'Ghosts of The Lost Colony'

‘Ghosts of The Lost Colony’ Local Auditions Announced

On Thursday, February 1, The Lost Colony will hold local auditions for its upcoming 2018 production of Ghosts of The Lost Colony.  Auditions will be held at 6:00pm at the Lost Colony Building, located at 1409 National Park...

Daniel Ziegler, Katelyn Rea, and Tim Hass perform in Theatre of Dare’s ‘Boeing Boeing’ last spring. The auditorium where TOD shows have been held for more than 20 years is now infested with mold and unlikely to reopen.

Theatre of Dare Looking for New Home

On the precipice of its 27th season, Theatre of Dare finds itself in a serious housing crisis. After a rainy summer, the COA (College of the Albemarle) Auditorium in Manteo that the community theatre group has called...

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 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’ 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...

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 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...