Welcome to The Lost Colony
In 1587, 117 English men, women, and children came ashore on Roanoke Island to establish a permanent English settlement in the New World. Just three years later in 1590, when English ships returned to bring supplies, they found the island deserted with no sign of the colonists. After nearly 450 years, the mystery of what happened to the colonists remains unsolved.
The Lost Colony, is performed each summer on the same site where these actual events occurred. Under the direction of Ira David Wood, III, a company of over 100 actors, dancers, singers and technicians create a magical evening for your whole family.
Become immersed in epic battles, haunting Native American dances, elegant costuming and beautiful music in this enormous stage production. The Lost Colony brings our nation’s oldest mystery to life.
This was my first time seeing any type of outdoor play. All the actors, props, and everything make you feel like you’re really there in that time period. I’m delighted that we came to see such a wonderful, well written (and portrayed) play about the Lost Colony. I hope to be in the area in the future so I can see the play again. This was truly an experience I’ll remember for the rest of my life.
“The Lost Colony of Roanoke”
Excellent show! It’s a must see if you’re in town. It’s kid friendly and has a great concession area.
“Fun Addition to Any Vacation to the Outer Banks”
If you like history, plays, or theatre you will love The Lost Colony. I first saw this performance 35 to 40 years ago in my early teens and wanted to get back and see it again. Fun for family members of all ages.