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<i>Goblin Market</i> Is the Most Difficult, Ambitious, and Successful Women's Theatre Festival Production Yet

Goblin Market Is the Most Difficult, Ambitious, and Successful Women's Theatre Festival Production Yet

It's worth breaking out that old Norton Anthology to read Christina Rossetti’s poem before seeing the show, which closes this weekend.

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Manbites Dog Theater Vets Regroup as Bulldog Ensemble Theater to Carry on the Company's Legacy. But First, They Have to Find a Play.

Theater Bulldog Theater Ensemble has named several directors for its opening season, but we're still waiting to hear what play they'll premiere with at The Fruit in September.

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With SHOW, Justin Tornow Attempts the Impossible: an Economically Viable Performance Experiment that Promotes Freedom and Flexibility

Dance The new performance installation by Tornow and COMPANY premieres at the Fruit this week.

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In Kidnapped Pagans, Antoine Williams Brutally Charts the Distorting Effects on the Body of Structural Racism and Forced Dysfunction

Visual Art Williams show is currently on view at Anchorlight in Raleigh.

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Peek into the Flourishing, Empowering World of Local Burlesque with Miss Bliss and Boom OR Bust

Theater Boom OR Bust performs two speakeasy-style shows at Criterion in Durham on Saturday, July 7.

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In The Long Dance, Two Journalists Reporting on a Cold Murder Case in Durham Become Podcasters Participating in an Investigation

Arts Feature The 1971 murders of Patricia Mann and Jesse McBane had all the sensationalist trappings of a classic horror story.

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As Science Catches Up with Decades of Anecdotal Evidence that Dance Helps People with Parkinson’s Disease, Local Efforts Converge at ADF

Dance It’s one thing to read an article in a medical journal about how dancing can assuage the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. But Susan Saenger was watching it happen right in front of her.

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Murielle Elizéon Sifts the Ashes of Racism, Sexism, Cultural Displacement, Domestic Violence, and Her Relationship with Her Father in Brown

Theater Elizéon, performing at the Fruit on July 8 and 9, is the only local choreographer in ADF's mainstage season.

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Why Doesn't Homeland Security Want You to See Dana Ruttenberg Dance Group at ADF?

Theater The Israeli company is scheduled to perform at NCMA in the ADF season July 14–17, but last-minute challenges to their visa applications have put the show in jeopardy.

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After Decades Spent Dancing the Visions of Others, Anne Plamondon Tells the Story of her Father’s Schizophrenia in Her Choreographic Debut

Theater Plamondon performs The Same Eyes as Yours in the American Dance Festival on Saturday, June 30 and Sunday, July 1.

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Anyone Trying to Top TheatreFest's Production of Hitchcock Adaptation The 39 Steps Has Their Work Cut Out for Them

Theater The play runs at Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre through Sunday, June 24.

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Theatre Raleigh's Stellar Significant Other Puts the Perils of Being the "Gay Best Friend" on Blast

Theater The play runs at Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre through Sunday, June 24.

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We Fear for Families Riven by Grief in the Deeply Poetic Crumble (Lay Me Down, Justin Timberlake)

Theater The Women's Theatre Festival show runs at Burning Coal through Sunday, June 24.

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Modern Masters: The American Dance Festival Doesn’t Just Trace the Shape of Modern Dance. It Creates It.

Arts Feature In our 2018 ADF preview, we look at works by Shen Wei, Ronald K. Brown, and many others.

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Shen Wei’s Greatest Challenge Yet Is to Seek Beauty in an Anti-Opera by Inscrutable Artists Morton Feldman and Samuel Beckett

Arts Feature Shen Wei Dance Arts brings Neither to DPAC June 16 and 17.

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ADF Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Ronald K. Brown Rewrote the Theory-Drunk Playbook of Modern Dance with Emotion, Musicality, and Storytelling

Arts Feature Brown's company, EVIDENCE, performs at Reynolds Industries Theater June 28–30.

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ADF's Wondrous Women Program Reconnects Modern Dance to Traditional Roots with Solos Women Made for Themselves

Arts Feature Camille A. Brown, Michelle Dorrance, Rhapsody James, Aparna Ramaswamy, and Yabin Wang perform in the program at the Carolina Theatre on July 13 and 14.

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