Thalian Association Community Theatre presents Chrisopher Durang’s award-winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at the Red Barn Studio Theatre. Director Nicole Farmer and actor Jacob Keohane tell us about this hilarious takeoff on Chekhov.
The show runs Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 [note the early curtain time!] and Sundays at 3, starting this week and ending June 21. For tickets and more information: thalian.org
Cape Fear Theatre Arts at City Stage presents the punk rock musical Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. Director Shane Fernando and lead actor Paul Teal explain how a fascinating 19th century story collides with “emo”…and it works!
Cherri McKay and Robb Mann told us all about Cape Fear Shakespeare on the Green, opening the Shakespeare Youth Company’s adaptation of As You Like It (directed by Cherri) Friday, May 23rd at Greenfield Lake Amphitheatre. The adult troupe opens Comedy of Errors (directed by Robb) on June 6.
Molly Murphy and Anna Lee of Working Films describe the film series called Moral Movies. Inspired by the Moral Mondays protests, the series explores social issues. The next film is Thursday, May 24 at 7pm at Hannah Block Historic USO. It’s titled American Winter. It’s free, and a discussion will follow.
For details about this film and the films in June and July, go to WorkingFilms.org or visit Working Films on facebook.
We have really enjoyed the new morning announcer… Lovely voice. Smooth delivery. Congratulations!
We're also glad to have Ken Campbell on board as our new Morning Edition anchor. Ken will be working on that show and on CoastLine, our new local talk show which will debut on June 24th. You can find out more at whqr.org; look for People under the About tab.
Listener Chet Jordan from Lumberton wrote yesterday morning:
Note: This show is sold out, but WHQR is maintaining a wait list.
This is a special edition of Soup to Nuts Live! We're pleased to welcome the band Whiskey Creek along with the Whitley Brothers Duo! It's a night of literary superstars playing music. The evening will feature friends of WHQR Philip Gerard, Clyde Edgerton, and John Jeremiah Sullivan, to name a few.