North Carolina Theatre Releases The Full Monty Podcast

Raleigh, NC, February 14, 2010 --( Kristin Buie, communications manager of North Carolina Theatre (, has announced the release of a podcast presenting information about The Full Monty, a comedy that will be running Friday, February 26 – Sunday, March 7 at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium, located at 2 E. South St. The Full Monty is an adaptation of the 1997 film in which six Buffalo steelworkers attempt to make some quick cash and, in the meantime, discover the power of friendship. In the podcast, Buie provides background information about the musical, information about the cast, show times and ticket information.

The podcast also introduces North Carolina Theatre’s new HipTix young professionals program ( HipTix is available to people ages 21 to 30. Subscription information is available via the HipTix order form (

For more information about the musical or HipTix, call (919) 831-6941, extension 6944 or visit

“The Full Monty is a feel-good musical that will keep the crowds laughing,” said Buie. “Through this podcast, we are excited to invite Raleigh residents to try our new HipTix to see this hilarious musical.”

New Media Content:

- The production will feature a number of actors from the Raleigh area.

- Sally Struthers stars as Jeannette and has received two Emmys for her performance in All In The Family. Struthers also has appeared in the Broadway productions The Odd Couple and Grease.

- Ira David Wood III stars as Harold and appears annually in A Christmas Carol.

- Jarrod Emick stars as Jerry and received a Tony award for his appearance in Damn Yankees. Emick has also appeared in the Broadway productions of Ring of Fire, The Boy From Oz, The Rocky Horror Show, The Full Monty and Miss Saigon.

- Kingsley Leggs stars as Horse and has appeared in the Broadway productions of The Color Purple and Miss Saigon.

- This production contains some subject matter that may not be suitable for some audiences and parental discretion is advised.

About North Carolina Theatre:
North Carolina Theatre is Raleigh’s premiere nonprofit regional theatre. NC Theatre was created to strengthen the cultural vitality of the region and cultivate musical theatre appreciation by producing outstanding professional Broadway musicals and developing the next generation of artists through youth training, performance and outreach programs. By preserving the unique American art form of musical theatre, NC Theatre is able to provide broad access to the arts and to entertain and engage diverse audiences. For more information about the theatre, upcoming performance and tickets, please visit

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