yasmina Reza, on Sundays from February 28 through March 21. Classes will be led by Katja Hill. (more...)

Photo Flash: SUMMER AND SMOKE Ends Its Run At The Deep Dish Theater On 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2009

The Deep Dish Theater Company opened its 2009-2010 season with Summer and Smoke, Tennessee Williams? stirring drama of romantic yearning. Directed by Deep Dish Resident Director Tony Lea, the play ends its run September 19 at the company?s home in Chapel Hill?s University Mall. (more...)

Deep Dish Theatre Co Presents SUMMER AND SMOKE 8/28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2009

The Deep Dish Theater Company will open its 2009-2010 season with Summer and Smoke, Tennessee Williams' stirring drama of romantic yearning. Directed by Deep Dish Resident Director Tony Lea, the play will run from August 28 to September 19 at the company's home in Chapel Hill's University Mall. (more...)

Photo Flash: Deep Dish Theater Production of SUMMER AND SMOKE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2009

The Deep Dish Theater Company will open its 2009-2010 season with Summer and Smoke, Tennessee Williams' stirring drama of romantic yearning. Directed by Deep Dish Resident Director Tony Lea, the play will run from August 28 to September 19 at the company's home in Chapel Hill's University Mall. (more...)

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