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Forest Moon Theater's production of Anne of Green Gables stars Elly Boldizar as Anne Shirley and Wayne Burtoft as Matthew Cuthbert (photo by David Leone)

Peter DeLaurier’s Anne of Green Gables Is a Nice Old-Fashioned Play, with Valuable Messages

On March 10-12 and 17-19, Forest Moon Theater takes on the daunting task of staging the childhood classic Anne of Green Gables at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre in Wake Forest, NC. The play is based on the 1908 novel, written by Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery (L.M. Montgomery) and adapted for the stage by… Read More ›

Jill Cromwell (left) and Benji Jones star as Agnes and Dr. Livingston (photo by David Leone)

Forest Moon Theater’s Deeply Engaging Agnes of God Moves to Sonorous Road on Feb. 23-26

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world, have mercy on us. Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world, have mercy on us. Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world, grant us peace. The name of John Pielmeier’s Tony Award®-winning play, Agnes of God… Read More ›

Forest Moon Theater's production of Agnes of God, directed by Bob Baird, stars (from left) Benji Jones as Dr. Livingston, Jill Cromwell as Agnes, and Gilly Conklin as Mother Miriam (photo by David Leone)

Three Fine Actresses Resurrect John Pielmeier’s Agnes of God for the Forest Moon Theater

Three fine actresses resurrect John Pielmeier’s Agnes of God for Wake Forest, NC’s Forest Moon Theater. Pielmeier’s 1979 drama, runs through Feb. 19th at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre and will then run from Feb. 23rd through the 26th at Sonorous Road Theatre on Oberlin Road in Raleigh. The title is a pun on the… Read More ›

Forest Moon Theater will stage Arsenic and Old Lace Sept. 23-25 in the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre

Forest Moon Theater Can’t Bring Joseph Kesselring’s Arsenic and Old Lace Back to Life

Forest Moon Theater, Wake Forest’s first and only community theater, opened its fourth season this weekend with Arsenic and Old Lace, a dark comedy by American playwright Joseph O. Kesselring. Written in 1939, the play made its Broadway debut in 1941 and ran for 1,444 performances, closing in 1944. The original Broadway cast included Boris… Read More ›

The Forest Moon Theater's community-theater presentation of Shakespeare in Hollywood stars (from left) Abbe Fralix as Puck, Victoria Blake as Olivia, and Tom Barbieri as Oberon (photo by David Leone)

Puck’s Miscues Turn Shakespeare in Hollywood into a Madhouse of Love-Potion-Induced Love Triangles

Local stages have frequently treated us to the comic works of Ken Ludwig. In recent years, Triangle area audiences have laughed at Moon Over Buffalo, Lend Me a Tenor, and Leading Ladies. Now Forest Moon Theater in Wake Forest has given us yet another Ken Ludwig comedy. Directed by Bob Baird and concluding its two-week… Read More ›

Lively and Eager Forest Moon Theater Cast Performs “Deathtrap” with Brio

The Forest Moon Theater at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, now in its third year, opened its first four-production season on Sept. 18th, with the venerable comedy-thriller Deathtrap by Ira Levin. Like other great comedy/mysteries, such as Arsenic and Old Lace, Ten Little Indians, and The Mousetrap, Deathtrap is already familiar to many audience members…. Read More ›

Forest Moon Theater will present Ira Levin's 1978 comedy-thriller, "Deathtrap" on Sept. 18-20 and 24-26 in the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre in Wake Forest

Forest Moon Theater Builds a Better Mousetrap, or Rather “Deathtrap”

“Is this a dagger I see before me?” The last time that we saw Wade Newhouse, he was in a certain “Scottish play,” and he was playing a character that was plotting a murder, and his wife was involved. And, yes, it was a dagger, “handle toward [his] hand.” Déjà vu? The Forest Moon Theater’s… Read More ›

Auditions for “One Lane Bridge”

Forest Moon will hold auditions for our first all-teens theater production, One Lane Bridge, open to actors and crew members ages 13-19. Reminiscent of a Twilight Zone episode, One Lane Bridge is a one-act play set on a snowy night that will not end well for two young people. The play will be directed by… Read More ›

Auditions for “Helium”

Forest Moon Theater will hold open auditions for Helium on July 16 and 17, 2014 from 6:30-9:30pm at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, located at 405 Brooks St. in Wake Forest, NC. Parts are available for three adult female and three younger male actors ages 10-17. Actors will have an opportunity to present a short… Read More ›

“Curiosity Cat” Opens Friday, March 21st in Wake Forest

Curiosity Cat opens Friday, March 21 at the Forest Moon Theater in Wake Forest. Performances are at 7pm Friday and Saturday, and 3pm Sunday at the Franklin Academy Theater on Chalk Rd. Visit for more information.