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The O'Jays with The Dramatics Coming to DPAC on 11/18 The O'Jays with The Dramatics Coming to DPAC on 11/18
by BWW News Desk on September 25, 2017 in Raleigh

Rock n' Roll Hall of Famers The O'Jays are best known for bringing their unique style of Philly Soul to the pop charts, with hits like Back Stabbers and Love Train . The O'Jays will perform at DPAC on Saturday, November 18, 2017. Joining them will be smooth R&B vocal group The Dramatics. (more...)
Triad Stage Joins Forces with Community Organizations to Reinvent SOUTH PACIFIC Triad Stage Joins Forces with Community Organizations to Reinvent SOUTH PACIFIC
by BWW News Desk on September 25, 2017 in Raleigh

When the Broadway musical South Pacific premiered in 1949, its commentary on race and depiction of relationships between different ethnicities was such a striking departure from the genre that critics and audiences alike deemed it inappropriate. In similar fashion, the southeast regional professional theater Triad Stage seeks not just to repeat plays, but to reimagine them. And it is doing just that with South Pacific, which runs Sept. 17 - Oct. 15 in Greensboro, North Carolina. (more...)
NOT SO CLASSICAL, Featuring Ken Jeong, Premieres This Week in Greensboro NOT SO CLASSICAL, Featuring Ken Jeong, Premieres This Week in Greensboro
by BWW News Desk on September 25, 2017 in Raleigh

The internationally renowned Greensboro Symphony (Music Director, Dmitry Sitkovetsky) launches their 58th season with an entirely new concept of experiencing classical music: Not So Classical - a hybrid film/live concert performance produced & directed by internationally acclaimed filmmaker David Donnelly. (more...)
Yolanda Rabun Returns to Theatre Raleigh, 9/30 Yolanda Rabun Returns to Theatre Raleigh, 9/30
by BWW News Desk on September 22, 2017 in Raleigh

Raleigh's own celebrated National Recording Artist, Yolanda Rabun, is back in the Kennedy Theatre by popular demand! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/22 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/22 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More!
by BWW Special on September 22, 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 HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More! (more...)
PlayMakers Rep's Vivienne Benesch Receives Prestigious Zelda Fichandler Award PlayMakers Rep's Vivienne Benesch Receives Prestigious Zelda Fichandler Award
by BWW News Desk on September 21, 2017 in Raleigh

Vivienne Benesch, Producing Artistic Director of PlayMakers Repertory Company, is the recipient of the 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award, given by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation. (more...)
Playmakers Rep's Vivienne Benesch Receives SDCF's 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award Playmakers Rep's Vivienne Benesch Receives SDCF's 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award
by BWW News Desk on September 20, 2017 in Raleigh

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) announces that Vivienne Benesch, of Playmakers Repertory Theater (Chapel Hill, NC), is the recipient of the 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Raleigh - Week of 9/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Raleigh - Week of 9/20/2017
by BWW on September 20, 2017 in Raleigh

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/20/2017 for Raleigh (more...)
Diana Krall Returns to DPAC on 2/17 Diana Krall Returns to DPAC on 2/17
by BWW News Desk on September 19, 2017 in Raleigh

Multiple GRAMMY Award-winning jazz pianist and world-renowned singer, Diana Krall will return to North America in January for the third US leg of her Turn Up The Quiet World Tour. Diana Krall will perform at DPAC on Saturday February 17, 2018. (more...)
HARRY POTTER FILM CONCERT SERIES Returns to Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts HARRY POTTER FILM CONCERT SERIES Returns to Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk on September 19, 2017 in Raleigh

The Harry Potter Film Concert Series returns to Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts with Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in Concert, the second film in the Harry Potter series. (more...)
YEAR OF THE ROOSTER Opens at CoHo Season 22, 10/27 YEAR OF THE ROOSTER Opens at CoHo Season 22, 10/27
by BWW News Desk on September 15, 2017 in Raleigh

Year of the Rooster is a furious, foul-mouthed, comedic attack on heavy-weight subjects like rural poverty, animal cruelty and toxic masculinity in America. (more...)
Ailey II Announces 2017-18 World Tour with Stops in Atlanta, France, Spain and More Ailey II Announces 2017-18 World Tour with Stops in Atlanta, France, Spain and More
by BWW News Desk on September 16, 2017 in Raleigh

