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Raleigh Little Theatre’s 37th Annual Presentation of Cinderella Is a Joy! BRING YOUR CHILDREN!

BRING YOUR CHILDREN! I don’t mean to shout, but I wanted to highlight this point. Raleigh Little Theatre’s Cinderella musical is not the Disney version nor the Rodgers and Hammerstein version. It is in the style of British Panto or Pantomime, a style of interactive theater typically using a familiar fairy tale and generally performed… Read More ›

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

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… Read More ›

Raleigh Little Theatre’s Outdoor Production of Beehive Is a Feast for the Ear and the Eye

As if it could get any hotter, Raleigh Little Theatre heats up the night with Beehive: The 60’s Musical. Six amazing ladies brought the global warming to the Louise “Scottie” Stephenson Amphitheatre on the opening-night performance on Thursday, Aug. 12th. The show, created by Larry Gallagher, is a musical revue of songs from the 1960’s… Read More ›

Raleigh Little Theatre Forks the Lightning of The Mountaintop, Katori Hall’s Speculative Drama About Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Last Night

On an overcast night last weekend in Raleigh Little Theatre’s Louise “Scottie” Stephenson Amphitheatre, the audience for The Mountaintop by Katori Hall found itself in a motel room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, TN, back on April 3, 1968. They soon discover that it is the room of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (played… Read More ›

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

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… Read More ›