The Midnight Dreary Festival

Oct 27 – Nov 06

This October, RLT will celebrate the work of Edgar Allan Poe through a series of readings and a festival of work created by the community entitled The Midnight Dreary Festival: Community Interpretations of Edgar Allan Poe.

Movies in the Garden: Coco

Oct 30

We are excited to bring back Movies in the Garden for a pre-Halloween family-friendly celebration! Join us as we present Disney-Pixar's Coco in the Stephenson Amphitheatre, next to the Raleigh Rose Garden.


Nov 07 – Nov 15

Imagine a single balloon changing one person’s life forever. Balloonacy is a tender, uplifting one-performer show for the little ones (and the big ones too), and it’s our next Family Series production! Sweet, inventive, and packed with physical comedy, this…

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The Midnight Dreary Festival – Education Materials

We’re excited to start releasing The Midnight Dreary Festival radio plays tonight! See below for some materials curated by our Director of Education, Meredyth Pederson Cooper. These materials will give you more insight about Edgar Allen Poe’s life and… Read More

Cast list: This Wonderful Life

The following actor has been cast in RLT’s production of This Wonderful Life: Narrator: Amy (White) Pridgen The production will be directed by Patrick Torres, with costume design by Jenny Mitchell and Cynita Lew stage managing. Tickets go on sale… Read More

Cast list: Balloonacy

The following actor has been cast in RLT’s production of Balloonacy: Old Man: Kevin Roberge The production will be directed by Jesse Gephart, with scenic design by Miyuki Su and Scott Wray stage managing. Tickets go on sale for… Read More

Rose Garden Stormwater Improvements Project

Status of construction in the Rose Garden on May 6, 2020 Update: As of October 2020, the construction is complete, the new bio-retention area has been planted, and Rose Garden rentals have resumed. Although the Rose… Read More

Auditions: Balloonacy and This Wonderful Life

Raleigh Little Theatre will be holding auditions by video submission for two separate one-person productions, Balloonacy (to be performed in November) and This Wonderful Life (to be performed in December). Both productions are to be directed by Patrick Torres. Audition… Read More

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