The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Takes Raleigh Little Theatre Audiences on an Intensely Compelling Journey

Autism has been a subject of growing fascination over the years, with movies such as Rain Man (1988), Mozart and the Whale (2005), and many others, attempting to make the public more aware of the augmented realities of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). With autism on the rise, the need to understand this new… Continue reading The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Takes Raleigh Little Theatre Audiences on an Intensely Compelling Journey

Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds at Raleigh Little Theatre Is a Joyful Tale of Youthful Courage

Raleigh Little Theatre will stage Bob Marley's Three Little Birds on March 8-24 (photo by Jeannine Borzello)

Anyone in the Triangle area wishing to escape the lingering cold of a winter that just won’t quit need look no further than Raleigh Little Theatre’s radiant production of Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds. Adapted by Michael J. Bobbitt from a charming illustrated children’s book written by Jamaican singer-songwriter Bob Marley’s daughter, Cedella Marley, Three… Continue reading Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds at Raleigh Little Theatre Is a Joyful Tale of Youthful Courage

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

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)

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

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

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)

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,… Continue reading The Revolutionists at RLT Praises Four Unsung Heroines of the Bloody French Revolution

Mike Wiley’s Play, Based on Tim Tyson’s Blood Done Sign My Name, Dramatizes a Racially Charged 1970 Murder in Oxford, NC

The Blood Done Sign My Name cast includes (left) Hope Love, Nickea Latrice, Benaiah Barnes, Justin Toyer, Juan Isler, Jasmine Marshall, and Germona Sharp (photo by Dennis Berfield)

North Carolina writer Tim Tyson is known for his 2004 autobiographical book Blood Done Sign My Name: A True Story, and the 2010 movie about the racially charged murder of Henry “Dickie” Marrow by two white men in the town of Oxford NC, in May of 1970. In the aftermath of the acquittal of the… Continue reading Mike Wiley’s Play, Based on Tim Tyson’s Blood Done Sign My Name, Dramatizes a Racially Charged 1970 Murder in Oxford, NC