theater http://publicradioeast.org en Washington's Turnage Theater Opens Again http://publicradioeast.org/post/washingtons-turnage-theater-opens-again <p>After being vacant for two years, the iconic Turnage Theater will soon open its doors again for theater performance and live musical entertainment.&nbsp; We talk to the executive director of the Beaufort County Arts Council about the non-profit's plan for the century old venue for the arts.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 13:53:32 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 26019 at http://publicradioeast.org Washington's Turnage Theater Opens Again A Wilmington Theater Houses Oldest Known Stage Curtain in the U.S. http://publicradioeast.org/post/wilmington-theater-houses-oldest-known-stage-curtain-us <p>Backdrops and props for theater productions are normally temporary and change frequently.&nbsp; But a&nbsp;155 year-old&nbsp;hand painted curtain at Thalian Hall in Wilmington has survived – and is thought to be the oldest stage curtain in the United States.</p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 14:39:04 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 22050 at http://publicradioeast.org A Wilmington Theater Houses Oldest Known Stage Curtain in the U.S. "A Rasin in the Sun" Begins Its Run In Greenville http://publicradioeast.org/post/rasin-sun-begins-its-run-greenville <p>A theater troupe Magnolia Arts Center is bringing “A Raisin in the Sun” to Eastern North Carolina. The play, set in the 1950’s focuses on an African American family living in Chicago that suddenly acquires a large sum of money, and purchases a home in a white neighborhood.&nbsp; Lee Jenkins spoke with members of the cast and crew, and has this sneak peek of the production, which begins its run in Greenville next week.</p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 18:43:37 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 19792 at http://publicradioeast.org Oriental's "Radio Show" Production http://publicradioeast.org/post/orientals-radio-show-production <p><span><span class="sr-tease"><span>We go to the set of a 1940's radio station - with radio actors, sound effects and a live studio audience. It's Oriental's production of "The Big Guns: Who's Little Lilly is She?"</span></span></span></p><p></p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 17:07:23 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 6998 at http://publicradioeast.org