2016 Children’s Show: Stellaluna And Other Tales Begins June 14, 2016

“A lovely treat for families to savor”   – The Chicago Tribune

The Lost Colony is proud to announce that its 2016 Children’s show sponsored by ACE Outer Banks, “Stellaluna And Other Tales” is coming to the Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island.  Based on the popular books by Janell Cannon, play written by Alyn Cardarelli, with music by Steve Goers, this delightful musical is a pleasure for both children and adults!  The children’s show will be performing on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 2:00 PM from June 14th through August 17th.

The play tells the story of Stellaluna the bat, Verdi the snake, and Pinduli the hyena.  They are all seeking refreshment at a watering hole one hot day, only to find themselves the subjects of a bullying lion’s ridicule.  But by sharing stories about building self-confidence, these three misfit animals find wisdom, peace, and friendship.  For over 40 years the cast of The Lost Colony has produced a show just for kids.  Imagination & fantasy run wild in this hour of family fun!

Directed by Naythen Blake Rinehart, with Christina Villaverde as Musical director, the production features a cast that includes: Megan Glover as Pinduli, Henson Milam as Verdi, Delphon Curtis as Lion and Bethany Johnson as Stellaluna. Other cast members include Christopher Flores and Matt Gabbard. Costumes will be created by Jeri Meador. Taylor Dobbs will design the set.

This event is generously sponsored by:  ACE Outer Banks Hardware.  Tickets are $10.00.  Tickets are available by phone at 252-473-2127, or online at www.www.thelostcolony.org.

Dare Nights at The Lost Colony


Dare Night Performances of The Lost Colony Scheduled

The 2016 company of The Lost Colony is now performing their 79th season of the show that is the recipient of the Tony Honor For Excellence In Theatre In America. Under the direction of Ira David Wood, III the company will once again celebrate “Dare Nights” when all locals are invited to attend the show for free by making a donation of non-perishable food items to local food pantries. The “Dare Night” performances of The Lost Colony are sponsored by E.R. Midgett Insurance. E.R. Midgett is proud to be a part of this long standing community event.Theatre

“Dare Nights” will be observed on Friday, June 3, Friday, June 10 and Friday, June 17. The show will start at 7:30 PM and theatre guests are encouraged to arrive early in order to get good seats. Tickets will be assigned on a first-come-first-served basis. In addition to the food or dry goods donations, residents are required to show proof of Dare County residency, such as a driver’s license, voter registration card or utility bill. Pre-performance donation collection begins at 5:30 PM. There are no rain checks with these free tickets.

The June 3rd performance will support the Lifeline Food Pantry, the June 10th performance will support the Beach Food Pantry and the June 17th performance will benefit the Roanoke Island Food Pantry. This is a wonderful opportunity for the locals to give back to the locals. Recommended items for the food drive include canned vegetables, fruits, meats, soups and beans; tomato and pasta products; cereals; peanut butter and jelly; paper products such as toilet paper and paper towels and pancake mix and syrup. This is an excellent opportunity to see the show for free and to provide emergency assistance to families in need. The “Dare Night” performances of The Lost Colony are sponsored by E.R. Midgett Insurance.

The Lost Colony officially opened on May 27 and runs through August 20 at the Waterside Theatre located on the grounds of the Fort Raleigh National Historic Site. The show runs nightly except Sunday. Please visit www.www.thelostcolony.org for information on additional events including Stellaluna And Other Tales and the PNC Presents: Live at the Waterside Concert Series.