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Bare Theatre’s Two Gentlemen of Verona Is a Light-Hearted Early Shakespearean Frolic

Carmen-Maria Mandley founded Bare Theatre in 2001, to perform a reading of William Shakespeare’s Coriolanus, and that encouraged her to try Much Ado About Nothing a little later. The company sort of languished until 2005, when Heather J. Strickland joined Mandley, and G. Todd Buker became the company composer and created the music for Titus… Read More ›

Bare Theatre will open its 10th season with William Shakespeare's "Coriolanus" on Sept. 18-20 and 25-27 and Oct. 2-4 on Halifax Mall in downtown Raleigh

Bare Theatre’s “Coriolanus” Is Must-See Shakespeare

Bare Theatre emphasizes the political frustrations being enacted on Halifax Mall of late — as protested by Occupy Raleigh in 2011 and “Moral Mondays” since the last election of a governor — with the infrequently performed tragedy the Coriolanus, which has been called the Bard’s “most political play.” G. Todd Buker, managing director of Bare… Read More ›

Bare Theatre will present "The Leader," a program of one-act plays by Eugene Ionesco and others, on Oct. 25-28 at Common Ground Theatre in Durham and on Nov. 3, 4, and 8-11 at the Visual Art Exchange in Raleigh

“The Leader” Is a Provocative Program of One-Act Plays by Eugene Ionesco and Other Playwrights

Just in time for the nationwide General Election on Nov. 6th, Bare Theatre of Raleigh, NC is presenting “The Leader,” a program of one-act plays about politics, including “The Leader” by Romanian and French playwright provocateur Eugene Ionesco (1909-94), on Oct. 25-28 at Common Ground Theatre in Durham and on Nov. 3, 4, and 8-11 at the Visual Art Exchange in Raleigh.

"Much Ado About Nothing" runs Oct. 27-30 in Durham and Nov. 5, 6, and 10-13 in Raleigh

Bare Theatre Gives William Shakespeare’s Romantic Comedy “Much Ado About Nothing” a Sci-Fi Makeover

“Much Ado About Nothing” is a comedy about love and deception, with one of the greatest love/hate relationships in literature, between Beatrice and Benedick [Olivia Griego and Jeff Aguiar]. The two battle wits as friends and family try to trick them into loving each other.

“Henry V” | Review by Susie Potter

“HENRY V” OFFERS A STRONG YOUNG CAST AND NOT MUCH ELSE

Mastering the works of William Shakespeare is a difficult undertaking for even the most seasoned of actors. This statement sums up why Raleigh, NC-based Bare Theatre’s Rogue Company presentation of HENRY V is less than inspired