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W-S Journal Review of “Miss Saigon”

Themes of ‘Miss Saigon’ still relative Lynn Felder/Winston-Salem Journal | Posted July 21, 2014 Rock music from the 1960s and ’70s plays in the theater before the show begins and during intermission, but the sound of helicopter rotors and video projections of jungles and bombs bursting herald the start of the play “Miss Saigon.” It is a striking [...]

By | July 21st, 2014|Reviews|0 Comments

Theatre Alliance Voted Best Local Performing Theater for 2014

For the fourth year in a row, the readers of Smitty’s Notes have made their opinions known, and once again, Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance has been voted as the BEST LOCAL PERFORMING THEATER in Smitty’s Best of Winston-Salem 2014 poll. Theatre Alliance also got Runner-Up for Best Local Performing Arts Group. Thank you to Smitty (of course) for the invaluable service [...]

By | July 15th, 2014|Announcements|Comments Off on Theatre Alliance Voted Best Local Performing Theater for 2014

W-S Journal Preview of “Miss Saigon”

"Miss Saigon:" Theatre Alliance presenting love story Posted: Sunday, July 13, 2014 12:00 am Lynn Felder/Winston-Salem Journal “Miss Saigon,” from the folks who brought you “Les Miserables,” is very like that show in its epic, yet intensely personal story. Like “Les Miserables,” “Miss Saigon” is also based on a classic, Giacomo Puccini’s “Madame Butterfly,” and, as [...]

By | July 14th, 2014|Previews|Comments Off on W-S Journal Preview of “Miss Saigon”

W-S Relish Review of “Grease”

Theatre Alliance’s “Grease” full of comedy, charm Posted: Saturday, June 21, 2014 12:17 am Lynn Felder/Winston-Salem Journal In its production of “Grease,” which opened to a packed house Friday night, Theatre Alliance has fielded a well-matched ensemble cast and brought back its tradition of inclusive casting. They know how to put the “community” in community theater. [...]

By | June 23rd, 2014|Reviews|Comments Off on W-S Relish Review of “Grease”

Camel City Dispatch Review of “Next To Normal”

Review- Theatre Alliance’s “Next To Normal”… Goodbye, Cruel World May 24, 2014 3:46 pm By Chad Nance “They just don’t appreciate that you get tired They’re so hard to satisfy, You can tranquillize your mind So go running for the shelter of a mother’s little helper And four help you through the night, help to [...]

By | May 29th, 2014|Reviews|Comments Off on Camel City Dispatch Review of “Next To Normal”

Previews for “Next To Normal”

FROM WFDD: Next to Normal with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt is a Pulitzer prize winning rock musical. It’s about a mom, her struggles with bipolar disorder, and their impact on her family. The musical also exposes the sometimes unseemly underbelly of suburban life. To prepare for her role as Diana Goodman, the mother, Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance actor [...]

By | May 28th, 2014|Previews|Comments Off on Previews for “Next To Normal”

Daily Dispatches From Dr. Chris Aiken

  Dr. Aiken’s interest in helping people with mood disorders grew out of his experience with close friends who suffered from depression.  He has worked in the psychiatric field since age 18 when he started as a research assistant at the National Institute of Mental Health. He went on to complete medical school at Yale and residency at [...]

By | May 20th, 2014|Previews|Comments Off on Daily Dispatches From Dr. Chris Aiken

Camel City Dispatch Review of “Chess”

Review – The W-S Theatre Alliance’s Chess – Get your Kicks Above the Waistline, Sunshine By Chad Nance “Chess” was a success on the London stage, it flopped on Broadway and has only rarely been revived in America since. Set in the waning years of the Cold War, it revolves around the obsessively-covered chess match [...]

By | May 6th, 2014|Reviews|Comments Off on Camel City Dispatch Review of “Chess”

Previews of “Chess”

From WFDD: The ancient game of chess, super power politics, romantic rivalries, international intrigue and…ABBA? That’s right Chess with book by Richard Nelson and music by Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Anderson comes to Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance opening Friday April 25th. Theatre Alliance actors Jaye Pierce and Troy Hurst spoke with David Ford about this unusual rock opera. [...]

By | May 6th, 2014|Previews|Comments Off on Previews of “Chess”

Cast Lists for Mega-Auditions Held on Saturday, April 12, 2014

Thank you so much to all of you who auditioned!  This was a very difficult round of casting, as we had around 115 auditionees!  I could have cast the shows SEVERAL ways…It was all a matter of who matched up with whom, incorporating your particular requests, ie, wanting certain roles only, etc.  I wish TA had more roles to [...]

By | April 14th, 2014|Announcements|Comments Off on Cast Lists for Mega-Auditions Held on Saturday, April 12, 2014