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Now Playing Onstage in Raleigh - Week of 11/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Raleigh - Week of 11/20/2017
by BWW on November 20, 2017 in Raleigh

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/20/2017 for Raleigh (more...)
Joe Rogan Adds Second Show at DPAC Joe Rogan Adds Second Show at DPAC
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017 in Raleigh

By popular demand, an additional show for Joe Rogan has been added at DPAC on January 27, 2018 at 10:30pm. A stand-up comedian for more than 20 years, Joe Rogan sells out theaters internationally with his inquisitive and intense comedic style. With his popularity still on the rise, Rogan will come to DPAC for one night for two shows on Saturday January 27, 2018 at 8:00pm and 10:30pm. (more...)
Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards; Cape Fear's DREAMGIRLS Leads as Best Musical! Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards; Cape Fear's DREAMGIRLS Leads as Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017 in Raleigh

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)
Jerry Seinfeld Adds Second Show At DPAC On March 15, 2018 Jerry Seinfeld Adds Second Show At DPAC On March 15, 2018
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017 in Raleigh

America's premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, will be performing his signature stand-up routine at DPAC. Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere. Seinfeld now sets his sights on performing both nationally and internationally in 2018. His tour will visit DPAC on March 15 at 7:00pm & 9:30pm. (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 November 17, 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 today November 17, 2017. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/17 - MARGARITAVILLE, LES MIS, WAITRESS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/17 - MARGARITAVILLE, LES MIS, WAITRESS and More!
by BWW Special on November 17, 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 BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and more! (more...)
William Peace Theatre Hosts THE WILD PARTY William Peace Theatre Hosts THE WILD PARTY
by BWW News Desk on November 16, 2017 in Raleigh

It's the Jazz Age, and a parade of misfits and social outcasts have a party. William Peace Theatre brings the 1920's to life in Andrew Lippa's The Wild Party, November 16 - 19 in Kenan Auditorium in the Browne-McPherson building on campus at 15 E. Peace St., Raleigh. (more...)
BWW Review: North Carolina Theatre's GYPSY BWW Review: North Carolina Theatre's GYPSY
by Jeffrey Kare on November 15, 2017 in Raleigh

Loosely based on the 1957 memoir by renowned stripetease artist Gypsy Rose Lee, Gypsy follows the dreams and efforts of her mother, Rose, who raises two daughters to perform onstage and casts an affectionate eye on the hardships of show business life. The idea to musicalize this story came about when producer David Merrick read a chapter of Lee's memoirs in Harper's Magazine. From there, he quickly got in touch with her in order to obtain the rights. (more...)
Bon Iver Adds Second Show at DPAC This November Bon Iver Adds Second Show at DPAC This November
by BWW News Desk on November 14, 2017 in Raleigh

By popular demand, Bon Iver has added a second show at DPAC on November 14, 2017. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at PINKALICIOUS at Flat Rock Playhouse Photo Flash: First Look at PINKALICIOUS at Flat Rock Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on November 13, 2017 in Raleigh

Pinkalicious is playing now through November 19th and Flat Rock Playhouse. Pinkalicious can't stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor's office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe a dream come true for this pink loving enthusiast. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this pink predicament. Based on The New York Times best selling picture book. (more...)
EbzB Productions Honored with 2017 Hardee-Rives Award for Dramatic Arts EbzB Productions Honored with 2017 Hardee-Rives Award for Dramatic Arts
by BWW News Desk on November 12, 2017 in Raleigh

EbzB Productions, Inc, has been chosen by the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association, North Carolina's venerated and oldest civic organization, as the winner of the 2017 Hardee-Rives Award For Dramatic Arts. This award is presented in recognition of excellent, exemplary work in and significant contribution and service to the dramatic arts in North Carolina. (more...)
FatMouth Improv Presents a Night of Comedy FatMouth Improv Presents a Night of Comedy
by BWW News Desk on November 12, 2017 in Raleigh

FatMouth Improv Presents, Back in My Day Join FatMouth for an evening of comedy where we will explore nostalgia. Bring us sentimental relics from your past such as an old game, a camera, comic books, music, or your yearbook, and we'll use them to inspire scenes. (more...)
BWW Interview: David Burnham on his Return to Garner Performing Arts Center BWW Interview: David Burnham on his Return to Garner Performing Arts Center
by Jeffrey Kare on November 13, 2017 in Raleigh

