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Bare Theatre’s Two Gentlemen of Verona Is a Light-Hearted Early Shakespearean Frolic

Carmen-Maria Mandley founded Bare Theatre in 2001, to perform a reading of William Shakespeare’s Coriolanus, and that encouraged her to try Much Ado About Nothing a little later. The company sort of languished until 2005, when Heather J. Strickland joined Mandley, and G. Todd Buker became the company composer and created the music for Titus… Read More ›

Bare Theatre will open its 10th season with William Shakespeare's "Coriolanus" on Sept. 18-20 and 25-27 and Oct. 2-4 on Halifax Mall in downtown Raleigh

Bare Theatre’s “Coriolanus” Is Must-See Shakespeare

Bare Theatre emphasizes the political frustrations being enacted on Halifax Mall of late — as protested by Occupy Raleigh in 2011 and “Moral Mondays” since the last election of a governor — with the infrequently performed tragedy the Coriolanus, which has been called the Bard’s “most political play.” G. Todd Buker, managing director of Bare… Read More ›

Bare Theatre will present "The Leader," a program of one-act plays by Eugene Ionesco and others, on Oct. 25-28 at Common Ground Theatre in Durham and on Nov. 3, 4, and 8-11 at the Visual Art Exchange in Raleigh

“The Leader” Is a Provocative Program of One-Act Plays by Eugene Ionesco and Other Playwrights

Just in time for the nationwide General Election on Nov. 6th, Bare Theatre of Raleigh, NC is presenting “The Leader,” a program of one-act plays about politics, including “The Leader” by Romanian and French playwright provocateur Eugene Ionesco (1909-94), on Oct. 25-28 at Common Ground Theatre in Durham and on Nov. 3, 4, and 8-11 at the Visual Art Exchange in Raleigh.

"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.