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little independent theatre will stage The Roaring Girl on Aug. 11-13 and 18-20 in Burning Coal Theatre Company's Murphey School Auditorium in Raleigh

LIT’s The Roaring Girl Is Good, Fun Theater; But Unnecessary Elements Keep It from being Great

Written in the early 17th century by Thomas Dekker and Thomas Middleton, The Roaring Girl is a Jacobean comedy about a virago named Moll. little independent theatre founder Julya M. Mirro’s adaptation brings the play from London, circa 1610, to Chicago, circa 1946. Think Harry Truman, Nuremberg Trials, and penicillin. The plot is complex, and… Read More ›

The Free Association Theatre Ensemble will present "Rough Crossing" on March 23, 24, and 29-31 at 267 Grande Heights Dr. in Cary, NC (artwork by Ashley Huemmer)

Tom Stoppard’s “Rough Crossing” Is a Backstage Farce Set on a Third-Rate, Shabby Ocean Liner

“I love the text of ‘Rough Crossing’!” says director Julya M. Mirro. “I think that Tom Stoppard … has a wonderful sense of language and timing. In this show, he has a lot of great jokes that are all about the rhythm and pace of the speech. I also really appreciated that it is family-friendly, and evokes the sense of the great Katharine Hepburn/Jimmy Stewart/Cary Grant movies, with lots of playfulness!”

"Our Lady of 121st Street" will run Nov. 11, 12, and 17-19 in Cary

“Our Lady of 121st Street” Is a Hot New Dark Comedy by Hot New New York Dramatist Stephen Adly Guirgis

The New York Times praised “Our Lady of 121st Street” as “a scorching and dark new comedy,” and added, “Mr. Guirgis has one of the finest imaginations for dialogue to come along in years.” New York Magazine concurred: “Stephen Guirgis may be the best playwright in America under forty.”

Julya M. Mirro and Allan Maule star in "Fat Pig"

“Fat Pig” Is an Offbeat Romantic Comedy

The Free Association Theatre Ensemble will present “Fat Pig,” an offbeat romantic comedy by Detroit, MI-born 48-year-old playwright, screenwriter, and film director Neil LaBute, on Sept. 9-24 in FATE’s storefront performance space in the Harrison Pointe Shopping Center in Cary, NC.

"As You Like It" runs Aug. 4-7

The FATE and Applause! Youth-Theater Production of “As You Like It” Has a “Star Wars” Theme

The Free Association Theatre Ensemble and Applause! Cary Youth Theatre will present a modern-dress youth-theater production of William Shakespeare’s knee-slapping pastoral comedy, “As You Like It” (1599-1600), on Aug. 4-7 as the inaugural theatrical presentation at the new Cary Arts Center.