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Raleigh Little Theatre’s Cinderella Has More Verve and Energy Than a Triple Espresso!

It’s December in Raleigh, and that means Cinderella is back at Raleigh Little Theatre for its 36th year. This year’s production is a fitting one to end the decade, packed with more verve and energy than a triple espresso, with extra foam of fun on top. RLT‘s 2019 edition of Cinderella, which will run Thursday-Sunday… Read More ›

Raleigh Little Theatre will stage its 35th annual production of Cinderella on Nov. 30-Dec. 16

Festive, Hilarious, Modern, and Altogether Magical, RLT’s Cinderella Is a Delight

Raleigh Little Theatre’s Nov. 30th opening-night performance of Cinderella enchanted RLT patrons of all ages with its festive, hilarious, cleverly modern, and altogether magical rendition of the classic fairy tale. This RLT holiday tradition for 35 years once again delighted families as it kicked off the Christmas season to a packed house, this time under… Read More ›

Lauren Bamford plays the title role in Cinderella (photo by Elspeth McClanahan)

Raleigh Little Theatre’s Cinderella Is a Must-See Triangle Christmas Tradition

As a transplant to the Triangle area, all I knew about Raleigh Little Theatre’s 34th annual production of Cinderella is that it is a must-see Triangle Christmas tradition. I first caught the show last year; and since then, I have learned much about the show’s rich, decades-long history, and about RLT‘s wonderful theater community in… Read More ›

The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle is accompanying the Carolina Ballet's production of Tchaikovsky's "Sleeping Beauty" on May 15-18 (photo by Christ Walt Photography)

Every Aspect of Carolina Ballet’s Production of Tchaikovsky’s “Sleeping Beauty” Is a Delight

Carolina Ballet is closing its 2013-14 season with its production of Sleeping Beauty, presented in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium with live accompaniment by the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle. Every aspect of the production was a delight, from the performances to the luscious costumes to Tchaikovsky’s beautiful score. Carolina Ballet artistic director Robert Weiss, although adding… Read More ›

Raleigh Little Theatre’s Musical Comedy “Cinderella” Is a Zany Fractured 17th Century French Fairy Tale

Raleigh Little Theatre will present its gala 29th annual production of “Cinderella” on Dec. 6-9 and 13-16 in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre. Director Haskell Fitz-Simons has directed all 29 RLT productions of Cinderella, which RLT first performed on Dec. 13, 1984. “Cinderella” features music by Jim Eiler and Jeanne Bargy and a book and lyrics by Eiler, based on the familiar French fairy tale by Charles Perrault (1628-1703).