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Saturday, May 16, 2009

Evan Rachel Wood commands the stage in Romeo & Juliet

Posted By on Sat, May 16, 2009 at 10:24 PM

THEATRE IN THE PARK / RALEIGH—The 1930s quasi-gangland setting for Theatre In The Park's presentation of Romeo & Juliet allows for certain production latitudes. For example, it isn't often that the playbill for Williams Shakespeare's most famous play contains the following disclaimer: "This production contains cigarette smoke." But, smoke it does, as Evan Rachel Wood graced the stage alongside her father, brother and a terrific cast during the Saturday afternoon, May 16, performance I attended, the second of six sold-out shows that conclude on Tuesday, May 19. Despite the change in milieu, the play's characters and prose remains largely untouched....

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Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Evan Rachel Wood, by any other name

Posted By on Tue, May 5, 2009 at 6:20 PM

Update (May 11, 2009): Theatre In The Park is announcing today one additional performance of Romeo & Juliet. Tickets ($50) for the Tuesday, May 19, 7:30 p.m. show can be purchased by calling the theater's box office, 919-831-6058. Evan Rachel Wood on the set of brother Ira David Wood IV's production of Romeo and Juliet for Theatre in the Park. The sold-out show runs May 15-17. (Click photos for larger images.) Story in our May 13 issue. ...

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Friday, May 1, 2009

Orlando Bloom: the Bob Dumas interview

Posted By on Fri, May 1, 2009 at 4:12 PM

[caption id="attachment_781" align="alignright" width="296" caption="The bounty offer! Click to read G105's little stunt in full."] [/caption] Recently, G105 announced a $1,000 "Orlando Bloom Bounty." Seems that the publicists for MAIN STREET, the feature film now in production in Durham, aren't returning their calls, so Bob and the Showgram are turning to checkbook journalism: They're offering one-large to the person who can deliver the actor, of hobbit and pirate fame, to their studios for an interview.  But before readers go hunting for the man who was Legolas, we should inform you that we tripped over him licking his fingers at...

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Colin Firth on Main Street

Posted By on Fri, May 1, 2009 at 12:04 PM

A police car dropped Colin Firth off at his hotel last night ... over and over again. Downtown Durham was transformed into a rainy, film-noirish set during filming for Main Street. Indy culture editor David Fellerath and photographer Jeremy M. Lange were there, at the corner of Corcoran and Main. Keep an eye out for a forthcoming story ... in the meanwhile, here's some pics. Click 'em for larger images. ...

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