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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 [...]

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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. [...]

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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

Winston-Salem Journal Review of AIDA

Theatre Alliance's 'Aida' has it all March 22, 2014 Lynn Felder/Reprinted from Winston-Salem Journal Great scenery, singing and costumes characterize Theatre Alliance’s production of Elton John’s “Aida,” which opened Friday. I saw it Saturday. Director Jamie Lawson’s staging and casting are super. The show, about a love triangle in ancient Egypt, and based on Giuseppe Verdi’s [...]

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Theatre Alliance Mega-Auditions for April 12, 2014

Theatre Alliance is holding mega-auditions on Saturday April 12 for the following shows: GREASE MISS SAIGON LA CAGE AUX FOLLES CARRIE: THE MUSICAL WHITE CHRISTMAS and the following staged concerts/readings: JOHN & JEN MEDEA THE LION IN WINTER YELLOW WEDDING BAND MY FIRST TIME SHOW DESCRIPTIONS, PERFORMANCE DATES, CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS, REHEARSAL DATES, ETC.  ARE ALL [...]

By | March 20th, 2014|Announcements|Comments Off on Theatre Alliance Mega-Auditions for April 12, 2014

W-S Journal Preview of Aida

Theater Alliance fields strong case in 'Aida' Posted: Sunday, March 16, 2014 12:00 am By Lynn Felder/Reprinted from Winston-Salem Journal An insecure Egyptian princess, a spunky captive princess and a warrior who resists domesticity — they comprise a quirky love triangle in Elton John and Tim Rice’s “Aida,” which opens Friday at Theatre Alliance. This “Aida” [...]

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W-S Journal Preview of “Bare”

Students grapple with sexual identity in 'Bare' Reprinted from Winston-Salem Journal's Relish Lynn Felder/Winston-Salem Journal In “Bare: A Pop Opera,” which opens Wednesday at Theatre Alliance of Winston-Salem, a group of high school seniors at a Catholic boarding school grapple with questions of sexuality and personal identity. Peter and Jason are struggling to define their friendship. [...]

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Winston-Salem Preview of “Weird Romance”

'Weird Romance' tackles unusual topics Lynn Felder/Winston-Salem Journal Described as speculative fiction in two acts, “Weird Romance” opens Wednesday at Theatre Alliance of Winston-Salem. While it’s all about love, it certainly tackles topics not usually addressed in a romantic comedy. The first act, “The Girl Who Was Plugged In,” is about a homeless bag-lady whose [...]

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W-S Journal/Relish Review of “When Pigs Fly”

Wordplay keeps the laughs coming in "Why Pigs Fly" Posted in Winston-Salem Journal: Friday, January 17, 2014 11:55 pm Lynn Felder/Winston-Salem Journal Costume-designer-turned-playwright Howard Crabtree apparently never met a double entendre or a pun he didn’t like. No wordplay is too obvious or obscure, and the laughs just keep on coming in his play “When Pigs [...]

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W-S Journal Preview of “When Pigs Fly”

Wild costumes in 'When Pigs Fly' By Lynn Felder Originally published in Winston-Salem Journal's Relish Howard Crabtree is a determined song-and-dance man. When his high school guidance counselor tells him that he should aspire to selling gardening tools because his dreams of creating musical theater will come true “when pigs fly,” Howard isn’t fazed. Fast-forward to [...]

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