Star News Online Preview: “Shep...

Star News Online Preview: “Shepard’s ‘Lie’ challenging, complex”

Sam Shepard is known for dark, often twisted plays in which his characters’ insanely troubled relationships can be traced back to extreme family dysfunction. But not much in Shepard’s oeuvre is as dark or as twisted as 1985’s “A Lie of the Mind,” a play about a woman who can’t fully let go of her […]

Encore Preview: ” A Tale of Tra...

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The human mind is a curious thing. Whether one’s psyche is marred by years of abuse and instability or one is left with life-changing effects from physical trauma, the consequences can be immeasurable. In famed playwright Sam Shepard’s 1985 play, “A Lie of the Mind,” he explores these repercussions through two tragedy-stricken families. City Stage […]

Star News Online’s review: Dirt...

Alissa Fetherolf (from left), Patrick Basquill and Brad Mercier play dinosaurs in 'Triassic Parq.' Photos by Curtis Brown, courtesy of City Stage Co.

By John Staton John.Staton@StarNewsOnline.com Published: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 9:46 a.m. Last Modified: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 9:46 a.m. I’ve seen the movie “Jurassic Park” several times since it was released back in 1993, but one thing I’ve never wondered, up to now, is what the dinosaurs were thinking. Facts That all changed […]

A Christmas Story opens tonight at Ci...

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Break a Leg to the Cast of “A Christmas Story – The Musical”, opening tonight at City Stage Co.! Dates: November 21-23, 28-30, December 5-7 Time: Thursday-Saturday performances at 8:00pm; Sunday performances at 3:00pm 21 N. Front Street – 5th FL – Wilmington, NC Tickets: $20-$25 – $18 (Educators, students, and military – with valid […]

DONATE YOUR DRESS! & See CARRIE ...

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We’ll be dumping a lot of blood on our gorgeous CARRIE WHITE over the next couple months, but we need your help. DO YOU HAVE AN OLD PROM DRESS OR BRIDESMAID DRESS that you’ve been holding onto, but will never use again? Please consider donating it to us for our upcoming production of CARRIE the […]

AUDITIONS! for ‘A Christmas St...

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City Stage Co. will continue the 2014-2015 Season at Level 5 with – A Christmas Story – The Musical Book by Joseph Robinette, Music & Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, based on the Warner Bros. film written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown, and Bob Clark. directed by Debra Gillingham musical direction by Michael […]

The 2015 Green Party: Be in fashion. ...

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COME OUT & BE SEEN IN YOUR GREEN! We’ve been hard at work all summer long with our incredible group of volunteers in our beautification, safeguarding, and overall improving of our amazing historic theater. Please join us on Sunday, September 7th from 7:00PM-10:00PM in your most fabulous green fashions so we can show it all […]

Gray & Moser Announced as Artist...

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Wilmington, NC | May 30, 2014 – City Stage – Wilmington’s downtown theater company with a home-base at Level 5, the rooftop of 21 North Front Street – announces that Nick Gray and Rachael Moser will begin the 2014-2015 Season as artistic directors with executive producers Ian Moseley and Tanya Wildman. After 12 years of […]