Our Mission

Our Mission RLT is a welcoming community using theatre to enrich, educate, entertain and engage volunteers, students and audiences of all ages. Our Vision Performance:┬áTo offer innovative, engaging and diverse theatre and education…

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Statement & Actions

The cast of RLT’s “Pippin” in 2019. Raleigh Little Theatre exists to create and teach theatre in a way that serves our community, offers a place for all to live their best creative life, and embraces…

Our People

RLT has a full time staff of theatre and education professionals. We also contract with a large number of instructors to teach our classes and camps year round. And to oversee the operation of the theatre, RLT’s board of directors…

Our Sponsors

Show sponsors The following organizations are supporting our productions this season: Raleigh Arts Commission United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County North Carolina Arts Council…

Our History at a Glance

In 1936, a group of passionate local performers joined forces with technical workers from the Federal Theatre Project to begin a community theatre in Raleigh, joining a nation-wide movement of little theatres focused on intimate, non-commercial theater. Civic leader Cantey…

Our Past Shows

Here you’ll find an archive our our shows and events.Share this:FacebookTwitter…

Curtain Up! RLT's First 50 Years

Begun in 1936, Raleigh Little Theatre is now one of the oldest continuously operating community theatres in the country. RLT started when a group of Raleigh performers joined forces with technical workers from the Federal Theatre to bring community theatre to Raleigh.

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Announcing the 2018-2019 Season: Acts of Courage

The plays and musicals that were chosen contain characters who must take a strong stand in the face of seemingly overwhelming obstacles. By taking a stand, these individuals learn more about their own capacity for making the world a better place.

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RLT has only a small staff and it relies on volunteers in just about every aspect of producing shows.

Visit the Rose Garden

One of three accredited gardens in the Carolinas, the Raleigh Rose Garden at RLT is the display garden for all new roses presented by the All American Rose Society.