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Video: First Look At GATSBY'S PROHIBITION PARTY at Theatre Raleigh
by Joshua Wright - April 23, 2024


Get a first look at Theatre Raleigh's immersive theatrical performance and cocktail experience - Gatsby's Prohibition Party - on stage from April 24-28, 2024.

Cast Set For Disney's THE LION KING at DPAC
by Stephi Wild - April 22, 2024


Casting has been announced for the DPAC engagement of Disney's The Lion King.

Brevard Music Center Appoints Nicholas Tzavaras As Senior Director Of Artistic Planning & Educational Programs
by Stephi Wild - April 22, 2024


Brevard Music Center has announced the appointment of Nicholas Tzavaras to the position of Senior Director of Artistic Planning & Educational Programs, effective June 1, 2024.

Student Blog: The Show Must Go On!
by Student Blogger: Carly Galbreth - April 21, 2024


How do a broken pit, unfinished set, and a sick actor result in six incredible performances of Urinetown (the musical!)? Love, determination, and a bit of theatre magic!

HADESTOWN, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, and More Set For 2024-25 Season at the Wilson Center
by Stephi Wild - April 17, 2024


The 2024-2025 PNC Broadway and the Beach season has been announced for the Wilson Center at Cape Fear Community College. The season will kick off this October and run through next June for a total of 8 productions.

Lewis Black Comes to DPAC in October
by Stephi Wild - April 16, 2024


After 35+ years of touring, two-time Grammy Award winning comedian Lewis Black is parking his tour bus for good after this year, marking the end of his legendary world touring career. But, before he ends this final tour, he’s added more dates to his 2024 roster, including a show at DPAC on Friday, October 25, 2024. 

Photos: First Look At The World Premiere Of THE GAME at PlayMakers Repertory Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 11, 2024


Get a first look at photos of PlayMakers Repertory Company's The Game! Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.

Video: First Look at Theatre Raleigh's TICK, TICK… BOOM! Directed By Original Cast Member Amy Spanger
by Joshua Wright - April 10, 2024


Get a first look at Theatre Raleigh's first MainStage show of the 2024 season now on stage - Tick, Tick...Boom! The production is Directed by original cast member, Broadway veteran, Amy Spanger!

Interview: Bekah Brunstetter on PlayMakers' THE GAME and Broadway's THE NOTEBOOK
by Jeffrey Kare - April 09, 2024


Bekah Brunstetter is a native of North Carolina who just so happens to be a prolific playwright. Among her works are F*CKING ART, I USED TO WRITE ON WALLS, BE A GOOD LITTLE WIDOW, GOING TO A PLACE WHERE YOU ALREADY ARE, and THE CAKE.

Pete Davidson PREHAB Tour Comes To The Martin Marietta Center For The Performing Arts This June
by A.A. Cristi - April 08, 2024


Catch comedian Pete Davidson on his Prehab Tour at the Martin Marietta Center for the Performing Arts on June 30. Don't miss this night of laughter and entertainment.

Blue Box Theatre Company to Present TITAN ARUM in May
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 04, 2024


Blue Box Theatre Company will present Titan Arum. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.

Spotlight: TICK, TICK...BOOM! at Theatre Raleigh
by BWW Special Offer - April 04, 2024


Tick, Tick...Boom! playing at Theatre Raleigh Arts Center

THE DPAC RISING STAR AWARDS To Celebrate High School Musical Theatre This May
by A.A. Cristi - April 01, 2024


DPAC has announced that The DPAC Rising Star Awards, central North Carolina's High School Musical Theatre Awards will take place on May 9th, 2024 at 7:30 PM with host, Clay Aiken.

Julie Benko Will Star in Theatre Raleigh's Production of JANE EYRE
by Stephi Wild - April 01, 2024


Award-winning Broadway performer Julie Benko, who recently appeared as Fanny Brice in the Broadway revival of 'Funny Girl,' will star as Jane Eyre in Theatre Raleigh's upcoming production from May 29, 2024 to June 9, 2024.

Spotlight: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Temple Theatre
by BWW Special Offer - March 29, 2024


Million Dollar Quartet is coming to Temple Theatre!

JERSEY BOYS To Take The Stage At Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance
by A.A. Cristi - March 27, 2024


Experience the Broadway sensation JERSEY BOYS at Theatre Alliance this Spring. Follow the journey of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons from blue-collar kids to pop-music legends.

New Hospitality Lounge Opens at the Martin Marietta Center for the Performing Arts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - March 27, 2024


The Martin Marietta Center for the Performing Arts has officially unveiled a new pre-show hospitality space.

Video: Inside Rehearsals for Theatre Raleigh's TICK, TICK… BOOM! Directed By Original Cast Member Amy Spanger
by Joshua Wright - March 25, 2024


Check out this sneak peek of Theatre Raleigh's first MainStage show of the 2024 season now in rehearsal - Tick, Tick...Boom! The production is Directed by original cast member, Broadway veteran, Amy Spanger!

Air Supply Coming To DPAC On August 17, 2024
by A.A. Cristi - March 21, 2024


Experience the timeless hits of AIR SUPPLY live at DPAC this August 2024. Join the iconic duo for a memorable night of music and nostalgia.

Honest Pint Theatre Co. to Present Regional Premiere of Bess Wohl's GRAND HORIZONS
by Blair Ingenthron - March 20, 2024


Honest Pint Theatre Company will present the regional premiere of GRAND HORIZONS, a play by Bess Wohl, directed by Susannah Hough, from May 17 - June 1, 2024. Learn more about the production here!

Dusty Slay Brings THE NIGHT SHIFT TOUR To The Martin Marietta Center in August
by Stephi Wild - March 20, 2024


With all-new material following the success of his first full-hour comedy special for Netflix, Workin' Man, streaming now, comedian Dusty Slay is adding more chances to see him live across the country. Slay's The Night Shift Tour will be in Raleigh at the Martin Marietta Center for the Performing Arts on August 23.

GOLDEN WEST GALA Comes to the North Carolina Opera
by Stephi Wild - March 20, 2024


North Carolina Opera has announced its highly anticipated 'Golden West Gala,' a dazzling evening of music, glamour, and philanthropy, scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 6, 2024 at The Pavilion at The Angus Barn.

Review: MRS. DOUBTFIRE National Tour at Durham Performing Arts Center
by Jeffrey Kare - March 20, 2024


Based on Chris Columbus’ 1993 Academy Award-winning film of the same name adapted from Anne Fine’s 1987 novel titled Alias Madame Doubtfire. This musical follows Daniel Hillard, an out-of-work actor who loses custody of his kids in a divorce. So he masquerades as Scottish nanny Euphegenia Doubtfire to stay in their lives. This was the second in an unofficial trilogy of Broadway musicals adapted from classic movies about men disguising themselves as women. In 2019, we got Tootsie. In 2022, we got Some Like It Hot.

Student Blog: The Busy Life of a Theatre Student
by Student Blogger: Carly GALBRETH - March 18, 2024


Juggling classes, rehearsals, work, and friendships can be very difficult in college, especially as a theatre major. This semester, I’m taking two theatre classes, two politics classes, two voice lessons, and I’m singing in choir. In addition to the time I spend physically in classes, each demands significant work outside of class. Over the past semester, I’ve developed a few tools that help me prioritize all of my responsibilities that I want to share.

Durham's Hillside High School Drama Department to Present ANNIE This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - March 15, 2024


Catch the season finale of Hillside High School Drama Department's 2023-2024 season with the classic children's musical, ANNIE.



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