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Remembering Sue Tucker Briggs


Sue Tucker Briggs A note from Patrick Torres, on behalf of RLT: “It is with a heavy heart that I am writing to inform you that Sue Tucker Briggs passed away on July 29. Sue Tucker Briggs’… Read More

RLT Welcomes New Board Members!


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

RLT Welcomes New Executive Director: Heather J. Strickland!


Heather J. Strickland The Raleigh Little Theatre Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Heather J. Strickland as the new Raleigh Little Theatre Executive Director. Strickland comes to RLT from the North Carolina… Read More

Lormarev Jones to Direct “Urinetown”


Lormarev Jones RLT is excited to welcome back Lormarev Jones as director of RLT’s 2019/20 season closer, Urinetown, The Musical! Lormarev recently directed RLT’s… Read More

Dan Eckert: Backstage at Cinderella


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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