Raleigh Little Theatre’s 37th Annual Presentation of Cinderella Is a Joy! BRING YOUR CHILDREN!

BRING YOUR CHILDREN! I don’t mean to shout, but I wanted to highlight this point. Raleigh Little Theatre’s Cinderella musical is not the Disney version nor the Rodgers and Hammerstein version. It is in the style of British Panto or Pantomime, a style of interactive theater typically using a familiar fairy tale and generally performed… Continue reading Raleigh Little Theatre’s 37th Annual Presentation of Cinderella Is a Joy! BRING YOUR CHILDREN!

Eric Coble’s The Velocity of Autumn Will Be Quite a Treat for Raleigh Little Theatre Audiences

Raleigh Little Theatre will stage Eric Coble's The Velocity of Autumn, directed by Patrick Torres, on Sept. 17-Oct. 3 in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre (artwork by Supriya Jaya)

When was the last time you attended a play in which the opening scene involves one of the characters gaining entry into his 80-year-old mother’s Brownstone by climbing a tree and clumsily negotiating his way in through a second-story window? In Eric Coble’s The Velocity of Autumn, opening this weekend at Raleigh Little Theatre, under… Continue reading Eric Coble’s The Velocity of Autumn Will Be Quite a Treat for Raleigh Little Theatre Audiences

RLT Director Patrick Torres Finds the Soul, and Amy (White) Pridgen Finds the Heart, of This Wonderful Life from Dec. 17th to Dec. 25th

Raleigh Little Theatre will present This Wonderful Life, starring Amy (White) Pridgen, on Dec. 17-25 (photo by Jeremy Diamond)

EDITOR’S NOTE: Nancy Rich’s husband, videographer Rod Rich, taped the online version of this show. The following review is based on the final edited version of that video-on-demand production. — R.W.M. “The theatre is the only institution in the world which has been dying for 4,000 years and has never succumbed. It requires tough and… Continue reading RLT Director Patrick Torres Finds the Soul, and Amy (White) Pridgen Finds the Heart, of This Wonderful Life from Dec. 17th to Dec. 25th

Raleigh Little Theatre’s Cinderella Has More Verve and Energy Than a Triple Espresso!

Raleigh Little Theatre's 36th annual presentation of Cinderella stars LoRee Wilkinson (left) and Ryann Perkins as Fairy Godmother and Cinderella (photo by Cindy McEnery)

It’s December in Raleigh, and that means Cinderella is back at Raleigh Little Theatre for its 36th year. This year’s production is a fitting one to end the decade, packed with more verve and energy than a triple espresso, with extra foam of fun on top. RLT‘s 2019 edition of Cinderella, which will run Thursday-Sunday… Continue reading Raleigh Little Theatre’s Cinderella Has More Verve and Energy Than a Triple Espresso!

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown at Raleigh Little Theatre Is a Fast, Fun, Upbeat Opportunity to Reunite with the Peanuts Gang

RLT will conclude its run of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown on Sunday (photo by Elly McClanahan)

It’s always fun to see old friends! It’s especially fun to discover that they can sing and dance. And Raleigh Little Theatre’s production of Clark Gesner’s 1967 Off-Broadway, 1968 West End, and 1971 Broadway musical You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown affords a fast, fun, and upbeat opportunity to have such a reunion as well… Continue reading You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown at Raleigh Little Theatre Is a Fast, Fun, Upbeat Opportunity to Reunite with the Peanuts Gang