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Bare Theatre and RLT’s Henry VI Boasts Energetic, High-Level Performances

In the heat of the summer, the politics heats up as well; and Lucinda Danner Gainey — the director of Bare Theatre and Raleigh Little Theatre’s current joint production of Henry VI: War of the Roses, which concludes its two-week run on Aug. 4-7 in RLT‘s Louise “Scottie” Stephenson Amphitheatre, casts an abbreviated version of… Read More ›

Tara Nicole Williams and Jake Sheffer star as Pompey the clown and the goofy constable Elbow in "Measure for Measure" (photo by Ron Yorgason)

Bare Theatre Pays Tribute to the Bard by Staging “Measure for Measure” at the Varsity Theatre

Bare Theatre, which is known for its exciting adaptations of William Shakespeare’s work, sets Measure for Measure in the 1920s, and performs its modern-dress production — replete with jazz music and flapper costumes — in Chapel Hill’s Varsity Theatre on Franklin Street, a movie theater in a building built in 1927. Measure for Measure, which… Read More ›

Victor Rivera and Rebecca Blum star as Claudio and Isabella in "Measure for Measure" (photo by Ron Yorgason)

Bare Theatre Sets Its Imaginative Presentation of “Measure for Measure” in Paris in the 1920s

In the words of T.S. Eliot: “Let us go then, you and I …” to Bare Theatre’s modern-dress presentation of Measure for Measure at the Varsity Theatre in Chapel Hill. If we told you that you could spend an evening watching a play about Lust, Chastity, Politics, Justice, Injustice, Deception, Forgiveness, Capital Punishment, Sex, Extortion,… Read More ›

Patrick Torres became Raleigh Little Theatre's 14th artistic director in March 2014

New RLT Artistic Director Patrick Torres’ Inaugural Show, “Much Ado About Nothing,” Is a Smash Hit!

Patrick Torres, the new artistic director of Raleigh Little Theatre, told us in the interview below that he wished to continue RLT‘s legacy. His inaugural show, William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, indicates adherence to his words. The complicated story of two couples — one pair a confirmed bachelor and a bachelorette discovering love, the… Read More ›