Theatre of Dare presents 'Boeing Boeing' in April 2017.

Theatre Of Dare Presents Comedy ‘Boeing Boeing’ In April

Theatre of Dare has announced the final production of its 2016-2017 season, presenting the 55-year-old French comedy Boeing Boeing live on stage in Manteo for six shows during last two weekends of April. “Drink...

King Arthur of Camelot (Stuart Parks II, right) and his loyal squire Patsy (Claire Stansky) are heading to the Outer Banks for Theatre of Dare’s upcoming production of ‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’, opening at the COA Auditorium in Manteo February 17.

Theatre of Dare Presents ‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’ on Stage

When Theatre of Dare decided to go “all comedy” for its 2016-17 season, the obvious choice for the group’s annual big cast, big-budget musical became abundantly clear: Monty Python’s 2004 Broadway hit Spamalot. “Not many musicals...

Theatre of Dare presents 'The Dining Room'.

Theatre of Dare Presents ‘The Dining Room’ In November

Theatre of Dare will present a new comedy this month that will bring the audience on stage for The Dining Room, opening this weekend. The lead player in Theatre of Dare’s fall production of...

Rainbow Puppet Productions presents 'The Night Before Christmas' live on Dec. 3, 2016 at Roanoke Island Festival Park.

Rainbow Puppets Bring ‘The Night Before Christmas’ To Life In Manteo

Rainbow Puppet Productions will bring The Night Before Christmas to life in a new live show on stage at Roanoke Island Festival Park this December. One of the world’s most beloved children’s poems teams...

Theatre of Dare presents 'Lying in State' in October 2016.

Theatre of Dare Announces Free Preview of Comedy ‘Lying in State’

They say that laughter is the best medicine, and right now, the Outer Banks could use a healthy dose of it, Theatre of Dare has decided to contribute to Hurricane Matthew recovery in their...

Theatre of Dare presents 'Lying in State' in October 2016.

Theatre of Dare Opens Season with ‘Lying In State’ Political Comedy

Theatre of Dare has announced that their upcoming 26th season will open this month with the timely political comedy Lying In State. Crusty campaign managers. Ex-wives. A dim-witted governor.  Exotic dancers. Self-promoting businessmen. No, they’re...

'PsychoPath: Carnevil' Outer Banks haunted trail, presented by The Lost Colony for Halloween in October 2016.

UPDATE: PsychoPath Haunt CANCELLED for Halloween 2016

UPDATE: We have been notified that this event has been cancelled. (updated 9/7/16) Please click here for more Halloween events on the Outer Banks!  The producers of The Lost Colony will once again unleash terror...

Really Big Dinosaur

‘Really Big Dinosaur Show’ Stomps Over To Roanoke Island Festival Park

Rainbow Puppets will present the Really Big Dinosaur Show kids production live on stage at Roanoke Island Festival Park next week. It’s not called “The Really Big Dinosaur Show” for nothing… there’s a long-necked dinosaur that stretches...

Bright Star Touring Company presents 'Aesop's Fables' children's show at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo in July 2016!

‘Aesop’s Fables’ Kids Show Comes To Roanoke Island Festival Park

Bright Star Touring Company will present Aesop’s Fables Children’s Show this month at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. Aesop’s Fables is a 45-minute whirlwind adventure through the beloved centuries old tales. Bright Star’s professional...

Velveteen Rabbit

‘Velveteen Rabbit’ Kids Show Hops Over To Roanoke Island Festival Park

Bright Star Touring Company will present The Velveteen Rabbit children’s show this month at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. This literary classic is routinely named one of the top books for children, and...

Charlotte's Web

Get Caught In ‘Charlotte’s Web’ At Roanoke Island Festival Park

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke’s University Theatre brings Charlotte’s Web to Roanoke Island Festival Park this month in family friendly children’s show. The Children’s Literature Association named this “the best American children’s...

'Once Upon a Time' kids show plays at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo July 6-8, 2016.

