Embracing both the challenges and opportunities of technology, the Women’s Theatre Festival Fringe series streamed a variety of “live” performances on Saturday night, providing a possible glimpse of how we might be experiencing theatre as the coronavirus pandemic continues. Read what Kim Jackson has to say about the first weekend of virtual productions.
Burning Coal Theatre’s production of Accord(ing) by co-creators and directors Bronwen Carson and Vieve Radha Price, presented in collaboration with SoundingLine Arts and TÉA Creative, is an immersive sensory experience that explores how individuals struggle with a variety of internal and external forces when making decisions. Read Kim Jackson’s review.
Women’s Theatre Festival broke ground last week with FREAKSHOW, a live, socially-distant, virtual performance. Read what Jasmine Gallup has to say about the piece in her RDU on Stage review.
Director JaMeeka Holloway-Burrell gave audiences a glimpse into how plays are developed last week with a virtual reading of Celeste Jennings’ new work, PROCESSING. Read what Jasmine Gallup has to say about the workshop/reading.
Review: Tamara Kissane’s Audio Drama THE NEW COLOSSUS May Satiate the Appetite of Audiences Mourning Live Theater
Read what RDU on Stage’s Jasmine Gallup has to say about Piedmont Laureate Tamara Kissane’s audio drama, THE NEW COLOSSUS.
The full title of the 1963 play by Peter Weiss effectively sums up the plot: The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade…. Read More ›
With straightforward stage design and simple scene transitions, the quality of Temple Theatre’s Steel Magnolias rested mostly on the shoulders of its six-person cast. Read Jasmine Gallup’s first RDU on Stage review.
Even though the national tour of Les Miserables is somewhat scaled down from its original Broadway version, there is a grandeur and refinement to this brand that is distinctive. Interestingly, this production appears darker, grittier, and even at times raunchier,… Read More ›
Andrew Borba, Artistic Director of The Chautauqua Theater Company, guides PlayMakers’ production of William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar with a keen focus on adhering to the intentions of the original text.
From doo-wop to disco, saddle shoes to stilettos, SUMMER chronicles the life of Donna Summer, also known (on the radio) as the Queen of Disco. Read what Lauren Van Hemert has to say about the show.
Theater Review: The Theatricality of the ‘The Old Man and The Old Moon’ Ennobles its Sweet Simplicity
Theatre in the Park’s production of THE OLD MAN AND THE OLD MOON is a quirky, sweet show that is surprisingly satisfying and sophisticated. Read Lauren Van Hemert’s review.
The North Carolina State University Theatre production of RAGTIME gorgeously reveals a fractured American story that speaks to right now. Read what Dani Jessant has to say about the show.