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Comedy

The Velocity of Autumn

September 17 - October 3, 2021

Cantey V. Sutton Theatre (General Admission)


The Velocity of Autumn swirls around Alexandra, an 80-year-old artist in a showdown with her family over where she’ll spend her remaining years. In Alexandra’s corner are her wit, her volcanic passion, and the fact that she’s barricaded herself in her Brooklyn brownstone with enough Molotov cocktails to take out the block. But her children have their own secret weapon: estranged son Chris, who returns after 20 years, crawls through Alexandra’s second-floor window and becomes the family’s unlikely mediator. No sooner are the words “Hi, Mom” uttered than the emotional bombs start detonating. The Velocity of Autumn is a wickedly funny and wonderfully touching discovery of the fragility and ferocity of life.

Written by Eric Coble

Directed by Patrick Torres

The Velocity of Autumn is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York.

Performances will take place indoors in the Cantey V. Sutton Theatre to reduced capacity audiences. Masks that cover both the mouth and nose will be required for all audience members while indoors. Please click here to read about RLT’s COVID-19 safety procedures and how they might affect your visit. Health and safety restrictions are subject to change.

Sponsors

Thanks to our Media Sponsor for The Velocity of Autumn, WALTER Magazine.

Ticket Information

Tickets on sale now!

Show Times:

  • Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8:00pm
  • Sundays at 3:00pm

Single ticket prices, excluding tax and fees:

  • Adult: $27
  • Senior/Student: $23

Seniors are age 62 and up. Students are through college.

A maximum of 150 tickets (approx. 50% capacity) will be sold for each performance. Tickets are general admission, but social distancing will be encouraged between groups. Masks that cover both the mouth and nose will be required for all audience members while indoors. Please click here to read more about RLT’s COVID-19 safety procedures. Health and safety restrictions are subject to change.

If you have questions about tickets or seating, please email BoxOffice@RaleighLittleTheatre.org.

Cast List

Alexandra
Mary K. Rowland
Chris
Landon Henry

Accessibility Information

  • All performances are wheelchair accessible.

  • Assistive listening devices are available for all performances.

  • The audio described performance for those with visual disabilities will be announced soon.