Eric Coble’s The Velocity of Autumn Will Be Quite a Treat for Raleigh Little Theatre Audiences

Raleigh Little Theatre will stage Eric Coble's The Velocity of Autumn, directed by Patrick Torres, on Sept. 17-Oct. 3 in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre (artwork by Supriya Jaya)

When was the last time you attended a play in which the opening scene involves one of the characters gaining entry into his 80-year-old mother’s Brownstone by climbing a tree and clumsily negotiating his way in through a second-story window? In Eric Coble’s The Velocity of Autumn, opening this weekend at Raleigh Little Theatre, under… Continue reading Eric Coble’s The Velocity of Autumn Will Be Quite a Treat for Raleigh Little Theatre Audiences

RLT Director Patrick Torres Finds the Soul, and Amy (White) Pridgen Finds the Heart, of This Wonderful Life from Dec. 17th to Dec. 25th

Raleigh Little Theatre will present This Wonderful Life, starring Amy (White) Pridgen, on Dec. 17-25 (photo by Jeremy Diamond)

EDITOR’S NOTE: Nancy Rich’s husband, videographer Rod Rich, taped the online version of this show. The following review is based on the final edited version of that video-on-demand production. — R.W.M. “The theatre is the only institution in the world which has been dying for 4,000 years and has never succumbed. It requires tough and… Continue reading RLT Director Patrick Torres Finds the Soul, and Amy (White) Pridgen Finds the Heart, of This Wonderful Life from Dec. 17th to Dec. 25th

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

Wickedly Funny Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder Is a Diamond in RLT’s Crown

A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder stars Lauren Knott (left) as Sibella, Tyler Graeper as Monty, and Lauren Bamford as Phoebe (photo by Elly McClanahan)

Raleigh Little Theatre’s production of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder opens with a warning to the audience of the grisly contents of the story. Even though the plot line does involve ambition, lust, class privilege, and murder, the show itself is absolutely delightful and as ambitious as its protagonist. From the live orchestra… Continue reading Wickedly Funny Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder Is a Diamond in RLT’s Crown

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder at RLT Exceeds Even the Greatest of Expectations

A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder stars Tyler Graeper as Monty (photo by Brenna Lila Jane Berry-Stewart)

I had no idea that I ever would laugh so much, so hard, and so unashamedly at the antics of a serial-killer! But the delightfully madcap silliness of this script, coupled with the high-octane energy of this cast, the brisk pacing, the flawless singing, and the visual delights of the set, the costumes, and the… Continue reading A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder at RLT Exceeds Even the Greatest of Expectations