Ailey II kicks off a 32-city world tour this Today, September 16th, continuing through March 11th. (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 September 15, 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...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More!
by BWW Special on September 15, 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 Dreamgirls, The Odd Couple, The Book of Mormon, and more! (more...)
Raleigh Little Theatre to Present GRACE FOR PRESIDENT This Fall Raleigh Little Theatre to Present GRACE FOR PRESIDENT This Fall
by BWW News Desk on September 13, 2017 in Raleigh

One day in class, Grace Campbell discovered that there has never been a female president. Frustrated by the lack of female faces in the White House, Grace decides she wants to be president and inspires a school election. Raleigh Little Theatre's production of 'Grace for President' opens at the North Carolina Museum of History, in Daniels Auditorium, on Friday, October 13, 2017. (more...)
Ailey II Announces 2017-18 World Tour with Stops in Atlanta, France, Spain and More Ailey II Announces 2017-18 World Tour with Stops in Atlanta, France, Spain and More
by BWW News Desk on September 13, 2017 in Raleigh

Ailey II kicks off a 32-city world tour this Saturday, September 16th, continuing through March 11th. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Bekah Brunstetter's THE CAKE at PlayMakers Photo Flash: First Look at Bekah Brunstetter's THE CAKE at PlayMakers
by BWW News Desk on September 13, 2017 in Raleigh

PlayMakers Repertory Company presents the regional premiere of 'The Cake' by Carolina alum Bekah Brunstetter (NBC's This is Us writer/producer), on stage from Sept.13 to Oct. 1 at the Center for Dramatic Art on Country Club Road. The production is directed by Carolina alumnus Jeffrey Meanza, who returns to PlayMakers to make his main stage directorial debut. (more...)
Acoustic Rock Maestros Rodrigo y Gabriela Come to DPAC 11/19 Acoustic Rock Maestros Rodrigo y Gabriela Come to DPAC 11/19
by BWW News Desk on September 12, 2017 in Raleigh

Mexican acoustic rock maestros Rodrigo y Gabriela are set to continue their triumphant US tour, as they celebrate the tenth anniversary re-release of their classic self-titled break-out album. They will bring their innovative and explosive performance to DPAC on November 19, 2017. Marc Scibilia will open the show. (more...)
PlayMakers Rep to Present THE CAKE by Carolina Alumna Bekah Brunstetter PlayMakers Rep to Present THE CAKE by Carolina Alumna Bekah Brunstetter
by BWW News Desk on September 13, 2017 in Raleigh

PlayMakers Repertory Company will present the regional premiere of 'The Cake' by Carolina alumna Bekah Brunstetter (NBC's This is Us writer/producer), on stage from September 13 to October 1, 2017. (more...)
Yarn/Wire to Tour to CA, NY, Norway, Belgium, Ireland and More in 2017-18 Yarn/Wire to Tour to CA, NY, Norway, Belgium, Ireland and More in 2017-18
by BWW News Desk on September 13, 2017 in Raleigh

New York-based percussion and piano quartet Yarn/Wire announced their 12th concert season, which includes performances and residencies in Norway, California, Belgium, Luxembourg, Massachusetts, South & North Carolina, Rhode Island, Texas, Ireland and New York. (more...)
Comedian John Mulaney Adds Second KID GORGEOUS Show at DPAC Comedian John Mulaney Adds Second KID GORGEOUS Show at DPAC
by BWW News Desk on September 11, 2017 in Raleigh

By popular demand an additional show for John Mulaney has been added at DPAC on Friday, January 26, 2018 at 10pm. (more...)
Honest Pint Theatre Co. and Sweet Tea Shakespeare Team for KING LEAR This Fall Honest Pint Theatre Co. and Sweet Tea Shakespeare Team for KING LEAR This Fall
by BWW News Desk on September 08, 2017 in Raleigh

Honest Pint Theatre Co. in partnership with Sweet Tea Shakespeare presents KING LEAR. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/8 - FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/8 - FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More!
by BWW Special on September 08, 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 FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More! (more...)
Triad Stage Announces Full Cast for SOUTH PACIFIC Triad Stage Announces Full Cast for SOUTH PACIFIC
by BWW News Desk on September 07, 2017 in Raleigh

Triad Stage, in partnership with UNC Greensboro, brings to life one of Broadway's most iconic musicals. (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 September 07, 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...)