The 1980 film XANADU never quite lived up to the sum of its parts. It featured a heavy-hitting cast, including the wildly popular Olivia Newton-John, icon Gene Kelly, and music by Jeff Lynne (of Electric Light Orchestra fame) and John Farrar. But its roller disco theme made it seem dated […]Read more ›
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The premiere run of ON THE AIR, City Theater Company’s original musical about a 1941 radio soap, is something of an experiment. Still in the workshop stage, it’s a work in progress, and the company wants audience feedback to polish it up and help it evolve into a finished piece. […]Read more ›
City Theater Company’s BAT BOY, THE MUSICAL is a show that should top your list of holiday-season entertainment, even though (or maybe because, depending on your feelings about holiday shows) there is nothing “holiday” about it. It’s a masterfully done musical with an offbeat subject, black humor, sex and violence […]Read more ›
What do you get when you mix rock and roll, populism, and a touch of genocide? Wilmington’s City Theater Company’s BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON, the over-the-edge tribute to the seventh President of the United States. BBAJ is an emo musical, the trappings anachronistic, with the ensemble dressed in modern-day fashion […]Read more ›
Opening night of City Theater Company’s production of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC was a complete sell-out. It is easy to understand why. Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s musical, inspired by the movie “Smiles of a Summer Night”, written and directed by Ingmar Bergman , is a collection of wonderful songs linked […]Read more ›
STAGE Magazine’s News Reporter Jim Hilgen interviews playwright Alex Dremann on the opening night of City Theater Company’s presentation of several of his short plays. Dremann is the featured playwright for the Wilmington-based CTC’s Community Series Original Works by Original People . The series opened on Friday, February 25th and […]Read more ›
City Theater Company (CTC) welcomes in the holiday season with their holiday production, RECKLESS, a dark comedy by Craig Lucas. RECKLESS follows the journey of Rachel. A holiday obsessed woman who is forced to leave her house on Christmas Eve after her husband, Tom, takes out a contract on her […]Read more ›