“It’s [Rash’s] material,” Smith says. “What I take the most credit for is knowing good material when I find it.”
Amy Herzog’s “4,000 Miles” might seem like a low-impact way to start a new season, but it serves as a reminder of the power of theater to reach into the soul of the viewer.
“I wanted to use the arts to bring diverse communities together, so we could share our likenesses instead of our differences,” says Joseph Robinson, organizer of Tales on Market Street.
Barbara Bates Smith probably isn’t feeling any butterflies relating to her upcoming theatrical performance at N.C. Stage Company, having already embodied gutsy mountain woman Ivy Rowe more than 700 times over the past 25 years. Rowe, the protagonist in Lee Smith’s bestselling novel Fair and Tender Ladies, brings an Appalachian flair to her exploits, which […]