Director Dustin Britt Imaginatively Blocks Bare Theatre’s Fast-Paced, Up-Tempo Marat/Sade

The remaining performances of Bare Theatre's presentation of Marat/Sade have been POSTPONED until April

Bare Theatre had — and, hopefully, still has — another hit on their hands: Peter Weiss’ Marat/Sade. I say “hopefully has,” because, after their Saturday, March 14th, opening night at the Durham Friends Meeting (Quaker) in Durham, NC, this production (like most others) has been put on hold. The full name of this 1963 play… Continue reading Director Dustin Britt Imaginatively Blocks Bare Theatre’s Fast-Paced, Up-Tempo Marat/Sade

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

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

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

Bartlett, Manbites Dog, and Ward Theatre Companies Top Dustin K. Britt’s “Best Of 2017” List

Dale Wolf and Caitlin Wells appear in the ensemble of "Orlando," a co-production of The Delta Boys and Manbites Dog.

Now in its second year, Dustin K. Britt’s “Britt Picks Live” is an overview of the best in triangle theatre. Presented via Facebook Live, Britt announced his picks on Sunday night after nearly 60 published reviews in 2017. A recording of the broadcast can be found HERE. The discussion will continue alongside other triangle arts… Continue reading Bartlett, Manbites Dog, and Ward Theatre Companies Top Dustin K. Britt’s “Best Of 2017” List