Catherine Russell, who was a backup singer for David Bowie and toured with Paul Simon and Madonna, has become a successful solo jazz musician. She will perform Dec. 6 as part of Duke Performances’ In the Jazz Tradition Festival.
Playmakers Repertory Company presents “She Loves Me,” the Broadway musical that has been revived a few times and is perhaps best known for the “You’ve Got Mail” film adaptation. It runs through Dec. 9.
Evan Rachel Wood, Raleigh native and star of the HBO series ‘Westworld’ and movies including ‘The Wrestler’ and ‘Across the Universe,’ will sing in Theatre in the Park. Her actor father Ira David Wood III is the theater’s executive director.
Chapel Hill native Michelle Dorrance will bring her company, Dorrance Dance, home for two performances at UNC. She has kept busy since winning a MacArthur Fellowship, including presenting a piece with the American Ballet Theatre.
The Chapel Hill Town Council will talk about appointing a task force to consider the options and cost of turning the longtime Varsity movie theater into a performing arts center. The theater is not for sale yet.
When Paperhand’s 2018 show, “In the Heart of the Fire,” opens at the Forest Theatre in Chapel Hill, it’ll be the 19th time that unlikely, oversized puppets tell a story in “the language of dreams.” Here’s how it all happens.