Posts Tagged: Lost Colony

Virginia Dare Faire 2013

‘The Lost Colony’ To Host Virginia Dare Faire

In celebration of the 426th birthday of Virginia Dare, the first English child born in the new world, The Lost Colony will host its annual Virginia Dare Faire this Friday, August 16th from 10am to...

Tea with the Queen.

Have Tea With The Queen At Elizabethan Gardens

You can have an audience with Queen Elizabeth I in the beautiful setting of  The Elizabethan Gardens each week this summer, where you will enjoy Her Majesty’s sumptuous desserts, refreshing iced tea, and delightful antics....

Ozzie Artz of Kill Devil Hills starred as "Baby Virginia Dare" in the christening scene in 'The Lost Colony' on August 18, 2007. (photo: Artz Music & Photography)

‘The Lost Colony’ Announces Virginia Dare Baby Auditions

The most important date in the history of Roanoke Island is August 18, 1585.  It was on that date the Eleanor Dare gave birth to Virginia Dare, the first English child born in the...

Ralph Stanley

Country Legend Ralph Stanley Coming To Waterside Theatre [Concert Preview]

Country icon Ralph Stanley, the man behind the music of the 2000 film Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?, just announced his retirement last week, making his upcoming performance this weekend at the historic Waterside Theatre one of the last...

Della Basnight is Dame Coleman in 'The Lost Colony'.

Della Basnight Returns To ‘The Lost Colony’ As Dame Coleman

In the following press release, The Lost Colony actor Della Basnight talks about growing up with Dame Coleman.  “I first auditioned for The Lost Colony when I was six or seven, and I had...

The Lost Colony 2013 (photo: OBXentertainment.com)

‘The Lost Colony’ Tony Award Arrives At Waterside Theatre

America’s longest running outdoor symphonic drama, The Lost Colony will be recognized at this weekend’s Tony Awards, as the 76-year-old production receives a special Honor for Excellence in Theater. To be presented at a ceremony tonight in...

The Lost Colony 2013 (photo: OBXentertainment.com)

[Theater Review] ‘The Lost Colony’ 2013 Season Opens [Photo Gallery]

Opening Night of the 2013 season of The Lost Colony is tonight, and OBXentertainment.com was at last night’s final dress rehearsal of the longest running outdoor symphonic drama in America to bring you the following review and...

Ida and William Friday at their home in Chapel Hill, NC.

‘The Lost Colony’ 2013 Season Dedicated To Friday Family

Opening night of the 76th annual production of The Lost Colony outdoor drama is this Friday at Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island, as the Roanoke Island Historical Association (RIHA) announced last week that the 2013 season...

‘The Lost Colony’ Announces Dare Night Perfomances

The Lost Colony has announced three dates for this year’s annual Dare Night performances, when Dare County residents can see America’s longest running outdoor symphonic drama for fee with a donation to the local food...

Puss In Boots

‘The Lost Colony’ Cast Presents ‘Puss In Boots’ Kids Show

The Lost Colony 2013 cast will present Puss In Boots for its annual kids show this summer in Manteo, where imagination and fantasy run wild for an hour of live family fun. For over 40 years the...

The Lost Colony - 2013 poster

‘The Lost Colony’ To Be Awarded Tony Honor For Excellence In Theatre!

The Lost Colony, America’s original urban legend and the longest running outdoor symphonic drama in the country, will be recognized at this year’s Tony Awards when the 76-year-old local production receives a special Honor for...

Ralph Stanley

Music Icon Ralph Stanley To Play Waterside Theatre [Concert Preview]

Two American legends will come together on Roanoke Island this summer as country music icon Ralph Stanley, the man behind the music of the 2000 film Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?, brings his Clinch Mountain Boys band to the historic Waterside...

The Lost Colony - 2013 poster

'The Lost Colony' Names New Director for 2013 Season

The Lost Colony has announced that its new director for the upcoming 76th season of America’s longest running outdoor drama is Rocky Mount native Ira David Wood III, a North Carolina theater icon who portrayed...

The Lost Colony

Symposium Explores Fact and Fiction of The Lost Colony

Your chance to explore what’s real and what has been colored by myth in the legend of The Lost Colony begins this weekend at the Roanoke Conundrum – Fact & Fiction international symposium, featuring five...

Three-month-old Ozzie Artz of Kill Devil Hills starred as "Baby Virginia Dare" in the christening scene in 'The Lost Colony' on August 18, 2007. (photo: Artz Music & Photography)

Celebrate Virginia Dare's 425th Birthday this Saturday in Manteo

August 18, 2012 marks the 425th birthday of the Outer Banks’ most famous native and the first English child born in America, Virginia Dare, and there are numerous family friendly events planned to the celebrate...

Three-month-old Ozzie Artz of Kill Devil Hills starred as "Baby Virginia Dare" in the christening scene in 'The Lost Colony' on August 18, 2007. (photo: Artz Music & Photography)

'The Lost Colony' to Hold Baby Virginia Dare Auditions July 21

Born on August 18, 1587, Virginia Dare is the most celebrated child in the history of the Outer Banks, if not America, and local parents are invited to audition their newborns this weekend for a...

Balloonacy

The Lost Colony Presents 'Balloonacy' for Kids

The 75th anniversary cast of The Lost Colony continues the production’s annual tradition of a weekday kids show this summer, and both performances this week are free for kids. Showtime is at 2pm every Tuesday and Thursday inside the College of...

Steve Kazee on stage in 'Once'.

'Lost Colony' Alumnus Wins Best Actor Tony Award

 Former Lost Colony cast member Steve Kazee is the talk of the theater world this week after winning Best Actor for his lead role in the hit musical Once at Sunday’s Tony Awards. Once –...

'The Lost Colony' 2012 cast

'The Lost Colony' Opens for 75th Anniversary Season! [Special Feature]

The Lost Colony is America’s first mystery – the original “urban legend” – and this year marks the 75th anniversary of the longest running outdoor drama in the country! To celebrate opening night this...

2012 Land of Beginnings Festival, April 16-21

The Land of Beginnings Festival, set this year for April 16-21, is an annual celebration of Outer Banks originals which defines who we are as a community. Read on the official schedule of events planned...