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Chris McBennett and McKenna Waldron star as Romeo and Juliet (photo by Yorgason Photography)

Bare Theatre’s Romeo and Juliet Imagines a City on Fire

If any of William Shakespeare’s plays do not warrant restaging, Romeo and Juliet is #1 with a bullet. Unless a unique perspective can be taken and executed well. Many directors have sought to keep this story alive for new audiences. We have seen a martial arts film starring Jet Li, a Broadway musical about gangs… Read More ›

Bare Theatre and RLT’s Henry VI Boasts Energetic, High-Level Performances

In the heat of the summer, the politics heats up as well; and Lucinda Danner Gainey — the director of Bare Theatre and Raleigh Little Theatre’s current joint production of Henry VI: War of the Roses, which concludes its two-week run on Aug. 4-7 in RLT‘s Louise “Scottie” Stephenson Amphitheatre, casts an abbreviated version of… Read More ›

"One Night of Absolute Dismay: A Night of Contemporary Short Plays" runs Feb. 16-19 and 23-26 at Common Ground Theatre (photo by Jason Bailey)

“One Night of Absolute Dismay” Is a Collection of One-Act Plays by Contemporary Playwrights

Bare Theatre’s third annual collection of one-act plays, “One Night of Absolute Dismay: A Night of Contemporary Short Plays,” tackles “23 dysfunctional relationships. 12 characters. 4 shows. One night of absolute dismay.”

"Oh Sh!t, It's Another Evening of One-Act Plays" ends Feb. 27th

“Oh Sh!t” Sparkles in “The Shakespeare Zone”

Like any four-part program of contemporary one-act plays, “Oh Sh!t, It’s Another Evening of One-Act Plays,” presented by Bare Theatre, is a mixed bag. But “The Shakespeare Zone” is a splendid spoof of reality television, TV game shows, commercials, and iconic television series, such as “Law & Order,” “CSI,” etc.

"Oh Sh!t, It's Another Evening of One-Act Plays" opens Feb. 17th

Bare Theatre Presents “Oh Sh!t, It’s Another Evening of One-Act Plays” at Common Ground Theatre

Bare Theatre concludes its sixth season with “Oh Sh!t, It’s Another Evening of One-Act Plays,” a program of four contemporary one-act plays, on Feb. 17-27 at Common Ground Theatre in Durham.