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Now that the massive rains of the week are finally out of here, it looks like it will be a beautiful first weekend of fall in Wilmington. There’s also a veritable ton of events to take in, from big name concerts (in music AND comedy) to more intimate shows, a play at UNCW and more. …

Rusty Knox, Mayor of the Town of Davidson, performed at Hop and Vine last Saturday. Photo from Georgia Hall ’25 Hunter Callaway ’22 (he / him), Senior Policy Correspondent Georgia Hall ’25 (her), SGA Correspondent The applause took seconds to begin when Rusty Knox, Mayor of the Town of Davidson, completed his first set at …

MUSICAL theater royalty and double Disney princess Lea Salonga arrive in Southampton with her all-new Dream Again tour in 2022. Lea Salonga won her theatrical crown at just 18 when she created the role of Kim in the epic musical Miss Saigon in the West End and then on Broadway. She went on to become …

By Joan Tupponce On September 26, Tony-nominated producer Blair Russell will be watching anxiously, waiting to see if the show he co-produced, “Slave Play,” wins the award for Best Game at the 74th annual Tony Awards. The play, written by Jeremy O. Harris, debuted on Broadway in October 2019 and ended in January 2020. “It’s …

Leicester’s Curve Theater has announced that it will stage the first new UK production of the musical Billy Elliot. The Made at Curve production will be directed by Theater Artistic Director Nikolai Foster and will take place exclusively at Curve for just six weeks, from July 7 to August 14, 2022. Set in the midst …

The Tony Awards had the choice between two seasons of Broadway truncated by the pandemic. The Broadway League could have waited and combined the 2019-20 season with the current one, and turned the ceremony into a talent extravaganza in June 2022. But the Tonys went the alternative, announcing the nominees on October 15, 2020 and …

THE PASSAGE Few musical organizations generate as many new works while performing at such a high standard as this choir, conducted with great distinction by Donald Nally. Their “Motion Studies” program includes works by Justine F. Chen (based on Jena Osman’s poem on surveillance), Nicholas Cline and Gabriel Kahane. (The group’s Month of Moderns festival …

PARADISE PLACE I caught this production, which premiered at the Berkeley Repertory Theater, when I was in the area in January 2019. The musical, about free-born blacks and newly arrived Irish immigrants coexisting peacefully, for a while , in Five Points, a slum in New York during the Civil War, focuses on a fascinating American …

In a year filled with multiple musical adaptations, including In the heights and the next one Steven spielberg interpretation of West Side Story, we have Dear Evan Hansen stepping out during Suicide Prevention Month, timing that seems to fit like a glove. Adapted from the Tony Award-winning musical of the same name, the film focuses …

Something rotten is definitely at the Stockton Civic Theater, but it’s definitely not the performance of this Broadway musical. Specifically, “Something Rotten” is the name of the show presented at the Stockton Civic Theater, which is celebrating its 70th season. There are only a few chances left to see a captivating and entertaining spectacle that …