‘Once Upon a Time’ Kids Show Playing at Roanoke Island Festival Park

Bright Star Touring Company will present the children’s show Once Upon a Time in the Indoor Theatre at Roanoke Island Festival Park in July. Literature comes to life in this hysterical production, bringing to the stage...

Archaeologists recently discovered two pieces of pottery that belonged to a medicine jar likely used by a member of The Lost Colony. (photo courtesy of National Park Service)

Archaeologists Find Pieces of Lost Colony Mystery

The mystery of what really happened to The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island is America’s original urban legend and may never be completely solved, but a small piece of the answer was recently uncovered...

'The Emperor's New Clothes' children's show will be live at Roanoke Island Festival Park on June 29-30 and July 1, 2016.

‘Emperor’s New Clothes’ Kids Show Playing In Manteo

Grey Seal Puppets will present the classic tale The Emperor’s New Clothes in fun new children’s show live on stage at inside the Indoor Theatre at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. What’s big...

OBX Mystery Dinner presents 'A Deadly Reunion'

OBX Mystery Dinner Goes All Local For ‘A Deadly Reunion’

As it opens its third season entertaining seasonal crowds in Kill Devil Hills this weekend, the OBX Mystery Dinner can boast a whole host of local roots. This year’s production – entitled A Deadly...

'The Lost Colony' is performed live at Waterside Theatre on Ronaoke Island, North Carolina every summer since 1937. (photo by OBXentertainment.com)

‘The Lost Colony’ 79th Season Performance Dates Announced

The Lost Colony will open its 79th season on May 27 and run through August 20 at Manteo’s Waterside Theatre, on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, the story of America’s first unsolved mystery. The elaborate...

The "Burning Girl"' dashes across 'The Lost Colony' stage after being set ablaze by one of Wanchese's warriors in the new production at Waterside Theatre. (photo: Jessica Hudson/The Lost Colony)

Burning Girl Returning To ‘The Lost Colony’ 79th Season

The “Burning Girl” made a fiery return to the stage in last year’s production of the The Lost Colony, and now we have confirmation that she will once again be featured among the highlights...

Science and art go head to head as Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso (David Rolf and Daniel Ziegler, foreground) meet in a French bar filled with memorable characters (L-R: Abigael McGaha, Kat Morgan, Stuart Parks II, Penelope Carroll, Rob Jenkins, Jessica Sands, Don Bridge, Shaun Olson, and Beth Egbert) in Theatre of Dare’s production of Steve Martin’s 'Picasso at the Lapin Agile'.

Theatre Of Dare Presents Steve Martin Comedy In April

Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso walk into a bar, and the rest is history. That’s the concept behind Picasso at the Lapin Agile, a comedy by beloved comedian, actor, and musician Steve Martin that...

Con man Harold Hill (Stuart Parks II) woos skeptical River City librarian Marian Paroo (Brittany S. Weber) in Theatre of Dare's upcoming production of "The Music Man", opening at the COA Auditorium in Manteo on March 11.

Theatre of Dare Marches ‘The Music Man’ into Manteo

Theatre of Dare will present their production of the popular musical The Music Man live on stage in March. If you’re looking for “Trouble”, you’ll find it this month in Manteo. You’ll also find “76...

Wizard of Oz by Dare Shadow Players - Feb. 12, 2016 (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)_0027

Dare Shadow Players Present ‘The Wizard of Oz’ [Video / Photo Gallery]

To purchase professional prints or high resolution downloads of any of the photos featured in this gallery, please click HERE! The Dare County Shadow Players, under the direction of Donna L. Roark, will present...

'The Wizard of Oz' cast: (back row, left to right): Jeri Edlund, Luke LePage, Travis Lawrence, Annabelle Lawrence, Stephanie Dudley, Dylan Custer, Deborah Edlund, Olivia Guns, Alan Layton, Susannah Edlund, Katie O’Neill, Jordan Daniels, Jayde Bruff, Halle Blaisdell, and Serena LePage. Middle (L to R): Pierce LePage, Malikye Naser, Marija Frasca, Grace Hook, Damon Horak, and Anna Parsons. Kneeling (L to R): James Rollason, Kayla Brown, Elijah Mitchell, Reese Homcy, Nadia Henley, Destiny Humphrey, Parris Reap, Dorian Rotchford, Sol LePage, Joyner Drake, and Alex Litt. (front) Quinn Ratti. Not pictured: Bret Grebiner, Paulina Goping and Hannah Westphal.

