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Imagination and Energy Are Hallmarks of Bare Theatre’s Production of Timon of Athens

We attended the Thursday, March 7th, performance of the Club Show for ages 18+ version of Bare Theatre’s production of William Shakespeare’s Timon of Athens at The Wicked Witch in Raleigh, NC (one of two alternating venues for the show). The best words to describe director Dustin Britt’s interpretation of the play would be immersive… Read More ›

Bare Theatre’s Flamboyant Timon of Athens Is a Bold, Sassy, and Raw Passion Project

Every once in a while, someone decides to take a crack at one of William Shakespeare’s most notorious “problem plays,” such as Timon of Athens. Its original format is written with inconsistencies uncharacteristic of The Bard (indeed, some sources question if he even wrote it at all, or possibly wrote in conjunction with someone else,… Read More ›

Clever Staging and Energetic Performances Make Timon of Athens Well Worth Seeing

Some scholars believe other playwrights (with Thomas Middleton being the prime candidate), in addition to William Shakespeare, penned portions of Timon of Athens, which was first produced only after his death. Fortunately for us, Bare Theatre presents works of The Bard rarely seen in this area. They also present his work with no regard for… Read More ›

Dale Wolf and Caitlin Wells appear in the ensemble of "Orlando," a co-production of The Delta Boys and Manbites Dog.

Bartlett, Manbites Dog, and Ward Theatre Companies Top Dustin K. Britt’s “Best Of 2017” List

Now in its second year, Dustin K. Britt’s “Britt Picks Live” is an overview of the best in triangle theatre. Presented via Facebook Live, Britt announced his picks on Sunday night after nearly 60 published reviews in 2017. A recording of the broadcast can be found HERE. The discussion will continue alongside other triangle arts… Read More ›

Chris McBennett and McKenna Waldron star as Romeo and Juliet (photo by Yorgason Photography)

Bare Theatre’s Romeo and Juliet Imagines a City on Fire

If any of William Shakespeare’s plays do not warrant restaging, Romeo and Juliet is #1 with a bullet. Unless a unique perspective can be taken and executed well. Many directors have sought to keep this story alive for new audiences. We have seen a martial arts film starring Jet Li, a Broadway musical about gangs… Read More ›