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You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown at Raleigh Little Theatre Is a Fast, Fun, Upbeat Opportunity to Reunite with the Peanuts Gang

It’s always fun to see old friends! It’s especially fun to discover that they can sing and dance. And Raleigh Little Theatre’s production of Clark Gesner’s 1967 Off-Broadway, 1968 West End, and 1971 Broadway musical You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown affords a fast, fun, and upbeat opportunity to have such a reunion as well… Read More ›

The RLT rendition of Pippin stars Jesse Farmer (top center) as Pippin (photo by Areon Mobasher)

RLT’s Rendition of Pippin Is Entirely Enjoyable, with Star Turns by Deanna Richards, Jesse Farmer, and Rebecca Johnston

The 1972 Broadway production of Pippin is a Tony®- and Drama Desk Award-winning creation by some of the masters of the Broadway stage, with signature choreography of Bob Fosse, music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and a book by Roger O. Hirson, who passed away only a few days before Raleigh Little Theatre’s version of… Read More ›

Despite Some Occasional Strong Language, We Highly Recommend Sister Act at RLT

Sister Act, which is now playing in Raleigh Little Theatre’s Cantey V. Sutton Theatre, under the direction of Nancy Gardner Rich, is a feel-good story about a scrappy Detroit lounge singer, Delores Van Cartier (“Car-ti-YAY — like the store,” she says), who dreams that her big voice and dance moves will lead to fame and… Read More ›

Tyanna West stars as disco-queen-on-the-lam Deloris Van Cartier in Raleigh Little Theatre‘s Aug. 17th-Sept. 9th community-theater presentation of Sister Act (photo by Areon Mobasher Photography)

Raleigh Little Theatre’s Rendition of Sister Act Is the Perfect Introduction to Musical Theater for Theatergoers of All Ages

Sister Act, which opens tonight in Raleigh Little Theatre’s Cantey V. Sutton Theatre, under the direction of Nancy Gardner Rich, has had an unusual history for a West End and Broadway musical. It started out as a film designed for Bette Midler, but was eventually made starring Whoopi Goldberg. The 1992 film was not exactly… Read More ›