Review: Love Child

Plays about life in the theater can feel a little cliché — the easy image of the play-within-the-play dating back to Shakespeare, and beyond. For an audience of non-actors, such storylines can be a little too self-absorbed to be relatable. Fortunately that’s not the case with Love Child, now at N.C. Stage.

Get your Goats

John Darnielle and the Mountain Goats will be debut new songs on this tour, and the setlist will also focus heavily on Tallahassee, which was released a decade ago. “We get together before the tour and basically just try to put together a setlist that we think the fans will like,” Darnielle said.