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Imagination and Energy Are Hallmarks of Bare Theatre’s Production of Timon of Athens

We attended the Thursday, March 7th, performance of the Club Show for ages 18+ version of Bare Theatre’s production of William Shakespeare’s Timon of Athens at The Wicked Witch in Raleigh, NC (one of two alternating venues for the show). The best words to describe director Dustin Britt’s interpretation of the play would be immersive… Read More ›

Bare Theatre’s Flamboyant Timon of Athens Is a Bold, Sassy, and Raw Passion Project

Every once in a while, someone decides to take a crack at one of William Shakespeare’s most notorious “problem plays,” such as Timon of Athens. Its original format is written with inconsistencies uncharacteristic of The Bard (indeed, some sources question if he even wrote it at all, or possibly wrote in conjunction with someone else,… Read More ›

Clever Staging and Energetic Performances Make Timon of Athens Well Worth Seeing

Some scholars believe other playwrights (with Thomas Middleton being the prime candidate), in addition to William Shakespeare, penned portions of Timon of Athens, which was first produced only after his death. Fortunately for us, Bare Theatre presents works of The Bard rarely seen in this area. They also present his work with no regard for… Read More ›

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 ›