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I Never Saw Another Butterfly at the Forest Moon Theater Recreates Poignant Moments in the Lives of Holocaust Children

Imagine growing up in a world that is so devastatingly destroyed that butterflies no longer exist! The butterfly is a multifaceted metaphor in the Forest Moon Theater’s production of Celeste Raspanti’s I Never Saw Another Butterfly. Its image brings to mind the beauty and fragility of the natural world. At the same time, it suggests… Read More ›

Gripping and Powerful, Forest Moon Theater’s I Never Saw Another Butterfly Has a Profound Effect on Audiences

Based on a collection of art and poetry created by children who lived in the concentration camp known as Theresienstadt, Celeste Raspanti’s powerful I Never Saw Another Butterfly, onstage now at Forest Moon Theater under the direction of Judy M. Dove, is an unforgettable experience. Coupled with artwork and the guest speakers scheduled at different… Read More ›

Forest Moon Theater's Nov. 9-18 production of The Memory of Water stars (from left) Ashley Rebecca Jones as Teresa, Emily Yates as Catherine, and Kirsten Ehlert as Mary (photo by David Eliot Leone)

Forest Moon Theater’s Energetic Cast for The Memory of Water by Shelagh Stephenson Creates Some Delightful Comic Characters

The Forest Moon Theater’s production of The Memory of Water is another strong show, staged by the Forest Moon Theater in its newly refurbished digs in the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts in Wake Forest, NC. This entertaining 1996 British comedy by English actress and playwright Shelagh Stephenson touches life at its sorest… Read More ›

Proof stars Wayne Burtoft as Robert and Liz Webb as Catherine (photo by David Leone)

Liz Webb Sparkles as Catherine in the Forest Moon Theater’s Impressive Production of Proof

While the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts is undergoing renovation, Forest Moon Theater has successfully produced two shows at a temporary venue — the Wake Forest Community House. Just as the company did in February with Sylvia, they have quite handily converted the space into a theater; and director Bob Baird has mounted… Read More ›

Proof stars Wayne Burtoft as Robert and Liz Webb as Catherine (photo by David Leone)

David Auburn’s Proof Is Well-Written and Excellently Acted at Forest Moon Theater

Playwright David Auburn won the Tony Award® for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Best Drama in 2001 for his play Proof , a love story centering on the phenomenon of emotional distress among mathematicians. Forest Moon Theater’s community-theater production of this play opened Friday night at the Wake Forest Community House, located at… Read More ›