Posted on 02 April 2013.
Davidson Community Players’ Connie Company youth theater will present a stage version of Robert Louis Stevenson’s “Treasure Island” April 13-21 at the Armour Street Theatre. The show was adapted for the stage by Charles DeWald and is being directed by Vito Abate. See the full story, plus a list of the young cast members, in THE GUIDE»
Posted in Arts, Calendar, Theater
Posted on 20 February 2013.
The area’s theater calendar is a busy one in the coming weeks with lots to choose from, including the political drama “Sonia Flew” at Davidson College which opened Wednesday night. Davidson Community Players is in final rehearsals for “Wit,” which opens next week. And coming up at Warehouse Performing Arts Center in Cornelius, the psychodrama “Crimes of Omission.” Details in our latest Theater Notes column, in THE GUIDE»
Posted in Calendar, Theater
Posted on 15 January 2013.
Kurt Naas of Widen I-77 (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
By DAVID BORAKS
CORNELIUS – About 125 people crowded into the Cornelius Town Hall board room Monday night, where leaders of the anti-toll citizens group Widen I-77 called for a halt in plans for toll lanes on I-77 north of Charlotte. The group wants the state to look for other ways of paying to widen the interstate, arguing that toll lanes won’t help congestion in the Lake Norman area and could hurt the region’s economy by scaring away businesses. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Cornelius, Huntersville, Living with Growth, Mecklenburg County, Mooresville, Planning & Development, Politics, Theater, Town Hall, Transportation
Posted on 11 October 2012.
In theater, the theme of a musical often is fantasy. Davidson Community Players’ current musical production “Baby,” while entertaining, actually deals with reality. The story revolves around three distinct sexual relationships revealing the strength of their emotions and love toward one another. Connie Fisher offers this review, in THE GUIDE»
Posted in Opinion, Theater
Posted on 24 September 2012.
The new Davidson College Store on Main Street in Davidson holds its grand opening with refreshments, prizes and discounts Tuesday. ReadDavidson’s second event its Monday night when Alice Glines speaks about the MURDOCK Study and how it relates to the book “State of Wonder.” The Davidson Town Board’s monthly work session is Tuesday. Meanwhile, with a month to go until Halloween, Davidson United Methodist Church opens its annual Pumpkin Patch for Missions on Thursday. “The Smell of the Kill” returns this weekend to Warehouse Performing Arts Center in Cornelius, and the Amazing Maize Maze continues at Rural Hill in Huntersville. Summit Coffee, Campania and Flatiron Kitchen all have live music this week. And Birkdale Village in Huntersville hosts a hospice fundraiser, “Taste of Birkdale with a Twist of Fashion” on Saturday. See our This Week calendar in THE GUIDE»
Posted in Calendar, Theater
Posted on 19 June 2012.
Davidson Community Players’ production of “Crazy for You,” a Tony Award-winning Gershwin musical filled with familiar tunes, opens Thursday, June 21, and runs through Saturday, June 30, at Duke Family Performance Hall at Davidson College. Meanwhile, on a more intimate scale, Christian Hamilton’s new play “Garden Party: The Adventures of Adam & Eve,” will run June 28-July 5 at Warehouse Performing Arts Center in Cornelius. Details on those upcoming shows below. See Theater News, in THE GUIDE»
Posted in Theater
Posted on 23 April 2012.
Leland Park lectures about the history of Phi and Eu halls upstairs at Phi Hall Sunday. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
Phi and Eu halls are some of the oldest buildings at Davidson College, completed around 1849 and 1850. Although the halls and the societies that built them are no longer at the center of campus life, they are among the most celebrated structures in town. Read the full story
Posted in Davidson College, Davidson history, Theater
Posted on 18 April 2012.
Davidson Community Players’ Connie Company youth theater group presents “A Bear Called Paddington” beginning this weekend, with 11-year-old Davidson Elementary fifth grader Rixey Terry leading a cast of local youth actors. Meanwhile, Davidson College also has theater on offer the next two weekends, in the annual one-act play series directed and produced by college seniors. Details in our Theater News column today, in THE GUIDE»
Posted in Calendar, Cornelius, Davidson College, Mooresville, Schools, Theater