Award Winning Musical Is Set In The Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina
Reviewed by Tom Jones September 7, 2019
Near the end of the
show Merideth Kaye Clark takes central stage as Alice Murphy, providing the
audience with one of the most thrilling and poignant moments in local stage
history. Her character’s life has just
taken a turn for the better and everyone is in awe. “Star” isn’t just “bright.” It is dazzling.
Hugo’s Classic Story Is Set To Music At The Candlelight Dinner Playhouse
Reviewed by Tom Jones
September 6, 2019
That famed Parisian landmark was in the news recently, as Notre Dame suffered serious fire damage and is currently closed for repairs. The Victor Hugo’ famed cathedral story has remained intact, and is now glowing on the Candlelight Dinner Playhouse stage, with a very impressive fire scene of its own.
Dinner theatre has reached new heights with this masterwork production. The set is remarkable, the choral work outstanding, the performers in great shape. This is not the standard for-the-children Walt Disney musical. It is virtually a tragic opera with themes of goodness and evil, haves and have-nots, and accepting others “not like us!”