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Jerry Seinfeld Comes To DPAC March 2018; Tickets On Sale Next Week Jerry Seinfeld Comes To DPAC March 2018; Tickets On Sale Next Week
by BWW News Desk on November 10, 2017 in Raleigh

America's premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, will be performing his signature stand-up routine at DPAC. (more...)
Raleigh Little Theatre's 34th CINDERELLA Continues to Be A Community Tradition Raleigh Little Theatre's 34th CINDERELLA Continues to Be A Community Tradition
by BWW News Desk on November 09, 2017 in Raleigh

Raleigh Little Theatre presents its 34th annual production of Cinderella, directed by Nancy and Rod Rich, running from December 1 - 17. Based on the fairy tale by Charles Perrault, this version from the Prince Street Players is adapted by Jim Eiler. Cinderella has been entrancing audiences of all ages for thirty-four years with its spectacles of comedic repertoire and phenomenal character dynamics. (more...)
VINTAGE FAN FAIR to Bring Nostalgia to North Carolina State Fairgrounds VINTAGE FAN FAIR to Bring Nostalgia to North Carolina State Fairgrounds
by BWW News Desk on November 10, 2017 in Raleigh

The first-annual retro event, Vintage Fan Fair will be held on November 10-11, 2017 (Veterans Day holiday) indoors at the Holshauser Building at the NC State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Dr. Raleigh, NC. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/10 - BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/10 - BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and More!
by BWW Special on November 10, 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 BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and more! (more...)
PlayMakers presents DOT, 11/22- 12/10 PlayMakers presents DOT, 11/22- 12/10
by BWW News Desk on November 08, 2017 in Raleigh

PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly presents the regional premiere of Dot by playwright/actor Colman Domingo ( Fear the Walking Dead, Wild With Happy ). Directed by Nicole A. Watson in her PlayMakers directorial debut, the production features PlayMakers' acclaimed company member Kathryn Hunter-Williams in the title role of Dot, and welcomes new company member Samuel Ray Gates. Dot runs from November 22 to December 10, 2017. (more...)
North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre presents IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE RADIO SHOW North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre presents IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE RADIO SHOW
by BWW News Desk on November 08, 2017 in Raleigh

North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre (NRACT) is proud to announce It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play as their 2017 holiday show. This beloved American classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage and foley artists creating live sound effects, the story of an idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve. (more...)
BWW TV: Sidney DuPont of North Carolina Theatre's GYPSY BWW TV: Sidney DuPont of North Carolina Theatre's GYPSY
by Jeffrey Kare on November 08, 2017 in Raleigh

From November 14th-19th, North Carolina Theatre will be presenting one of great works of the American musical theatre, Gypsy at the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium. I recently had the great pleasure of stopping by rehearsal to interview actor, Sidney DuPont, who will be appearing in the production as Tulsa. (more...)
John Cleese to Answer Absurd Questions After 'HOLY GRAIL' Screening at DPAC John Cleese to Answer Absurd Questions After 'HOLY GRAIL' Screening at DPAC
by BWW News Desk on November 08, 2017 in Raleigh

Living comedy legend, John Cleese, is heading in your general direction for a live and truly unforgettable evening of conversation and audience Q&A on November 8 at DPAC. Absurd and/or ridiculous questions only, please. A limited number of VIP tickets will be available which include a photo opportunity with John. (more...)
Voting Now Open For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards! Voting Now Open For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards!
by BWW News Desk on November 06, 2017 in Raleigh

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)
THE CAPITOL STEPS Are Coming to the Carolina Theatre THE CAPITOL STEPS Are Coming to the Carolina Theatre
by BWW News Desk on November 04, 2017 in Raleigh

The Capitol Steps (www.capsteps.com), America's premiere political-musical-satire troupe to appear at the Carolina Theatre in Durham today, November 4th. (more...)
The Gibson Brothers Bring IN THE GROUND Tour to High Point Theatre The Gibson Brothers Bring IN THE GROUND Tour to High Point Theatre
by BWW News Desk on November 03, 2017 in Raleigh

The Gibson Brothers, are currently on the road with their latest release In The Ground. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/02 - THE LITTLE MERMAID, THE LION KING, SOMETHING ROTTEN and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/02 - THE LITTLE MERMAID, THE LION KING, SOMETHING ROTTEN and More!
by BWW Special on November 03, 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 THE LITTLE MERMAID, THE LION KING, SOMETHING ROTTEN and More! (more...)