Local Arts

Local Arts

At Actor’s Theatre: ‘Four Women,’ one provocative conversation

Every artist makes art about the times in which he or she lives. The Oscar-nominated “The Favourite” and “Green Book” aren’t just historical voyages to 18th-century England or the Jim Crow South: They’re meant to prod us into thinking about the ways men still stereotype women and women compete with each other, or relations between blacks and whites in the America we inhabit today.

Go backstage with the stars of “The Lightning Thief”

With "The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical" at Blumenthal through Jan. 20, stars Chris McCarrell (who plays Percy) and Kristin Stokes (Annabeth) show us around backstage in Charlotte – and reveal a few secrets!