theatre

Inside Opera Carolina’s new push for a younger audience

“Make sure you take plenty of photos on your phone during the performance!” Not something you expect to hear at Belk Theater, but Opera Carolina is...

December theatre picks: ‘Great American Trailer Park Musical’ and ‘Dog Sees God’

If you aren’t in the holiday spirit, you are mostly out of luck with the theatre scene in Charlotte for December. With only a few productions occurring in...

November theatre picks: ‘Hamlet’ and ‘Two Rooms’

‘I think there is no world without theatre.’ – Edward Bond The Charlotte theatre scene is pulsing in November. Theatre Charlotte’s...

October theatre picks: Dracula and Bad Jews

“The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast.” – Oscar Wilde October brings cooler weather and Halloween. It’s a shame we have to wait until the...

September theatre picks: La Cage Aux Folles to Beauty and the Beast

‘Act well your part; there all the honor lies’ – Alexander Pope  I hope you got to see some fantastic theatre last month in the Queen City. There was...

Theatre movers and shakers: Ron Law, executive director of Theatre Charlotte

Ron Law is the Executive Director of Theatre Charlotte. He is a staple in the local theatre community and has been with Theatre Charlotte for over 10 years....

August theatre picks: The Book of Liz to Motown the Musical

“The word theatre… means the seeing place. It is the place people come to see the truth about life and the social situation.” – Stella Adler The place...

July theatre picks: If you only see one show this year – it should be Catfish Moon

“Life is a theatre set in which there are but few practicable entrances.” EDITOR’S NOTE: Collin is in ‘Catfish Moon’. You’ll only find...

Is Historic South End the next arts district?

Is Historic South End the next Arts District? The entrepreneurs at Donna Scott Productions emphatically say YES! The ladies of Donna Scott Productions (DSP)...

Charlotte Squawks is one big city-wide inside joke and everyone should get in on it

Charlotte Squawks, an annual song and dance comedy sketch reviewing the city’s biggest headlines, kicked off its 17-show 2015 season earlier this month...

A Charlotte area theatre teacher is inspiring students… and he now has a new decoration for his desk

Corey Mitchell, theatre teacher at Charlotte’s Northwest School of the Arts, was awarded the first ever Tony Award for Excellence in Theatre Education Sunday...

Who’s the man behind Charlotte Squawks?

Charlotte Squawks, an annual parody play described as Broadway meets SNL, surprises me year after year. It’s one of those weird experiences where you’d...