SWEAT is the human interest story behind the headlines that resonates and is a telling sign of the times nearly a decade after the play takes place. Read what Kim Jackson has to say about The Justice Theater Project’s production.
Pure Life Theatre’s production of Peter Manos’ play LOVING seamlessly blends an important history lesson with an intimate love story. Read what Kim Jackson has to say.
The Bulldog Ensemble Theater production of Howard Craft’s Orange Light delivers not only an emotional tribute to the people who perished in the 1991 Imperial Foods fire in Hamlet, North Carolina but also a piercing indictment of how the aftermath was handled by those who had the power to affect change. Read what Kim Jackson has to say about the production.
Most of us are too busy to confront our own mortality unless forced to by circumstances, but EVERYBODY presents a compelling argument that maybe we should be thinking about it. Read what else Kim Jackson has to say about the PlayMakers’ production of EVERYBODY.
In the Raleigh Little Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, Director Patrick Torres creates an engaging visual spectacle merged with powerful performances that deliver an unexpectedly sensory dramatic experience. Read Kim Jackson’s review of the production.
The play is a fictionalized drama inspired by the 2006 Nickel Mines schoolhouse shooting of 10 Amish girls (five died) with the emphasis on the aftermath and the experience of trauma by various members of the Lancaster County community. Read Kim Jackson’s review of the PlayMakers Repertory Company production.
Similar to Shakespeare, the musical Camelot by Alan J. Lerner and Frederick Loewe, offers ample opportunities for creative interpretation. Read Kim Jackson’s review of the Burning Coal Theatre production.
The holiday season ushers in a sleigh full of traditions, including the requisite shows reflecting uplifting tales of reconciliation. That sweet sentimentality takes center stage with North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre’s (NRACT’s) production of Fruitcakes by Julian Wiles. Read Kim Jackson’s review.
After 15 seasons, Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern presents as its final show Céline Dion Live at the Gaza Strip, a cabaret conceived and directed by Jaybird O’Berski. Read Kim Jackson’s review of Little Green Pig’s final show.