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 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 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 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
Posted on 28 February 2012.
Davidson Community Players’ current production of “Children of a Lesser God” has brought a little bit of Broadway to Davidson, in the person of Julianne Gold-Brunson. Ms. Gold-Brunson originated the supporting role of Lydia on Broadway in 1980, and has been helping out as a consultant on the Davidson production. See the full story in THE GUIDE»
Posted in Arts, Theater
Posted on 05 January 2012.
Chilly temperatures make beautiful sculptures!
We know it is cold when the fountain outside Health Care at The Pines freezes solid and gives us a glimpse of the beauty of winter on a bright January day. Hoods and hats were very fashionable this week to protect our heads from the stiff breeze but not to worry, warmer days are ahead this weekend.
News today of weddings for Sheena Goldstein and Kirkley Griffeth as well as a trip report from Kevin Beach. In addition we have a note about the career of Timothe Bittle and a word about a book swap in Charlotte. Read the full story
Posted in Around Davidson
Posted on 04 November 2011.
If you were around in the 1970s and 1980s, you probably remember “Schoolhouse Rock,” a TV segment aimed at teaching kids the difference between adjectives and adverbs or how a bill becomes law in Congress. Now it’s on the stage. A cast of local teens from Davidson Community Players’ Connie Co. youth theater will perform a stage version of the show called “Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr.” beginning this weekend and through Nov. 13 at the Armour Street Theatre. Details in our latest Theater News column, in THE GUIDE»
Posted in Beaty-Watson-Armour area, Calendar, Cornelius, Huntersville, Mooresville, Nonprofit news, Photos
Posted on 09 September 2011.
Davidson Community Players’ production of “The Guys” opened Thursday night at Armour Street Theater, offering a glimpse at the personal tragedies in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York City. “Anne Nelson’s 70-minute, one-act play is a fitting, if painful, way to honor those whose deaths seemed so random that day,” reveiwer David Boraks writes. Read his reflections on the show, and then go see it. In THE GUIDE»
Posted in Beyond Davidson, Cabarrus County, Cornelius, Davidson and the World, Huntersville, Mooresville, Public safety, Theater