Cary Players

Cary Players’ Plaza Suite Blends Relatable Couples with Comedy

Cary, NC – Neil Simon’s “Plaza Suite” has long been a celebrated play and movie for its comedic look at dysfunctional relationships. In the Cary Players’ new production, that same comedy and message comes through, even after 50 years. Read more

Cary Author

Cary-Based Author Releases Third Tech Thriller Novel

Cary, NC – Author E.J Simon has been fascinated with technology and how it can change the world for many decades. In the Cary-based author’s latest book, he draws on recent news stories about hacking and the NSA to create a thriller where, thanks to computers, no one is ever truly safe. Read more

ShakesBEER Returns to Cary with Interactive Comedy and Music

Cary, NC – Often, the plays and works of William Shakespeare are presented in a way that is not approachable to most audiences. But a touring comedy show is highlighting the comedy of Shakespeare while also letting audiences enjoy locally brewed beer while they watch. Read more

Morrisville Jewelers Make Unique Designs with 3D Printing

Cary, NC – While people who make jewelry may have a big imagination, sometimes creating pieces modeled on those ideas can be incredibly difficult, if not impossible, to do by hand. But two jewelers in Morrisville have created a new business using 3D printing to make their ambitious designs a reality. Read more

Fest in the West

Fest in the West Becomes Western Cary’s Signature Festival

Cary, NC – 2018 marks the third year that CaryCitizen will produce Fest in the West, and the second year we partner with the Town of Cary to hold the event at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Thomas Brooks Park. Dare we say it? Fest in the West has become Western Cary’s Signature event! Read more

Cary Ballet

In Need of a Partner, Cary Dancer Gets Help From Florida Friend

Cary, NC – After his partner was out with an injury, International Ballet Academy dancer Clark Eselgroth thought he wouldn’t be able to perform his prepared dance at an upcoming competition in New York. But with help from the Orlando Ballet School, Eselgroth has formed a new partnership that is uncommon among ballet students. Read more

PlaySlam is Back with Bigger Budget, Quick Tempo

Cary, NC – Now it its third year, PlaySlam lets audiences see 10 original plays and vote on their favorites to see more. And if you don’t like one of the plays, don’t worry: they’re only three minutes long. Read more

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Cary Theater Creating Movie Screening for Children with Autism

Cary, NC – Going to the movie theater is a popular form of entertainment but for people with autism or other sensitivities to unfamiliar environments, it can be difficult. The Cary Theater is working on pilot programs for screenings specifically geared toward these citizens’ sensory needs. Read more

Cary-Trained Dancer Goes to “Olympics of Ballet”

Cary, NC – Only 119 dancers worldwide are invited to compete USA International Ballet Competition this year, considered the Olympics of ballet. And one of those 119 is Maddison Goodman, trained here at the Cary Ballet Conservatory. Read more

Nazim Hikmet Poetry Festival

Nâzim Hikmet Celebrated in 10th Cary Poetry Festival

Cary, NC – For many years, Cary has been the epicenter for celebrating Turkish poet, playwright and activist Nâzim Hikmet with a poetry competition and readings. Now in its 10th year, the annual celebration and festival will stretch to multiple days to introduce people to different facets of poetry. Read more