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Director Dustin Britt Imaginatively Blocks Bare Theatre’s Fast-Paced, Up-Tempo Marat/Sade

Bare Theatre had — and, hopefully, still has — another hit on their hands: Peter Weiss’ Marat/Sade. I say “hopefully has,” because, after their Saturday, March 14th, opening night at the Durham Friends Meeting (Quaker) in Durham, NC, this production (like most others) has been put on hold. The full name of this 1963 play… Read More ›

Raleigh Little Theatre will stage Lauren Gunderson's The Revolutionists, directed by Amy White, on Oct. 4-7 and 11-14 in its Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre (photo by Areon Mobasher)

Sets, Costumes, Acting, and the Script Make RLT’s The Revolutionists a Must-See Show

“It is the struggles of those who have come before us that make us able to continue the struggle today.” So says Sara Thompson, dramaturg for Lauren Gunderson’s The Revolutionists, now playing at Raleigh Little Theatre’s, under the direction of Amy White. Thompson also reminds us that history is written by the victors, something to… Read More ›

Raleigh Little Theatre will stage Lauren Gunderson's The Revolutionists, directed by Amy White, on Oct. 4-7 and 11-14 in its Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre (photo by Areon Mobasher)

The Revolutionists at RLT Praises Four Unsung Heroines of the Bloody French Revolution

Imagine dropping into the salon of 18th century French feminist playwright Olympe de Gouges (1748-93) during the French Revolution (1789-99). King Louis XVI (1754-93) has been dethroned and beheaded, and Queen Marie Antoinette (1755-93) (of “Let them eat cake” fame) has been imprisoned. The leader of the revolution, Jean-Paul Marat, has himself become a despot,… Read More ›