The Tempest

Jul 21 – Jul 30

Marooned and left to die on a remote island, Prospero can command spirits, create apparitions, and manipulate the elements. By using his magic, he assembles his enemies to take revenge on them, and in the process, awakens in Miranda, his…

Movies in the Garden

Jul 20 – Aug 10

Join us this summer as we present four FREE outdoor movies on Thursdays in July & August! All movies will be held in the Stephenson Amphitheatre next to the Raleigh Rose Garden.


Aug 25 – Sep 10

A moving and celebratory musical play in which hats become a springboard for an exploration of Black history and identity is seen through the eyes of a young black woman who has come down South to stay with her aunt…

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Auditions: Perfect Arrangement

Raleigh Little Theatre will be holding auditions for Perfect Arrangement by Topher Payne on Monday, August 14th and Tuesday, August 15th with call backs on Wednesday, August 16th. The production will be directed by Patrick Torres. Read More

Auditions: Grace for President

Raleigh Little Theatre will be holding auditions for Grace for President by Joan Cushing on Monday, August 7th and Tuesday, August 8th with call backs on Wednesday, August 9th. Important dates Auditions: Monday and Tuesday, August 7th and 8th, at… Read More

RLT Welcomes New Board Members and Officers

Please join us in welcoming new board members to serve three year terms through 2020: Gene Jones (Morningstar Law Group) Adrienne Kelly-Lumpkin (Communities in Schools) Sejal R. Mehta (Attorney at law) Graham Satisky… Read More

All Single Tickets Now On Sale!

Starting today, single tickets go on sale for all of the adult plays in the 2017-18 Season of Groundbreakers: Sutton Series of classic plays (all in RLT’s Sutton Theatre) “Crowns” – August 25 – September 10… Read More

“Crowns” Photo Contest

What is the story of the Crown that you wear? “Countless black women would rather attend church naked than hatless. For these women, a church hat, flamboyant as it may be, is no mere fashion accessory; it’s a cherished… Read More

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