Dare Shadow Players Bringing ‘Wizard of Oz’ to Stage

UPDATE: Due to the weather, this performance has been rescheduled for Saturday, Feb. 13 at 6pm SUNDAY, FEB. 14 at 3pm. The Dare County Shadow Players, under the direction of Donna L. Roark, will...

Sheree J. Wilson and Clarence Gilyard star in 'Driving Miss Daisy', Jan. 16 at First Flight High School.

‘Walker, Texas Ranger’ Co-Stars Bring ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ To Outer Banks

Driving Miss Daisy is coming to the Outer Banks in February, live on stage and featuring two stars of the popular action drama Walker, Texas Ranger, in the roles made famous by Jessica Tandy...

The Tides cast is getting ready for opening night February 5th. Seen here are, left to right, Buck Hughes, Julie Sawyer, Bert Plante, Mike Nugent, Lou Heath, Beth Egbert, Julie Gartman, Glenn Sawyer, Jay Brumbeloe, Stuart Parks and Tom Filkins. The Tides is written and directed by local theater veteran Julia Scheer and will be presented at The Baum Center in KDH on February 5th, 6th, 12th & 13th. Tickets are available at the Baum Center and cost $10 for adults and $7 for students/seniors 55+.

Local Comedy Play To Premiere At Baum Center, Kill Devil Hills

What happens when the owners of a bar each decide independently to surprise the other by selling the place? The Tides, an original play by local theater staple Julia Scheer, will enjoy its world...

Music Man auditions

Theatre of Dare Announces ‘Music Man’ Open Auditions

Theatre of Dare is holding open auditions this month for their upcoming 2016 production of Meredith Wilson’s The Music Man. Auditions will be held this Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, Dec. 8, 9, and 10,...

Manteo Christmas Celebration - Dec. 4-5, 2015

Manteo Christmas Celebration Kicks Off Outer Banks Holiday Season

The Town of Manteo will kickoff the Outer Banks holiday season with their annual Christmas Celebration happening the first weekend of December.   The festivities will begin on Friday, Dec. 4, with the Boat...

Theatre of Dare presents 'It's a Wonderful Life - A Live Radio Play' Dec. 12 -13, 2015 in Kill Devil Hills.

Theatre of Dare Bringing ‘Wonderful Life’ To Kill Devil Hills

Theatre of Dare is coming home for the holidays. The organization, currently celebrating its 25th season of community theatre on the Outer Banks, will perform It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play at...

Theatre of Dare presents 'Our Town', Nov. 13-22, 2015.

[Contest] Win Tickets To Theatre Of Dare’s ‘Our Town’

Theatre of Dare presents their new production of Our Town, premiering in Manteo on Nov. 13, and OBX Entertainment has four pairs of tickets to give away! We will be giving away two pairs of...

Theatre of Dare presents 'Our Town', Nov. 13-22 in Manteo. (photo by Benj Lipchak)

Theatre of Dare Going To ‘Our Town’

As their twenty-fifth anniversary season continues, Theatre of Dare is pleased to present Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize winning play Our Town.   The classic American play is considered by many to be the best American...

PsychoPath 2015 poster

Joaquin Delays PsychoPath, Wanchese Woods Haunt Openings

This weekend’s scheduled openings of Outer Banks Halloween haunts PsychoPath and Wanchese Woods have both been pushed back to next Friday, Oct. 9. You can read the official press release from PsychoPath below. Due...

Kat Morgan plays blind heroine Susy Hendrix. (photo: Theatre of Dare)

Thriller ‘Wait Until Dark’ Begins Theatre of Dare 25th Anniversary Season

Theatre of Dare will kick off their 25th anniversary year, as well as the Outer Banks Halloween season, this weekend with the classic thriller Wait Until Dark. Read on for the official press release...