Theater Reviews

Theater Review: Solid Performances Can’t Rescue ‘The Last 5 Years’

It’s hard to reconcile the Temple Theatre/RhinoLeap production of Jason Robert Brown’s THE LAST 5 YEARS. On the one hand, the performances are quite good and well worth seeing. On the other hand, the haphazardness of the show, from its structure to some of the creative choices, is puzzling. Read Lauren Van Hemert’s RDU on Stage review of the Temple Theatre/RhinoLeap production of Jason Robert Brown’s THE LAST 5 YEARS.

Theater Review: Raleigh Little Theatre’s Production of ‘Cinderella’ is Big, Beautiful, and Beginning to Move in the Right Direction

It takes more than a team of mice and a Fairy Godmother to get Raleigh Little Theatre’s annual holiday production of Cinderella off the ground. In fact, it takes a cast of 29, a band of six, two dozen production staff members, and nearly 100 volunteers to make this production happen. Read Lauren Van Hemert’s review of the 2019 production of RLT’s CINDERELLA.