Dan Eckert: Backstage at Cinderella

12/11/2019

Dan Eckert is the current Stage Manager of Cinderella and has been involved behind the scenes on the show for 20 years! He has served as Stage Manager and ASM on over 30 RLT productions in addition to backstage… Read More

Executive Transition at RLT

11/22/2019

Dear Friends, Today we announce that Charles Phaneuf, RLT’s Executive Director since 2012, will leave the organization at the end of January. We have an interim operational plan in place and have formed a search committee to find his successor. Read More

Divas! ’19 Spotlight: Dee Penven-Crew

09/16/2019

On May 4th, 2019, Dee Penven-Crew was crowned RLT’s winning Diva, raising a record-breaking total of $20,036 to benefit Raleigh Little Theatre! It was truly a fabulous and historic night. We caught up with Dee to learn more about how… Read More

Patrick Torres’ Fifth Anniversary as Artistic Director

08/01/2019

Today is Patrick Torres’ five year anniversary as Artistic Director here at RLT. In that time, he’s overseen 68 productions and directed 13 of his own. Those shows have reached 42,260 patrons, he’s worked with 179 actors and… Read More

RLT Welcomes New Board Members & Officers, Thanks Outgoing Board

07/15/2019

As a nonprofit theater, Raleigh Little Theatre relies on a dedicated and talented board of directors to accomplish its mission. July 1st is the beginning of RLT’s fiscal year and season, and the theater welcomes five new board members as… Read More

Exciting Changes in the Costume Shop

11/16/2018

Friends, Our Costume Designer, Vicki Olson, will be retiring on Friday, November 30, which is opening night of “Cinderella.” We are extraordinarily happy for Vicki as she transitions into retirement and will… Read More

Cantey Venable Sutton Joins the Raleigh Hall of Fame

11/13/2018

Cantey Venable Sutton was an artist, author, philanthropist, performer, and volunteer whose accomplishments have endured for nearly a century. Her most notable and durable contribution to Raleigh stands at the corner of Pogue and Everett Streets: The Raleigh… Read More

Kathy Gruer and Brian Shawcroft Honor RLT with a New Sculpture of Comedy and Tragedy

11/07/2018

Thank you to Kathy Gruer and Brian Shawcroft for a lovely gift to the Raleigh Little Theatre! Architect Brian Shawcroft designed the Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre (completed in 1989) and the lobby addition to the Sutton Theatre (completed in… Read More

Seeking Your Stories!

08/06/2018

Introducing #MyRLTStory, a new way to get to know the RLT community. RLT tells many stories each season. These stories are magical, inspiring, tragic, and a downright good time. But we know that the most incredible… Read More

Become an Inaugural Member of the 1936 Legacy Society!

06/28/2018

1936 marks the year a group of Raleigh citizens created the Raleigh Little Theatre actors’ group, the basis of the RLT campus, plays, and programs we continue to celebrate today. Continue RLT’s mission, history, and programs through a… Read More

Linda O’Day Young

12/23/2017

To our RLT family, It is with heavy hearts that we must share the news with you that Linda O’Day Young has passed away. As most of you know, Linda was an incredible artist and mentor and served RLT… Read More

RLT Welcomes New Board Members and Officers

07/11/2017

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